International climate prediction workshop wraps up in Taipei

The International Workshop on Climate Prediction wrapped up June 4 in Taipei City, deepening regional collaboration on advances in weather forecasting models. Co-organized by the Central Weather B...

16 US senators call on Trump to send Cabinet-level official to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) on Monday (March 4) coauthored a bipartisan letter to President Trump to send a Cabinet-level national security officia...

Papua New Guinea on hunt for 274 cars missing after APEC

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A Papua New Guinea police superintendent is hot on the trail of one of the many high-end cars he's trying to recover after an international summit. An ...

Trump-Kim summit in Vietnam may be win for all

BANGKOK (AP) — Vietnam’s selection as the venue for the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is largely a matter of convenience and security, bu...

Taiwan is an important partner to the US: APEC ambassador

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. APEC ambassador Matthew J. Matthews said Tuesday that Taiwan is an important partner to the U.S. and makes many significant contributions to APEC. Washington think...

Vietnam site for 2nd Trump-Kim summit may bring wins for all

BANGKOK (AP) — Vietnam's selection as the venue for the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is largely a matter of convenience and security, but not withou...

Filipino citizens rate U.S. as a trustworthy country, China as untrustworthy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Citizens of the Philippines have rated the U.S. as a trustworthy country and China as untrustworthy in a recent survey carried out by a local public opinion polling body. ...

Taiwan and Northeast Asia representatives believe Trump's unpredictability their biggest hidden trouble

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Experts on Asia-Pacific relations from the U.S. indicate many leaders worry Trump’s unpredictability in foreign affairs is their biggest hidden trouble. The Natio...

MOFA committed to promoting Taiwan, defending nation's sovereignty in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite 2018 having been a difficult year for Taiwan on the international stage, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) released a statement on Dec. 30 outlining some of t...

Taiwan reaffirms desire to join CPTPP trade deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) reaffirmed its desire to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) on Dec. 3...

AI more disruptive than internet: Taiwan TSMC founder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Founder of the world’s largest contract semiconductor manufacturing company, TSMC (台積電), Morris Chang (張忠謀), said that the proliferation of artificial intelligence (...

Trump's 90-day armistice unlikely to end trade war with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the wake of the temporary ceasefire announced following the G20 meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s Chairman Xi Jinping, some analysts are urging c...

Former US diplomats urge Taiwan-US free trade deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two former U.S. diplomats and a host of experts advocated for greater effort towards signing of a potential Taiwan-U.S. free trade agreement (FTA) yesterday. Former U.S...

Global trade is at stake as Trump and Xi come face to face

WASHINGTON (AP) — To hear President Donald Trump tell it, he was made for a moment like this: A high-stakes face-off. A ticking clock. A cagey adversary. The man who calls himself a ...

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Laborers stand on scaffolding while working at a construction site for a hospital near New Delhi, after such work was suspended for several days in the capital region to try to ease its severe air pol...