Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters ...

Most Taiwan trade with RCEP already free from tariffs: MOEA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As 15 nations announced that talks about a Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) had been completed, Economics Minister Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) said Tuesday (Nov...

US, China spar at Southeast Asian regional summit

NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — The rivalry between the United States and China over influence in the Asia-Pacific region was on show Monday as the two superpowers traded barbs over freedom of navig...

Trump invites ASEAN leaders to US meet after skipping summit

NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — President Donald Trump has invited Southeast Asian leaders to a “special summit” in the United States early next year after skipping their ongoing annual ...

Trump absent, ASEAN charts path for trade bloc led by China

Southeast Asian leaders agreed Sunday to work with China and other neighbors to transcend conflicts over trade policies and territorial disputes for the sake of stronger economies and regional stabili...

Trump invites ASEAN leaders to US meet after skipping summit

NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — President Donald Trump has invited Southeast Asian leaders to a "special summit" in the United States early next year after skipping their annual summit. ...

UN chief urges Myanmar to resolve Rohingya crisis

NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres has expressed concern over the plight of the 730,000 Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar's Rakhine state, calling on Myanmar's gov...

Trump absent, ASEAN charts path for trade bloc led by China

NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — Leaders from fast-growing Southeast Asian economies, China, Japan and other regional powers are meeting in Bangkok for an annual summit that President Donald Trump is skipp...

Taiwan and US dedicate November to innovation and cybersecurity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the United States want to deepen their cooperation in innovation, but a precondition is the safety of intellectual property rights, one of the purposes of the j...

ASEAN meeting grapples with trade war, territorial disputes

NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — Malaysia's prime minister has urged leaders in Southeast Asia to use the sway of their shared market of 650 million people and speak with "one voice" to get fair access to ...

ASEAN meet spotlights advances in trade, sea pact, and rifts

NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders meeting this weekend in Bangkok are making last-minute efforts with wealthier neighbors led by China to conclude talks on one of the world's largest...

ASEAN Basketball League to tip off with two teams from Taiwan

The ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) will tip off this season with the participation of two teams from Taiwan, one of them being the Fubon Braves that won the national Super Basketball League (SBL) earli...

US to send security envoy, commerce secretary to ASEAN meet

BANGKOK (AP) — The White House has announced that a national security adviser and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will attend two summits in Thailand. The announcement comes just days...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters ...

Should Taiwanese basketball fans boycott the NBA?

KAOHSIUNG (Taipei News) — It seems like almost every week, a new international company, brand, or organization is falling over itself to apologize for hurting the feelings of citizens of the Peo...