U.S. Vice President and Japan take joint stance against China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo Tuesday morning, United States Vice President Mike Pence emphasized that they shared the values of opposing a...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. HOPE DWINDLES IN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES Relatives visit she...

The Latest: Southeast Asian meet starts with call for unity

SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the meeting in Singapore of leaders from the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Leaders of...

Southeast Asian summit puts focus on trade tensions, trends

SINGAPORE (AP) — The potential damage to the global trade brought on by President Donald Trump's tariffs battle with Beijing is looming as leaders of Southeast Asian nations, China, the U.S. and other...

Chinese premier urges guard of free trade on Singapore visit

SINGAPORE (AP) — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang stressed the need for free trade on Monday, as he drew similarities between his country and Singapore, a bustling regional hub. "China and...

U.S. to announce up to US$60b in regional aid at APEC summit: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is expected to outline the U.S.’s Indo-Pacific Strategy in more detail and announce up to US$60 billion (NT$1.84 trillion) in regional...

Taiwan represented by TSMC CEO at next week's APEC Economic Leaders Meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Earlier this month, President Tsai Ing-wen announced Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company CEO Morris Chang as the official Taiwan envoy to the upcoming APEC&nbs...

Industry leaders discuss Taiwanese investment in Indonesia and Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to better understand investment practices in Indonesia and the Philippines, Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs’ Investment Commission held a seminar yester...

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 disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

Japan deepens Southeast Asian ties with airmen program

SINGAPORE (AP) — Japan's defense minister says he plans to start a program for professional airmen to strengthen ties between his country and Southeast Asia. Takeshi Iwaya says the p...

Southeast Asian navies to hold drills with China next week

SINGAPORE (AP) — Southeast Asian navies will hold their first joint exercises with China in its southern waters next week. Singapore's Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen said the drills nex...

Taiwan’s international fishery agreements serve as good example for solving South China Sea dispute: scholar 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—American scholar Gregory Poling said on Tuesday that fishery agreements signed between Taiwan and its neighboring countries, which put aside the sovereignty issue of the Sou...

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 disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

Taiwan advised to leverage APEC to advance New Southbound Policy

Taiwan is well-positioned to help regional countries to craft policy solutions to address health care challenges and can leverage the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) as a platform and model f...

Duterte takes weekend vacation in Hong Kong, didn't inform all of his staff

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Uncertainty surrounded the Presidential Malacanang Palace in the Philippines over the weekend, as Rodrigo Duterte made an impromptu decision to visit Hong Kong, without te...