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Cannabis bust on Indigenous land highlights legal divide

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A federal raid on a household marijuana garden on tribal land in northern New Mexico is sowing uncertainty and resentment about U.S. drug enforcement priorities on Native America...

China cries foul at EU report backing closer Taiwan ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China on Thursday (Oct. 21) lashed out at the European Parliament for "obstinately adopting" a report that calls for closer relations between the EU and Taiwan. ...

Meek Mill's 'Expensive Pain' comes with a heavy cost

NEW YORK (AP) — Meek Mill is not behind prison bars. He’s no longer required to check in with parole officers. But despite this freedom, the rapper has not fully rid himself of invisible shackles that...

Taiwan stands to benefit from Europe’s NT$25 trillion green and digital transition: EU trade office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The chief of the European Economic and Trade Office (EETO) said on Wednesday (Oct. 6) that Taiwan can benefit from the European Union’s Green Deal and Digital Europe...

Taiwan looks forward to EU trade agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan called for pre-negotiation work to start on a possible Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) on Friday (Sept. 17), after the European Union (EU) announced the previo...

European MEPs call for stronger EU-Taiwan ties, warn of China threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — MEPs from the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs on Wednesday (Sept. 1) adopted a report calling for a bilateral investment agreement (BIA) with Taiwan...

European Parliament to discuss name change for EU office in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The representative office of the European Union (EU) in Taiwan could soon add either the name “Taipei” or “Taiwan” to its official title if the Eur...

Toy advertised as 'kid-friendly' in Taiwan sings Polish rap about cocaine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Parents thinking about buying this "toddler-friendly" electric furry cactus that dances and raps in Polish might want to think twice. The toymaker claims that...

Marta and Formiga will lead Brazil in Olympic women's soccer

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Marta and Formiga will lead Brazil's women's soccer team at the Tokyo Olympics in what is expected to be their international swansong. The 35-year old Marta has...

Pro-Taiwan group expands to 150 members

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European chapter of the Formosa Club on Monday (May 17) held a virtual meeting with some of its new members, who hail from 24 countries. Foreign Minister Joseph Wu ...

A list of America's top 50 donors of 2020

These are the donors who gave the most in 2020, according to the Philanthropy 50, an annual ranking compiled by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. A searchable database with more information on the donors...

Taiwan vice president warns EU about folly of investment deal with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Wednesday (Dec. 30) warned the European Union to be wary of an investment deal it is on the verge of signing with China. ...

ECCT calls for inking of Taiwan-EU investment agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) released its Position Papers 2021 on Wednesday (Nov. 11), urging for the expedited signing of a bilateral investment agreeme...

Brazil's Bolsonaro rejects Chinese vaccine against COVID-19

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro overruled his own health minister on Wednesday, rejecting the announced purchase of 46 million doses of CoronaVac, a potential vaccine against COVID...

Taiwan president calls for investment agreement with EU

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At the first-ever European Union Investment Forum held in Taiwan on Tuesday (Sept. 22), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called for the opening of negotiations for an investme...