From bombers to Big Macs: Vietnam a lesson in reconciliation

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Vietnamese capital once trembled as waves of American bombers unleashed their payloads, but when Kim Jong Un arrives here for his summit with President Donald Trump he won't ...

Saudi crown prince in China on latest stop of Asian tour

BEIJING (AP) — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is in China on the latest stop of a sweep through Asia that aims to expand the kingdom's influence on the continent. Prince Moha...

Macedonia's leader hopes EU membership talks start in June

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Macedonia's prime minister says he hopes his country can launch membership talks with the European Union in June now that an agreement to end a dispute with Greece has been rati...

Taiwan envoy to India promotes bilateral cooperation at trade show in New Delhi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Representative to India, Tien Chung- Kwang (田中光), was at the Taiwan Excellence pavilion at the 27th Convergence India trade show and exhibition, held in New...

Gambia and Senegal finally inaugurate connecting bridge

FARAFENNI, Gambia (AP) — Gambian President Adama Barrow and his Senegalese counterpart, Macky Sall, cut the ribbon this week on a project that was decades in the making, a bridge that links the north ...

Cambodia leader says China to give $600 million in grant aid

BEIJING (AP) — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, making a four-day visit to China, says Beijing has agreed to provide his nation with nearly $600 million in grant aid as part of a three-year assistanc...

Time is right for Taiwan and US to negotiate trade agreement: US think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Now could be the time for the U.S. and Taiwan to negotiate a bilateral trade agreement, according to a report published Jan. 14 by the U.S. think tank National Committee o...

Taiwan and India set groundwork for US$100 million in deals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Representatives from India and Taiwan signed an MOU expected to facilitate economic exchange worth around US$100 million (NT$3.084 billion) in Taipei on Jan. 15, reported ...

Analysis: China pulling out all stops in Canada tensions

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping's government is sparing no expense to its international reputation in its determination to force Canada to back down over the case of a Chinese te...

Japanese companies in UK worried over 'Hard Brexit'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Many Japanese companies are growing increasingly worried about the possibility of a “hard Brexit” if the U.K. is unable to agree to a deal with the European Un...

Taiwan ranked as 12th best country for business by Forbes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chinese-owned Forbes has listed Taiwan 12th on its list of the Best Countries for Business for 2019 and credited Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) New Southbound Policy...

The Latest: In new year message, Corbyn slams May on Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The leader of Britain's main opposition party has used his new year...

US Ambassador: Major trade deal with UK may not be possible

LONDON (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Britain has cast doubts on whether a major bilateral trade deal can be reached if Parliament approves the Brexit proposal from Prime Minister Theresa May. ...

Turkey's president criticizes US sanctions on Iran

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president has again criticized U.S. sanctions on Iran and vowed to continue to cooperate with Tehran. Recep Tayyip Erdogan made the comments on Thursda...

Taiwan should ‘lie low’ amid U.S-China conflict: former U.S. official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is advised to lie low amid the tug of war between the U.S. and China while striving to secure a bilateral trade deal with the U.S., urged former director of the Ame...