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Former CIA officer suspected of betraying U.S. agents to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A former Central Intelligence Agency officer who was arrested in New York after flying in from Hong Kong earlier this week is now suspected of having betrayed the names of...

Volkswagen sales hit record of 10.74 million in 2017

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen had record sales of 10.74 million vehicles last year as markets in Brazil and Russia rebounded strongly. Sales rose 4.3 percent ...

Australian Open Results

MELBOURNE (AP) — Results Wednesday from the Australian Open at Melbourne Park (seedings in parentheses): Men's Singles ...

China planning to send robot sub to sunken ship

BEIJING (AP) — China's Transport Ministry says preparations are underway to send a robot submarine possibly followed by divers to explore and plug holes in a sunken Iranian oil tanker whose 32 crew me...

China: 'Cold War thinking' behind Vancouver N. Korea meeting

BEIJING (AP) — China says "Cold War thinking" is behind a meeting of U.S. allies on how to deal with North Korea's nuclear threat, adding it risks splitting international opinion over the issue. ...

Apple supplier denies charges of unsafe, unclean conditions

SHANGHAI (AP) — An Apple Inc. supplier in eastern China has denied allegations by a New York rights group that its workers toil for ten-hour shifts in loud, polluted conditions, without proper overtim...

China wants a Taiwanese-run war grave in India turned into a tourist attraction 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Tuesday that China’s request to change a Taiwanese-managed war grave located in the northeast of ...

China to write Xi Jinping ideology into high school textbooks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The thoughts of China’s Communist Party leader and President Xi Jinping (習近平) will be included in textbooks for high schools, reports said Wednesday. At last year...

Chinese-American journalist says China kidnapped his wife

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese-American journalist who extensively interviewed the exiled businessman Guo Wengui says his wife has been kidnapped and held for months by Chinese security forces. ...

China is single largest source of PM2.5 pollution in Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Comparing data on pollution sources in Taiwan's air, a Taiwanese professor and former NASA employee has come to the conclusion that the single largest source of fine p...

Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans

HONG KONG (AP) — David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super-intelligent genius machines" that might help solve some of mankind's most challe...

Asian shares track weakness on Wall St; China shares higher

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were lower Wednesday in Asia after a flip-flop session on Wall Street, where the Dow industrial average ended almost flat after backtracking from a broad rally earlier in the day. ...

Politics in China weighs heavily on business

BEIJING (AP) — Politics weighs more heavily on foreign companies in China than it has in nearly three decades. The latest flashpoint was Beijing's fury last week at hotel keeper Marr...