Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui slams China at Japan event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a speech on the Japanese island of Okinawa Saturday, former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) slammed China for being the most unstable element in present-day Asia. Lee w...

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China slaps anti-dumping tariffs on Taiwan petrochemical products

China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) has imposed anti-dumping tariffs on imports of styrene from Taiwan, South Korea and the United States, with effect from Saturday, after it was determined they ha...

Iceland, Mexico, England vie for US World Cup support

MOSCOW (AP) — American soccer fans: Iceland's prime minister wants your support. The United States is absent from the World Cup for the first time since 1986, which means up to 325 m...

Taiwan wins 6 gold medals at international invention exhibition

Taiwanese inventors won a total of 10 medals, including six gold, at Invent Arena in the Czech Republic this year, the Taiwan-based Chinese Innovation and Invention Society (CIIS) said Saturday. Ta...

Taiwan office in Vietnam moves to new address

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s representative office in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi has moved into a new and larger home, reports said Saturday. Improving relations between the two co...

A look at candidates running in Turkey's presidential race

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey is holding snap presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday — more than a year earlier than scheduled. The elections will usher in a new system of governance giving...

Tactical changes get Nigeria's World Cup back on track

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Coaches often get the criticism when things go awry on the pitch, and arguably don't get enough of the credit when things turn out just right. Ahmed Musa has...

Taiwan still striving for U.S. steel tariff exemption says top trade negotiator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is still striving for exemption from U.S. tariffs on imported steel and alumiuium said John Deng (鄧振中), Taiwan's top trade negotiator on Friday, reported CNA. ...

Taiwan EPA denies tenfold increase in plastic waste imports from U.K.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said Saturday that imports of plastic waste from Great Britain recently rose by less than 2.5 times instead of the tenfol...

No Facebook for foreigners on Chinese island of Hainan after all

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An announcement by the government of the Chinese island of Hainan that foreign visitors would be allowed access to international social media like Facebook disappeared fro...

2 Chinese warships sail off Taiwan’s east coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two Chinese warships sailed southward off Taiwan's east coast on June 20, in what Taiwan's Ministry of Defense (MoD, 國防部) described as part of a long-distance trai...

Is Taiwan’s fight back against China underway?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an interview given to the Financial Times of London, a senior Taiwan government official has called for Taiwanese citizens to boycott those international airl...

From boat makers to farmers, US-led tariff war inflicts pain

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida boat builder absorbs $4 million in lost business and expects more pain. An Ohio pork producer is losing access to a vital export market and fears the damage will last years...