Cross-strait standoff unlikely to end in Tsai's 2nd term: U.S. scholar

China is unlikely to back down from its hardline stance against Taiwan in the wake of the Jan. 11 general elections that resoundingly gave Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) a second term, acco...

China's reported cases of Wuhan pneumonia quadruple to 198, real number could be 1,700

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese authorities on Sunday (Jan. 19) announced that 136 new cases of the mysterious disease which broke out in Wuhan have been confirmed over the weekend, including an ...

KMT reformers create Facebook group to debate party’s cross-strait stand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reformers in the Kuomintang (KMT) have created a Facebook group inviting debate on the opposition party’s stand on cross-strait issues in a bid to transform itself a...

China counts sharp rise in coronavirus cases, 2 in Beijing

BEIJING (AP) — China reported Monday a sharp rise in the number of people affected in a pneumonia outbreak caused by a new coronoavirus, including the first cases in the capital. The...

China reports sharp rise in coronavirus cases including two in Beijing and one in Shenzhen

BEIJING (AP) — China reports sharp rise in coronavirus cases including two in Beijing and one in Shenzhen.

Davos report: Social mobility not just right, but beneficial

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Nations can learn from Nordic and other European countries when it comes to helping people scale up the economic ladder, and countries like China and the United States could ...

Trump to promote China, Mexico-Canada trade deals to farmers

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to discuss new U.S. trade agreements with its North American neighbors and with China during an appearance Sunday at a convention of Ame...

AP Explains: CFO of China's Huawei facing extradition to US

TORONTO (AP) — An extradition hearing begins Monday in a Vancouver courtroom for Huawei top executive Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of the company's founder. Canada arrested Meng while she was changing p...

Even as Trump claims two victories on trade, doubts remain

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s trade deal with China last week opened up export opportunities for American farmers, manufacturers and energy producers. And his trade pact with Canada and M...

Strong quake hits China's far west Xinjiang region

BEIJING (AP) — A strong earthquake struck China's far west Xinjiang region Sunday night, the government earthquake agency said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. ...

Cross-strait standoff unlikely to end in Tsai's 2nd term: U.S. scholar

China is unlikely to back down from its hardline stance against Taiwan in the wake of the Jan. 11 general elections that resoundingly gave Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) a second term, acco...

Taiwan not part of China as claimed by Myanmar, Beijing: MOFA

Taiwan's foreign ministry on Sunday pushed back against a joint statement between Beijing and Myanmar that said Taiwan was undisputedly part of China's territory. "The Ministry of Fore...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

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Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Sunday, January 19, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Sunday's Weather Condition;Sunday's High Temp (C);Sunday's Low Temp (C);Monday's W...

Japan's leader vows to boost nation's role in US alliance

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Sunday to bolster his country's role under its security pact with the U.S. in “outer space and cyberspace,” as the allies marked the 60th annive...