Heavily pork-reliant China battling African swine fever

BEIJING (AP) — China, the world's largest producer of pork, is battling an African swine fever outbreak that could potentially devastate herds. Authorities say the disease, which onl...

ETS kowtows to Beijing by posting 'Taiwan, China' on TOEFL site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese students preparing to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) became incensed when they discovered Educational Testing Service (ETS) had kowtowed ...

Taiwan flag features at Asian Games cycling road race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's national flag featured prominently on official signage during the 2018 Asian Games cycling road race from August 22-24, despite Taiwan competing under it...

Taiwan Air Force to transfer P-3C bombers from Pingtung to Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In light of the increasing tensions created by China’s political campaign of political suppression, Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) is taking added...

China's El-Salvador snatch changes status quo: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China's recent efforts to take away Taiwan's diplomatic allies alters the status quo and is detrimental to regional security, American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) sp...

Rubio drafts amendment to end aid for El Salvador after switch from Taiwan to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to the news that Taiwan had cut ties with El Salvador as it prepared to switch its allegiance to China, Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) announced on Twi...

Danai Gurira Fights Back Against Rhino Poaching as Malaysia Seizes Rhino Horns In Transit to Vietnam

SAN FRANCISCO (WildAid) - American actress and playwright Danai Gurira is calling on the public to stand strong against rhinoceros poaching. The Black Panther star is featured in a series of bill...

Olympic champ Balandin considers quitting after Asian Games

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Kazakhstan's only Olympic swimming champion Dmitriy Balandin is contemplating retiring from the sport, possibly as soon as this week. The 23-year-old has be...

Liu sets world record; Sun and Ikee keep collecting gold

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Liu Xiang set her first world record in an event she was only doing for a bit of fun. The 21-year-old prefers freestyle sprinting so she was very surprised ...

Herbalife distributors claim in $1B suit events were a sham

MIAMI (AP) — Patricia and Jeff Rodgers figured they did everything right to get rich beyond their wildest dreams selling Herbalife health and personal care products. They attended all of the "Circle o...

US concerned as Salvador shifts from Taiwan to China

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. government is expressing concern about El Salvador's decision to shift diplomatic relations to China from Taiwan. U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador Jean Manes say...

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Liu breaks 50-meter backstroke world record at Asian Games

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Liu Xiang of China swam a world-record time of 26.98 seconds to win the women's 50-meter backstroke gold medal on Tuesday night at the Asian Games. Liu has ...

Clarkson's Philippines edged by Zhou's China at Asian Games

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The addition of the Cleveland Cavaliers' Jordan Clarkson to the lineup wasn't quite enough on Tuesday as Philippines lost 82-80 to China in a Group D game at the Asian Games....