Taiwan should form a cross-ministerial digital committee: I-Mei CEO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan should form a cross-ministerial digital committee to integrate the government’s digital capabilities, I-Mei Foods Co. CEO Luis Ko (高志明) told Business Today in...

Hong Kong reshuffles Cabinet, appoints 5 new ministers

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong on Wednesday appointed five new principal officials in a Cabinet reshuffle, with new appointments for the ministers overseeing mainland affairs, civil service, financial ser...

Hong Kong cabinet faces reshuffle after conflicting statements on Beijing's role

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Patrick Nip Tak-kuen (聶德權) will be stripped of his title, along with at least four other government ministers, ...

Top British civil servant quits over treatment by minister

LONDON (AP) — The most senior civil servant at the British government's Home Office resigned Saturday and harshly criticized Home Secretary Priti Patel for her treatment of him. Sir ...

Saudi king names ousted oil minister to lead investment draw

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's monarch Tuesday appointed as the country's new minister of investment a prominent figure in the kingdom who previously served as energy minister and board ch...

Tsai Ing-wen determined to defend Taiwan's sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said during a reception for a delegation from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on Tuesday (Jan. 14) that Taiwa...

Taiwan votes with future of its democracy on the line

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The future of Taiwan’s democracy is on the line as the self-ruled island’s 19 million voters decide on whether to give independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen a second term. ...

Arkansas judge orders officer who shot motorist reinstated

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge on Thursday ordered the city of Little Rock to reinstate a police officer who was fired for fatally shooting a black motorist. Pulaski Coun...

China tightens up on info after Xinjiang leaks

The Xinjiang regional government in China’s far west is deleting data, destroying documents, tightening controls on information and has held high-level meetings in response to leaks of classifie...

China tightens info control after leaks on detention camps

The Xinjiang regional government in China’s far west is deleting data, destroying documents, tightening controls on information and holding high-level meetings in response to leaks of classified paper...

Takeaways so far from House public impeachment hearings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The start of public impeachment hearings unfolding in Congress marks the first time the American public can watch and listen to the witnesses at the heart of the matter. ...

Taiwan entertainer decries fine for shouting 'President Han' at flag-raising

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese entertainer Hsiu Hai-ling (熊海靈) is crying foul over a proposed fine for her referring to Kuomintang presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu as "President Han"...

Former Little Rock officer appeals firing to state judge

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A white Little Rock, Arkansas, police officer who was fired for fatally shooting a black motorist is asking a state judge to reinstate him to the police force. ...

NTU president receives official reprimand from Control Yuan

TAIPEI (Taipei News) -- A hearing by the Public Functionary Disciplinary Sanction Commission involving National Taiwan University (NTU) President Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) concluded on Monday (Sept. 2), f...

His mom says Bruce Springsteen's son is firefighter

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — His mom says Bruce Springsteen's son is becoming a firefighter in Jersey City. Patti Scialfa on Thursday posted congratulations to their youngest child, Sam,...