Spanish league proud of tight fight for the top

MADRID (AP) — The most competitive Spanish Liga in more than two decades is attributable to financial control measures, the league says. It has never been tighter at the top of the l...

Bulgarian president vetoes appointment of new prosecutor

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria's president has vetoed the appointment of Ivan Geshev as new chief prosecutor. President Rumen Radev on Thursday that he would ask the judicial panel ...

Trump to rally in Louisiana in bid to unseat Democratic gov

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — With voting complete in Mississippi and Kentucky, President Donald Trump is turning attention to the last gubernatorial contest of the year, bidding to drive out Louisiana's De...

Patriots QB Tom Brady impressed with Hamilton's F1 career

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady is really impressed by his neighbor's driving. That would be Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton. Speaking to reporters Frida, the ...

Taiwan's science and technology ministry celebrates 60th anniversary with two-day forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To mark its 60th anniversary, the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) organized its biggest forum in recent years in Taipei on Wednesday (Oct. 30). Although resou...

US Defense Dept. opens Flagship language center in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese Overseas Flagship language center has been established by the U.S. Defense Department at National Taiwan University to foster exchanges between the U.S. and Taiw...

Taiwan to continue empowering immigrants: interior minister

The government will continue to empower immigrants and their children through financial assistance and relaxation of immigration policies, Minister of the Interior Hsu Kuo-yung (徐國勇) said in a forum S...

Altuve, Astros show up in World Series, win Game 3 in DC 4-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Series finally showed up back in Washington, 86 years later — and, sparked by José Altuve, the Houston Astros finally showed up in this World Series. Altu...

APO event spotlights Taiwan's role in promoting regional prosperity

The annual workshop meeting of heads organized for member economies of Tokyo-based Asian Productivity Organization wrapped up Oct. 23 in Taipei City, spotlighting Taiwan’s role in advancing regi...

Harden caps preseason with a scoring flourish

MIAMI (AP) — James Harden sure seems in midseason form. Russell Westbrook isn't there yet. Harden, the reigning NBA scoring champion, scored 44 points in 35 minutes...

No. 1 pick to No. 1 in picks, Browns QB Mayfield struggling

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield has gone from No. 1 pick to No. 1 in picks. A record-setting rookie quarterback who pulled the Browns back from their darkest despair while re-energiz...

Arrival of Flagship in Taiwan significant for US-Taiwan relations: William Stanton

The U.S. Language Flagship Program Has Come to Taiwan Relations between the United States and Taiwan have clearly never been better, but we tend to measure that progress only in terms of major eve...

Intel tells Taiwan that small can be strong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Intel CEO Bob Swan said Taiwan plays a critical role in the world’s information and communication industry, in a Focus Taiwan interview. The U.S. semiconductor giant CE...

Taiwan 4th most innovative country: Global Competitiveness Report 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has claimed 12th place out of 141 economies in the Global Competitiveness Report 2019, edging up one slot from last year, according to a report released by the Worl...

3 Lithuanian MPs call for representative office in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Lithuanian parliamentarians last week called for an end to celebrations of Communist China's 70th anniversary and opening a Lithuanian representative office in T...