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...

Pakistan cricket chief wants teams to return to his country

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — The return of one-day international cricket to Pakistan after a 10-year absence due to a terrorist attack on a team bus has coincided with a renewed plea from the country's cr...

Taiwan ranked 9th in world in technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been ranked the 9th most technological and 13th most digitally competitive nation by the Swiss-based International Institute for Management Development (IMD). ...

European car industry warns of 'catastrophic' no-deal Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Europe's leading automotive trade groups joined forces Monday to warn about the "catastrophic" consequences of a no-deal Brexit. Europe-wide industry groups and 21 nati...

How the past informs Trump's vision of America's future

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's vision of America's tomorrows looks much like its yesterdays. He loves "beautiful" coal. "Beautiful" warships. And "those four beautiful wo...

President Tsai reaffirms commitment to Taiwan’s semiconductor industry

President Tsai Ing-wen said Sept. 19 that the government is committed to developing Taiwan’s semiconductor industry to ensure the country remains one of the top investment destinations for high-...

President Tsai joins groundbreaking ceremony for Taiwan's Taoyuan MRT tunnel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (Sept. 20) presided over a ceremony marking the groundbreaking of an underground tunnel that will be part of the Taoyuan Mass Rapid ...

Taoyuan Int'l Airport Industry Development Association inaugurated in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taoyuan International Airport Industry Development Association (桃園市國際機場產業發展協會) held its inaugural meeting on Thursday (Sept. 19), which was attended by Taoyuan Mayor C...