US-Taiwan Pacific leadership program opens in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than a dozen officials and professionals from Pacific island nations are in Taipei for a program jointly led by the U.S. and Taiwan that is aimed at fostering leaders...

Researchers: Cyberespionage campaign targets UN agencies

Cybersecurity researchers say a coordinated cyberespionage campaign has targeted U.N. relief agencies, the International Red Cross and other non-governmental organizations groups for the past 10 month...

Only China can untie its own knot in US relations: William Stanton

The joint opinion letter “China Is Not the Enemy” published in the Washington Post on July 3 may turn out to be one of the last ideological gasps of those 100 signatories – largely A...

Taiwan leader Tsai gets party nod to run for reelection

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, a thorn in the side of China's government because of her pro-independence views, sewed up the ruling party's nomination Thursday to seek a second f...

Radicalization among Sri Lanka's Muslims was slow and steady

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A spate of attacks against mosques, shrines and followers of Sufi sheikhs in Sri Lanka more than a decade ago point to early warning signs of fundamentalism taking r...

U.S. must help Taiwan resist Chinese dominance: Washington Post opinion writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The United States must do more to help Taiwan resist China, because the communist country’s “malign influence” is everywhere on the island while the U.S. is ab...

AIT Director lauds Taiwan's efforts to foster young talent from Pacific Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During Wednesday's closing ceremony for a Taiwan-U.S. training program aimed at fostering young talent, Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Brent Christ...

Trump to nominate former AF general as State Department's top diplomat for East Asia and the Pacific

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Donald Trump intends to nominate former US Air Force Gen. David Stilwell to be the State Department’s top diplomat for East Asia and the Pacific, repo...

China might not win attack, but Taiwan needs to spend more on defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An eventual military attack by China against Taiwan would not necessarily end with a victory for Beijing, but the island needs to step up its military spending, according ...

US wants world to isolate North Korea, so what's that mean?

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador recently urged the world to sever diplomatic ties with North Korea, she was sketchy on the details: Should all embassies close? How abou...

2 women to vie in Taiwan presidential election for 1st time

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's top two political parties have each nominated a woman for president in 2016, a historic first signaling acceptance of female leadership and kicking off a campaign highli...