Taiwan's investment forums go online amid virus pandemic

In order to build a faster and more efficient communication channel between Taiwan's high-quality listed companies and international institutional investors, the Taiwan Stock Exchange and SinoPac ...

Presidents have leeway to use military for domestic purposes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's warning that he would deploy the United States military to any state that refuses to take aggressive action against rioting rests on a longstanding president...

Taiwan, US, Japan celebrate 5th anniversary of joint cooperative program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan, the U.S., and Japan celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF) on Monday (June 1), pledging to expand cooperation and...

Curtis Cooke, Hall of Fame welterweight champion, dies at 82

DALLAS (AP) — Curtis Cokes, the Hall of Fame welterweight who became Dallas’ first world champion in 1966, has died. He was 82. Erwin “Sparky” Sparks, Cokes’ partner at the Home of C...

Defense minister says Taiwan prepared for China attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of National Defense Yen Teh-fa (嚴德發) said on Friday (May 29) that since the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has never relinquished the threat of force against the i...

List 3/3 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

AUSTRALIAN RULES Round 1 from March 19-22, no spectators. Competition from March 22 suspended. SAILING Clipper Round the World Race in Subic Bay, ...

Police, experts condemn knee restraint used on George Floyd

Police around the nation and law enforcement experts on Thursday broadly condemned the way George Floyd, who died in Minneapolis police custody this week, was restrained by an officer who dug his knee...

Tokyo Olympics just beginning the race to reset themselves

TOKYO (AP) — Just two months after the unprecedented Olympic postponement, organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto was asked Thursday about progress toward rescheduling next year's Tokyo Games. ...

Virus, heat wave and locusts form perfect storm in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — As if the coronavirus wasn't enough, India grappled with scorching temperatures and the worst locust invasion in decades as authorities prepared for the end of a monthslong lockdown d...

Mail-in voting could turn Election Day into Election Week

A shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner of November’s presidential race on election night, a scenario that is fueling worries about whether President D...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 27 The New York Post on Twitter fact-checking President Donald Trump's tw...

Will mail-in voting turn Election Day into Election Week?

A shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner of November’s presidential race on election night, a scenario that is fueling worries about whether President D...

Congress weighs choice: 'Go big' on virus aid or hit 'pause'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to “go big,” as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants for the next relief bill, or hit “pause,” as Senate Ma...

List 3/3 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

AUSTRALIAN RULES Round 1 from March 19-22, no spectators. Competition from March 22 suspended. SAILING Clipper Round the World Race in Subic Bay, ...

Omar describes life as a fearless fighter in new memoir

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar's metamorphosis from refugee to the first Somali-American in Congress has been well-documented. Now, Omar is out with a new memoir that offers her own spi...