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10 shortcomings of Taiwan according to Turkish celebrity Wu Feng

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese-Turkish TV show host and comedian Wu Feng (吳鳳), who calls Taiwan home, shared what he considers the country’s top-10 aspects that need improving. Wu sai...

Ex-KMT chair lauds China's anti-terror efforts on same day Xinjiang Police Files leaked

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Kuomintang (KMT) Chair Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) uploaded a Facebook post on Tuesday (May 24) praising China's "anti-terrorism" efforts in Xinjiang on the s...

Philippines: Marcos Jr. to stand by South China Sea ruling

Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the president-elect of the Philippines, said said he would uphold an international ruling against China over disputed waters, vowing on Thursday to prevent any foreign interferen...

Beto O'Rourke interrupts briefing, echoing US debate on guns

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Surrounded by fellow Republicans on a high school stage, Gov. Greg Abbott was wrapping up his opening remarks about the killing of school children and teachers in Uvalde, Texas, w...

Trial begins for ex-Virginia Tech football player in killing

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — A trial began Wednesday for a former Virginia Tech football player accused in the fatal beating of a Tinder match he originally believed was a woman. Isime...

Literary 'superagent' Mort Janklow dies at 91

NEW YORK (AP) — Mort Janklow, a colorful former corporate attorney who raised high the power of the literary agent as he brokered big advances for publishing, political and entertainment leaders, from...

'Precious individuals' taken in Texas school shooting

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — One student was an avid runner, so fast she swept the races at field day. Another was learning football plays from his grandfather. One girl sensed something was wrong and wanted ...

Tribute for late VA chief Max Cleland, who lost limbs in war

ATLANTA (AP) — President Joe Biden and three former presidents paid tribute Wednesday to late Veterans Administration chief and U.S. senator Max Cleland, who lost limbs while serving in Vietnam. ...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 23 The Washington Post say paused Disinformation Governance Board was doomed from its inception...

Brittney Griner's wife tells ABC she wants WNBA star home

Brittney Griner's wife, Cherelle, wants President Joe Biden to secure her partner's release, doing whatever is necessary to get the WNBA star home from Russia where she has been detained for more than...

France: Climate protesters block TotalEnergies meeting

PARIS (AP) — Several hundred climate protesters disrupted a TotalEnergies shareholders meeting in Paris and blocked the venue entrance Wednesday to denounce the oil and gas giant’s stake in Russia des...

Critics pressure UN rights chief over Xinjiang silence during China trip

As United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet continues her trip in China, all sides are closely monitoring how she handles the tricky and sensitive topic of China's perse...

Sports world reacts to the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas

In Dallas, Steve Kerr and Jason Kidd did not want to talk about basketball. LeBron James made no effort to hide his anger. Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics, a young father, called the news “devastat...

Australia's government urges China to remove trade barriers

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s new government has urged China to lift trade sanctions if it wants to reset a bilateral relationship that plumbed new depths under the previous administration. ...

The US took an oddly two-faced approach to Taiwan this week

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — On March 31, the U.S. and Taiwan held high-level talks “on expanding Taiwan’s participation at the United Nations and in other international fora” is i...