Taiwan's Tainan lists sites where annular solar eclipse can be observed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan in southwestern Taiwan is offering a list of sites in the city where people can observe the annular solar eclipse on June 21, which will not be visible again until ...

Black Lives Matter goes mainstream after Floyd’s death

For much of its seven-year existence, the Black Lives Matter movement has been seen by many Americans as a divisive, even radical force. Its very name enraged its foes, who countered with the slogans ...

Long seen as radical, Black Lives Matter goes mainstream

For much of its seven-year existence, the Black Lives Matter movement has been seen by many Americans as a divisive, even radical force. Its very name enraged its foes, who countered with the slogans ...

US investigating 'hazardous event' in Wuhan lab in October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. intelligence agencies are investigating a private report that purports to have found evidence of a "shutdown" and "hazardous event" allegedly taki...

Italy begins to grapple with how to ease virus restrictions

SOAVE, Italy (AP) — With warmer weather beckoning, Italians are straining against a strict lockdown to halt the coronavirus that is just now showing signs of ebbing at the end of five weeks of mass is...

New tool tells users their likelihood of contact with coronavirus patients in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thanks to a new trilingual tool rolled out by a group of programmers on an online civic tech community, people can now check their probability of having come in contact wi...

Where did they go? Millions left city before quarantine

SHANGHAI (AP) — For weeks after the first reports of a mysterious new virus in Wuhan, millions of people poured out of the central Chinese city, cramming onto buses, trains and planes as the fir...

Mapping app location data shows how virus spread in China

SHANGHAI (AP) — For weeks after the first reports of a mysterious new virus in Wuhan, millions of people poured out of the central Chinese city, cramming onto buses, trains and planes as the fir...

Passengers of coronavirus-stricken cruise ship visited Taipei 101, other tourist spots: CDC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the number of coronavirus cases on a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan continues to climb, Taiwanese authorities have pinpointed more than 30 spots visited...

Google Maps cycling navigation rolled out in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Google Maps launched its cycling navigation service in Taiwan on Thursday (Feb. 6), the first in Asia to provide bicycle-friendly directions. The service can be accesse...

Huawei races to replace Google apps for next smartphone

BEIJING (AP) — If you can make smartphone apps, Chinese tech giant Huawei wants you. The No. 2 global smartphone brand is struggling to hold onto its market after Washington accused...

US proposes rules to vet all telecoms-related purchases

The Department of Commerce has proposed requiring case-by-case approvals of all purchases of telecommunications equipment in a move likely to hit major Chinese suppliers like Huawei. The proposal i...

Undergrounding beautifies scenic Taitung County Route 197 in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An undergrounding project has been completed on a scenic stretch of Taitung County Route 197 from Chihshang Township to Taitung City to remove the eyesore of omnipresent o...

AP Interview: Huawei founder says US woes not hardest crisis

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — For decades, Huawei's founder stayed out of sight as it grew to become the biggest maker of network gear for phone carriers and passed Apple as the No. 2 smartphone brand. ...

Huawei founder says US sanctions not his toughest crisis

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — For decades, Huawei's founder stayed out of sight as it grew to become the biggest maker of network gear for phone carriers and passed Apple as the No. 2 smartphone brand. ...