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Austin: Allies, innovation key to US competition with China

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon intends to work better with private industry to develop high-tech systems and to strengthen relations with allies in the Indo-Pacific region in order to maintain a compe...

US defense department recommends military build-ups in Guam, Australia to counter China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior U.S. defense official on Monday (Nov. 29) revealed key details of a confidential Pentagon report, saying that the U.S. will expand its bases in Guam and Australia...

Pentagon: few changes to U.S. overseas military 'footprint'

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of study, the Pentagon has decided no immediate major changes are needed in the global positioning of U.S. forces, although it will further analyze force needs in the Mi...

Taiwan defense minister says Guam military attaché soon to be established

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Defense said on Monday (Nov. 29) that a military attaché in Guam is in the process of being established. During a legislative meeting, Democratic...

UA staff mistakenly denied Guam transit to Taiwanese man with Medigen jab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's government on Wednesday (Nov. 24) explained that United Airlines' denial of a Taiwanese man's transit through Guam over the Medigen COVID-19 vaccine w...

Taiwan traveler refused transit in Guam because of Medigen vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese man sent by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to complete his alternative military service in Palau was refused transit in Guam because he had received Me...

After 4 years as pawn in US-China game, Seattle man is home

BRUSSELS (AP) — Daniel Hsu, a U.S. citizen, fought for four years to escape China. The Seattle resident was barred from leaving despite having committed no crime. Then earlier this m...

After 4 years as pawn in US-China game, Seattle man is home

BRUSSELS (AP) — Daniel Hsu, a U.S. citizen, fought for four years to escape China. The Seattle resident was barred from leaving despite having committed no crime, a pawn in a geopol...

Packers plan to open stock offering Tuesday morning

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Any Green Bay Packers fans wanting to invest a personal stake in their favorite team has a chance to do so this week. The NFL’s only community-owned team is op...

Taiwan’s two largest airlines offering discounts on tickets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s two largest carriers are offering discounts on flights as the airline industry expects an uptick in air travel in the near future amid rising COVID-19 vacci...

Space-based sensors needed to counter China’s hypersonic missiles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thomas Karako, senior fellow at Washington D.C.-based think tank Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), said the U.S. needs to deploy space-based sensors t...

Court seems reluctant to sweep Puerto Rico into SSI program

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appeared reluctant Tuesday to rule for a resident of Puerto Rico who claims it's unconstitutional to be excluded from a welfare program that's available in all 50 s...

End of daylight saving time means winter is on the horizon

WASHINGTON (AP) — Winter is on the horizon again with the end of daylight saving time coming Sunday across most of the United States. Standard time begins at 2 a.m. local time Sunday...

Japan, Germany expand military ties as German warship visits

TOKYO (AP) — Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi on Friday said Japan will step up military cooperation with Germany in the Indo-Pacific region as he welcomed a port call by the first German warship to visit...

Navy fires 2 top officers of submarine damaged in collision

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy said Thursday it fired the two senior officers of a nuclear-powered attack submarine that was damaged in an underwater collision last month in the South China Sea. A sailor ...