Pixie post: Fairy letters offer advice, respite in Virginia

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — With the coronavirus lockdown and school out for the summer, 9-year-old Maya Gebler’s social world had shrunk to her immediate family and a few friends. When her...

List 3/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

GYMNASTICS Artistic World Cup in Melbourne, Australia, from Feb. 20-23: China team withdrew. All-Around World Cup in Milwaukee on March 7: Russia team withdrew. ...

Taiwan's new France office set to open by early December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Monday (Oct. 19) that the new representative office in France’s Aix-en-Provence is scheduled to open in early Decemb...

List 3/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

GYMNASTICS Artistic World Cup in Melbourne, Australia, from Feb. 20-23: China team withdrew. All-Around World Cup in Milwaukee on March 7: Russia team withdrew. ...

Taiwan's representative office in Guam celebrates National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Guam and Taiwan officials gathered Saturday (Oct. 10) in Guam to celebrate the re-opening of the Taiwan representative office and its National Day. Joshua F. Tenorio, l...

Ex-Hawaii residents in territories seek presidential voting

HONOLULU (AP) — Six former Hawaii residents who now live in Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands want to be able to vote by absentee ballot for president. They are being treated like “s...

Taiwan-US relations cause China to dial up propaganda

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan and the U.S. drift closer, China has stepped up its propaganda online and through state media. The propaganda, along with several military exercises over the ...

Taiwan to open new Guam office on Double Ten National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is preparing to launch its new representative office in Guam on Oct. 10, the Double Ten National Day, following three years of being absent from the United States t...

COVID-19 cases rising among US children as schools reopen

After preying heavily on the elderly in the spring, the coronavirus is increasingly infecting American children and teens in a trend authorities say appears driven by school reopenings and the resumpt...

Japan orders military pilots to report UFO sightings

Japan's Self-Defense Forces have been issued with new protocols for what they should do when encountering an unidentified flying object (UFO) that could potentially pose a threat to national secu...

US B-1B bombers, Chinese spy plane spotted to east of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two U.S. Air Force (USAF) bombers and one Chinese spyplane were spotted to the east of Taiwan on Friday (Sept. 25). At 12:16 p.m. the plane tracker Aircraft Spots tweet...

US appeals court in Denver eyes American Samoa citizenship

DENVER (AP) — Whether people who live in territories controlled by the U.S. automatically become citizens under a constitutional amendment that secured citizenship for freed slaves was a major focus o...

China air force video appears to show simulated attack on US base on Guam

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s air force has released a video showing nuclear-capable H-6 bombers carrying out a simulated attack on what appears to be Andersen Air Force Base on the U.S. Pacific i...

Taiwan president says China poses threat to region

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (Sept. 20) said that the multiple incursions by Chinese warplanes last week hurt China's international image and showe...

Analysis: China's rise takes the world into uncharted waters

BEIJING (AP) — Twice in the 20th century, Japan challenged the West, first in a military-led attempt to become an imperial power and then as an industrial powerhouse. Now it is China’s turn to take th...