Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Tuesday, June 18, 2019 _____ City/Town, Country;Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (C);Tuesday's Low Temp (C);Wednesday...

What China, North Korea are looking to achieve with summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping travels to North Korea to meet leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are locked in di...

Taiwan military must remain vigilant in face of constant China threat: Foreign Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Speaking at a seminar sponsored by the Brookings Institute and National Chengchi University on Monday (June 17), Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) emphasized that Taiwan’s...

Hong Kong head Carrie Lam apologizes for extradition bill fiasco

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At a press conference today (June 18), Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized for her handling of the controversial extradition bill, expressing her sadness about the ...

Hong Kong leader says she intends to finish out her term over next 3 years, regain public trust.

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader says she intends to finish out her term over next 3 years, regain public trust.

Hong Kong's leader says she won't revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done "well."

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader says she won't revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done "well."

Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope.

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope.

The Latest: Hong Kong leader Lam to speak at news conference

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 3 p.m. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam plans a news conference Tuesday afternoon following massi...

'You can't choose your family': DPP brother of KMT Taiwan TV host

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke that his estranged sister, Kuomintang (KMT) Taiwan TV commentator Huang Chih-hsien (黃智賢), called for "Taiwan to be returned to China," Democratic Pro...

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The demonstrations persisted into early Tuesda...

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders

HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement of black-clad protesters challenging Hong Kong's government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operating without a clear leadership st...

BC-US--Foreign Exchange, US

NEW YORK (AP) — Foreign Exchange, New York prices. Rates for trades of $1 million minimum. ...

Analysis: China blinks on Hong Kong, but divide remains

BEIJING (AP) — The leader of China, it turns out, may not be all-powerful. Faced with huge and disruptive protests in Hong Kong, China blinked. The decision to shelve the legislation...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Monday, June 17, 2019 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the prev...

HK and Taiwan students express concern over China extradition bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While Hong Kong saw a historic turnout of two million protesters flooding into the streets on Sunday afternoon to signal their disapproval of the extradition bill amendmen...