The Latest: Classes suspended at Hong Kong schools

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the Hong Kong protests (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Hong Kong's Education Bureau has suspended classes at primary and secondary schoo...

Asian stocks sink after Trump threatens more China tariffs

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks sank Wednesday after President Donald Trump threatened more tariff hikes on Chinese imports if talks aimed at ending a trade war fail to produce an interim agreement. ...

Taiwan arrests suspect for watch robbery during day trip to Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police in Taichung have arrested a man who robbed watches during a day trip to Hong Kong, earning him the nickname “Taiwanese Chan Tong-kai” (陳同佳) as his case ...

Police raise security around Hong Kong after night clashes

HONG KONG (AP) — Police have increased security around Hong Kong and its university campuses as they brace for more violence after sharp clashes overnight with anti-government protesters. ...

As Hong Kong descends into chaos, China mulls its options

BEIJING (AP) — A sharp escalation of violence in Hong Kong is once again raising the question of how China's central government will respond: Will it deploy its armed forces, or allow the chaos and de...

Tear gas and fires: Hong Kong protests from morning to night

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong battled police on multiple fronts Tuesday, from major disruptions during the morning rush hour to a late-night standoff at a prominent university, as the...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Tuesday, November 12, 2019 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Tuesday, November 12, 2019 _____ City/Town, Country;Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (F);Tuesday's Low Temp (F);Wedne...

Global Forecast-Celsius

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

Chinese state media likens HK protesters to IS terrorists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state media the Global Times published an editorial on Monday (Nov. 11) calling Hong Kong protesters "thugs" and likening them to IS terrorists. Hong ...

Asian shares advance as investors await US-China trade moves

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Tuesday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average notched another record high. Investors were awaiting developments on the China-U.S....

AP Photos: Portraits of Hong Kong's masked protesters

HONG KONG (AP) — For many protesters in Hong Kong, identity is entwined with surveillance. Their signature masks, umbrellas and top-to-bottom black outfits shield them not only from ...

Hong Kong leader says protesters 'paralysing' the city are selfish

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday (Nov 12) said protesters who are trying to "paralyse" the city were extremely selfish and hoped all universities and schools would urge...

Photo of the Day: Macron plays the fool in China trade deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In his latest cartoon, American illustrator Allan Rios mocks French President Emmanuel Macron's bilateral trade deal signed with China's Xi Jinping last week. L...

Taiwan's GDP expected to grow 2.45% in 2020: think tank

On the back of expectations of eased trade tension between the United States and China, Taiwan, an export- oriented economy, is likely to see its gross domestic product (GDP) growing 2.45 percent in 2...