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Biden's economic challenge: Finding workers and goods

President Joe Biden enters the midterm election year of 2022 determined to address what economists call a “supply” problem — there aren’t enough jobseekers or goods to meet the country’s needs. ...

From condiments to condoms: new California laws bring change

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom spent the summer campaigning to keep his job and, with a landslide victory in hand, he's continued pushing progressive California further left. ...

Foreign minister says Taiwan at 'forefront' of authoritarian expansionism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) at a Hoover Institution online seminar on Tuesday (Sept. 29) emphasized that Taiwan is at the “forefront of the expansion of authori...

My reflections on visiting San Francisco: Former AIT director

On July 7, I arrived back In the United States for the first time in several years, and for the first time in San Francisco since 1990-91, when I was a visiting State Department Fellow at the Hoover I...

At 100, China's Communist Party looks to cement its future

BEIJING (AP) — For China's Communist Party, celebrating its 100th birthday on Thursday is not just about glorifying its past. It's also about cementing its future and that of its leader, Chinese Presi...

Caitlyn Jenner to critics: 'I move on' she says in interview

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner, a Republican whose campaign for California governor has elicited angry reaction from some members of the LGBTQ community, said Wednesday that “I move on” when it com...

Caitlyn Jenner doing first sit-down interview of campaign

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner's candidacy for California governor is about to go from virtual to reality. The Republican who calls herself a “compassionate disrupter” sits down ...

Former US security advisor says Taiwan in 'maximum danger' from PLA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former national security advisor from the Trump administration said earlier this month that Taiwan is in "maximum danger" from China's military, particular...

Awaiting census count, California ponders slow growth future

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In 1962, when California's population of more than 17 million surpassed New York's, Gov. Pat Brown celebrated by declaring a state holiday. In the coming days, when the U.S. ...

US scholar claims MLB All-Star Game could save Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Major League Baseball (MLB) should hold its All-Star Game in Taiwan to raise awareness of China's escalating threats against the country and diffuse anti-Asian sentime...

Ambassador: UAE played part in India-Pakistan cease-fire

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates played a role in getting longtime Asian rivals India and Pakistan to agree to a cease-fire amid tensions over the disputed region of Kashmir...

Retired diplomat donates 40 years' worth of diplomatic files to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Retired Taiwanese diplomat Fredrick Chien (錢復) on Wednesday (April 7) donated his collection of over 200 boxes of diplomatic documents to Academia Sinica, including offici...

US military cites rising risk of Chinese move against Taiwan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The American military is warning that China is probably accelerating its timetable for capturing control of Taiwan, the island democracy that has been the chief source of tension bet...

Pro-independence Taiwanese scholar passes away aged 84

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The national policy adviser to former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) and an internationally acclaimed political scientist passed away in Australia on Saturday (March 13). ...

Personal reflections on secretary of state I admire most: William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As a former U.S. Foreign Service officer, I had the privilege to work with many men and women who were truly accomplished and memorable. Certainly among the very best was ...