Taiwan and U.S. to conduct joint cybersecurity drills in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and the United States will for the first time conduct large-scale joint cybersecurity drills in November, American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Brent Christen...

Thai trade minister says progress made in free trade pact

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai economic official says regional trade ministers made some progress toward completing a long-awaited free trade agreement, and final details are expected to be worked out later th...

Number of foreign nationals with combined Taiwan citizenship reaches 100

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The total number of foreign citizens awarded Taiwanese nationality without having to give up their own has reached 100 after another nine were accepted into the program, r...

Germany's Merkel says Hong Kong's rights should be protected

BEIJING (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that the rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents should be protected, adding that a solution to the Chinese city's political cri...

Photo of the Day: The Chinese Business Partner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Thursday (Sept. 5), an American illustrator posted a cartoon on Reddit showing a man wearing a USA T-shirt angrily pointing at a man wearing a sweater that reads "China...

Trump sends mixed messages to China on trade war

BIARRITZ, France (AP) — Injecting fresh uncertainty at a time of global economic jitters, President Donald Trump sent mixed messages Sunday on the U.S.-China trade war as leaders at a global sum...

Nobel Peace Prize for Trump at stake with Xi meeting in Hong Kong

The United States and China have become entangled in a number of disputes of late, ranging from trade and development of the global economy to fundamental values and human rights. Five particularly ur...

US opposes Beijing's 'destabilizing' conduct in South China Sea: US def. secretary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Speaking at a press conference in Sydney, Australia, on Sunday (Aug. 4), U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper noted that China has in recent years displayed a “distu...

Streaming music may make cases like Katy Perry's more common

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Christian rapper who won a nearly $3 million judgement over Katy Perry's hit "Dark Horse" used his song's millions of plays on YouTube and Spotify as evidence that Perry and her t...

In a globalized world, music fragments take unexpected roads

NEW YORK (AP) — At my son's fourth birthday party, a classmate presented him with a toy recycling truck. Atop it was a button that, when pushed, uncorked a familiar tune with the words: "To the dump, ...

U.S. Congress paves way for new sanctions against China over Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Both houses of the United States Congress are working on measures which could open the door to new sanctions against China, possibly in connection to the recent protests i...

Asian shares higher, Korean Kospi falls after missile launch

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares rallied Thursday after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed at record highs, though South Korea's Kospi declined after North Korea launched two short range missiles into the s...

US back in top 5 innovative economies, China climbs to 14th

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States has reclaimed its ranking in the top five countries in the world for economic innovation, while China climbed from 17th to 14th position in the new list of near...

The Latest: FBI chief Wray says China poses a serious threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on FBI Director Christopher Wray's appearance before a Senate committee (all times local): 11:10 a.m. FBI Director Christopher Wray say...

Taiwan-EU trade in goods hit record high in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Trade between Taiwan and the European Union (EU) reached 51.9 billion euros in 2018, hitting a historical high, according to the EU-Taiwan Relations 2019 report published ...