Mattis presses Saudi leader for full probe on writer's death

PRAGUE (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he met with Saudi Arabia's foreign minister during an international conference and urged a full and complete investigation into the killing of writer Ja...

US defense chief: killing of writer is threat to stability

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi "undermines regional stability" and the U.S. State Department plans to take further action in response to the killing, U.S. Defense Sec...

Apple CEO backs privacy laws, warns of data 'weaponization'

BRUSSELS (AP) — The head of Apple has endorsed tough privacy laws for both Europe and the U.S. and renewed the technology giant's commitment to protecting users' personal data. Apple...

Taiwan officials: spread of fake news a 'national security threat'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan authorities have expressed that the proliferation of fake news from overseas is becoming a national security crisis. President Tsai met with Deputy Assistant Sec...

The circular economy: a solution to climate change woes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At the 2018 International Conference on Integrated and Innovative Solutions for a Circular Economy in Taipei today, several specialists offered their expertise o...

Taipei welcomes sustainability experts at 2018 International Conference for a Circular Economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Wednesday, Oct. 17 the Evergreen International Conference Center hosted the 2018 International Conference of Integrate and Innovative Solutions for a Circular Economy. ...

Israeli frankincense farmer cashes in on rare honey

ALMOG, West Bank (AP) — An Israeli farmer has cashed in by making exotic honey from a rare tree that produces frankincense — the resin once worth its weight in gold and venerated in the Bible. But the...

For Taiwan's economic dev., academia and industry must cooperate more closely: I-Mei Foods CEO 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –The Professor Huang Kun-Huei Education Foundation is hosting the 2018 International Conference on Educational Policy and Economic Development in Taipei, Oct.5-6. The con...

Taiwan’s e-Gate border check opens for Australian citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Immigration Agency (NIA) announced on Oct. 3 that Australian citizens will now be able to use the automated customs clearance gates (e-Gate) when e...

International sustainability conference brings experts to Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The International Conference on Achieving Sustainability in Asia-Pacific was held in Taipei on Sept. 27-28, bringing together experts and hosting the Asia-Pacific Sustaina...

True sustainability must include Taiwan: President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said that the planet belongs to the world and global sustainability must include Taiwan, during a speech at the International Conferenc...

Over 120 leaders to converge for city forum in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The second annual Global Harbor City Forum will kick off in Kaohsiung City (高雄市) on Sept. 25, bringing together more than 120 city leaders from 25 countries, reported CNA....

Taiwan's Penghu seizes opportunity of hosting MBBW World Congress to promote tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Penghu County Government is gearing up for the World Congress (the annual meeting) of "The Most Beautiful Bays in the World Club" and at the same time is grasping the o...

Taiwan to host 16 nation flight safety conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will play host to an international flight safety conference in September, featuring 16 nations, Taiwan's Aviation Safety Council (ASC, 飛航安全調查委員會) said on Sept. ...

Kofi Annan's body returns home to Ghana before funeral

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — The body of former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan received a hero's welcome upon landing at Kotoka International Airport in Ghana's capital. President Nana Add...