Congress should ban U.S. companies from giving in to Chinese pressure on Taiwan: Commission

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission recommended in its latest annual report published Wednesday that Congress should legislate against U.S. bus...

Dan Gilbert selling Detroit's Greektown casino in $1B deal

DETROIT (AP) — Businessman and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has reached an agreement to sell Greektown Casino-Hotel in downtown Detroit for $1 billion. Gilbert's Detroit-bas...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. 'IF SEEN, PLEASE HAVE HIM CALL' A message board at a shel...

Big question for Amazon's 2 chosen cities: Will it pay off?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The awarding of Amazon's second headquarters to two affluent localities has fanned intense speculation around a key question: For the winning cities, will the economic payoff prove t...

Quanta ventures into next generation AI technology with plans to set up new lab in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s leading electronic hardware manufacturer Quanta Computer (廣達) announced plans to establish an artificial intelligence laboratory in Taiwan on Nov. 13, amid ...

Taiwan's EVA Air named best long haul airline in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s EVA Air (長榮航空) won the Best Long Haul Airline Asia award and was ranked 8th in World’s Top 10 Airlines 2019 award by airline safety and product websit...

Bloomberg likely to decide on 2020 bid by early next year

NEW YORK (AP) — Having spent a fortune to help elect Democrats this fall, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared lifetime allegiance to the Democratic Party and outlined an aggressive t...

Hachette Book Group lays off around 2 dozen employees

NEW YORK (AP) — Around two dozen employees will be laid off in a re-organization at Hachette Book Group. The publisher announced Tuesday that various imprints would be consolidated a...

Japan's economy shrank in July-September as trade falls

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese economy has shrunk at an annualized rate of 1.2 percent in July-September, as consumer spending, investment and exports fell. Cabinet Office preliminary dat...

Expensive APEC summit sows division in host Papua New Guinea

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — After three decades of promoting free trade as a panacea to poverty, the APEC grouping of nations that includes the U.S. and China is holding its lavish annual le...

China can’t make friends through force: Palau President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President of Palau Tommy Remengesau Jr. responded to a question about Chinese influence in the Pacific by saying international friendship is developed through mutual respe...

Japan's Shinzo Abe, US VP Mike Pence to visit Australia

SYDNEY (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Australia on Friday for talks on trade, investment, and the two countries' reconciliation after World War II. Abe will mee...

Snedeker back at Australian Open for 1st time since 2007

SYDNEY (AP) — Brandt Snedeker hasn't played the Australian Open since 2007 but the memory of his costly mistake in the final round hasn't faded. Snedeker lost by a shot to Craig Parr...

Democrats: Latino turnout up 174 percent over 2014 midterms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic Party says a $30 million investment in engaging Latino and other minority voters helped the Democrats achieve a net gain of 34 House seats and improve on 2014 turnout ...

Only on AP: Bloomberg charts aggressive timeline on 2020 bid

NEW YORK (AP) — Having spent a fortune to help elect Democrats this fall, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared lifetime allegiance to the Democratic Party on Tuesday and outlined an a...