Canada announces massive aid package amid pandemic

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday his government is deferring tax payments until August, providing a wage subsidy for small businesses and pausing student loan payme...

Japan PM insists on holding 2020 Tokyo Olympics as scheduled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a video conference between the G7 countries on Monday (March 16), Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe insisted that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics being carried out as planned,...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Americans exempted from border ban

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Americans exempted from border ban.

Trudeau closes Canada border to non-citizens.

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday he will close the country's border to anyone not a citizen or a permanent resident amid the coronavirus pandemic. T...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will close his country's border to non-citizens amid pandemic.

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will close his country's border to non-citizens amid pandemic.

Pandemic increasingly takes over daily lives, roils markets

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has taken over daily lives around the globe, overwhelming hospitals, shuttering schools and offices, halting U.S. presidential campaign rallies and w...

Canada: Trudeau's wife tests positive for new coronavirus

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife has tested positive for the new coronavirus. Trudeau's office said Thursday night that Sophie Grégoire Trudeau is f...

Travel bans, market chaos: Dizzying reaction to China virus spread

NEW YORK (AP) — Sweeping travel bans cascaded around the globe Thursday, walling off countries and even entire continents, keeping people inside their homes, and slowing the engines of commerce ...

Canada: Trudeau stays at home after wife's flu-like symptoms

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is quarantining himself at home after his wife exhibited flu-like symptoms. Trudeau's office said Thursday th...

Canadian PM Trudeau says rail blockades have to end

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday indigenous barricades that are blocking rail service across Canada and hurting the economy have to come down now. Trudeau sa...

Taiwanese YouTuber posts open letter to WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A popular Taiwanese YouTuber on Monday (Feb. 10) issued an open letter to the World Health Organization (WHO) calling on it to allow Taiwan to enter the organization at le...

Canada's humble star Sinclair gets pushed into spotlight

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Christine Sinclair says she's sorry she hasn't gotten back to all the well-wishers who reached out after she set the international goals record. Canada's veter...

Petition demanding resignation of WHO head nears quarter-million signatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A petition demanding the resignation of the World Health Organization's (WHO) director-general has garnered nearly a quarter of a million signatures as people around t...

Ukraine: Recordings show Iran knew jetliner hit by a missile

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A leaked recording of an exchange between an Iranian air-traffic controller and an Iranian pilot purports to show that authorities immediately knew a missile had downed a Ukrainia...

White House petition supporting Taiwan’s entry into WHO passes threshold in 3 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A White House petition calling on the U.S. government to support Taiwan’s joining the World Health Organization (WHO) surpassed the required threshold of 100,000 sig...