Taiwan mainland affairs minister sets forth three proposals to ensure cross-strait stability

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Chen Ming-tong (陳明通) set out three proposals for maintaining peaceful and stable cross-strait relations in a New Year press ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 21, the 21st day of 2019. There are 344 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 21, 19...

Review: Maggie Rogers, excitingly, delivers on early promise

Maggie Rogers, "Heard It in a Past Life" (Capitol Records) The moment most people first heard Maggie Rogers was likely memorable. The song she sang in a viral video clip wasn't quite...

US average mortgage rates steady; 30-year stays at 4.45 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates held steady this week, after falling for six straight weeks to reach their lowest levels in nine months. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac sa...

Taiwan to investigate Hong Kong newspaper over ‘fake news’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Thursday it would investigate a reporter for Hong Kong’s Ta Kung Pao (大公報) newspaper after it wrongly alleged that President Tsai I...

Hunter, Jerome lead No. 4 Virginia in rout of Hokies, 81-59

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — De'Andre Hunter scored 21 points and Ty Jerome had 14 and a career-high 12 assists as No. 4 Virginia started fast and routed No. 9 Virginia Tech 81-59 on Tuesday night. ...

Harris leads No. 19 Buffalo in 88-64 win over Miami (Ohio)

AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — Jeremy Harris scored 17 points and No. 19 Buffalo shook off a cold-shooting start to cruise past Miami (Ohio) 88-64 on Saturday. Nick Perkins scored 12 points be...

Taiwan foreign, defense and China ministers to stay on

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮), Defense Minister Yen De-fa (嚴德發), Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Chen Ming-tong (陳明通) and Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) ...

Beijing's newest tactic: Open primary teacher cert. exams to Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In another move to siphon talent from Taiwan, the Chinese Ministry of Education announced on Jan. 10 that cities throughout China would open teacher qualification exams to...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publicatio...

Q&A: Enough already! How the government shutdown might end

WASHINGTON (AP) — Somehow, some day, the nasty deadlock between President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats that's shuttered federal agencies for a near-record 20 days will end. The only real q...

A glance at US mortgage rates

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, reaching their lowest levels in nine months, according to mortgage buyer Freddie Mac, ...

US average mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.45 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates continued to fall this week, reaching their lowest levels in nine months. The decline in home borrowing rates in recent weeks has been...

The Latest: Clemson stuffs fake FG, leads Bama 37-16

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the College Football Playoff national championship (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Trevor Lawrence threw a 74-yard touchdown p...

This Week: Fed data on credit, Constellation Brands earnings

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: CONSUMER CREDIT The Federal Reserve on Tuesday will release its consumer credi...