Arrests made in killing of American prosecutor in Micronesia

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Authorities in Micronesia say they've arrested suspects in the slaying of an American prosecutor who was working as acting attorney general of the state of Yap in the Pa...

Hundreds to mourn American prosecutor slain in Micronesia

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Hundreds of people are expected to attend a memorial service Tuesday or pay their respects in other ways to American prosecutor Rachelle Bergeron, who was shot and kille...

American prosecutor slain in Pacific nation of Micronesia

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Friends say lawyer Rachelle Bergeron planned to soon return to the U.S. after a challenging stint prosecuting criminals on the Pacific nation of Micronesia, but she was ...

Iowa meat plant defends how its workers are treated

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa pork processing plant is working to address Micronesia’s concerns about the treatment of some of its citizens who work at the plant. Seaboard Triumph ...

Micronesian workers complain about meat plant mistreatment

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The island nation of Micronesia is raising concerns about how some of its citizens working at an Iowa pork processing plant are being treated. Micronesia sent...

They said it: Leaders at the UN, in their own words

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Lots of leaders saying lots of things about lots of topics — topics that matter to them, to their regions, to the world. That's what the speechmaking at the U.N...

Same-sex couple from Japan to get married in Guam

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A same-sex couple from Japan has planned their wedding in Guam, the first U.S. territory to recognize same-sex marriage. Pacific Daily News reports that Tsuyoshi...

Singaporean scientist among California boat fire victims

From a veteran water polo coach to a Singaporean data scientist, the passengers aboard the ill-fated Conception dive boat were linked by their love for the water. Here are the victim...

Tropical Storm Francisco, soon to be typhoon, heads for Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A tropical storm, dubbed Francisco, has taken shape over the Northwest Pacific Ocean, and is expected to reach typhoon status before making landfall in Japan in the next f...

North Korea, China top Pompeo agenda on Asia trip

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to Asia next week with an agenda dominated by a stalemate in North Korea nuclear talks and impasses with China over trade, Taiwan and the South C...

Top Taiwan diplomats attend religious freedom event hosted by US State Department

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's top representative to the U.S., Stanley Kao (高碩泰), and the first ambassador-at-large for religious freedom, Pusin Tali (布興·大立), attended the second Min...

Organization's new name signifies trust between US, Taiwan: Tsai

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A Taiwan government organization has been renamed to include for the first time the terms "U.S." and "Taiwan," a development that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said ...

Micronesia official pleads guilty to bribery in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — A Micronesia government official has pleaded guilty to a federal bribery charge in Hawaii. Master Halbert, 44, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Honolulu Tuesd...

Taiwan's President Tsai meets US ambassador in Palau

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Two scholars believe that the presence of Amy J. Hyatt, the United States ambassador to Palau, at a banquet hosted by Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday reflected growing ...

Taiwan Deputy Foreign Minister meets U.S. NSC official in Solomon Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Deputy Foreign Minister Hsu Szu-chien (徐斯儉) met White House security official Matt Pottinger in the Solomon Islands, according to a post on the United States embassy in Papua Ne...