Taiwan concludes 4-day national security drill

A four-day national security exercise that simulates various emergency scenarios, including protection of the country's key infrastructure, came to an end in Taipei on Tuesday. President Tsai I...

Taipei City Government criticized for interference in media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate Association of Taiwan Journalists (ATJ) issued a statement Tuesday, filing a complaint against the Taip...

White House Mideast team staffing up for peace plan rollout

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration is staffing up a Middle East policy team at the White House in anticipation of unveiling its long awaited but largely mysterious Israeli-P...

Trump criticized for not leading effort to secure elections

WASHINGTON (AP) — As alarms blare about Russian interference in U.S. elections, the Trump administration is facing criticism that it has no clear national strategy to protect the country during the up...

Taiwan President calls NSC meeting over U.S.-China trade dispute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called a meeting of the National Security Council (NSC) and of top government officials Wednesday morning to discuss the potential impact of a...

Trump's Mideast team to push peace plan in region

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump's Mideast negotiating team will visit the region next week to promote its as-yet unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and hold talks on...

Ditching entourages, Trump and Kim Jong Un to meet 1 on 1

SINGAPORE (AP) — They came with scores of aides, bodyguards and diplomats in tow: Donald Trump from Washington, Kim Jong Un from Pyongyang. But for the better part of an hour, the two men will square ...

China considers issuing resident ID for Taiwanese working in China: former NSC chief

TAIPEI (Taiwan) - Former National Security Council Secretary-General Su Chi (蘇起) said that the Chinese government is talking about a plan to issue a resident identity card to Taiwanese studying and wo...

Taiwan 2nd largest consumer of salmon in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to data from the Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC), China boasts the greatest number of individual consumers of salmon in Asia followed by Taiwan. Yesterda...

The Philippines and UNICEF work together to protect children

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The Philippine government’s Council for the Welfare of Children and the United Nations’ UNICEF have joined together to create “The Philippine Plan of...

Norfolk Southern railroad's 1Q earnings climb 27 percent

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Norfolk Southern Corp. hauled in 27 percent more profit in the first quarter as the railroad delivered 3 percent more freight and increased prices. The Norfolk, Vi...

White House quarrel over Russia sanctions erupts in public

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — An internal White House quarrel over the timing of new Russia sanctions played out in public when the new economic adviser suggested U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley was suffering f...

Another top official leaves National Security Council

WASHINGTON (AP) — Another top National Security Council staffer is leaving the White House as new National Security Adviser John Bolton makes his mark. Deputy national security advis...

Another high-ranking official leaves NSC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Another high-ranking National Security Council staffer is leaving the White House as new National Security Adviser John Bolton makes his mark. Nadia Schadlow tender...

Trump seethes over FBI raid, ponders firing those he blames

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was so incensed by the FBI's raid of his personal attorney's office and hotel room that he's privately pondered firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein a...