President apologizes to Malaysian family over daughter's death

Taipei, Oct. 31 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday apologized to the family of a Malaysian student murdered in southern Taiwan, and also to the people of Malaysia over the incident that to...

Taiwan president apologizes to Malaysia for student murder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) apologized to Malaysia Saturday (Oct. 31) for the alleged murder of a Malaysian student by a Taiwanese suspect. The 24-year-old woman surna...

Expect a lot more of the same if Trump wins a second term

Expect to see a lot more of the same if there's a second Trump administration. President Donald Trump has consistently pointed to tax cuts and regulatory relief as key successes of h...

Biden looks to restore, expand Obama administration policies

Stop and reverse. Restore and expand. Joe Biden is promising to take the country on a very different path from what it has seen over the past four years under President Donald Trump,...

Taiwan president holds national security meeting ahead of US election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) chaired a national security meeting Saturday (Oct. 31) morning ahead of next week’s presidential elections in the United States. Afte...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 31, the 305th day of 2020. There are 61 days left in the year. This is Halloween. Today’s Highlight in History: ...

Russian election threat potent, but interference so far slim

BOSTON (AP) — Russian interference has been minimal so far in the most tempestuous U.S. presidential election in decades. But that doesn’t mean the Kremlin can’t inflict serious damage. The vulnerabil...

White House official guarantees freedom of navigation in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien has promised that the American government will ensure freedom of navigation in the Taiwan Strait in response to Beijing&#...

Ukraine: Protests in Kyiv after top court scraps anti-graft laws

Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of Kyiv on Friday in protest at a court ruling that struck down a raft of anti-corruption laws. Protesters, including students and anti-corruption activi...

'Take Biden and Trump down!' In Moscow, neither U.S. candidate appeals

Vladimir Zhirinovsky, a staunch ally of President Vladimir Putin, threw a champagne party in Russia’s parliament in 2016 to toast Donald Trump’s presidential election victory. But this ...

US to use Iranian fuel sale proceeds to aid terror victims

The Trump administration plans to use proceeds from the sale of fuel confiscated from Iranian tankers to benefit victims of terrorism, officials announced Thursday. The U.S. military...

Trump tests limits as Cabinet members fan out to key states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos planned a “Moms for Trump” rally in her home state of Michigan. The Department of Homeland Security's top official was in Texas to celebrate completio...

Analysis: With improved leverage, North Korea leader Kim awaits winner of US vote

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea’s Kim Jong Un awaits the winner of next week’s U.S. presidential election armed with greater leverage in high-stakes nuclear diplomacy, thanks to a more power...

China blasts US charges against agents seeking man's return

BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday accused the U.S. of seeking to smear Beijing's efforts to pursue fugitives, a day after the Justice Department charged eight people with seeking to coerce a New Jersey...

Hong Kong teen charged with secession, denied bail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Student activist Tony Chung (鍾翰林), who was arrested in Hong Kong Tuesday two days ago, has been charged under Hong Kong's national security act and is being held witho...