Venezuela’s Guaidó urges nation to back into the streets

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has seen an ally forced from office and protests rattle leaders across Latin America in recent weeks, while he has enjoyed a period of rel...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. Bolivia’s po...

N. Korea calls Biden a ‘rabid dog’ for insulting its dignity

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea called former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden a “rabid dog” that “must be beaten to death with a stick” in its latest swipe against foreign and political leaders it...

Democracy is solution to Hong Kong's woes: Taiwan KMT candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Thursday (Nov. 14) expressed support for the Hong Kong protesters, saying that the solution to the current cris...

Today in History

Today is Friday, Nov. 15, the 319th day of 2019. There are 46 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 15, 1942, the naval Battle of Guadalcanal...

Czech government suggests inclusion of 'Taiwan' in sister city agreement with Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A draft of a sister city agreement between Taipei and Prague now includes "Taiwan" upon the recommendation of the Czech Republic Ministry of Foreign Affairs. ...

DPP announces legislator-at-large nominees for 2020 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has finally nailed down its slate of nominees for legislator-at-large seats in the Jan. 11 elections amid a politica...

Taiwan professor bashes Hong Kong student protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the escalating violence across Hong Kong university campuses, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) President Way Kuo (郭位), a Taiwanese citizen, has received internati...

Taiwan News seeks reporter/editor (Taipei)

We are seeking a bilingual candidate who can quickly plug into our team of writers and create daily news content about Taiwan and world events affecting Taiwan. Responsibilities:  Craft in-...

Taiwan university develops VR horseback riding simulator for rehab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A virtual reality horseback riding simulator developed for rehabilitation purposes by National Pingtung University in Taiwan is being touted as an innovation that adds fun...

Dazzling Christmasland festival illuminates New Taipei tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City's annual Christmasland will light up tonight (Nov. 15) in New Taipei City Plaza and for the rest of the holiday season will include lights shows, marke...

US House Speaker Pelosi says Trump’s Ukraine actions amount to ‘bribery’

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are refining part of their impeachment case against the president to a simple allegation: Bribery. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday brushed aside the L...

Steve Smith rejoining Sydney Sixers for Big Bash League

SYDNEY (AP) — Former Australia captain Steve Smith will rejoin the Sydney Sixers in January for the latter rounds of cricket’s Big Bash Twenty20 league. Smith is expected to be avail...

Indiana prosecutors ask if couple was paid for interviews

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana prosecutors want to know whether a former couple accused of abandoning their adopted daughter has been paid for interviews given to national television shows and tabloid...

Florida gun activists rally amid California school shooting

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Dozens of students from across Florida descended on their state Capitol demanding action on gun control Thursday, a day when a deadly school shooting in California prompted pa...