Taiwan's China Airlines soon to have onboard medical professionals for each flight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's China Airlines has begun making arrangements for an onboard medical care program. The program is being developed in line with the motto, “Compassion ...

Taiwan's 'bikini climber' awaiting mountain rescue after fall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Self-described “bikini climber” GiGi Wu was forced to call on mountain rescue services after slipping and falling into a 20-meter valley beside where she was c...

Asian markets advance on optimism over China-US trade

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares in Asia rose Monday, extending gains on Wall Street last week. Buying enthusiasm has been spurred by renewed hopes for progress on resolving the trade standoff between the U.S. a...

Tornados inflict damage in Alabama town, Florida Panhandle

WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — Homes, businesses, government offices and churches were among the buildings badly damaged or demolished when tornadoes struck central Alabama over the weekend. ...

Tottenham beats Fulham 2-1 thanks to last-gasp winner

LONDON (AP) — Harry Winks scored a winning goal in the third minute of injury time as Tottenham beat Fulham 2-1 to revive its unlikely bid for the Premier League title on Sunday. The...

Giuliani: 'So what' if Trump and Cohen discussed testimony

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani is leaving open the possibility that Trump and former personal attorney Michael Cohen might have discussed Cohen's congressional testimo...

US, South Korean diplomats attend NKorea talks in Sweden

HELSINKI (AP) — Sweden says diplomats from South Korea and the U.S. will attend "small-format" talks in the Nordic country with a North Korean colleague along with "a small group of international expe...

Graham says he'll ask Trump to meet Pakistan, Afghan leaders

ISLAMABAD (AP) — U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham says he will urge President Donald Trump to meet with the leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan so that they can devise a plan to end Afghanistan'...

AP Explains: 2019 a busy year for African internet shutdowns

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — 2019 is already a busy year for internet shutdowns in Africa, with governments ordering cutoffs as soon as a crisis appears. "It is not even the second month of t...

'I've been robbed by the state:' Zimbabwe, in chaos, mourns

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Before the family of Kelvin Tinashe Choto knew he had been killed, social media in Zimbabwe was circulating a photo of his battered body lying on the reception counter of a loc...

The Latest: Death toll reaches 79 in Mexico fuel duct blast

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (AP) — The Latest on the deadly fire at a Mexican fuel pipeline (all times local): 8:20 a.m. Mexican Health Minister Jorge Alcocer says the dea...

Taiwan set for cold start to the week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is set for a cold start to the week, with a strong continental air mass expected to reduce temperatures from Jan. 21 to Jan. 23, reported CNA. The temperature co...

Exclusive Interview with Indonesian co-founders of Universal Volunteer in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - On weekends, a group of people in green shirts can be sighted at parks, mountains, and beaches in Taiwan, carrying garbage bags filled with glass and plastic bottles, aluminum c...

Taiwan Pavilion shines at a luxury travel exhibition in India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Pavilion was recognized with two awards at India’s leading trade show on business; meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE); and luxury tr...

Over 5,500 participate in scenic Sun Moon Lake Marathon in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Sun Moon Lake Marathon 2019 was held at the internationally-renowned scenic area in Nantou County on Jan. 20, with over 5,500 people participating in the event, report...