Taiwan should be prepared for North Korean crisis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan should take precautions and prepare itself for any emergencies on the Korean Peninsula regarding North Korea, Presidential Secretary-General Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said Sa...

Asian shares dip on jitters after North Korea nuclear test

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday, on investor jitters shaken up by a North Korean nuclear test over the weekend that raised fears about risks to regional stability. ...

Taiwan is North Korea's 4th largest trading partner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to North Korea's announced test of a hydrogen bomb on Sunday, U.S. President Donald Trump posted a tweet threatening to cut off trade with any country that enga...

Asian shares dip on jitters after North Korea nuclear test

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday, on investor jitters shaken up by a North Korean nuclear test over the weekend that raised fears about risks to regional stability. ...

Taiwan condemns North Korean apparent nuke test

Taipei, Sept. 3 -- Taiwan on Sunday condemned North Korea's alleged nuclear test earlier that day, following the conclusion of a national security meeting presided over by President Tsai Ing-wen (...

North Korea conducts 6th nuclear test, says it was H-bomb

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said it set off a hydrogen bomb Sunday in its sixth nuclear test, which judging by the earthquake it set off appeared to be its most powerful explosion yet....

President Tsai convenes a national security meeting shortly before North Korea confirms 6th nuclear test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Presidential Office announced earlier Sunday that President Tsai Ing-wen would hold a national security meeting at 2 p.m. after a tremor was detected i...

North Korea celebrates as South Korea, US keep watch

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — A U.S. guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea on Tuesday and envoys from the U.S., Japan and South Korea met in Tokyo, as North Korea marked the anniversar...

China experts see low chance of Korea fighting

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese experts see little immediate possibility of hostilities breaking out between the U.S. and North Korea, but say Beijing will respond harshly to any further North Korean nuc...

Taiwan shares plunge, led by 'Apple concept stocks'

Taipei, Jan. 6 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan trended sharply lower to close below the 8,000-point mark on Wednesday as Taiwanese firms in the Apple Inc. supply chain came under heavy pressure amid lingering ...

BC-AP News Coverage Advisory 1645 GMT

Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change.HIGHLIGHTING:Among today's coverage highlights as we see them at 1645 GMT:-- MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAU...

Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA:SKOREA-SHIP SINKSSEOUL, South Korea -- Soon after the ferry begins to tilt, nervous laughter can be heard from the high school students huddled below deck. In video clips from the cellphone of a ...

China says new North Korea nuclear test possible

China's top general said Monday that a fourth North Korean nuclear weapons test is a possibility that underscores the need for fresh talks between Pyongyang and other regional parties. Chief of the Ge...

China says new North Korea nuclear test possible

China's top general says Beijing considers a fourth North Korean nuclear test to be a possibility. Chief of the General Staff Gen. Fang Fenghui said Monday that Beijing firmly opposes the North's nucl...

US: US, China oppose North Korea nuclear test

Washington and Beijing have agreed that a nuclear test by North Korea would lead to its further isolation and set back efforts to restart regional talks on its nuclear disarmament, a U.S. envoy said. ...