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Machado powers San Diego past Arizona 12-3

PHOENIX (AP) — Manny Machado hit a bases-loaded triple during a six-run fifth inning, Fernando Tatis Jr. and Kim Ha-Seong each had two hits and two RBIs, and the San Diego Padres overcame starter Ryan...

No ractopamine found in first batch of American pork imports to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — No ractopamine has been detected in the first batch of American pork imports since the relaxation of such imports took effect on New Year’s Day. Between Jan. 1 an...

Taiwan launches 'Pork Dashboard' to track pork imports from US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan officially began allowing imports of American pork on Jan. 1, the Council of Agriculture (COA) on Monday (Jan. 4) released its "Pork Dashboard" to info...

Taiwan’s KMT mulls US office to engage with Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party plans to re-establish a representative office in the United States as it seeks to boost ties with Washington. The plan is expected...

52% of Taiwanese believe US' Taiwan policies will not change if Biden wins: Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If Democratic Party candidate Joe Biden ultimately wins the U.S. presidential election, more than half of Taiwanese believe he will maintain the same policies toward the i...

Taiwan’s Sugarcane Straws Explore US Market

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 27 October 2020 - Taiwan not only invented bubble tea that has created a global phenomenon, one of the country's vibrant startup firms has also come up with eco vers...

Political veteran Soong rumored to be tapped to head Taiwan's SEF

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the chairman of Taiwan's Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), David Lee (李大維), being appointed as the new secretary general of the Presidential Office on Monday (Au...

3 candidates register for mayoral by-election in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the Kuomintang (KMT) had their candidates register for the Aug. 15 mayoral by-election in Kaohsiung Wednesday (June 24), while t...

James Soong gives recognition to Taiwan president's cross-strait stance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After attending Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) inauguration ceremony Wednesday morning (May 20), People First Party (PFP) Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) said he sta...

Taiwan's changing political landscape: two-party system at risk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three trends can be observed from Saturday's elections: split-ticket voting, an embattled KMT, and extremist parties losing ground. Voters prefer Tsai to her party ...

Taipei deputy mayor criticizes China's Taiwan strategy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing’s “one country, two systems” formula and other failed strategies are pushing Taiwanese away and helped propel President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to a r...

Former US Vice President calls for stronger ties with Taiwan following its elections

Joe Biden, a former vice president of the United States and Democratic Party aspirant for the presidency in 2020, called for stronger ties with Taiwan in a tweet Saturday congratulating President Tsai...

Honors even for Taiwan legislative-at-large election results

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has so far obtained 34 percent of the legislative-at-large election votes, slightly leading Kuomintang's (KMT) 33.3 p...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins election with record 8.17 million votes

FINAL UPDATE: Jan. 11, 2020, 10:16 p.m. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) won a landslide victory Saturday (Jan. 11) with more than 8 million votes, a new record s...

Foxconn founder Gou shrugs off Taipei mayor’s biting comment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) brushed aside a sarcastic comment by Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) as he cast his vote with his wife in the Saturday (Jan. 11) elections. ...