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EPL's Saudi piracy concerns as Newcastle takeover assessed

The English Premier League has to decide whether to approve Saudi Arabia's takeover of Newcastle while concerned that piracy of its broadcasts from the kingdom poses a “significant risk” to the compet...

Amnesty complains to EPL about Saudi bid to buy Newcastle

Amnesty International has written to the English Premier League asking for a full examination of Saudi Arabia's human rights violations before it decides whether to approve the country's sovereign wea...

MOFA touts success of medical fund in Taiwan’s Pacific allies

A 12-month, US$2 million government-administered medical fund has enhanced the health and well-being of the people in Taiwan’s Pacific allies, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. La...

Saudi Aramco acquires $69B stake in petrochemical firm SABIC

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Aramco has purchased a 70 percent share in petrochemical firm SABIC for $69.1 billion in a deal that pumps capital into the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund. ...

Taiwan's Pacific allies propose Taipei and Beijing receive equal diplomatic recognition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A change may be in order regarding diplomatic relations between Micronesian nations and China, as five Micronesian nations have issued a joint communique, which calls for ...

China pushes Pacific island countries to pivot away from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is challenging Taiwan’s supremacy in the Pacific; one of the country’s last support strongholds. Australia’s ABC News reported last week that Ch...

Taiwanese-American recruited to U.S. program for innovators

A Taiwanese-American has been selected for a tour of duty at a United States government agency, as part of a program that recruits innovators to help tackle technology challenges within the government...

Saudi prince's message may not be enough to repair damage

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A defiant message delivered by Saudi Arabia's crown prince to investors gathered in Riyadh may not be enough to repair the damage inflicted to his global standing as he fac...

What's at stake if investors begin to shun Saudi Arabia

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The disappearance of a Saudi journalist last seen entering the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul has shaken businesses' confidence in the country as a place to do business, wit...

Taiwan face mask brand boosts presence in European beauty market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A product by Taiwanese cosmetics brand Timeless Truth Mask (TTM) was named a finalist at the Pure Beauty Global Awards 2018 in the U.K., a testimony to Taiwan’s prow...

Saudi sovereign wealth fund takes $11B in its first loan

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund says it has taken its first loan, a $11 billion borrowing from global banks as it tries to expand its investments. ...

Nauru demands China apologize for bad behavior at Pacific Islands Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Nauru President Baron Waqa called on China to formally apologize for a string of bad behavior by Chinese envoys at the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) over the past few days. ...

'Insolent' Chinese delegation clashes with Nauru host at Pacific Islands Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the Pacific Island’s Forum (PIF) being held in Nauru this week (Sept. 2-8), the local immigration officers of the small island nation initially refused entry to t...

Taiwan to allocate US$2 million to aid healthcare in Pacific: foreign minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) announced that the government will allocate US$2 million in special funds in aid of medical and health services in the Paci...

Taiwan’s foreign minister visits Nauru for Pacific Islands Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) is visiting Pacific ally, Nauru, from Sept. 2 to Sept. 8, and will take part in the affiliated events of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), ...