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Taiwanese-Americans 3rd wealthiest ethnic group in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A chart that went viral on social media this week shows that Taiwanese-Americans have the third-highest median household income of any ethnic group in the U.S. On Wedne...

Australian leader silent on reaction to feared Chinese base

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister on Sunday refused to say how his government might respond if China attempted to establish a military base less than 2,000 kilometers (1,200 miles)...

Nearly 1 million COVID-19 deaths: A look at the US numbers

Doug Lambrecht was among the first of the nearly 1 million Americans to die from COVID-19. His demographic profile — an older white male with chronic health problems — mirrors the faces of many who wo...

Solomon Islands to supervise Chinese police operating there -official

China's police presence under a new security pact will boost the capabilities of the Solomon Islands but they will not use techniques seen in Hong Kong, the Pacific island country's top diplom...

Taiwanese in New Zealand host event promoting Taiwan membership in CPTPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese Hwa Hsia Society of New Zealand (HHSNZ) on Saturday (April 30) hosted a promotional event to garner support for Taiwan’s membership in the Comprehensiv...

House passes bill to study new Asian Pacific American museum

WASHINGTON (AP) — Efforts to create a national Asian Pacific American museum in Washington, D.C., pushed ahead Tuesday with House passage of legislation that would create a commission to study the iss...

Australian opposition party vows to train Pacific armies

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition party promised Tuesday to establish a Pacific defense school to train neighboring armies in response to China’s potential military presence on the Sol...

Female artists dominate the Venice Biennale for 1st time

VENICE, Italy (AP) — For the first time in the 127-year history of the Venice Biennale, the world’s oldest and most important contemporary art fair features a majority of female and gender non-conform...

Violence against Asians decried on spa shootings anniversary

ATLANTA (AP) — A year after the fatal shootings at three Georgia massage businesses, crowds gathered at rallies across the country Wednesday to remember the victims and denounce anti-Asian violence th...

Chloe's change: Olympic champ Kim eyes 2nd gold on her terms

Chloe Kim, prodigy, is no more. The same goes for Chloe Kim, political symbol. And that's a good thing for snowboarding in general and the sport's current standard-bearer more specifically. ...

Asian Americans mark Lunar New Year amid ongoing hate crimes

For two years now, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders across the country have endured racist verbal, physical and sometimes deadly attacks fueled by the coronavirus pandemic. With...

US cities mark 1st anniversary of Thai grandfather's killing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — On their final night together, father and daughter watched the news and traded goodnight kisses on the cheek. The next morning, Vicha Ratanapakdee was assaulted while on a walk in...

LA, NYC killings spark anger, raise risk for homeless people

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three random killings — a woman pushed in front of a train, another punched at a bus stop and a third stabbed to death while working alone in a store, all allegedly committed by hom...

San Francisco reports big increase in anti-Asian hate crimes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The mayor of San Francisco expressed despair over the increase in reported hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders last year, up an astonishing 567% from the pre...

US Navy commissions Pearl Harbor-based USS Daniel Inouye

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — The U.S. Navy on Wednesday commissioned the USS Daniel Inouye, named after the long-serving U.S. senator from Hawaii and decorated World War II veteran. I...