US concerned over China's 'interference' in South China Sea

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The U.S. says it's concerned by reports of China's interference with oil and gas activities in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, where Vietnam says Beijing violated its...

Taiwan President Tsai supports Hong Kong activists in meeting with Colorado leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During her stopover in Denver on her way back from a Caribbean tour, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) expressed her support for Hong Kong democracy activists during meetin...

China censors strike again: Taiwanese and Japanese flags cut from new Top Gun film

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the surprise release of a Top Gun 2 trailer at the San Diego Comic-Con on July 19, another example of China’s campaign to suppress Taiwan also made an unexpecte...

New Zealand leader says US lacks interest in Asia-Pacific

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The United States is losing interest in the Asia-Pacific region, New Zealand's prime minister said on Friday, as concerns grow about China's expanding influence. ...

US may invest in new Australia port capable of housing warships

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. military is considering spending US$211 million (around NT$6.6 billion) on construction in Darwin, Australia, according to the annual defense bill, the Marine Cor...

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

A South Korean man throws kimchi, the traditional pungent vegetable, at a fellow protester wearing the mask of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during an anti-Japanese rally in Seoul. ...

First Pacific saury fishing quota passed unanimously

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Member states of the North Pacific Fisheries Commission (NPFC) unanimously voted on a fishing limit for Pacific saury (Cololabis saira) on Thursday (July 18), passing the ...

Heavy rain alert issued in 10 counties, cities as Danas' 'twin' approaches Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Although Tropical Storm Danas has danced away from Taiwan, it's "twin," a low-pressure zone that sheared off from it earlier in the week, is headed toward souther...

Mexican social security official attacked in Acapulco

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in Mexico's Pacific state of Guerrero say they are investigating the attempted killing of an official at the state office of the Mexican Social Security Institute. ...

Business Highlights

___ Facing Trump's tariffs, some companies move, change or wait WASHINGTON (AP) — Some are moving factories out of China. Others are strategically redesigning produ...

US military brings back remains from World War II battle

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. military has brought back the remains of more than 20 servicemen killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. An Air Force cargo plane flew the re...

Netflix, United Rentals fall while Union Pacific, eBay rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday: Netflix Inc., down $37.23 to $325.21 The video streaming service suffered a slowdown ...

Weak Netflix results send US stocks lower

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved lower in early trading on Wall Street Thursday after Netflix reported a slump in new subscribers and dragged down communications companies. The stre...

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall in early trading

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are slipping in early trading on Wall Street, dragged down by co...

Japan proposes Pacific saury catch quota for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan proposed setting fishing limits for Pacific saury (Cololabis saira) on all member countries of the North Pacific Fisheries Commission (NPFC), including Taiwan and Ch...