Romano elected chairman of Connecticut Republicans

FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Republicans have re-elected JR Romano as chairman of the state party, despite the GOP losing legislative seats and the governor's race in the last election. ...

Beauty pageant winner accuses ex-Gambia president of rape

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A beauty pageant winner is accusing Gambia's former dictator of raping her four years ago. The young woman is one of several now coming forward and accusing Yah...

Taiwan's ruling party to mull backing Hong Kong's anti-extradition bill protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the people of Hong Kong prepare for another mass demonstration against the now-postponed extradition bill on July 1, Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party...

Ghoulish Han Kuo-yu masks Made in China surface in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Masks of itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), appropriately made in China, are starting to appear in costume stores in Taiwan and on...

Foxconn could assemble TV screens in Vietnam: report

Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. is studying the feasibility of setting up a production site in Vietnam to roll out TV screens, according to the Saigon Times. In a re...

Beijing accidently gave Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen two ‘political gifts,’ said former US official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has received two unexpected “political gifts” from Beijing, said former Deputy Assistant Secretary of ...

Tsai ahead of Han, Ko, Gou in Taiwan presidential poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) would beat Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), and itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) or Foxconn tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) in a three-way matchup fo...

Former Taiwan premier willing to serve KMT nominee as vice president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Current independent presidential candidate and former premier of Taiwan Chang San-cheng (張善政), who served under the outgoing Ma administration in 2016, has stepped forward to i...

KMT organizing protest against amendments to Taiwan's Referendum Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the amendments to the Referendum Act made last week, the Kuomintang (KMT) party is calling on supporters to join in a protest against the new amendments, which t...

Guo Wengui: US willing to sink campaigns of Terry Gou, Han Kuo-yu in Taiwan election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Exiled Chinese real-estate tycoon and anti-communist gossip hound Guo Wengui (郭文貴) released a video statement on June 22 containing provocative assertions. Guo first declare...

KMT to hold first Taiwan primary presentation on June 25

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Five Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidates will present their policy plans at the party’s first platform presentation on Tuesday evening (June 25), addressing key...

Trump’s popularity could be tested if Sanders seeks office

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Press secretary Sarah Sanders seems to be in an enviable position as she leaves the White House for a possible run for governor in her home state of Arkansas. She has th...

Trump's popularity could be tested if Sanders seeks office

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Press secretary Sarah Sanders seems to be in an enviable position as she leaves the White House for a possible run for governor in her home state of Arkansas. She has the taci...

Rally against pro-China Taiwanese media held in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rally against pro-Beijing Taiwanese media was held on Sunday afternoon, with tens of thousands of people pouring out on Ketagalan Boulevard in Taipei despite intermitten...

Taiwan pro-independence supporter commends William Lai's fair play in DPP primary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The presidential primary of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) ended on June 13, with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) securing the party’s nomination. However, may ...