Traffic control in place in Taipei for LGBT Pride

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Gay Pride will kick off Saturday in the Zhongzheng District of Taipei City, and the city’s transportation authorities announced that traffic controls will...

Upcoming events in Taipei this weekend, Oct 26. – Oct. 28: PRIDE edition

The time has come once again for the streets of Taipei to be lined with rainbow flags, parade floats and smiling faces as thousands of people come out in celebration of equality. Here is a rundown of ...

Free Wednesday screenings of wuxia movies from 1960s Taiwan in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Taipei-based Taiwan Film Institute will screen four classic martial arts movies from the 1960s that feature the portrayal of female protagonists by Taiwanese wuxia ...

As MeToo unnerves China, a student fights to tell her story

QINGDAO, China (AP) — The sight of five burly guards blocking her way out of her dorm filled Ren Liping with rage. It was 3 a.m. on a recent Saturday (Aug. 4) and the thin, bespectac...

Chinese man bypassed immigration at Taoyuan airport, entered Taiwan illegally

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The National Immigration Agency (NIA) apologized Friday for allowing a Chinese visitor to slip through immigration at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport last month and enter the coun...

Chinese navy conducts major military drill as Taiwan President goes abroad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China's Shanghai Maritime Safety Administration issued a notice on August 10, announcing that the Chinese navy will perform a major military exercise in the Yello...

Italy's Francesco Molinari wins British Open at Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Francesco Molinari played a steady hand amid the cheers for Tiger Woods and another crazy ending at Carnoustie to win the British Open and become Italy's first major champi...

India refuses to endorse China's 'One Belt, One Road' initiative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s (SCO) annual forum held in Qingdao, China, on June 9-10, India delivered a sobering message to Beijing. Among the eight...

Russian President Vladimir Putin says ready to meet with President Donald Trump once Washington is ready for summit

QINGDAO, China (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says ready to meet with President Donald Trump once Washington is ready for summit.

The Latest: Putin welcomes Trump-Kim meeting in Singapore

QINGDAO, China (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's remarks at a summit of the Chinese- and Russian-dominated Shanghai Cooperation Organization in the eastern city of Qingdao (all t...

Putin criticizes US withdrawal from Iranian nuclear deal

QINGDAO, China (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized the U.S. withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal in a speech at a regional summit in China. Speaking during a s...

Xi hails enlarged Central Asian bloc as G-7 ends in disarray

QINGDAO, China (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping is hailing the entry of new member states into a Chinese-led security bloc at a weekend gathering that takes place as the G-7 summit ended in disarra...

Kremlin: Vienna possible venue for Putin-Trump summit

QINGDAO, China (AP) — The Kremlin says that Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump have mentioned Vienna as a possible venue for their summit, but no decision has been made. ...

Rouhani and Putin discuss US exit from nuclear deal

QINGDAO, China (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says he would like to discuss the situation following the U.S. withdrawal from the Iranian deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin. ...

Kim Jong Un may visit Qingdao, meet Xi, Putin ahead of Trump Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will hold an annual summit meeting in Qingdao, China on June 9 to June 10. According to some reports, there is speculation t...