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Mike Pompeo urges ‘global alliance for freedom’ to contest Russian and Chinese aggression

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo during an online speech on Thursday (June 24) urged the world to form a “global alliance for freedom” to contest ...

Former Japan PM says allies must force China to relinquish Taiwan invasion plans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan, the U.S., and other allies must create a situation that forces China to give up seizing Taiwan by force, former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo said on Sunday (J...

US is not inviting Taiwan to RIMPAC war games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The largest naval war game in the world, RIMPAC, will see 26 countries participate in this year’s edition, but not Taiwan, reports said Thursday (June 2). After U...

Economics minister praises Taiwan semiconductor makers for their security

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan companies pay attention to the security of their technology, Economic Affairs Minister Wang Mei-hua (王美花) said Wednesday (May 25). Her comments followed the Quad...

China says it conducted military drills around Taiwan to warn US

China on Wednesday announced it had held military operations near Taiwan during US President Joe Biden's first visit to Asia. Biden had reiterated commitments to defend Taiwan during the visit, s...

Global shares trade lower as inflation worries cloud outlook

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares declined Tuesday as worries over inflation tempered optimism over President Joe Biden’s remark that he was considering reducing U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports. ...

EXPLAINER: What's the 4-nation Quad, where did it come from?

TOKYO (AP) — Leaders of the U.S., Japan, Australia and India gathered in Tokyo on Tuesday for a summit of the “Quad.” What is the group, where did it come from and why do diplomats keep coming up with...

'Quad' talks in Japan open with eyes on China and Ukraine

The leaders of Japan, India, Australia and the United States — or the "Quad" grouping — pledged to work towards a free and open region, and focus on fighting climate change, at t...

Asia security in focus as Biden visits South Korea, Japan

US President Joe Biden is scheduled to arrive in Seoul on Friday for talks with South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, although administration officials admit they are concerned North Korea will attemp...

Germany and Japan seek deeper ties during Scholz visit

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is scheduled to arrive in Japan on Thursday to kick off a two-day visit hosted by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. Scholz is due to attend a dinner party hosted by...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: April 5 The Washington Post says James Madison's estate is continuing the slave-holding President's...

Japan PM, US envoy pray in Hiroshima amid Russia nuke fears

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida escorted the U.S. ambassador to his hometown Hiroshima on Saturday to pay respects to atomic bombing victims and warned that the world is again facin...

Japan, India urge peace in Ukraine despite differences on Russia

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida held talks with his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on Saturday, pledging to boost trade between the two Asian countries over the next five yea...

Why China thinks the West is to blame for Russia's war in Ukraine

From the beginning of the war in Ukraine, it was clear that China would not condemn Russia's invasion. On February 25, Beijing abstained from a vote on a UN Security Council draft resolution conde...

Taiwan foreign minister urges more security dialogue among QUAD nations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) has called for increased focus in the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QUAD) on security issues. Wu said in an interview with India&rsq...