Taiwanese politicians weigh in on suggested return of US bases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese politicians are starting to weigh in on a U.S. army journal's proposal to reactivate American bases in Taiwan. In the September-October issue of Miltary R...

Japan delegation led by former prime minister lands in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Japanese delegation led by former Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori arrived in Taipei on Friday (Sept. 18) for the memorial ceremony of former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui (李...

Former Japan prime minister to attend Lee Teng-hui's memorial in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Japan Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori will reportedly visit Taiwan for the second time in two months to attend the memorial ceremony of former Taiwan President Lee Teng...

Black man killed by Rochester police is remembered as loving

The man who suffocated after police in New York's third-largest city put a “spit hood” over his head was the loving father of five adult children, had some mental health issues but was harmless, and h...

Video: Police put hood on Black man killed by asphyxiation

A Black man who had run naked through the streets of a western New York city died of asphyxiation after a group of police officers put a hood over his head, then pressed his face into the pavement for...

Outspoken head of Russian anti-doping agency fired

MOSCOW (AP) — The outspoken chief executive of the Russian anti-doping agency was fired Friday, a move that the World Anti-Doping Agency had said it was “extremely concerned” about. ...

Taiwan, not ROC, representative office opens in Somaliland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a friendly gesture toward Taiwan, Somaliland has allowed Taiwan's newly opened de facto embassy to use the name "Taiwan" rather than "Republic of Chi...

Highest-level US official to visit Taiwan in 41 years lands in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation led by U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar landed in Taiwan on Sunday (Aug. 9), marking the highest-level visit by a member of the Cabine...

Japanese delegation arrives to pay respects to Taiwan's late president

A 16-member parliamentary delegation led by former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori (2000-2001) arrived in Taipei Sunday (Aug. 9) to pay tribute to former President Lee Teng-hui(李登輝), who passed a...

Former Japan prime minister to visit Taiwan and pay tribute to late president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Japanese delegation led by former Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori will arrive in Taipei on Sunday (Aug. 9) to pay tribute to the late former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui (李...

Russia on verge of firing outspoken anti-doping agency CEO

MOSCOW (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency said Wednesday it is “extremely concerned” about an effort to remove the outspoken chief executive of the Russian anti-doping agency from his post. ...

'Visa run' not required for foreign students in Taiwan: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Sunday (July 26) announced that foreign students currently residing in Taiwan do not need to go on "visa runs"...

Judge nixes Roc Nation subpoena in Centene shareholder suit

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge presiding over a shareholder lawsuit against a managed care company with prison health care contracts around the country has quashed subpoenas issued against rapper...

Taiwan legislature calls for China Airlines name change

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's legislature on Wednesday (July 22) passed a proposal to have the transportation ministry present a phased approach to changing the name of Taiwan's nation...

Taiwan to join US, Japan in hosting GCTF workshop in Guatemala

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese, American, and Japanese governments are co-hosting a virtual forum in Guatemala this year in hopes of fostering exchanges and expanding Taiwan’s presen...