Game Zero: Spread of virus linked to Champions League match

ROME (AP) — It was the biggest soccer game in Atalanta’s history and a third of Bergamo’s population made the short trip to Milan’s famed San Siro Stadium. Nearly 2,500 fans of visit...

China's factories try to shield workers as output revives

BEIJING (AP) — To keep his 40 employees indoors and away from China’s virus outbreak, the manager of an electronics factory in Dongguan, near Hong Kong, says he hired a cook and arranged dormitories f...

S. China's farmland could be devastated by fall armyworms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is forecasting huge agricultural losses with the arrival of the fall armyworm (FAW) in 2020. On Feb. 20, China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs rel...

Spreading virus prompts China to put 34 cities on lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the number of people affected by the new coronavirus continues to rise, China as of Wednesday (Feb. 5) has placed a total of 34 cities on lockdown in an effort to conta...

Stocks open higher on Wall Street; China's main market dives

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening solidly higher on Wall Street as the market finds its footing after two weeks of losses amid uncertainty over the virus outbreak that began in China. China's main in...

US warship plows through Taiwan Strait 5 days after election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Less than a week after President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) won a landslide victory in the Taiwanese presidential elections on Saturday (Jan. 11), a U.S. warship sailed through th...

US expresses concern after Chinese aircraft carrier sails through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. authorities have expressed concern over the passage of a Chinese aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait on Thursday (Dec. 26), the sixth such transit since Januar...

Chinese aircraft carrier sails through Taiwan Strait ahead of elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Just 16 days before the presidential and legislative elections, Chinese aircraft carrier the Shandong sailed through the Taiwan Strait, the Ministry of National Defense sa...

China commissions first home-built aircraft carrier

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has attended the commissioning of China’s first entirely home-built aircraft carrier. The Shandong is the second Chinese aircraft carrier...

Sold to China as a bride, she came home on brink of death

MAZAIKEWALE, Pakistan (AP) — Sold by her family as a bride to a Chinese man, Samiya David spent only two months in China. When she returned to Pakistan, the once robust woman was nearly unrecognizable...

Historical documents show Japan's role in WWII sex slaves

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's army during World War II asked the government to provide one sex slave for every 70 soldiers, according to historical documents reviewed by Kyodo News service that highl...

Historical documents show Japan’s role in WWII sex slaves

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s army during World War II asked the government to provide one sex slave for every 70 soldiers, according to historical documents reviewed by Kyodo News service that hig...

Kyodo: Historical documents show Japan's role in sex slaves

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's army during World War II asked the government to provide one sex slave for every 70 soldiers, according to historical documents reviewed by Kyodo News service that highlight the s...

Video shows pollution from China bearing down on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Air quality is expected to deteriorate throughout the day in Taiwan today (Nov. 18) as air pollution drifts south from China. As a northeast wind gradually strengthens,...

Popularity of NBA in China seems to create endless options

BEIJING (AP) — Kobe Bryant went to China for the first time in 1998, making the trip to Beijing to help operate an instructional basketball clinic for about a dozen kids. The local coaches working wit...