Turkish steps up drilling activities around Cyprus

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkey's vice president says his country is stepping up a search for hydrocarbons off ethnically divided Cyprus with the dispatching of a survey vessel to join two drillships an...

Driver dies after rocks hit truck on Central Taiwan mountain road

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 25-year-old truck driver died after falling rocks hit his vehicle on a road in Central Taiwan Saturday (July 20). The man, surnamed Lee (李), had gone to work in the T...

Technology, temporary help keeps farmers on job longer

ALEXANDRIA, Ind. (AP) — Assistive technology, help from seasonal hires and family members, and a general improvement in the health of U.S. seniors in recent decades have helped farmers remain producti...

Plan to slow Western wildfires would clear strips of land

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Trump administration is proposing an ambitious plan to slow Western wildfires by bulldozing, mowing or revegetating large swaths of land along 11,000 miles (17,700 kilometers...

Majority of Taiwanese prepared to fight China to protect democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – More than 65 percent of Taiwanese say they are willing to fight to defend the country’s democratic system against military force by China, according to an opinion po...

China and Vietnam face off in South China Sea over resource rich Vanguard Reef

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tensions are rising in the South China Sea, with a potential flashpoint developing between China and Vietnam, who are engaged in a weeks-long “stand-off” over ...

National Taiwan University among 60 top universities for reputation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Taiwan University (NTU) ranks between No.51 and No.60 in the world for its reputation, according to a list drawn up by Times Higher Education. Harvard, the Mas...

Germany honors resisters who tried to assassinate Hitler

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is marking the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot to kill Adolf Hitler, honoring those who resisted the Nazis — who were stigmatized for decades as traitors — as pillars of...

Facing Trump's tariffs, some companies move, change or wait

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some are moving factories out of China. Others are strategically redesigning products. Some are seeking loopholes in trade law or even mislabeling where their goods originate — all w...

Ukraine election: President's party leads, majority unclear

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party has the most support in opinion polls ahead of Sunday's snap parliamentary elections, but obtaining a solid majority in the Verkhov...

WildAid:Shark Fin is Always the “Worst Choice”

In honor of Shark Awareness Day, international conservation organization WildAid and Plan B Media PCL, one of Thailand's leading outdoor media service providers, urge the public to stop serving an...

With Taiwan's presidential candidates set, poll gives Tsai the edge

Taipei (CNA)-- The first poll taken after the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) confirmed Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) as its presidential candidate has shown him clearly trailing President Tsai Ing-wen...

Fed survey finds widespread concerns over trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve's latest nationwide survey released Wednesday reveals that despite growing worries about the impact of President Donald Trump's trade battles, the overall economy...

Do you need a Roth 401(K)?

If you are saving for retirement, you probably know about the 401(k) and the Roth IRA too. But are you familiar with a Roth 401(k)? It's a bit of a mashup — a Roth product available ...

Record 44% of Hongkongers support Taiwan independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As protests against Beijing's hand-picked government in Hong Kong rages on, a poll released by the Hong Kong Public Opinion Program (HKPOP) on Tuesday (July 16) showed that...