Mexico investigates 3 officials from state oil company

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says three management-level officials at Mexico's state-controlled petroleum company will be asked to resign as investigations proceed i...

Shutdown suspends federal cleanups at US Superfund sites

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The government shutdown has suspended federal cleanups at Superfund sites around the nation and forced the cancellation of public hearings, deepening the mistrust and resentmen...

Microsoft launches Taiwan startup accelerator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Microsoft in partnership with Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs launched the “Microsoft Startup Accelerator” in Taipei on Nov. 19, hoping to support ...

ATP disabled before deadly Puyuma Express derailment in Taiwan's Yilan County

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The disabling of the Automatic Train Protection (ATP) system by a Puyuma Express driver could have been the cause of yesterday's deadly derailment of a Puyuma&nbs...

US Senate passes legislation challenging China's BRI with bipartisan support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. Senate passed a bill on Wednesday, Oct. 3 that would allocate US$60 billion to the establishment of an agency aimed at strategic investment in deve...

Showdown looms over work by UN human rights experts in Yemen

GENEVA (AP) — A group of Arab states is balking at efforts to renew work by U.N.-backed "eminent experts" investigating human rights violations in Yemen, setting up a possible diplomatic showdown with...

Guatemala's Congressional President to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The President of the Congress of Guatemala Álvaro Arzú Escobar, will visit Taiwan from September 2 to September 6, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (...

US Senator urges Guatemala to maintain Taiwan diplomatic ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Senator from Florida, Marco Rubio responded to rumors about pro-China aids influencing Guatemala President Jimmy Morales, and stressed for the Central American countr...

Taiwan and Honduras to deepen agriculture ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen met with Honduras Vice President Olga Alvarado during her official visit on August 15, and pledged to deepen agricultural ties. President ...

Chemical weapons watchdog to return to UK

LONDON (AP) — The international chemical weapons watchdog says it is returning to Britain collect more evidence in the poisoning probe of a couple sickened by the nerve agent Novichok. ...

Bill aims to block foreign ownership of election systems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Days after Maryland officials announced that an election service vendor was acquired by a company linked to a Russian oligarch, two congressmen are introducing legislation requiring ...

Amazon to set up AI research center in Taiwan: minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chen Liang-gee (陳良基), Minister of Science and Technology said that Amazon plans to set up an artificial intelligence (AI) research center in Taiwan, off the back of simila...

Chameleon Cold-Brew® Launches Multifaceted Sustainability Program

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 28, 2018--Chameleon Cold-Brew ®, a leading provider of organic, sustainably grown and ethically sourced coffee, announced today the debut of its sustainability prog...

Business loan program aims to help 1st-generation immigrants

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Bhutan native Tika Acharya came to the U.S. nine years ago with his parents and his wife after spending 17 years in a Nepal refugee camp. The 40-year-old father graduated from ...

Nigerian referee Ogabor banned for 1 year

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Confederation of African Football says Nigerian referee Joseph Ogabor has been banned for one year for "attempted match manipulation" during an international club match earlier...