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...

Fifth Third Reports Impact of Second Year of Five-year $30 Billion Community Commitment

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 25, 2018--Fifth Third Bancorp today reported the results of its $30 billion, five-year after the completion of its second full year (2017). The Community Commitment, ...

Linda Rosenberg, President and CEO of National Council for Behavioral Health, Announces She Will Leave August 2019

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 23, 2018--Following a 15-year tenure as president and CEO, Linda Rosenberg said today she will be leaving the National Council for Behavioral Health in Augus...

Taiwan President calls for Africa Plan after trip to eSwatini

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Returning Saturday from her five-day visit to Swaziland, which changed names to eSwatini while she was there, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called for an “Africa Plan...

U.S. ban on offensive weapons for Taiwan no longer realistic: U.S. expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The restriction on arms sales to Taiwan to defensive weapons is no longer realistic considering China’s intensive military buildup, United States expert Richard Fish...

Google to recruit talent for ambitious AI project in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The world’ most valuable tech giant joins Microsoft and AWS to tap into Taiwan’s talent pool to pursue promising developments of artificial intelligence (AI) t...