Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Update: 2020-02-20 08:10 No. Country/Area Cases Deaths 1 Taiwan 24 1 2 China 74,546 2,115 3 Hong Kong 65 ...

The Economist features Taiwan scholar’s Wuhan virus graphic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A graphic designed by a Taiwanese chemist to illustrate case predictions of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak was featured in an article from The Economist on Wednesday (Feb....

UK magazine evokes controversy by linking China flag with coronavirus on cover

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese netizens are enraged by the cover of the latest issue of the U.K. weekly magazine The Economist, which depicts the earth wearing a mask made from China's natio...

Peruvians choose new lawmakers to replace ousted Congress

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra urged citizens to “show love” for their country and vote Sunday for a new slate of legislators nearly four months after his polemical decision to d...

Taiwan ranked 5th in Asia in global democracy index

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan remains fifth in Asia in the Economist's latest global democracy index. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) released the 2019 edition of its annual Democra...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Dec. 31 The Houston Chronicle on the anti-Semitic attacks in New York: ...

America’s influence, once so dominant, waning under Trump

It’s whispered in NATO meeting rooms and celebrated in China’s halls of power. It’s lamented in the capital cities of key U.S. allies and welcomed in the Kremlin. Three years into Do...

The Latest: Macron unapologetic for NATO “brain death” quip

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the NATO summit in London (all times local): 10:05 a.m. French President Emmanuel Macron is refusing to apologize for saying that NATO i...

Trump to join NATO leaders during impeachment hearing

LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump will huddle with NATO leaders as House Democrats resume their impeachment inquiry probing whether he abused his presidential authority by urging a foreign leader t...

The Latest: Trump says Macron has insulted NATO alliance

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the NATO summit in London (all times local): 9:45 a.m. U.S. President Donald Trump says French President Emmanuel Macron’s recent commen...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters ...

NATO chief to meet French leader as tensions mount

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says he will travel to Paris next week for talks with President Emmanuel Macron after the French leader lamented the “brain death” of the milita...

After boost from Perry, supporters got huge Ukraine gas deal

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two political supporters of U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry secured a potentially lucrative oil and gas exploration deal from the Ukrainian government soon after Perry proposed o...

Taiwan's GDP expected to grow 2.45% in 2020: think tank

On the back of expectations of eased trade tension between the United States and China, Taiwan, an export- oriented economy, is likely to see its gross domestic product (GDP) growing 2.45 percent in 2...

After push from Perry, backers got huge gas deal in Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two political supporters of U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry secured a potentially lucrative oil and gas exploration deal from the Ukrainian government soon after Perry proposed o...