Taiwan's President, DPP condemn Hong Kong police violence at university campus

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and members of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) have condemned the actions of the Hong Kong police for their attacks on student protesters at a Hong Kong univ...

German calling for Taiwan's recognition meets diplomat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Michael Kreuzberg, the German behind a petition calling on his country to establish diplomatic relations with Taiwan, met with Taiwan's representative to Germany Shieh...

China’s Xi renews commitment to Hong Kong amid protests

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese Communist Party leader and President Xi Jinping on Monday renewed his government's commitment to allowing Hong Kong to manage its own affairs amid continuing anti-gove...

US House backs 3 bills to support protests in Hong Kong

The House passed three bills Tuesday aimed at showing U.S. support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The action follows months of protests over the Beijing government's aggressive atte...

IMF downgrades outlook for world economy, citing trade wars

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund is further downgrading its outlook for the world economy, predicting that growth this year will be the weakest since the 2008 financial crisis primari...

Taiwan KMT presidential candidate to focus on preventing war: aide

Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) defense policy will focus on "preventing our adversary from making a decision to use force" if he is elected president, a defense advisor to the Kuomintang (KMT) presi...

Wikipedia becomes a battleground for Taiwan and China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Wikipedia has become a battlefield between Taiwanese and Chinese, who are clashing over sensitive topics such as the identities of Taiwan and Hong Kong. According to UD...

The Latest: Second Hong Kong teen injured by gunfire

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests (all times local): 2 a.m. Saturday A Hong Kong police official says a 14-year-old boy was shot in the thigh during wid...

Petition demanding Germany open diplomatic relations with Taiwan exceeds threshold

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A petition calling on Germany to establish diplomatic relations with Taiwan has received 53,000 signatures, exceeding the threshold to require the German government to for...

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

People at Tiananmen Square hold up their phones to record fireworks as part of a gala evening commemorating the 70th anniversary of the founding of China’s Communist Party. In other ...

As the CCP celebrates, those who love China mourn

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The Chinese Communist Party has controlled China for 70 years now and, for the party at least, this is something that merits celebrating. For the people of China, ho...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Oct. 1 The Fort Worth Star-Telegram on the guilty verdict for a white former police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man: Dallas County jurors made a po...

AP PHOTOS: China marks National Day with military might

BEIJING (AP) — China marked its National Day on Tuesday with a massive parade through the center of Beijing featuring missiles, tanks and thousands of marching troops, along with tributes to the count...

Xi Jinping reiterates China's plan to take over Taiwan, touts 'one country, two systems'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping spoke before cameras on two occasions to mark the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) regime, and each time Xi emphasized the p...

China's Xi pays respect to Mao ahead of 70-year celebrations

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese president and Communist Party leader Xi Jinping has led other top officials in paying respects to the founder of the communist state Mao Zedong ahead of a massive celebration of...