AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

A South Korean soldier stands outside Peace House in the Demilitarized Zone, the venue for the summit next week between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Flowers ...

Taiwan President describes relationship with Swaziland as "brotherhood" 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was the only leader of Swaziland’s allies to give an address at a grand celebration event Thursday in Swaziland and she desc...

Taiwan calls Chinese military drills a threat to region

BEIJING (AP) — Taiwan's government said Thursday that recent Chinese military drills are aimed at intimidating the island and are a threat to regional peace and stability. China is attemp...

In the name of Taiwan

There are few people active in politics today who are consistent from start to finish in what they say. One member of that rare breed is Premier William Lai (賴清德). No matter whether he was running for...

Taiwan President sends condolences to the Bush family in tweet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) tweeted her condolences and expressed her grief to the Bush family after the news broke of the demise of former United States First Lady ...

China’s live-fire drills – more than just saber rattling, this is propaganda and fake news

The live-fire military drills which the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA Navy) held yesterday have garnered a great deal of media attention this week both in Taiwan and around the world. Th...

Taiwan President wears traditional dress in Swaziland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During her official visit to Swaziland, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) wore a traditional local wrap-around dress known as an “emahiya” and told it fitted well w...

Taiwan's leader visits rare African ally, tiny Swaziland

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Taiwan is emphasizing its ties with one of the few countries that grant it diplomatic recognition as President Tsai Ing-wen visits the tiny African kingdom of Swaziland. ...

Taiwanese businessmen chair ABAC panel meetings in Tokyo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -  The APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) hosted its second meeting of the year in Tokyo, Japan, which runs from April 16-19, with Taiwanese businessmen elected ...

Taiwanese LGBT groups upset with passage of anti-gay referendum proposals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Central Election Commission (CEC) passed three referendum proposals made by local anti-gay groups on Tuesday to bring issues of same-sex marriage and g...

Landmark meeting of Taiwan President, Swaziland King and his wives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen met with the King of Swaziland, King Mswati Ⅲ, and seven of his 15 wives, at a state banquet held in Tsai’s honor April 17. At ...

President Tsai to Taiwanese enterprises looking to expand globally, 'consider Africa'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —  Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Tuesday (all times local) after a bilateral meeting with the Swazi King that Africa was a market with potential&nb...

Taiwan President calls for calm ahead of China's military drill in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) departed for the country’s ally Swaziland Tuesday morning, the day before China will conduct a live-fire military dril...

President Tsai optimistic for Taiwan's defense industry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen received a delegation from the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a Washington D.C. based think tank on April 16 to discuss democracy and security...

Taiwan to hold Han Kuang military exercise to counter PLA live fire drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will hold its annual Han Kuang military drills to test its defense capabilities for five days starting June 4 in response to the planned Chinese live-fire exer...