US warned Nevada not to use Chinese COVID tests from UAE

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. diplomats and security officials privately warned the state of Nevada not to use Chinese-made coronavirus test kits donated by the United Arab Emirates over con...

US warned Nevada not to use Chinese COVID tests from UAE

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. diplomats and security officials privately warned the state of Nevada not to use Chinese-made coronavirus test kits donated by the United Arab Emirates over con...

US includes Hongkongers in refugee admission plan for 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Department of State, together with the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Health and Human Services, submitted the Proposed Refugee Admissions for ...

Ahead of Kentucky Derby, worker shortage looms for trainers

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Trump administration’s immigration squeeze and the hardships caused by the coronavirus pandemic threaten to leave the horse racing industry short of workers, racing official...

US places trade sanctions on Chinese entities over South China Sea militarization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States blacklisted 24 Chinese companies and targeted individuals on Wednesday (Aug. 26) for helping China build man-made islands in the disputed South China Sea...

Mason Yu assumes chief role at American Institute in Taiwan's southern office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mason Yu has assumed the top position at the American Institute in Taiwan’s (AIT) Kaohsiung office. AIT made the announcement in a press release on Wednesday (Aug...

CanAm: More Hong Kong residents favoring EB-5 visa to immigrate to the U.S.

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - June 24, 2020 - Amid a recent increase in immigration enquiries in Hong Kong, the U.S. EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program has seen growing popularity. The EB-5 visa,...

Sources: Venezuela wooed Texas Republican to ease sanctions

MIAMI (AP) — Venezuela's socialist government tried to recruit then-Congressman Pete Sessions to broker a meeting with the CEO of Exxon Mobil at the same time it was secretly paying a close former Hou...

Taiwan devoted to creating Muslim-friendly environment: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has demonstrated its dedication to building a Muslim-friendly environment and has become a top destination for Islamic visitors over the last 12 months, according t...

AP Exchange: Virus makes Nevadans trip to Peru a wild ride

RENO, Nev. (AP) — When Barbara Land and Tia Flores ventured into Peru’s Amazon rainforest on March 13, they had grand plans to help the people living in the little remote river village of Ayacucho. ...

Taiwan holds virtual forum with 13 countries on COVID-19

Taipei, May 16--Taiwan on late Friday held a virtual forum with 13 like-minded countries including the United States, Japan and Canada to discuss COVID-19 prevention and control strategies. The vid...

Taiwan’s unique opportunity to normalize global relations

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – Earlier this week, Taiwan News published a powerful article by the former Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) William Stanton, in which he made an extrem...

‘TweetForTaiwan’ movement supports Taiwan's international participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Department of State initiated the #TweetForTaiwan movement, which urges the world to support Taiwan's participation in the World Health Assembly (WHA) by twee...

US Department of State calls for Taiwan's WHA participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Organization Affairs (IO) launched a Twitter campaign on Friday (May 1) calling on Taiwan to take part in this y...

Central American Bank for Economic Integration to open regional office in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Honduras-headquartered Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) is planning to establish a presence in Taiwan by opening a regional office in the capital...