Poll: 54% of Taiwanese unconcerned about US-Taiwan relations if Biden wins

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As former Vice President Joe Biden continues to lead U.S. President Donald Trump in the polls a week before the election, a new survey released on Tuesday (Oct. 27) shows ...

The US could learn a thing or two about freedom of expression

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – With President Donald Trump lagging behind Joe Biden in the polls, there has been much debate about whether he will spring an "October surprise" in an attempt...

Taiwan stands out by favoring Trump, survey shows

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Local media call U.S. President Donald Trump the "most Taiwan friendly U.S. president in history," and a poll backs this up by showing Taiwanese uniquely favor T...

US, Japan to hold 'Keen Sword' exercise amid fears of China attack on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. military announced that it will stage exercise "Keen Sword" with Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) in Japan amid fears China could exploit distractions c...

North Korea military parade will 'send a message' to the world

Satellite images have revealed vast numbers of North Korean troops and vehicles practicing parade ground maneuvers ahead of Thursday's 75th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of...

North Korea announces congress on five-year economic plan

North Korea announced plans on Thursday to hold a ruling party congress in January next year, to decide on a five-year plan to develop its economy. During a meeting of the Workers' Party's d...

Facebook beefs up anti-misinfo efforts ahead of US election

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Beginning Thursday, U.S. Facebook users who post about voting may start seeing an addendum to their messages -- labels directing readers to authoritative information about the u...

From Russia with love? UK government sits on hot-button report

At the core of a 50-page, as yet unreleased, report compiled by the UK's Parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) over a year ago is the question of to what extent Russian influence...

My Europe: New departure or same old story for Kosovo and Serbia?

Kosovo and Serbia, two neighboring countries in Europe, have experienced more than their fair share of problems when it comes to living in peace with one another. It all began with ethnic conflicts du...

Threat to US elections not limited to Russia in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia interfered in the 2016 election and may try to sway next year's vote as well. But it's not the only nation with an eye on U.S. politics. American officials s...

Is Facebook doing enough to combat fake news?

Recently, fake campaign posters were put up outside a Green party office in the Bavarian town of Donauwörth. One poster ominously stated: "Death to all white German men." The fake posters ha...

Paul Whelan: US citizen charged with spying in Russia

The former US Marine detained in Russia has been charged with espionage, the Interfax news agency said on Thursday. If convicted, he could face up to 20 years in prison. Paul Whelan, 48, was detained...

Mishaps, protests and litigation overshadow Florida recount

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Mishaps, protests and litigation are overshadowing the vote recount in Florida's pivotal races for governor and Senate, reviving memories of the 2000 presidential fiasco i...

World leaders gather in Paris to mark 100 years since WWI Armistice

Some 70 world leaders gathered at the famous Arc de Triomphe in the French capital, Paris, on Sunday to mark 100 years since the end of World War One. Commemorations in Paris had been scheduled to be...

Security-challenged firms are gatekeepers of US elections

The ultimate gatekeepers of U.S. election integrity may well be its weakest security link. A trio of privately held companies sells and services more than 90 percent of U.S. election...