China condemned for stopping US officials visiting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday (July 8) blasted China for pressuring U.S. officials against visiting Taiwan and called on the international...

China threatens visa restrictions on US officials over Tibet

BEIJING (AP) — China said Wednesday it will impose visa restrictions on U.S. individuals following the Trump administration’s imposition of travel bans on Chinese officials it accuses of restricting f...

China prevents US officials from visiting Taiwan in various ways: FBI director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) uses various means to manipulate and influence American officials from visiting Taiwan, according to the director of the FBI. While ad...

US officials visit Puerto Rico, oversee hurricane prep

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Federal officials on Monday praised Puerto Rico’s hurricane preparedness and pledged additional help as they reviewed disaster recovery efforts during the start of a weekl...

US officials seize $2M dumped in waters off Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Federal officials said they seized more than $2 million that had been dumped in waters near the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico on Monday following a boat chase. ...

US plans to reopen Wuhan consulate later this month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department notified Congress about its plans to reopen the U.S. consulate in Wuhan, China later this month. According to a congressional notification obt...

US politicians congratulate Tsai, praise Taiwan’s democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) officially began her second term today, several U.S. officials offered their congratulations and praised Taiwan as a model of democracy. ...

US officials: Navy to widen probe of virus-infected aircraft carrier, delaying decision on reinstating fired captain

WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials: Navy to widen probe of virus-infected aircraft carrier, delaying decision on reinstating fired captain.

US officials: Missile defense systems now operating in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — New air defense systems are now protecting American and allied forces at military bases in Iraq where troops have been attacked by Iranian-backed insurgents in recent months, accordi...

Family of retired FBI agent Robert Levinson says US officials have concluded he has died in custody of Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — Family of retired FBI agent Robert Levinson says US officials have concluded he has died in custody of Iran.

US officials: foreign disinformation stoking virus fears

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is alleging that a foreign disinformation campaign is underway aimed at spreading fear in the country amid the coronavirus pandemic, three U.S. officials sai...

US officials: Trump administration says foreign disinformation campaign is trying to spread fear amid virus pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials: Trump administration says foreign disinformation campaign is trying to spread fear amid virus pandemic.

US officials say US troops killed, injured in Iraq attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three service members were killed, including two Americans, and a dozen more were injured when a barrage of rockets were fired at a military base in Iraq, U.S. officials said Wednesd...

US officials say US troops killed, injured in Iraq attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least three people were killed, including two U.S. service members, in a rocket attack in Iraq, a U.S. official said Wednesday. The official said 10 people were ...

US officials say complete troop withdrawal from Afghanistan not contingent on specific outcome of intra-Afghan talks

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — US officials say complete troop withdrawal from Afghanistan not contingent on specific outcome of intra-Afghan talks.