9 Taiwan companies and government institutions win top awards at 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The sixth annual Smart City Summit & Expo (SCSE) started Tuesday (March 26) at Taipei's Nangang Exhibition Center, attended by Taiwan Vice President Chen Chien-jen...

2019 Smart City Summit & Expo highlights Taiwan’s development

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo opened on Tuesday (March 26) in Taipei, with more than 300 exhibitors and 1,200 booths offering business opportunities in transportat...

White House, business groups make push on trade pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and business groups are stepping up efforts to win congressional approval for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade accord. But prospects are uncertain given that Republicans ...

Weld still thinking of challenging Trump post-Mueller report

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld says the Mueller report hasn't changed his thinking about challenging President Donald Trump in the Republican primary. Weld ...

Trump lays low as he awaits findings of Mueller report

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is laying low at his Florida estate as he awaits the findings of the special counsel investigation, heeding the advice of his lawyers, who warned hi...

New Zealand mosque killings spark debate over free speech

DUNEDIN, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealanders are debating the limits of free speech after their chief censor banned a 74-page manifesto written by the man accused of slaughtering 50 people at two mosque...

Bulls shut down Carter Jr., Hutchison for rest of season

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls have ruled out injured rookies Wendell Carter Jr. and Chandler Hutchison for the remainder of the season, and might soon do the same with Otto Porter Jr. ...

Taiwan Presidential Office Building marks 100th anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - An exhibition to mark the centenary of the iconic Presidential Office Building in central Taipei will open to the public on Sunday. Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) and th...

Taiwan, Palau sign sea patrol cooperation pact

Koror, Palau, March 22 (CNA) Taiwan and its Pacific ally, Palau, signed an agreement on Friday to cooperate in sea patrols and under this new pact, they will launch a joint rescue drill on the seas c...

IDB bank calls off annual meeting next week in China

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Inter-American Development Bank is calling off its general assembly next week in China. The IDB did not say in its press release the reason for canceling the me...

Biden, Abrams reps pour cold water on running mate 'rumors'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Representatives for Joe Biden and Stacey Abrams say that rumors the former vice president planned to choose the onetime Georgia gubernatorial candidate as his 2020 running mate are "...

Key players in the Trump-Russia investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at the key players entangled in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. PAUL MANAFORT The former campaign chairman of Trump's campai...

AP Exclusive: Guaido's Citgo snubs US execs in Caracas jail

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — When the Trump administration paved the way for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to name a new board to run the U.S. affiliate of Venezuela's state oil company, it was ...

Sanders aims for strong showing in delegate-rich California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — By the time California's presidential primary election arrived in 2016, Bernie Sanders was a beaten man. This time around, everything has changed. The senator from...

Joe Biden's challenge: Winning over progressives

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden says he has "the most progressive record" of any Democrat running, or mulling a run, in 2020. But many progressive activists disagree. As the former vice ...