White House-released memo of Trump, Zelenskiy conversation

The White House released a memo of President Donald Trump's July 25 telephone conversation with Ukraine's newly elected president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy. The White House says a "memora...

Time is right for Taiwan, US to resume diplomatic relations: former premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s former premier under the Chen administration, Yu Shyi-kun (游錫堃), on Saturday (Sept. 14) declared that the conditions are favorable for Taiwan to pursue form...

Taiwan United Nations Alliance prepares for annual trip to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For the 16th year in a row, the Taiwan United Nations Alliance (TAIUNA) will head to New York to lobby the international organization to recognize Taiwan, the group announ...

Taiwan graffiti artist stars at California mural festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan graffiti artist DEBE is painting a mural featuring quintessential Taiwanese elements for the POW! WOW! Long Beach International Mural Festival, in California. Artists...

AP Weekly Sports Calendar

EDITORS: These are among the top sports events of the week. Coverage of most of these events will move on this circuit: ...

Taiwan mayor talks Indo-Pacific strategy at Washington DC event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In a speech given at Washington D.C.’s Wilson Center on July 10, Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) broached the topics of security in the Indo-Pacific region and th...

UK ambassador to US quits after leaked cables enrage Trump

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s ambassador to the United States resigned Wednesday after being branded a fool and made a diplomatic nobody by President Donald Trump following the leak of the envoy...

Taiwan President not planning to visit Washington, D.C.: Presidential Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During her stopover in the United States next week, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will not visit Washington, D.C. and will not hold a speech on Capitol Hill, the Presidenti...

Iraqi PM takes a gamble with move on Iran-backed militias

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi government's move this week to place Iranian-backed militias under the command of the armed forces is a political gamble by a prime minister increasingly caught in the middle ...

New ECB head Lagarde backed Draghi stimulus while at IMF

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Christine Lagarde, nominated to head the European Central Bank, has a politician's ability to communicate and forge compromise, skills she will need to follow Mario Draghi's ...

Trump isn’t taking ‘no tanks’ for an answer for July Fourth

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn’t taking “no tanks” for an answer on the Fourth of July. He said Monday that a display of U.S. military tanks will be part of a ...

DPP Chairman: 2020 election to decide true distance between Taiwan and China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chairman of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), Cho Jung-tai (卓榮泰) made a visit to Washington D.C. over the weekend, and on Sunday (June 30) addressed the congrega...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 12, the 163rd day of 2019. There are 202 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 12...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 12, the 163rd day of 2019. There are 202 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 12...

The Latest: Trump surprised that Senate subpoenaed his son

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate intelligence committee's subpoena of Donald Trump Jr. (all times local): 1 p.m. President Donald Trump says he's "very su...