Power, water cut to Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan, demolition set for next week 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After the New York Times drew worldwide attention to a Buddhist temple which has been converted into a Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan, the Changhua County Magi...

Buddhist temple continues to be desecrated as Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The New York Times this week gave a glimpse inside a Buddhist temple which has been converted into a bizarre Communist Chinese shrine, after a construction contractor evicted t...

A Kim Jong Un visit to Seoul? It would be surreal challenge

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The spectacle and surprise on display at the three inter-Korean summits this year have been, at times, intense. The fourth one could be surreal — if it happens. ...

Hong Kong cardinal warns of split if Vatican reaches agreement with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Catholic Church in Asia could split if the Vatican signs an agreement with China later this month, Hong Kong Cardinal Joseph Zen (陳日君) warned, according to a report by Voice...

When Moon meets Kim: Can roads pave way to denuclearization?

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Reunification Highway runs all the way from the North Korean capital of Pyongyang to the Demilitarized Zone that divides the North from South Korea, 170 kilometers (100 m...

Venezuela's Maduro meets China's Xi on trip to deepen ties

BEIJING (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is to meet with the president of China, one of his ailing country's biggest creditors, during a trip to deepen ties. China's foreig...

China's stock market hits 31 month low, facing US trade war that 'could last a decade'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China is clearly under economic duress as its economy slows and the next round of 25 percent tariffs targeting US$200 billion worth of Chinese goods are made ready for lau...

Putin treats China's leader to pancakes, vodka at forum

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has treated Chinese President Xi Jinping to Russian pancakes in a show of warm personal ties between the two leaders. The ...

China snatches up Zambia's state-run power company in southern Africa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s economic strategy of predatory lending to indebt poor nations and then take over critical infrastructure once a country defaults on its loans is on full disp...

Jack Ma retiring may signal conflict with Xi Jinping and Chinese govt: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the announcement that Jack Ma, the chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba would retire in September 2019, and hand the reins of the company to current CEO Daniel Z...

US policy drives Russia, China together ahead of summit

MOSCOW (AP) — When Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet this week, they will have plenty to talk about thanks to U.S. President Donald Trump. Xi is ...

The Latest: China's Xi congratulates N. Korea on anniversary

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's 70th anniversary celebration (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Chinese President Xi Jinping has congratulated K...

North Korea to fete 70th birthday with tanks, dancing masses

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Workers with paint brushes and brooms put the final touches on Pyongyang's iconic Kim Il Sung Square on Saturday as North Korea prepared for what promises to be its bigge...

AP Explains: What to expect at N.Korea 70th anniversary gala

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea will be staging a major military parade, huge rallies and revived iconic mass games on Sunday to mark its 70th anniversary as a nation. Here's a look at what'...

Taiwan can teach Canada a thing or two about human rights: Ottawa Citizen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If Canada is serious about championing democratic values, it should defend Taiwan’s threatened democracy against bullying by China, author Terry Glavin wrote in the ...