USDA plans additional $14B for farmers reeling from virus

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The federal government said Friday that it will give farmers an additional $14 billion to compensate them for the difficulties they have experienced selling their crops, milk a...

Taiwan premier defends US pork imports as key to global trade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a special address to the Legislative Yuan Friday (Sept. 18), Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) defended the government’s decision to end an import ban on pork containi...

US Under Secretary of State Keith Krach arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach landed in Taiwan on Thursday afternoon (Sept. 17), the second high-ranking U.S. ...

China says will make 'necessary response' to U.S. official's Taiwan visit

China will make a “necessary response” to a visit by U.S. Undersecretary for Economic Affairs Keith Krach to Chinese-claimed Taiwan, and has lodged a complaint with Washington, the foreign...

WTO finds Washington broke trade rules by putting tariffs on China; ruling angers U.S.

The World Trade Organization found on Tuesday (Sept. 15) that the United States breached global trading rules by imposing multibillion-dollar tariffs in President Donald Trump's trade war with Chi...

Fangio: I blew it by not calling timeout in latest loss

DENVER (AP) — Questionable play-calling. Debatable clock management. A rash of rookie mistakes. A barrage of injuries. It all added up to another last-minute loss for the Denver Broncos. ...

US ambassador to China to step down next month

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to China will step down early next month, ending a three-year tenure marked by a trade war and increasingly bitter relations between the world’s two larg...

Tourism Bureau launches pseudo-trips to Taiwan in Tokyo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Tourism Bureau on Sunday (Sept. 13) launched a special event at Tokyo's Eslite Spectrum Nihonbashi to promote the country's tourism and help quench the ...

Greenpeace occupies Swedish oil refinery over expansion plans

Swedish police said Sunday they'd arrested six Greenpeace women activists who'd trespassed into the Brofjorden oil port and refinery to protest the planned expansion of the facility by its ope...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump vs. Trump on virus; Biden missteps

WASHINGTON (AP) — Explaining his deceptive assurances about the pandemic, President Donald Trump suggested he was doing what Winston Churchill had done, soothing the public in a time of danger. That's...

Central Taiwan city launches ‘safe pork’ label

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung City has launched a labeling campaign aimed at letting hog farmers and meat producers tell customers their product does not contain residues of the leanness drug ...

China becoming battleground for plant-based meat makers

HONG KONG (AP) — China has become a battleground for plant-based meat companies looking to tap into the world’s largest market for meat-consumption. American plant-based meat compan...

Marco Rubio urges US official to open free trade talks with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Marco Rubio sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday (Sept. 10) urging him to send Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, an...

HK TOP Professional Flame Cooking Platform Towngas Cooking Channel Arrives on YouTube

Star chefs assemble! Unbox cookery secrets, culinary inspirations every day Introducing intensive courses on Chinese cooking for domestic helpers Secret tips on ingredient selection and culinary arts...

Timing key in beginning US-Taiwan trade talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Washington public policy think tank has suggested the Trump administration notify Congress that it plans to start negotiations with Taiwan for a bilateral free trade agr...