Beijing fails to congratulate Taiwan KMT's new chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing failed to send its standard congratulatory telegram after the main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party selected reformist Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) as party chairman on Sa...

Pelosi says 'America stands with Taiwan' after TAIPEI Act passes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, on Wednesday (March 4) issued both a tweet and formal statement in support of Taiwan after the House una...

TSP legislator says Taiwanese trapped in Wuhan 'don't have guts to criticize China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese legislator on Wednesday (March 4) criticized Taiwanese businesspeople stranded in the Chinese city of Wuhan for trying to sue President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) inst...

Ottawa Senators fire CEO Jim Little after only 2 months

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators fired CEO Jim Little on Wednesday less than two months after he took the job, saying his conduct was "inconsistent" with the core values of the team and the ...

UK's Johnson stands by colleague as bullying claims mount

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson came to the defense of his interior minister on Wednesday, after several civil servants accused Home Secretary Priti Patel of bullying. ...

US House of Representatives to consider TAIPEI Act on Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative Act (TAIPEI Act) is expected to be reviewed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday (March 5...

Chinese warplane's radar locked onto Taiwanese fighter jet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China steps up its 'provocative" air patrols around Taiwan over the past few weeks, a report has surfaced that on at least once occasion, a Chinese warplane lo...

Recording Academy fires ousted CEO, citing investigations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Recording Academy on Monday fired Deborah Dugan, its former president who called into question the integrity of the Grammy Awards nominations process and said she was sexually h...

LBGTQ groups: South Carolina law is putting students at risk

A South Carolina law banning sex education teachers from mentioning any relationships other than heterosexual ones — unless the talk involves sexually transmitted diseases — is fueling a climate of st...

American Airlines, Qatar will split revenue on some flights

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and Qatar Airways said Tuesday they will put aside past hostilities and revive a partnership selling seats on some of each other’s flights and splitting the revenue. ...

Matthews apologizes for Nazi analogy to Sanders victory

NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC's Chris Matthews apologized Monday to Bernie Sanders for comparing the Democratic senator's win in the Nevada caucus to the Nazi takeover of France. Matthews' s...

Continuing PRC efforts to intimidate Taiwan and its friends

“Big Nations Should Not Bully the Small” The People’s Republic of China (PRC) always refers to its Three Communiqués with the United States as if they were the Ten Commandm...

Petition calls for China Airlines' name to be changed to 'Taiwan Airlines'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese group based in the U.S. has posted a petition calling on President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to change the name of China Airlines to "Taiwan Airlines" as co...

Outpouring of worldwide support for bullied Australian boy

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Devastated after again being targeted at school for his dwarfism, a sobbing Quaden Bayles repeatedly told his mother that he wanted to die. The 9-year-old Au...

Like a cornered animal, the Chinese Communist Party is lashing out at everyone

KAOHSIUNG CITY (Taiwan News) — Earlier this week, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) expelled three Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reporters from the country. Their crime? A headline in an op-ed ar...