Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Egypt appoints 13 new ministers in Cabinet reshuffle

CAIRO (AP) — President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi of Egypt announced a Cabinet reshuffle Saturday to improve his administration’s performance as it faces towering economic challenges stemming largely from ...

Japan PM purges Cabinet after support falls over church ties

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida reshuffled his Cabinet on Wednesday in an apparent bid to distance his administration from the conservative Unification Church over its ties to...

Speculation mounts about health minister running for Taipei mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As speculation is mounting that the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will nominate Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) as its candidate for mayor of Taipei...

France: Macron reshuffles Cabinet after election struggles

French President Emmanuel Macron announced a Cabinet reshuffle on Monday, naming several new ministers but also keeping his most prominent ones, after he lost his parliamentary majority during last mo...

Indonesian leader reshuffles Cabinet amid rising food prices

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced a Cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday, replacing key economic ministers amid a national cooking oil shortage and rising food prices. ...

Singapore prime minister promotes likely successor to deputy

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has promoted his finance minister to his deputy as part of a succession plan, but the timing of the handover is unclear. His...

Denmark justice minister resigns to prompt Cabinet reshuffle

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark announced a Cabinet reshuffle on Monday after Justice Minister Nick Haekkerup resigned to become the new head of the Danish Brewers' Association. P...

Sri Lankan PM says president's powers will be reduced

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s prime minister said Tuesday the constitution will be changed to clip presidential powers and empower Parliament as protesters continued to call on the president a...

Taiwan's president: "the way of Tsai" part II, rise to reign over the DPP

“If the enemy leaves a door open, you must rush in.” –Sun Tzu (孫子) In 2008, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) was in what was probably its darkest hour. Out of the wreckag...

Austria: Karl Nehammer sworn in as new chancellor

Karl Nehammer was sworn in as Austrian chancellor by President Alexander Van der Bellen on Monday in a ceremony in Vienna's Hofburg Palace as the country's third leader in three months. He no...

UN Security Council mission visits Mali, urges February vote

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A U.N. Security Council mission that is visiting Mali this weekend to assess the security situation is urging the country's authorities to set elections for February to meet agreem...

Golden Dawn is down, but far right rises again in Greece

The images from a vocational school in Stavroupoli, a suburb of Thessaloniki in northern Greece, were shocking. On September 27, hooded youths dressed in black used crowbars, knives and stones against...

Japan counts on Asian market to help shift to green energy

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is focusing on its neighbors in Asia as it hopes to take a leadership role in the growing push to reduce emissions, having earmarked $10 billion to help the region speed up the move...

Taiwan president backs premier, rejects reshuffle talk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) expressed support for Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) Wednesday (Aug. 25), rejecting reports about plans for a Cabinet reshuffle circulating in t...

Mali's president says he was unharmed in stabbing attempt

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali’s interim President Assimi Goita said he was unharmed after a man tried to stab him Tuesday at the Grand Mosque in the capital amid celebrations for the Muslim holiday of sacr...