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People from China increasingly trek to US-Mexico border

The skin beneath Guo's pant leg is rubbed raw and, despite the bitter cold, he's only wearing dusty plastic sandals. The 24-year-old said he bought them in Colombia, on a migration route to th...

Taiwan's preference for status quo with China continues to rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Taiwanese people who prefer to maintain the cross-strait status quo indefinitely has increased for a fourth year, according to a study that also surveys how ...

Chinese rocket launch on Friday will not pass over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense said that a planned Chinese rocket launch on Friday (Feb. 23) will not pass through Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ)....

Philippines landslide: Several killed in gold-mining village

Five people were killed and 27 miners are missing after a landslide struck a mining village in southern Philippines, authorities said on Wednesday. Disaster officials also added that 31 people were i...

Taiwan asks manufacturers to boost cellphone recycling rates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mobile phone manufacturers and retailers in Taiwan will soon be obligated to play a crucial role in recycling them, contributing to improved waste management and resource ...

Legislator flags alleged Chinese online campaigns to sway Taiwan's elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Allegations of a campaign to influence Taiwan's 2024 elections through Chinese visitors have surfaced, coinciding with the Taiwanese government's disclosure of com...

DPP's Lai still in lead for Taiwan presidency as Ko and Hou's support converges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) remains in the lead for the 2024 presidential election according to a poll released on Tuesday (Oct. 23). Lai, the Democratic P...

WhatsApp to war: How Cubans were recruited to fight for Russia

Cuban seamstress Yamidely Cervantes has bought a new sewing machine for the first time in years, plus a refrigerator and a cellphone - all on Russia's dime. She said her 49-year-old husband Enr...

Rescuers assist French student injured during hike in Taiwan's Shei-Pa National Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A French exchange student hiking in Shei-pa National Park suffered a fall and was knocked unconscious on Thursday (Sept. 28) evening, and spent the night alone on the moun...

The threat of wildfires is rising. So are new artificial intelligence solutions to fight them

LONDON (AP) — Wildfires fueled by climate change have ravaged communities from Maui to the Mediterranean this summer, killing many people, exhausting firefighters and fueling demand for new solutions....

Southern East Coast hit by flooding as Ophelia weakens to tropical depression and moves north

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Residents in parts of coastal North Carolina and Virginia experienced flooding Saturday after Tropical Storm Ophelia made landfall near a North Carolina barrier island, bringing ...

An Iowa man who failed to show up for the guilty verdict at his murder trial has been arrested

OTTUMWA, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man who failed to show up for the guilty verdict at his murder trial has been found and taken into custody, state officials announced Saturday. In a brief st...

Taiwan’s Taoyuan adds Vietnamese, Indonesian services to 1999 hotline

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan City Government said Saturday (Sept. 23) that Vietnamese and Indonesian services are now available for its 1999 citizen hotline. The city of 2.3 million boasts ...

Three arrests made in boy's shooting death that sparked New Mexico governor's aggressive guns ban

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A third arrest was made Friday in connection with a shooting outside an Albuquerque baseball stadium that killed an 11-year-old boy and prompted the New Mexico governor to iss...

Iowa man disappears on the day a jury finds him guilty of killing his wife

OTTUMWA, Iowa (AP) — Police were searching for an Iowa man who failed to show up at his first-degree murder trial on Friday, the day a jury found him guilty of killing his wife. A judge ...