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'China threat' emerges in elections from UK to Australia

LONDON (AP) — It's not just the economy. While inflation and recession fears weigh heavily on the minds of voters, another issue is popping up in political campaigns from the U.K. and Australia to the...

More US lawmakers visit Taiwan 12 days after Pelosi trip

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A delegation of American lawmakers arrived in Taiwan on Sunday, just 12 days after a visit by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that prompted China to launch days of threatening mi...

High oil prices help Saudi Aramco earn $88B in first half

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi energy company Aramco said Sunday its profits jumped 90% in the second quarter compared to the same time last year, helping its half-year earnings reach nearly...

President Tsai pays tribute to Taiwan democracy pioneer Peng Ming-min on his centennial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) paid tribute to professor Peng Ming-min (彭明敏) on his centennial on Sunday (Aug. 14), thanking him for his dedication to justice and Taiwan sov...

US lawmakers visiting Taiwan 12 days after Nancy Pelosi visit that angered China, which responded with military drills

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — US lawmakers visiting Taiwan 12 days after Nancy Pelosi visit that angered China, which responded with military drills.

Opinion: India's 75th anniversary — from snake charmers to a global superpower

Some time ago, an elderly German asked me a question that has stayed with me ever since. The gentleman, in his 70s, said, "I remember when I was in school, we were told that India was a third wor...

Taiwan develops PCR testing for Langya virus from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has developed a PCR diagnostic method for Langya henipavirus (LayV), a newly identified virus from China that has sickened 35 people since 2018. The virus came t...

River torrent kills 7 in China amid widespread heavy rains

BEIJING (AP) — Seven people were killed by a torrent of water that came rushing down a river in a popular recreational spot following mountain rains in southwestern China, authorities said Sunday. ...

Chinese writer ‘appalled’ by reeducation remark over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese writer and human rights activist Chang Ping (長平) said the recent talk about “reeducating Taiwanese” by China's Ambassador to France Lu Shaye (盧沙野) ...

US lawmakers in Taiwan on heels of Pelosi visit

Twelve days after a controversial trip by United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan, more US lawmakers were visiting the self-ruled island. A five-member delegation, led by Senator Ed Markey...

Shanghai to reopen all schools Sept. 1 with daily COVID testing

SHANGHAI, Aug 14 (Reuters) - China's financial hub Shanghai said on Sunday it will reopen all primary, middle and high schools, kindergartens and nurseries on Sept. 1 after months of COVID-19 clos...

Five Chinese state-owned companies, under scrutiny in U.S., will delist from NYSE

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG/NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Five U.S.-listed Chinese state-owned companies whose audits are under scrutiny by the U.S. securities regulator said on Friday they would voluntarily de...

Poll suggests tight race for Taipei mayoral election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new poll indicates that the upcoming Taipei mayoral election could see fierce competition with votes split up among three candidates. The poll suggests 28.3% of adult...