US Paris climate pact exit, vote may dictate how world warms

What happens on election day will to some degree determine how much more hot and nasty the world’s climate will likely get, experts say. The day after the presidential election, the ...

Taiwan's missile inventory insufficient to counter Chinese attack: MND

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Military officials say the results of the Han Kuang 36 computer drills, which ended Friday (Sept. 18), point to an insufficient number of long-range missiles to counter a ...

Taiwan's military begins computer drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The computer component of the 36th Han Kuang military exercise kicked off Monday (Sept. 14). The drills will be conducted over five consecutive days, 24-hours each day,...

Taiwan's military to begin simulations next week: MND

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first military simulations under President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) second term will begin next week on Sept. 14, media reports said. The simulations will be held...

Fan groups protest fake crowd noise in soccer amid pandemic

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — An alliance of soccer fan groups across 16 European nations launched a campaign Wednesday against artificial crowd noise being used on broadcasts of games held in empty stad...

Video claims China could invade Taiwan in only 24 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the same day as President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) inauguration, Chinese military magazine Warship Knowledge (艦船知識) released a computer simulation video claiming China ...

Taiwan, Australia scientists find coronavirus mutation could jeopardize vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A team of Taiwanese and Australian scientists has discovered a mutation in a strain of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) found in India, which could stymie the global race to d...

Climate simulations are mostly accurate, study finds

WASHINGTON (AP) — The computer models used to simulate what heat-trapping gases will do to global temperatures have been pretty spot-on in their predictions, a new study found. After...

Taiwan military holds first ever simulated 'anti-fake news' exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese military forces began the computer simulation phase of the 35th Han Kuang (漢光35號) exercises on Monday, April 22. The Ministry of National Defense (MND) an...

Former USPACOM cmdr to observe Taiwan military Han Kuang exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) is preparing for the upcoming 35th annual Han Kuang (漢光) military exercises to be held April 22 to April 26. As in yea...

Storm to be 'exceptionally bad news' if it hovers offshore

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oddly, the closer Hurricane Florence gets to land the murkier its future gets. Usually when a storm approaches the coast, forecasters can tell with ever increasing ...

Storm to be 'exceptionally bad news' if it hovers offshore

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oddly, the closer Hurricane Florence gets to land the murkier its future gets. Usually when a storm approaches the coast, forecasters can tell with ever increasing ...

Florence and the coastal dilemma: How long will it hover?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oddly, the closer Hurricane Florence gets to land the murkier its future gets. Usually when a storm approaches the coast, forecasters can tell with ever increasing ...

Florence and the coastal dilemma: How long will it hover?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oddly, the closer Hurricane Florence gets to land the murkier its future gets. Usually when a storm approaches the coast, forecasters can tell with ever increasing ...

'Not a pretty sight': Hurricane Florence has experts worried

WASHINGTON (AP) — Experts say Hurricane Florence has all the makings of a monster storm. That includes an unusual combination of other weather systems that are likely to stall Floren...