Nicaragua, Paraguay reaffirm Taiwan friendship and diplomatic ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The ambassadors to the U.S. of both Nicaragua and Paraguay recommitted to formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan and expressed hope for future strengthening of relations ...

Now is the best of times to strengthen U.S.-Taiwan relations: experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As a trade war continues to rage between the United States and China, there are several elements making the present the best time to improve relations between Taiwan and W...

North Korea's offer of concessions comes with a catch for US

WASHINGTON (AP) — A better-than-expected outcome of the summit between the two Koreas immediately kick-started stalled negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang, boosting President Donald Trump's ...

Unfinished business: Moon's summit dreams echo late mentor

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — This week's summit between rivals North and South Korea represents, in part, unfinished business for South Korean President Moon Jae-in. In pursuing engagem...

Taiwan seeks to cement ties with Saint Vincent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen promised to further cooperation with Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and expressed her gratitude to the island nation in the Caribbean for its supp...

The Latest: Kim says summit with Trump stabilized region

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local): 6:45 p.m. N...

Moon's traveling entourage includes CEOs, 'Korean Beyonce'

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The huge civilian entourage Seoul sent to the latest inter-Korean summit includes the third-generation heir of South Korea's largest business group and a Colorado-born pop di...

Denuclearization, improving ties on Korean summit agenda

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The main focus of outside attention to this week's inter-Korean summit is whether it can find ways to resolve the stalemated diplomacy on North Korea's nuclear program. Also ...

South Korean president heads to North for summit with Kim

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in left for Pyongyang on Tuesday for his third summit of the year with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the presidential Blue House said. ...

Over 120 leaders to converge for city forum in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The second annual Global Harbor City Forum will kick off in Kaohsiung City (高雄市) on Sept. 25, bringing together more than 120 city leaders from 25 countries, reported CNA....

Taiwan vows closer climate, trade cooperation with Saint Kitts and Nevis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) pledged broader cooperation with The Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis, the country's staunch ally in the Caribbean Sea, as she me...

Skepticism rising in S. Korea ahead of 3rd summit with North

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The shine is starting to come off South Korean President Moon Jae-in's engagement strategy with the North. The liberal politician, who reversed nearly a dec...

Trump, Pompeo bash ex-Secretary of State Kerry on Iran talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has unloaded on his Obama-era predecessor John Kerry for "actively undermining" U.S. policy on Iran by meeting several times recently with the Iranian ...

Moon faces toughest challenge yet in 3rd summit with Kim

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The first inter-Korean summit of 2018, a sunny spectacle in late April, reduced war fears on the peninsula. The second, an emergency one in May, helped ensure a historic meet...

Ex-Secretary of State John Kerry draws Trump's ire (again)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has never been a big fan of former Secretary of State John Kerry, accusing him of cluelessly negotiating the Iran nuclear deal and surrendering American compet...