Photo of the Day: Taiwan's 'Minister of Steel' makes cover of GQ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head has become something of a rock star in Taiwan for his exemplary handling of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, GQ ...

South Dakota's Noem to appear at RNC as virus cases rise

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — From the earliest days of the pandemic, President Donald Trump called on governors to “liberate” residents, reopen schools and get businesses back to normal. ...

European Central Bank president praises Taiwan’s coronavirus response

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde identified Taiwan as an example of how women leaders were handling the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according t...

Singapore PropTech Founder Rhonda Wong Clinches Women of the Future South-East Asia Award for Property, Infrastructure and Construction Category

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 3 July 2020 - Rhonda Wong, CEO and Co-founder of Ohmyhome, has been recognised as a Women of the Future Award SEA 2020 winner for her one-stop property platform, Ohmyhome....

Black female mayors in spotlight amid protests and pandemic

DETROIT (AP) — Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms captured the nation's attention when she addressed the civil unrest occurring in her city after George Floyd’s death. “I am a mother...

The Guardian lauds Taiwan president's leadership amid coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Guardian has joined a host of media outlets in commending Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) for her handling of the coronavirus outbreak. In an article ti...

Taiwan's president featured on CNN main page for handling of pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After being listed by Forbes Magazine as one of the female leaders who have successfully contained the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) o...

Taiwan president listed as female leader best at handling coronavirus crisis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has been hailed by Forbes Magazine as one of the seven female heads of state who have outperformed their male counterparts in handling the cor...

Miss America to be crowned for the first time in Connecticut

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Miss America will be crowned Thursday night for the first time at a Connecticut casino, marking the latest change to the nearly century-old contest that has recently undergon...

As more men run, Klobuchar makes case for ‘woman candidate’

NEW LONDON, N.H. (AP) — Amy Klobuchar does not want to run for president as a “woman candidate.” That’s never been the Minnesota Democrat’s style. But the media, public opinion polls...

Women’s hockey landscape has full attention of young players

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Debbie Osborne eased into a seat inside Herb Brooks Arena and stared out at her 17-year-old daughter, Kayle, as a hockey game between the United States and Canada featuring gi...

In South Sudan, midwives bring down deaths despite the odds

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Seated in a stifling hallway in South Sudan's main hospital, the midwife recounted the day she watched a young mother bleed to death after giving birth. "She...

Michigan governor blasts TV story about her appearance

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday criticized a Detroit TV station's decision to air a story about the reaction to the dress she wore during her State of the State speech...

Female KMT candidates defeat male opponents in 7 of Taiwan's municipal races

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Kuomintang’s (KMT) strategy of nominating more women than men for city mayor and county magistrate elections achieved a slam dunk success in Saturday's mayoral an...

We too: At gathering of nations, women's voices ring loud

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In a pivotal week for women in the United States, the U.N. put forth its own clarion set of female voices at its annual meeting of nations. And women's empowerment was only one o...