Harding Steinbrenner big boost for rest of IndyCar season

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — That little IndyCar team with a teenage driver has landed a big boost for the second half of the season. Harding Steinbrenner Racing has secured a multimilli...

Far from a threat, US-China trade war a real opportunity for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The drop in Taiwan’s currency value has received much international media coverage the past few days with many outlets deciding that the ongoing trade war between the USA...

Polls show Taiwanese public indifferent to Tsai: poll expert Michael You

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An inspection of opinion poll results show how the public has met President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) three-year tenure with indifference, said Democratic Progressive Par...

2020 hopeful Bennet proposes $1 trillion climate change fund

DENVER (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bennet wants to commit $1 trillion for underwriting research and projects to address climate change, set aside about one-third of U.S. lands and...

Less dependence on China means stable growth for Taiwan’s economy: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Looking back at her first three years as President, Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), who is seeking re-election, laid out all the reforms and policies her administration has carried ou...

Thousands march in Northern Ireland for same sex marriage

LONDON (AP) — Thousands are marching in Northern Ireland to demand that the region's leaders permit same-sex marriage. The demonstrators in Belfast on Saturday want same-sex couples ...

Democrat-controlled statehouses endorsing clean energy

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Soon after taking office, Maine's Democratic Gov. Janet Mills announced renovation plans for the governor's mansion. She wanted to add solar panels. The move wa...

At Taipei's no-nukes parade, Tsai skillfully avoids confronting party primary challenger Lai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a demonstration demanding nuclear-free policies for Taiwan that took place in Taipei on Saturday afternoon (April 27), both President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and former Prem...

Taiwan wind energy could result in 20,000 new jobs in 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The progress Taiwan is making in the development of wind energy is likely to result in the creation of 20,000 new jobs in 2025, when the island will produce 5.5 gigawatt of elec...

Taiwan to reach target of NT$250 billion returnee investment early

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - April is not over yet but the government is already closing in on its target for the whole year of attracting NT$250 billion (US$8.08 billion) in planned investment from Taiwane...

Maine utility regulators approve 145-mile transmission line

HALLOWELL, Maine (AP) — The Maine Public Utilities Commission has given its approval to a 145-mile transmission line that would serve as a conduit for Canadian hydropower into New England. ...

Africa needs to find own solutions to climate change problem

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Leaders and experts say Africa must find its own solutions to mitigate the impacts of climate change. French President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday that energy...

First Asia-Pacific Wind Energy Expo held in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first Asia-Pacific Wind Energy Expo opened at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center on Wednesday, and will run through Friday, March 15. The Expo, which is reportedly the...

Japan's Tepco fights for return to nuclear power after Fukushima

Decades ago, nuclear power was supposed to be the perfect solution for Japan's thirst for energy and for its rural economies. And in the sleepy town of Kashiwazaki, in the prefecture next to Fukus...

Tsai attends opening of Taiwan's first self-driving car test site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen and former premier William Lai (賴清德) attended the opening ceremony of Taiwan’s first intelligent driving vehicle test center on Monday. The...