Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 1 The Charlotte Observer on a mass shooting on the campus of UNC-Charlott...

Belt and Road Forum: Is the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor failing?

China on Tuesday reiterated its faith in the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship project in its global Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Beijing also lauded Pakistan...

China to address growing 'debt trap diplomacy' concerns at second Belt and Road forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A three-day summit from today (Thursday, April 25) in Beijing will see Chinese officials clamber to defend the country’s flagship Belt and Road project from mounting...

Seeing is believing: 4 lessons of the new black hole image

WASHINGTON (AP) — Black holes are cosmic prisons, where nothing escapes, not light or even data. But lots did come out of Wednesday's first image of the shadowy edge of a supermassive black hole. Here...

Indonesia's first subway opens in its gridlocked capital

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has opened a long-awaited subway in the country's capital aimed at staving off crippling traffic gridlock with comfortable transport facilit...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 18 Star Tribune of Minneapolis urges political leaders to foster better...

Japan agrees to fund Sri Lanka's light railway system

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's finance ministry says Japan has agreed to provide a loan to build the first light railway system aimed at easing traffic congestion in the capital city of Colombo...

Government officials, doctors among Ethiopian crash victims

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Three Austrian physicians. The co-founder of an international aid organization. A career ambassador. The wife and children of a Slovak legislator. A Nigerian-born Canadian...

Government officials, doctors among Ethiopian crash victims

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Three Austrian physicians. The co-founder of an international aid organization. The wife and children of a Slovak legislator. A Nigerian-born Canadian college professor, a...

Climate protection: Where do the EU's right-wing populists stand?

Right-wing populists are projected to make significant gains in the European Parliament elections in May. That could shape the debate in Brussels not only on migration and border management, but also ...

Taiwan intent on improving anti-money laundering score

Taiwan is hoping to earn an improved score when an evaluation team from the Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) returns for a four-day follow-up onsite review in March, according to a Ministr...

Donald Trump: Car tariffs hinge on trade talks with 'very difficult' EU

US President Donald Trump has said that he may impose tariffs on cars and auto parts imported from the European Union if Washington is unable to make a trade deal with Brussels. The comments came dur...

Taiwan volunteers advance health care in Eswatini

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The Feng Hsing Medical Service Team from Taipei Medical University set out Feb. 10 for the Kingdom of Eswatini, the sixth time the volunteer aid group undertook an annual miss...

Taiwan sends team of medical experts to eSwatini to provide free care

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 24 person team of medical professionals has arrived in the African Kingdom of eSwatini to provide free medical services for those in need. Over the coming weeks, the ...

Europe's stakes in the State of the Union

This year's SOTU, delayed by the government shutdown, comes just two days after an interview with CBS News in which the president rambles disjointedly about "fantastic chemistry" with th...