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Taiwan political magazine to cease print publication after 33 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Journalist, a Taiwanese weekly political magazine, will cease print publication in February after struggling against tough competition on the internet. On Thursday ...

Taiwan's Transitional Justice Commission welcomes KMT legislator's amendment proposal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cabinet’s Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) on Tuesday (Jan. 12) responded to Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator Chiang Wan-an’s (蔣萬安) amendment proposal, say...

KMT legislator introduces transitional justice amendment to ill-gotten gains law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislator Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安), a direct descendent of Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石), has recently proposed amendments to a law advocating that the government return property ille...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 7, the seventh day of 2021. There are 358 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan....

Photo of the Day: 'Communist Bandit Pastries' spotted in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Last week, a Chinese American netizen shared a photo of an eatery in southwestern Taiwan called "Communist Bandit Pastries" (共匪餅). When asked by Taiwan News w...

2021 marquee contest: Virginia governor's race in high gear

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An unusually broad field of candidates are vying for the governor's seat in Virginia as the marquee political contest of 2021 gets into full swing. Only New Jer...

A divided nation asks: What's holding our country together?

Elections are meant to resolve arguments. This one inflamed them. Weeks after the votes have been counted and the winners declared, many Americans remain angry, defiant and despairin...

With threat, Trump plunges COVID talks, GOP into tumult

WASHINGTON (AP) — The video message that plunged Washington into chaos was filmed in secret. President Donald Trump stood in the White House's Diplomatic Reception Room, holiday garl...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Dec. 22 The Washington Post on President Donald Trump's final month in office...

Number of Hongkongers seeking residency in Taiwan reaches record high

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Hongkongers applying for residency in Taiwan this year has reached a record high, amounting to an exodus from the Beijing-controlled territory. From Janua...

AP sources: Trump floats Sidney Powell as special counsel

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump floated naming lawyer Sidney Powell, who was booted from his campaign's legal team after pushing unfounded conspiracy theories, as a special counsel investigat...

Warsaw protesters march to home of country's leader

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Large numbers of people marched Sunday in Warsaw to protest Poland's right-wing government, the latest demonstration after a high court ruled to further tighten the country's alr...

Poland: Protesters march to PiS leader's home after abortion ruling

Hundreds gathered in Warsaw at an anti-government protest on Sunday, led by the Nationwide Women's Strike group. It was the latest of a series of demonstrations that have sprung up in Poland aft...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Dec. 13, the 348th day of 2020. There are 18 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 13, ...

Remembrance of democracy movements past in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An exhibition highlighting the role of the international groups and individuals who promoted the cause of democracy in Taiwan opened this week at the the Jing-Mei White Te...