N. Korean leader Kim Jong Un's months of ambitious summitry

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's fifth meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping continues his ambitious diplomatic outreach that has included summits with the leaders of the United States, South Kor...

AIT director talks up major energy deal with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), Brent Christensen said he expects the US to work with Taiwan on building the country's energy infrastructure, at co...

North Korea demands return of cargo ship seized by US

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has called the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship involved in banned coal exports an "unlawful robbery" and demanded the ship to be immedia...

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 President Tsai and ex-Premier Lai to attend anti-nuclear marches

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Both President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and former Premier William Lai’s (賴清德) will attend anti-nuclear marches planned for Taipei and Kaohsiung Saturday (April 27). The orga...

Key moments in Kim Jong Un's diplomatic charm offensive

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week expands a diplomatic charm offensive that has included meetings with leaders from Chi...

Most Taiwan people want reduction in fossil fuel power: poll

Despite fears that Taiwan will face power shortages in three years due to the government's energy policy, a survey has found that over half of the people still want it to reduce the output of ther...

2nd Trump-Kim summit crucial moment for Moon's presidency

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has staked his legacy on the stunning diplomatic progress he has forged with North Korea, as well as the behind-the-scenes orchestration of...

Possible peace declaration looms large over Kim-Trump summit

TOKYO (AP) — With their second summit fast approaching, speculation is growing that President Donald Trump may try to persuade North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to commit to denuclearization by giving h...

Wariness and hope in S. Korea over second Trump-Kim summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans, always deeply divided over how best to deal with their often belligerent northern neighbor, are reacting with both hope and wariness to U.S. President Donald T...

UN experts: North Korea nukes intact, dispersing missiles

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs "remain intact" and it is dispersing its missile assembly and testing to prevent "decapitation" strikes. ...

US envoy heads to NK to prepare for 2nd Trump-Kim summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. special envoy for North Korea will be traveling to Pyongyang on Wednesday to prepare for President Donald Trump's second summit with leader Kim Jong Un. Th...

US envoy, Seoul presidential official talk Trump-Kim summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says the U.S. special envoy for North Korea has met with Seoul's presidential national security adviser to discuss a planned second summit between President Donal...

Taiwan Power Company rules out use of nuclear power

TAIPEI (CNA) -- State-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) ruled out the possibility of activating the No. 4 nuclear plant Friday, dismissing the misconception that doing so would take only three years...

Taiwan to defy referendum results, phase out nuclear power by 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will reduce its energy generated by thermal power stations by 1 percent annually in the coming two years, but will proceed with its plan to abolish nuclear power by...