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China's Global Times editorials on Taiwan are so bad they are funny

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Chinese Communist Party (CCP) mouthpiece Global Times is always good for a laugh. In the CCP’s press ecosystem it serves as the repository for foaming-at-the-mouth...

Taiwan president rides high in polls despite COVID surge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the sixth anniversary of her first inauguration, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is still riding high in the polls despite the onslaught of a COVID-19 surge, the threat fr...

Finland's leaders call for NATO membership 'without delay'

HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s leaders said Thursday they’re in favor of rapidly applying for NATO membership, paving the way for a historic expansion of the alliance that could deal a serious blow to Russ...

Factbox: Marcos and Robredo lead field ahead of Philippine presidential vote

Philippine presidential candidates will wrap up campaigning this week ahead of the May 9 election, in a contest that has shaped into a two-way race between the clear favourite Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and...

Blunders continue at Taiwan's CTS News, premier labeled as president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following erroneous news crawl messages about a Chinese invasion and natural disasters, Chinese Television System (CTS) news channels mislabeled Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞...

France votes on Sunday in cliffhanger presidential election

PARIS, April 10 (Reuters) - Voters cast their ballots across France on Sunday in the first round of a presidential election in which far-right candidate Marine Le Pen is posing an unexpected threat to...

Philippines' Pacquiao says he is not to be counted out of presidential race

Shrugging off his low rating in opinion polls, Philippine politician and former boxing star Manny Pacquiao says his impoverished roots make him the best person to be president, as he warned voters to ...

Taiwan poll confirms widespread rejection of China’s unification attempts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, an opinion poll found massive rejection of China’s campaign to influence Taiwan, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said F...

Japanese poll sees Taiwanese sympathy for China drop by half to 15%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Only 15% of Taiwanese think their country should be close to China, less than half of the figure recorded the previous year, according to the results of an opinion poll pu...

Marcos Jr holds big lead in poll for Philippines presidency

The son and namesake of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos has maintained a strong lead in the Philippines' presidential election race, according to an opinion poll published on Monday. ...

Taiwan pollster dismisses survey claiming majority support status quo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, discussions of the consensus on Taiwan's status quo have surfaced, with pollster You Ying-lung (游盈隆) saying different m...

War in Ukraine: Will it bring Sweden and Finland closer to joining NATO?

Skepticism over the value of joining NATO is waning fast in both countries as a result of Russian President Vladimir Putin's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. A recent opinion poll taken in Sweden ...

Philippines marks Marcos overthrow as son homes in on presidency

Thousands of Filipinos gathered on Friday to mark the anniversary of a "People Power" uprising against late dictator Ferdinand Marcos - with a new Marcos era potentially just 10 weeks away. ...

63% of Taiwanese do not believe Chinese will attack if Russia invades Ukraine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A recent survey released on Tuesday (Feb. 22) found that 63% of Taiwanese believe aggressive action by Russia against Ukraine will not lead China to attack Taiwan. The ...

Taiwan's president: 'the way of Tsai' part III, leading the DPP into the sun

As the final election results came in, the newly elected president must have been feeling elated, having won a landslide victory and led the electoral slate to an overwhelming majority in the legislat...