Taiwan experts say no worldwide travel until summer 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As countries prepare to open up after coronavirus lockdowns, some Taiwanese scholars said they believe that overseas travel will not be possible until at least the summer ...

Amid pandemic, Pompeo to visit Israel for annexation talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Israel next week for a brief visit amid the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown, a trip that’s expected to focus on Prime Minister Benjami...

Pompeo rushes to Kabul to jumpstart flagging peace process

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Monday in Kabul on an urgent visit to try to move forward a U.S. peace deal signed last month with the Taliban, a trip that comes ...

Company allegedly shuttered after Taiwanese man returns from trip with Wuhan virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A foreign-owned company allegedly had to send all of its employees home after one went on an unauthorized trip abroad and returned with the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). ...

UK and Australia commit to free trade negotiations

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab made his first overseas trip since Brexit on Thursday to faraway Australia, where he reaffirmed Britain’s desire for a free trade deal...

US gets 1st case of China coronavirus

SEATTLE (AP) — A U.S. resident who recently returned from an overseas trip has been diagnosed with the new virus that has sparked an outbreak in China and stringent monitoring around the world, ...

President adviser: 70 soldiers dead in Niger after attack

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — An adviser to Niger's president says at least 70 soldiers have been killed by suspected jihadists in the West African country's deadliest attack yet. A tweet sen...

Singapore recommends Taiwan for Christmas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With Christmas just around the corner, a Singapore media outlet is recommending Taiwan as first choice for a Christmas and New Year vacation, citing as reasons convenient ...

Levinson family in court 13 years after Iran disappearance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Douglas Levinson recalls watching his father pack for an overseas trip. He knew the trip was to the Middle East and, at age 13, knew vaguely that this represented instability and dan...

Pentagon chief tries to keep Asia in focus with second trip

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barely four months into his tenure, Defense Secretary Mark Esper is making his second trek across the Pacific. And yet it is the Middle East - most recently a near-war with Iran and ...

Texans QB Deshaun Watson dons visor at practice in London

LONDON (AP) — Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson is wearing a clear visor on his helmet to protect his injured left eye. Watson donned the new look at practice Friday in Londo...

Ivanka Trump to promote women's prosperity in Morocco

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump is getting ready to promote her women's economic development program on an upcoming trip to Morocco. It will be her third overseas trip this year to pr...

Taylor's Bengals follow footsteps of McVay's Rams to London

Zac Taylor is finding it a whole lot harder than his former boss did to engineer a one-year transformation of a longtime losing franchise. The fans of England will see whether Taylor...

China Airlines stops selling duty-free cigarettes on its planes

A China Airlines (CAL) spokesman confirmed Monday that the carrier stopped selling duty-free cigarettes on its planes from Sunday. The move came in response to a more complex customs clearance proc...

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25, 2019

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25 Last updated: (GMT+8) 01:15 Aug. 30, 2019 Election Tidbits about Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and Terry Gou **Continuously u...