Continuing PRC efforts to intimidate Taiwan and its friends

“Big Nations Should Not Bully the Small” The People’s Republic of China (PRC) always refers to its Three Communiqués with the United States as if they were the Ten Commandm...

Business Highlights

___ Morgan Stanley to buy E-Trade for $13 billion NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Stanley is buying E-Trade Financial for $13 billion in stock. The deal announced Thursday c...

Petition to recall Kaohsiung mayor reaches 450,000 signatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The second phase of a campaign to recall Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has received 450,000 signatures. WeCare Kaohsiung (Wecare高雄) founder Aaron Yin (尹立), anno...

Kaohsiung police punished for China flag on road safety flyer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Three officers from the Kaohsiung City Police Department have been penalized for a road safety flyer issued by the agency having a Chinese national flag. The police officer r...

Petition to recall Kaohsiung Mayor expected to clear 2nd hurdle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — WeCare Kaohsiung, organizer of the recall campaign against Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), said Wednesday (Feb. 12) that it has received 230,753 signatures, which i...

Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie star, dies at 103

Kirk Douglas, the intense, muscular actor with the dimpled chin who starred in “Spartacus,” “Lust for Life” and dozens of other films, helped fatally weaken the blacklist again...

Key dates in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key dates in the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump: APRIL 21, 2019 President Donald Trump speaks with then-President-elect Vol...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Feb. 5 The Miami Herald on Fred Guttenberg, father of a student killed at Mar...

No sanctions for Montana lawmaker over socialism comments

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The speaker of the Montana House conceded Wednesday that the Legislature will likely do nothing to sanction a Republican state representative after the lawmaker refused calls to r...

Petition to recall Kaohsiung Mayor reaches 117,000 signatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A campaign to recall Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has received over 110,000 signatures within four days. From Wednesday (Jan. 29) to Sunday (Feb. 2), a petitio...

For media, Iowa is a confusing carnival of democracy

NEW YORK (AP) — As MSNBC's Katy Tur wandered through a gym in Des Moines during her network's coverage of the Iowa caucuses Monday, she found a voter wearing a Bernie Sanders button sitting with suppo...

Trump State of the Union won't be 1st delivered amid turmoil

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two decades ago, President Bill Clinton addressed a nation transfixed by impeachment. He didn’t use the I-word once in a State of the Union address that ran on for 78 minutes. ...

6N: Wales star Faletau wondered if he could still play rugby

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Taulupe Faletau wondered if he could still play rugby after lengthy spells on the sidelines. One of the game's most influential forwards is back in Wales colors...

Many are outraged that teams didn't hire Bieniemy or Saleh

MIAMI (AP) — It's common for coordinators in the Super Bowl to have a head coaching position with a new team waiting for them after the game. Not this year. The Kan...

Forbes Hungary recalls latest issue due to privacy case

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest issue of the Hungarian edition of Forbes magazine has been recalled from newsstands due to a court ruling regarding privacy concerns, the magazine said Wednesday. ...