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Bloomberg recognizes Taiwan's US envoy as person to look out for in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Bloomberg has named Taiwanese Representative to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) has been named one of the eight most important people to watch in 2021. The media company r...

Incoming US treasury secretary pledges to take on China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen pledged to take on China’s “abusive, unfair and illegal practices” during her Senate confirmation hearing on...

Chinese invasion of Taiwan would be 'grievous mistake': Blinken

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President-elect Joe Biden's pick for secretary of state on Tuesday (Jan. 19) told senators that the U.S. will uphold its "longstanding commitment" to Taiwan ...

Biden marks nation's Covid grief before inauguration pomp

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours from inauguration, President-elect Joe Biden paused on what might have been his triumphal entrance to Washington Tuesday evening to mark instead the national tragedy of t...

US human rights lawyer arrested in Hong Kong granted bail

HONG KONG (AP) — An American human rights lawyer who was detained in Hong Kong with scores of democracy activists and supporters as part of a sweeping crackdown was granted bail, his associate said Th...

Hong Kong arrests 53 activists under national security law

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police arrested 53 former lawmakers and democracy proponents Wednesday for allegedly violating the new national security law by participating in unofficial election primarie...

50 plus pro-democracy figures arrested under Hong Kong's national security law

[Last update: January 6, 2021 at 17:30] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong’s authorities Wednesday morning (Jan. 6) moved to further crush the city’s pro-democracy camp, arresting a...

Turning the page? Republicans acknowledge Biden's victory

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a month after the election, top Republicans finally acknowledged Joe Biden as the next U.S. president on Tuesday, a collapse in GOP resistance to the millions of voters who...

GOP objects to Biden nominees, a sign of what's to come

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet picks are quickly running into the political reality of a narrowly controlled Senate that will leave the new Democratic administration dependent o...

Zimbabwe's historic post-Mugabe election: A timeline

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Zimbabwe is voting in a historic election that is the first without Robert Mugabe, who led the southern African nation since independence from white minority rule in 1980 but stepp...

Zimbabwe's historic post-Mugabe election: A timeline

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Zimbabwe on Monday faces a historic election that is the first without Robert Mugabe, who led the southern African nation since independence from white minority rule in 1980 but st...

Zimbabwe's historic post-Mugabe election: A timeline

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Zimbabwe on Monday faces a historic election that is the first without Robert Mugabe, who led the southern African nation since independence from white minority rule in 1980 but st...

Zimbabwe's historic post-Mugabe election: A timeline

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Zimbabwe on Monday faces a historic election that is the first without Robert Mugabe, who led the southern African nation since independence from white minority rule in 1980 but st...

Haley's pushback draws fans, rattles White House

NEW YORK (AP) — The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Tru...

Rubio fills void at Americas summit left by absent Trump

LIMA, Peru (AP) — When presidents gather this week in Peru at the Summit of the Americas, they may be tempted to walk past Vice President Mike Pence and make a beeline for the person who has President...