Ko’s comment on US-Taiwan-China relationship too ‘ambiguous,’ says US academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An approach to the tri-lateral relationship between Taiwan, China, the United States suggested by Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) in an address delivered at the Heritage Foun...

8 warning signs you won't finish college

Forty percent of students who enroll in a four-year college don't graduate within six years, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. These students miss the benefi...

Taipei mayor addresses Heritage Foundation in the US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Wednesday, March 20 at the Heritage Foundation in Washington D.C., Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) spoke about the tri-lateral relationship between Taiwan, China, the Unit...

Mattis returning to research role at Stanford think tank

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Hoover Institution at Stanford University is announcing that former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will join the public policy think tank to research and write about domestic and i...

Legislators rally behind Tsai for Taiwan presidency re-election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislators have backed President Tsai Ing-wen’s re-election bid, following the launch of former premier William Lai’s (賴清德)...

Poll shows William Lai overtaking Tsai Ing-wen, Ko Wen-je for Taiwan's 2020 race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On the day former Premier William Lai (賴清德) officially announced his participation in party primaries after submitting his application to the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)...

Taipei mayor defines US trip as 'journey of learning'

New York (CNA) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said upon his arrival in New York Saturday that his visit to the United States is a "journey of learning" and is aimed at introducing hims...

Taipei mayor departs to promote city-to-city exchanges in U.S.

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) left Saturday for the United States to promote city-to-city exchanges, during which time he is also expected to give a speech at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C...

Taipei mayor rebuts Taiwanese group's 'pro-China' accusations

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Friday rebutted accusations from a Taiwanese group based in the U.S., which had said it did not welcome the mayor's planned visit to the United States due to what i...

Institute founded by Bernie's wife, son suspends operations

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Sanders Institute, a think tank founded by the Democratic presidential contender's wife and stepson, is shutting down, at least for now, hoping to quash criticism that the non...

Taiwan Keelung mayor meets with senior US officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Keelung Mayor Lin Yu-chang (林右昌) on Tuesday met with senior United States officials to discuss the current state of affairs between Taiwan, China and the U.S., and said th...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 12 The Washington Post on President Donald Trump's proposed $4.7 trilli...

Admissions scandal exposes divide over class in America

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The families ensnared in the college bribery scandal embody wealth and privilege in America: CEOs, Hollywood stars, Wall Street millionaires. A California vineyard owner. A pro...

Sex abuse convictions of Australia cardinal prove polarizing

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Catholic to be convicted of child sex abuse will be sentenced to prison on Wednesday in an Australia landmark case that has polarized observers. Some descri...

Foreign policy experts call for release of Canadian in China

TORONTO (AP) — Fifteen prominent U.S. foreign policy experts are calling for the release of a Canadian detained in China in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive in Canad...