Photo of the Day: 'Taiwan clichés, inaccuracies, and bad takes' bingo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In anticipation of the standard disinformation spewed forth by Chinese state-run media and its regurgitation by Western media outlets over the latest arms sale to Taiwan, a res...

Quake shakes Bali in Indonesia, reports of minor damage

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities say a subsea earthquake shook Bali, Lombok and East Java but didn't have the potential to cause a tsunami. The U.S. Geological Surve...

Record Transpac fleet heads from Los Angeles to Hawaii

SAN DIEGO (AP) — From the deep blue color of the Pacific Ocean to the brilliance of the stars at night, the biennial Transpacific Race from Los Angeles to Honolulu leaves an impression with anyone who...

UK to charge hundreds of climate change activists

LONDON (AP) — British authorities are charging hundreds of climate change protesters with public order offences in hearings that will take weeks to process. Two courtrooms are being ...

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after Molucca Sea quake

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have issued a tsunami warning after a strong earthquake struck in the Molucca Sea. The U.S. Geological Survey said Sunday that the ma...

Indonesian authorities issue warning of possible tsunami after strong earthquake in Molucca Sea

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities issue warning of possible tsunami after strong earthquake in Molucca Sea.

Taiwan lowers tariffs on 15 imported foods

TIAPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan on Wednesday (July 3) passed amendments to lower tariffs on 15 imported food products in order to gain leverage and enter negotiations for a transnati...

Foreign students bring goodwill from Taiwan home for the holidays

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Students from New Southbound Policy affiliated countries studying in Taiwan are bringing second hand toys home with them to donate to local children during the school holi...

Shallow, strong earthquake rattles Indonesia's Papua

ABEPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong, shallow earthquake has rocked Indonesia's easternmost province, and authorities say there have been no initial reports of major damage or injuries. ...

Kiichiro Sato, Foster Klug named to leadership posts in Asia

BANGKOK (AP) — The Associated Press is bolstering its coverage of Asia by naming an experienced photo editor and a seasoned foreign correspondent to key leadership posts in Tokyo. Ki...

Strong quake jolts northwest Japan; no major damage reported

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan late Tuesday, and officials warned of a possible tsunami up to one meter (3.3 feet) high along parts of the coast. Some areas lost...

Powerful quake jolts northwest Japan, tsunami warning issued

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake has jolted northwestern Japan, and officials are warning of a tsunami of up to one meter (3.3 feet) high along parts of the coast. Japan's Meteorol...

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits off northwestern Japan, tsunami warning issued

TOKYO (AP) — Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits off northwestern Japan, tsunami warning issued.

Renault chief frustrated by French state over botched merger

PARIS (AP) — Renault's chairman on Wednesday expressed his frustration with the French government for resisting a merger deal proposed by rival carmaker Fiat Chrysler, and at a critical time — ahead o...

Sewing for sport: Handmade workout clothes make strides

If necessity is the mother of invention, then pending motherhood may have given Sarah Vander Neut a creative boost. The Aurora, Colorado, seamstress was pregnant with her first daugh...