South Korea vows to send aid to North quickly, may send food

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has vowed to move quickly on its plans to provide $8 million worth of humanitarian aid to North Korea through international organizations and is also considering ...

Wilder KOs Breazeale in 1st round to defend heavyweight belt

NEW YORK (AP) — Deontay Wilder emphatically got back into the win column Saturday night, knocking out Dominic Breazeale with an overpowering right hand in the first round to defend his heavyweight tit...

MAC poll shows majority in Taiwan disapprove of China’s threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The overwhelming majority of people in Taiwan oppose China’s military threats and ongoing efforts to suppress the country’s international space, according to a pol...

A manifesto for media reform in Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Last weekend, dozens of senior officials from right across Taiwan’s mainstream media attended an industry summit. There’s nothing strange about that, you may thi...

Business Highlights

___ Mounting tensions with Iran, China leave oil prices in flux NEW YORK (AP) — A rare mix of geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and China is tugging oil pric...

No Fury, no Joshua, but Wilder fired up to fight Breazeale

NEW YORK (AP) — Whatever disappointment Deontay Wilder may have had in not fighting Anthony Joshua or Tyson Fury next is gone. Now the heavyweight champion can't wait to get in the r...

S. Korea allows businesspeople to visit North factory park

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will allow its businesspeople to visit their factories at an industrial park in North Korea that was shut down by Seoul's previous conservative government...

Authorities to monitor Chinese influence on Taiwanese media: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a meeting between Chinese officials and Taiwanese media representatives hit headlines, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said on Sunday (May 12) that national security au...

Taiwan’s William Lai met with former prime ministers during Japan trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Former Premier William Lai (賴清德) met with three of Japan’s former prime ministers on Friday (May 10) – Yoshihiko Noda(野田佳彥), Yoshirō Mori (森喜朗) and Toshiki Kaifu (海...

Canelo Alvarez beats Jacobs in middleweight title fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Canelo Alvarez added another belt to his collection Saturday night, outworking Daniel Jacobs over 12 rounds to win a unanimous decision in their middleweight title unification fight. ...

WORLD SPORTS at 2300 GMT

TOP STORIES: ENGLISH ROUNDUP The English Premier League's thrilling title race is going down to the final day after yet another late winner from Liverpool. With Moh...

Is it time for President Tsai to stand aside?

With decision-time edging ever closer for both the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Kuomintang (KMT), the question of who the two parties will nominate as their presidential candidates is on eve...

Big contract in hand, Canelo Alvarez looks for a big win

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Canelo Alvarez owns both big Mexican holiday weekends in this gambling town, along with a contract that could make him one of the richest athletes in the world. He'l...

Column: After beating cancer, fight isn't too big for Jacobs

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The moment won't be too big for Daniel Jacobs, of that he's certain. Not after going toe-to-toe with the fearsome Gennady Golovkin before dropping a narrow decision....

Taiwanese fed up with Chinese flags in Taipei blame Mayor Ko

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After video footage surfaced on Sunday (April 28) showing still more pro-China supporters carrying Communist Chinese flags in Taipei, many Taiwanese netizens have become fed up...