Peru begins requesting passports and visas from Venezuelans

AGUAS VERDES, Peru (AP) — Riot police are guarding Peru's northern border to ensure that only Venezuelan migrants who hold a passport and humanitarian visa can enter the country. The...

21 Savage donates $25K for legal aid for detained immigrants

ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier thi...

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New York (AP) — New York Stock Exchange closing prices Friday: AFLAC s 55.040 Up ...

The long road: Hong Kong autonomy has been tested since 1997

BEIJING (AP) — On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee-Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared, "For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong Kong, will be master of our own destiny." ...

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New York (AP) — New York Stock Exchange closing prices Wednesday: AFLAC s 54.380 Up ...

The long road: Hong Kong's democratic struggles since 1997

BEIJING (AP) — On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee-Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared, "For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong Kong, will be master of our own destiny." ...

Timeline: Unease grows in Hong Kong about eroding freedoms

HONG KONG (AP) — Steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have raised unease among Hong Kong residents about their future, a concern that burst out in a protest by hundreds of th...

Taiwan groups call for countermeasures to Hong Kong extradition bill

Dozens of civic groups in Taiwan called on the government Tuesday to adopt concrete regulations in response to Hong Kong's controversial extradition bill, suggesting tighter controls on investment...

Timeline: A growing unease in Hong Kong about the future

HONG KONG (AP) — A series of steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have prompted a growing uneasiness among Hong Kong residents about their future, a concern that burst out in...

Taiwan set to extend visa-free program for Philippines, Thailand, Brunei, Russia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is poised to extend the visa-free program for passport holders from the Philippines, Thailand, Brunei, and Russia. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Monday (J...

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New York (AP) — New York Stock Exchange closing prices Monday: AFLAC s 54.350 Down ...

Exclusive: President Tsai denied Uyghur leader Dolkun Isa entry to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Dolkun Isa, president of the World Uyghur Congress, was denied entry to Taiwan by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), a source from Washington D.C. told Taiwan News. In an ex...

Will she flip? Deputies need woman to say she was trafficked

STUART, Fla. (AP) — The Chinese masseuse shrinks into her chair as the Florida sheriff's detective tells her deputies installed hidden cameras in her spa's ceiling. He knows she and other women had se...

Taiwan’s door should always be open for the Dalai Lama

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – On May 30, Taiwan hosted the Taiwan International Religious Freedom Forum, in Hsinchu. It was a symbolic event highlighting both Taiwan’s long road to religiou...

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New York (AP) — New York Stock Exchange closing prices Friday: AFLAC s 54.550 Up ...