US senators promise vaccines for Taiwan amid China row

Taipei, June 3, 2021 — The U.S. will give Taiwan 750,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, part of President Joe Biden’s move to share tens...

3 US senators to visit Taiwan in trip likely to irritate China

Taipei, June 5, 2021 - Three US senators will visit Taiwan on Sunday and will meet President Tsai Ing-wen to discuss security and other...

China’s Xi calls for greater global media reach

Beijing, June 1, 2021 - China President Xi Jinping said the country must improve the way it tells its "stories" to a global audience...

How Tulsa massacre spent most of last century unremembered

Tulsa, June 1, 2021 - When the smoke cleared in June 1921, the toll from the massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was catastrophic — scores...

China easing birth limits further to cope with aging society

Beijing, May 31, 2021 — China’s ruling Communist Party said Monday it will ease birth limits to allow all couples to have three children...

Malaysia’s worsening COVID-19 outbreak sparks alarm

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 25, 2021 — A worsening coronavirus outbreak in Malaysia has sparked alarm and is spilling over into neighboring Thailand, which...

Biden, South Korea’s Moon ‘deeply concerned’ about North Korea

Washington DC, May 22, 2021 — President Joe Biden on Friday said he and South Korean President Moon Jae-in remain “deeply concerned” about the...

Restrictions reimposed as virus resurges in much of Asia

Taipei, May 19, 2021 — Taxi drivers are starved for customers, weddings are suddenly canceled, schools are closed, and restaurant service is restricted across...

Japan expands emergency ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo, May 14, 2021 — Japan is further expanding a coronavirus state of emergency to three additional areas ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. The state...

Death toll rises from air strikes in Gaza and rocket fire on Israel

Jerusalem, May 12, 2021 - Israel carried out hundreds of air strikes in Gaza on Wednesday and Palestinian militants fired multiple rocket barrages at...