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Pelosi expected to visit Taiwan, Taiwanese and US officials say

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to visit Taiwan as part of her tour of Asia, according to a senior Taiwanese government official and a US official, despite warnings from Biden administration officials, who are worried about China's response to such a high-profile visit. → Read More


US congressional delegation makes surprise visit to Taiwan

A US delegation led by Sen. Tammy Duckworth, an Illinois Democrat, arrived in Taipei on Monday in a previously unannounced visit, Taiwan's foreign ministry said. The delegation will meet with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday. → Read More


With eye on China's zero-Covid chaos, Taiwan seizes chance to open up

Business has been swift this week for Oscar Chen, the fourth-generation owner of the Liang Xi Hao restaurant in central Taipei. → Read More


The list of global sanctions on Russia for the war in Ukraine

Countries around the world are imposing fresh sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. → Read More


Tonga faces 'unprecedented disaster' as New Zealand warns of further eruptions and tsunami risk

A massive volcanic eruption and tsunami near Tonga caused "an unprecedented disaster," the Pacific nation's leader said Tuesday, as New Zealand warned of further eruptions that may complicate the delivery of aid to remote islands where communications are down. → Read More


Taiwan unveils new F-16V fighter jets amid military threats from China

Taiwan on Thursday showed off its newest military hardware -- upgraded F-16 fighter jets that would be at the heart of the island's defense in the event of an air attack from China. → Read More


WeChat suspends new user registrations as China cracks down on tech

WeChat is suspending all new user registrations until early August, the social messaging app announced on Tuesday. → Read More


Hong Kong court convicts media tycoon Jimmy Lai and other activists over peaceful protest

A Hong Kong court has convicted pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai and eight other prominent opposition activists over their roles in an unauthorized assembly at the height of the 2019 protests. → Read More

Why Facebook is losing friends in Hong Kong

One day in mid-October, Antony Leung received a message from Facebook telling him that his group, Cat Is Cat, had been indefinitely suspended. Leung, who runs a pet supply shop in Hong Kong… → Read More


Ghana becomes first country to receive Covid vaccine through COVAX program

Ghana has become the first country to receive Covid-19 vaccines through the World Health Organization's COVAX program on Wednesday, a joint statement issued by UNICEF Ghana and WHO Ghana said. → Read More


Man fined $3,500 for breaking Taiwan coronavirus quarantine for 8 seconds

Taiwanese authorities have slapped a $3,500 fine on a man who broke quarantine regulations for just eight seconds. → Read More


Bacterial outbreak infects thousands after factory leak in China

Several thousand people in northwest China have tested positive for a bacterial disease, authorities said on Tuesday, in an outbreak caused by a leak at a biopharmaceutical company last year. → Read More


Hong Kong protests: Hong Kong police criticized for tackling 12-year-old during protests

Police in Hong Kong police have come under heavy criticism after a widely-circulated video showed officers tackling a 12-year-old girl to the ground during a pro-democracy protest. → Read More


China targets Australian wine again as trade tensions escalate

Regulators in China have placed another hurdle in front of Australian winemakers as tensions continue to heat up between the two countries. → Read More


New Chinese rules could complicate a sale of TikTok's US business

China appears to have complicated efforts to sell TikTok to an American company by introducing new rules that could allow Beijing to veto any potential deal. → Read More


Hong Kong schools told to remove books that violate new law as police powers extended

Schools in Hong Kong have been told that they must remove books and teaching materials that could violate the sweeping national security law that was imposed by Beijing last week, sparking concerns over mounting censorship in the city. → Read More


Stanley Ho, Hong Kong billionaire and Macao's 'godfather of gambling,' dies at 98

Stanley Ho, Macao gambling tycoon and one of Hong Kong's first billionaires, has died at the age of 98, his family said on Tuesday. → Read More


Jacinda Ardern and New Zealand cabinet take pay cut over coronavirus

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she and her cabinet will take a 20% pay cut for the next six months because of the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More


Hostages from Philippines shopping mall released after hours-long siege

A disgruntled former security guard has released more than 30 hostages from the Virra Mall in the Greenhills shopping complex in San Juan city. → Read More


World's oldest living man has died at age 112 in Japan

The world's oldest living man, Chitetsu Watanabe, has passed away in Japan at the age of 112, the Niigata prefecture government said in a statement Tuesday. → Read More