Sieren’s China: Beijing’s fight against ‘separatism’ in fourth-tier football

Germany's fourth-division TSV Schott Mainz has probably never received so much attention: At a home game against China's Under 20 (U-20) team last Saturday there...

Taiwan should model itself on western welfare states: democracy pioneer

TAIPEI (CNA) – Hsu Hsin-liang (許信良), the key figure that triggered the "Zhongli Incident" against ballot-rigging in 1977, hopes Taiwan can be a western Europe-style...

United Daily News: Time for Tsai Ing-wen to wake up

Since President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) took office in May 2016, she has been calling for new thinking and new ways of handling bilateral exchanges...

As sex scandals topple the powerful: Why not Trump?

WASHINGTON (AP) — "You can do anything," Donald Trump once boasted, speaking of groping and kissing unsuspecting women. Maybe he could, but not everyone can. The...

Trump in Asia: A break from the past but uncertain results

President Donald Trump declared his first Asian tour "tremendously successful" as he hopped on a plane bound for Washington. But when he landed at...

Q&A: US, Saudi Arabia accuse Iran over Yemen missile launch

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Both Saudi Arabia and the U.S. now accuse Iran of supplying ballistic missiles to Shiite rebels in Yemen,...

Brazil is back on track: President of the Federative Republic of Brazil

Just over eighteen months ago, I took office as the President of Brazil with the task of facing up to the most severe economic...

AP FACT CHECK: China-US business deals are largely gloss

BEIJING (AP) — A trade and investment package announced during President Donald Trump's visit to China is more about the art of diplomacy than...

Trump and Abe agree to disagree on trade

TOKYO (The Straits Times/ANN) – The U.S. trade deficit with Japan has been a cause of division between the two leaders, even as they...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

NEW YORK (AP) — A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are...