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Taiwan opposition picks pro-China mayor as 2020 presidential candidate

Han Kuo-yu angered some Taiwanese this year by meeting with mainland officials and signing deals with mainland cities. He once described Taiwan's full independence from China as "more scary"...

Taiwan opposition picks pro-China mayor as 2020 presidential candidate

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02:32, 08/02/2019

2020 candidate Marianne Williamson: 'We have swerved away from the principles' of America's founding 2020 Democrat Marianne Williamson said Monday that her presidential campaign features a nonpartisan conversation that she hopes will help Americans "...
01:32, 05/07/2019

Avenatti: Every 2020 candidate should go on record over indictments in hush-money case Michael Avenatti, the former attorney for adult-film star Stormy Daniels, is demanding a very specific "litmus test" for the 2020 Democratic presiden...
01:16, 07/19/2019

CEOs claim Biden’s brother promised them 2020 candidate would help their companies Court filings claim James Biden told executives Joe Biden could be influenced to adopt their business modelJames Biden, brother of Democratic preside...
22:16, 08/27/2019

Cory Booker is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Who is Cory Booker? Current job: US Senator from New Jersey. Running for president of the United States as a Democratic can...
08:48, 07/30/2019

2020 Dem candidate backs Trump’s 'tough stance' with China: 'He’s absolutely right' Bestselling author and spiritual leader Marianne Williamson, among a field of over 20 candidates vying for the Democratic presidential nomination, to...
00:16, 05/14/2019

Gov. Jay Inslee Ends His 2020 Presidential Bid (OLYMPIA, Wash.) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who made fighting climate change the central theme of his presidential campaign, announced Wedne...
23:48, 08/22/2019

Here’s How Much the 2020 Presidential Candidates Have Raised So Far South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg has built a fundraising machine. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has momentum with the grassroots. Former ...
23:00, 07/09/2019

The 2020 presidential field, by the numbers One of the largest presidential fields in history has brought together a collection of White House aspirants of various backgrounds, qualifications a...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Biden unveils education plan, his first major policy proposal as a 2020 candidate The plan would help teachers tackle debt, triple funding for districts with a high proportion of low-income students and boost the number of health p...
08:00, 05/29/2019

Democratic 2020 candidate Moulton says Sanders, Warren too liberal to beat Trump U.S. congressman Seth Moulton, one of 20 Democrats running for president, criticized rivals Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren on Friday, saying the...
22:00, 04/28/2019

How to Stream Tonight's 2020 Democratic Candidate Town Hall on Climate Change Beginning at 5pm EDT today, CNN will interview 10 Democratic presidential candidates regarding their plans to address climate change. Unlike the deba...
01:32, 09/05/2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to announce decision on 2020 run this month New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he plans to announce sometime this month whether he will add his name to the growing list of Democrats vying ...
12:16, 05/04/2019

Trump's Big Mad at Fox News for Giving Airtime to Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Other 2020 Democrats President Trump is in bed with Fox News, so he’s jealous and showing it because Fox News keeps pretending they’re straight. They keep acting like the...
05:48, 05/21/2019

Guy Picks Up 2020 Toyota Supra From Dealer, Takes It Directly to the Drag Strip, Struggles for Grip The 2020 Toyota Supra just started hitting U.S. dealerships earlier this month, and despite the heavy markups, at least one car has been purchased. A...
22:00, 07/26/2019

2020 candidate Pete Buttigieg unveils plan to support unions, temporary workers Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg rolled out a plan Friday that aims to strengthen unionized workers and those in temporary positions, p...
19:16, 07/26/2019

Young Voter Money 2020: Democratic candidate Seth Moulton on how he can improve your finances Massachusetts Democratic congressman Seth Moulton is running for president. These are his ideas on the green economy, student debt, gun control, and ...
21:00, 07/14/2019

2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren unveils plan to rein in Wall Street, big banks Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren unveiled her vision Thursday for reining in Wall Street corruption, income inequality and private eq...
21:32, 07/18/2019

2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren announces sweeping election security and reform plan Warren's election reform proposal includes standardized federal election rules, increased federal oversight of elections, and a constitutional a...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Andrew Yang, 2020 candidate: My '$1,000 per month' plan offers 'economic resources' to every American A proposal to pay every American adult $1,000 per month is an opportunity to "put economic resources directly into" the taxpayers' hands, Andrew Yang...
08:00, 05/25/2019

Climate-centric 2020 candidate Jay Inslee calls for mandating 100% clean energy by 2030 Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee released a plan Friday to impose a 100% clean energy mandate, requiring all U.S. electricity to be carbo...
16:00, 05/03/2019

2020 candidate John Delaney pitches vastly unusual climate change plan Maryland congressman wants to capture carbon dioxide pollution heating the planet and transport it in pipelines criss-crossing USThe first three Demo...
23:16, 05/23/2019

Dem 2020 candidate Andrew Yang: Universal basic income will make Americans healthier Longshot Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said Tuesday that the benefit of his $1,000-a-month “Freedom Dividend” will be healthier Ameri...
18:32, 04/30/2019

Dogs Well Positioned In 2020 US Presidential Elections It's impossible to say who will take on Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election, but if he is defeated by a Democrat, it's likely that a dog w...
14:00, 05/06/2019

| Dogs well positioned in 2020 US presidential race It's impossible to say who will take on Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election, but if he is defeated by a Democrat, it's likely that a dog w...
20:48, 05/06/2019

De Blasio presidential campaign raises just $1.1M for 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio raised $1.1 million for his quixotic presidential campaign, according to his campaign spokeswoman. That amount is less than half...
01:32, 07/16/2019

Ultrarich Americans Ask 2020 Presidential Hopefuls To Tax Them More A group of ultrarich Americans wants to pay more in taxes, saying the nation has a "moral, ethical and economic responsibility" to ensure that they d...
08:16, 06/25/2019

Jay Inslee Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race He ran on a message of fighting climate change, but failed to find much support in the polls. Now he intends to seek another term as governor of Wash...
14:16, 08/22/2019

De Blasio postpones announcing 2020 presidential bid Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed Monday he will not make an announcement about his much-teased presidential ambitions this week, following a weekend of...
02:16, 05/07/2019

Bill de Blasio announces 2020 presidential bid New York mayor, who traveled to early primary states such as Iowa, says he is running ‘because it’s time we put working people first’New York’s mayor...
23:48, 05/16/2019

Ethiopia opposition see dangers if 2020 vote delayed Opposition politicians in Ethiopia are warning against a delay to national elections due in 2020 that would be the first under reformist Prime Minist...
20:00, 06/21/2019

New York Mayor de Blasio becomes 24th Democrat in crowded 2020 White House field New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded 2020 presidential race on Thursday, arguing that his record of progressive accomplishments in ...
16:16, 05/16/2019

Ocasio-Cortez 'entertaining' idea of endorsing 2020 Democratic candidate, possibly Sanders or Warren Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a freshman Democrat, said Thursday that she’s “entertaining” the thought of endorsing a 2020 Democratic presidential c...
15:48, 05/10/2019

2020 candidate Seth Moulton says he'd legalize marijuana and boost mental health care for veterans Samantha Lee 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Seth Moulton, a US Marine Corps veteran, joined Business Insider Today for a town hall. Moulton ...
10:32, 06/20/2019

Joe Biden is now in the 2020 presidential race — here are some of his key policy stances Biden, 76, starts out the race to take on President Trump as the favorite among Democratic voters, consistently taking the top spot in early polling....
19:32, 04/28/2019

Rep. Eric Swalwell drops out of 2020 Dem presidential primary California Rep. Eric Swalwell on Monday dropped out of the race for his party’s presidential nomination, becoming the first of what's expected to be ...
22:48, 07/08/2019

Presidential pot: Why 2020 Democrats are ready to legalize marijuana Joe Biden's reluctance to endorse full legalization could upset younger, cannabis-focused voters interested in social-justice reform.  ...
21:00, 09/07/2019

Maine Voters Will Rank Their Top Presidential Candidates in 2020 It was the first state to adopt ranked-choice voting for congressional elections, and it will now be the first to adopt it for presidential elections...
21:00, 09/07/2019

Former GOP Rep. Mark Sanford Exploring Bid for 2020 Presidential Nomination Mark Sanford said he’s exploring a bid for the 2020 Republican nomination since Donald Trump doesn’t deserve re-election — but that...
22:32, 08/18/2019

Gillibrand Drops Out of 2020 Democratic Presidential Race The New York senator anchored her candidacy in issues of women’s equality, but she was unable to gain traction and her failure to qualify for the nex...
01:16, 08/30/2019

US Senator Hires Several Indian-Americans For His 2020 Presidential Bid US Senator Cory Booker has hired over a dozen Asian American Pacific Islanders, mostly Indian-Americans, for his 2020 presidential campaign which is ...
03:48, 06/01/2019

Explainer: What early U.S. presidential polls tell us about the 2020 race Anyone paying the slightest attention to the Democratic presidential campaign has likely seen headlines on the latest "horse race" opinion polls, hig...
12:48, 08/21/2019

NY Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of 2020 presidential race New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race. The 52-year-old Democrat announced her decision in a tweet Wednesday ...
03:48, 08/29/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race (WASHINGTON) — Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race as a campaign that once looked poised to ride strong #...
05:48, 08/29/2019

John Hickenlooper Ends 2020 Presidential Campaign (DENVER) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, and says he’s gi...
22:00, 08/15/2019

Majority of Americans say they won't donate to 2020 presidential campaigns Political polarization is spurring voter engagement and more small-dollar donors for 2020 presidential campaigns. But the majority of Americans have ...
16:32, 07/01/2019

Joe Biden chooses Philadelphia as 2020 presidential campaign HQ Joe Biden has decided that his 2020 presidential campaign will be headquartered in Philadelphia – choosing his native Pennsylvania over Delaware, whi...
17:32, 05/16/2019

Here’s Everything the Candidates Said at Wednesday’s 2020 Democratic Presidential Debate Americans had their very first chance to see a group of 2020 Democratic hopefuls face off Wednesday night as 10 candidates stood on stage together in...
08:48, 06/27/2019

2020 Presidential Democratic Candidates Reveal Their Pop Culture Favorites The 2020 Presidential Democratic candidates are here to give E! readers a rare glimpse inside who they really are--and we dig deep to find out their ...
20:16, 07/18/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Drops Out of 2020 Democratic Presidential Race The New York senator anchored her candidacy in issues of women’s equality, but she was unable to gain traction and her failure to qualify for the nex...
02:16, 08/29/2019

Pompeo warns Russia against interfering in the 2020 U.S. presidential election U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday that Washington would not tolerate any Russian interferenc...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Ed Henry and 'Outnumbered' break down 2020 Democratic presidential field Fox News' Chief National Correspondent Ed Henry broke down the format for the 2020 Democratic presidential debates Friday and said Sen. Elizabeth War...
02:00, 06/15/2019

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz abandons 2020 presidential ambitions Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced Friday morning he is officially abandoning his exploration of an independent presidential campaign, but...
16:48, 09/06/2019

Donald Trump Says Would Take Foreign Info On 2020 Presidential Opponent President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would be willing to accept information from a foreign country on his opponent in the 2020 election race...
00:16, 06/14/2019

Here's how Joe Biden went from being a kid from Scranton to a US Senator, VP, and now the 2020 Democratic presidential frontrunner Mark Makela/Getty Images Former Vice President Joe Biden is quickly carving his own lane in the crowded field of Democratic presidential candidates....
23:48, 08/27/2019

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock enters 2020 presidential race Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, distinguishing himself among nearly two dozen candidates as the field's...
14:16, 05/14/2019

Democrat John Hickenlooper drops out of 2020 presidential race Democrat John Hickenlooper on Thursday shut down his campaign for the presidency next year -- potentially to enter a Senate race in his native Colora...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Montana Gov. Bullock Joins 2020 Democratic Presidential Race HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced Tuesday that he is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, distinguishing himself a...
15:16, 05/14/2019

Bill de Blasio officially launches 2020 presidential campaign He’s late—again. After nearly half a year of hemming and hawing, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday entered the 2020 presidential race, becoming the 23...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Tom Steyer may launch 2020 presidential campaign this week: reports Liberal billionaire Tom Steyer is reconsidering running for president in 2020 despite declining to enter the crowded race of Dems vying for the White...
08:48, 07/08/2019

Seth Moulton Ends 2020 Presidential Campaign With a Warning Mr. Moulton, a congressman from Massachusetts, had focused his campaign on national security. He hinted at potentially supporting Joseph R. Biden Jr....
19:16, 08/23/2019

Actress Alyssa Milano holds off on 2020 presidential endorsement WASHINGTON – Actress and activist Alyssa Milano said she’s “playing the field” when it comes to 2020 Democratic candidates and isn’t ready to s...
01:16, 06/19/2019

Andrew Yang qualifies for third 2020 Democratic presidential debate Andrew Yang’s unconventional White House bid got a big boost Thursday — he qualified for the next Democratic debate in Houston. The bar to make...
22:00, 08/08/2019

Washington governor Jay Inslee drops out of 2020 presidential race Democrat who had built his campaign around tackling climate crisis says it was clear he would not winJay Inslee, the governor of Washington and a 202...
12:48, 08/22/2019

Factbox: Climate policies of top U.S. Democrats in 2020 presidential race Ten Democratic U.S. presidential hopefuls will tout their plans to tackle climate change on Wednesday evening in a series of CNN town halls, sure to ...
16:32, 09/04/2019

Who’s on Top? The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 1 Welcome to The Root’s Black Power Rankings, where we assess the eleventy-billion Democrats currently running for the chance to face off against Donal...
03:00, 06/27/2019

POWER RANKING: Here's who has the best chance of becoming the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Reuters The Democratic 2020 presidential field is set to be one of the largest, most competitive, and most unpredictable in modern history with 24 d...
23:00, 06/25/2019

Second Republican Joins 2020 Presidential Race To Challenge Trump A second Republican on Sunday entered the fray to battle Donald Trump for the party's presidential nomination in 2020 -- an indication of the simmeri...
01:48, 08/26/2019

How the 2020 presidential election may help you shake off student loan debt Student loan debt promises are heating up in the Democratic presidential race. Should the government offer a hand in paying off your student loans? ...
03:00, 07/26/2019

2020 presidential hopefuls flock to Iowa State Fair It’s a fried-food mecca — and political minefield. The Iowa State Fair kicked off Thursday and a roster of 2020 presidential hopefuls wil...
22:00, 08/08/2019

Colorado senator Michael Bennet launches 2020 presidential run Democrat said his campaign had been stalled while he was treated for prostate cancer Colorado senator Michael Bennet jumped into the packed Democrati...
15:00, 05/02/2019

NY Dems make it easier to vote in 2020 presidential primary ALBANY– The New York State Democratic Party voted unanimously Wednesday to make it easier for registered independent voters to re-enroll as Dem...
03:16, 05/23/2019

12 biggest takeaways from the first of two 2020 Democratic presidential debates in Detroit Rebecca Cook/Reuters The first round of two 2020 Democratic presidential debates took place in Detroit, Michigan, on Tuesday night. It was hosted b...
09:48, 07/31/2019

Questioning Barr, 2020 Presidential Hopefuls Try to Hone Their Brands The three Democratic presidential candidates who got to question Attorney General William P. Barr at a Senate Judiciary Committee came away with vary...
04:16, 05/02/2019

Billionaire Tom Steyer to join crowded 2020 presidential race Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer is planning to launch his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, a report said Sunday. The...
16:00, 07/08/2019

Will 2020 Democratic presidential field start shrinking today? Will Rep. Eric Swalwell be the first White House hopeful to drop out of the race? The congressman from California and long-shot for the Democratic pr...
16:32, 07/08/2019

US election 2020: highlights from the third Democratic presidential debate – video The candidates gathered in Houston, Texas, for the latest Democratic debate represented the top tier of the large field campaigning for the party’s 2...
10:48, 09/13/2019

Eric Swalwell Will Drop Out of the 2020 Presidential Race: Source California Rep. Eric Swalwell will be the first serious presidential candidate to drop from the Democratic primary on Monday, a source familiar confi...
19:48, 07/08/2019

Venezuela opposition parties back Guaido as congress chief in 2020 Venezuelan lawmakers from small opposition parties on Friday said Juan Guaido should continue as head of congress in 2020, waiving their option to le...
02:00, 09/07/2019

Alabama's Roy Moore launches 2020 Senate bid despite Republican Party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, said o...
00:16, 06/21/2019

Venezuela opposition-led congress authorizes payment on PDVSA 2020 bond Venezuela's National Assembly, led by opposition leader Juan Guaido, on Tuesday authorized a $71 million interest payment on state oil company PDVSA'...
19:32, 05/07/2019

Alabama Republican Roy Moore weighs 2020 Senate bid despite party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, is exp...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game indus Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game industry made $43 billion in revenue last year. The wo...
16:32, 06/18/2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s joining crowded field of Democrats running for president in 2020 WASHINGTON (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s joining crowded field of Democrats running for president in 2020....
15:00, 05/16/2019

Trump begins 2020 US presidential election campaign with Florida rally The president talked tariffs and his former rivals in his first official rally for the 2020 election. He used the speech to position himself as a Was...
07:32, 06/19/2019

Democrat Beto O'Rourke hires Obama adviser for 2020 U.S. presidential bid Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has hired Jeff Berman, one of the architects of Barack Obama's 2008 presidential victory, as a senior...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Democratic senator Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of 2020 presidential race New York senator, who failed to qualify for the next round of debates, said it was ‘important to know when it’s not your time’Kirsten Gillibrand, the...
07:16, 08/29/2019

None of the 2020 Presidential Candidates’ Websites Are Fully Accessible to Disabled Voters When Virginia Jacko found out the first Democratic presidential debates of the 2020 election cycle were going to be held in Miami, she was excited to...
14:32, 06/26/2019

Montana governor Steve Bullock enters 2020 presidential race Democrat has pushed progressive policies in conservative stateBullock stresses campaign finance reform in launch videoSteve Bullock, the Democratic g...
14:48, 05/14/2019

South Carolina Republican Party cancels 2020 presidential primary With some other states mulling the idea, South Carolina's Republican Party on Saturday officially canceled the state's 2020 Republican presidential p...
08:16, 09/08/2019

Democratic Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet joins 2020 presidential race Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet on Thursday joined the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, promising to improve the middle class and f...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Gun control takes center stage in 2020 Democratic presidential race U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Monday released a sweeping plan to curb gun violence by creating a national licensing program and repealing a law that gi...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Barack Obama's new memoir may land during 2020 presidential campaign Barack Obama’s post-White House memoir isn’t expected this year, making it likely the highly anticipated book will drop during the 2020 c...
18:48, 05/08/2019

What to Know About the Origins of ‘Left’ and ‘Right’ in Politics, From the French Revolution to the 2020 Presidential Race On Thursday night, when 10 Democratic presidential primary candidates grace a Houston stage to debate the future of their party, they’ll all be...
17:18, 09/12/2019

Mo Elliethee: Joe Biden won first night of 2020 Democratic presidential debate, though absent Despite being absent from the stage, former Vice President Joe Biden was one of the winners of the first night of 2020 Democratic presidential debate...
04:00, 06/28/2019

Swearing 2020 Dems turn presidential campaign into 'R-rated' affair Perhaps egged on by each other or by the vitriolic political environment, Democratic presidential hopefuls this year are swearing with wild abandon. ...
19:16, 09/12/2019

Former Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper drops out of 2020 presidential race as he mulls Senate run Colorado Democrats have been urging Hickenlooper to join the state's U.S. Senate race, where Democrats are attempting to unseat Republican incum...
05:32, 08/16/2019

Joe Biden gets a polling boost in his first week on the 2020 presidential campaign trail Two national polls published Tuesday show Biden, who was already the early front runner, gained substantial ground after formally joining the Democra...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Angelica Ross to host LGBT forum for 2020 presidential candidates "Pose" star Angelica Ross will host the 2020 Presidential Candidate Forum on LGBTQ Issues, Ross confirmed on Monday. The event takes place Friday and...
23:32, 09/16/2019

Here's why reparations have suddenly become a hot button issue ahead of the 2020 presidential race The House Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties will hold a hearing this week focused specificall...
01:16, 06/18/2019

South Carolina and Kansas GOP Scrap 2020 Presidential Primary, Caucus COLUMBIA, S.C. — Republican leaders in South Carolina and Kansas have voted to scrap their presidential nominating contests in 2020, while part...
00:32, 09/08/2019

California congressman Eric Swalwell withdraws from 2020 presidential race Swalwell announces departure as billionaire Tom Steyer prepares to make late entry into the crowded Democratic fieldCalifornia congressman Eric Swalw...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Broken promises of the past weigh on black voters as they consider the 2020 presidential campaign Interviews with African American voters and activists in three competitive states reveal stark differences in whether to be pragmatic or ideological ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet Announces 2020 Democratic Presidential Campaign (DENVER) — U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado jumped into the packed Democratic presidential primary on Thursday, announcing a 2020 campaign ...
15:32, 05/02/2019

Biden shows early strength, but pitfalls loom in 2020 U.S. presidential race Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has shown surprising strength in the first three weeks of his campaign for the Democratic presidential nominatio...
15:16, 05/17/2019

Billionaire Investor Tom Steyer Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign Months After Saying He Wouldn’t (WASHINGTON) — Tom Steyer, the billionaire investor and activist, said Tuesday he’s joining the race for the Democratic presidential nomi...
20:00, 07/09/2019

Herd of 2020 presidential hopefuls to stampede the annual Iowa State Fair More than 20 candidates running for president are heading to Iowa this week for the Iowa State Fair – the annual event that features a famous “Butter...
21:00, 08/08/2019

Liberal presidential hopefuls Sanders, Warren face 2020 showdown in New Hampshire The simmering rivalry between progressives Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, presidential contenders with similar policies but sharply different s...
22:00, 09/03/2019

Stacey Abrams fuels White House speculation, says she's 'going to look at the 2020 presidential election' Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams said she’s “going to look at the 2020 presidential election,” fueling speculations that she will join the crowded Demo...
17:32, 05/11/2019

John Hickenlooper is out of the 2020 presidential race. That's good news for these 3 Democratic candidates Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary on Thursday. Most of Hickenlooper's supporters would b...
00:32, 08/19/2019

Howard Dean says Democrats will lose if they have ‘two old white guys’ on 2020 presidential ticket Dean, the former chairman of the Democratic National Committee, echoed calls by other prominent liberals for the party to embrace diversity on its pr...
00:00, 06/27/2019

Gun control returns to presidential campaign trail as 2020 Dems push sweeping plans Cory Booker became the latest Democratic White House hopeful to make the issue of gun violence a top priority in the 2020 campaign. In the wake of th...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Taiwan says 2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s defense ministry says two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in the latest apparent move by Was...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Virginia's elections foreshadowed opposition to Trump in 2018. Now analysts are watching for clues about 2020 The state's 2017 elections predicted opposition to President Donald Trump in 2018. Now political analysts are looking for clues about trends in ...
16:32, 06/11/2019

2019 British Open picks: Our staff picks to win at Royal Portrush As the British Open returns to Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951, it's time to make picks for who will win the claret jug.  &...
18:48, 07/16/2019

Beto Goes Blue, Warren Wilts and Harris Goes O.G. AG: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 6 Mass shootings hit in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas; the stock market crashes; and Toni Morrison passes away. Why is it that every week of the Don...
22:32, 08/09/2019

Jay Inslee, climate advocate who called Trump 'white nationalist,' drops out of 2020 presidential race Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Wednesday night he's "withdrawing" from the 2020 presidential race, as the Democrat said "it's become clear" he ...
05:16, 08/22/2019

Trolls using Instagram to 'try to show Trump as a Russian puppet,' influence 2020 US presidential election, study says As the 2020 U.S. presidential election campaign draws nearer, an independent study has uncovered a coordinated troll campaign using Instagram in an a...
16:32, 05/21/2019

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, best predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Williams vs. Halep in the Wimbledon women's final....
05:48, 07/13/2019

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Williams vs. Halep in the Wimbledon women's final....
20:00, 07/12/2019

Bernie Blows It, Beto Shows It, and Biden Finally Grows a Bit: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 4 This week’s power rankings had a one-week gap because we had a lot of events we wanted to cover to make sure candidates were staying on their toes. W...
17:32, 07/26/2019

Biden expands lead over rivals for 2020 U.S. presidential nomination despite lack of support from millennials: Reuters/Ipsos poll Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has expanded his lead over a wide field of candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination by 5 perce...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Booker Bodies Biden, Bernie Gets Cardi, and Kamala Gets Clapped: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 5 Before you read The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings for Week 5, we want you to close your eyes and use your imagination. It’s January 2...
19:00, 08/02/2019

Biden Misses the Bus, Booker Starts to Cuss, and Harris Adjusts: The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 2 Welcome back to The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, where our select committee of activists, consultants, politicians, and analysts de...
20:16, 07/03/2019

Biden Brings the Pain, Warren Starts to Gain and Yang Makes It Rain: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 9 We’re back! Yes, after a short break, The Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings are back just in time for the Hunger Games of the third Democra...
20:32, 09/13/2019

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people s...
02:00, 07/12/2019

As Sen. Bernie Sanders wins major labor endorsement, others in organized labor aren’t rushing to take sides in the 2020 presidential contest Like other candidates for the Democratic nomination, the independent from Vermont has sought backing from organized labor, which largely has declined...
05:16, 08/27/2019

Castro Punches His Ticket, Harris Starts to Fidget and Yang Starts to Kick It: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 8 We made it. After eight full weeks of Twitter spats, campaign gossip, polls and memes, we’ve reached our first bye week of The Root’s Presidential Bl...
22:16, 08/26/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio weighs in on Donald Trump's row with Sadiq Khan after the US president called the two Mayor 'twins' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today said he was a big fan of his London counterpart Sadiq Khan after President Trump compared the two politician...
17:48, 06/03/2019

'I’m pro-choice': Taylor Swift says she wants to do 'everything' she can for 2020 presidential race In an interview with The Guardian, Taylor Swift got candid about politics, including her stance on abortions and the 2020 presidential race.  &...
04:16, 08/25/2019

Oppo A9 2020, A5 2020 With Quad Rear Cameras, 5,000mAh Battery Launched Oppo A9 2020 and Oppo A5 2020 smartphones are official. Oppo A9 2020 price will start at Rs. 16,990 for the base 4GB RAM variant, whereas Oppo A5 202...
14:16, 09/11/2019

Taiwan Approves Same-Sex Marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted to legalize same-sex marriage, a first for Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who championed the cause for two dec...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Taiwan ETFs Buy Big Into U.S. Credit Yield-hungry insurers plowed $3 billion into Taipei-based exchange-traded funds that buy U.S. fixed income in the last two weeks of June, according t...
21:48, 07/22/2019

GM's Cadillac unveils two new performance cars: the 2020 CT4-V and 2020 CT5-V The 2020 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V performance sedans made their debut as GM aims to rejuvenate luxury sedan sales.       &#...
19:16, 05/31/2019

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex weddings Beaming in the bright sunshine, Amber Wang took the hand of her new wife, Kristin Huang, on the steps of the Xinyi District office in Taipei, Friday,...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Taiwan votes to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the c...
17:32, 05/17/2019

Taiwan Has Approved Same-Sex Marriage in a First for Asia (TAIPEI, Taiwan) — Taiwan’s legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists...
09:32, 05/17/2019

The ticking time bomb of Taiwan How China resolves the current crisis with Hong Kong may foreshadow the fate of another of its longstanding irritants, the free and independent islan...
16:32, 08/02/2019

Taiwan holds Asia's first gay wedding A week after lawmakers took the historic step of legalizing gay marriage, the first same-sex couples have tied the knot in Taiwan. Yet the newly-weds...
13:32, 05/24/2019

Supporters Celebrate Taiwan’s Same-Sex Marriage Law Taiwan’s legislature approved Asia’s first same-sex marriage law on Friday. Same-sex marriage supporters gathered outside Parliament in Taipei while ...
16:48, 05/17/2019

Same-sex couples in Taiwan wed at massive banquet TAIPEI, Taiwan — More than 1,000 people attended a mass wedding banquet in Taiwan’s capital to celebrate the marriage of same-sex couples after a lan...
21:00, 05/27/2019

First Couples Say ‘I Do’ in Taiwan After Same-Sex Marriage Is Legalized Tears flowed and bouquets flew on Friday as hundreds of same-sex couples exchanged vows in Taipei’s Shinyi District. Taiwan became the first co...
11:48, 05/24/2019

China says US should not allow visit by Taiwan’s leader China says the U.S. should not allow an ongoing visit by Taiwan’s president to New York and that it would impose sanctions on American companies that...
15:16, 07/12/2019

US sails destroyers through Taiwan Strait The US Navy sailed two destroyers, the USS Stethem and USS William P. Lawrence, through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday, referring to the operation as a ...
04:48, 04/30/2019

China tells US: Hands off Taiwan The Chinese government has slammed Washington for engaging with Taipei and ordered the Trump administration to cease diplomatic engagements with the ...
14:16, 05/28/2019

China says U.S. should 'not play with fire' on Taiwan China's top diplomat Wang Yi warned the United States on Friday that it should "not play with fire" on the question of Taiwan, expressing anger about...
13:16, 07/12/2019

Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia In a first for Asia, Taiwan’s legislature passed a comprehensive law that gives couples many of the tax, insurance and child custody benefits availab...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Taiwan becomes first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage Supporters celebrate as legislation is passed giving gay couples right to marryTaiwan has legalised same-sex marriage, the first of any Asian state, ...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Taiwan allows gay couples to register marriages Taiwan officially allowed same-sex couples to register their marriages on Friday after the parliament passed the laws to legalize same-sex marriage a...
11:32, 05/24/2019

Why The U.S. Is Selling Taiwan New F-16 Fighter Jets This week, the United States announced its intention to sell Taiwan a fleet of new F-16 fighter jets. The sale involves nearly 70 F-16 fighter jets w...
02:48, 08/26/2019

Taiwan changing name of de-facto embassy in US TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan says it is changing the name of its de-facto embassy in the U.S. amid the strongest relations between the sides in decad...
05:00, 05/25/2019

2020 Skoda Superb To Launch In India By Mid-2020 The 2020 Skoda Superb facelift is expected to launch in the second quarter of the next calendar year and the Czech carmaker is also evaluating the pr...
18:16, 05/28/2019

Taiwan pro-Beijing politician: 'You can change' China "We should emphasize the differences" between China and Taiwan, says Taiwanese pro-Beijing politician Chou Hsi-wei. "Go there … and change them." But...
03:32, 07/19/2019

Intel will tease 10-nm Ice Lake processor in Taiwan ntel said it will show a number of new products, including its 10-nanometer mobile processor code-named Ice Lake. It will also show a desktop gaming ...
18:48, 05/26/2019

Taiwan parliament approves gay marriage bill The government of Taiwan has survived a last-ditch attempt by conservatives to water down landmark legislation to legalize same-sex marriage. The iss...
07:48, 05/17/2019

U.S. warship sails through strategic Taiwan Strait The U.S. military said on Wednesday it sent a Navy warship through the Taiwan Strait, which separates Taiwan from China, a move likely to anger China...
04:00, 07/25/2019

'Top Gun' cuts Taiwan flag from Tom Cruise's jacket A new trailer for the sequel of 1986 blockbuster "Top Gun" is stirring up controversy after it shows Tom Cruise putting on the iconic bomber jacket h...
22:32, 07/22/2019

China says it won’t rule out using force to reunify Taiwan China says it will not “renounce the use of force” in efforts to reunify Taiwan with the mainland and vows to take all necessary military measures to...
07:48, 07/24/2019

Taiwan says China has stepped up infiltration efforts Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Friday that China has stepped up efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in the self-ruled and democratic isla...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Japan Display says Taiwan's TPK decided against investing Japan Display Inc on Monday said it has received notice from TPK Holding Co Ltd that the Taiwanese flat screen maker has decided against investing in...
05:00, 06/17/2019

Marriage Equality Comes to Taiwan in a Historic First for Asia Tens of thousands of celebrators gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament on May 17, waving rainbow flags as the island’s government became t...
20:00, 05/23/2019

China warns US ‘not to play with fire’ regarding Taiwan China’s foreign minister says that the United States should not “play with fire” regarding Taiwan after the U.S. announced its intention to sell $2.2...
15:16, 07/12/2019

Taiwan to vote on formal recognition of same-sex marriage TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwanese legislators are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential first in Asia. Lawmakers p...
17:32, 05/16/2019

Are Hong Kong protests a warning for Taiwan? One of the largest social movements in Hong Kong's history has also fueled more anti-Beijing sentiment in Taiwan. Do the protests serve as a warning ...
16:48, 07/23/2019

Taiwan gay marriage: Hundreds tie the knot on historic day Hundreds of gay couples in Taiwan have rushed to get married on Friday - the first day a landmark decision that legalised same-sex marriage took effe...
16:00, 05/24/2019

Same-sex couples start registering marriages in Taiwan TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan are rushing to get married on the first day a landmark decision to legalize same-sex mar...
08:32, 05/24/2019

Terry Gou moves closer to run for Taiwan president TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Consumer electronics magnate Terry Gou is stepping closer to running for president of Taiwan. Gou excluded himself Monday as th...
14:16, 05/13/2019

Taiwan set to legalize gay marriage despite legislative hurdles Taipei is due to take a series of decisive steps this week to legalize same-sex marriages before the May 24 deadline set by the island’s top court. H...
17:32, 05/16/2019

Vietnam, Taiwan winning the US-China trade war Vietnam has emerged as the biggest beneficiary as importers in China and the US look to skirt tit-for-tat tariffs, a report shows. But it warns the f...
20:48, 06/05/2019

Pro-China groups step up offensive to win over Taiwan When Taiwanese businessman Jhang Yun-nan wanted to find buyers for his company's new cleaning products in China, he turned to an unconventional chann...
06:00, 06/26/2019

State Department approves Taiwan's $8B deal for 66 F-16s The State Department has approved the $8 billion sale of 66 F-16 fighter planes to Taiwan, amid stalled U.S.-China trade talks, strife in Hong Kong a...
23:48, 08/21/2019

Taiwan recognized same-sex marriage for the first time. Here are the scenes of joy. The legislature of the island near the Chinese mainland voted last week, 66 to 27, to recognize same-sex unions, becoming the first in Asia to do so....
02:32, 05/25/2019

Taiwan profits from America’s trade war with China President Donald Trump’s threatened 25% tariff is prompting Taiwanese companies that opened factories in China to make PCs, smartphones, and tablets ...
21:48, 05/31/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan lawmakers back same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rai...
11:32, 05/17/2019

Taiwan Holds First Gay Marriages In Historic Day For Asia Taiwan made history on Friday with Asia's first legal gay weddings as same-sex couples tied the knot in jubilant and emotional scenes, the culminatio...
01:48, 05/25/2019

China slams $2.2B U.S. weapons sales to Taiwan China is condemning a recent U.S. decision to sell $2.2 billion worth of weapons to Taiwan, saying the "reckless" policy tampers with Chinese soverei...
16:00, 07/09/2019

Taiwan complains about Spain's extraditions to China Taiwan is accusing Spain of double standards when it comes to extraditing criminal suspects to China after the government in Madrid sent to Beijing a...
21:16, 06/13/2019

| WATCH: Taiwan votes to legalise same-sex marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted on Friday to legalise same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the caus...
14:16, 05/17/2019

Taiwan’s legislature approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s legislature approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia....
12:48, 05/17/2019

Taiwan Legislature Approves Asia's First Same-Sex Marriage Law Taiwan's parliament legalised same-sex marriage on Friday in a landmark first for Asia as the government survived a last-minute attempt by conservati...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Taiwan president heads to Caribbean with US stops Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has departed for a four-country state visit to the Caribbean with stops in the United States on the way there and ba...
09:48, 07/11/2019

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.     ...
10:16, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Taiwan allows gay couples to register marriages Taiwan officially allowed same-sex couples to register their marriages after the parliament passed the laws to legalize same-sex marriage a week ago....
21:48, 05/24/2019

Let Your Kid Eat With Food Picks Every time we go to my friend Anna’s house, she puts a plate of fruit out for the kids. Plums, Asian pears, melons. My daughter always devours piece ...
19:00, 08/02/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 10 May Lotus Evora Lots of trouble, usually serious? Bah. This Evora is a usable 2+2 with pleasing service history and loads of kit Lotus Evora, £27,995:...
08:16, 05/10/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 17 May The Audi TT's days could be numbered, so now's the time to pick up a clean second-gen example Audi TT 2.0 TFSI, £5490: There’s talk of Audi ditching...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 24 May Searching for a roadster with a sweet six-pot engine? A BMW Z3 could be the best budget choice With its swollen haunches and smarter back end, the r...
08:48, 05/24/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 3 May Mini badge, Peugeot and BMW-developed engine. This R56-generation Cooper S is anything but an Italian job A Mini Cooper S of the so-called R56 gener...
08:16, 05/03/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 31 May Well-cared for first-generation examples of the Honda NSX are a rapidly appreciating asset. We might have found the UK's cheapest "If you have been ...
07:32, 05/31/2019

If Trump wants tariffs with China, then look to Taiwan and Japan for trade With both sides retreating to their respective corners, it appears the trade conflict between the United States and China, the two largest economies ...
08:48, 05/21/2019

Taiwan braces for typhoon hours after earthquake strikes A powerful typhoon will hit Taiwan later on Thursday, bringing the risk of landslides and high seas, weather forecasters said, hours after a 6.0-magn...
11:32, 08/08/2019

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, ...
07:48, 05/24/2019

China orders boycott of top film awards in Taiwan Movie stars from mainland China have been banned from participating in Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards — dubbed the "Chinese-language Oscars." It's seen...
19:32, 08/07/2019

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in Asia hailed by activists as a social revolution ...
10:16, 05/24/2019

China to Sanction U.S. Companies for Arms Sales to Taiwan China will sanction U.S. firms that participate in arms sales to Taiwan, after Washington approved sales of $2.2 billion in tanks, missiles and relat...
17:32, 07/12/2019

Taiwan and Japan brace for a potential super typhoon Residents in Taiwan and Japan are bracing for Typhoon Lekima, which could become a super typhoon by the time it hits a Japanese island chain on Thurs...
10:32, 08/08/2019

China warns of war in case of move toward Taiwan independence China warned on Wednesday it was ready for war if there was any move toward Taiwan's independence, accusing the United States of undermining global s...
04:00, 07/25/2019

China Says It Will Not Rule out Using Force to Reunify Taiwan With the Mainland (BEIJING) — China said it will not renounce the use of force in efforts to reunify Taiwan with the mainland and vowed to take all necessary mil...
12:48, 07/24/2019

Inflatable ‘Tank Man’ in Taiwan marks Tiananmen protests TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — An artist has erected an inflatable display in Taiwan’s capital to mark an iconic moment in the Tiananmen Square pro-demo...
09:16, 06/01/2019

China says it will sanction U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it will sanction U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan, after Washington approved possible sales of $2.2 billion in tanks, missile...
13:16, 07/12/2019

China, an Eye on Elections, Suspends Some Travel Permits to Taiwan The move appeared intended to influence politics on the self-governing island, and possibly to prevent exposure to Taiwan’s democratic elections or s...
23:48, 07/31/2019

A Chinese invasion of Taiwan would be a bloody, logistical nightmare Roaring out of the sky, an F-16V fighter jet lands smoothly to rearm and refuel on an unremarkable freeway in rural Taiwan, surrounded by rice paddie...
14:00, 06/24/2019

Taiwan: China refuses to rule out force over reunification Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said the army had a "sacred duty" to defend Chinese territory. Beijing still sees Taiwan as part of its territory...
09:00, 06/02/2019

Canadian warship sails through controversial Taiwan Strait Canada has sailed a warship through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, the Canadian government said, three months after a similar operation and amid strain...
17:16, 09/11/2019

Factbox: U.S. arms sales to Taiwan in past decade The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, sources familiar with the situation told R...
13:00, 06/06/2019

China signals won't follow Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage The Chinese government signaled on Wednesday that it would not follow Taiwan's example on same-sex marriage after the first legal unions in Asia were...
08:00, 05/29/2019

Solomon Islands switches recognition from Taiwan to China The decision is a major win for China as it seeks to turn a dwindling number of countries that recognize Taiwan. The loss leaves Taiwan recognized by...
20:16, 09/17/2019

Taiwan used to be home to a huge number of bears. No one really knows how many are left Classified as "endangered" by the Taiwan government, Formosan black bears are being pushed to the brink of extinction by illegal hunting and land cle...
01:48, 06/09/2019

Foxconn's Gou to keep board seat as he bids for Taiwan's presidency Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, will retain a seat on the company's proposed board, a company filing showed on Friday, as he plans to ...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Taiwan issues island's first virtual bank licences Taiwan issued its first virtual banking licences to three consortiums consisting of Taiwan and Japanese investors, its financial authorities said on ...
11:16, 07/30/2019

China signals it won’t follow Taiwan in allowing gay marriage BEIJING – The Chinese government signaled on Wednesday that it would not follow Taiwan’s example on same-sex marriage after the first legal uni...
23:48, 05/29/2019

Taiwan pushes hard – and late – into digital banking Despite being a global leader in IT and semiconductors, Taiwan has long been a digital laggard. The regulator has just issued the island’s first digi...
09:17, 09/17/2019

Taiwan's finance system: Not-so-crazy, rich and regulated Over the last 30 years, Taiwan has become very wealthy – is that in spite of, or because of, the pariah island’s tightly restricted financial system?...
12:32, 06/28/2019

Taiwan’s military trains for a Chinese invasion on the beach FANGSHAN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese tanks and soldiers have fired at simulated Chinese forces in an anti-invasion drill on the island’s coast. Th...
11:32, 05/30/2019

U.S. Navy warships pass through strategic Taiwan Strait The U.S. military said it sent two Navy warships through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday as the Pentagon increases the frequency of movement through the ...
02:32, 04/29/2019

Taiwan president to transit U.S. during trip to Caribbean allies Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will transit through the United States this month on a tour of diplomatic allies in the Caribbean, Deputy Taiwan Foreig...
05:16, 07/01/2019

Taiwan's TSMC says chip shipments to Huawei not affected by U.S. ban TSMC, the world's biggest contract chipmaker, said on Thursday its shipments to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd are not affected by U.S. action ai...
17:32, 05/23/2019

Powerful Typhoon Bypasses Taiwan and Heads Toward China Hundreds of flights have been canceled in Taiwan and China because of Typhoon Lekima, and officials on the mainland are worried about torrential floo...
09:32, 08/09/2019

U.S. military ship passes through strategic Taiwan Strait The United States sent a Navy ship through the Taiwan Strait on Friday, rekindling one of a growing number of flashpoints in Washington's relationshi...
13:48, 08/23/2019

Taiwan and Japan brace for potential super typhoon Residents in Taiwan and Japan are bracing for Typhoon Lekima, which could become a super typhoon by the time it hits a Japanese island chain on Frida...
00:32, 08/09/2019

China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, decl...
07:32, 07/16/2019

Trump Administration Is Split Over Arms Sale to Taiwan As the U.S. pursues the sale of more than $2 billion of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, the Trump administration is split over the potential reper...
01:00, 06/18/2019

China bans solo tourists from visiting Taiwan The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-st...
16:16, 07/31/2019

Taiwan confirms request for US tanks, air defense systems TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has confirmed it has asked to purchase more than 100 U.S. tanks, along with air defense and anti-tank missile systems in...
09:32, 06/06/2019

Trade war could turn Japan, Taiwan firms into casualties Leading electronics manufacturers in Japan and Taiwan are facing a crisis because of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to possibly place 25 perc...
23:32, 05/15/2019

US Approves Potential $2.2 Billion Weapons Sale To Taiwan The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2 billion in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon ...
13:00, 07/09/2019

US Approves Possible $8 Billion Fighter Jet Sale To Taiwan: Pentagon The US State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesd...
06:16, 08/21/2019

Foxconn Founder Terry Gou Wants to be Taiwan’s President—and a Go-Between for U.S. and China If you want to know how focused Terry Gou is on the campaign trail, look at his pants. When the billionaire Foxconn CEO gives televised interviews, s...
14:48, 07/11/2019

China won't rule out force in reuniting Taiwan with mainland The Chinese government said Wednesday it will not rule out the use of force and vowed to take all necessary military measures in efforts to reunite T...
09:16, 07/24/2019

Tuvalu election puts Taiwan ties in play The freshly elected lawmakers of the tiny Pacific country of Tuvalu are set to choose a prime minister against a backdrop of China's efforts to erode...
09:16, 09/10/2019

The English manager in charge of Taiwan's football team Three years ago Louis Lancaster was coaching youth players at Watford. Now he is taking Taiwan up the Fifa world rankingsBy Chris Evans for The Set P...
13:16, 05/22/2019

On Tiananmen anniversary eve, Taiwan urges China to 'repent' China must "sincerely repent" for the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Tiananmen Square three decades ago and promote de...
09:00, 06/03/2019

Taiwan's military stages mock Chinese invasion Thousands of air, sea, and land troops took part in the exercises across the entire island. The drills took place amidst what Taiwan says is increasi...
12:00, 05/30/2019

Taiwan Set to Receive $2 Billion in U.S. Arms, Drawing Ire From China The sales, along with a pending visit to the United States by Taiwan’s president, are likely to put further strain on Washington’s relationship with ...
15:16, 07/09/2019

Hundreds of couples tie the knot after Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan got married on Friday, the day the country’s new law legalizing the marriages went into effect. The move to le...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Taiwan president in U.S. after warning of threat from 'overseas forces' Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning that democracy must be defended...
00:16, 07/12/2019

EVA Air attendants strike halts flights for 1,000s in Taiwan TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A strike by flight attendants at EVA Air, Taiwan’s second-largest airline, has left thousands of passengers scrambling fo...
06:16, 06/21/2019

Trump Administration Approves F-16 Fighter Jet Sales to Taiwan The $8 billion arms package, the single largest from the United States to Taiwan in years, is certain to anger China and could complicate the trade w...
19:00, 08/16/2019

US answers Taiwan's plea for tanks despite Beijing’s anger Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team authorized the sale of military equipment valued at $2.2 billion to Taiwan, just a few months after President T...
06:48, 07/11/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 5 July With SLR-inspired styling and a metal folding roof, the R171-gen Mercedes SLK is a stylish and affordable summer cruiser With looks inspired by the ...
14:00, 07/05/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 2 August A clean 2007 Audi S8 heads up this week's collection of classified ads A family saloon with a Lambo-derived V10, this Audi S8 deserves a very caref...
16:00, 08/03/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 6 September The 2009 Nissan GT-R rewrote the rules of supercar construction Even at 10 years old, the Nissan GT-R is a still-impressive specialist supercar wit...
06:32, 09/07/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 9 August Maserati 3200 GT With decent service history, stunning lines and a raunchy 3.2-litre V8, this 2001 Maserati 3200 GT is a proper performance bargain...
20:00, 08/09/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 26 April At less £30,000, does this clean Aston Martin DB9 leave you shaken or stirred? Aston Martin DB9, £29,950: You could argue a DB9 looks at its best i...
14:16, 05/01/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 23 August Corrado's handsome angular bodywork can fall victim to rust, so get the torch out New, the Volkswagen Corrado was referred to as 'the people's Pors...
07:16, 08/23/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 16 August Classic 1990s wedge-shaped grand tourer with a BMW badge: a snip at £2995 Less than £3000 for a bona fide BMW performance icon? Just don't expect f...
08:00, 08/16/2019

Inflation Picks Up, but Still Below Fed's 2% Target A closely watched measure of U.S. inflation picked up in March but remained well below the Federal Reserve’s 2% target, highlighting the central bank...
19:48, 04/29/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 13 September With S-Class-rivalling luxury and a potent V10 motor, the Phaeton is the accessible continent crusher you've been looking for As we mourn the passi...
11:16, 09/13/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 26 July Rare 1.75 TBi chucks out nearly 200bhp and looks the part, too Could anybody turn down this raunchy Italian performance wagon bearing all the hallm...
08:48, 07/26/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 19 July Would you fork out £6500 for a clean example of America's Defender? The seller of this charming Jeep Wrangler TJ is being cautiously optimistic wit...
08:16, 07/19/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 30 August If you can get past your badge snobbery, the MG F is a really good laugh Perky, good-looking and dynamically composed, the MG F is a budget-friendl...
11:16, 08/30/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 21 June If you're not easily led by the three-pointed star, Chrysler's much-maligned Crossfire is the budget Mercedes SLK for you You can say what you like ...
08:32, 06/21/2019

BMW picks Oliver Zipse as new CEO BMW said Oliver Zipse will become chief executive on Aug. 16, picking the 55-year-old manufacturing expert to help the German automaker make the shi...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 14 June The Mk3 Toyota MR2 is famed for its point-and-shoot handling, meaning we can just about overlook this example's auto 'box The Mk3 MR2 of 2000-06 is ...
08:32, 06/14/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 7 June No turbo for the Suzuki Swift Sport, but this 1000kg pocket rocket won't weigh you down We have a soft spot for the Suzuki Swift Sport of 2010-17, ...
08:16, 06/07/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 28 June Purists will baulk at the idea of an automatic M3, but that could be the best value version of the legendary E46 BMW M3s, the E46 variety of 2000 t...
12:00, 06/28/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 12 July An early Scirocco is a good deal, if you're prepared to adopt the 'style over substance' ethos It might sit atop an elderly platform, but Volkswage...
09:00, 07/12/2019

Guidemaster: How to buy a Chromebook, plus our best picks Enlarge / There's now a pretty wide range of Chromebooks available—and we've tested a lot of 'em. (credit: Valentina Palladino) We've tested many n...
01:00, 09/08/2019

Taiwan pledges help for Hong Kong protesters seeking sanctuary More than 30 protesters arrive in Taiwan to seek shelter from prosecutionTaiwan’s government has said it will provide assistance to Hong Kong protest...
13:32, 07/19/2019

In Blow to Taiwan, Solomon Islands Is Said to Switch Relations to China The move, which Taiwan denounced as bribery by Beijing, is a setback to both Taipei’s global standing and Washington’s regional diplomacy in the Paci...
18:01, 09/16/2019

Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased mi...
10:00, 08/17/2019

Trump opens 'third front' against China with Taiwan fighter jet sale President Trump has decided to approve a major sale of new F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, advancing a substantial upgrade of the island’s military defe...
09:32, 08/17/2019

UPDATE 3-Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 bln F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased mi...
11:32, 08/17/2019

Trump Administration Plans to Sell More Than $2 Billion of Arms to Taiwan The proposed weapons package, including 108 tanks, is the costliest in recent years. The sale would add to tensions between the United States and Chi...
21:16, 06/06/2019

Powerful Typhoon Makes Landfall in China After Bypassing Taiwan Typhoon Lekima was expected to move north toward Shanghai on Saturday. About 700,000 people were relocated before the storm’s arrival, state media sa...
05:32, 08/10/2019

U.S. Readies $2 Billion Taiwan Arms Package Despite Protest From Beijing The Pentagon and State Department have informally notified Congress of a potential $2 billion deal with Taiwan that includes the first-time sale of o...
13:16, 06/06/2019

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment t...
12:32, 07/13/2019

As China looms, US seeks Taiwan role at UN health assembly GENEVA (AP) — The U.S. health secretary says the United States has an “excellent relationship with China,” but insists rival Taiwan shoul...
20:32, 05/20/2019

China Bans Citizens From Traveling to Taiwan as Individual Tourists In its latest effort to increase pressure on Taiwan, Beijing said it will suspend a program that allowed individual tourists from 47 Chinese cities t...
11:16, 07/31/2019

Taiwan lashes back at Chinese defense minister’s threats TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan is lashing out at the Chinese defense minister’s renewed threat to use force to assert China’s claim to the ...
09:00, 06/03/2019

Taiwan president to visit U.S. this month, move likely to anger China Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will spend four nights in the United States this month while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies, her government said ...
06:00, 07/01/2019

Taiwan lashes back at Chinese defense minister's threats Taiwan is lashing out at the Chinese defense minister's renewed threat to use force to assert China's claim to the island, accusing Beijing of creati...
10:00, 06/03/2019

U.S. 'playing with fire' on Taiwan, China says ahead of defense meeting The United States is "playing with fire" with its support for self-ruled Taiwan, China said on Thursday, in angry comments ahead of a meeting between...
13:16, 05/30/2019

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated valu...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Taiwan accuses China of trying to sway elections after losing another ally Taiwan has accused the Chinese government of trying to interfere in upcoming presidential and legislative elections on the island after Beijing lured...
11:17, 09/17/2019

China has stepped up efforts to infiltrate Taiwan, president Tsai Ing-wen says Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen said on Friday that China has stepped up its efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in Taiwan and she asked national ...
07:48, 05/10/2019

2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait, draw China protest Taiwan's defense ministry says two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in the latest apparent move by Washington to challenge China's...
15:32, 05/23/2019

Many in Hong Kong, fearful of China's grasp, flee to Taiwan For Hong Kong resident Yung Xiu Kwan, 67, a proposed extradition law that would allow people in the former British colony to be sent to mainland Chin...
15:16, 06/18/2019

Solomon Islands Ends Ties With Taiwan, Stands by China The Solomon Islands has decided to break off diplomatic relations with Taiwan and cast its lot with China, Taiwan’s president said, as Beijing increa...
21:00, 09/16/2019

Taiwan president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen visited Haiti on Saturday in an attempt to bolster support in the region after the neighboring Dominican Republic bro...
06:00, 07/14/2019

Lawmakers Accuse Trump and Aides of Delaying F-16 Sales to Taiwan China has objected to the proposed sales, and Congress is worried that President Trump and his trade advisers might try to placate Beijing to get a t...
11:48, 07/30/2019

Taiwan open to granting Hong Kong protesters asylum Taiwan's government has said it would provide assistance to Hong Kong protesters on humanitarian grounds. The pledge risks straining the already tens...
12:00, 07/19/2019

China says strongly opposes Bolton meeting Taiwan official China's foreign ministry said on Monday that Beijing strongly opposes a meeting this month between U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton and Tai...
10:00, 05/27/2019

Taiwan breaks ground on submarine shipyard to counter China KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has broken ground on a shipyard to produce submarines to counter China’s growing military threat. The self-gove...
10:32, 05/09/2019

Taiwan Urges China To Renounce Use Of Force As Beijing Warns Of War Taiwan on Wednesday called on China to renounce the use of force against the self-ruled island, hours after Beijing warned that it was ready for war ...
13:48, 07/24/2019

China's military warns against growing threat from Taiwan 'separatists' China has warned against what it describes as a growing threat from "separatists" in Taiwan, and said it would not rule out using force against the s...
13:00, 07/24/2019

Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles Taiwan, triggers some power cuts A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Taiwan's northeastern coast on Thursday, the island's weather bureau said, shaking buildings and cutting power ...
03:32, 08/08/2019

Inflatable tank man in Taiwan marks Tiananmen Square anniversary An artist has erected an inflatable display in Taiwan’s capital to mark an iconic moment in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests. The larger-t...
22:16, 06/01/2019

Taiwan lands aircraft on highway as part of military drills CHANGHUA, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has landed war planes on a normally busy highway to simulate a response to a Chinese attack on its airfields. Tuesday&...
09:32, 05/28/2019

On Tiananmen anniversary, Taiwan says China continues to cover up crackdown China continues to cover up the truth about the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, Taiwan's...
07:00, 06/04/2019

Solomon Islands plans due diligence tour on Taiwan ties The Solomon Islands, one of Taiwan's remaining allies in the Pacific, will send a delegation to study Chinese aid in neighboring countries as it cons...
08:32, 06/25/2019

Balloon 'Tank Man' in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and "tank man" - the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijing's T...
17:48, 05/21/2019

Huawei Lambasted by China's Online Users for Taiwan Listing China's online users turned their patriotic wrath Wednesday on major domestic phone maker Huawei for not toeing Beijing's line when referring to Taiw...
18:32, 08/16/2019

'I feel lucky': Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia Hundreds of couples tie the knot after parliament became the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriageAfter decades of campaigning and waiting, Tai...
12:32, 05/24/2019

Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen warns against 'overseas forces' at beginning of US trip Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States Thursday, warning that democracy in her homeland faced renewed threats from "overseas forc...
10:32, 07/12/2019

Pentagon proposes $2.2B arms sale to Taiwan, slighting China The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sid...
02:16, 07/10/2019

U.S. Plans More Than $2 Billion in Weapons Sales to Taiwan, Angering Beijing The U.S. is planning a new effort to help the Taiwanese government upgrade its military by allowing Taipei to buy billions of dollars’ worth of weapo...
05:16, 06/07/2019

In rebuke to China, Taiwan calls for closer ties with U.S., allies A report released on Wednesday by Taiwan's defense ministry calls for closer ties with the United States and other countries in a rebuke to China's m...
01:48, 09/12/2019

China To 'Fight At All Costs' For 'Reunification' With Taiwan: Defence Minister China will fight anyone who tries to interfere in its "reunification" with Taiwan, Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday in a combative speech p...
07:16, 06/02/2019

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said last month when the possible sale was first reported that it was seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self...
00:16, 07/09/2019

Taiwan calls on China to 'repent' for Tiananmen Square crackdown Taiwan has called on China to "sincerely repent" for the bloody crackdown in Tiananmen Square, as the government remains silent on the 30th anniversa...
12:32, 06/04/2019

The State Department Is Proposing a $2 Billion Sale of Arms to Taiwan (WASHINGTON) — The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface...
05:32, 07/09/2019

Taiwan's marriage law brings frustration and hope for LGBT China Public acceptance is improving, but in some cases Chinese authorities are moving in the other directionIt was a landmark moment for LGBT rights. When...
06:48, 07/05/2019

Taiwan says it will treat Hong Kong asylum seekers humanely Taiwan’s president says she will follow “humanitarian principles” in dealing with asylum seekers from Hong Kong, which has been roiled by pro-democra...
07:48, 07/20/2019

China threatens sanctions over sale of US fighter jets to Taiwan The United States has approved the sale of 66 advanced F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan. The sale adds to already tense relations between Beijing and Wash...
16:48, 08/21/2019

Taiwan issues warnings for year's first typhoon as thousands evacuated Taiwan moved thousands of people to safety on Wednesday as the island braced for its first typhoon this year, as airlines canceled domestic flights a...
08:32, 07/17/2019