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  • China’s Political System Helps Advance Its Artificial Intelligence - Recent technological advances demonstrated by China have started an intense debate on whether it is set to take a lead in the field of artificial intelligence, or AI, which has extensive business and military applications.U.S. concerns about China's AI...
  • President Tsai inspects front-line air force base in Penghu - President Tsai Ing-wen said April 17 during a visit to a front-line air force base in Taiwan's outlying Penghu County that the government and people are deeply grateful for the sacrifices of the nation's fighting men and women. Increasing activity by m...
  • Tsai reiterates Taiwan’s commitment to free, open Indo-Pacific - President Tsai Ing-wen said April 16 that Taiwan is ready, willing and able to work with the U.S. and other like-minded partners in promoting a free, open and prosperous Indo-Pacific. As the two sides mark the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations A...
  • Sources: Amazon to Close Its Domestic Marketplace in China - SAN FRANCISCO/SHANGHAI Amazon.com Inc. plans to close its domestic marketplace in China by mid-July, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, focusing efforts on more lucrative businesses selling overseas goods and cloud services in the world's mo...
  • Study: Natural Disasters Double Likelihood of Child Poverty - LONDON Children in some disaster-prone regions are twice as likely to be living in chronic poverty, according to new research.A report from the London-based Overseas Development Institute (ODI) looks at the impact of natural disasters across different...

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Study: Natural Disasters Double Likelihood of Child Poverty

LONDON Children in some disaster-prone regions are twice as likely to be living in chronic poverty, according to new research.A report from the London-based Overseas Development Institute (ODI) looks at the im...

US Terror Label for Iran Revolutionary Guard Takes Effect

WASHINGTON The U.S. terrorism label for Iran's Revolutionary Guard formally took effect on Monday, amid a battle between the Trump administration and some in Congress over waivers on oil and nuclear sanctions t...

Indonesia’s Jokowi Favored for Re-election

JAKARTA President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, facing Gen. Prabowo Subianto in a rematch, is widely expected to win a second term when Indonesians go to the polls Wednesday.Prabowo has pinned his hopes on emphasizing ...

Dutch Firm ASML Says It Suffered IP Theft, Rejects ‘Chinese’...

AMSTERDAM Dutch ASML said on Thursday it had been the victim of corporate espionage in 2015 involving employees from countries including China but said it had not been the target of any "national conspiracy."AS...

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China’s Political System Helps Advance Its Artificial Intelligence

Recent technological advances demonstrated by China have started an intense debate on whether it is set to take a lead in the field of artificial intelligence, or AI, which has extensive business and military a...

President Tsai inspects front-line air force base in Penghu

President Tsai Ing-wen said April 17 during a visit to a front-line air force base in Taiwan's outlying Penghu County that the government and people are deeply grateful for the sacrifices of the nation's fighti...

Tsai reiterates Taiwan’s commitment to free, open Indo-Pacific

President Tsai Ing-wen said April 16 that Taiwan is ready, willing and able to work with the U.S. and other like-minded partners in promoting a free, open and prosperous Indo-Pacific. As the two sides mark the ...

Iran’s Oil Exports Hit 2019 Low in April

LONDON Iran's crude oil exports have dropped in April to their lowest daily level this year, tanker datashowed and industry sources said, suggesting buyers are curbing purchases before Washington clamps down f...

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President Tsai inspects front-line air force base in Penghu

President Tsai Ing-wen said April 17 during a visit to a front-line air force base in Taiwan's outlying Penghu County that the government and people are deeply grateful for the sacrifices of the nation's fighti...

Tsai reiterates Taiwan’s commitment to free, open Indo-Pacific

President Tsai Ing-wen said April 16 that Taiwan is ready, willing and able to work with the U.S. and other like-minded partners in promoting a free, open and prosperous Indo-Pacific. As the two sides mark the ...

Foreign Minister Wu lauds robust Taiwan-US ties in TRA40

The Taiwan Relations Act is an enduring statement of the core interests shared by Taiwan and the U.S., and one of the reasons for the country's emergence as a global bastion of freedom, democracy and human righ...

US Congresswoman Calls on Eritrea to Release American

The chair of a U.S. House Foreign Affairs subcommittee has called on the Eritrean government to release an American citizen who has been detained in the country for more than six years.Ciham Ali Abdu was born i...

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Most new job seekers treated inappropriately in interviews: poll

Taipei, More than 80 percent of new graduates revealed they were asked inappropriate questions while more than 20 percent said they were sexually harassed during one-on-one job interviews, according to a survey...

HTC flagship U12+ phone to have VR and blockchain technology

Taipei, Taiwan-based smartphone HTC Corp. is planning to incorporate virtual reality and blockchain technology into its latest flagship smartphone model, the HTC U12+.Darren Chen (???), head of HTC Taiwan, said...

DPP lawmaker thanks U.S. congressmen for support of Taiwan

Taipei, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator Yu Wan-ju (???), part of a delegation of Taiwanese lawmakers visiting the United States, thanked her U.S. counterparts for supporting Taiwan Friday."Many th...

Report: Asia-Pacific Factories Lead in Using Digital Technology

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM She may not be the warmest waitress, but she serves a nice, hot cup of Joe at a cafe on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City.Though this robotic barista is still getting help from her h...