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China-friendly Taiwan mayor beats Foxconn's Gou in opposition party's presidential primary

A China-friendly mayor in Taiwan on Monday won the opposition party's nomination for the 2020 presidential election beating Foxconn founder Terry Gou and posting a direct challenge to President Tsai Ing-wen who...

China-friendly Taiwan mayor beats Foxconn's Gou in opposition party's presidential primary

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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 ful...
08:45 2019-07-15

Kaohsiung mayor wins opposition party's nomination for Taiwan's 2020 presidential election The mayor of Taiwan's southern port city Han Kuo-yu on Monday won the opposition party's hotly contested nomination for the 2020 presidential electio...
05:15 2019-07-15

Taiwan’s Opposition Party Picks Populist Mayor Over Former Foxconn Chief for 2020 Presidential Race (TAIPEI, Taiwan) — Taiwan’s main opposition party picked a pro-China populist mayor Monday as its candidate for the 2020 presidential rac...
00:45 2019-07-16

The Latest: Philadelphia mayor fends off 2 in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic primary for Philadelphia mayor (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is poised ...
03:45 2019-05-22

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January. The post Taiwan Pres...
09:15 2019-06-13

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 ...
01:15 2019-07-09

Georgia won’t hold presidential primary on Super Tuesday ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia is shifting its presidential primary to late March, leaving the group of states that vote on Super Tuesday. The primary has be...
18:15 2019-06-19

Argentina opposition scores big primary win, hurting Macri's re-election bid Argentine voters soundly rejected President Mauricio Macri's austere economic policies in primary elections on Sunday, raising serious questions abou...
10:15 2019-08-12

Argentina opposition on way to defeating Macri in primary after major upset Argentine voters soundly rejected President Mauricio Macri's austere economic policies in primary elections on Sunday, casting serious doubt on his c...
10:15 2019-08-12

Populist Mayor Is Picked to Run Against Taiwan’s President Han Kuo-yu, the mayor of Kaohsiung, favors closer ties with China, offering voters a stark contrast to President Tsai Ing-wen, who is often sharply c...
16:45 2019-07-15

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 De...
07:45 2019-05-23

Factbox: By the numbers - Deciphering Argentina's presidential primary and election Argentines will vote on Sunday in the country's presidential primaries, ahead of the general election in October that is seen as a choice between the...
08:00 2019-08-08

The Latest on the second round of Democratic presidential primary debates in Detroit DETROIT (AP) – The Latest on the second round of Democratic presidential primary debates in Detroit (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Some Democrat...
18:00 2019-07-31

Argentines vote in presidential primary, troubled economy hangs in balance Argentina's opposition candidate was ahead in a presidential primary election against market-friendly incumbent Mauricio Macri on Sunday, two TV stat...
01:45 2019-08-12

DNC Doubles Polling, Fundraising Requirements for Second Round of Presidential Primary Debates (ATLANTA) — The Democratic National Committee is upping the ante for its second round of presidential primary debates, doubling the polling and...
20:30 2019-05-29

Opposition candidate Fernandez seen ahead of President Macri in Argentina primary: local TV Peronist candidate Alberto Fernandez was seen leading President Mauricio Macri as polls closed in Argentina's primary election on Sunday, according t...
01:45 2019-08-12

Taiwan party picks mayor over ex-Foxconn chief for 2020 run Taiwan’s main opposition party has picked a populist, pro-China mayor as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often ...
09:30 2019-07-15

Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run The opposition's candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win again after Turkey's elect...
14:30 2019-05-22

Taiwan’s iPhone Tycoon Walks a Fraught U.S.-China Line in Presidential Run Terry Gou, who on Friday stepped back from his electronics empire, must strike a balance between the Washington and Beijing as the trade war simmers....
11:15 2019-06-21

Candidate Seeks Closer China Ties, Shaking Up Taiwan’s Presidential Race Han Kuo-yu, the new star of the opposition Kuomintang, has galvanized older Taiwanese by pledging to roll back pension cuts and seeking closer ties t...
16:15 2019-06-06

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s quarter-century grip on the megalo...
22:45 2019-06-23

Uruguay ex-Mayor, senator likely winners in presidential primaries: exit polls Uruguayan primary elections look set to pit a former mayor against a senator in the presidential vote in October, according to early exit polls on Su...
06:45 2019-07-01

New York mayor demands apology from presidential rival Biden over civility remarks New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday called on his Democratic presidential rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, to apologize for remark...
19:45 2019-06-19

Arizona mayor asks Nike to build planned factory there despite governor's opposition after sneaker controversy Mayor Georgia Lord of Goodyear, Arizona, has urged Nike to stick to plans to open a factory in her town despite Republican Gov. Doug Ducey pulling fi...
19:45 2019-07-04

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, With the 2020 Presidential Election Nearing, Slams Trump As Threat to LGBTQ Rights Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the first black woman and openly gay person to lead the nation’s third-most-populous city, says Donald Trump is a major...
06:00 2019-06-19

Bank Holiday Beats headphone deal: get the Beats X for a super cheap price Things are heating up in deals town today, just in time for the Bank Holiday sales. We've just spotted these Beats X earphones at a massive disc...
16:15 2019-05-24

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...
17:15 2019-06-03

Primary Them All “We’re talking about human lives, and let’s just subject people to the laws, but we also have to recognize that everybody in America has rights,” a v...
21:30 2019-06-28

The Split-Screen Primary In the On Politics newsletter: Presidential candidates are perfecting the art of talking to the media about impeachment, and of talking to voters abo...
01:45 2019-05-31

Biden’s Campaign Approach: Run Like It’s a Primary of One Mr. Biden is betting that his widespread name recognition and early poll results free him to focus on President Trump — and brush off his 22 Democrat...
11:45 2019-06-17

Gov. Bevin Marks Republican Primary Win (LEX 18/AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican nom...
02:15 2019-05-22

Only one in 20 fathers take primary parental leave in Australia Mothers take 95% of the primary carers leave and the birth of a child has little impact on fathers’ employment, report saysMothers take 95% of the pr...
13:45 2019-05-28

The Latest: Kentucky Gov. Bevin wins GOP primary LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Kentucky’s primary election (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hu...
02:15 2019-05-22

How Abortion Became a Top Issue in the 2020 Democratic Primary Among the hundreds who gathered in front of the Supreme Court to protest for abortion rights on Tuesday were roughly a half-dozen candidates for the ...
08:30 2019-05-24

Governor Attends Town Hall On Day Of Primary (LEX 18) — Gov. Matt Bevin didn’t make any campaign stops Tuesday, instead going to a town hall in Woodford County. During the town hall,...
00:30 2019-05-22

Primary Election ballots being mailed Friday TUCSON – The Tucson City Clerk’s Office is mailing ballots to voters Friday for the vote-by-mail City of Tucson Primary Election. Election Day ...
22:15 2019-08-02

Joe Biden Is on Top of the Democratic Primary Field. How Does He Stay There? Before Joe Biden announced his presidential campaign, the former vice president privately worried about the fundamentals. Could he raise the money ne...
00:45 2019-06-06

Encarnación to join Yankees on Monday, become primary DH CHICAGO (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone plans to use AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación as his team’s primary designated hitter after the ...
20:45 2019-06-16

Tom Steyer Brings $100 Million to the Democratic Primary. That May Not Be Enough A billionaire activist and philanthropist, Tom Steyer brings several assets with him to the 2020 presidential race: Longtime Democratic connections, ...
04:00 2019-07-10

Former State Lawmaker To Challenge McConnell In GOP Primary Hey Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year̵...
13:45 2019-05-30

Mark Sanford says he’s considering primary challenge against Trump In an interview on CNN, the former congressman and South Carolina governor said he’s exploring a bid because of the lack of debate over federal spend...
08:15 2019-07-17

Kentucky Has a Primary Election Today. Here’s What to Watch. Gov. Matt Bevin, the Republican incumbent, is the most unpopular governor in the country. Democrats hope that will give them an opening in a red stat...
22:15 2019-05-21

DNC to require at least one female moderator at each primary debate The Democratic National Committee is implementing a new requirement that each of their 12 upcoming presidential debates feature at least one female m...
22:45 2019-05-31

20 Democratic candidates qualify for second primary debate The Democratic National Committee announced on Wednesday the 20 candidates who will take to the stage over two nights this month in the second round ...
06:45 2019-07-18

Biden's polling lead in first primary state all but evaporates Joe Biden remains on top in the state that holds the first presidential primary in the race for the White House, but a new poll is the second in two ...
00:45 2019-07-17

Democrats Grapple With a Sprawling Primary Field, and No One to Shape It The field of 24 candidates is too unwieldy, some Democrats say. But with big names like the Clintons and Obamas remaining silent, the party lacks any...
18:45 2019-07-04

The Trailer: An exclusive poll on how the debates changed the primary In this edition: The freshest polling about the first debates, the message House Republicans have been sending all year, and the first victims of the...
05:30 2019-07-03

All States have ‘primary responsibility’ to protect against hate attacks The UN’s top rights official has added her voice to condemnation of the weekend mass-shootings in the cities of El Paso and Dayton, insisting on Tues...
06:30 2019-08-07

De Blasio fails to register in new Democratic primary poll Mayor Bill de Blasio could be forced to turn out the lights on his long-shot presidential bid, according to a new survey released Tuesday. De Blasio ...
00:30 2019-08-07

Argentine Peso Dives After President Defeated in Primary Argentina markets were reeling on Monday after pro-business President Mauricio Macri suffered a resounding defeat in a primary election that appeared...
18:15 2019-08-12

Primary voters anxiously watch first debate night TUCSON — About two dozen Democrats gathered at a northwest side home Wednesday night to watch night one of the first Democratic Presidential De...
01:15 2019-06-28

Kentucky primary to offer verdict on Bevin’s job performance LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Voters in Kentucky are casting ballots in a primary that will deliver an initial verdict on the job performance of Gov. Matt B...
15:30 2019-05-21

Trump is 'primary cheerleader' for hate in America, says Dem senator Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) on Wednesday branded Donald Trump the “primary cheerleader” for hate in America, as the president faces widespread opprob...
01:00 2019-08-08

Bellinger, Yelich top vote-getters in All-Star 'Primary' Cody Bellinger of the Los Angeles Dodgers narrowly topped Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich for the most All-Star votes in the first roun...
04:45 2019-06-22

The Most Cursed Senate Primary of All Time Is a Real Possibility Folks, we are getting one step closer to the most awful U.S. Senate primary I could ever dream up becoming a reality: racist, homophobic, crypto-Nazi...
06:01 2019-06-20

Argentina Peso Strengthens for First Time Since Primary Election Argentina’s peso strengthened against the dollar, the first improvement for the currency since a left-wing presidential candidate performed better th...
20:45 2019-08-16

The Latest: Polls close in Virginia primary contests RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Virginia’s primary elections (all times local): 7 p.m. Polls have closed in Virginia’s highly charged ...
01:15 2019-06-12

Trump-backed Kentucky Gov. Bevin wins GOP primary President Trump-backed Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican ...
03:30 2019-05-22

Former SC Rep. Mark Sanford mulling primary challenge against Trump Former South Carolina congressman Mark Sanford is considering launching a bid for president just months after leaving office following President Trum...
18:15 2019-07-16

Poll: Biden has 2-1 lead in early primary states Former Vice President Joe Biden, who continues to maintain his wide lead in the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination race, holds an even bigger 2-...
13:45 2019-05-29

Gov. Ducey signs bill to move Primary Election date PHOENIX – Arizona voters will be heading to the polls a little earlier in 2020. Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill on Wednesday, May 22nd, that ...
08:15 2019-05-23

California Is Now an ‘Early Primary State.’ Democrats Are Grappling With How to Compete. After years of voting late in the presidential nominating process, most California Democrats can start casting ballots by mail in February as Iowans ...
17:30 2019-06-02

All States have ‘primary responsibility’ to protect against hate attacks: UN’s Bachelet The UN’s top rights official has added her voice to condemnation of the weekend mass-shootings in the cities of El Paso and Dayton, insisting on Tues...
20:00 2019-08-06

Progressive candidate concedes in New York City Democratic primary The Democratic primary race for Queens district attorney finally came to end an end on Tuesday with political newcomer Tiffany Cabán, a progressive b...
16:00 2019-08-07

Mark Sanford, Once Targeted by Trump, Weighs Primary Challenge Against Him Mr. Sanford, the former congressman and governor from South Carolina who infamously lied about hiking the Appalachian Trail, is considering taking on...
03:15 2019-07-17

Argentines head to polls for primary in first Macri, Fernandez showdown Argentines have their first chance on Sunday to head to the ballot boxes in a high-stakes presidential race in which they must choose between staying...
18:45 2019-08-11

What the 2020 Democrats Can Learn From One of the Most Crowded Primary Fields in History With Democratic primary debates having begun on Wednesday and continuing on Thursday, featuring 20 candidates, the party is facing its largest field ...
22:15 2019-06-27

Andrew Yang staffer to run primary challenge against Rep. Jerry Nadler WASHINGTON – House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler has attracted yet another primary challenger – this one politically aligned with 2020 ...
04:15 2019-08-21

‘You Don’t Have to Be in Des Moines.’ Democrats Expand Primary Map, Spurred by Social Media. With voters increasingly getting information online and from TV, candidates are traveling to a wide range of states, viewing them as sound stages for...
16:01 2019-06-01

Recount in New York City Democratic primary to begin Tuesday A recount will begin on Tuesday in the Democratic primary race for district attorney in the New York City borough of Queens, a contest that drew nati...
22:30 2019-07-05

Polls Close For Primary Election In Eastern Half Of Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Polls have closed in the eastern half of Kentucky in the primary election races for governor, attorney general, secretary of s...
00:30 2019-05-22

Marianne Williamson Preaches a Message of Love in the Democratic Primary When Andrea Martinez asked about medical marijuana, the question quickly turned from the political to the personal. At a town hall in a dimly lit chu...
21:30 2019-05-21

Vote-by-mail deadline for Tucson primary election is Wednesday TUCSON – The Tucson primary election is around the corner. That means it’s time to mail your voted ballots – the deadline is Wednesday. Mail-in ballo...
21:15 2019-08-21

Sanford points to Labor Day decision on primary challenge to Trump Mark Sanford says he should decide by around Labor Day if he’s going to mount what he admitted would be “a long-shot” GOP primary bid against Preside...
04:15 2019-08-15

AG Beshear Wins Tough Dem Primary Fight To Challenge Gov. Bevin (LEX 18) — Andy Beshear won a hard-fought primary election Tuesday to become the Democratic nominee for governor and face off against Gov. Matt...
03:45 2019-05-22

Second 2020 Democratic primary debate -- Night 2 live blog Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sens. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. and Cory Booker, D-N.J., are among the Democratic presidential candidates on stage ...
23:30 2019-07-31

Primary Teachers' Pay Demand "Beyond West Bengal's Capacity": Minister West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee Saturday said the government cannot raise the pay scale of agitating primary school teachers to the ...
23:30 2019-07-20

Argentine peso plunges again in wake of Macri primary upset Argentina's peso dropped again on Tuesday as market turmoil spilled into a second day following opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez's landslide vi...
16:15 2019-08-13

Polish police: masked teenager injures 2 in primary school WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish police say a girl and a woman have been hurt when a masked man entered a primary school in central Poland and threw fire...
13:01 2019-05-27

Argentinian peso plunges as centre-left win election primary Investors spooked by prospect of populist left-leaning administration in Buenos AiresArgentina’s currency plunged on Monday after the country’s centr...
04:15 2019-08-13

WATCH: Night 2 of 2020 Democratic primary debate begins at 6 p.m.  For the latest NBC News coverage, visit nbcnews.com....
07:15 2019-06-28

Argentina’s Macri Trounced in Primary by Voters Angry Over Economy The results of Sunday’s primary elections vindicated Argentina’s leftist former leader, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, who is running on a different...
00:15 2019-08-13

Coming Soon to a Democratic Primary: Candidates Backed By Charles Koch The political arm of Charles Koch’s ambitious network is preparing to start playing in Democratic primaries for the Senate, House and local rol...
14:30 2019-06-07

No ‘joyful warriors’: Democrats fret over negative tone of primary fight Democratic Party leaders hoped a big field would showcase their party’s strength and diversity. Instead, some fear the primary is turning into a free...
04:15 2019-08-04

The Fox News Primary? How Trump’s Favorite Network Became a Democratic Power Player A Sunday town hall with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was another sign of Fox News’s ability to influence the Democratic primary, despite a ban by party...
02:45 2019-06-03

Sanders must defeat Warren in New Hampshire primary to continue 2020 bid, Stirewalt says Sen. Bernie Sanders must finish ahead of Sen. Elizabeth Warren in New Hampshire's 2020 primary to continue his Democratic presidential bid, according...
02:45 2019-06-01

DNC ups thresholds for upcoming primary debates, making it harder for candidates to qualify The Democratic National Committee’s making it more difficult for the presidential candidates to qualify for the third and fourth round of primary deb...
18:00 2019-05-29

Mississippi Primary Election for Governor: Voters Go to Polls in Tight Race Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves is hoping to avoid a runoff on Tuesday and focus on what could be a tough general-election fight in November against a Democrat....
07:00 2019-08-07

Sanford, mulling GOP primary bid in 2020, confesses: ‘I don’t think anybody’s going to beat Donald Trump’ Ask Mark Sanford if any Republican can knock off President Trump in the Republican primaries and he’ll give you an honest answer: "I don’t think anyb...
23:15 2019-07-22

Celebrities react to the second night of Democratic primary debates for the 2020 election The second night of debates for Democratic hopefuls in the 2020 presidential election took the stage in Miami, Florida on Thursday and Hollywood cele...
17:45 2019-06-28

Lisa Boothe: Beto O'Rourke 'facing big obstacles' in 2020 Dem primary Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio face "big obstacles" as they seek to clinch the 2020 Democratic presidential no...
06:15 2019-06-11

Macri vows to win second term after Argentine peso crashes on primary results Argentine President Mauricio Macri vowed on Monday to win a second term despite a surprisingly strong performance by the opposition in the primary el...
06:15 2019-08-13

Trump mulls backing Justin Amash primary challenger: report President Trump has reportedly discussed the possibility of backing a primary challenger to Republican Rep. Justin Amash who came out in favor of imp...
12:15 2019-06-13

Macri's vows to win second term after Argentine peso crashes on primary results Argentine President Mauricio Macri vowed on Monday to win a second term despite a surprisingly strong performance by the opposition in the primary el...
23:45 2019-08-12

Argentina: Voters reject Mauricio Macri's austerity in primary vote An election that was a litmus test for the October presidential election has dealt a blow to President Mauricio Macri. Argentines sent a resounding m...
21:45 2019-08-12

Virginia Democrat who was accused of having sex with teen secretary wins in state primary A Virginia Democrat, who was accused in 2014 of having sex with his teenage secretary he later married, won the Democratic primary on Tuesday for the...
12:15 2019-06-12

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she'd be 'hard pressed' to back Biden in primary Bernie Sanders appears to be the favorite to secure Ocasio-Cortez’s prized endorsement in the Democratic presidential primaryAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez...
03:15 2019-05-22

Rachel Maddow, Lester Holt among moderators for first Democratic primary debate NBC News announced on Tuesday that “Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt and MSNBC host Rachel Maddow will be among the moderators for the fi...
17:45 2019-06-11

Argentina's Macri vows to reverse primary election result, win second term Argentine President Mauricio Macri said on Monday his coalition will "reverse the bad primary election result of yesterday" and vowed to win re-elect...
23:45 2019-08-12

Renee Unterman, Primary Backer of Georgia Abortion Bill, Announces Bid for Congress (ATLANTA) — When Gov. Brian Kemp signed Georgia’s “heartbeat” abortion ban into law on May 7, one of the most high-profile wo...
14:30 2019-06-07

Japan finance ministry says to halt Citi's JGB primary dealing licence for 1 month Japanese Ministry of Finance will suspend Citigroup's primary dealing licence for Japanese government bonds (JGB) for one month starting on June 13, ...
11:00 2019-06-11

Group of top CEOs says maximizing shareholder profits no longer can be the primary goal of corporations The new statement, released Monday by the Business Roundtable -- whose members are CEOs of America’s largest companies -- suggests balancing the need...
14:45 2019-08-19

MSNBC is both a news channel and face of the Resistance. How will that impact the Democratic primary debate? “This is a channel that’s just figuring out how to exist as a news organization that is also a potential arbiter of a presidential race,” said one se...
03:30 2019-06-23

Melinda Katz stunningly takes lead over Tiffany Cabán in primary for Queens DA Queens Borough President Melinda Katz is now leading lefty insurgent Tiffany Cabán in the Democratic primary for Queens district attorney — a stunnin...
05:45 2019-07-04

Protesters repeatedly interrupt Dem primary debate, shout down Biden, Booker, de Blasio Protesters repeatedly interrupted the Democrats' presidential primary debate Wednesday night in Detroit -- and at one point, demonstrators shouted do...
06:30 2019-08-01

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...
22:01 2019-07-22

2020 Democrats discuss race in often stark terms during night one of the primary debate in Detroit Lucas Jackson/Reuters The 2020 Democratic candidates discussed race in strong and often stark terms at Tuesday's debate, reflecting the central role...
13:45 2019-08-01

Group that helped Ocasio-Cortez backs school principal's primary challenge to top House Dem A middle school principal in New York who's launching a bid to unseat a powerful House Democrat is finding help from the same group that helped Rep. ...
07:30 2019-06-20

Corey Lewandowski: Joe Biden won't make it past South Carolina primary, predicts 'socialist' will win Dem nod Former Vice President Joe Biden will not last long in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, according to ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandow...
00:15 2019-07-11

Trump's reckless budget deal with Pelosi provides opening for Mark Sanford primary challenge In joining forces with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on a budget deal that would raise the debt ceiling and boost spending by $340 billion above hard-fo...
08:30 2019-07-24

Democratic primary voters believe polling should hold more weight than fundraising in determining which candidates should be in DNC debates Reuters/Mike Segar The first two rounds of Democratic primary debates have come and gone, and the Democratic primary field will likely narrow down o...
06:15 2019-08-06

Biden, Harris clash on health care in opening moments of Democratic primary debate Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., clashed in the opening moments of Wednesday night’s Democratic primary debate on th...
03:30 2019-08-01

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...
14:15 2019-07-12

Taiwan allows gay couples to register marriages Taiwan officially allowed same-sex couples to register their marriages on Friday after the parliament passed new laws a week ago. (May 24)  ...
15:45 2019-05-24

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...
05:15 2019-08-02

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 ...
09:30 2019-05-28

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...
21:30 2019-05-27

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...
10:45 2019-05-24

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,...
06:30 2019-05-24

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...
11:15 2019-05-24

NYC District Attorney Candidate Backed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Claims Democratic Primary Victory In what will be a major upset to the Democratic Party machine and old-guard Democrats if it holds, a progressive and openly queer Latina attorney app...
00:45 2019-06-28

Best London commuter areas for schools: four spots with outstanding primary and secondary education within 45 minutes of the capital Due to the exodus of young families from London out to the home counties in search of space and value for money, the South-East now faces an acute pu...
20:15 2019-05-29

Murphy wins North Carolina GOP congressional primary runoff in boost for House Freedom Caucus A state legislator aided by hardline conservatives on Capitol Hill won the Republican nomination Tuesday for the North Carolina congressional distric...
06:30 2019-07-10

Progressive outsider Tiffany Cabán concedes in Democratic primary race for Queens district attorney Tiffany Cabán has conceded the race for the Democratic nomination to be the next district attorney of Queens County, New York, after the race was too...
22:30 2019-08-07

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 ...
23:15 2019-05-31

Hundreds marry as Taiwan becomes first in Asia to allow same-sex unions 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....
19:00 2019-05-24

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...
09:45 2019-05-24

China says seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday it is seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self-ruled Taiwan, after a source told Reuters that Wash...
10:15 2019-06-06

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...
19:30 2019-07-09

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...
16:30 2019-05-24

Intel will tease 10-nm Ice Lake processor in Taiwan Intel 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...
05:45 2019-05-27

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...
12:30 2019-05-24

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...
23:15 2019-05-23

Taiwan leader Tsai gets party nod to run for re-election TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has won a ruling party primary, setting up a likely run for re-election in January. The D...
09:15 2019-06-13

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...
22:30 2019-07-18

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...
23:15 2019-06-13

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 ...
19:00 2019-07-23

Trump Administration Prepares Sale of F-16s to Taiwan The Trump administration has decided to sell billions of dollars’ worth of F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan, according to people familiar with the matter...
19:15 2019-08-17

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...
17:45 2019-06-05

'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...
15:30 2019-07-22

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...
23:15 2019-08-21

| 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....
23:00 2019-05-24

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.     ...
20:15 2019-05-21

Taiwan’s military trains for a Chinese invasion on the beach FANGSHAN, Taiwan — Taiwanese tanks and soldiers fired at simulated Chinese forces and assault helicopters launched missiles in an anti-invasion drill...
12:15 2019-05-30

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...
03:45 2019-05-30

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...
12:15 2019-05-30

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...
11:00 2019-07-15

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...
10:15 2019-07-24

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...
12:15 2019-07-24

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...
10:15 2019-05-29

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...
23:01 2019-07-31

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 many years, is certain to anger China and could complicate the tr...
20:15 2019-08-16

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 ...
12:15 2019-07-09

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...
00:15 2019-08-01

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...
06:45 2019-06-06

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressu...
08:15 2019-05-24

China says no cooperation with U.S. companies that sell arms to Taiwan China's government and companies will not do business with U.S. companies that are involved in arms sales to Taiwan, a Chinese foreign ministry spoke...
09:45 2019-07-15

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...
02:30 2019-06-18

China warns of war in case of move toward Taiwan independence China's defense ministry warned on Wednesday that it was ready for war if there was a move toward Taiwan's independence, accusing the United States o...
09:30 2019-07-24

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 ...
16:15 2019-05-21

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...
11:30 2019-08-09

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...
10:00 2019-06-01

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...
17:15 2019-07-12

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...
18:45 2019-05-24

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?...
11:30 2019-06-28

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...
14:00 2019-08-08

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...
06:45 2019-06-02

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...
23:30 2019-07-11

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...
08:30 2019-06-21

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...
03:15 2019-06-09

U.S. Navy sends two ships through strategic Taiwan Strait The U.S. military said it sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, its latest transit through the sensitive waterway and a move li...
08:45 2019-05-23

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...
05:30 2019-05-23

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...
17:00 2019-08-08

China refuses to rule out force over Taiwan 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...
14:30 2019-06-02

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...
03:15 2019-08-21

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...
08:00 2019-08-08

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...
01:00 2019-07-12

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...
01:30 2019-08-08

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 ...
16:30 2019-05-24

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...
07:45 2019-07-11

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...
07:30 2019-06-24

Democratic primary voters overwhelmingly prefer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal to Joe Biden's climate plan Cliff Owen/AP Images Democratic primary voters prefer more ambitious plans to fight climate change over former Vice President Joe Biden's less aggre...
01:45 2019-06-22

Trump's tank sale to Taiwan is a boon for Ohio manufacturing The Trump administration's proposed sale of 108 M1A2T Abrams tanks to Taiwan not only serves a national security purpose — it is also a major boost t...
18:45 2019-07-12

US to sell tanks, missiles to Taiwan amid tensions with Beijing The US State Department approved a sale of $2.2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, including over 100 tanks, despite protests from Beijing. The move still...
13:45 2019-07-09

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...
04:30 2019-07-09

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...
01:30 2019-07-09

China vows military action if Taiwan, sea claims opposed China's defense minister is warning its military will "resolutely take action" to defend Beijing's claims over self-ruled Taiwan and disputed South C...
06:15 2019-06-02

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...
10:45 2019-07-14

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...
07:45 2019-06-02

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...
00:45 2019-08-22

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 ...
03:30 2019-08-08

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...
08:45 2019-07-13

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...
22:30 2019-06-04

Taiwan president leaves for U.S., warns of threat from 'overseas forces' Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen left for the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning democracy must be defended and the i...
07:30 2019-07-11

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...
05:45 2019-06-04

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...
09:15 2019-07-17

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...
00:15 2019-06-02

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...
13:30 2019-07-19

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...
16:15 2019-07-19

US State Department approves possible $8 billion fighter jet sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tue...
08:15 2019-08-21

China Threatens Sanctions Over Planned U.S. Sale of Jets to Taiwan China said it would sanction any U.S. firm involved in a planned $8 billion sale of F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan, in retaliation against what it desc...
18:45 2019-08-21

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...
08:01 2019-07-20

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...
21:15 2019-07-09

Taiwan's CPC says tanker carrying naphtha attacked in Middle East An oil tanker chartered by Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp to carry fuel from the Middle East was attacked earlier on Thursday, a senior company ...
10:30 2019-06-13

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...
12:45 2019-08-18

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...
10:15 2019-07-12

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...
05:15 2019-07-09

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...
09:30 2019-07-24

Taiwan lands aircraft on highway as part of military drills Taiwan’s air force demonstrated its tactical training on Tuesday, landing four war planes, assault helicopters and cardinal drone on a normally busy ...
06:15 2019-05-28

U.S. official urges Pacific Island nations to keep ties with Taiwan Pacific Island countries that have diplomatic ties with Taiwan should maintain them in the face of "heavy handed" attempts by China to reduce Taiwan'...
12:15 2019-05-24

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...
20:45 2019-08-16

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...
14:30 2019-07-05

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...
19:15 2019-07-31

Taiwan's China Airlines signs MOU for 11 Airbus A321neo jets Airbus announced an aircraft deal with Taiwan's China Airlines on Wednesday, snatching the renewal of the carrier's single-aisle fleet from U.S. riva...
12:30 2019-06-19

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...
00:45 2019-08-17

'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...
10:45 2019-05-24

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...
00:15 2019-08-01

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...
12:15 2019-06-06

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...
15:00 2019-06-18

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...
21:30 2019-06-06

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 ...
17:30 2019-07-24

Gogoro brings its on-demand electric scooter rentals to Taiwan Gogoro is expanding its on-demand scooter rental service. In August, the two-wheeled, electric Smartscooters will be available as part of a rideshari...
01:15 2019-07-06

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...
11:15 2019-08-17

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...
20:15 2019-05-21

US warship crosses through Taiwan Strait after China says U.S. using 'power politics' The U.S. Navy said Wednesday it sailed a warship through the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and mainland China one day after Beijing said the United St...
10:45 2019-07-25

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 ...
06:45 2019-07-01

Taiwan navy holds drill amid China tensions HUALIEN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s navy has held a major live-firing exercise off the island’s east coast in an area increasingly threatened...
12:45 2019-05-22

Taiwan urges China to renounce the 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 ...
10:15 2019-07-24

For China's LGBT people, Taiwan's rainbow victory is a moment of joy and pain When Chinese gay rights activist Peng Yanhui heard that Taiwan had approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on May 17 as he boarded a flight, he ...
03:30 2019-05-23

In Taiwan, Hong Kong immigrants despair over future back home Kitty Wong and Adolf Lim are tightening the screws on their future in Taiwan as they make the final touches to a hostel in the southern city of Taina...
06:15 2019-06-30

Trump defies China: $8 billion F-16 fighter jet deal for Taiwan approved The Trump administration has formally approved a major $8 billion arms sale to Taiwan involving 66 new F-16C/D fighter jets, the State Department ann...
08:15 2019-08-21

Hong Kong protests fortify Taiwan, and the West, against China's expansion Mass protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping’s attempt to encroach on Hong Kong’s judicial system have fortified neighboring Taiwan and other U...
20:30 2019-06-27

Taiwan on 'high alert' after finding invasive armyworm in corn crop Taiwan is on "high alert" for further damage by the fall armyworm, said Premier Su Tseng-chang on Tuesday, after the island reported its first sighti...
11:00 2019-06-11

UPDATE 2-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...
07:15 2019-07-13

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait and calls for sanctions against US companies China held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as...
21:00 2019-07-15

Magnitude 6.0 Quake Rattles Taiwan Shaking Buildings, Cutting Power A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Taiwan's northeastern coast on Thursday, the island's weather bureau said, shaking buildings and cutting power ...
19:00 2019-08-08

China vows to impose sanctions on US firms supplying Taiwan military US approved sale of tanks and missiles to Taiwan this weekBeijing calls sales ‘a serious violation of international law’China has said it will impose...
20:30 2019-07-12

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait, calls for sanctions against US companies The Chinese government held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island th...
17:15 2019-07-15

Hundreds of same-sex couples exchange vows as Taiwan recognizes same-sex marriage for the first time 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....
22:30 2019-05-24

Foxconn announces leadership overhaul as chairman seeks Taiwan presidency Apple supplier Foxconn on Tuesday announced a plan to overhaul its leadership structure in a move to allow more senior executives involved in the run...
08:30 2019-06-11

China blocks movies, stars from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards China's film regulator on Wednesday said it was blocking the mainland movie industry from participating in Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards without a giv...
07:30 2019-08-07

The Trump Administration Just Backed the Sale of F-16 Fighters to Taiwan. China Won’t Be Happy (Bloomberg) –– The Trump administration has informally told Congress that it supports a potential sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, a ...
06:15 2019-08-17

UPDATE 1-Taiwan's China Airlines signs MOU for 11 Airbus A321neo jets Airbus unveiled an aircraft deal with Taiwan's China Airlines on Wednesday, snatching the carrier's medium-haul fleet renewal from Boeing a day after...
12:30 2019-06-19

China Steps Up Pressure On Taiwan, Halts Individual Travel Permits China stepped up pressure on Taiwan on Wednesday as it announced the suspension of individual travel permits to the self-ruled democratic island "due...
20:45 2019-07-31

How US-built Abrams tanks could help Taiwan stop a Chinese ground attack The Trump administration’s plan to sell tanks, missiles and ground-launched air defenses to Taiwan embodies what might be called a strategic paradigm...
18:45 2019-06-18

Taiwan calls China tourism ban a "mistake" amid rising tension Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday called Beijing's ban on individual tourists to the island a "major strategic mistake" amid heightened tensi...
09:45 2019-08-01

US approves potential sale of $2.2bn in arms to Taiwan, stoking China's anger Beijing opposes the possible sale saying the US should understand the ‘damaging nature of their decision’The US State Department has approved the pot...
09:00 2019-07-09

U.S. Readies $2 Billion Taiwan Arms Package Drawing 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...
11:30 2019-06-06

Trump admin gives green light for major arms sale to Taiwan The Trump administration has informally greenlit a potential major arms sale to Taiwan involving dozens of new F-16 fighter jets, according to admini...
22:15 2019-08-16

China Demands US Cancel Potential $2.2 Billion Arms Sale To Taiwan China demanded Tuesday that the United States "immediately cancel" a potential sale of $2.2 billion in arms to self-ruled Taiwan, including battle ta...
21:45 2019-07-09

| Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have held their first meeting in four decades this month, with the aim of deepen...
22:45 2019-05-27

Taiwan's China Airlines plans to upgrade fleet with Boeing 777 freighters Taiwan's China Airlines Ltd has provisionally ordered up to six Boeing Co 777 freighters, the companies said on Wednesday, as the carrier attempts to...
12:30 2019-06-19

US is preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan in a challenge to China amid trade war The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiatio...
23:15 2019-06-05

UPDATE 2-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...
04:30 2019-07-09

Mayor Pete Is Really Screwing Up In His Day Job The rise of South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has been one of the bigger surprises of the still-nascent Democratic primary. But running as a mayor...
21:45 2019-06-20

Beijing Bans Chinese Movies and Actors From Prominent Taiwan Film Awards (BEIJING) — China said Wednesday it was banning Chinese movies and actors from participating in Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards, one of the ...
12:30 2019-08-07

After Taiwan buys arms, China holds military drills on southeast coast China's military recently carried out air and naval drills along its southeast coast, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday, following the latest arms ...
10:45 2019-07-14

Foxconn picks chip-unit head for chairman, as Gou seeks Taiwan presidency Apple Inc supplier Foxconn chose chip-unit boss Liu Young-way as chairman on Friday to succeed Terry Gou, who is preparing to contest Taiwan's presid...
15:00 2019-06-21

China to stop issuing visas for mainlanders to travel to Taiwan, as tensions mount Tensions between Beijing and Taipei have been mounting from their usual simmer to more of a boil ahead of presidential elections in Taiwan next year....
17:45 2019-07-31

Taiwan orders markets, schools closed on Friday as super typhoon approaches Authorities in Taiwan have ordered markets, businesses and schools to close on Friday as a super typhoon approaches the island, forcing flight cancel...
19:00 2019-08-08

Taiwan president wins ruling party's nomination for 2020 election: media Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday won the ruling party's hotly contested nomination for the 2020 presidential election, domestic media said, ...
07:30 2019-06-13

China to halt individual tourism permits for Taiwan amid rising tension China will stop issuing individual travel permits for Taiwan to people in 47 mainland cities from Aug 1, its culture and tourism ministry said on Wed...
03:30 2019-08-01

US imposes duties on steel from Vietnam originally produced in South Korea, Taiwan The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it would impose duties of up to 456% on certain steel produced in South Korea or Taiwan that are then sh...
07:15 2019-07-03

Fashion firms apologise for implying Taiwan and Hong Kong separate from China Coach and Givenchy among brands criticised on Chinese social media as Hong Kong protests fan nationalism A number of global brands have apologised to...
04:15 2019-08-13

China lashes out at Taiwan for offering asylum to Hong Kong democracy protesters Taiwan lacks a formal legal mechanism for assessing and granting asylum requests, although it has granted residency to several vocal opponents of the...
18:15 2019-08-19

A small, but growing group of Hong Kong people find a new life in Taiwan Kitty Wong and Adolf Yim, both from Hong Kong, are finalizing work on a hostel in the southern city of Tainan that they hope will open its doors to h...
11:45 2019-06-30

China rages against Bolton meeting as anti-invasion drills begin in Taiwan The Chinese government has slammed Washington for engaging with Taipei and ordered the Trump administration to cease diplomatic engagements with the ...
12:30 2019-05-28

Canadian navy ships sailed through Taiwan strait amid tension with China China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that Canadian navy ships sailed through the Strait of Taiwan, which separates self-ruled Taiwan from China,...
23:30 2019-06-27

China suspends mainland movies, stars from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards China's film regulator on Wednesday said it was suspending mainland Chinese movies and their personnel from participating in Taiwan's annual Golden H...
05:00 2019-08-07

Exclusive: U.S. pursues sale of over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, sources say, angering China The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said,...
10:15 2019-06-06

Mayor says no threat to NYC after chopper crash NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' that the Manhattan helicopter crash it was an act of terror.    &#...
02:15 2019-06-11

Mayor says no threat to NYC, after chopper crash NYPD said the helicopter that struck a New York City skyscraper took off from a Manhattan helipad and was in the air for about 11 minutes before it c...
12:30 2019-06-11

Amsterdam's mayor wants new brothel rules Amsterdam's first female mayor, Femke Halsema, is calling for a major overhaul to the citys red light district, with proposals including drawing curt...
19:00 2019-07-04

Will Germany's Hollywood elect far-right AfD mayor? The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, but once grand city of Görlitz is seen as a bellwether fo...
00:00 2019-06-17

Dane becomes Germany's first foreign mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen has become the first foreigner to rule a German city after being elected as Lord Mayor of Rostock. The Danish national presented hi...
00:00 2019-06-17

Christine Quinn considering another run for mayor, insiders say Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn is eyeing another run for mayor in 2021, The Post has learned. Quinn, 52, who currently heads homeless shelte...
23:01 2019-06-02

Walsh says he is 'strongly, strongly considering' challenging Trump in Republican primary Former Illinois GOP Rep. Joe Walsh, who has been publicly mulling a 2020 primary challenge to President Donald Trump, said Thursday he is "strongly, ...
18:15 2019-08-22

UPDATE 1-U.S. slaps duties on steel from Vietnam originally produced in South Korea, Taiwan The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it would impose duties of up to 456% on certain steel produced in South Korea or Taiwan that are then sh...
00:45 2019-07-03

Exclusive: Foxconn plans management overhaul as Chairman Gou seeks Taiwan presidency - source Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure to get more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations...
16:15 2019-06-06

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan in a move that will likely anger China Getty Images The US State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an es...
16:15 2019-07-09

Apple supplier Foxconn said to plan management overhaul as its chairman seeks Taiwan presidency Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure to get more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations...
07:30 2019-06-07

Beijing bans solo travel to Taiwan amid rising cross-strait tensions The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-st...
11:15 2019-08-01

Ducky’s new limited-edition mechanical keyboard pays tribute to Taiwan’s Paiwan community Ducky, known for its popular mechanical keyboards, is based in Taiwan and today at Computex it showed off its tribute to the country’s culture: the l...
17:45 2019-05-29

Mogadishu mayor dies after al-Shabab attack Mogadishu mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman has died in a Qatari clinic, a week after al-Shahab extremists targeted his office. The former London councilor...
00:15 2019-08-02

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, wa...
09:45 2019-06-05

Istanbul mayor's race: Taking on the establishment Ekrem Imamoglu rocked Turkish politics with his shock mayoral victory in Istanbul in March. But after the first vote was annulled over apparent irreg...
18:15 2019-06-22

San Francisco mayor signs ban on e-cigarette sales San Francisco Mayor London Breed has signed an ordinance that effectively bans e-cigarette sales within the city -- the first of its kind in the Unit...
02:00 2019-07-02

Virginia Beach Mayor: Focus is on the victims The gunman who killed 12 people in a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified by police on Saturday as a 15-year city employee who had served...
19:45 2019-06-01

Can Chicago's new mayor stop the bloodshed from gun violence? Some are hopeful that Lori Lightfoot can succeed where her immediate predecessors did not – but others are concerned she has reverted to failed ‘get ...
16:00 2019-08-01

Mayor: New Orleans can't pump its way out of storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city's water pumps are "working at optimal capacity" as Tropical Storm Barry moves toward the state's Gul...
22:15 2019-07-11

Don Fraser, ex-congressman and Minneapolis mayor, dies at 95 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Don Fraser, a former congressman from Minnesota and Minneapolis’ longest-serving mayor, has died. He was 95. Son Tom Fraser ...
16:30 2019-06-03

Barcelona's acting mayor set to win re-election, keep out separatists Barcelona's acting far-leftist mayor Ada Colau may win a second term in office on Saturday with the support of the Socialists and representatives bac...
04:45 2019-06-15

The Latest: Mayor says 2 dead after likely Oklahoma tornado EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on a likely tornado that touched down in El Reno, Oklahoma (all times local): 7:10 a.m. Officials say two people hav...
16:30 2019-05-26

Arizona Mayor to Nike: We Still Want You, Even If Governor Doesn't The mayor of Goodyear, Ariz., said local officials still wanted Nike Inc. to open a factory in the city after the governor of the state pulled his su...
23:30 2019-07-03

NYC mayor: Trump’s openness to foreign help ‘treasonous’ NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio says President Donald Trump’s stated willingness to ac...
15:45 2019-06-14

Mayor's knitting shows men still dominate debate While demonstrations and suffragette memorials may be typical outlets for politicians to rise up against the patriarchy, one Canadian official has ta...
14:31 2019-05-21

Phoenix mayor apologizes to family who was detained The mayor of Phoenix apologized to a family who said that police drew guns on them after an alleged shoplifting incident at a Dollar Store last month...
13:45 2019-06-17

Mogadishu mayor dies after suicide bombing Abdirahman Omar Osman, the mayor of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, succumbed to wounds sustained in a suicide bombing in the city, the government said ...
20:30 2019-08-05

London's knife victims are sewing themselves up, mayor says Young victims of violent crime in London are using DIY methods including hair-weaving needles and superglue to stitch themselves up in a bid to avoid...
23:30 2019-07-05

Mayor Gives Out Viagra to Citizens: Start Having Sex or The School Gets It A small village in France, about 50 miles southeast of Paris is facing a population decline that has put the future of the town’s schoolhouse at ris...
21:15 2019-05-24

Turkey orders revote for Istanbul mayor Turkey's election board has ruled in favor of a rerun of the election for Istanbul mayor, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency, weeks after...
15:00 2019-05-21

Why mayor blocked plans for 'Tulip' skyscraper London's mayor Sadiq Khan has blocked plans for a controversial tower known as the Tulip, saying the structure would be of "limited" public benefit a...
14:30 2019-07-20

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. President Trump opened a four-day swing through Britain and France, arriving in London on Monday where he courted controversy by criticizing the city...
15:45 2019-06-03

CITADEL SECURITIES SELECTED AS DESIGNATED PRIMARY MARKET MAKER FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE (CFE) WEEKLY OPTIONS ON VIX FUTURES Chicago, IL, September 23, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) today announced that when Weekly options on VIX futures (ticker symbol - VOW) are i...
09:00 2019-05-22

Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘one country, two systems’ framework doesn’t work TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘one country, two systems’ framework doesn’t work. The post Ta...
12:45 2019-06-13

LA mayor urges Trump to work with him on homeless crisis LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants President Donald Trump to visit the city and work with him on the homeless crisis. The Democ...
06:00 2019-07-03

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ...
18:15 2019-07-05

Trump to visit to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday: mayor U.S. President Donald Trump is planning to pay a visit to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday, four days after a mass shooting that is being investigated by...
14:45 2019-08-06

Dane becomes 1st foreign mayor of a large German city BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman has been elected mayor of Rostock, becoming the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. Official...
12:15 2019-06-17

Report: Former Tehran mayor confesses to shooting wife Iran’s state news agency is reporting that police have arrested a former vice president and mayor Tehran after he confessed to shooting one of his tw...
21:15 2019-05-28

Movie stars urge 'Görliwood' to snub far-right mayor The eastern German town of Görlitz has provided the location for a number of Hollywood blockbusters. Now, several film stars have written to resident...
21:00 2019-06-07

Tina Fey Returns to NBC With A Show About Ted Danson as Mayor of Los Angeles The Good Place may be ending, but NBC is doing its best to make up for it. The network just gave a series order to a currently untitled series crea...
10:45 2019-07-19

Amazon wasn't scared off by AOC, says New York City mayor Amazon was not scared off by New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in its quest to open a second headquarters in the Big Apple, according...
18:30 2019-07-24

Zdeněk Hřib: the Czech mayor who defied China By refusing to expel a Taiwanese diplomat, the Prague mayor has joined the ranks of local politicians confronting contentious national policiesZdeněk...
09:45 2019-07-03

US Mayor Apologizes After Violent Arrest Videos Emerge The mayor of Phoenix apologized on Sunday after videos emerged showing police in the southwestern US city violently arresting a family with young chi...
06:30 2019-06-17

Mayor of Mogadishu dies as result of al-Shabaab attack Abdirahman Omar Osman was naturalised Briton who had been London Labour councillorThe mayor of Mogadishu has died after being badly wounded in an al-...
19:15 2019-08-01

"As A Mother Myself...": US Mayor Apologises Over Violent Arrest Video The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at th...
11:00 2019-06-17

The Latest: Denver polls close in mayor’s race DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Denver’s runoff mayoral election (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Polls have closed in a Denver mayoral runoff election...
04:30 2019-06-05

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday dead...
10:30 2019-05-31

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
01:45 2019-06-06

‘It is possible:’ Victoria mayor says fossil-free future not optional Victoria's mayor says cities need to move to a fossil-free future, while protecting jobs. Lisa Helps says her city has a plan to get off fossil fuels...
22:15 2019-06-19

Philadelphia mayor raises eyebrows with Trump comment Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, echoing President Trump’s weekend tweets aimed at four Democratic congresswomen, said Tuesday that the president would...
08:30 2019-07-17

Mayor caught whispering profanities during call to audience Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild TUCSON – Mayor Jonathan Rothschild was recorded whispering profanities twice during the council meeting’s call to th...
04:00 2019-06-21

Jimmy Kimmel says he’s running for mayor of Dildo, Newfoundland After making the existence of the small Canadian fishing village, Dildo, N.L. a viral trend last week, Jimmy Kimmel conducted an interview with some ...
01:00 2019-08-09

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Leipzig's progressive mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election p...
21:15 2019-06-06

Homeless crisis spurs recall effort against LA mayor LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti didn’t create the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, but he owns it. The two-term Democrat who not long ago...
08:15 2019-06-20

London mayor blocks plans for 'Tulip' skyscraper London's mayor has blocked plans to build a glass viewing platform 1,000 feet (300 m) above Britain's capital on a slender tower shaped like a tulip,...
14:15 2019-07-16

Italy's first transgender mayor says 'kindness revolution' can defeat far right Gianmarco Negri was elected in small town of Tromello, beating far-right League candidateItaly’s first transgender mayor has said the “arrogant and o...
08:45 2019-06-03

Germany's oldest mayor retires after 56 years in office The end of an era is nigh as a 94-year-old mayor prepares to hand over to his successor. Josef Rüddel has presided over the German village of Windhag...
23:15 2019-05-21

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’ tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massive...
06:45 2019-06-19

Ex-Kolkata Mayor, Who Joined BJP, Seeks Police Protection Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee, who recently joined the BJP, wrote to Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma on Sunday requesting him to depl...
17:15 2019-08-18

Istanbul's ousted mayor says billions wasted under Erdogan's AKP President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party spent 80 million lira ($13 million) in three years on an Istanbul city website, the ousted opposition mayor said ...
20:45 2019-05-22

London’s Mayor Says It’s ‘Un-British to Roll Out the Red Carpet’ for Trump Donald Trump heads to London on Monday for an official three-day visit, but the city’s mayor is making it known that the U.S. president isn’t wanted ...
01:15 2019-06-03

Istanbul's new mayor says 'no individual or power' can threaten democracy Ekrem Imamoglu, the winner of Istanbul's mayoral election re-run, has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to re...
00:30 2019-06-28

Chicago mayor says police won’t assist ICE in migrant sweep CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city’s police department will not participate in an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforceme...
04:15 2019-06-22

Protesters vent anger at NY mayor, U.S. DOJ after chokehold decision Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest the U.S. Department of Justice's decision not to bring charges against...
09:15 2019-07-18

Billionaires Love Mayor Pete and Hate Bernie In case you were wondering how many uber-wealthy friends your presidential candidate of choice has, Forbes has a report out detailing donations to De...
21:30 2019-08-06

Mayor of London announces plan for more EV charging points News 17 Jun, 2019 London will have between 2,300 and 4,100 EV rapid charging points and 33,700 to 47,500 normal charging points by 2025...
19:30 2019-06-17

Mayor Pete has New York moment before Queens event A 2020 Democratic president hopeful and mayor was more than an hour late for a campaign appearance in Queens on Wednesday — Mayor Pete Buttigie...
00:15 2019-05-23

The Democrats Are Not an Opposition Party Donald Trump’s approval numbers are on the rise, to the point where, according to one analysis, he would have majority support in enough states to ca...
23:00 2019-07-09

What Is NIA Amendment Bill And Why The Opposition Is Against It The National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill-2019, introduced by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on July 8, was passed by the Lok Sabha today ami...
17:45 2019-07-15

Rwanda's disappearing opposition Disappeared or dead - Rwanda's opposition party Forces Democratiques Unifiées is mysteriously "losing" members. The fate of the government critics is...
16:15 2019-08-05

Philadelphia mayor seeks 2nd term, touting soda tax benefits PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrat Jim Kenney is running for re-election as mayor of the nation’s sixth largest city, facing two challengers critical...
00:30 2019-05-22

Valls Puts ‘Identity’ at Center of Barcelona’s Mayor Race France’s former premier wants to get elected Sunday in the Spanish city where he was born. Is he a carpetbagger, or a new kind of European politician...
13:45 2019-05-23

French mayor dies after trying to stop illegal dumping: report The mayor of a southeastern French village was run over and killed Monday shortly after he caught construction workers illegally dumping rubble onto ...
23:30 2019-08-07

Japan: Nagasaki mayor tells PM Abe to adopt nuke-ban treaty Nagasaki's mayor has urged Japan's government to adopt the UN's 2017 nuclear arms prohibition treaty. Speaking on the 74th anniversary of the atomic ...
21:00 2019-08-09

Dane in lead to become mayor of German port city of Rostock BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman is in the lead to become mayor of Rostock and become the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany....
13:01 2019-05-27

"Will Liberate West Bengal Again": Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee Six days after he quit West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress and joined the BJP, Sovan Chatterjee called for a second liber...
23:15 2019-08-20

Oxford, Mississippi mayor gets state probe of city’s police OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The mayor of Oxford, Mississippi, says the city’s police department is now under investigation after one of its officers w...
14:45 2019-05-29

Can a Small-Town Mayor Run as the Foreign Policy Candidate in 2020? Pete Buttigieg typically campaigns in shirtsleeves. But on Tuesday, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., wore a jacket and tie. The change in wardrobe sign...
02:15 2019-06-13

Mayor Apologises After Police Officer Pulls Gun On Parents Of 4-Year-Old The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at th...
11:00 2019-06-17

Pro-Immigrant Protesters Interrupt A Trump Rally And All He Can Say Is 'Democrat Mayor!' Pro-immigrant protesters interrupted Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio on Thursday night while the president questioned the party aff...
07:30 2019-08-02

The Latest: Istanbul mayor-elect greets tens of thousands Tens of thousands of people have attended an election night celebration after a repeated vote in Istanbul made an opposition candidate mayor-elect of...
05:15 2019-06-24

Greece's first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history The country's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. A descendant of Holocaust survivors, he will serve a city that was once full ...
21:15 2019-06-06

Amsterdam’s first female mayor plans to revamp red-light district In what would be the most radical revamp of the sex trade there since the Dutch legalized prostitution nearly two decades ago, Femke Halsema suggeste...
18:00 2019-07-03

Mayor Pete Buttigieg accuses NRA of creating ‘false God’ out of guns Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Sunday compared guns to a “false God” as he called out the gun lobby in the wake of back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, T...
21:30 2019-08-04

French mayor trying to start baby boom by giving out Viagra A French mayor is trying to get a rise out of young couples and get them to move to his small village and start families — offering them free V...
20:45 2019-05-21

In Crucial Test for Erdogan, Istanbul Voters Choose Mayor Turkish voters return to the polls in Istanbul for a rerun of the mayoral vote that could present the latest challenge to President Erdogan, nearly t...
11:45 2019-06-23

El Paso Mayor Dee Margo 'gearing up for 20 funerals,' wants to 'bring our city together' El Paso Mayor Dee Margo praised first responders who rushed to the scene of the shooting at a local Walmart that killed 20 people and injured 26 more...
21:30 2019-08-04

Amsterdam's first woman mayor plans to overhaul red-light district Amsterdam's first female mayor launched plans on Wednesday to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex...
18:45 2019-07-03

Son of Albany mayor robbed and beaten while delivering pizzas: report The son of Albany mayor Kathy Sheehan was beaten and robbed while delivering pizzas late Wednesday evening, the Times Union reported. “Two blac...
16:30 2019-08-03

Mayor Pete Buttigieg: ‘Systemic racism is a white problem’ “Systemic racism” in the United States “is a white problem,” according to Mayor Pete Buttigieg — who propped up the El ...
15:30 2019-08-09

Mayor Hopes To Jump-Start City’s Recycling Program LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Mayor Linda Gorton tells the media that she is taking steps to jump-start the city’s recycling program. “I want...
16:30 2019-06-21

Khan's just here for the photocall: Ex-Met man attacks Mayor on knife crime Former senior Scotland Yard police officer who helped Sadiq Khan write the policing section of his manifesto has hit out at the Mayor, saying: "He's ...
18:30 2019-07-31

Somali president replaces security chiefs and Mogadishu mayor Somalia's president announced on Thursday a major shake-up of the country's security chiefs as well as a replacement for the mayor of Mogadishu after...
19:45 2019-08-22

Wyoming mayor: Governor cursed, slammed fists in meeting CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The mayor of Wyoming’s capital city says Gov. Mark Gordon “got in her face” and “used his physical pres...
22:00 2019-06-03

Trump rips governor of Puerto Rico, San Juan mayor President Trump on Thursday ripped the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, joining a growing chorus of critics that includes entertainer Ricky Martin ...
22:30 2019-07-18

Ex-New York Times columnist throws hat in the ring for Bellport mayor A summer mayoral race is heating up in Bellport. Former New York Times Sunday Styles columnist Bob Morris has thrown his hat into the ring to run for...
05:45 2019-05-30

Mayor ‘sick’ by video of police encounter with young family Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego is calling for action after disturbing footage emerged of an altercation involving officers and a young family . A video r...
18:00 2019-06-16

Wyoming's Governor Allegedly Cussed Out a Female Mayor in a Meeting Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon allegedly swore and physically intimidated Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr with what she called “profane and misogynistic” behavio...
05:45 2019-06-04

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right Alt...
21:45 2019-06-16

Why Bill de Blasio is New York’s worst mayor in modern history Dear Bill de Blasio, Everyone knows you’re a terrible mayor — maybe the worst in the past 100 years. But can’t you at least pretend that you love us?...
19:30 2019-07-20

Denver mayor runoff centers on fast growth, gentrification DENVER (AP) — A Denver mayoral runoff election characterized by feisty debate over the city’s economic and population boom concludes Tuesday, w...
11:15 2019-06-04

Athens’ youngest mayor: I’m interested in real life, not utopias Centrist Kostas Bakoyannis says his approach transcends divisions that have long defined GreeceThe mayor-elect of Athens says he doesn’t believe in g...
19:45 2019-06-04

Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV The head-to-head, the first such event in Turkey in 17 years, pitted Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition against Binali Yildirim, a government-backed fo...
22:15 2019-06-16

London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls Trump a "poster boy for the far-right" London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Tuesday Donald Trump was a poster boy for far-right activists all over the world, continuing a long-running spat with...
17:45 2019-06-04

Trump meets queen, escalates feud with London mayor US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend a welcome ceremony with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II in the garden of Buckingham ...
20:15 2019-06-03

Trump Renews Feud With London Mayor, Calling Him a ‘Disaster’ President Trump assailed Sadiq Khan, the mayor, after a spate of knife attacks in Britain’s capital. “He is a national disgrace,” the president wrote...
09:30 2019-06-16

London mayor condemns Trump's 'blatant unashamed racism' London Mayor Sadiq Khan stood up for Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of "The Squad" as he joined dozens of British politicians in condemning US Presiden...
02:15 2019-07-19

Mayor to replace U.S. soccer star Allie Long's key to NYC after burglary New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to replace a key to the city, which was given to United States women's soccer star Allie Long and stolen the...
19:30 2019-07-12

Former Tehran mayor confesses to killing wife, hands himself into police Mohammad Ali Najafi, a confidant of President Hassan Rouhani, turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday, telling them that he killed his second of ...
20:15 2019-05-29

Polish mayor's widow fights hate that killed her husband Her husband was assassinated as mayor of Gdansk. Now Magdalena Adamowicz, a newly elected member of the European Parliament, has taken up the fight a...
17:45 2019-07-15

Trump blasts London mayor in tweet, protests expected President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have been honored at a small welcoming ceremony upon their arrival in the United Kingdom. The pre...
10:45 2019-06-03

Fed monitor: Mayor de Blasio’s new housing chief misled public Same as the old boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest choice to head the New York City Housing Authority “omitted material details” while testifying ab...
11:30 2019-06-03

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor o...
03:30 2019-06-02

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings U.S. President Donald Trump once again criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after thre...
23:45 2019-06-15

Trump continues to rip London mayor: ‘He hurts the people of this country’ President Trump ripped London Mayor Sadiq Khan, whom he called a “stone cold loser” over the weekend, saying the mayor should not be atta...
17:15 2019-06-04

D.C. mayor asks Trump to pay Fourth of July celebration's $1.7M bill District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has asked President Donald Trump to reimburse the $1.7 million his "Salute to America" Fourth of July celebr...
09:15 2019-07-11

2020 Presidential candidates What promises to be a crowded 2020 presidential campaign field are beginning to formally announce their candidacies.       ...
11:45 2019-06-13

Who are Malawi's top presidential contenders? Find out more about Malawi's three main presidential hopefuls as the country awaits the results of a partial recount ordered by the court on Saturday...
12:15 2019-05-27

Jay Inslee Ends Presidential Bid Washington Governor Jay Inslee, whose campaign was focused on encouraging badly needed actions to confront the climate crisis, ended his presidential...
10:15 2019-08-22

De Blasio’s presidential headquarters are near his gym Mayor de Blasio has found the ideal campaign headquarters for his improbable presidential bid — a converted vacuum factory that specializes in short-...
05:45 2019-05-24

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held the first day of a strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers ov...
15:15 2019-05-28

PNG opposition says new defections mean it has enough support to oust PM Opponents of Papua New Guinea (PNG) Prime Minister Peter O'Neill said on Friday they had mustered enough support in parliament to oust him over a ran...
12:30 2019-05-24

UK opposition leader Corbyn: We must have an election Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday Theresa May was right to resign as prime minister and whoever replaced her as leader ...
12:30 2019-05-24

Opposition rallies again to get Albanian PM to quit Supporters of Albanian opposition parties rallied on Saturday to ask Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit and pave the way to fresh polls, dispersing afte...
00:45 2019-06-09

| Cameroon opposition leader kidnapped again The chairperson of Cameroon's main opposition party, Ni John Fru Ndi, has been kidnapped again in the English speaking Northwest Region, two months a...
17:45 2019-06-29

| Zimbabwean opposition MP charged with treason Zimbabwean MP Job Sikhala, vice-chairman of the opposition MDC party, has been charged with treason for allegedly saying he wanted to overthrow the p...
22:45 2019-07-09

Pakistan Opposition Leader Is Arrested Former Pakistan President Asif Zardari was arrested on Monday on longstanding money-laundering charges in a move opponents of the government said was...
20:15 2019-06-10

What Is RTI Amendment Bill And Why The Opposition Is Against It: 5 Points The Lok Sabha today passed a bill to amend the Right To Information (RTI) Act amid allegations from opposition parties that it was being diluted. The...
16:30 2019-07-22

| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morga...
19:00 2019-05-27

| Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest Zimbabwean police have outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city,...
03:45 2019-08-22

Dive-bombing seagulls a threat to kids on Jersey Shore: mayor Beware the dive-bombing birds! Aggressive, snack-obsessed seagulls are wreaking havoc on the Jersey Shore — and posing a legit public safety threat t...
00:30 2019-07-23

Chicago mayor: Police 'are losing the streets' to major eruptions of violence Chicago’s new mayor is taking issue with the city's police department as the city continues to see far more homicides than New York and Los Angeles, ...
02:45 2019-07-18

Trump begins UK visit meeting Queen, sparring with London mayor President Trump mixed high-level diplomacy with schoolyard taunts as he kicked off his overseas visit meeting with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham P...
16:45 2019-06-03

London retains strong lead in tech investment -Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more tha...
04:30 2019-06-10

London retains strong lead in tech investment: Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more tha...
03:45 2019-06-10

Brexit chaos holding back UK tech sector: London mayor London's booming technology sector could be making even faster progress if the gridlock over Brexit wasn't depriving thousands of start-ups and big t...
15:30 2019-06-10

Amsterdam’s Mayor Proposes Changes to City’s Red Light District to End Window Displays (THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — The windows where scantily clad sex workers stand to attract customers in Amsterdam could be closing for good. The c...
04:30 2019-07-04

Portland mayor praises police after 'largely peaceful' day of far-right, far-left demonstrations The mayor of Portland, Ore., said Saturday night that his city had avoided the "worst-case scenario" after members of far-right groups and far-left m...
10:15 2019-08-18

Baltimore mayor floats idea of boxing matches to reduce gun violence Let’s get ready to rumble? Public boxing matches might be a way to reduce gun violence in Baltimore, the city’s new mayor says. Mayor Bernard “Jack” ...
21:45 2019-06-03

The ‘modern Pompeii’: Mayor wants Italian-Americans to help restore ruined village An Italian politician wants Italian Americans to help him raise the funds to build a new village of Poggioreale, which was virtually destroyed by an ...
05:15 2019-07-07

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a lo...
11:15 2019-06-06

Phoenix mayor apologizes for on-camera confrontation between cops and black family The mayor of Phoenix has issued an apology for the “terrifying” on-camera confrontation between police officers, a local black couple and...
07:30 2019-06-17

Suicide Bomber Kills Officials in Mayor’s Office in Somalia’s Capital The mayor of Mogadishu was holding a high-level security meeting when a suicide bomber entered, killing several top officials and leaving the mayor s...
21:30 2019-07-24

New York mayor says skyscraper helicopter crash not terror-related – video Bill de Blasio says an investigation is continuing into the ‘very strange and very troubling’ helicopter crash-landing on a Manhattan skyscraper, but...
22:45 2019-06-11

London mayor writes to King’s Cross owner over facial recognition Sadiq Khan raises concerns after development admits using technology in its CCTVThe mayor of London has written to the owner of the King’s Cross deve...
14:45 2019-08-14

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Says Trump Like A "20th-Century Fascist" Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has compared the language used by Donald Trump to rally his supporters to that of "the fascists of the 20th century" in an...
11:30 2019-06-02

Amsterdam's first female mayor to crack down on sex worker window displays Amsterdam's first female mayor plans to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking ...
00:15 2019-07-05

London mayor brands fatal stabbings 'human cost of austerity' Sadiq Khan has branded the rise in fatal stabbings a "human cost of austerity" as he urged both candidates vying to become the next prime minister to...
23:15 2019-07-15

Trump is a 'global threat,' says Mayor of London, ahead of US President's visit Long-time Trump critic and London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called the US President "one of the most egregious examples of a growing global threat," in an...
06:30 2019-06-03

Srinagar Deputy Mayor Charged In Jammu And Kashmir Bank Case The Anti-Corruption Bureau has registered a case against Srinagar's Deputy Mayor Sheikh Imran and officials of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank for alleged...
20:30 2019-06-15

Boston mayor congratulates Blues superfan Laila Anderson on Stanley Cup The story of Laila Anderson, Blues’ superfan battling through a rare immune disease disorder, just got a little sweeter. Anderson, 11, whose avid sup...
18:15 2019-07-05

Trump calls London mayor Khan ‘the twin of de Blasio, except shorter’ President Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Sunday night — by comparing him to a “shorter” version of Mayor Bill de Blasio. The p...
10:45 2019-06-03

Daily on Energy: Mayor Pete thinks Democrats look alike on climate. Is he right? Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
01:15 2019-08-01

Mayor de Blasio won’t say whether Daniel Pantaleo should be fired in Eric Garner case Mayor Bill de Blasio still won’t say whether embattled cop Daniel Pantaleo should be fired. Speaking in the wake of an administrative judge’s r...
20:30 2019-08-02

Samuel de Champlain monument should reflect ‘good, bad and ugly’ of Canada, mayor says Parks Canada, which owns the structure and the land it once sat on, has delayed its return for more than a year as a working group studied what to do...
21:45 2019-07-07

Mayor deletes Facebook account after posting hate-filled rant The mayor of a small Alabama town deleted his Facebook account amid public outrage over a hate-filled post where he suggested society should deal wit...
00:15 2019-06-05

Charlotte mayor reacts to ‘send her back’ chants from Trump rally CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles has just responded to the ‘send her back’ chants from a Trump rally in North Carolina earlier ...
00:00 2019-07-20

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that h...
14:30 2019-06-08

East Germany's Görlitz elects CDU mayor over AfD challenger in runoff vote Germany's populist AfD party lost a key mayoral race in Görlitz, where all mainstream parties united behind a Romanian-born CDU candidate Octavian Ur...
00:00 2019-06-17

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Endorses Joe Biden for President Keisha Lance Bottoms, mayor of what is arguably the blackest city in America, threw her support behind former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday, cit...
18:30 2019-06-29

Donald Trump To Visit El Paso Tomorrow Following Mass Shooting: Mayor US President Donald Trump will visit El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday following a mass shooting in the southern border town that killed 22 people, the lo...
07:45 2019-08-06

Mayor Pete pays for his security, but de Blasio sticks NYC taxpayers with bill Mayor Bill de Blasio continues to stick city taxpayers with his security bill while traveling out of state on his quixotic presidential bid, while sm...
00:45 2019-07-19

Bill Maher’s brutal message to Mayor de Blasio: Just quit race now Mayor de Blasio got a scathing rejection from liberal comedian Bill Maher. Hizzoner needs to “get the f—k out” of the 2020 presidential race, Maher s...
23:30 2019-06-29

Ex-Scranton mayor pleads guilty to bribery, extortion and conspiracy charges Less than 24 hours after resigning from office, the former mayor of Scranton, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty on Tuesday to shaking down businesses for b...
21:45 2019-07-02

Mayor de Blasio flubs ‘Miracle Mets’ slogan at team’s Anniversary No hits, no runs — but one error! Boston Red Sox fan Bill de Blasio stuck his foot in his mouth during the 50th Anniversary celebration of the Mets’ ...
08:00 2019-06-30

| 23 civilians killed in central Mali villages: mayor, security source At least 23 civilians have been killed in attacks on villages in troubled central Mali by armed men, a local mayor and a Malian security source said ...
03:45 2019-07-02

Wall Street Donors Are Swooning for Mayor Pete. (They Like Biden and Harris, Too.) Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris are generating the most buzz, but for different reasons. Hometown candidates like Kirsten Gillibrand and ...
12:15 2019-06-16

‘De-facto mayor’ Corey Johnson slams de Blasio for missing blackout City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is not letting his new nickname “de-facto mayor” go to his head, but he took another shot at Hizzoner for being mi...
00:00 2019-07-21