TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s ruling Nationalist Party has picked a former teacher and current deputy legislative speaker to run in next year’s presidential election. She will face off against another female candidate in a historic first.
The centuries-old international dispute over islands in the South China Sea has taken on an environmental aspect, as biologists weigh in over activities including the building of artificial islands, land reclamation and dredging of the sea floor.
A U.S. man is fighting for his life after he was badly burned in a fire at a Taiwan water park at his weekend, his family said.
Five people have been arrested after at least 519 people were injured, many seriously, in an explosion at a waterpark in Taiwan Saturday night.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Asian Development Bank says climate change has been making the poor in the Asia-Pacific region even poorer and is also setting back efforts to haul them out of poverty.
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