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President Tsai slips in polls for 100th day
President Tsai slips in polls for 100th day

By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen has the support of slightly under half of the public while Premier Lin Chuan now has more critics...full story
updated 2016-08-26 02:46 PM
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President Tsai slips in polls for 100th day President Tsai slips in polls for 100th day
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen has the support of slightly under half of the public while Premier Lin Chuan now has more critics....Fullstory

2016-08-26 02:46 PM

Japan PM in Kenya to launch summit on African development
By TOM ODULA
Associated Press

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in Kenya to launch the Tokyo International Summit on African Development which 35 heads....Fullstory

2016-08-26 07:22 PM

Hungary to build stronger anti-migrant fence, Orban says

Associated Press

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hungary's prime minister says the country will build a new, "massive" fence on its southern borders to defend against a possible....Fullstory

2016-08-26 04:01 PM

Rebels, civilians to evacuate long-besieged Damascus suburb

Associated Press

DARAYA, Syria (AP) -- Buses, ambulances and trucks have lined up at the entrance of a blockaded Damascus suburb to evacuate rebels and civilians under....Fullstory

2016-08-26 04:01 PM

Trump immigration waffle reflects voter confusion on issue
By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and BILL BARROW
Associated Press

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Dean Green supports Donald Trump partly because of the GOP presidential nominee's tough, deport-them-all stance on illegal immigration. But the 57-year-old....Fullstory

2016-08-26 04:01 PM

Kuwaiti government employee arrested over IS online postings

Associated Press

KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- Kuwait's Interior Ministry says a government employee has been arrested for spreading Islamic State ideology and hacking social media pages of....Fullstory

2016-08-26 03:01 PM

Takeda Announces Bold, New Access to Medicines Strategy

Associated Press

OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 26, 2016--Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502) today announced the launch of a bold, new Access to Medicines (AtM) strategy, aimed at increasing....Fullstory

2016-08-26 02:22 PM

Investors to seek any hint of Yellen timetable on rate hikes
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Janet Yellen steps to the microphone Friday morning at an annual central bank forum in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, investors will be....Fullstory

2016-08-26 01:22 PM

Couple wanted in woman's killing, kids' kidnapping arrested
By AMANDA LEE MYERS
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A California couple wanted in connection with a woman's killing and the kidnapping of her three children in the Los Angeles....Fullstory

2016-08-26 09:01 AM

Mayors seek hearing on Waukesha water withdrawal decision

Associated Press

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- An organization representing mayors of more than 120 cities in the Great Lakes region is challenging a decision to let....Fullstory

2016-08-26 06:01 AM

Taiwan should change name at 2020 Olympics Taiwan should change name at 2020 Olympics
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan should use the name of the island at the Olympics instead of the term “Chinese Taipei,” activists said Friday, backed....Fullstory

2016-08-26 08:03 PM

The Latest: Romania: 6 citizens died in quake, 17 missing

Associated Press

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) -- The Latest on the earthquake in Italy (all times local): 10:15a.m. Romania's foreign ministry says six Romanians have died and 17 Romanians are....Fullstory

2016-08-26 04:42 PM

Burr sticks to low-key style in N. Carolina re-election bid
By GARY D. ROBERTSON
Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr's formula for getting re-elected in November includes touring factories and visiting nonprofits, not large-scale campaign events.....Fullstory

2016-08-26 04:01 PM

Trump rebukes racism claims as Clinton warns of radicalism
By JONATHAN LEMIRE and LISA LERER
Associated Press

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump has unleashed the "radical fringe" within the Republican Party, including anti-Semites and white supremacists, dubbing the....Fullstory

2016-08-26 04:01 PM

Asian stock markets mixed as investors wait for Fed cue
By TERESA CEROJANO
Associated Press

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Asian stock markets were mixed Friday, with investors preferring to sit on the sidelines ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet....Fullstory

2016-08-26 04:01 PM

Taiwan donates US$500,000 to APEC to boost human security

Central News Agency

Taipei, Aug. 26 (CNA) Taiwan signed an agreement with the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Secretariat in Lima, Peru on Thursday to donate US$500,000 to the....Fullstory

2016-08-26 02:35 PM

Activist discovers iPhone spyware, sparking security update
By RAPHAEL SATTER, JON GAMBRELL and DANIELLA CHESLOW
Associated Press

AJMAN, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The suspicious text message that appeared on Ahmed Mansoor's iPhone promised to reveal details about torture in the United....Fullstory

2016-08-26 02:22 PM

Controversial Texas county chairman out, state GOP says

Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Republican Party says a GOP chairman for the county that includes the state capital is out of a job....Fullstory

2016-08-26 09:01 AM

Trump, Clinton representatives attend briefing on transition

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Representatives of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have participated in their first meeting with members of the Obama administration assigned to help....Fullstory

2016-08-26 06:42 AM

When touring disasters, politicians weigh image, distraction
By BRIAN SLODYSKO and TAMMY WEBBER
Associated Press

KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) -- In a dramatic, made-for-camera arrival, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence stepped off a Blackhawk helicopter to tour tornado-damaged neighborhoods Thursday, giving out....Fullstory

2016-08-26 06:01 AM

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