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DPP legislator Tuan Yi-kang in trouble
DPP legislator Tuan Yi-kang in trouble

By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Democratic Progressive Party legislator Tuan Yi-kang could eventually lose his seat if a defamation verdict issued against him Tuesday is upheld...full story
updated 2016-06-28 05:23 PM
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DPP legislator Tuan Yi-kang in trouble DPP legislator Tuan Yi-kang in trouble
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Democratic Progressive Party legislator Tuan Yi-kang could eventually lose his seat if a defamation verdict issued against him Tuesday is upheld....Fullstory

2016-06-28 05:23 PM

President Tsai arrives in Paraguay, welcomed with military salute President Tsai arrives in Paraguay, welcomed with military salute
By Wendy Lee
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

President Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday morning arrived in Paraguay, the second and final stop of her first overseas trip since taking office on May 20. Upon....Fullstory

2016-06-28 01:41 PM

China Times: When businesses no longer trust government

Central News Agency

Seven major business groups held a news conference June 27 to highlight their intention to terminate all talks with the government and labor. The groups....Fullstory

2016-06-28 05:41 PM

The Latest: DC chief urges quick UK action on Brexit

Associated Press

BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Latest on Britain's vote to leave the European Union (all times local) 10:45 a.m. ___ The EU Commission chief says he is banning any....Fullstory

2016-06-28 05:22 PM

South Korea cuts outlook, plans stimulus package
By YOUKYUNG LEE
Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea's government lowered growth outlook for Asia's fourth-largest economy and planned a supplementary budget for a second year in....Fullstory

2016-06-28 04:22 PM

EU lawmakers to press U.K. for quick exit ahead of summit

Associated Press

BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union lawmakers are meeting in emergency session to discuss the U.K.'s unprecedented vote to leave the EU, set to call for....Fullstory

2016-06-28 04:22 PM

AP FACT CHECK: Some debatable Warren claims at Clinton stop
By JOSH BOAK and CALVIN WOODWARD
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Clinton and liberal stalwart Elizabeth Warren campaigned together Monday in Ohio, symbolizing the coming together of the Democratic Party for Clinton's....Fullstory

2016-06-28 04:01 PM

Trump's Muslim ban: From simple clarity to plain confusion
By JILL COLVIN
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- From the moment he first declared it, the plan has been a signature of his campaign for president: "Donald J. Trump....Fullstory

2016-06-28 04:01 PM

Gaza's Hamas rulers thank Turkey after its deal with Israel

Associated Press

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Gaza's Hamas rulers have thanked Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for his support following a reconciliation pact with Israel....Fullstory

2016-06-28 03:22 PM

Asian News Digest, AS

Associated Press

ASIA: CHINA-BRITAIN-EU -- China is a potential winner if Britain and the European Union rework trade deals and look for investors after a British exit. Beijing....Fullstory

2016-06-28 01:22 PM

Second Penghu casino referendum likely
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Supporters of a second referendum to allow casino gambling in Penghu County said Tuesday they had enough signatures to have the....Fullstory

2016-06-28 03:35 PM

President Tsai holds talks with Panama president President Tsai holds talks with Panama president
By Wendy Lee
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Panama supports peaceful development and dialogue across the Taiwan Strait and prosperity for the people of both Taiwan and China, said Panama President Juan Carlos....Fullstory

2016-06-28 10:44 AM

KMT to expel ex-spokesman for outspoken criticisms of party

Central News Agency

Taipei, June 28 (CNA) The opposition Kuomintang's Central Evaluation and Discipline Committee decided Tuesday to expel former party spokesman Yang Wei-chung from the....Fullstory

2016-06-28 05:41 PM

The Latest: Dutch urge quick UK action on Brexit

Associated Press

BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Latest on Britain's vote to leave the European Union (all times local) 10:30 a.m. The Dutch presidency of the European Union is mounting....Fullstory

2016-06-28 05:01 PM

First made-in-China jetliner makes debut commercial flight

Associated Press

SHANGHAI (AP) -- The first regional jet produced by a Chinese government initiative to compete in the commercial aircraft market has made its debut flight. The....Fullstory

2016-06-28 04:22 PM

Terror talk changes as Comey refuses to name gunman
By SADIE GURMAN
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- When FBI Director James Comey discussed on national television the massacre at an Orlando nightclub, he made an off-the-cuff policy decision not....Fullstory

2016-06-28 04:01 PM

How Clinton's and Trump's economic prescriptions clash
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican Donald Trump will deliver a speech outlining his trade policies on Tuesday -- a talk that is sure to underscore the....Fullstory

2016-06-28 04:01 PM

Supreme Court ruling imperils abortion laws in many states
By DAVID CRARY
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- By striking down tough abortion restrictions in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court has emboldened abortion-rights activists nationwide and imperiled a range....Fullstory

2016-06-28 03:22 PM

GSMA Initiative to Drive Global Adoption of Universal Profile for Rich Communications Services Gains Momentum

Associated Press

SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 28, 2016--The GSMA today announced that AIS, Axiata Group, Beeline, Bell Mobility, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Claro Brazil, Claro Colombia, Indosat....Fullstory

2016-06-28 03:01 PM

AP Source: Volkswagen reaches $14.7B emissions settlement
By TOM KRISHER and SUDHIN THANAWALA
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Volkswagen diesel owners can choose to either sell their car back to the company or get a repair that could diminish....Fullstory

2016-06-28 12:22 PM

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