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Transgender people will not be allowed to serve in the U.S. military, US President Donald Trump said on Twitter. 美國總統川普在推特上表示,跨性別者不會被允許在美國軍方服役。

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TAIWAN

Forecasters predict that Tropical Storm Nesat will make landfall in Taiwan over the weekend. 氣象預報顯示,熱帶風暴尼莎將在周末登陸台灣。

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Lost hikers found their way home but forgot to tell the search party that was looking for them. 失踪的健行者順利回家,但忘記告訴正在尋找他們的搜索隊。

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Hon Hai will open a US$10 billion plant to manufacture display panels in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. 鴻海將在美國威斯康星州開設一家價值一百億美元的顯示面板工廠。

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Lewis Hamilton is aiming to continue his momentum to snatch the Formula One lead from Sebastian Vettel. 漢密爾頓目標保持氣勢,超越維特爾在一級方程式的領先優勢。

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Wang Dan's Taiwan independence fancy world

Wang Dan, the most visible student leader in the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, is leaving for the United States next month after teaching Chinese history at two of Taiwan's most prestigious national universities for eight years. Before saying goodbye, he warned on the eve of the 27th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre that Taiwan shouldn't talk about independence unless the people are ready to die for the cause.

Can the world hold Duterte to account?

Against the illegal drugs trade in his country, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has let slip the dogs of war -- and the havoc includes thousands of dead Filipinos, most of them poor. As he prepares to mark a year in office at the end of this month, those who are anguished about the killings ask: Can the community of nations play a role in holding Duterte to account?

Britain's earthquake election

The unexpected results of the British general election continue to reverberate. The Conservative Party led by Prime Minister Theresa was generally expected to increase their thin majority in the House of Commons, which forms the government, and thereby move ahead more confidently in implementing their ambitious program.

Hong Kong: Whither 'one country, two systems'?

Nearly 20 years ago, on July 1, 1997, Britain turned Hong Kong over to China under the Sino-British Joint Declaration, which provided that the territory would be largely autonomous under the "one country, two systems" formula devised by then-paramount leader Deng Xiaoping.

DPP infighting or an early election campaign?

Last Monday, Mayor William Lai of Tainan said before his city council that he was friendly with China and loved Taiwan as well. His pro-China remark set tongues wagging, especially in the context of President Tsai Ing-wen's government policy regarding the PRC.

President Tsai's 'New Southward Policy' is struggling without Beijing

President Tsai Ing-wen isn't talking about her great "New Southward Policy" anymore.

Security Council merry-go-round selects rights abuser

The annual election to choose five new non-permanent members of the U.N. Security Council produced both the expected and the near preposterous.

China claims climate 'vision' after Trump withdrawal

The annual summit meeting of China and the European Union held in Brussels last Friday was overshadowed by U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement of the withdrawal of the United States from the Paris agreement on climate change.

Is the court trying to help A-bian get a presidential pardon?

Former President Chen Shui-bian's presence and public speech at a Taipei fundraising dinner for his Ketagalan Foundation finally moved the High Court to find out whether he is capable of standing trial. Chen, nicknamed A-bian, is on medical parole from a 20-year term for graft and money laundering, while five other cases are still pending.

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When Pope Francis met U.S. President Donald Trump last month at the Vatican, he urged him to be a man of peace. True or false?

NATO summit underscores durable alliance

The NATO summit in Brussels on May 25 has received relatively little attention, thanks to the crowded schedule of President Donald Trump's visit to the Middle East and Europe.

Taiwan, beware the Ides of November

Chinese Taipei has just suffered a great setback in its participation in international activities. It was turned away at the door of the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva last week.

US-China trade: A tale of two reports

The release by China's Ministry of Commerce of a research report on economic and trade relations with the United States is an opportunity for the two countries to narrow differences over trade. In particular, it is an opportunity for the U.S. to take a more balanced view regarding its trade deficit with China.

Organ trafficking: business as usual

A Kuwaiti recipient and a Pakistani donor; an Israeli recipient and a Ukrainian donor; an American recipient and an Indian donor. The global dimensions of organ trafficking were exposed in shocking detail at an international summit on the subject at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences at the Vatican in February.

Has Beijing adopted a new diplomatic tactic?

Diplomacy is the art of tact. Sir Winston Churchill once said: "Diplomacy is the art of telling people to go to hell in such a way that they ask for directions."
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