Jetliner Makes Emergency Landing at LAX

A United Airlines regional jetliner made an emergency landing Monday, May 11 at Los Angeles International Airport with a landing gear problem, but no one was hurt. The Canadair Regional Jet 200 aircraft landed about 8:30 a.m. Read More

China’s Gong Runner-Up No More

China's Gong Jinjie finally ended years of near misses by partnering Zhong Tianshi to World Track Cycling Championship gold in the women's team sprint on Wednesday. Read More

Taiwan Plans to Export Nuclear Waste

Taiwan has unveiled a Tw$11.25 billion ($356 million) plan to process nuclear waste overseas for the first time as its power plants approach capacity, sparking criticism from environmental groups. Read More

TransAsia Crash Probe Focuses on Engine Failure

TAIPEI – One engine failed on the TransAsia plane that crashed in Taiwan this week with the loss of at least 35 lives, and the pilots may have inexplicably shut down the other, investigators and experts said Friday. Initial findings from the plane’s black boxes were released as reports emerged that the chief pilot was […] Read More

Polanski Wanted for Questioning

Polish authorities plan to call film director Roman Polanski for another round of questioning in response to a new extradition request from prosecutors in Los Angeles, it was reported today. Read More

Indonesia Fears Worst for Missing Jet

by Olivia Rondonuwu JAKARTA – Dozens of planes and ships searching Indonesian waters for a missing AirAsia plane focused Monday on a patch of oil for possible clues, as a senior official warned the aircraft was likely at the bottom of the sea. Australia, Malaysia and Singapore joined the Indonesia-led search as anguished relatives awaited […] Read More

Taiwan’s Cabinet Resigns After Poor Showing in Elections

TAIPEI – Taiwan’s cabinet resigned en masse Monday after the ruling party suffered a massive defeat at the island’s biggest ever local elections. The Beijing-friendly Kuomintang (KMT) had their power slashed across Taiwan at the key polls Saturday, with Premier Jiang Yi-huah quitting hours after the disastrous result — seen as a key barometer ahead […] Read More

G20 Grapples With Climate Change and Global Growth

by Jitendra Joshi G20 leaders representing the bulk of the world’s economic and diplomatic firepower kick off summit talks Saturday under pressure to arrest climate change, rehabilitate global growth and fight the scourge of Ebola. The chairman of the two-day summit in Brisbane, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, has been busy stressing a shared commitment to […] Read More