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 2019-03-25 17:47 

China Post

Wolf restoration project at Isle Royale off to strong start...

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The rebuilding of Isle Royale National Park's gray wolf population is off to a strong start. The Michigan park in Lake Superior now has 15 wolves following the transfer of seven from Canada over the weekend. Six came ...

 2019-03-25 17:47 

China Post

UN appeals for million to help Mozambique for 3 months...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations is making an emergency appeal for million for the next three months to help Mozambique start recovering from the devastation of Cyclone Idai. U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said Monday the funding will ...

 2019-03-25 17:46 

China Post

Tate exhibition looks at Van Gogh's early years in London...

LONDON (AP) — Vincent Van Gogh left behind just one painting of a British scene, but a new exhibition shows that London was a big influence on the Dutch artist. The exhibition at Tate Britain charts the time Van Gough spent in the city as a young ma...

 2019-03-25 17:46 

China Post

Hamas has developed a vast arsenal in blockaded Gaza...

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip on Monday was one of the most powerful launched ever by Gaza militants, flying nearly 120 kilometers (70 miles) before it slammed into a house in central Israel, wounding seven people. ...

 2019-03-25 17:46 

Formosa News

Nearly NT$400,000 wasted on duplicate prescriptions in 2017: government...
 2019-03-25 17:46 

Formosa News

Nauru president expresses opposition to 'one China, two systems' for Taiwan...
 2019-03-25 17:46 

Formosa News

Kaohsiung's mayor meets Taiwan Affairs Office Director Liu Jieyi on China tour...
 2019-03-25 17:46 

Formosa News

China internet giants weighing bid for Watsons stake: report...
 2019-03-25 17:46 

Formosa News

Airline workers rally against bill for mandatory notice period before strikes...
 2019-03-25 17:46 

Formosa News

Marlins pitcher Chen Wei-yin to start season in the bullpen for first time in 8 years...
 2019-03-25 17:45 

China Post

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5 questions Congress will have for Boeing, FAA this week...
 2019-03-25 17:45 

China Post

[ Business ]

The Latest: China signs deal to buy 300 Airbus planes...
 2019-03-25 17:45 

China Post

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The Latest: Apple says news service won't track you...
 2019-03-25 17:01 

China Post

Big U-turn: Key melting Greenland glacier is growing again...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new NASA study finds a major Greenland glacier that was one of the fastest shrinking ice and snow masses on Earth is growing again. The Jakobshavn (YA-cob-shawv-en) glacier around 2012 was retreating about 1.8 miles (3 kilometers...

 2019-03-25 17:00 

China Post

The Latest: Police: Apparent suicide by Newtown victim's dad...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the community of Parkland, Florida, focusing on suicide prevention programs after two survivors of a high school massacre there killed themselves (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Police say the father of one o...

 2019-03-25 17:00 

China Post

The Latest: New Jersey Senate delays marijuana bill...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a bill to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey (all times local): 12:55 p.m. New Jersey's Senate president says there are not enough votes to pass a bill to legalize recreational marijuana in the state...

 2019-03-25 17:00 

China Post

JPMorgan to spend million on skills...

Like many companies, JPMorgan Chase expects artificial intelligence and other new technologies will change how its employees will work over the next decade. The company announced recently that it will spend million over five years to support training prog...

 2019-03-25 16:47 

China Post

Parkland community worried after 2 survivors' suicides...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The community of Parkland, Florida, is focusing attention on its suicide prevention programs after two survivors of the Florida high school massacre killed themselves in a week. Parkland Mayor Christine Hunschofsky said ...

 2019-03-25 16:46 

China Post

Review: Happy hunting Bonnie and Clyde in 'The Highwaymen'...

It's hard to begin watching the Netflix movie "The Highwaymen" and not think about the way it will inevitably end — in a famous ambush and a hail of bullets. That's what happened to Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow on May 23, 1934, the...

 2019-03-25 16:46 

China Post

Review: Novelist explores the secular and religious divide...

"kaddish.com"; (Alfred A. Knopf), by Nathan Englander: It's 1999, and Larry, a lapsed Jew from Brooklyn, is at his sister Dina's house in Memphis for their father's funeral. Since he won't commit to reciting the Jewish prayer for th...

 2019-03-25 16:45 

China Post

The Latest: Israel 'responding forcefully' to rocket attack...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Washington (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (neh-ten-YAH'-hoo) says Israel is "responding forcefully" to a mo...

 2019-03-25 16:45 

China Post

Familiar look: top seeds dominate spots for NCAA Sweet 16...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The path to the Final Four will not be easy for Zion Williamson, Luke Maye, De'Andre Hunter and the other top-seeded stars in the NCAA Tournament. For the first time in a decade, the remaining tournament field entering the S...

 2019-03-25 16:45 

China Post

The Latest: Ship channel could stay closed several more days...

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on fire damage at a petrochemical storage facility that led to a partial closure of the Houston Ship Channel (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A U.S. Coast Guard official says it could be several more days before a section of t...

 2019-03-25 16:25 

Taipei Times

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Lai edges Tsai in grassroots support: foundation's survey...

Former premier William Lai () has attracted more grassroots support than President Tsai Ing-wen () as the two compete to seek the Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) nomination for next year's presidential election, a Taiwan Public Opinion Founda...

 2019-03-25 16:25 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Penghu urged to redo octopus rules...

The Penghu County Government should abandon time-specific fishing bans in favor of regional restrictions, Penghu Marine Biology Research Center director Justin Hsieh () said....

 2019-03-25 16:25 

Taipei Times

The lies that lie behind negotiations with China...

In a Jan. 2 speech to mark the 40th anniversary of the "Message to Compatriots in Taiwan," Chinese President Xi Jinping () announced a five-point proposal to bolster China's "united front" tactics against Taiwan, using the term "de...

 2019-03-25 16:25 

Taipei Times

Electronics decline weighs down output...

The nation's industrial output contracted 1.8 percent last month from a year earlier as demand for electronics weakened amid a low sales season for technology products and a global economic slowdown, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said yesterday....

 2019-03-25 16:25 

Taipei Times

Wistron posts best net profit in four years...

Wistron Corp (), one of the assemblers of Apple Inc iPhones, yesterday said net profit last year reached the highest in four years as gross margin climbed thanks to improved product portfolios....

 2019-03-25 16:25 

Taipei Times

Ardern announces royal inquiry...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern yesterday announced a royal commission, a powerful form of public inquiry, into the events leading up to a March 15 attack on two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 people....

 2019-03-25 16:25 

Taipei Times

PTSD heightens risk of chronic illnesses: research...

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) multiplies the risks of developing hypertension, diabetes and dyslipidemia by a factor of four to six, psychiatrist Chou Po-han () said yesterday....

 2019-03-25 16:25 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

University's polygonal rifling improves weaponry...

New handguns and assault rifles for the armed forces are benefiting from National Defense University's proprietary technology, a polygonal rifling that doubles the service life of barrels and more than doubles their precision, the university said....

 2019-03-25 16:25 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Doctor warns over NF1 symptoms...

Handedness at a young age and unusual birth marks might be an indication of the rare condition neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), a doctor said....

 2019-03-25 16:25 

Taipei Times

Evans says US Fed must ease if downsides occur...

The US Federal Reserve might have to put interest-rate increases on hold or even ease monetary policy if economic forecasts for this year disappoint, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said....

 2019-03-25 16:25 

Taipei Times

Two US military vessels transited Strait on Sunday...

US Navy and Coast Guard ships sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday as Washington increases the frequency of movement through the strategic waterway....

 2019-03-25 16:25 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Highway bus fares to be raised up to 20%: DGH...

Highway bus fares are soon to be raised by 10 to 20 percent following an evaluation by the Directorate-General of Highways (DGH)....

 2019-03-25 16:25 

Taipei Times

Lone wolves are as bad as jihadists...

On March 15, the New Zealand city of Christchurch witnessed the most serious terrorist attack in the nation's history as Australian Brenton Tarrant shot and killed 50 people at two mosques. The attacker planned and acted on his own, and not on the ord...

 2019-03-25 16:25 

Taipei Times

Fake Range Rovers barred in rare Chinese court win...

A Chinese copycat of the Range Rover Evoque has been banished from driveways in China, a rare legal victory for foreign companies locked in intellectual property disputes with local companies....

 2019-03-25 16:24 

Taipei Times

Islanders' Lehner shuts out Coyotes...

The New York Islanders on Sunday used a smothering defense and some timely scoring to move closer to a playoff berth....

 2019-03-25 16:24 

Taipei Times

Djokovic flies off the handle, then rallies to advance...

Novak Djokovic pulled a spare ball from his pocket, angrily whacked it against the backstop and then pounded his uncooperative racket into the concrete....

 2019-03-25 16:24 

Taipei Times

PRC media campaign a global threat: RSF...

China is working to influence media outlets beyond its borders in an effort to impose its ideology and deter criticism of its actions, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said yesterday in a report....

 2019-03-25 16:24 

Taipei Times

Children of the Islamic State the forgotten victims...

The hallways of the Rusafa Central Criminal Court in Baghdad teemed with anxious toddlers on the days their mothers were on trial. Then they vanished again, into the women's prison, where they have lived for the past year and a half. They sleep on thi...

 2019-03-25 16:24 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Workers' unions protest strike notice proposal...

A coalition of unions yesterday protested outside the office of independent Legislator Chao Cheng-yu () in Taoyuan, urging him to drop a proposal that would require workers to notify authorities 10 days before a strike....

 2019-03-25 16:24 

Taipei Times

Dozens of IS militants leave tunnels to surrender...

Dozens of Islamic State (IS) group militants on Sunday emerged from tunnels to surrender to US-backed forces in eastern Syria, a day after their "caliphate" was declared defeated....

 2019-03-25 16:24 

Taipei Times

Far EasTone looks to 'new economy' for revenue...

Far EasTone Telecommunications Co Ltd ( ) aims to boost the revenue contribution of "new economy" services to 20 percent over the next three to five years to limit the impact of eroding traditional services, the telecom said yesterday....

 2019-03-25 16:24 

Taipei Times

Trump's legal woes far from over...

US President Donald Trump may be reveling in what he sees as "complete and total exoneration" from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, but his legal perils are far from over....

 2019-03-25 16:24 

Taipei Times

Legalization the only viable drug policy to create a safer world...

The market for illicit drugs represents the world's largest criminal commodity business. With an estimated annual turnover of US$426 billion to US$652 billion, it is approximately one-third the size of the global oil market, and it is controlled by cr...

 2019-03-25 16:24 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

FEATURE: Agriculture and politics appear inseparable...

Agricultural misinformation is being disseminated nationwide through newspaper and TV reports, as well as messaging apps, while efforts to clarify rumors might not reach even one-10th of its intended audience, Council of Agriculture Minister Chen Chi-chun...

 2019-03-25 16:24 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Hsinchu man not responsible for death after fight...

Hsinchu County prosecutors have said they would not seek homicide charges against a man who last year had an altercation with another man, who died about one hour after the incident....

 2019-03-25 16:24 

Taipei Times

Uber to seal Careem deal...

Uber Technologies Inc is set to announce a US$3.1 billion cash-and-share deal to acquire its Dubai-based rival Careem Networks FZ as early as this week, people with knowledge of the matter said....

 2019-03-25 16:24 

Taipei Times

Stephen Curry returns to lead Warriors past Pistons...

Stephen Curry was back after a night off and all was well again for the Golden State Warriors....

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