Taiwan

» Auto updated continuously

 2018-12-11 08:56 

China Post

May in the Netherlands as she fights to save Brexit deal...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is launching her fight to save her Brexit deal over breakfast with her Dutch counterpart, the first of a string of meeting with European leaders in coming days. May arrived early Tuesd...

 2018-12-11 08:55 

China Post

The Latest: EU chief says no room to renegotiate Brexit...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the Brexit negotiations (all times local): 9:30 a.m. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is ruling out any renegotiation of the divorce agreement with Britain but says elements of the Brexit ...

 2018-12-11 08:53 

China Post

France counts costs of protests, new measures...

PARIS (AP) — The French government says tax relief and other fiscal measures announced by President Emmanuel Macron to try to calm nationwide protests will cost between 8 billion and 10 billion euros ( billion and billion). The figure was given by g...

 2018-12-11 08:52 

China Post

Kick returns down 20 percent in 1st year of fair catch rule...

Kickoff returns are down about 20 percent in the first year of a new NCAA rule that gives the receiving team possession at its 25-yard line if a fair catch is made anywhere between the goal line and 25. According to NCAA figures provided to The Associated...

 2018-12-11 08:51 

China Post

No. 1 Kansas gets big test against No. 17 Villanova...

Kansas started the season No. 1, dropped to No. 2 despite not losing and moved back to the top spot after playing its worst game of the season. Now, the Jayhawks get a massive test. On Saturday, newly-No. 1 Kansas hosts No. 17 Villanova at Allen Fieldhous...

 2018-12-11 08:50 

China Post

Analysis: Report lays blame, but what's needed are solutions...

DENVER (AP) — The report was every bit as thorough as it was cringe-worthy. And yet, when it was all picked apart and combed through, there wasn't much new there. The 233 pages of details about how Olympic leaders and the FBI responded — o...

 2018-12-11 08:49 

China Post

Patriots, 49ers have brain lock in Week 14...

The San Francisco 49ers aren't accustomed to lining up in victory formation. So, it should come as little surprise that third string quarterback Nick Mullens took a knee too quickly on fourth down, giving the ball back to the Broncos with 5 seconds le...

 2018-12-11 08:47 

China Post

Ingram making his mark on Saints history...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Mark Ingram insists his march into Saints history was never fueled by criticism that he was a bust during his underwhelming first few NFL seasons. That doesn't mean the 2009 Heisman Trophy winner with Alabama, and 2011 first-r...

 2018-12-11 08:46 

China Post

Golden State G League team in Santa Cruz is key developer...

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — As the Santa Cruz Warriors huddled after practice, Darius Morris provided a quick recap of his adventure to the Arizona desert a day earlier to interview with the Suns. Phoenix needed a point guard given Devin Booker's ...

 2018-12-11 08:45 

China Post

Google CEO faces House grilling on breach, China censorship...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Google's CEO faces a grilling from U.S. lawmakers on how the web search giant handled an alarming data breach and whether it may bend to Chinese government censorship demands.CEO Sundar Pichai's appearance Tuesday before th...

 2018-12-11 07:52 

China Post

Thailand lifts ban on political activities ahead of vote...

Thailand's military junta on Tuesday lifted a ban on political campaigning ahead of elections planned to take place on February 24 next year....

 2018-12-11 07:49 

Central News Agency

Freeway traffic controls announced for New Year holiday...

Taipei, Dec. 11 (CNA) Transportation authorities announced Tuesday traffic controls on the nation's freeways for the New Year holiday weekend, including an extension of toll-free hours on the closing day of the holiday for the first time, in anticipat...

 2018-12-11 07:30 

China Post

Baker's statement on 'one China' creates political stir in Taiwan...

TAIPEI (CNA) The people of Taiwan will never bow to political pressure from Beijing that seeks to distort economic and commercial activities across the Taiwan Strait, in China and the world, President Tsai Ing-wen () said Tuesday. Tsai was responding to a...

 2018-12-11 07:22 

China Post

[ Taiwan ]

SEF mourns the death of its former chairman Chiang Pin-kung...

TAIPEI (CNA) Taiwan's quasi-governmental organization handling affairs with mainland China, the Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), expressed deep condolences for the death of its former chairman Chiang Pin-kung () on Monday, and issued a statement hig...

 2018-12-11 07:22 

China Post

[ Taiwan ]

Taipei premium office rents 45th-highest worldwide...

TAIPEI (CNA) Taipei is in 45th position in rent rankings of premium office space worldwide, according to U.S.-based real estate agency Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL). In JLL's latest Premium Office Rent Tracker, the average rents in Taipei's Xinyi Distr...

 2018-12-11 07:00 

China Post

Asian shares mixed on concerns over trade, economic outlook...

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed Tuesday in narrow trading on doubts that U.S. and China can manage to resolve their festering trade dispute.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.3 percent to 21,148.02 while South Korea'...

 2018-12-11 06:51 

China Post

Snowstorm: Southern roads dangerous as slush refreezes...

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Several Southern states hit hard by a wintry storm were bracing for plunging temperatures early Tuesday that could refreeze melting snow and make roads more treacherous. Scores of schools in Virginia and North Carolina were remai...

 2018-12-11 06:50 

China Post

LeBron's Lakers edge Wade's Heat in final meeting, 108-105...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James scored 28 points and the Los Angeles Lakers survived Dwyane Wade's 15-point performance in the second half of the superstars' probable final on-court meeting for a 108-105 victory over the Miami Heat on Monday...

 2018-12-11 06:49 

China Post

Vikings offense continues to be missing in loss to Seattle...

SEATTLE (AP) — While the Minnesota Vikings are still fully in control of their path to the postseason, Adam Thielen knows it's starting to slip away. Ten points last week in New England. Seven points on Monday night in an ugly 21-7 loss to the S...

 2018-12-11 06:48 

China Post

Curry scores 38 to push Warriors past Timberwolves 116-108...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 38 points, seven rebounds and six assists, and Golden State beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-108 on Monday night in Draymond Green's return to the Warriors' lineup. Klay Thompson scored 26 points a...

 2018-12-11 06:47 

China Post

Meier's 2 goals lead Sharks past Devils 5-2...

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Timo Meier scored twice, Joe Pavelski added his 20th goal of the season and the San Jose Sharks beat the New Jersey Devils 5-2 on Monday night for their fourth win in five games. Radim Simek scored his first NHL goal, Tomas H...

 2018-12-11 06:46 

China Post

Christmas tree farmers combat popularity of artificial trees...

TUALATIN, Ore. (AP) — Rosa Villarreal's three young sons jumped and ran around the field of Christmas trees like jackrabbits, their excitement palpable as they raced from evergreen to evergreen. The boys, ages 2, 4 and 6, were picking out a real...

 2018-12-11 06:45 

China Post

Ex-head of New York's Polytechnic Institute faces sentencing...

NEW YORK (AP) — The ex-president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute is facing sentencing in the corruption of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment program. Alain Kaloyeros, born in Bei...

 2018-12-11 06:26 

China Post

Chinese pressure could be behind Uruguay visa decision: MOFA...

TAIPEI (CNA) Chinese pressure could be the real reason behind Uruguay's suspension last week of visa-free treatment for Taiwan passport holders, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) spokesperson said Tuesday. The Uruguayan government included Taiwan p...

 2018-12-11 06:04 

China Post

[ Taiwan ]

Taiwan shares tumble over 100 points on U.S. market dive...

TAIPEI (CNA) Shares in Taiwan moved sharply lower Monday, closing down more than 100 points as investors were shocked by heavy losses on the U.S. markets amid worries over an economic slowdown in the U.S. and trade tension between Washington and Beijing, ...

 2018-12-11 05:57 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares close up 0.62%...

Taipei, Dec. 11 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 59.50 points, or 0.62 percent, at 9,707.04 Tuesday on turnover of NT$91.996 billion (US$2.98 billion)....

 2018-12-11 05:57 

Central News Agency

Chinese pressure could be behind Uruguay visa decision: MOFA...

Taipei, Dec. 11 (CNA) Chinese pressure could be the real reason behind Uruguay's suspension last week of visa-free treatment for Taiwan passport holders, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) spokesperson said Tuesday....

 2018-12-11 05:57 

Central News Agency

Taiwan students sweep international junior science Olympiad...

Taipei, Dec. 11 (CNA) Taiwan has taken six gold medals at the 2018 International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO), leading the medal count among the 44 countries participating in the competition in Botswana....

 2018-12-11 05:55 

China Post

Man who killed newlywed during robbery set to die in Texas...

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas death row inmate was set to die by lethal injection Tuesday evening for the fatal shooting more than 25 years ago of a newlywed who was attacked as he and his wife walked on a jogging trail. Alvin Braziel Jr. would b...

 2018-12-11 05:53 

China Post

5 missing Marines declared dead in warplanes crash off Japan...

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. military has declared five missing crew members dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast, and halted search and recovery operations. The five crew members were on a K...

 2018-12-11 05:52 

China Post

Trump to meet with Democrats on border wall, shutdown...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders are seeking to avert a partial government shutdown amid a sharp dispute over Trump's border wall and a lengthy to-do list that includes a major farm bill and a formal ...

 2018-12-11 05:51 

China Post

Finding a White House chief of staff turns into a scramble...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wanted: Top aide to most powerful leader in world. Chief qualification: Willing to take the job. Must also be prepared to tolerate regular undermining by boss and risk of steep legal bills. Post-employment prospects: Uncertain. Pre...

 2018-12-11 05:49 

China Post

Harris scores 33, Clippers outlast Suns 123-119 in overtime...

PHOENIX (AP) — Tobias Harris scored 33 points and Patrick Beverley made two free throws with 33.3 seconds left in overtime to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 123-119 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night. Avery Bradley sealed the Clippers...

 2018-12-11 05:48 

China Post

Harris scores 33, Clippers outlast Suns 123-119 in overtime...

PHOENIX (AP) — Tobias Harris scored 33 points and Patrick Beverley made two free throws with 33.3 seconds left in overtime to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 123-119 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night.Avery Bradley sealed the Clippers&...

 2018-12-11 05:47 

China Post

Jury to resume deliberations on white nationalist's sentence...

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia jury is set to resume deliberations on a sentencing recommendation for a man convicted of killing a woman and injuring dozens when he drove his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally.Jurors spe...

 2018-12-11 05:45 

China Post

Cubans fly around the world hunting shopping bargains...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Most people don't think of Haiti as a shopping destination. Unless they're Cuban.Every afternoon, hundreds of Cubans swarm a rutted crossroads in the capital of the hemisphere's poorest nation, hunting clothe...

 2018-12-11 05:32 

China Post

[ Taiwan ]

Taiwan's average regular wage up over 2.5% in October...

TAIPEI (CNA) The average regular wage in Taiwan rose more than 2.5 percent from a year earlier in October at a time when the local economy continued to grow, improving local employment, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) ...

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Taiwan News

'The Favourite' leads film nominees for Critics' Choice...

'The Favourite' leads film nominees for Critics' Choice...

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Taiwan News

Taj Mahal ticket price rises fivefold for Indians...

The entrance fee hike is the latest attempt to reduce footfall at the world famous site. The sheer number of visitors risks causing irreversible damage, experts say....

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Taiwan News

Rome shows Christmas crib made of sand...

This year, the Bethlehem nativity scene is modelled on St. Peter's Square from sand, which was specially delivered from the Adriatic town of Jesolo. An annual sand sculpture festival takes place there....

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Taiwan News

Croak to croon: City frogs sing more alluring love songs...

Croak to croon: City frogs sing more alluring love songs...

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Taiwan News

Spain asks: Is monarchy right for us?...

Spaniards have been casting ballots in unofficial people's votes to abolish the monarchy. Many say it's time Spain became a republic and argue that the king no longer helps to hold the country together....

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Taiwan News

NASA's Voyager 2 becomes 2nd craft in interstellar space...

NASA's Voyager 2 becomes 2nd craft in interstellar space...

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Taiwan News

British Prime Minister Theresa May told lawmakers that the government is stepping up preparations for a 'no-deal' Brexit...

British Prime Minister Theresa May told lawmakers that the government is stepping up preparations for a 'no-deal' Brexit...

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Taiwan News

Qatari envoy says Israel rejected air link with Gaza...

Qatari envoy says Israel rejected air link with Gaza...

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Taiwan News

Attempted oil robbery in Rio de Janeiro leads to major leak...

Attempted oil robbery in Rio de Janeiro leads to major leak...

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Taiwan News

Pound falls further after UK prime minister cancels Brexit vote, hitting 20-month low against the dollar at $1.2515...

Pound falls further after UK prime minister cancels Brexit vote, hitting 20-month low against the dollar at $1.2515...

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Taiwan News

Goodyear halts tire production in Venezuela as economy slips...

Goodyear halts tire production in Venezuela as economy slips...

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Taiwan News

Saudi refusal to extradite Khashoggi's killers vexes Turkey...

Saudi refusal to extradite Khashoggi's killers vexes Turkey...

 2018-12-11 05:00 

Taiwan News

Mental health workers start weeklong strike in California...

Mental health workers start weeklong strike in California...

  • Need an account?  
    or