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 2021-06-12 13:10 

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Chinese firm asserts right to distribute BNT vaccine to Taiwan: report - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 12 (CNA) Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Group) Co., the distributor of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in the Greater China area, has insisted that any sale of the vaccine to Taiwan, either to the government or a private company, will ha...

 2021-06-12 12:15 

China Post

The Latest: Biden will speak to media alone after Putin meet...

The Latest on the Group of Seven nations meeting being held in England: CARBIS BAY, England — The White House says President Joe Biden will hold a solo news conference after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The two delegations will hav...

 2021-06-12 12:15 

China Post

UK-EU Brexit spat over N Ireland clouds G7 leaders summit...

FALMOUTH, England (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson held meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday on the sidelines of a G-7 summit, as post-Brexit turbulence strains relations between B...

 2021-06-12 12:15 

China Post

The Latest: Russian COVID-19 cases spike 47% in a week...

MOSCOW — Russia's national coronavirus taskforce reports the country's tally of daily new infections has risen by almost half over the past week and more than doubled in Moscow. It says there were 13,510 infections recorded in the previous d...

 2021-06-12 12:15 

China Post

To curb drug prices, Democrats still seeking a balance...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are committed to passing legislation this year to curb prescription drug prices, but they're still disagreeing on how to cut costs for patients and taxpayers while preserving profits that lure investors to back potent...

 2021-06-12 12:14 

China Post

After charming leaders, Queen Elizabeth sits back for parade...

LONDON (AP) — Fresh from charming leaders at the Group of Seven summit, Queen Elizabeth II was back at her residence at Windsor Castle on Saturday to view a military parade to mark her official birthday. The 95-year-old monarch sat on a dais to watc...

 2021-06-12 11:53 

Central News Agency

COVID-19 test station set up in Pingtung for migrant fishermen - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 12 (CNA) A COVID-19 testing station set up at a fishing harbor in Pingtung's Donggang Township, to test an estimated 200 migrant fishermen for the disease, started conducting tests on Saturday....

 2021-06-12 11:42 

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Passenger load on buses, trains plunges on 1st day of holiday amid COVID - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 12 (CNA) The passenger load on buses and trains around Taiwan fell to less than 20 percent Saturday, the first day of the three-day long Dragon Boat Festival weekend, after the government urged people to avoid long distance travel in the wake...

 2021-06-12 11:16 

China Post

Listen up: Roberto Mancini is Italy's standout at Euro 2020...

ROME (AP) — For months, Italy's players have been repeating the same mantra: "Our strength is in the group. We don't have a single standout player." The Azzurri do have a standout coach, though, and Roberto Mancini's impact in tu...

 2021-06-12 11:15 

China Post

Saudi Arabia says hajj to be limited to 60,000 in kingdom...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia announced Saturday this year's hajj pilgrimage will be limited to no more than 60,000 people, all of them from within the kingdom, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The announcement by the k...

 2021-06-12 11:15 

China Post

At least 6 injured in cargo ship fire at Manila wharf...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A fire and a powerful blast ripped through a small cargo ship docked to refuel in the Philippine capital of Manila on Saturday, injuring at least six people and igniting a blaze in a nearby riverside slum that gutted dozen...

 2021-06-12 11:15 

China Post

Sri Lanka seeks initial $40M from stricken ship's operator...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka is seeking an interim claim of $40 million from the operator of a fire-ravaged cargo ship to cover part of the cost of fighting the blaze, officials said Saturday. Sri Lanka's attorney general has sent the cla...

 2021-06-12 10:17 

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Taiwan company accused of forcing migrant workers back to dorms amid outbreak - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 12 (CNA) Taiwan's ASE Group has come under scrutiny after a report by a foreign media outlet on Friday said the IC packaging and testing company has ordered migrant workers employed at its Taoyuan factory to return to company dormitories ...

 2021-06-12 10:14 

China Post

Sri Lanka seeks initial $40M from cargo ship's operator...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka is seeking an interim claim of $40 million from the operator of a fire-ravaged cargo ship to cover part of the cost of fighting the blaze, officials said Saturday. Sri Lanka's attorney general has sent the cla...

 2021-06-12 10:14 

China Post

The Latest: Johnson meets with EU leaders amid Brexit spat...

The Latest on the Group of Seven nations meeting being held in England: FALMOUTH, England — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has held meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of a G-7 su...

 2021-06-12 09:13 

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Taiwan's electric bicycle exports top traditional bike sales - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 12 (CNA) Taiwan's exports of electric bicycles surpassed outbound sales of traditional bikes in the first five months of this year, with the export value of the former hitting a new high for the five-month period, according to the Ministr...

 2021-06-12 09:02 

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Taiwan reports 251 new COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths (update) - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 12 (CNA) Taiwan on Saturday reported 251 new cases of COVID-19, all but one of which was domestically transmitted, as well as 26 deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-06-12 08:55 

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Taiwan expands rollout of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 12 (CNA) Taiwan is expanding the rollout of its Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to cover everyone listed at the top of the vaccination priority list, including non-medical personnel at government quarantine centers, the Central Epidemic Command Cent...

 2021-06-12 08:22 

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COVID-19 vaccine recipient died of heart attack: CECC - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 12 (CNA) A person reported Friday as the first death among COVID-19 vaccine recipients was confirmed to have died of a heart attack, an official of the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Saturday....

 2021-06-12 08:14 

China Post

China's wandering elephants on the move again...

BEIJING (AP) — China's famed wandering elephants are on the move again, heading southwest while a male who broke from the herd is still keeping his distance. The group left a wildlife reserve in the southwest of Yunnan province more than a year ...

 2021-06-12 07:29 

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TSMC mulls IC packaging plant in U.S.: report - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 12 (CNA) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, is looking at the feasibility of building an advanced integrated circuit packaging plant in the United States following a massive investment t...

 2021-06-12 07:15 

China Post

Islanders-Lightning, Knights-Canadiens in uncertain final 4...

If the teams left in the NHL playoffs are sick and tired of facing the same opponents over and over, they are in luck in the semifinals. After exclusively divisional play this season and through the first two rounds, the hockey playoffs are down to a fina...

 2021-06-12 07:15 

China Post

Transgender athletes fight Florida's new ban...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — They've spent months in limbo, anxiously waiting to figure out how they would be able to celebrate Pride Month 2021. They could emerge from more than a year of isolation to celebrate their identities with the rest of...

 2021-06-12 07:13 

China Post

Algeria votes for new parliament but activists plan boycott...

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerians vote Saturday for a new parliament that's meant to satisfy demands of pro-democracy protesters and turn a new leaf for the troubled, albeit gas-rich, country — but which many activists plan to boycott. Aut...

 2021-06-12 07:13 

China Post

AP PHOTOS: Playing on at Italy's oldest music conservatory...

MILAN (AP) — Before the pandemic, students at Italy's oldest and largest music conservatory were always told to move "closer, closer, closer" when they played together. "Because you need to hear each other," said Cristina Frosini...

 2021-06-12 06:16 

China Post

Kershaw rebounds, Dodgers go deep 5 times in rout of Rangers...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw bounced back from two bad outings with six sharp innings, Gavin Lux drove in four runs and hit one of five Dodgers homers, and Los Angeles routed the Texas Rangers 12-1 Friday night. Max Muncy, Justin Turner and Lu...

 2021-06-12 06:15 

China Post

Ohtani delivers on mound, at plate as Angels top D-backs 6-5...

PHOENIX (AP) — Shohei Ohtani struck out eight, hit two doubles at the plate and pushed through an injury scare to lead the Los Angeles Angels past the slumping Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5 in 10 innings on Friday night. Max Stassi's RBI groundout sc...

 2021-06-12 06:13 

China Post

China, US diplomats clash over human rights, pandemic origin...

BEIJING (AP) — Top U.S. and Chinese diplomats appear to have had another sharply worded exchange, with Beijing saying it told the U.S. to cease interfering in its internal affairs and accusing Washington of politicizing the search for the origin of ...

 2021-06-12 06:13 

China Post

Biden to urge G-7 leaders to call out, compete with China...

CARBIS BAY, England (AP) — The United States plans to push democratic allies on Saturday to publicly call out China for forced labor practices as the Group of Seven leaders gather at a summit where they will also unveil an infrastructure plan meant ...

 2021-06-12 05:33 

Central News Agency

Taiwan reports 251 new COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, June 12 (CNA) Taiwan on Saturday reported 251 new cases of COVID-19, all but one of which were domestically transmitted, as well as 26 deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-06-12 05:23 

China Post

Hidden #Instaworthy 'Nine Dragons Banyan Tree' unveiled!...

As Mother's Day approaches this weekend, a great way to celebrate and get some fresh air would be to head to Kaohsiung's Tzaishan Mountain () where the magnificent "Nine Dragons Banyan Tree" stands....

 2021-06-12 05:16 

China Post

Arizona shows off power in 9-3 victory over Ole Miss...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Leadoff hitter Donta Williams went 3-for-5, hitting a home run his first time up and a three-run double his last, and Tony Bullard hit two solo homers and a triple as No. 5 overall seed Arizona showed off its power in rallying f...

 2021-06-12 05:15 

China Post

Andrus hits walk-off single in 9th, A's edge Royals 4-3...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Elvis Andrus hit a winning single in the ninth inning after making pair of fielding gaffes, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Friday night. With the score 3-3, Matt Chapman doubled over leaping third...

 2021-06-12 05:14 

China Post

Go green or go bipartisan? Biden's big infrastructure choice...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's hopes of channeling billions of dollars into green infrastructure investments to fight climate change are running into the political obstacle of winning over Republican lawmakers who oppose that approach a...

 2021-06-12 05:14 

China Post

Suns spoil Nikola Jokic's MVP party, beat Nuggets 116-102...

DENVER (AP) — Devin Booker and the Phoenix Suns spoiled Nikola Jokic's MVP celebration with a 116-102 victory over Denver on Friday night in Game 3 that put "The Joker" and the rest of the reeling Nuggets on the brink of a quick second-r...

 2021-06-12 05:13 

China Post

Pandemic relapse spells trouble for India's middle class...

NEW DELHI (AP) — Ram Babu moved from his village to the Indian capital New Delhi in 1980, to clean cars. Soon, he learned to drive and got a job as a tour bus driver. Decades later, he set up his own company, Madhubani Tours and Travels. In March 20...

 2021-06-12 04:18 

China Post

Maldonado, Astros make late noise, overcome 4 Twins homers...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Martn Maldonado hit a go-ahead double in the ninth, prompting a fan to toss an inflatable trash can onto the field, and the Houston Astros beat the Minnesota Twins 6-4 on Friday night. This was Houston's first trip to Target F...

 2021-06-12 04:18 

China Post

LSU wins men's NCAA track and field championships team title...

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon freshman Cole Hocker won the 1,500 on Friday at the NCAA track and field championships, and LSU took the men's team title. Hocker bested collegiate record holder and defending champion Yared Nuguse of Notre Dame with a...

 2021-06-12 04:17 

China Post

Brewers win 7-4 by capitalizing on Pirates' control problems...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich hit a bases-loaded double and Pittsburgh relievers issued three consecutive bases-loaded walks in a five-run seventh inning that helped the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pirates 7-4 on Friday night. The Brewers tied a ...

 2021-06-12 04:17 

China Post

Hendriks has tantrum over rain, gives up tying homer...

DETROIT (AP) — Liam Hendricks angrily threw a wet ball into foul territory after his first pitch of the ninth inning, leading to a lengthy rain delay, then gave up a tying two-run homer to Daz Cameron before the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Ti...

 2021-06-12 04:17 

China Post

LEADING OFF: deGrom, Scherzer get checked after early exits...

A look at what's happening around the majors on Saturday: DR. DEGROM No doubt every Mets fans shuddered when they heard the news that star pitcher Jacob deGrom was pulled from his latest start with an elbow injury. But the two-time NL Cy Young Award w...

 2021-06-12 04:15 

China Post

Hong Kong democracy activist Agnes Chow released from jail...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow was released from jail Saturday after serving more than six months for taking part in unauthorized assemblies during massive 2019 anti-government protests that triggered a crackdown on dis...

 2021-06-12 04:15 

China Post

Knoxville police create unit to try to stop shooting deaths...

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Knoxville Police Chief Eve Thomas gets a phone call every time someone is shot to death in the city. She's received 22 of those calls this year. Four came the week of May 17. "It's horrible every time. Everybody&#...

 2021-06-12 04:08 

Central News Agency

U.S. Secretary of State urges China to stop pressuring Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Washington, June 11 (CNA) U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged China to halt its...

 2021-06-12 04:00 

Taiwan News

N.Korea's Kim calls for boosting military power -KCNA...

N.Korea's Kim calls for boosting military power -KCNA | 2021-06-12 08:58:00...

 2021-06-12 04:00 

Taiwan News

U.S. attorney general vows to aggressively defend voting rights...

U.S. attorney general vows to aggressively defend voting rights | 2021-06-12 08:52:00...

 2021-06-12 04:00 

Taiwan News

US urges China to quit pressure campaign against Taiwan...

US secretary of state calls for peaceful resolution of cross-strait issues | 2021-06-12 09:47:00...

 2021-06-12 04:00 

Taiwan News

Digital minister blasts Taipei mayor for saying vaccine reservation system unfinished...

Audrey Tang says vaccine booking platform ready for launch depending on jab availability | 2021-06-12 11:32:00...

 2021-06-12 04:00 

Taiwan News

G7 summit a landmark moment for Taiwan...

D10 statement on Taiwan Strait sends strong and clear message to China.A D10 group and a statement on the Taiwan Straits sends a strong and clear message to Communist China | 2021-06-12 10:00:00...

 2021-06-12 04:00 

Taiwan News

G7 'circus' gives leaders a chance to hug, hustle and joke...

G7 'circus' gives leaders a chance to hug, hustle and joke | 2021-06-12 14:04:00...

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