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 2021-09-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

Afghanistan girls soccer team safe in Portugal, ready to follow their dreams ...

The girls on Afghanistan's national soccer team were anxious. For weeks, they had been moving around the country, waiting for word that they could leave.One wants to be a doctor, another a movie producer, others engineers. All dream of growing up to b...

 2021-09-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

COVID-19: China sending COVID-19 aid to Burmese rebels ...

Delivering vaccines to Myanmar's junta, but also to rebel groups that are the generals' sworn enemies, China is playing both sides to strengthen its hand in the messy politics of its southern neighbor.Beijing has already handed over nearly 13 mill...

 2021-09-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

Biden-Xi call and Taiwan’s future ...

US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping () talked on the telephone on Thursday last week, the first time the two leaders have done so since Biden assumed the presidency.While each side sought to put their own gloss on the content of the co...

 2021-09-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Taiwan-Guam event focuses on school exchange ...

The Taiwan Office in Guam and the University of Guam yesterday held a virtual summit to promote educational exchange programs between the nation and the US territory.The university has signed memorandums of understanding with Taiwanese institutions to dev...

 2021-09-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

‘Humiliating’ remarks stir lawsuit against radio host ...

Members of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in Changhua County yesterday filed a defamation lawsuit against radio host Tung Chih-sen () for allegedly insulting the DPP during a broadcast on Tuesday last week.Tung made the remarks as he endorsed Sun ...

 2021-09-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

Royals win thriller thanks to Tyagi’s last-over heroics ...

Pace bowler Kartik Tyagi on Tuesday defended four off the last over as Rajasthan Royals edged out Punjab Kings by two runs in an IPL thriller.Needing 18 off 18 balls, Punjab lost their way, and Tyagi gave away just one run and took two wickets in the 20th...

 2021-09-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

‘Late-night LaMonte’ lifts Giants over Padres 6-5 ...

"Late-night LaMonte" on Tuesday struck again for the San Francisco Giants. LaMonte Wade Jr singled over leaping All-Star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr in the ninth inning to bring in the go-ahead run and the Giants beat the staggering San Diego Padr...

 2021-09-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Researchers develop next-generation memory device ...

A team of Taiwanese researchers yesterday said they had collaborated with Japanese researchers to develop a new memory device that can transmit both electronic and light signals.The team comprised researchers from National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU),...

 2021-09-22 16:00 

Taipei Times

Modest legislation promises results ...

The US remains today, despite its tensions, the first among equals in the community of liberal democracies.For its part, Taiwan also shares this moniker. Taiwan has handled the threat of COVID-19 stunningly well and has proved durable in the face of relen...

 2021-09-22 15:58 

China Post

Biden doubles US global donation of COVID-19 vaccine shots...

President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that the United States is doubling its purchase of Pfizer's COVID-19 shots to share with the world to 1 billion doses as he embraces the goal of vaccinating 70% of the global population within the next year. The...

 2021-09-22 15:56 

KBS World

US Senate: N. Korea Is Rogue State, Threatens US, Allies...

[Politics] : The U.S. Senate has called North Korea a rogue state, saying the reclusive country is developing weapons that threaten the U.S. and its allies.In a report on the National Defense Authorization Act(NDAA) for fiscal year 2022 submitted on Wedne...

 2021-09-22 15:53 

China Post

The Latest: CDC panel considers who needs booster shots...

WASHINGTON — Influential government advisers are debating which Americans should get an extra dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine once regulators clear the booster shots. The Food and Drug Administration is expected to rule soon on Pfizer's bi...

 2021-09-22 15:53 

China Post

Zuma's trial postponed until October in South Africa...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The corruption trial of former South African President Jacob Zuma was postponed until Oct. 26 while the judge considers a plea from Zuma's lawyer that the prosecution team be dismissed from the case for being biased. Zuma was...

 2021-09-22 15:52 

China Post

Biden meeting with Democrats as $3.5T plan faces party split...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Time growing shorter, President Joe Biden planned to meet privately Wednesday with House and Senate Democrats as Congress worked to bridge party divisions over his big "build back better" agenda ahead of crucial voting dead...

 2021-09-22 15:50 

Ecns.cn

Newly-opened Universal Beijing packed with crowds...

The Universal Beijing Resort formally opens to the public in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 20, 2021....

 2021-09-22 15:49 

Nikkei Asian Review

Showdown over Afghan speaking spot at U.N. faces Monday deadline...

UNITED NATIONS -- A diplomatic face-off is developing in New York between two representatives of Afghanistan -- the Taliban and the remnants of the go...

 2021-09-22 15:48 

Korea Joongang Daily

A message from the Saudi ambassador to Korea...

Sept. 23 of every year brings the memory of a glorious day in our national history where the founding His Majesty King Abdulaziz bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud had unified the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. With such precious national occasion......

 2021-09-22 15:47 

Korea Herald

S. Korea vows to join global efforts to improve situation in war-torn Afghanistan...

South Korea will join international efforts to help Afghanistan overcome the humanitarian crisis and other hardships in the wake of the Taliban takeover, the foreign ministry said Thursday. Ham Sang-wook, deputy foreign minister for multilateral affa...

 2021-09-22 15:46 

China Post

'Foundation' based on Asimov's work thinks big — galaxy big...

NEW YORK (AP) — Most TV dramas try to tell stories over a few years with maybe half a dozen central characters. The new series "Foundation" is a bit more ambitious — try 400 years and 25 million worlds. To say it's sweeping doesn&#...

 2021-09-22 15:45 

Korea Herald

2.6 magnitude quake hits S. Korea's southeastern region: KMA...

A 2.6 magnitude earthquake struck South Korea's southeastern region Thursday afternoon, the state weather agency said. The quake occurred about 14 kilometers south of Changnyeong, about 350 kilometers southeast of Seoul, at 12:02 p.m., according to t...

 2021-09-22 15:42 

Korea Herald

Moon desires stronger combined defense capabilities with US...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday expressed his wish for his country and the United States to further enhance their combined defense capabilities to ensure permanent peace on the Korean Peninsula. Moon made the remarks during his meetin...

 2021-09-22 15:40 

Korea Herald

Pregnant women, teens to be inoculated in Q4...

Pregnant women and children aged 12 to 17 will get COVID-19 vaccines in the fourth quarter of this year, officials said Thursday. The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it would announce new immunization plans on Monday afternoon...

 2021-09-22 15:35 

Taiwan News

CAGR of 6.2%|Stairlift Market (20172021) Revenue To Be US$ 6.9 Bn|Increasing Lifestyle Diseases...

CAGR of 6.2%|Stairlift Market (20172021) Revenue To Be US$ 6.9 Bn|Increasing Lifestyle Diseases | 2021-09-22 11:35:53...

 2021-09-22 15:35 

Taiwan News

Aquaculture Market (20172021) US$ 961.8 Bn|Rising Awareness Regarding Health Benefits And Nutritional Value...

Aquaculture Market (20172021) US$ 961.8 Bn|Rising Awareness Regarding Health Benefits And Nutritional Value | 2021-09-22 11:35:03...

 2021-09-22 15:34 

Taiwan News

CAGR of 5.5%|Construction Adhesives Market Booming Across the Globe Key Segments Type, Technology, Application, And Region...

CAGR of 5.5%|Construction Adhesives Market Booming Across the Globe Key Segments Type, Technology, Application, And Region | 2021-09-22 11:34:04...

 2021-09-22 15:33 

Taiwan News

CAGR of 8.9% By 2026 |LNG as a Bunker Fuel Market Five-Year Cumulative Revenue (20172021) Estimated To Be More Than US$ 3,402.2 Mn...

CAGR of 8.9% By 2026 |LNG as a Bunker Fuel Market Five-Year Cumulative Revenue (20172021) Estimated To Be More Than US$ 3,402.2 Mn | 2021-09-22 11:33:07...

 2021-09-22 15:32 

China Post

Under Taliban, thriving Afghan music scene heads to silence...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A month after the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, the music is starting to go quiet. The last time that the militant group ruled the country, in the late 1990s, it outright banned music. So far this time, the governmen...

 2021-09-22 15:32 

China Post

Morocco: 3 parties agree to form new coalition government...

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco's prime minister-designate announced Wednesday that a three-party coalition will form the country's next government. King Mohammed VI appointed billionaire Aziz Akhanouch as prime minister earlier this month aft...

 2021-09-22 15:32 

China Post

Library devoted to Japan novelist Murakami to open in Tokyo...

TOKYO (AP) — A library devoted to Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami's writings, scrapbooks and record collection opens next week in Tokyo as a spot for literary research, cultural exchange and a gathering spot for his fans. The Haruki Murakami l...

 2021-09-22 15:32 

Taiwan News

Glycated Hemoglobin Testing Market Revenue UD $439.2 n in 2020, Higher For UD $959.2 n by 2030...

Glycated Hemoglobin Testing Market Revenue UD $439.2 n in 2020, Higher For UD $959.2 n by 2030 | 2021-09-22 11:32:10...

 2021-09-22 15:32 

China Post

Indian court allows women to apply to defense academy...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that women will be able to take the entrance examination for the national defense academy in November for the first time, opening the way for them to become full-time officers. The court ...

 2021-09-22 15:32 

China Post

German official slams online 'incitement' after mask killing...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's health minister on Wednesday partly blamed "incitement" against the government's pandemic rules on social media for the killing of a gas station clerk by a man who refused to wear a face mask. A 49-year-old Ge...

 2021-09-22 15:31 

China Post

Day 4 of search in Florida park for Gabby Petito's boyfriend...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Search teams fanned out Wednesday at a Florida wilderness park to search for the boyfriend of Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito, who authorities say was killed while on a cross-country trip with him. The search resumed aro...

 2021-09-22 15:31 

China Post

Existing US home sales fell in August, price growth slows...

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes fell in August and prices that have been soaring eased, the latest sign the housing market is cooling as intense competition leaves many would-be buyers on the sidelines. Existing homes sales fell 2% last month from...

 2021-09-22 15:31 

China Post

R. Kelly says he won't testify at his sex trafficking trial...

NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly told a judge on Wednesday that he won't take the witness stand at his sex trafficking trial, meaning he'll avoid the risk of a potentially brutal cross-examination. "You don't want to testify, correct?" U...

 2021-09-22 15:31 

China Post

Stocks rise broadly on Wall Street ahead of Fed statement...

Stocks rose broadly on Wall Street Wednesday ahead of an update from the Federal Reserve on how and when it might begin easing its extraordinary support measures for the economy. The S&P 500 rose 1% as of 11:13 a.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones Industrial Avera...

 2021-09-22 15:30 

Taiwan News

CAGR of Over 24% By 2026|Automotive Head-Up Display Systems Market|Increasing Number Of Car Manufacturers...

CAGR of Over 24% By 2026|Automotive Head-Up Display Systems Market|Increasing Number Of Car Manufacturers | 2021-09-22 11:30:41...

 2021-09-22 15:30 

South China Morning Post

China should 'fine-tune' nuclear weapons policy amid US pressure, ex-diplomat says...

China should review its policy of not being the first to use a nuclear weapon in a conflict, as it comes under growing pressure from the US and its military alliances, a former diplomat said.Sha Zukang, who was the Chinese ambassador for disarmament affai...

 2021-09-22 15:29 

Taiwan News

US$ 180.3 Mn in 2026|France IT Cooling Systems Market|Increasing Adoption of Cloud-Based Solutions Across Industries...

US$ 180.3 Mn in 2026|France IT Cooling Systems Market|Increasing Adoption of Cloud-Based Solutions Across Industries | 2021-09-22 11:29:48...

 2021-09-22 15:28 

Taiwan News

US$ 10.5 Bn in 2026|Nitrogen Gas Springs Market Booming Across the Globe Key Segments Type, Application, And Region...

US$ 10.5 Bn in 2026|Nitrogen Gas Springs Market Booming Across the Globe Key Segments Type, Application, And Region | 2021-09-22 11:28:57...

 2021-09-22 15:28 

KBS World

Market Uneasiness from Evergrande Default Could Arise amid Deleveraging...

[Economy] : A senior government official said market uneasiness from factors like a possible default by China Evergrande Group could arise while major economies move forward in adjusting policies and deleveraging.At a meeting on macroeconomics and financi...

 2021-09-22 15:27 

Taiwan News

US$ 3.8 Bn (2017-2021)|Fiber Bragg Grating Market Estimated To Stand Out With CAGR Value Of 15% By 2026...

US$ 3.8 Bn (2017-2021)|Fiber Bragg Grating Market Estimated To Stand Out With CAGR Value Of 15% By 2026 | 2021-09-22 11:27:57...

 2021-09-22 15:26 

Taiwan News

Organic Dairy Products Market Surge at 7.2% CAGR By 2026|Growing Awareness Regarding Consumption Of Organic Products...

Organic Dairy Products Market Surge at 7.2% CAGR By 2026|Growing Awareness Regarding Consumption Of Organic Products | 2021-09-22 11:26:28...

 2021-09-22 15:13 

KBS World

Employment among 30s Drops for 18th Straight Month...

[Economy] : The number of employed in their 30s dropped for 18 consecutive months in August, while those who stayed idle without seeking jobs increased, hitting the highest level on record for the month of August.According to Statistics Korea on Thursday,...

 2021-09-22 15:02 

Korea Herald

LG buys Israeli automotive security firm, delves further into auto biz...

LG Electronics is taking over an Israeli firm with expertise in cybersecurity for automobiles as part of its plan to strengthen its auto parts business portfolio. According to the South Korean electronics maker on Thursday, the company recently sign...

 2021-09-22 14:58 

China Post

CDC panel tackles who needs booster shot of COVID vaccine...

An influential panel of advisers to the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention convened on Wednesday to debate which Americans should get COVID-19 booster shots and when — a question that has proved more contentious than the Biden administra...

 2021-09-22 14:54 

Nikkei Asian Review

Taiwan submits bid to join CPTPP trade pact...

TAIPEI -- Taiwan has formally applied to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, the official Central News Age...

 2021-09-22 14:53 

Korea Herald

Tighter regulations on digital sex crime take effect...

Police will be able to conduct undercover investigations in digital sex crime cases, and online grooming of minors will be punishable by law from Friday, the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family said Thursday. Online grooming, which was difficult...

 2021-09-22 14:53 

China Post

Nurse who found bodies of businessman, wife sues for damages...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A home health nurse who discovered the bodies of a prominent Minnesota businessman and his wife in a murder-suicide case is suing their estate and seeking damages for emotional trauma. Lisa Ann Hayes walked in on a grisly scene in...

 2021-09-22 14:52 

China Post

Stocks edge higher on Wall Street ahead of Fed statement...

Stocks edged higher on Wall Street in morning trading Wednesday ahead of an anticipated update from the Federal Reserve on how and when it might begin easing its extraordinary support measures for the economy. The S&P 500 rose 0.8% as of 10:02 a.m. Easter...

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