Taiwan

» Auto updated continuously

• Source limited to: China Post

 2021-10-13 15:53 

China Post

Stocks edge lower on Wall Street, giving up an early gain...

Stocks edged mostly lower on Wall Street in midday trading Wednesday after giving up an early gain. The S&P 500 fell 0.2% as of 11:33 a.m. Eastern. The benchmark index could be headed for its fourth straight decline. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell ...

 2021-10-13 15:53 

China Post

College Football Picks: No. 1 Dawgs face another 'big' game...

Sometimes a big game really isn't. No. 1 Georgia faces No. 11 Kentucky on Saturday, the third straight game for the Bulldogs against a ranked Southeastern Conference opponent. Georgia won the first two games by a combined score of 71-10, and the oddsm...

 2021-10-13 15:53 

China Post

Lions coach Campbell says Ragnow feels guilty about surgery...

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell said center Frank Ragnow feels guilty about having season-ending toe surgery. Campbell said Wednesday that the surgery went well, adding Ragnow does not need to feel bad about doing the right...

 2021-10-13 15:52 

China Post

1 dead, 21 injured as severe storm hits Hong Kong...

BEIJING (AP) — A strong tropical storm bearing down on Hong Kong on Wednesday left one person dead and 21 others injured, as city authorities suspended classes, stock market trading and government services. Typhoon Kompasu moved across the South Chi...

 2021-10-13 15:52 

China Post

Alabama loss creates potential for wild finish in SEC West...

With one Small kick and a rather sizable upset, Texas A&M caused quite a shakeup in the Southeastern Conference Western Division. The Aggies' 41-38 upset of then-No. 1 Alabama on Seth Small's field goal opened the door for the Crimson Tide's d...

 2021-10-13 15:32 

China Post

Bulgarian coal miners demand job security, fear changes...

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Hundreds of Bulgarian coal miners and energy workers staged a protest on Wednesday to demand government guarantees for their jobs amid bids by the European Union to close mines and reduce carbon emissions. Buses carried protes...

 2021-10-13 15:32 

China Post

Norway's PM-designate: Center-left govt to focus on climate...

HELSINKI (AP) — Norway's prime minister-designate on Wednesday presented his proposal for a two-party, center-left minority government that is pledging to pursue "a fair climate policy that cuts emissions and creates jobs." Jonas Gahr St...

 2021-10-13 15:32 

China Post

Judge dismisses Fulton County ballot review case in Georgia...

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit that alleged fraud in Georgia's most populous county during the 2020 election. The suit sought a review of some 147,000 absentee ballots in search of illegitimate votes, but no evidence eme...

 2021-10-13 15:32 

China Post

Film TV workers union says strike to start next week...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The union representing film and television crews says its 60,000 members will begin a nationwide strike on Monday if it does not reach a deal that satisfies demands for fair and safe working conditions. A strike would bring a halt...

 2021-10-13 15:32 

China Post

Prosecutor: Foreigner fueled Giuliani associate's donations...

NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor opened the trial of an associate of Rudy Giuliani Wednesday by blaming him for planning to use up to $1 million in money from a Russian financier to infiltrate U.S. elections to further his own business interests. "T...

 2021-10-13 15:31 

China Post

COVID-19 hospital visitor rules: Families want more access...

MIAMI (AP) — Banned from the Florida hospital room where her mother lay dying of COVID-19, Jayden Arbelaez pitched an idea to construction employees working nearby. "Is there any way that I could get there?" Arbelaez asked them, pointing to ...

 2021-10-13 15:31 

China Post

William Shatner, TV's Capt. Kirk, blasts into space...

VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — Hollywood's Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, blasted into space Wednesday in a convergence of science fiction and science reality, reaching the final frontier aboard a ship built by Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin co...

 2021-10-13 15:31 

China Post

With virus cases down, Florida cities resume usual water use...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Two of Florida's largest cities have ended water emergencies now that COVID-19 hospitalizations have declined drastically in the state. Back in August, the city-owned Orlando Utilities Commission asked residents to stop wate...

 2021-10-13 14:52 

China Post

Stocks wobble as investors review earnings, inflation data...

Stocks wobbled between small gains and losses in morning trading on Wall Street Wednesday as investors reviewed several big earnings reports and the latest data on inflation. The S&P 500 fell 0.3% as of 10:20 a.m. Eastern. The benchmark index is coming of...

 2021-10-13 14:32 

China Post

Hurricane Pamela makes landfall on Mexico's Pacific coast...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Pamela made landfall on Mexico's Pacific coast just north of Mazatlan Wednesday, bringing high winds and rain to the port city. Pamela regained hurricane strength just before it hit the coast 40 miles (65 kms) north ...

 2021-10-13 14:32 

China Post

Alabama communities still cleaning up after deadly flooding...

PELHAM Ala. (AP) — Communities affected by last week's flash flooding, which left roads and neighborhoods under water and killed four people in Alabama, are still working to clean up the mess and address persistent drainage issues that seem to b...

 2021-10-13 14:32 

China Post

Kyrie Irving skips COVID jab and benches himself for now...

It's hard to know where Kyrie Irving is getting his vaccination information. Hope it's not the same sources that had him convinced for a while the Earth was flat. True story. So maybe it wasn't much of a surprise Tuesday when science tripped u...

 2021-10-13 14:32 

China Post

Great Brexit brawl: EU offers to improve N Ireland trade...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The great Brexit brawl is heading into its next standoff on Wednesday when European Union concessions to improve trade in Northern Ireland look likely to be deemed insufficient by the United Kingdom. Officials said that the EU's ...

 2021-10-13 14:32 

China Post

Germany pays tribute to troops who served in Afghanistan...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's leaders paid tribute Wednesday to its troops that served over nearly 20 years in Afghanistan, and the country's president said the German answer to the mission's disappointing end must not be "resignation and ...

 2021-10-13 14:31 

China Post

William Shatner, TV's Capt. Kirk, boards rocket for blastoff...

VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — Hollywood's Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, climbed aboard a rocket ship along with three fellow passengers for a real-life ride into space Wednesday, courtesy of "Star Trek" fan Jeff Bezos. The four beg...

 2021-10-13 14:31 

China Post

Wildfire rages in Southern California coastal mountains...

SOLVANG, Calif. (AP) — A major highway in Southern California coastal mountains remained closed Wednesday and evacuation orders were in place as a growing wildfire chewed through dry vegetation in the region. More than 760 firefighters battled the A...

 2021-10-13 14:31 

China Post

Stutzmann to follow Spano as Atlanta Symphony music director...

Nathalie Stutzmann, the French-born contralto turned conductor, will succeed Robert Spano as music director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra starting with the 2022-23 season and become the second woman to lead a major American orchestra. The 56-year-old ...

 2021-10-13 14:04 

China Post

One last 'Keeper of the Lost Cities' scheduled for 2023...

NEW YORK (AP) — Author Shannon Messenger can now see the end for her telepathic heroine Sophie and the million-selling middle-grade series "Keeper of the Lost Cities." Aladdin Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, ...

 2021-10-13 13:59 

China Post

Neo-fascists exploit 'no-vax' rage, posing dilemma for Italy...

ROME (AP) — An extreme-right political party's violent exploitation of anger over Italy's coronavirus restrictions is forcing authorities to wrestle with the country's fascist legacy and fueling fears there could be a replay of last week...

 2021-10-13 13:53 

China Post

Ms. Foundation focuses funds on groups led by minority women...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Ms. Foundation for Women unveiled $4 million in funding Wednesday for more than 100 groups that are working for social justice. But the nation's oldest women's foundation says it hopes its grants will exert an even larger...

 2021-10-13 13:53 

China Post

Judge blocks Baltimore from banning Catholic group's rally...

Baltimore city officials can't ban a conservative Roman Catholic media outlet from holding a prayer rally at a city-owned pavilion during a U.S. bishops' meeting next month, a federal judge has ruled, saying the First Amendment right to free speec...

 2021-10-13 13:53 

China Post

Aim to ease supply chain bottlenecks with LA port going 24/7...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Wednesday it has helped broker an agreement for the Port of Los Angeles to become a 24-hour, seven-days-a-week operation, part of an effort to relieve supply chain bottlenecks and move stranded container ships ...

 2021-10-13 13:53 

China Post

EXPLAINER: Why the Social Security COLA is jumping next year...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rising inflation has triggered a sizable increase in Social Security's annual cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, for 2022. The Social Security Administration announced the 5.9% COLA on Wednesday after a Labor Department report...

 2021-10-13 13:53 

China Post

Stocks inch mostly higher on Wall Street in early trading...

Stocks are inching higher in early trading on Wall Street led by strength in several Big Tech companies. The S&P 500 was up 0.3% in the early going Wednesday. The benchmark index is coming off a three-day losing streak. The tech-heavy Nasdaq was up 0.6% a...

 2021-10-13 13:52 

China Post

The Latest: Russia sets another daily virus death record...

MOSCOW — Russia has reported a record 984 daily coronavirus deaths amid a slow vaccination rate. It's marked several record daily death tolls in the past few weeks. Infections have soared to near all-time highs, with 28,717 confirmed cases repor...

 2021-10-13 13:31 

China Post

Pope OKs crediting miracle to John Paul I on sainthood path...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Wednesday approved the crediting of what was described as the miraculous healing of a child to the intercession of John Paul I, advancing the cause for sainthood for one of his predecessors who died 33 days after ...

 2021-10-13 13:04 

China Post

EXPLAINER: Why are UK and the EU still fighting over Brexit?...

LONDON (AP) — "Get Brexit done" was British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's slogan when he ran for election two years ago. Since then, the U.K. has pulled out of the European Union after more than four decades of membership and several ye...

 2021-10-13 13:03 

China Post

Pamela hits Mexico's Pacific coast at hurricane force...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Pamela hit Mexico's Pacific coast just north of the port city of Mazatlan Wednesday at hurricane force, bringing high winds and rain to the city. Pamela regained hurricane strength just before it hit the coast 40 miles (65 kms...

 2021-10-13 12:53 

China Post

Daily Wire launches conservative book publishing imprint...

NEW YORK (AP) — A publishing division started by the conservative media company the Daily Wire will include releases by Daily Wire co-founder Ben Shapiro, former "Mandalorian"; actor Gia Carano, and a book by one of the officers involved in t...

 2021-10-13 12:53 

China Post

FDA spells out lower sodium goals for food industry...

NEW YORK (AP) — Food companies are coming under renewed pressure to use less salt after U.S. regulators spelled out long-awaited guidelines aimed at reducing sodium levels in dozens of foods including condiments, cereals, french fries and potato chi...

 2021-10-13 12:53 

China Post

US regulators seek answers from Tesla over lack of recall...

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety investigators want to know why Tesla didn't file recall documents when it updated Autopilot software to better identify parked emergency vehicles, escalating a simmering clash between the automaker and regulators. In a...

 2021-10-13 12:53 

China Post

Inflation rises 5.4% from year ago, matching 13-year high...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer prices rose 0.4% last month, slightly higher than August's gain and pushing annual inflation back to the highest increase in 13 years. The consumer price index rose 5.4% in September from a year ago, up slightly from A...

 2021-10-13 12:53 

China Post

Social Security COLA largest in decades as inflation jumps...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. The biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39 years follows a burst in inflation as the economy struggles to shake off the drag of the coronavirus pa...

 2021-10-13 12:03 

China Post

Germany sees spike in migrants arriving via 'Belarus route'...

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities said Wednesday that the number of migrants arriving in the country via Poland and Belarus has gone up during the months that several European Union nations have accused the Belarusian government of encouraging people...

 2021-10-13 11:58 

China Post

Delta posts $1.2 billion Q3 profit, touts holiday bookings...

Delta Air Lines posted a $1.2 billion profit for the third quarter, helped by the latest installment of federal pandemic aid for the airline industry, and gave an upbeat forecast for the holiday-dominated fourth quarter. Still, the airline warned that ris...

 2021-10-13 11:53 

China Post

Edmunds: The five to drive in 2022 are worth the wait...

There are a number of new models on the horizon that promise big improvements. Buyers may find that holding out until they arrive nets them a forward-looking vehicle that leaves today's models in the dust. Here are five of them coming out in the next ...

 2021-10-13 11:53 

China Post

Tensions rise as US seeks answers from Tesla over no recall...

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety investigators want to know why Tesla didn't file recall documents when it updated Autopilot software to better identify parked emergency vehicles, escalating a simmering clash between the automaker and regulators. In a...

 2021-10-13 11:53 

China Post

JPMorgan's 3Q profits rise, but low rates weigh on revenue...

NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase posted a 24% jump in third-quarter profits on Wednesday, largely driven by one-time items that boosted its results, as the bank struggled to grow revenues with interest rates at near-zero levels. The nation's large...

 2021-10-13 11:44 

China Post

Wages stagnant for years for most Taiwan workers: survey...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — If you are hoping for a light at the end of the COVID tunnel (a pay raise for instance), you should brace yourselves for some bad news. Most Taiwan workers haven't seen their income increase in recent years despite Taiw...

 2021-10-13 11:33 

China Post

Logjam at busiest UK commercial port adds to Christmas fears...

LONDON (AP) — A logjam at the U.K.'s busiest commercial port ratcheted up concerns Wednesday that the country could see an array of shortages in the crucial Christmas trading period, including of toys and food. Worries have mounted over recent w...

 2021-10-13 11:33 

China Post

Neo-Nazi's burial in Jewish gravesite causes stir in Germany...

BERLIN (AP) — The burial of a Holocaust denier in the gravesite of a Jewish music professor has caused an uproar in Germany. The top German government official tasked with combating antisemitism, Commissioner for Jewish Life Felix Klein, criticized ...

 2021-10-13 11:33 

China Post

Artist wants Hong Kong sculpture back as deadline passes...

HONG KONG (AP) — A Danish artist is seeking to get back his sculpture in Hong Kong commemorating the victims of China's 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown as a deadline passed for its removal Wednesday. Jens Galschioet said in an emailed statement ...

 2021-10-13 11:33 

China Post

US asks Tesla why it didn't recall Autopilot driving system...

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. highway safety investigators want to know why Tesla didn't file recall paperwork when it updated its Autopilot software to better identify parked emergency vehicles. In a letter to Tesla, the National Highway Traffic Safety A...

 2021-10-13 11:31 

China Post

The AP Interview: NZ climate chief to aim higher at UN talks...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has shown that humans are very good at responding to an immediate crisis, says New Zealand's Climate Change Minister James Shaw. But when it comes to dealing with a slower-moving threat lik...

 2021-10-13 10:58 

China Post

EU urges members to protect poor residents amid energy hikes...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive branch advised the 27 EU member countries Wednesday to adopt tax cuts, state aid and other measures to help households and businesses weather the impact of high energy prices that have fueled a rene...

  • Need an account?  
    or