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 2021-10-17 16:30 

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Gasoline prices to increase by NT$0.8 per liter, and diesel NT$0.9...
 2021-10-17 16:04 

China Post

Repeal of Illinois abortion notification buoyed by Texas law...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Alarmed and at the same time energized by a Texas law that bans most abortions, abortion-rights advocates in the General Assembly are targeting what people on both sides of the contentious issue consider the last restriction...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

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76 Monks’ Chen held for murder ...

Changhua County prosecutors on Saturday detained the convener of the 76 Monks volunteer funeral services group on suspicion of murder after a woman he allegedly assaulted on Friday died in hospital.The woman was an employee at a funeral parlor operated by...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

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US Navy ship transits the Strait ...

The US 7th Fleet yesterday confirmed that a US Navy ship transited the Taiwan Strait on Thursday and Friday."The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Dewey [DDG 105] conducted a Taiwan Strait transit in cooperation with Royal Canadian Navy...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Su tasks MOI with enhancing fire prevention ...

Premier Su Tseng-chang () yesterday issued four directives to address public safety issues that have surfaced following a fire in Kaohsiung that killed 46 people and injured dozens.The fire at the 13-story Cheng Chung Cheng () building on Thursday was Tai...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

Olympic protesters held in Athens ...

Two women yesterday morning attempted to hang a banner from the Acropolis in Athens in protest at the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics, but were detained by Greek police.The women, 18-year-old Tibetan student Tsela Zoksang and 22-year-old exiled Hong Kong...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

EDITORIAL: Bank-backed e-cash vital to Taiwan ...

In light of economies becoming increasingly digitalized, with more financial innovation and decreasing use of cash, the cryptocurrency boom has become a focus of central banks around the world — and Taiwan is no exception.At a forum in Taipei last w...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

Sadat’s nephew helps find Egypt prisoners a way out ...

The fate of dissidents languishing in Egypt's prisons has long been under scrutiny, but one veteran is leveraging his political prowess in a bid to have them released.Mohamed Sadat, 66, nephew of former Egyptian president Anwar Sadat, the first Arab l...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Foreign missions urge easing of controls ...

Several foreign missions in Taiwan have urged the government to ease its strict COVID-19 border controls, which they say are hurting in-person exchanges and business operations.The missions made the appeal in response to media inquiries on how the border ...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Holding KMT informants to account ‘next challenge’ ...

Holding Martial Law-era informants accountable is the next challenge for transitional justice, and requires careful investigation and reflection to avoid a "witch hunt" on one extreme and "whitewashing4; on the other, the Transitional Justi...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

Maple Leafs dress university student as backup goalie ...

University of Toronto goaltender Alex Bishop dressed as the backup to Maple Leafs starter Jack Campbell for Saturday night's 3-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators, living out his dream without getting off the bench for the game."That was pretty sur...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

Reforming radical beliefs offers prisoners freedom ...

Saleh has been languishing in Moroccan jails for 19 years on terrorism charges, but he hopes to be freed soon thanks to a deradicalization program.The former hard-line Islamist, today a bearded prisoner in his 50s, said he once held beliefs that justified...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

Asia turns to US for oil in energy crisis ...

Asian demand for US oil is rising as the energy crisis boosts prices for other crudes that are priced against the global Brent futures contract.China and other Asian buyers have been snapping up supertankers of US oil for delivery next month and seeking m...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

HK-based companies should move to Taiwan ...

The number of people emigrating from Hong Kong has been rapidly increasing, Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department data show, with the territory's population dropping by 110,000 people from 2019 to this year. China's imposition of a National S...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Tsai’s National Day speech highlighted past contributions to ROC: historian ...

President Tsai Ing-wen's () Double Ten National Day address was meant to highlight that the Republic of China (ROC) in Taiwan has been shaped by various forerunners, Academia Historica President Chen Yi-shen () said, after the Chinese Nationalist Part...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

Retired boxing champion trains Niger street kids ...

From the ringside, Niger's ex-heavyweight boxing champion Abdoul Aziz Ousseini, aka "Aziz," gives guidance to his young trainees at a boxing club in the capital, Niamey.About 10 young people drawn from the city streets pull on their gloves and...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

Riley single lifts Braves past Dodgers ...

A couple of clutch swings from breakout slugger Austin Riley on Saturday launched the underdog Atlanta Braves to a fast start in the National League Championship Series.Riley homered and drove in the winning run with a single in the bottom of the ninth in...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Firm’s assets frozen as two children still missing ...

The assets of Tian Da Local Nature Co are to be frozen after at least four people died after falling into the Beishi River () on an outing the company had organized on Saturday, the Taipei City Government said yesterday.Six people — two adults and f...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

EVA increasing cargo fleet as passenger loads drop ...

EVA Airways Corp () on Friday received a new Boeing Co 777F cargo jet, the first delivery of a freight aircraft for the airline in two years.Prior to taking possession, EVA Airways' cargo fleet had five Boeing 777F jets that it received in 2019. The a...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Court upholds fine on CTi News over wiretapping claim ...

The Supreme Administrative Court on Oct. 7 upheld a NT$600,000 fine on the CTi News channel over host James Tai's () misstatement in 2019 that the government was spying on then-presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu () of the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

Ian Easton On Taiwan: China deterrence: Fragile, brittle, and weakening ...

Unless Hollywood movies like Greenland, Deep Impact, and Armageddon have predictive powers and a rogue space rock is heading our way, stopping Chinese Communist Party expansionism is likely to prove the single most challenging and dangerous problem of our...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

Hypermarket profits, outlets surge ...

Hypermarket chains generated NT$161.1 billion (US$5.75 billion) in sales in the first eight months of the year, up 3.6 percent year-on-year, as purchases of food and daily necessities increased amid a local COVID-19 outbreak, even though sales derived fro...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Winners of Golden Tripods unveiled before ceremony ...

The Ministry of Culture on Friday announced the recipients of this year's Golden Tripod Awards, the highest honor in Taiwan's publishing industry.The recipients included Ink Publishing's Chu An-min (), who is to be honored for winning the spec...

 2021-10-17 16:00 

Taipei Times

Pro-military protesters rally in Sudanese capital ...

Thousands of pro-military protesters rallied in central Khartoum on Saturday, vowing not to leave until the government is dissolved in a threat to Sudan's transition to civilian rule.The protest comes as Sudanese politics reels from divisions among th...

 2021-10-17 15:53 

China Post

'Halloween Kills' carves out $50.4 million at box office...

"Halloween Kills" may be available to watch at home, but the latest installment in the Michael Myers saga is making a killing at the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters. The David Gordon Green-directed horror scared up $50.4...

 2021-10-17 15:52 

China Post

Giannis vows to get better, no telling how good he can be...

Giannis Antetokounmpo sometimes looks like he might dunk from the foul line. Other times, the Milwaukee Bucks forward struggles just to reach the rim with a shot from it. Even with holes to fill in his game, Antetokounmpo is already among the best players...

 2021-10-17 15:32 

China Post

The Latest: Fauci dismayed by Texas' move to ban mandates...

WASHNGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci is saying Sunday that it is "really unfortunate" that Gov. Greg Abbott has moved to ban vaccine mandates in the state of Texas. The nation's leading infectious disease doctor, speaking on Fox News Sunday, sa...

 2021-10-17 15:32 

China Post

Bill Clinton released from Southern California hospital...

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — Bill Clinton was released Sunday from the Southern California hospital where he had been treated for an infection. The former president was released around 8 a.m. from the University of California Irvine Medical Center. Clinton...

 2021-10-17 14:58 

China Post

Cities seek to loosen rules on spending federal pandemic aid...

At the Loma Verde Recreation Center south of San Diego, demolition work is underway on a $24 million project that will rebuild the facility from the ground up, complete with a new pool. An hour's drive to the north, the iconic bridge to the Oceanside ...

 2021-10-17 14:53 

China Post

Former US Rep. Dan Benishek of Michigan dies at age 69...

DETROIT (AP) — Dan Benishek, a surgeon who served three terms in Congress representing northern Michigan, including the Upper Peninsula, has died at age 69. He died Friday, according to a family statement, which did not offer further details about h...

 2021-10-17 14:53 

China Post

Louisiana gators thrive, so farmers' return quota may drop...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Once-endangered alligators are thriving in the wild, so Louisiana authorities are proposing a deep cut in the percentage that farmers must return to marshes where their eggs were laid. "Over the past 50 years, alligator nest s...

 2021-10-17 14:52 

China Post

Good deal: Benching doesn't sully Rattler's marketability...

Oklahoma's Spencer Rattler and Miami's D'Eriq King have been two of the most prominent football players to cash in on college sports' new era of allowing athlete endorsements. A month and a half into the first season during which a player ...

 2021-10-17 14:31 

China Post

German Greens agree to start formal talks on new government...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Green party gave its blessing Sunday to opening formal coalition talks on a new government that would speed up the country's exit from coal-fueled power and the expansion of renewable energy. A congress of the environ...

 2021-10-17 14:31 

China Post

Bill Clinton to be released from California hospital...

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — Bill Clinton spent a fourth night at a Southern California hospital where he is recovering from an infection but is expected to be released Sunday after making great progress, a spokesman said. Clinton spokesman Angel Urea said...

 2021-10-17 14:26 

Taiwan News

Golden Dawn is down, but far right rises again in Greece...

Golden Dawn is down, but far right rises again in Greece | 2021-10-17 10:26:00...

 2021-10-17 14:23 

Taiwan News

Global Civil Engineering Market Growing Rapidly with Revenue Assumption to 2031...

Global Civil Engineering Market Growing Rapidly with Revenue Assumption to 2031 | 2021-10-17 10:23:38...

 2021-10-17 14:23 

Taiwan News

Global Construction Coatings Market Trends Evaluation and Prominent Players Update(2022-2031)...

Global Construction Coatings Market Trends Evaluation and Prominent Players Update(2022-2031) | 2021-10-17 10:23:36...

 2021-10-17 14:06 

Taiwan News

Flat Panel Display Market Evaluation, Business Demand, High Tendencies and Forecast to 2031...

Flat Panel Display Market Evaluation, Business Demand, High Tendencies and Forecast to 2031 | 2021-10-17 10:06:29...

 2021-10-17 14:06 

Taiwan News

Fruit Vinegar Market 2021 by Producers, Areas, Sort and Software, Forecast to 2031...

Fruit Vinegar Market 2021 by Producers, Areas, Sort and Software, Forecast to 2031 | 2021-10-17 10:06:29...

 2021-10-17 14:00 

Taiwan News

Instant Messaging Market | Qualitative Analysis Focus on Technological Growth and Scope 2021 to 2031...

Instant Messaging Market | Qualitative Analysis Focus on Technological Growth and Scope 2021 to 2031 | 2021-10-17 10:00:44...

 2021-10-17 13:53 

China Post

In quiet debut, Alzheimer's drug finds questions, skepticism...

The first new Alzheimer's treatment in more than 20 years was hailed as a breakthrough when regulators approved it more than four months ago, but its rollout has been slowed by questions about its price and how well it works. Several major medical cen...

 2021-10-17 13:52 

China Post

The Latest: Tagovailoa leads Miami against Jaguars in London...

The Latest on Week 6 in the NFL (all times EDT): 9:15 a.m. Tua Tagovailoa and Trevor Lawrence square off in London as the Miami Dolphins and Jacksonville Jaguars both try to halt losing streaks. The winless Jags (0-5) have lost 20 consecutive games. The D...

 2021-10-17 13:32 

China Post

Japan's premier sends offering to controversial Tokyo shrine...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's new prime minister donated ritual offerings Sunday to a Tokyo shrine viewed by Chinese and Koreans as a symbol of Japanese wartime aggression, though he did not make a visit in person. Fumio Kishida donated "masakaki"...

 2021-10-17 13:31 

China Post

Heavy rains, landslides leave 18 dead in south India...

NEW DELHI (AP) — At least 18 people have died a day after torrential rains swept through villages and flooded roads in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Officials said rescuers recovered the bodies in two of the worst-hit districts, Kottayam and ...

 2021-10-17 13:31 

China Post

Celebrities to join Prince William for Earthshot Prize award...

LONDON (AP) — Celebrities will join Prince William in London on Sunday for the inaugural awards ceremony of his Earthshot Prize, an ambitious environmental program aiming to find new ideas and technologies around the world to tackle climate change a...

 2021-10-17 13:23 

Taiwan News

Global Commercial Aircraft Air Management Systems Market Introducing New Industry Dynamics Through Swot Analysis 2022-2031...

Global Commercial Aircraft Air Management Systems Market Introducing New Industry Dynamics Through Swot Analysis 2022-2031 | 2021-10-17 09:23:38...

 2021-10-17 13:07 

Taiwan News

Portable Analytical Instruments Market | Future Development Opportunities Analysis Focus on Research Technology and Precise Outlook 2021 to 2031...

Portable Analytical Instruments Market | Future Development Opportunities Analysis Focus on Research Technology and Precise Outlook 2021 to 2031 | 2021-10-17 09:07:46...

 2021-10-17 13:04 

China Post

US religious group says 17 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A group of 17 U.S. missionaries including children was kidnapped by a gang in Haiti on Saturday, according to a voice message sent to various religious missions by an organization with direct knowledge of the incident. T...

 2021-10-17 13:04 

China Post

Japan PM says Fukushima wastewater release can't be delayed...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's new prime minister on Sunday said the planned mass disposal of wastewater stored at the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant cannot be delayed, despite concerns from local residents. Speaking at his first visit to the fac...

 2021-10-17 13:03 

China Post

Workers near Zion homeless amid housing crunch, tourism bump...

VIRGIN , Utah (AP) — A hot wind whipped across the red sand just outside of Zion National Park where a woman and her dogs live in a 1970s camper because she can't find housing in Springdale, where she works. After four years of working at Spring...

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