Taiwan

» Auto updated continuously

 2021-09-17 15:32 

China Post

The Latest: UN says Taliban must form inclusive Afghan govt...

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution stressing that Afghanistan's new Taliban rulers need to establish an inclusive government with "the full, equal and meaningful participation of women and uphold...

 2021-09-17 15:31 

China Post

Boston's famous Skinny House sells for a nice fat price...

BOSTON (AP) — Boston's famous Skinny House has sold for a nice fat price. The home in the city's North End hit the market in August for $1.2 million, and the deal was closed Thursday for $1.25 million, according to Zillow. The home "rece...

 2021-09-17 15:31 

China Post

Biden, world leaders try to hammer out next steps on climate...

Washington (AP) — President Joe Biden tried to hammer out the world's next steps against rapidly worsening climate change in a private, virtual session with a small group of other global leaders Friday, and announced a new U.S.-European pledge t...

 2021-09-17 15:24 

Taiwan News

Greece tightens its border with Turkey amid 'tough but fair migration policy'...

Greece tightens its border with Turkey amid 'tough but fair migration policy' | 2021-09-17 11:24:00...

 2021-09-17 15:21 

Taiwan News

African Swine Fever: China's other pandemic...

African Swine Fever: China's other pandemic | 2021-09-17 11:21:00...

 2021-09-17 14:54 

China Post

Union Pacific CEO sees strong economy coming out of pandemic...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — As Union Pacific's CEO, Lance Fritz has had to find ways to keep the freight moving during the coronavirus pandemic as the economy nearly ground to a halt and then roared back to life. Now he is working to help clear up a majo...

 2021-09-17 14:54 

China Post

At long last, Ballmer, Clippers break ground on new home...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The design meetings have been going on for years. Technology has evolved throughout the process. Painstaking decisions were made time and time again, right down to what an inch or two difference in leg room between rows woul...

 2021-09-17 14:53 

China Post

Enbridge ordered to pay $3M for Line 3 groundwater leak...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota regulators have ordered Enbridge to pay more than $3 million for allegedly violating state environmental law by piercing a groundwater aquifer during construction of the Line 3 oil pipeline. The state Department of N...

 2021-09-17 14:53 

China Post

Juventus reports 210 million euros in losses amid pandemic...

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus reported a loss of 210 million euros ($250 million) for the 2020-21 financial year on Friday, attributed mainly to the pandemic's effect on the transfer market and ticket sales. Revenue from player registration right...

 2021-09-17 14:53 

China Post

Biden, other leaders meet to push for more action on climate...

President Joe Biden tried to hammer out the world's next steps against rapidly worsening climate change in a private, virtual session with a small group of other global leaders Friday, and announced a new U.S.-European pledge to cut climate-wrecking m...

 2021-09-17 14:53 

China Post

UN: Climate pledges put world on 'catastrophic pathway'...

BERLIN (AP) — The world is on a "catastrophic pathway" toward a hotter future unless governments make more ambitious pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the head of the United Nations said Friday. A new U.N. report reviewing all the nat...

 2021-09-17 14:52 

China Post

Stocks fall on Wall Street, giving up a gain for the week...

Stocks edged lower in morning trading on Wall Street Friday as the market heads for a weak ending to an up-and-down week of trading. Trading has been choppy throughout the week. Investors have been reviewing a mixed bag of economic data to gain a better s...

 2021-09-17 14:49 

China Post

WHO director: Lebanon's brain drain threat to health sector...

BEIRUT (AP) — The World Health Organization's director general on Friday expressed deep concern about the impact of Lebanon's economic meltdown and multiple crises on the wellbeing of the nation, and said the brain drain among the country...

 2021-09-17 14:38 

Taiwan News

Osmani: If Kosovo delivers, the European Union should also deliver...

Osmani: If Kosovo delivers, the European Union should also deliver | 2021-09-17 10:38:00...

 2021-09-17 14:31 

China Post

Latest: FDA panel to offer recommendations on booster shots...

WASHINGTON — Government advisers are debating whether to recommend extra doses of the Pfizer vaccine, a key step toward the Biden administration's plan to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to most Americans. Scientists inside and outside the U.S. ...

 2021-09-17 14:20 

Taiwan News

Global Biological Crop Protection (Biopesticides) Market (USD 13,879.6 Mn) Notable Developments And Geographical Outlook up to 2031...

Global Biological Crop Protection (Biopesticides) Market (USD 13,879.6 Mn) Notable Developments And Geographical Outlook up to 2031 | 2021-09-17 10:20:31...

 2021-09-17 14:05 

Taiwan News

EU's new Indo-Pacific strategy: What are the objectives and challenges?...

EU's new Indo-Pacific strategy: What are the objectives and challenges? | 2021-09-17 10:05:00...

 2021-09-17 14:04 

China Post

NZ abandons cricket tour of Pakistan wary of attack...

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — New Zealand abandoned its cricket tour of Pakistan on Friday because it was wary of being attacked outside Rawalpindi Stadium, according to the Pakistan government. New Zealand Cricket declined to reveal the nature of the...

 2021-09-17 14:03 

China Post

Illegal marijuana farms take West's scarce water...

LA PINE, Ore. (AP) — Jack Dwyer pursued a dream of getting back to the land by moving in 1972 to an idyllic, tree-studded parcel in Oregon with a creek running through it. "We were going to grow our own food. We were going to live righteously. W...

 2021-09-17 14:00 

Taiwan News

Study Suggests Food Can Suppress Main Dengue Fever-Like Symptoms...

Study Suggests Food Can Suppress Main Dengue Fever-Like Symptoms | 2021-09-17 10:00:00...

 2021-09-17 13:58 

China Post

IOC urges Olympic teams to ask for more vaccines...

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic teams were urged Friday by the IOC to request more Chinese and Pfizer vaccines ahead of the 2022 Beijing Winter Games, which will be held in the country where the coronavirus outbreak started. The International O...

 2021-09-17 13:56 

Taiwan News

5.9 % CAGR for Global Bent Glass Market to Remain Dormant in Near Term, Projects Market.us (2021-2031)...

5.9 % CAGR for Global Bent Glass Market to Remain Dormant in Near Term, Projects Market.us (2021-2031) | 2021-09-17 09:56:58...

 2021-09-17 13:52 

China Post

Stocks open lower, barely holding on to a gain for the week...

Stocks are off to a mostly lower start on Wall Street Friday as the market heads for a weak ending to an up-and-down week of trading. The S&P 500 index slipped 0.2% in the first few minutes of trading. The benchmark index has alternated between gains and ...

 2021-09-17 13:51 

Central News Agency

KMT boycotts premier's report on first day of legislative session - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) The opposition Kuomintang (KMT) boycotted much of the opening day of a new legislative session Friday, demanding that Premier Su Tseng-chang () apologize for the government's COVID-19 policy before presenting a report and fieldi...

 2021-09-17 13:49 

Taiwan News

New Era of Baby Food & Infant Formula Market Predicted to Garner $94,198.8 Million at a CAGR of 9.2%...

New Era of Baby Food & Infant Formula Market Predicted to Garner $94,198.8 Million at a CAGR of 9.2% | 2021-09-17 09:49:44...

 2021-09-17 13:40 

Taiwan News

Albania approves new female-dominated Cabinet...

Albania approves new female-dominated Cabinet | 2021-09-17 09:40:00...

 2021-09-17 13:33 

China Post

UK says it will simplify confusing COVID-19 travel rules...

LONDON (AP) — The British government says it plans to simplify rules for international travel during the coronavirus pandemic, with an announcement coming later Friday. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said on Twitter that he would "set out meas...

 2021-09-17 13:32 

China Post

Slovenia starts mandatory vaccination for government workers...

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia's government said on Friday that it would immediately start with compulsory COVID-19 vaccination for all government employees, stepping up anti-virus measures that had already sparked a major riot in the small...

 2021-09-17 13:32 

China Post

Berlin buys thousands of apartments from corporate landlords...

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin's city government said Friday it is buying some 14,750 apartments from two large corporate landlords for 2.46 billion euros ($2.9 billion) — a deal announced a week before local and national elections as the German cap...

 2021-09-17 13:32 

China Post

Armenia takes Azerbaijan to UN court alleging discrimination...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Armenia is taking its decades long territorial dispute with neighboring Azerbaijan — that erupted into armed conflict again last year — to the United Nations' highest court. Armenia filed a case at the I...

 2021-09-17 13:32 

China Post

Texan linked to 'boogaloo' convicted of attempted murder...

NEW BOSTON, Texas (AP) — A Texas man linked to the "boogaloo" movement who livestreamed threats to kill police has been convicted of attempted murder of a peace officer, a violation of the Texas Hate Crimes Act. Aaron Caleb Swenson, 38, was ...

 2021-09-17 13:32 

China Post

After wildfires, Europe's Med leaders discuss climate crisis...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Leaders and senior representatives from nine Mediterranean countries in Europe began meetings in Athens Friday focused on climate change in the wake of massive summer wildfires. Authorities banned demonstrations and large publi...

 2021-09-17 13:31 

China Post

FDA panel is first key test for Biden COVID-19 booster plan...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration's embattled plan to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to most Americans faced its first major hurdle Friday as a government advisory panel met to decide whether to endorse extra doses of the Pfizer vaccin...

 2021-09-17 13:31 

China Post

Amal Clooney appointed special adviser to ICC prosecutor...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — British human rights lawyer Amal Clooney was named Friday as one of 17 special advisers to the new chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. Clooney was appointed as an adviser on the Darfur region of Sudan,...

 2021-09-17 13:31 

China Post

2 charged with murder of N Ireland journalist Lyra McKee...

LONDON (AP) — Two men appeared in court Friday in connection with the murder of Lyra McKee, a Northern Irish journalist shot dead as she covered rioting in Londonderry in 2019. Gearoid Cavanagh, 33, and Jordan Devine, 21, were charged with murder, p...

 2021-09-17 13:11 

Taiwan News

Myanmar's junta to put Aung San Suu Kyi on trial for corruption...

Myanmar's junta to put Aung San Suu Kyi on trial for corruption | 2021-09-17 09:11:00...

 2021-09-17 13:04 

China Post

France's Macron unveils model of new, green high-speed train...

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday unveiled a mock-up of the next generation of greener super high-speed trains, known in France as TGVs — four decades after the first TGV was launched. At a presentation at Paris' Gare...

 2021-09-17 13:03 

China Post

Sotheby's puts rare U.S. Constitution copy for auction...

NEW YORK (AP) — A very special birth certificate will be auctioned off later this year — a rare copy of the U.S. Constitution. Sotheby's announced Friday — appropriately on Constitution Day — that in November it will put up for...

 2021-09-17 13:00 

Taiwan News

Austria hears first suit over COVID-19 'superspreader' outbreak at Ischgl resort...

Austria hears first suit over COVID-19 'superspreader' outbreak at Ischgl resort | 2021-09-17 09:00:00...

 2021-09-17 12:53 

China Post

System outage grounds United flights briefly...

NEW YORK (AP) — United Airlines suffered a brief system outage early Friday and the Federal Aviation Administration issued a ground stop of less than an hour for all United flights. The ground stop order was lifted before 8 a.m. at the airline's...

 2021-09-17 12:46 

Taiwan News

Viktor Orban: Hungary must remain in EU...

Viktor Orban: Hungary must remain in EU | 2021-09-17 08:46:00...

 2021-09-17 12:32 

China Post

Latest: Cambodia vaccinating kids ages 6 to 11 for school...

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia is vaccinating children ages 6 to 11 so students can safely return to schools that have been closed for months due to the coronavirus. Prime Minister Hun Sen inaugurated the campaign Friday, with his grandchildren and...

 2021-09-17 12:31 

China Post

To unseat Trudeau, Conservative leader seeks middle ground...

TORONTO (AP) — The man who could oust Prime Minister Justin Trudeau from power advertised himself a year ago as a "true-blue conservative." He became Conservative Party leader with a pledge to "take back Canada" and almost immediatel...

 2021-09-17 12:31 

China Post

The Latest: Taliban order male students, teachers to school...

ISTANBUL — The Taliban's education ministry says all male students grades six to 12 and male teachers should resume classes across Afghanistan, starting on Saturday. The statement published on Facebook on Friday did not include girls of that age...

 2021-09-17 12:31 

China Post

United Airlines briefly stops flights after system outage...

NEW YORK (AP) — United Airlines suffered a brief system outage early Friday and the Federal Aviation Administration issued a ground stop of less than an hour for all United flights. The ground stop order was lifted before 8 a.m. at the airline's...

 2021-09-17 12:05 

Central News Agency

EVA Air named 3rd best international airline in 2021 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) EVA Airways, one of the leading international carriers in Taiwan, was named the 3rd best airline in the world in 2021, according to the New York-based Travel + Leisure magazine....

 2021-09-17 12:04 

China Post

Milley: Calls to China were 'perfectly' within scope of job...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The top U.S. military officer said Friday that calls he made to his Chinese counterpart in the final stormy months of Donald Trump's presidency were "perfectly within the duties and responsibilities"; of his job. In ...

 2021-09-17 12:03 

China Post

NZ abandons cricket tour of Pakistan over security concerns...

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — New Zealand abandoned its cricket tour of Pakistan on Friday over security concerns that mystified the hosts, just before the Black Caps' first scheduled match in Pakistan in 18 years. New Zealand Cricket said it rece...

 2021-09-17 12:03 

Taiwan News

Google, Apple remove Navalny's tactical voting app as Russian polls open...

Google, Apple remove Navalny's tactical voting app as Russian polls open | 2021-09-17 08:03:00...

 2021-09-17 11:53 

China Post

Prince William unveils finalists for environmental prize...

LONDON (AP) — Prince William announced 15 inaugural finalists Friday for the Earthshot Prize, his ambitious global environmental award that aims to find new ideas and technologies to tackle climate change, air pollution and the Earth's most pres...

  • Need an account?  
    or