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 2021-09-15 13:31 

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Spain restarts talks to resolve Catalan secession crisis...

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's prime minister and Catalonia's leader met Wednesday to restart negotiations in hopes of finding a solution to the ongoing political crisis caused by the region's separatist movement. Prime Minister Pedro S...

 2021-09-15 13:31 

China Post

Small plane crashes in Indonesia's Papua; 3 crew found dead...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A small cargo plane crashed in a steep mountainous forest in Indonesia's easternmost Papua province on Wednesday, killing all three people on board, officials said. Timika rescue agency chief George Leo Mercy Randang sa...

 2021-09-15 13:30 

Taiwan News

Active Insulation Market Is Primarily Driven By High Use Of Building and Construction Industry Worldwide (2022-2031)...

Active Insulation Market Is Primarily Driven By High Use Of Building and Construction Industry Worldwide (2022-2031) | 2021-09-15 09:30:20...

 2021-09-15 13:26 

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Organic Bedding Market Major Factor Driving Growth Is Increasing Adoption of High-End Lifestyle Products...

Organic Bedding Market Major Factor Driving Growth Is Increasing Adoption of High-End Lifestyle Products | 2021-09-15 09:26:39...

 2021-09-15 13:21 

Taiwan News

Active Toughening Agent for Epoxy Resin Market (Updated Report): Predicted to Garner $1,530.5 Million at a CAGR of 4.5%...

Active Toughening Agent for Epoxy Resin Market (Updated Report): Predicted to Garner $1,530.5 Million at a CAGR of 4.5% | 2021-09-15 09:21:07...

 2021-09-15 13:19 

Taiwan News

Poultry Diagnostics Market Growth Factor Is Increasing Outbreak of Poultry Diseases Avian Influenza...

Poultry Diagnostics Market Growth Factor Is Increasing Outbreak of Poultry Diseases Avian Influenza | 2021-09-15 09:19:20...

 2021-09-15 13:19 

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Last suspect in NT$77 million cash heist in Tainan arrested - Focus Taiwan...

Tainan, Sept. 15 (CNA) A man wanted by police for his alleged involvement in a 2009 robbery that saw NT$77.36 million (US$2.80 million) in cash was stolen, and in a 2014 kidnap case, was arrested in Tainan on Wednesday, the city's police department sa...

 2021-09-15 13:08 

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Petroleum Coke Market Driven By Growing Usage of Petcoke As Cost Effective Fuel In Cements And Energy Industries...

Petroleum Coke Market Driven By Growing Usage of Petcoke As Cost Effective Fuel In Cements And Energy Industries | 2021-09-15 09:08:07...

 2021-09-15 13:04 

China Post

The Latest: China urges that Afghan funds abroad be unfrozen...

BEIJING — China says it is maintaining contact between its embassy in Afghanistan and the Taliban and is calling for Afghan government funds held abroad to be unfrozen. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian on Wednesday said the Chinese Embassy ...

 2021-09-15 13:04 

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Dire warning from Newsom helped turn California recall tide...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An ominous four-word message issued by California Gov. Gavin Newsom's campaign on the morning of Aug. 5 served as the shock Democrats needed to take seriously a recall election that could remove him from office: "This reca...

 2021-09-15 13:04 

China Post

DoorDash sues New York City over rights to customer data...

DoorDash is suing New York City over a new law that requires delivery companies to share customer data with restaurants. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday, is the latest in a string of legal tussles between the delivery companies and local governments, reflect...

 2021-09-15 13:04 

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Biden, CEOs, biz leaders meet on COVID-19 vaccine mandates...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden was meeting Wednesday with the CEOs of Walt Disney and Columbia Sportswear, and other business executives and leaders leaders to discuss his recently announced vaccine requirement for companies that employ at le...

 2021-09-15 13:03 

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Pope rejects German archbishop's resignation over abuse...

BERLIN (AP) — Pope Francis has rejected the resignation of the archbishop of Hamburg, who offered to step down in March after he was faulted for his handling of sexual abuse in his previous diocese. The papal nuncio's office in Berlin said in a ...

 2021-09-15 12:58 

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Iraq election chief vows fair elections despite concerns...

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq is taking measures to close loopholes and conduct fair elections despite attempts to compromise the upcoming polls, the head of Iraq's electoral commission said. Judge Jaleel Adnan Khalaf, chairman of the Iraqi Independent Hi...

 2021-09-15 12:52 

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Biden: Nearly 3M get health coverage during COVID-19 sign-up...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that 2.8 million consumers took advantage of a special six-month period to sign up for private health insurance coverage made more affordable by his COVID-19 relief law. He called the number ...

 2021-09-15 12:46 

China Post

UN urges moratorium on use of AI that imperils human rights...

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief is calling for a moratorium on the use of artificial intelligence technology that poses a serious risk to human rights, including face-scanning systems that track people in public spaces. Michelle Bachelet, ...

 2021-09-15 12:32 

China Post

Latest: EU commits 200 million more vaccine doses to Africa...

BRUSSELS — The European Union is committing 200 million more vaccine doses to Africa. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says the donation comes on top of 250 million already committed and underscores the EU resolve to boost global v...

 2021-09-15 12:32 

China Post

UK's Johnson to shake up Cabinet, eyeing pandemic recovery...

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will shake up his Cabinet on Wednesday, attempting to move on from a series of political missteps and U-turns. Johnson's office said the prime minister would appoint "a strong and united tea...

 2021-09-15 12:32 

China Post

5 takeaways after California governor handily defeats recall...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom ably fended off a recall attempt from Republicans on Tuesday, changing the stakes of the contest from a referendum on his own performance and into a partisan fight over Trumpism and the coronavirus. Five takeaways from Newsom&...

 2021-09-15 12:32 

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2015 Paris attacks suspect: Deaths of 130 'nothing personal'...

PARIS (AP) — The key defendant in the 2015 Paris attacks trial said Wednesday that the Islamic State network which struck the city was attacking France, and that the deaths of 130 people was "nothing personal." Wearing all black and declinin...

 2021-09-15 12:31 

China Post

Taiwan drills military as concerns over China grow...

JIADONG, Taiwan (AP) — The F-16 screeched across the sky Wednesday before landing on a highway cut through pineapple fields in southwestern Taiwan to refuel quickly and take off again. The Taiwanese military exercise envisioned a Chinese attack taki...

 2021-09-15 12:31 

China Post

Nicholas crawls into Louisiana from Texas, dumping rain...

POINTE-AUX-CHENES, La. (AP) — Nicholas weakened to a tropical depression as it crawled from Texas into southern Louisiana on Wednesday, unleashing heavy rain across a landscape where Hurricane Ida destroyed thousands of rooftops now covered with fli...

 2021-09-15 12:31 

China Post

Surfside land swap for Florida condo collapse site rejected...

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — Commissioners in Surfside, Florida, have rejected a proposal to trade public beachfront to the eventual buyer of the condominium collapse site so that a memorial to the 98 victims could be built there. The decision followed an ...

 2021-09-15 12:15 

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Taiwan to tighten rules on use of nitrogen in food packaging from 2023 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) Stricter regulations on the use of nitrogen in food packaging will be introduced at the start of 2023, Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Wednesday....

 2021-09-15 12:03 

China Post

EU chief turns to Paralympian Vio to inspire Europe's youth...

BRUSSELS (AP) — When European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was at a loss for words to capture the soul of the European Union and its future, Bebe Vio was there to help the EU's top official at the end of her State of the Union addre...

 2021-09-15 12:03 

Central News Agency

Central Taiwan Science Park 2021 revenue expected to hit NT$1 trillion - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) The Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) is expected to generate NT$1 trillion (US$36.15 billion) in revenue this year, having achieved positive growth during the COVID-19 pandemic, the CTSP administrator said Wednesday....

 2021-09-15 11:53 

China Post

Edmunds compares Volkswagen Golf GTI and Hyundai Veloster N...

Volkswagen's redesigned 2022 Golf GTI will be arriving at dealerships this fall. It's the latest generation of the car that pioneered the hot hatch segment when it launched in the U.S. for the 1983 model year. Nearly four decades later, the GTI st...

 2021-09-15 11:52 

China Post

EU chief outlines ambitious plan to boost bloc's chipmaking...

LONDON (AP) — The European Union's top official outlined ambitious plans to help beef up the bloc's chipmaking capability in the face of intensifying global competition for semiconductors. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen u...

 2021-09-15 11:41 

Taiwan News

Hong Kong jails Tiananmen Square vigil activists...

Hong Kong jails Tiananmen Square vigil activists | 2021-09-15 07:41:00...

 2021-09-15 11:32 

China Post

Serb unity day triggers worries across the Balkans...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia kicked off a new national holiday on Wednesday with a display of military power and calls for all Serbs in the Balkans to unite under one flag, triggering unease among its neighbors decades after similar calls led to t...

 2021-09-15 11:31 

China Post

Post-monsoon fever outbreak kills over 100 in Indian state...

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Infections following monsoon rains have led to a fever outbreak in India's northern Uttar Pradesh state, killing at least 114 people in the past three weeks, health officials said Wednesday. The state's Health Minister ...

 2021-09-15 11:31 

China Post

Flash flood submerges southern French villages, fields...

PARIS (AP) — Emergency workers rescued or evacuated hundreds of people in southern France as flash flooding abruptly turned roads and fields into rivers and lakes. No casualties have been reported, but new heavy rainfall threatened the area Wednesda...

 2021-09-15 11:31 

China Post

California Gov. Newsom crushes Republican-led recall effort...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Despite warnings the race would be close, California Gov. Gavin Newsom decisively defeated efforts to kick him out of office, a win the Democrat cast as an endorsement of his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and his par...

 2021-09-15 11:29 

Taiwan News

EU to prioritize global vacation, von der Leyen says in State of EU address...

EU to prioritize global vacation, von der Leyen says in State of EU address | 2021-09-15 07:29:00...

 2021-09-15 10:52 

China Post

Sidelined by rivals, Germany's far-right AfD bides time...

BERLIN (AP) — Migration is a side issue in this year's German election campaign, but that hasn't stopped the country's biggest far-right party from trying to play it up. "Cologne, Kassel or Konstanz can't cope with more Kabul,...

 2021-09-15 10:47 

Taiwan News

Romania: The new mayor looking to clean up local politics...

Romania: The new mayor looking to clean up local politics | 2021-09-15 06:47:00...

 2021-09-15 10:45 

Central News Agency

Taipei, Tainan help women address period poverty - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) The cities of Taipei and Tainan have launched trial programs recently to help women tackle period poverty, which is a lack of access to menstrual supplies....

 2021-09-15 10:40 

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Dine-in services to resume in New Taipei Thursday - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) Restaurants in New Taipei will be allowed to resume dine-in services from Thursday, while public sports and amusement venues in the city will also be permitted to reopen that day, the city government announced Wednesday....

 2021-09-15 10:31 

China Post

Latest: WHO reports big drop in new coronavirus infections...

GENEVA — The World Health Organization said there were about 4 million coronavirus cases reported globally last week, marking the first major drop in new infections in more than two months. In recent weeks, there have been about 4.4 million new COVI...

 2021-09-15 10:31 

China Post

UK posts the biggest jump in annual inflation on record...

LONDON (AP) — Consumer prices in the U.K. rose at their fastest recorded rate during August as global supply shortages and higher wages accentuated the uptick from pandemic-related discounts a year ago, official figures showed Wednesday. The Office ...

 2021-09-15 10:31 

China Post

Leader says Poland wants to be in EU, but remain sovereign...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's most powerful politician says the country's future is in the European Union and that there will be "no Polexit," but that Poland at the same time wishes to remain a sovereign country. Jaroslaw Kaczynski...

 2021-09-15 10:29 

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New COVID-19 case with Delta visited Taipei, New Taipei, Taoyuan - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) The new domestic COVID-19 case reported on Wednesday, a cabin cleaner at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, has been confirmed to be infected with the Delta variant of the coronavirus and had been to a department store in Taipei ...

 2021-09-15 10:03 

China Post

Stung by Afghan debacle, EU forges ahead with security plans...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Stung by the swift collapse of the Afghan army and the chaotic U.S.-led evacuation through Kabul airport, the European Union on Wednesday unveiled new plans to develop its own defense capacities to try to ensure that it has more free...

 2021-09-15 09:52 

China Post

Global stocks mixed as growth concerns weigh on sentiment...

BEIJING (AP) — European stocks opened flat while Asian markets declined Wednesday after U.S. inflation was lower than expected amid unease about the impact of the coronavirus's delta variant. London and Frankfurt opened little-changed. Shanghai,...

 2021-09-15 09:35 

China Post

Quintuple Stimulus Voucher website goes live with one catch: No English...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — As Taiwan's cabinet gears up for the distribution of Quintuple Stimulus Vouchers in October, the Executive Yuan debuted the new, designated website (5000.gov.tw) on Wednesday allowing the public to register and bind the...

 2021-09-15 09:35 

Central News Agency

Swiss lower house passes motion for deeper ties with Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) The lower house of Switzerland's parliament, the National Council, has passed a motion calling for deeper relations with Taiwan, which in turn expressed its gratitude for the support....

 2021-09-15 09:32 

China Post

China affirms UN peacekeeping role with multinational drills...

QUESHAN, China (AP) — China has emphasized its role in United Nations peacekeeping operations with its hosting of multinational exercises that ended Wednesday. The 10 day-long drills in the central province of Henan featured around 1,000 troops from...

 2021-09-15 09:32 

China Post

New stars, old problems for Man United in Champions League...

BERN, Switzerland (AP) — With Cristiano Ronaldo back at Manchester United, missing out on the Champions League knockout rounds for a third straight season is unthinkable. Yet the same kind of problems carried over from last season's failed campa...

 2021-09-15 09:31 

China Post

Most states have cut back public health powers amid pandemic...

Republican legislators in more than half of U.S. states, spurred on by voters angry about lockdowns and mask mandates, are taking away the powers that state and local officials use to protect the public against infectious diseases. A Kaiser Health News re...

 2021-09-15 09:15 

China Post

Buzzfeed lists top 7 boba-related food to try in Taiwan...

CP When new immigrants and foreign expats first arrive in Taiwan, locals are always eager to invite them to try out the fun cuisine that Taiwan is so famous for. Buzzfeed American online media Buzzfeed recently decided to focus on just one dish, boba and ...

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