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 2021-09-17 11:50 

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Sunny weather forecast for Mid-Autumn Festival - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) Mostly sunny weather is forecast for most parts of Taiwan during the Sept. 18-21 Mid-Autumn Festival holiday, and clear skies on Tuesday night will make it easy to spot the full moon, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Friday....

 2021-09-17 11:36 

Taiwan News

VR Gaming Market Driven By Growing Demand For Latest State-of-the Art Technology In Electronic Games...

VR Gaming Market Driven By Growing Demand For Latest State-of-the Art Technology In Electronic Games | 2021-09-17 07:36:08...

 2021-09-17 11:35 

Taiwan News

Drip Irrigation Systems Market Growth Factors Are Inadequate Rainfall, Decreasing Arable Land, And Rising Food Requirements...

Drip Irrigation Systems Market Growth Factors Are Inadequate Rainfall, Decreasing Arable Land, And Rising Food Requirements | 2021-09-17 07:35:12...

 2021-09-17 11:32 

China Post

Woman charged with killing 3 young girls in New Zealand...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A 40-year-old woman was charged Friday with killing three young girls in a crime that has shocked New Zealand. Police did not immediately identify the woman but the Stuff news agency said she was the girls' mother,...

 2021-09-17 11:32 

China Post

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

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

 2021-09-17 11:32 

China Post

Myanmar court sets Oct. 1 for Suu Kyi corruption trial...

BANGKOK (AP) — A trial of Myanmar's ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi on corruption charges is set to begin on Oct. 1, a member of her legal team said Friday. Lawyer Khin Maung Zaw said a judge declared the trial would be held at the Special Court ...

 2021-09-17 11:31 

China Post

9 EU Mediterranean countries hold summit in Greece...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Nine European countries on the Mediterranean are holding a summit in Athens Friday afternoon to discuss issues ranging from climate change to migration and Afghanistan. The one-day gathering, dubbed the EUMED 9, brings together...

 2021-09-17 11:31 

China Post

Pelosi warns UK not to imperil N Ireland peace with Brexit...

LONDON (AP) — House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned Britain on Friday that there will be no U.S.-U.K. trade deal unless the British government solves post-Brexit disagreements with the European Union that risk destabilizing Northern I...

 2021-09-17 11:31 

China Post

US threatens sanctions against officials in Tigray conflict...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday threatened to impose sanctions against Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and other leaders involved in a conflict gripping the Tigray region, where 10 months of fighting have left hundreds of thousands o...

 2021-09-17 11:30 

Central News Agency

10 Chinese planes enter Taiwan's ADIZ as Han Kuang drills conclude - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) Ten Chinese military planes flew into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Friday as Taiwan concluded its annual Han Kuang wargames held this week, according to the Ministry of National Defense....

 2021-09-17 11:26 

Taiwan News

Aerogel Market Poised To Hit Double Digit CAGR Of 30% By 2028...

Aerogel Market Poised To Hit Double Digit CAGR Of 30% By 2028 | 2021-09-17 07:26:04...

 2021-09-17 11:23 

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Taiwan-made fighter jet drill marks the end of five-day wargames - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) A drill to test the counterstrike capabilities of the domestically-built Indigenous Defense Fighter (IDF) was held in Taichung Friday, marking the end of the five-day live-fire component of the Han Kuang exercises....

 2021-09-17 11:21 

Taiwan News

Aerospace Adhesives And Sealants Market Revenue (20172021) US$ 3,889.1 Mn, Higher For (20222026) US$ 5,139.5 Mn...

Aerospace Adhesives And Sealants Market Revenue (20172021) US$ 3,889.1 Mn, Higher For (20222026) US$ 5,139.5 Mn | 2021-09-17 07:21:51...

 2021-09-17 11:16 

Taiwan News

Enteral Nutrition Market Transcend Value Of UD $29,821.1 n By 2030, Says MarketResearch.Biz...

Enteral Nutrition Market Transcend Value Of UD $29,821.1 n By 2030, Says MarketResearch.Biz | 2021-09-17 07:16:34...

 2021-09-17 10:58 

China Post

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

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

 2021-09-17 10:56 

Central News Agency

Louisa café chain soars over 70% in debut on emerging market - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) Shares of Louisa Professional Coffee Ltd., the largest coffee shop chain in Taiwan, jumped more than 70 percent at one point Friday, the first day of its listing on the Emerging Stock Market....

 2021-09-17 10:53 

China Post

World Bank cancels business report after investigation...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Bank is canceling a prominent report on business conditions around the world after investigators found staff members were pressured by the bank's leaders to alter data about China and some other governments. The bank ...

 2021-09-17 10:53 

China Post

Indian opposition party holds street protest demanding jobs...

NEW DELHI (AP) — Youth members of India's main opposition Congress party clashed with police during a street protest Friday demanding jobs as the country's economy recovers from a coronavirus lockdown last year that triggered massive unemplo...

 2021-09-17 10:32 

China Post

White House warns that debt limit showdown could hurt states...

The White House is warning state and local governments about severe cuts to disaster relief, Medicaid, infrastructure grants. school money and other programs if Congress fails to raise the U.S. debt limit. A fact sheet for state and local officials that w...

 2021-09-17 10:32 

China Post

New government in Lebanon renews central bank audit...

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's incoming finance minister signed a contract on Friday with a New-York-based company to conduct a forensic audit of the country's central bank, a key demand of the international community to restore confidence in the c...

 2021-09-17 10:32 

China Post

Boeing to build Navy aircraft at MidAmerica, invest $200M...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Chicago-based aerospace giant Boeing Co. will invest $200 million to begin manufacturing the U.S. Navy's latest unmanned aircraft at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in a project that could add more than 150 jobs on the comp...

 2021-09-17 10:32 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares end flat after volatile trading - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed little changed Friday after a volatile session, with contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) coming off its earlier high as a result of an FTSE index adjustment which went into effect...

 2021-09-17 10:31 

China Post

Campaigners press for next German leader to act on climate...

BERLIN (AP) — Environmental campaigners pressed Friday for Germany's next chancellor to take strong action against climate change, including by bringing forward the country's coal phase-out and banning new gasoline vehicles from 2025. With 9...

 2021-09-17 10:31 

China Post

Black Iowa police chief faces backlash after bringing change...

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — The first Black police chief in Waterloo, Iowa, is facing intense opposition from some current and former officers as he works with city leaders to reform the department, including the removal of its longtime insignia that rese...

 2021-09-17 10:31 

China Post

Justice Department reviewing policies on transgender inmates...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is reviewing its policies on housing transgender inmates in the federal prison system after protections for transgender prisoners were rolled back in the Trump administration, The Associated Press has learned...

 2021-09-17 10:03 

China Post

The Latest: Germany awards its leader of Afghanistan airlift...

The Latest on Afghanistan: BERLIN — Germany's president has bestowed one of the country's highest awards to the commander who led the evacuation of Germans and some Afghans from Kabul. President Frank-Walter Steinmeier praised Brig. Gen. Jen...

 2021-09-17 09:56 

Central News Agency

Weiwuying arts center to hold special events for 3rd anniversary - Focus Taiwan...

Kaohsiung, Sept. 17 (CNA) The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, also known as Weiwuying, will present both free and ticketed events for three days on the Oct. 10 National Day long weekend to celebrate its third anniversary, it said Friday....

 2021-09-17 09:52 

China Post

Japan governing party begins race to pick Suga successor...

TOKYO (AP) — The race is on for the next Japanese prime minister. Official election campaigning began Friday for the new head of Japan's governing Liberal Democratic Party, who typically becomes the national leader because of the party's con...

 2021-09-17 09:47 

China Post

Latest updates on BBQ restrictions during Taiwan's Moon Festival...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — You may be quite confused about the regulations and restrictions regarding barbecue activities during the Mid-Autumn Festival announced by local governments in Taiwan. Though most seem simple enough, Taipei City has drawn t...

 2021-09-17 09:44 

Central News Agency

Taiwan photographer wins gold prize at PX3 photography competition - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) Tzeng Chin-fa (), a photographer from Miaoli County, won one gold and eight bronze prizes at the 2021 Prix de la Photographie, Paris (PX3), considered to be one of Europe's most prestigious photography competitions....

 2021-09-17 09:36 

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Taiwan to continue strengthening relations with Belize: President Tsai - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen () said the partnership between Taiwan and its diplomatic ally Belize will grow stronger over time at a virtual ceremony on Friday held to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Caribbean nation's indepen...

 2021-09-17 09:32 

China Post

Weather bureau expects perfect conditions for 'moon gazing' during Mid-Autumn Festival...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — To the members and friends of the foreign community, this year's Mid-Autumn Festival will be different than in previous years as Taiwan is still under the threat of the pandemic and the Delta variant has continued to sp...

 2021-09-17 09:32 

China Post

Navalny app removed from online stores as Russian polls open...

MOSCOW (AP) — An app created by allies of imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny disappeared from Apple and Google stores on Friday as polls opened across Russia for three days of voting in a parliamentary election. It comes as Russian ...

 2021-09-17 09:32 

China Post

Lebanon signs contract for forensic audit of central bank...

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's incoming finance minister signed a contract on Friday with a New-York-based company to conduct a forensic audit of the country's central bank, a key demand of the international community to restore confidence in the c...

 2021-09-17 09:32 

China Post

Hungary: Statue honoring mysterious Bitcoin founder unveiled...

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — An imposing bronze statue was unveiled in Hungary's capital on Thursday which its creators say is the first in the world to pay homage to the anonymous creator of the Bitcoin digital currency. Erected in a business park ...

 2021-09-17 09:31 

China Post

Latest: Sri Lanka extends lockdown until Oct. 1...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka on Friday extended the COVID-19 lockdown by another two weeks amid pressure from medical experts. The current lockdown was to end on Tuesday. A special meeting of the COVID-19 Control Committee chaired by President Got...

 2021-09-17 09:31 

China Post

British computing inventor Clive Sinclair dies at 81...

LONDON (AP) — Clive Sinclair, the British inventor and entrepreneur who arguably did more than anyone else to inspire a whole generation of children into a life-long passion for computers and gaming, has died. He was 81. Sinclair, who rose to promin...

 2021-09-17 09:31 

China Post

South Africa: Top court upholds ex-president's jail sentence...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's highest court on Friday denied an application by former president Jacob Zuma to rescind his sentence of 15 months in jail for contempt of court. The Constitutional Court judgment upheld its earlier ruling that ...

 2021-09-17 09:22 

Taiwan News

Australia defends Indo-Pacific pact following anger in Beijing...

Australia defends Indo-Pacific pact following anger in Beijing | 2021-09-17 05:22:00...

 2021-09-17 08:55 

Central News Agency

Court ruling does not affect mining operations in Hualien: Asia Cement - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) Asia Cement Corp. said on Friday that a court ruling revoking the extension of the company's mining rights in Xincheng Township, Hualien will not impact its operations in the town....

 2021-09-17 08:43 

Taiwan News

India: Religious riots surge in 2020, despite lockdown — report...

India: Religious riots surge in 2020, despite lockdown — report | 2021-09-17 04:43:00...

 2021-09-17 08:31 

China Post

Faeroese salmon exporter joins chorus, condemns dolphin hunt...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — One of the Faeroe Islands' largest farmed salmon exporters has condemned the slaughter of a large number of white-sided dolphins on the North Atlantic archipelago as part of the islanders' traditional drive of sea ...

 2021-09-17 08:31 

China Post

World shares advance on mixed economic data...

World shares were mostly higher on Friday as investors assessed a hodge-podge of economic data. Benchmarks rose in Frankfurt, Paris, Tokyo and Hong Kong but fell in Sydney. U.S. futures edged higher, while the yield on the 10-year Treasury note was steady...

 2021-09-17 07:59 

China Post

White catfish catch shatters state, and maybe, world record...

A white catfish caught in Connecticut last month has smashed a state record and could also be a world record for the species — though the evidence has been eaten. Ben Tomkunas, 25, caught the 21.3-pound (9.66-kilogram) fish late at night in Coventry...

 2021-09-17 07:58 

China Post

Cambodia vaccinating 6-to-11-year-olds before schools reopen...

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia began vaccinating 6-to-11-year-olds Friday so students can safely return to schools that have been closed for months due to the coronavirus. Prime Minister Hun Sen inaugurated the campaign to vaccinate the childr...

 2021-09-17 07:54 

China Post

Woman sues for right to freeze her eggs in Beijing...

BEIJING (AP) — After almost two years, an unmarried woman suing for the right to freeze her eggs in Beijing is getting her case heard in court Friday in a rare legal challenge against the country's restrictions on unmarried women in reproductive...

 2021-09-17 07:54 

China Post

Trial begins over COVID outbreak in Austrian ski resort...

VIENNA (AP) — A civil trial opened Friday in Austria over the government's handling of a coronavirus outbreak at an Alpine ski resort during the early stages of the pandemic that relatives say resulted in unnecessary infections and deaths. The w...

 2021-09-17 07:41 

Central News Agency

Taiwan reports two new domestic COVID-19 cases, both in Taipei - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) The two new domestic COVID-19 cases reported on Friday were in Taipei but their sources of infection have not yet been identified, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-09-17 07:31 

China Post

Albania Parliament approves new female-dominated Cabinet...

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's Assembly, or parliament, on Friday approved Cabinet dominated by women, aiming to bring the country back to economic growth focusing on tourism and agriculture, infrastructure and energy. Following a 20-hour deba...

 2021-09-17 07:23 

Central News Agency

U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex market - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.021 to close at NT$27.736....

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