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 2021-09-17 06:53 

China Post

China sets up platform to police gaming firm violations...

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese regulators have set up a platform that allows the public to report on gaming companies they believe are violating restrictions on online game times for children. China's National Press and Publication Administration set up...

 2021-09-17 06:53 

China Post

Chinese astronauts return after 90 days aboard space station...

BEIJING (AP) — A trio of Chinese astronauts returned to Earth on Friday after a 90-day stay aboard their nation's first space station in China's longest mission yet. Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo landed in the Shenzhou-12 spaceshi...

 2021-09-17 06:53 

China Post

Latest: China reports 62 new cases, 1 billion vaccinated...

BEIJING — China has reported another 62 cases of COVID-19, even as the number of Chinese citizens fully vaccinated has topped 1 billion. All but one of the cases was detected over the previous 24 hours in the eastern coastal province of Fujian in Ch...

 2021-09-17 06:45 

Central News Agency

Foodpanda fined NT$2 million for alleged anti-competitive practices - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) The online food delivery platform foodpanda has been fined NT$2 million (US$72,150) in Taiwan for allegedly imposing inappropriate restrictions on affiliated restaurants and hurting fair market competition, the country's Fair Tr...

 2021-09-17 06:32 

China Post

EXPLAINER: Fighting fire with fire to protect sequoia trees...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With flames advancing toward the signature grove of ancient massive trees in Sequoia National Park, firefighters on Thursday fought fire with fire. Using firing operations to burn out flammable vegetation and other matter before t...

 2021-09-17 06:31 

China Post

China astronauts return after 90 days aboard space station...

BEIJING (AP) — A trio of Chinese astronauts returned to earth Friday after a 90-day stay aboard their nation's first space station in China's longest mission yet. Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo landed in the Shenzhou-12 spaceship j...

 2021-09-17 06:31 

China Post

Police investigate deaths of 3 young children in New Zealand...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Three young children who had just moved to New Zealand from South Africa have died in what police said Friday they're investigating as homicide. Police said they were not looking for any possible suspects beyond th...

 2021-09-17 06:31 

China Post

Asian shares mixed as investors mull US data...

Asian shares were mixed on Friday after a hodge-podge of economic data led Wall Street to close mostly lower. Benchmarks rose in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul but fell in Shanghai and Sydney. Across the region, concerns over prolonged outbreak of coronavirus...

 2021-09-17 06:04 

China Post

The Latest: Pakistan, Iran leaders meet on Afghanistan...

The Latest on Afghanistan: ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's prime minister has met with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Afghanistan. The Foreign Ministry's statement on Friday said the two leaders met on the sideline of the Shanghai Cooperation Org...

 2021-09-17 06:03 

China Post

Chandler Smith races to first NASCAR Trucks Series victory...

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Chandler Smith bumped past Sheldon Creed on a late restart Thursday night at Bristol Motor Speedway and held on for his first NASCAR Trucks Series victory and a spot in the second round of the playoffs. The 19-year-old Georgia ...

 2021-09-17 05:34 

Central News Agency

Taiwan reports eight new COVID-19 cases, no deaths - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) Taiwan reported eight new COVID-19 cases -- two transmitted domestically and six contracted overseas -- and no deaths from the disease on Friday, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-09-17 05:32 

China Post

Fire crews struggling to save California giant sequoias...

THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters wrapped the base of the world's largest tree in a fire-resistant blanket as they tried to save a famous grove of gigantic old-growth sequoias from wildfires burning in California's rugged Sierra Nevad...

 2021-09-17 05:31 

China Post

Organizer of Saturday rally looks to rewrite Jan. 6 history...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The architect of a Washington protest planned for Saturday that aims to rewrite history about the violent January assault on the U.S. Capitol is hardly a household name. Matt Braynard worked as an analyst for the Republican Party, ...

 2021-09-17 05:31 

China Post

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

TOKYO (AP) — The race is on for the next Japanese prime minister. Official election campaigning kicked off Friday for the new head of Japan's governing Liberal Democratic Party, a role that typically signals the next national leader. Four candid...

 2021-09-17 05:31 

China Post

Explainer | Japanese ruling party race to determine next PM...

TOKYO (AP) — Official election campaigning started Friday for the next head of Japan's governing Liberal Democratic Party. The winner will almost certainly become leader of the world's No. 3 economy, shaping key political, military and secur...

 2021-09-17 05:00 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares close down 0.01% - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed down 1.91 points, or 0.01 percent, at 17,276.79 Friday on turnover of NT$310.74 billion (US$11.21 billion)....

 2021-09-17 04:53 

China Post

AP FACT CHECK: Biden's shaky claims on jobs, gasoline...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Boasting that government policies can make a difference in improving the economy, President Joe Biden went too far Thursday in taking credit for job growth since taking office. He also made a dubious suggestion that wrongdoing is b...

 2021-09-17 04:32 

China Post

Asian shares mostly higher after Wall Street retreat...

Asian shares were mixed on Friday after a hodge-podge of economic data led Wall Street to close mostly lower. Benchmarks rose in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul but fell in Shanghai and Sydney. Across the region, concerns over prolonged outbreak of coronavirus...

 2021-09-17 04:31 

China Post

China applies to join Pacific trade pact abandoned by Trump...

BEIJING (AP) — China has applied to join an 11-nation Asia-Pacific free trade group in an effort to increase its influence over international policies. Commerce Minister Wang Wentao submitted an application to the trade minister of New Zealand as a ...

 2021-09-17 04:31 

China Post

EXPLAINER: Kim's launches show push to boost nuke arsenal...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's recent sword-rattling after months of relative quiet makes clear that leader Kim Jong Un is working on expanding his weapons arsenal. Nuclear-capable missiles hidden in trains that can be launched anywhere...

 2021-09-17 04:31 

China Post

Hopkins converts 2nd chance, Washington beats Giants 30-29...

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Dustin Hopkins made a 43-yard field goal on an untimed down — after a penalty negated his miss seconds earlier — and Washington beat the New York Giants 30-29 on Thursday night. Hopkins missed his first attempt to wi...

 2021-09-17 04:15 

China Post

Rising numbers of migrants risk lives crossing Darien Gap...

ACANDI, Colombia (AP) — It was 5 a.m. and in dozens of small tents around 500 migrants began showing signs of life, rising, packing their bags and preparing to cross the Darien Gap, the thick jungle teeming with snakes, bandits and treacherous river...

 2021-09-17 04:04 

China Post

Appeals court says Buffalo mayor can't be on November ballot...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A state appellate court Thursday reversed one of two decisions to allow Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown to appear on the November ballot as an independent candidate after he lost the Democratic primary. An appeal of the remaining deci...

 2021-09-17 04:04 

China Post

'Hard Knocks' to showcase Colts for first in-season episodes...

The "Hard Knocks" franchise will have regular-season episodes for the first time when "Hard Knocks In Season: The Indianapolis Colts" debuts on Nov. 17 on HBO. NFL Films announced the series during halftime of Thursday night's game bet...

 2021-09-17 04:03 

China Post

Rittenhouse hearing to decide on evidence allowed at trial...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge was set to decide Friday whether jurors at the trial of a man accused of killing two men and wounding a third during a police brutality protest in Wisconsin last year will see video that prosecutors say shows him talking...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan Today

Taiwan human rights exhibition underway in Japan...

An exhibition shedding light on Taiwan's human rights development is underway at Taiwan Cultural Center in Tokyo, according to the Ministry of Culture Sept. 16. Co-organized by the center, New Taipei City-based National Human Rights Museum and Tokyo-h...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan Today

Foreign Minister Wu delivers address at GTI Annual Symposium...

Democracies around the world must form a coalition to safeguard shared values from authoritarian threats, Foreign Minister Jaushieh Joseph Wu said in a video address at the Global Taiwan Institute Annual Symposium Sept. 15 in Washington. According to Wu, ...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

Track coach Salazar's 4-year doping ban upheld by CAS...

Track coach Salazar's 4-year doping ban upheld by CAS | 2021-09-17 09:46:00...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

China sets up platform to police gaming firm violations...

China sets up platform to police gaming firm violations | 2021-09-17 14:34:49...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

Satellite images show 'rockets on rails,' renovated nuclear research plant in N Korea...

Pyongyang regime's missile program back on track with rail-based launch system for added mobility | 2021-09-17 14:25:00...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

Rittenhouse hearing to decide on evidence allowed at trial...

Rittenhouse hearing to decide on evidence allowed at trial | 2021-09-17 11:52:05...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwan's Gogoro going public with Nasdaq IPO...

Funds raised through IPO will fund R&D, regional expansion, global operations | 2021-09-17 13:33:00...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

Asian shares mostly higher after Wall Street retreat...

Asian shares mostly higher after Wall Street retreat | 2021-09-17 11:53:49...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

McConnell unmoved on debt limit, risking turmoil for Biden...

McConnell unmoved on debt limit, risking turmoil for Biden | 2021-09-17 11:00:19...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

AP Week in Pictures: North America...

AP Week in Pictures: North America | 2021-09-17 13:57:56...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

AP Week in Pictures: Asia...

AP Week in Pictures: Asia | 2021-09-17 08:46:26...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

Final penalty hardly the only mistake for Giants...

Final penalty hardly the only mistake for Giants | 2021-09-17 13:53:57...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

With tighter grip, Beijing sends message to Hong Kong tycoons: fall in line...

With tighter grip, Beijing sends message to Hong Kong tycoons: fall in line | 2021-09-17 14:38:00...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

Foodpanda Taiwan gets NT$2 million fine for imposing restrictions on restaurants...

Food delivery platform must allow eateries to price delivered and dine-in products differently to reflect cost | 2021-09-17 15:01:00...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

Florida surpasses 50K COVID deaths after battling delta wave...

Florida surpasses 50K COVID deaths after battling delta wave | 2021-09-17 10:16:15...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

Jon Rahm motivated for more following player of year snub...

Jon Rahm motivated for more following player of year snub | 2021-09-17 10:26:31...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

Georgieva pressured World Bank employees to favor China in report...

IMF chief accused of distorting World Bank report to appease China | 2021-09-17 15:00:00...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

Muslim groups call for Hilton boycott over project in China...

Muslim groups call for Hilton boycott over project in China | 2021-09-17 04:01:20...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

AIT trains English guides at Taipei's Songshan Cultural and Creative Park...

Elementary school students are being coached as English tour guides by AIT diplomats | 2021-09-17 12:35:00...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

Lawyer charged in probe of Trump-Russia investigation...

Lawyer charged in probe of Trump-Russia investigation | 2021-09-17 11:36:10...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

BC-GLF--LPGA Tour Scores...

BC-GLF--LPGA Tour Scores | 2021-09-17 14:27:32...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

Jan. 6 committee seeking records on Milley's China calls...

Jan. 6 committee seeking records on Milley's China calls | 2021-09-17 08:29:16...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

Cuba begins vaccinating children as young as 2...

Cuba begins vaccinating children as young as 2 | 2021-09-17 09:38:31...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

Rediscover the Nostalgia of Mid-Autumn Festival with Regent Taipei's Mid-Autumn Culinary Feast Selection!...

Rediscover the Nostalgia of Mid-Autumn Festival with Regent Taipei's Mid-Autumn Culinary Feast Selection! | 2021-09-17 13:55:29...

 2021-09-17 04:00 

Taiwan News

West Africa to impose bans, freeze assets of Guinea junta...

West Africa to impose bans, freeze assets of Guinea junta | 2021-09-17 05:45:18...

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