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 2021-07-23 08:27 

Central News Agency

Some flights, ferry services in Taiwan canceled due to storm - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, July 23 (CNA) Several flights and some ferry services in Taiwan were canceled Friday due to inclement weather caused by Typhoon In-Fa....

 2021-07-23 08:17 

China Post

Bangkok closes public spaces as virus surges in Thailand...

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's already locked down capital shut parks and the few remaining public places available to residents Friday, as the country registered a new high of coronavirus infections. The near-total restriction on movements in the ca...

 2021-07-23 08:15 

Central News Agency

Taiwan reports 24 new COVID-19 cases, to lower alert level - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, July 23 (CNA) Taiwan on Friday reported 24 new COVID-19 infections -- 23 transmitted domestically and one contracted overseas -- and laid out updated disease control measures as it prepares to lower the nationwide Level 3 COVID-19 alert to Level 2...

 2021-07-23 08:05 

China Post

Taiwan strives to reach 25% inoculation with another 36 million Moderna vaccine doses...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang () announced on Thursday that the contract between the Taiwanese government and Moderna for 36 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines has been concluded. The news comes as Taiwan strives to reach P...

 2021-07-23 07:58 

Central News Agency

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

Taipei, July 23 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.010 to close at NT$28.028....

 2021-07-23 07:52 

China Post

US diplomat worried about pandemic, food supply in N Korea...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — America's No. 2 diplomat on Friday expressed sympathy for North Koreans facing hardships and food shortages linked to the pandemic, and renewed calls for the North to return to talks over its nuclear program. North Kore...

 2021-07-23 07:52 

China Post

The Latest: South Korea's An San sets Olympic archery record...

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ South Korea's An San has broken the women's Olympic archery record with a score of 680 in the quali...

 2021-07-23 07:52 

China Post

At least 100 US athletes unvaccinated as Olympics begin...

TOKYO (AP) — About 100 of the 613 U.S. athletes descending on Tokyo for the Olympics are unvaccinated, the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee's medical chief said hours before Friday night's opening ceremony. Medical director Jonathan Fin...

 2021-07-23 07:52 

China Post

The Latest: Pakistan is latest nation to pass 1M virus cases...

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan has passed the grim milestone of 1 million cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began last year. Pakistan reported another 11 deaths Friday and 1,425 new cases of infection, bringing the country's tally to 1,000,034 people i...

 2021-07-23 07:51 

China Post

30 Taiwanese unearths 'luxurious' McDonald's menu from 30 years ago...

CP1984128 40 On Jan. 28, 1984, McDonald's embarked on its journey in Taiwan and established the first branch on Minsheng E. Rd. in Taipei. The branch then immediately shattered the world record for weekly revenue. In nearly 40 years, McDonald's ha...

 2021-07-23 07:51 

China Post

Typhoon to bring heavy rains to Taiwan, China over weekend...

BEIJING (AP) — A typhoon is forecast to bring heavy rains to Taiwan and coastal China over the weekend, days after the worst flooding on record in a central province caused at least 33 deaths. Forecasters say Typhoon In-fa is moving toward China and...

 2021-07-23 07:28 

Formosa News

"Digitalization of Corporate Sustainable Reporting and Financial Reporting" online Webinar...
 2021-07-23 07:15 

China Post

Dozens of pro boxers to take their swings at Olympic gold...

TOKYO (AP) — When professional boxers were first welcomed into the Olympics a half-decade ago, many people around the sport hated the idea — and many still do. "I think it messes things up," said Freddie Roach, the famed pro trainer wh...

 2021-07-23 07:15 

China Post

What is a COVID-19 vaccine 'breakthrough' case?...
 2021-07-23 07:09 

China Post

The Latest: Tokyo protesters demand Olympics cancellation...

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ About 50 protesters have gathered in Tokyo to demand the cancellation of the Olympics. The opening ceremony...

 2021-07-23 06:52 

China Post

To reach a peace deal, Taliban say Afghan president must go...

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban say they don't want to monopolize power, but they insist there won't be peace in Afghanistan until there is a new negotiated government in Kabul and President Ashraf Ghani is removed. In an interview with The Ass...

 2021-07-23 06:52 

China Post

Big Ten says schools will decide on COVID-19 protocols...

Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren said the conference will take take a "decentralized" approach to COVID-19 protocols by allowing each school to put in place its own plan. "Our schools are finalizing their proposed policies and procedures for ...

 2021-07-23 06:51 

China Post

Canada vs Zimbabwe: Two divergent paths of COVID vaccination...

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — When mother-of-three Amanda Wood heard that hundreds of coronavirus shots were available for teens, only one thing prevented her from racing to the vaccination site at a Toronto high school — her 13-year-old daughter...

 2021-07-23 06:51 

China Post

Giants rally in 9th for 2nd straight night to beat Dodgers...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LaMonte Wade Jr. broke a ninth-inning tie with a two-run single and the San Francisco Giants rallied against closer Kenley Jansen again for a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday night. The Giants trailed 3-1 going...

 2021-07-23 06:51 

China Post

Swimming warmup at Olympics can be a chaotic 'nightmare'...

TOKYO (AP) — Cate Campbell was a 17-year-old swimming phenomenon when she learned the dangers of warmup at major competitions the hard way. That's what a head-on collision with Michael Phelps will do for you. "He was doing a sprint butterfly...

 2021-07-23 06:51 

China Post

As Tokyo Games open, can Olympic flame burn away the funk?...

TOKYO (AP) — Disputed, locked down and running a year late, the Tokyo Games begin at last on Friday night, a multinational showcase of the finest athletes of a world fragmented by disease — and an event steeped in the political and medical bag...

 2021-07-23 06:50 

China Post

In venue fit for head of state, Japan PM seeks Pfizer doses...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's prime minister met with Pfizer's CEO in an unusually high-profile setting Friday to make sure the drugmaker would deliver the COVID-19 vaccine as promised by this fall as the nation faces supply concerns and a growing ou...

 2021-07-23 06:50 

China Post

Sean Manaea fans career-best 13, Oakland tops Seattle 4-1...

SEATTLE (AP) — Sean Manaea struck out a career-high 13 in seven strong innings, Ramn Laureano drove in two runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 4-1 Thursday night in the opener of a 10-game road trip. Manaea was overpowering in w...

 2021-07-23 06:50 

China Post

The Latest: Jill Biden meets virtually with US athletes...

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: Jill Biden has held a virtual meet-and-greet with several U.S. athletes who will compete at the Tokyo Games. Th...

 2021-07-23 06:39 

China Post

Taiwan reports 24 new COVID-19 cases, tally at 15,535...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, ) announced on Friday 23 new local infections, 1 imported COVID-19 case, and 2 deaths, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 15,535. The new cases reported that day include 19 m...

 2021-07-23 06:16 

China Post

China's Xi visits Tibet amid rising controls over religion...

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping has made a rare visit to Tibet as authorities tighten controls over the Himalayan region's traditional Buddhist culture, accompanied by an accelerated drive for economic development and modernized infrast...

 2021-07-23 05:52 

China Post

Asia Today: N Zealand suspends travel bubble with Australia...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand on Friday suspended its quarantine-free travel bubble with Australia for at least eight weeks due to a growing COVID-19 cluster in Sydney. New Zealand recently imposed quarantine restrictions on travelers f...

 2021-07-23 05:52 

China Post

The Latest: Swiss hurdler banned 9 months for doping...

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: The Swiss Olympic team says 400-meter hurdler Kariem Hussein has accepted a nine-month ban after testing positi...

 2021-07-23 05:52 

China Post

Western wildfires: Crews make progress on huge Oregon blaze...

BLY, Ore. (AP) — The nation's largest wildfire raged through southern Oregon on Friday but crews were scaling back some night operations as hard work and weaker winds helped reduce the spread of flames even as wildfires continued to threaten hom...

 2021-07-23 05:51 

China Post

Kanye West unveils new album, Jay-Z track at listening event...

Kanye West barely said a word during his album listening session Thursday night, but the mercurial rapper still had most attendees standing on their feet while hanging on every word of his new project. West unveiled his 10th studio album, "Donda" ...

 2021-07-23 05:50 

China Post

First Taiwanese Olympic rower gains repechage chance...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwanese Olympic rower Huang Yi-ting () placed fourth in heat 6 of Women's single sculls on Friday and made it into the repechage stage with a time of 8:04.59. Huang is the first Taiwanese athlete to compete in Olympic...

 2021-07-23 05:33 

China Post

Epidemic warning level lowered to level 2 starting from July 27: Premier Su...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang () announced on Friday that the epidemic warning level will be lowered to Level 2 starting from July 27. Executive Yuan Spokesperson Lo Ping-cheng () said that an Executive Yuan meeting regardi...

 2021-07-23 05:31 

Central News Agency

Taiwan reports 24 new cases of COVID-19, two deaths - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, July 23 (CNA) Taiwan on Friday reported 24 new COVID-19 infections -- 23 transmitted domestically and one contracted overseas -- and two deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-07-23 05:28 

Central News Agency

Taiwanese shipping companies deny pricing abuse as U.S. launches probe - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, July 23 (CNA) Evergreen Marine Corp., the largest container cargo shipping company in Taiwan, and its Taiwanese counterpart Yang Ming Marine Transport have denied accusations from the United States of pricing collusion and abuse with other shippin...

 2021-07-23 05:15 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares close up 0.59 points - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, July 23 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 0.59 points at 17,572.92 Friday on turnover of NT$564.17 billion (US$20.12 billion)....

 2021-07-23 05:14 

China Post

The Latest: Russians suspected of doping kept from Tokyo...

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: The World Anti-Doping Agency says several Russian athletes have been kept away from the Tokyo Olympics because ...

 2021-07-23 04:54 

Central News Agency

U.S. Senate committee passes defense bill with Taiwan provisions - Focus Taiwan...

Washington, July 22 (CNA) The United States Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday voted to advance the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY2022) National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes provisions aimed at strengthening the defense cooperation betw...

 2021-07-23 04:52 

China Post

Asian markets mixed after modest gains on Wall St...

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian markets were mixed on Friday after major indexes edged higher on Wall Street, preserving their gains for the week. Hong Kong and Shanghai fell while Sydney and Seoul advanced. Tokyo was closed for a holiday. Surges in coronaviru...

 2021-07-23 04:52 

China Post

Volunteers hunting for Mexico's 'disappeared' become targets...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The mainly female volunteers who fan out across Mexico to hunt for the bodies of murdered relatives are themselves increasingly being killed, putting to the test the government's promise to help them in their quest for a final...

 2021-07-23 04:52 

China Post

Canadiens GM: Weber out next season, career possibly over...

MONTREAL (AP) — Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin said captain Shea Weber will not play next season because of injuries and that the defenseman's career may be over. Bergevin said on a video conference Thursday that Weber is deali...

 2021-07-23 04:52 

China Post

Haitian president's hometown holds funeral amid violence...

CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (AP) — The hometown of slain Haitian President Jovenel Mose prepared to receive his body on Friday for a private funeral amid heavy security following violent protests and fears of political volatility in the Caribbean nation. Whi...

 2021-07-23 04:52 

China Post

Rays get Nelson Cruz in trade, rally to beat Indians in 10...

CLEVELAND (AP) — No deficit scares these rallying Rays. Hours after adding slugger Nelson Cruz to their lineup in a major trade, Tampa Bay stormed back for a 5-4 win over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night with Austin Meadows delivering an RBI ...

 2021-07-23 04:51 

China Post

US water polo captain Jesse Smith skipping opening ceremony...

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. men's water polo captain Jesse Smith will skip the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics on Friday after the USOPC limited how many players from his team could participate in the festivities. Olympic water polo rosters consis...

 2021-07-23 04:51 

China Post

Should vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising?...

Should vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising? It depends on your situation, but masking in public can provide another layer of protection and help prevent the virus from spreading to others who aren't protected. An easing of safety prec...

 2021-07-23 04:51 

China Post

Michel, Perea help Orlando City beat Union 2-1...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Benji Michel opened the scoring in the 10th minute, 20-year-old Andrs Perea added a goal and Orlando City beat the Philadelphia Union 2-1 on Thursday night. Orlando City (7-3-4) snapped a three-game winless streak and moved past...

 2021-07-23 04:51 

China Post

Mayfield's 3-run homer off Maeda leads Angels past Twins 3-2...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Heaney found his groove, retiring the last 11 batters he faced. The left-hander rediscovered his belief in his own ability, too. Jack Mayfield hit a three-run homer and Heaney finished seven innings for his longest start of...

 2021-07-23 04:51 

China Post

Kanye West unveils 'Donda' album at massive Atlanta event...

Kanye West barely said a word during his impromptu album listening session Thursday night, but the mercurial rapper still had most attendees standing on their feet while hanging on every word of his new project. West unveiled his 10th studio album, "D...

 2021-07-23 04:17 

China Post

Virus's impact: More relaxing and thinking, less socializing...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The eruption of COVID-19 last year caused the proportion of people working from home in the U.S. to nearly double, with the shift most pronounced among college graduates and workers in such fields as finance and professional service...

 2021-07-23 04:00 

Taiwan Today

MOFA welcomes staging of HFX Taipei in January 2022...

The decision by Washington-based Halifax International Security Forum (HFX) to stage HFX Taipei in January 2022 is welcomed by the government and people of Taiwan, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs July 22. Organized with Taipei City-headquarte...

 2021-07-23 04:00 

Taiwan Today

Taiwan NPO founder wins UK-based Diana Award...

The founder of Taiwan nonprofit organization Little Red Hood was named winner of a 2021 Diana Award in the U.K. June 28, according to the awarding organization . Lin Wei was one of over 300 young people from around the world who received the honor this ye...

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