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 2020-08-11 11:47 

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German authorities conduct raids in money laundering probe...

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities raided an import-export company and the home of a businessman in the state of Brandenburg on Tuesday on suspicion he was involved in a scheme to launder millions of euros (dollars) for Russian criminals, prosecutors ...

 2020-08-11 11:17 

China Post

Egypt allows Gazans to leave strip for first time in months...

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Egypt on Tuesday reopened Gaza's main passenger crossing point for the first time in months for thousands of Palestinians who have been stranded on both sides of the border due to the coronavirus crisis. Gaza residents h...

 2020-08-11 10:50 

China Post

5 Things to Know for Today...

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. RUSSIA REGISTERS VIRUS VACCINE Vladimir Putin says that a coronavirus vaccine developed in his country has been registered for use and one of his da...

 2020-08-11 10:50 

China Post

| Student responds to NT$3 million scholarship to join Asia University...

CP91.14%23% 360 The overall admission rate of the Advanced Subjects Test (AST, ) this year is 91.14%. Among all the teenagers who took the college entrance test, two students said they received an estimated NT$3.6 million scholarship (US$122,457) to join ...

 2020-08-11 10:48 

China Post

Coronavirus breaks out again in New Zealand after 102 days...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Tuesday that authorities have found four cases of the coronavirus in one Auckland household from an unknown source, the first reported cases of local transmission in the c...

 2020-08-11 10:48 

China Post

Michelin Guide releases Bib Gourmand list for Taipei, Taichung...

TAIPEI (CNA) — The Michelin Guide on Tuesday released a list of 75 Bib Gourmand restaurants in Taipei and Taichung, a distinction given to establishments that offer a three course meal for a fixed price not exceeding NT$1,000 (US$34). The list, whic...

 2020-08-11 10:47 

China Post

| Strange light pillars seen across Kinmen, Matsu and Fujian....

CP Many people shared photos of strange light pillars taken in Kinmen, Matsu and Fujian province on Sunday. The astonishing photos, which captured an atmospheric optical phenomenon went viral. 89PO A Chinese photographer shared on Weibo the amazing photos...

 2020-08-11 10:47 

China Post

The Latest: Confirmed coronavirus cases reach 20 million...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The confirmed number of coronavirus cases in the world has reached 20 million. That's according to the tally kept by Johns Hopkins University. Health officials believe the actual number is much higher, given testing limitation...

 2020-08-11 10:47 

China Post

Millennial Money: How we renegotiated our bills to cut costs...

I know, I know. You've probably heard all about how you should renegotiate your bills to save money. But that's easier said than done, right? That's why I tried it out. I called up some of my service providers and attempted to cut the cost of ...

 2020-08-11 10:47 

China Post

Millennial Money: How we renegotiated our bills to cut costs...

I know, I know. You've probably heard all about how you should renegotiate your bills to save money. But that's easier said than done, right? That's why I tried it out. I called up some of my service providers and attempted to cut the cost of ...

 2020-08-11 10:17 

China Post

EVA Air's net loss shrinks in Q2...

TAIPEI (CNA) — EVA Airways (EVA Air), one of the leading international carriers in Taiwan, on Monday reported a smaller net loss in the second quarter than in the first, saying solid demand for cargo services helped offset the fall in passenger volu...

 2020-08-11 10:17 

China Post

! | Hollywood star heaps praise on Taiwan's success in....

CPJoseph Gordon-LevittRodrigo SantoroNetflix Hollywood actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt recently expressed shock after seeing Taiwanese reporters sitting together during an online interview for the promotion of his new Netflix thriller "Project Power" w...

 2020-08-11 10:17 

China Post

China's anger over Azar's Taiwan visit reflects 'weakness': Pompeo...

WASHINGTON (CNA) — United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday said the mere fact China can get so worked up over an American official's visit to Taiwan only goes to reflect its "weakness." "I think that tells you a lot ab...

 2020-08-11 09:52 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares end below 12,800 points amid U.S.-China tensions - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Aug. 11 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan moved sharply lower Tuesday, falling more than 100 points with market sentiment troubled by rising tensions between the United States and China, dealers said....

 2020-08-11 09:46 

China Post

| 'Dragon Palace' becomes #Instaworthy spot!...

CP Taiwan boasts a rich marine life, including fishes, shrimps, crabs and snail shells, to name just a few, featuring intricate designs of which Local artist Feng Cheng-tsung draws his inspiration. Woven from bamboo, wood, and ropes, his latest art piece,...

 2020-08-11 09:46 

China Post

UK jobs market hurtling toward cliff-edge moment in October...

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. has kept a lid on the unemployment rate so far during the coronavirus pandemic but, scratch beneath the surface, and there are worrying trends that will likely see the jobless total soaring by the end of the year. Official fig...

 2020-08-11 09:46 

China Post

Russia registers virus vaccine, Putin's daughter given it...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Tuesday became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. President Vladimir Putin said that one of his daughters has already been inoculated...

 2020-08-11 09:29 

Central News Agency

Woman charged for squatting in empty house for nearly a year - Focus Taiwan...

Taoyuan, Aug. 11 (CNA) A woman was indicted Monday for occupying the property of others and discarding the furniture of the house without the owner's permission after squatting on the property in Taoyuan for nearly a year....

 2020-08-11 09:16 

China Post

Police in Kashmir probe claims of staged army gunbattle...
 2020-08-11 09:12 

Central News Agency

Taiwan researchers working on broadly effective flu vaccine - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Aug. 11 (CNA) Researchers at Taiwan's Academia Sinica are working to develop a vaccine that has shown strong promise against several subtypes and strains of the influenza A virus, the institute said Tuesday....

 2020-08-11 08:49 

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Michelin Guide releases Bib Gourmand list for Taipei, Taichung - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Aug. 11 (CNA) The Michelin Guide on Tuesday released a list of 75 Bib Gourmand restaurants in Taipei and Taichung, a distinction given to establishments that offer a three course meal for a fixed price not exceeding NT$1,000 (US$34)....

 2020-08-11 08:46 

China Post

Tension high between Turkey, Greece in eastern Mediterranean...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Tension remained high Tuesday between Greece and Turkey, both of whom have warships in the eastern Mediterranean after Turkey sent a research vessel to carry out seismic research for energy resources in an area Greece says is o...

 2020-08-11 08:46 

China Post

Police in Kashmir probe claims of staged army gunbattle...
 2020-08-11 08:46 

China Post

Virus surge makes US weak link in global economic recovery...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — People in China are back to buying German luxury cars. Europe's assembly lines are accelerating. Now the global economy is waiting for the United States to get its coronavirus outbreak under control and boost the recove...

 2020-08-11 08:16 

China Post

Japan tech giant SoftBank's profits rise on investments...

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology giant SoftBank Group Corp.'s said Tuesday that its profit rose 12% in April-June from a year earlier as its investments added to its coffers, including sales of its shares in U.S. carrier T-Mobile. Tokyo-based So...

 2020-08-11 08:16 

China Post

Egyptians start voting for revived upper house of parliament...

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptians started voting on Tuesday for the Senate, the upper chamber of parliament that was revived as part of constitutional amendments approved in a referendum last year — an election that comes as the country faces an uptick i...

 2020-08-11 08:16 

China Post

Analysis | Taiwan narrowly evades 'generational catastrophe'...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — From the initial outbreak at the beginning of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has since raised a range of unsettling issues in the fields of education, economy and society. With lockdowns still in place in many countries, the a...

 2020-08-11 07:46 

China Post

Astros' McCullers no-hit bid broken up in 7th against Giants...

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros starter Lance McCullers Jr. had his no-hit bid against the San Francisco Giants broken up with one out in the seventh inning. Alex Dickerson grounded out to start the seventh before Donovan Solano extended his MLB-best hitting ...

 2020-08-11 07:46 

China Post

South Africa's poor scramble for anti-HIV drugs amid virus...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — When her regular clinic ran out of her government-funded HIV medications amid South Africa's COVID-19 lockdown, Sibongile Zulu panicked. A local pharmacy had the drugs for $48, but she didn't have the money after being la...

 2020-08-11 07:45 

China Post

Indian scholar praises Taiwan's healthcare system...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Dharamjeet, or DJ in short, is currently working as a research scholar at Academia Sinica in Taiwan. The Indian national, who has been in Taiwan for six years, shared his experience of visiting a local doctor to YouTube, ca...

 2020-08-11 07:45 

China Post

China auto sales rise in July, as market regains momentum...

BEIJING (AP) — China's auto sales rose by 16.4% in July over a year earlier to 2.1 million units in a sign of sustained recovery for the industry's biggest global market, an industry group said Tuesday. The China Association of Automobile Ma...

 2020-08-11 07:33 

Central News Agency

EVA Air's net loss shrinks in Q2 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Aug. 11 (CNA) EVA Airways (EVA Air), one of the leading international carriers in Taiwan, on Monday reported a smaller net loss in the second quarter than in the first, saying solid demand for cargo services helped offset the fall in passenger vol...

 2020-08-11 07:26 

China Post

Analysis | Why Starlux decided against operating local flights?...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Contrary to all expectations, Starlux does not plan to operate domestic flights in Taiwan after all. In a statement sent to Chinese-language media China Times ( ), Starlux Airlines spokesman Nieh Kuo-wei () said that Starlu...

 2020-08-11 07:25 

China Post

Short and long-term plan for Hou-Jin River regulation...

Since 2019, Kaohsiung Water Resources Bureau has embarked on a 3 to 5 years river regulation plan while proposing a short-term solution to avoid flooding. The extremely downpours on May 21, 2020, therefore, didn't cause much damage to the downtown are...

 2020-08-11 07:25 

China Post

Cabrera and Soto power Nationals to 16-4 rout of Matz, Mets...

NEW YORK (AP) — Asdrubal Cabrera went 4 for 4 with two homers, two doubles and five RBIs, tormenting his former team again as the Washington Nationals routed the New York Mets 16-4 on Monday night. Juan Soto and Trea Turner homered in the third inni...

 2020-08-11 07:24 

China Post

Seager's slam one of 3 Seattle homers in 10-2 win at....

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kyle Seager hit a grand slam, Kyle Lewis and Dylan Moore also homered and the Seattle Mariners won 10-2 Monday night in their first game at the new Texas ballpark, snapping the Rangers' three-game winning streak. Lewis pu...

 2020-08-11 07:24 

China Post

AP source: Indians' Clevinger flew with team after violation...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Clevinger's free spirit may have put the Cleveland Indians at risk. Clevinger flew home with his teammates Sunday despite knowing he had broken the club's COVID-19 protocols by going out in Chicago with right-hander Zac...

 2020-08-11 07:23 

China Post

Padres edge light-hitting Dodgers 2-1 on Hosmer's RBI single...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The young Padres dropped two of three at home against the Dodgers recently. San Diego arrived in Los Angeles and immediately got the seven-time NL West champions' attention by stealing the series opener. Eric Hosmer singled in...

 2020-08-11 07:22 

China Post

Voters will judge Omar's mix of progressivism and celebrity...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rep. Ilhan Omar is about to learn whether voters in her Minneapolis-area congressional district support the mix of confrontational, anti-Trump progressivism and celebrity that she brings to the job. Omar, the first Somali American...

 2020-08-11 07:21 

China Post

Kiermaier, Margot lead hit parade as Rays beat Red Sox 8-7...

BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Kiermaier hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the seventh inning, Manuel Margot had four hits and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 8-7 on Monday night. Kiermaier's opposite-field line drive off reliever Jeffrey Spr...

 2020-08-11 07:21 

Central News Agency

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

Taipei, Aug. 11 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, gaining NT$0.011 to close at the day's high of NT$29.531....

 2020-08-11 07:20 

China Post

AP source: Indians' Clevinger flew with team after violation...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Clevinger's free spirit may have put the Cleveland Indians at risk. Clevinger flew home with his teammates Sunday despite knowing he had broken the club's COVID-19 protocols by going out in Chicago with right-hander Zac...

 2020-08-11 07:20 

China Post

LEADING OFF: Blue Jays debut in Buffalo; Clevinger out...

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ NEW DIGS Baseball's nomads, the Toronto Blue Jays, finally move into their new home at Sahlen Field in Buffalo, New York, when they play the Miami Marlins. It'll be the first time this ye...

 2020-08-11 07:19 

China Post

Taiwan says virus aid sent quietly to avoid Beijing protests...

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan sent COVID-19 assistance to foreign countries surreptitiously to avoid protests from China, its foreign minister said Tuesday during a meeting with the highest-level American official to visit the island in four decades....

 2020-08-11 07:18 

China Post

McCullers throws 7 scoreless, Astros beat Giants 6-4...

HOUSTON (AP) — After a terrible road trip, Lance McCullers Jr. gave the Houston Astros just what they needed to get back on track Monday night. McCullers pitched no-hit ball into the seventh inning, Michael Brantley and Carlos Correa drove in two ru...

 2020-08-11 07:18 

China Post

Taiwan says virus aid sent quietly to avoid Beijing protests...

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan sent COVID-19 assistance to foreign countries surreptitiously to avoid protests from China, its foreign minister said Tuesday during a meeting with the highest-level American official to visit the island in four decades....

 2020-08-11 07:17 

China Post

Is it safe to ride public transit during the pandemic?...

Is it safe to ride public transit during the coronavirus pandemic? It depends on a variety of factors, but there are ways to minimize risk. The main way that the virus spreads is through droplets people spray when they talk, cough or sneeze. That means th...

 2020-08-11 07:15 

China Post

Unstable weather forecast in wake of Tropical Storm Mekkhala...

TAIPEI (CNA) — The offshore Kinmen and Penghu counties and areas south of Yunlin County on Taiwan could see brief downpours on Tuesday due to the lingering effects of Tropical Storm Mekkhala, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The tropic...

 2020-08-11 07:15 

China Post

Rosario's slam helps Twins beat Brewers 4-2 to end skid...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eddie Rosario and the Minnesota Twins needed one big hack to get back in the swing of things. Rosario hit a grand slam in the third inning, Randy Dobnak turned in another solid outing and the Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on ...

 2020-08-11 07:15 

China Post

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi is not about to blink. The Democratic leader has been here before, negotiating a deal with the White House to save the U.S. economy, and lessons from the Great Recession are now punctuating the coronavirus talk...

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