Japan

» Auto updated continuously

 2020-08-07 07:23 

China Post

Monsoon flood, mudslide kill 5 in India, disaster teams sent...

NEW DELHI (AP) — A mudslide triggered by heavy monsoon rain and flooding killed at least five people in southern India on Friday, police said. Kerala state's top elected official Pinarayi Vijayan tweeted that dozens of people were feared trapped...

 2020-08-07 07:23 

China Post

Russia's race for virus vaccine raises concerns in the West...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia boasts that it's about to become the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with mass vaccinations planned as early as October using shots that are yet to complete clinical trials — and scientists worldwide are s...

 2020-08-07 07:23 

China Post

The Latest: Pakistan easing restrictions as cases drop...

ISLAMABAD __ Pakistan's daily infection rate has stayed under 1,000 for more than three weeks, occasionally dropping to 300 and prompting the government to further ease restrictions with restaurants, parks and even gyms opening next week. On Friday, P...

 2020-08-07 07:23 

China Post

Protesters rally in Portland as mayor decries violence...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Violent clashes this week between protesters and police in Portland, Oregon, have ratcheted up tensions in the city days after an agreement between state and federal officials appeared to bring calm. More demonstrations were ra...

 2020-08-07 07:19 

Central News Agency

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

Taipei, Aug. 7 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.011 to close at NT$29.514....

 2020-08-07 07:07 

Central News Agency

Ex-Japanese PM to visit Taiwan to pay respects to Lee Teng-hui - Focus Taiwan...

Tokyo, Aug. 7 (CNA) Former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori will fly to Taipei on Sunday with a parliamentary delegation to pay tribute to former President Lee Teng-hui (), who passed away on July 30 at the age of 97....

 2020-08-07 06:54 

China Post

Review: Deep Purple evokes best years on mighty 'Whoosh!'...

Deep Purple, "Whoosh!" (earMUSIC) "Whoosh!" makes it three-for-three for the pairing of Deep Purple and producer Bob Ezrin, an album that at its numerous heights evokes the band's most successful era of the early '70s. With a stabl...

 2020-08-07 06:54 

China Post

Jos Ramrez powers Indians past Reds 13-0...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jos Ramrez homered from both sides of the plate and drove in four runs, and the Cleveland Indians routed the Cincinnati Reds 13-0 on Thursday night. Ramrez hit a solo drive batting from the left side against Luis Castillo in the fir...

 2020-08-07 06:54 

China Post

Texas Tech women's coach fired one day after report of abuse...

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech fired women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings on Thursday, a day after a scathing newspaper report alleging a culture of abuse in her program. Athletic director Kirby Hocutt announced the firing in a one-sente...

 2020-08-07 06:54 

China Post

Braves' Markakis hits walkoff HR after opting into season...

ATLANTA (AP) — Nick Markakis promised before Thursday night's game that hitting was "the least of my worries" in his first start of the season. He then showed why. Markakis capped his dramatic return with a game-ending home run in the ni...

 2020-08-07 06:54 

China Post

66 players opt out of NFL season due to coronavirus pandemic...

A total of 66 players have opted out of the 2020 NFL season due to the coronavirus pandemic, nearly half of them linemen. Twenty offensive linemen and 11 on defense opted out before Thursday's deadline. Players with a medical opt out will receive a $3...

 2020-08-07 06:53 

China Post

Cracked up: Driver snaps, but DeChambeau powers through...

The Kraken cracked. Bryson DeChambeau's mission to change the game ran into a minor detour Thursday at the PGA Championship when his driver broke after he teed off on No. 7. Newly bulked up, and front and center in most conversations about pro golf th...

 2020-08-07 06:53 

China Post

Quiet please: A PGA with no fans and the new normal for golf...

To those overserved boors who insist on screaming "Mashed Potatoes!" every time Dustin Johnson or Brooks Koepka unloads with their driver, we have one simple request for you. Please come back. For this week at the PGA championship, the same goes f...

 2020-08-07 06:53 

China Post

LEADING OFF: Cards back in action, Yanks seizing AL East...
 2020-08-07 06:53 

China Post

Brady learning new playbook, excited to get started in Tampa...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady isn't content with making the Tampa Bay Buccaneers relevant again. The six-time Super Bowl champion is hungry to win another title. And the Bucs, who've missed the playoffs 12 consecutive seasons, feel they have ...

 2020-08-07 06:46 

China Post

Royals beat Cubs 13-2, stop 6-game slide...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Whit Merrifield, Maikel Franco and Jorge Soler homered, and the Kansas City Royals stopped a six-game slide by pounding the Chicago Cubs 13-2 on Thursday night. Soler and Salvador Prez each had three hits and two RBIs, helpin...

 2020-08-07 06:45 

China Post

Dbacks beat Astros 5-4 on Calhoun's double in ninth...

PHOENIX (AP) — Kole Calhoun lined a two-run double in the ninth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied to beat the Houston Astros 5-4 Thursday night to win their first series of the season. "It's bases loaded, nobody out, we need one ru...

 2020-08-07 06:44 

China Post

Bucks clinch top seed in East with 130-116 win over Heat...

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton scored 33 points each, and the Milwaukee Bucks overcame a huge early deficit to get a 130-116 win over the Miami Heat on Thursday to clinch the top seed in the Eastern Conferenc...

 2020-08-07 06:37 

Central News Agency

Taiwan joins U.S.' women's economic empowerment initiative - Focus Taiwan...

Washington, Aug. 6 (CNA) Taiwan will help support a United States project called the 2X Women's Initiative, which is aimed at tackling the economic challenges faced by women in developing countries, Taiwan's top envoy in Washington said Thursday....

 2020-08-07 06:22 

China Post

China's July exports rise despite coronavirus, US tariff war...

BEIJING (AP) — China's exports rose by an unexpectedly strong 7.2% in July as the world's second-largest economy recovered from the coronavirus pandemic. Sales to the United States jumped 12.5% despite a plunge in U.S. economic activity and ...

 2020-08-07 06:22 

China Post

Seth Rogen's Israel comments highlight fraught diaspora ties...

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — It began as a lighthearted conversation between two Jewish comedians, riffing on a podcast about the idiosyncrasies of their shared heritage. But after talk turned to Israel, it didn't take long for Marc Maron and Seth Ro...

 2020-08-07 05:55 

Central News Agency

Number of convenience stores in Taiwan up almost 5% in 2019: FTC - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Aug. 7 (CNA) The number of convenience stores in Taiwan grew in 2019 at the fastest pace in 14 years, the Fair Trade Commission (FTC) said Friday, indicating that the market for these ubiquitous stores has yet to be saturated....

 2020-08-07 05:52 

China Post

Calls for justice in Black suspect's death in North Carolina...

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Demonstrators held a vigil in North Carolina to demand justice for a Black man who died days after his arrest following the release of body camera videos that showed the man struggling with guards and yelling he couldn'...

 2020-08-07 05:52 

China Post

Lives Lost: Man of the sea made his home in Sonoran....

PHOENIX (AP) — Carlos Manuel Sandoval lived for decades in Phoenix on the edge of the Sonoran Desert, but he never stopped hearing the siren call of his birthplace — Guaymas, Mexico. More than a quarter-century after he moved with his family t...

 2020-08-07 05:22 

China Post

Follow me! Embark on 2-day trip around Taipei's Eastern District...

There are many beautiful places you can tour in Taiwan, and the sheer options may quickly overwhelm you. Some districts are underrated, and you most probably visited them once in your life. If you have exhausted your bucket list destinations, worry not. T...

 2020-08-07 05:22 

China Post

Kabul to open traditional council on release of 400 Taliban...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A traditional council is to open Friday in the Afghan capital to decide the release of a final 400 Taliban __ the last hurdle to the start of negotiations between Kabul's political leadership and the Taliban in keeping ...

 2020-08-07 04:55 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares close down 0.66% - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Aug. 7 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed down 84.63 points, or 0.66 percent, at 12,828.87 Friday on turnover of NT$238.11 billion (US$8.1 billion)....

 2020-08-07 04:52 

China Post

Virus talks on brink of collapse, sides still 'far apart'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money are teetering on the brink of collapse after a marathon meeting in the Capitol generated lots of recriminations but little progress on the top issues confronting negotiators. "The...

 2020-08-07 04:52 

China Post

Herman Cain to be mourned at private funeral in Atlanta...

ATLANTA (AP) — Herman Cain, the former Republican presidential candidate, businessman and close ally of President Donald Trump, will be mourned at a private funeral in Atlanta on Friday. The 11 a.m. service will be live-streamed at hermancaincelebra...

 2020-08-07 04:52 

China Post

2 rescued sea turtles released in Florida after recovery...

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) — Two rehabilitated sea turtles, rescued at different times and locations by the U.S. Coast Guard, have been released off the Florida Keys. "Emma," a 150-pound (68-kilogram) female loggerhead sea turtle, was recovered i...

 2020-08-07 04:51 

China Post

India hits 2 million coronavirus cases as deaths pass 40,000...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India hit another grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic on Friday, crossing 2 million cases of infection and more than 40,000 deaths. India's health ministry also reported recoveries as a share of total cases are also growi...

 2020-08-07 04:22 

China Post

Why Japanese love Taiwan breakfast so much?...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — In a recent video published by "Stopkiddinstudio," Cocona, a Japanese model who speaks fluent Chinese, is ordering meals adeptly at a Taiwanese breakfast shop. Surprisingly, she spends NT$195 dollars on her breakfas...

 2020-08-07 04:22 

China Post

AP Week in Pictures, Latin America & Caribbean...

JULY 31-AUG. 6, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean. It was curated by AP photo editor Anita Baca in Mexico City. Follow AP visual jou...

 2020-08-07 04:22 

China Post

Official responds to discrimination claim against Polish chef...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The story of a Polish chef who was hired by a Taichung restaurant and dismissed less than a month later has raised eyebrows among the members and friends of Taiwan's foreign community. His wife, surnamed Chiang, argues ...

 2020-08-07 04:22 

China Post

Hagerty vs. Bradshaw in race to succeed US Sen. Alexander...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander in November will feature a matchup between a Republican candidate endorsed by President Donald Trump and a Democratic single mother and Black activist who pulled off an a...

 2020-08-07 04:21 

China Post

July US jobs report is expected to point to hiring slowdown...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just how severely has the resurgence of the coronavirus pummeled the U.S. economy? The jobs report for July being released Friday will provide the clearest answer yet. Economists have forecast that employers added 1.6 million jobs,...

 2020-08-07 04:00 

Taiwan News

London Marathon to feature only elite runners, unique route...

London Marathon to feature only elite runners, unique route...

 2020-08-07 04:00 

Taiwan News

Arkansas woman pleads guilty to killing former lawmaker...

Arkansas woman pleads guilty to killing former lawmaker...

 2020-08-07 04:00 

Taiwan News

Egypt, Greece sign maritime deal to counter Libya-Turkey one...

Egypt, Greece sign maritime deal to counter Libya-Turkey one...

 2020-08-07 04:00 

Taiwan News

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive ahead of Trump visit...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive ahead of Trump visit...

 2020-08-07 04:00 

Taiwan News

Past champions Clijsters, Murray get US Open wild cards...

Past champions Clijsters, Murray get US Open wild cards...

 2020-08-07 04:00 

Taiwan News

After recovering from virus, Domingo vows to clear name...

After recovering from virus, Domingo vows to clear name...

 2020-08-07 04:00 

Taiwan News

Perez could return to F1 racing after coronavirus quarantine...

Perez could return to F1 racing after coronavirus quarantine...

 2020-08-07 04:00 

Taiwan News

Mexico Cabinet member on thin ice after leaked comments...

Mexico Cabinet member on thin ice after leaked comments...

 2020-08-07 04:00 

Taiwan News

In devastated Beirut, French leader offers comfort and a hug...

In devastated Beirut, French leader offers comfort and a hug...

 2020-08-07 04:00 

Taiwan News

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive for coronavirus ahead of planned meeting with President Donald Trump...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive for coronavirus ahead of planned meeting with President Donald Trump...

 2020-08-07 04:00 

Taiwan News

Brazil police make raids in alleged hospital corruption case...

Brazil police make raids in alleged hospital corruption case...

 2020-08-07 04:00 

Taiwan News

French president announces global fundraising conference in coming days for Lebanon after devastating Beirut blast...

French president announces global fundraising conference in coming days for Lebanon after devastating Beirut blast...

 2020-08-07 04:00 

Taiwan News

The Latest: NASCAR's Spencer Davis tests positive for virus...

The Latest: NASCAR's Spencer Davis tests positive for virus...

 2020-08-07 04:00 

Taiwan News

Major League Baseball Leaders...

Major League Baseball Leaders...

  • Need an account?  
    or