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 2020-02-15 08:02 

China Post

Trump's Daytona: NASCAR fans revved for presidential visit...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Stroll through the Daytona infield and fans can grab a seat next to President Donald Trump and get a sweet taste of impeachment. Debi Ringhaver is mixing cocktails for curious NASCAR fans who stop in their tracks at the si...

 2020-02-15 08:02 

China Post

Ready for closeup? NASCAR funnyman Bowyer expands Fox gig...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Clint Bowyer slips into the TV production studio, sweat glistening on his forehead, sits down on a stool and waits for a high-definition camera to move toward his face. It's time for his closeup. "I'm more like...

 2020-02-15 08:02 

China Post

FAA allows US civilian flights to resume over Persian Gulf...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said Saturday that American civilian flights can resume operations over much of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman region, loosening restrictions announced five weeks ago...

 2020-02-15 08:00 

China Post

Amid virus outbreak, concerns about a hockey stick shortage...

Jack Eichel snapped his stick over the crossbar in frustration after an empty-net goal sealed a Buffalo Sabres loss, splintering it across the ice. He and other NHL players might want to think twice about sacrificing their sticks in a situation like that ...

 2020-02-15 07:40 

Central News Agency

Suspects in gruesome murder of Canadian get prison sentences - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 15 (CNA) Three Americans and one Taiwanese were convicted and sentenced on Saturday in the brutal murder of a Canadian citizen in Taiwan in 2018, according to the New Taipei District Court....

 2020-02-15 07:10 

China Post

Adani's coal mine plans, and why coal is still so lucrative...

An estimated 500 tankers a year will travel back and forth between Australia and India in the future. Fully loaded with coal, they'll sail right through the Great Barrier Reef, the largest coral reef in the world, which is already under threat. And th...

 2020-02-15 07:09 

China Post

German parliament: Explicit consent still necessary from organ donors...

Germany's organ donation rules will remain largely unchanged after an emotional debate in the Bundestag on Thursday morning. The country will stick with a system of informed consent, whereby only people who voluntarily register as organ donors are eli...

 2020-02-15 07:08 

China Post

How divestment stacks up against fossil fuels...

The planned coal-fired power station near the coastal town of Lamu was conceived to help expand the power grid in Kenya's underserved north. But half a year ago, the project was put on hold. A Kenyan court ordered that the risk of environmental damage...

 2020-02-15 07:06 

China Post

A Winter Trip to Munich...

A Winter Trip to Munich The China Post...

 2020-02-15 07:05 

China Post

Spreading the climate-gospel: The rise of 'green churches'...

Tulips and roses grown in Kenya no longer grace the altar at Bellahj Kirke in northern Copenhagen. Today the 160-seat church prefers local, seasonal flowers — which, along with the bread and wine used in its Holy Communion services, are organic. Bel...

 2020-02-15 07:03 

China Post

Climate-friendly heating: How to stay warm without fossil fuels...

Heating with coal, oil and natural gas accounts for around a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. But that's something we can change, says Wolfgang Feist, founder of the Passive House Institute in the western German city of Darmstadt. "Buil...

 2020-02-15 07:01 

China Post

Women on the Solomon Islands are protecting critically endangered sea turtles...

Project Goal: Conserving the most important nesting ground for hawksbill sea turtles in the South Pacific by bringing together women from the diverse communities Kahtupika, Wagina, and Kia Project implementation: KAWAKI women running awareness campaigns i...

 2020-02-15 07:01 

China Post

Astros' Verlander skips scheduled bullpen session...

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Justin Verlander elected not to throw his scheduled bullpen session and No. 2 starter Zack Grienke isn't even in camp yet, adding to an unusual start to Houston's spring training. Verlander's name appeared on...

 2020-02-15 07:00 

China Post

Ionescu adds milestone as No. 3 Oregon beats No. 7 UCLA...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ruthy Hebard scored 30 points, Sabrina Ionescu had 18 points and added another milestone to her amazing collegiate career as third-ranked Oregon defeated No. 7 UCLA 80-66 on Friday night in a matchup of the top two women's tea...

 2020-02-15 07:00 

China Post

Solar Orbiter launched today...

Solar Orbiter launched today The China Post...

 2020-02-15 06:57 

China Post

Spectrum: Do I scare you?...

Spectrum: Do I scare you? The China Post...

 2020-02-15 06:55 

China Post

Coronavirus, cold or flu? How to tell the difference...

At first glance, symptoms for the new coronavirus, otherwise known as 2019-nCoV, are similar to those we know as a common cold or flu. Common coronavirus symptoms can include: — Fever — Dry cough — Shortness of breath — Aching musc...

 2020-02-15 06:54 

China Post

Bavaria's most popular castles and magnificent buildings...

Bavaria's most popular castles and magnificent buildings The China Post...

 2020-02-15 06:53 

China Post

A film museum comes to Hollywood...

A film museum comes to Hollywood The China Post...

 2020-02-15 06:53 

China Post

Walk of Fame celebrates 60 years...

Walk of Fame celebrates 60 years The China Post...

 2020-02-15 06:52 

China Post

Online retailers are destroying goods but won't say how much ends up as trash...

Retailers in Europe destroy usable wares including clothes and electronics worth billions of euros each year, alarming lawmakers trying to rein in waste and shrink carbon footprints as shoppers move online. France, the first country to end the binning of ...

 2020-02-15 06:51 

China Post

Coronavirus: From bats to pangolins, how do viruses reach us?...

As the deadly coronavirus sweeps across the globe, killing hundreds, halting cruise ships and prompting border closures, scientists race to find out exactly how the outbreak began. Now, a new study out of China suggests that endangered pangolins — a...

 2020-02-15 06:50 

China Post

Syrian activist Muzoon Almellehan receives German peace prize...

Just a few years ago, when she was 14 years old, bombs started to fall on Muzoon Almellehan's hometown of Daraa, in southwestern Syria. Civil war was intensifying, and her parents saw escape as the only alternative. They left the country with their fo...

 2020-02-15 06:50 

China Post

Franz Marc: The artist who saw nature through a wilder-than-Instagram filter...

Artist Franz Marc (1880-1916) was a rebel. His contemporaries thought he was too materialistic, too intellectual and too prone to believing in technology. Marc countered the prejudices with his art, painting innocent animals that harmonized with nature an...

 2020-02-15 06:49 

China Post

How not to protect yourself from the coronavirus...

The rapid spread of the coronavirus across the world is alarming scientists and the general public alike. The online and social media rumor mill is churning out false information about how people can protect themselves from the new virus just as fast. We ...

 2020-02-15 06:40 

Central News Agency

Mixed responses from airlines after Philippines lifts travel ban - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 15 (CNA) After the Philippine government lifted its travel ban against Taiwan on Friday, Taiwanese carriers said they will continue their current reduced flight services between the two countries, while some Philippine carriers said they will...

 2020-02-15 06:01 

Central News Agency

Filipinos express relief at Philippines lifting Taiwan travel ban - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 15 (CNA) Following the Philippine government's decision Friday to lift a travel ban against Taiwan aimed at halting the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), members of the Filipino community interviewed by CNA on Saturday said they...

 2020-02-15 06:00 

China Post

Trump looks to rev up his base at Daytona 500...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is out to rev up his appeal with a key voting demographic — NASCAR fans — as he takes in the Daytona 500 on Sunday. NASCAR drivers may veer to the left during their trip around the oval racetrack,...

 2020-02-15 05:46 

Central News Agency

Black Hawk crash likely due to human factor, weather: report - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 15 (CNA) Human factor combined with weather conditions may have contributed to the crash of the Black Hawk helicopter that killed eight military officers in New Taipei City last month, the Air Force said Saturday....

 2020-02-15 05:02 

China Post

No handshakes: Viral outbreak spooks Asian places of worship...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — In a popular Catholic church in the Philippines, nearly half of the pews were empty for Sunday Mass. The few hundred worshippers who showed up were asked to refrain from shaking others' hands or holding them during pra...

 2020-02-15 05:01 

China Post

Grant Enfinger wins wild Truck Series opener at Daytona...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR opened the Truck Series season with one fiery crash, a truck stuck on its roof and Grrant Enfinger in victory lane following overtime and a door-to-door race to the finish line. Enfinger beat Jordan Anderson in a fr...

 2020-02-15 05:00 

China Post

Bridges leads U.S. over World in Rising Stars Challenge...

CHICAGO (AP) — Miles Bridges got the All-Star weekend off to a high-flying start. So did Zion Williamson — even when his dunk attempts didn't go in. Bridges scored 20 points and took MVP honors, Eric Paschall added 23 more and the U.S. bea...

 2020-02-15 05:00 

Taiwan News

Indian officials build wall in Ahmedabad to hide slums from view when Trump visits...

Donald Trump's plans to build a wall along the Mexican border are well known in India. Ahead of the US President's visit to India, Ahmedabad's authorities are now rushing to erect a wall — allegedly to hide a slum....

 2020-02-15 05:00 

Taiwan News

US murder suspect went undetected in Italy for 2 weeks...

US murder suspect went undetected in Italy for 2 weeks...

 2020-02-15 05:00 

Taiwan News

New virus affects supply at Fiat Chrysler's Serbia plant...

New virus affects supply at Fiat Chrysler's Serbia plant...

 2020-02-15 05:00 

Taiwan News

India's Modi gets invitation for Valentine's Day from citizenship law protesters...

Protesters in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh neighborhood invited Modi to celebrate Valentine's Day with them. The invitation also featured a...

 2020-02-15 05:00 

Taiwan News

MacPhail says Phillies expect to pay luxury tax this season...

MacPhail says Phillies expect to pay luxury tax this season...

 2020-02-15 05:00 

Taiwan News

Spanish Standings...

Spanish Standings...

 2020-02-15 05:00 

Taiwan News

No 'Plan B' for Olympics; questions over Chinese presence...

No 'Plan B' for Olympics; questions over Chinese presence...

 2020-02-15 05:00 

Taiwan News

Poland: Naked couple protests in bed against canal project on Valentine's Day...

An activist couple spent Valentine's Day demonstrating against the construction of a canal. An activist in the bed told DW the stunt finally raised global awareness of the canal's environmental impacts....

 2020-02-15 05:00 

Taiwan News

Airlines to resume Taiwan-Philippines flights after Manila lifts ban...

EVA Air, Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific to resume flights to Philippines after Manila lifts ban on arrivals from Taiwan...

 2020-02-15 05:00 

Taiwan News

Vietnam to woo Taiwanese tourists due to drop in Chinese visitors...

Southeast Asian country to diversify tourism and make up for China market losses caused by coronavirus...

 2020-02-15 05:00 

Taiwan News

American convicted of Yonghe murder sentenced to life in prison in Taiwan...

Taipei court hands down heavy sentences to Yonghe murder mastermind, accomplices...

 2020-02-15 05:00 

Taiwan News

US impressed by Taiwan-developed mask availability digital maps...

More than 80 apps providing information about masks have been created in Taiwan using open data...

 2020-02-15 05:00 

Taiwan News

One dead, several injured in Berlin shooting...

A shooting occurred near Berlin's Tempodrom hall has left one person dead and at least seven more were injured. Police are believed to be looking for several suspects who fled the scene....

 2020-02-15 05:00 

Taiwan News

Coronavirus: Death toll in China surges past 1,500...

Coronavirus fatalities have remained consistent in recent days even as the number of new infections falls. Chinese authorities also said over 1,700 hospital staff have become infected and six have died....

 2020-02-15 05:00 

Taiwan News

Rice cooker can be used to sterilize masks: Taiwanese study...

Taiwanese professor finds rice cookers can be used to sterilize surgical face masks...

 2020-02-15 05:00 

Taiwan News

Filipino 1st local typhoid case in Taiwan this year...

Philippine man in Kaohsiung is first local case of typhoid in Taiwan this year...

 2020-02-15 05:00 

Taiwan News

High-level meeting between Holy See and China sign of improved ties...

Vatican is only nation in Europe that recognizes Taiwan, which has just 15 diplomatic allies...

 2020-02-15 05:00 

Taiwan News

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