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 2020-08-09 09:24 

China Post

Saudi Aramco half-year profits plunge 50% from virus impact...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Aramco's net income plunged by 50% in the first half of the year, according to figures published Sunday, offering a revealing glimpse into the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on one of the world's ...

 2020-08-09 08:50 

Central News Agency

Volunteer translators from Southeast Asia tour National Palace Museum - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Aug. 9 (CNA) Volunteer translators from Southeast Asia, who live in Taiwan and work with the National Immigration Agency (NIA), were given a special tour of National Palace Museum (NPM) Sunday in their native languages, according to a press statem...

 2020-08-09 08:24 

China Post

Masks in class? Many questions as Germans go back to school...

BERLIN (AP) — Masks during class, masks only in the halls, no masks at all. Distance when possible, no distance within same-grade groups, no distance at all. As Germany's 16 states start sending millions of children back to school in the middle ...

 2020-08-09 08:24 

China Post

Riot declared as fire burns in Portland police union offices...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A fire inside a police union building led authorities in Portland, Oregon, to declare a riot and force protesters away from the offices as violent demonstrations continue in the city that had hoped for calm after federal agents...

 2020-08-09 08:13 

Central News Agency

Arrivals from Philippines to be collectively quarantined - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Aug. 9 (CNA) All travelers arriving from the Philippines will be quarantined at official quarantine locations starting Wednesday, due to the rising number of imported COVID-19 cases from the country, including a new case on Sunday, according to th...

 2020-08-09 07:39 

China Post

3 days of heavy monsoon rains kill 50 people across Pakistan...

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Three days of heavy monsoon rains triggering flash floods killed at least 50 people in various parts of Pakistan, as troops with boats rushed to a flood-affected district in the country's southern Sindh province Sunday t...

 2020-08-09 07:33 

Central News Agency

First Somaliland representative to Taiwan arrives - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Aug. 9 (CNA) Foreign Minister Joseph Wu () on Sunday welcomed Somaliland's first representative who arrived in the country Friday in preparation for the upcoming opening of the self-claimed African state's representative office in Taiwan....

 2020-08-09 07:23 

China Post

India to ban imports of 101 items of military equipment...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India will ban the imports of 101 items of military equipment in an effort to boost indigenous production and improve self-reliance in weapons manufacturing. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said Sunday that the government is planning...

 2020-08-09 07:23 

China Post

'Don't shut up!' Film spotlights Filipino journalist...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maria Ressa says she didn't take Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seriously when he declared four years ago that "corrupt" journalists weren't "exempted from assassination." "In 2016, it was really,...

 2020-08-09 07:23 

China Post

Santander, O's rough up Nats relievers, rally for 5-3 win...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pat Valaika, Pedro Severino and Anthony Santander homered during a five-run rally in the eighth inning as the Baltimore Orioles roughed up Washington's relievers and beat the Nationals 5-3 Saturday night. Nationals starter Aust...

 2020-08-09 07:16 

Central News Agency

Public concern high over youth Internet addiction, drug abuse: survey - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Aug. 9 (CNA) Over 90 percent of the respondents to a survey expressed concern over Internet addiction and drug abuse among adolescents, while 76 percent thought the problem of juvenile delinquency to be serious, according to the survey released Su...

 2020-08-09 06:54 

China Post

Fire kills 11 patients in southern India's COVID-19 facility...

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — A fire killed 11 coronavirus patients early Sunday at a southern Indian hotel being used as a COVID-19 facility, officials said, in the second such incident this month. The blaze at Hotel Swarna Palace in the city of Vijayawa...

 2020-08-09 06:54 

China Post

Murray returns to power Nuggets past Jazz 134-132 in 2 OTs...

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jamal Murray scored 23 points in his first game of the NBA restart, including the tying and go-ahead baskets, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Utah Jazz 134-132 in two overtimes Saturday. The Nuggets overcame Donovan Mit...

 2020-08-09 06:54 

China Post

DeSclafani , Suarez pace Reds past Brewers, 4-1...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Anthony DeSclafani allowed two singles over six scoreless innings and Eugenio Suarez hit a three-run homer to lift the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. Suarez put the Reds up 3-0 in the ...

 2020-08-09 06:54 

China Post

Blighty's big chance to end a century-old drought at PGA...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Padraig Harrington won the PGA Championship in 2008 to become the first European-born winner since Tommy Armour of Scotland in 1930. As for England, that goes back more than a century, when Jim Barnes won the Wanamaker Trophy fo...

 2020-08-09 06:54 

China Post

Gallo homers and Rangers use 6 pitchers to beat Angels 2-0...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo hit a two-run homer after missing a game with a sore right wrist, six Texas pitchers combined on a four-hitter and the Rangers have consecutive wins for the first time this season after beating the Los Angeles Ange...

 2020-08-09 06:54 

China Post

Woods faces another Sunday at a major with little hope...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One day he couldn't find enough fairways. The next day he couldn't make any putts. The third day he couldn't get close enough to make any putts. That leaves a fourth day for Tiger Woods, with little to play for in th...

 2020-08-09 06:54 

China Post

5 Blue Jays pitchers combine on 4-hitter, beat Red Sox 2-1...

BOSTON (AP) — Five Toronto pitchers combined on a four-hitter and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. scored the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning on a groundout, lifting the Blue Jays over the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Saturday night. Anthony Kay (1-0) pitched 3 1/...

 2020-08-09 06:54 

China Post

Analysis | Does U.S. decision impact Taiwan WHO bid?...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The United States is set to exit the World Health Organization (WHO, ) on July 6, 2021, after President Donald Trump followed through on his promise to take the U.S. out of the embattled health organization. The U.S. govern...

 2020-08-09 06:53 

China Post

Soler's 2 homers helps to power Royals to 9-6 win over....

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — One of these days, Royals manager Mike Matheny hopes to see Jorge Soler smile when he trots around the bases. It didn't happen after either of Soler's two homers Saturday night. Maybe if he didn't just miss on ano...

 2020-08-09 06:53 

China Post

Big difference for Li from one tree to another...

Li Haotong was still smiling, even if others were feeling his pain. One minute he was taking advantage of a big break on a shot into the trees to make birdie and regain the lead on the back nine in the third round of the PGA Championship. The next he was ...

 2020-08-09 06:53 

China Post

A brief look at the third round of the PGA Championship...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A glance at Saturday's third round of the PGA Championship at Harding Park: LEADING: Dustin Johnson made eight birdies, his most of any round in a major, to shoot 5-under 65 and take a one-shot lead at 9-under 201. TRAILING:...

 2020-08-09 06:51 

China Post

Belarus strongman president faces strong election challenge...

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarusians are voting on whether to grant their authoritarian president a sixth term in office, following a campaign marked by unusually strong demonstrations by opposition supporters frustrated with the country's stumblin...

 2020-08-09 06:44 

China Post

Mets hit 3 HRs, end makeshift Marlins' 6-game win streak 8-4...

NEW YORK (AP) — All those missing pitchers finally caught up to the Miami Marlins. J.D. Davis homered and drove in a career-high four runs, Pete Alonso and Michael Conforto also connected, and the New York Mets slowed down the makeshift Marlins with...

 2020-08-09 06:23 

China Post

Simon Cowell injures back while testing electric bicycle...

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Simon Cowell broke his back Saturday while testing his new electric bicycle at his home in California. Cowell was expected to have surgery Saturday evening, according to a spokesperson for the entertainment mogul. Cowell fell o...

 2020-08-09 06:23 

China Post

Kahele wins Hawaii Democratic primary for Gabbard's seat...

HONOLULU (AP) — State Sen. Kai Kahele has won the Democratic nomination to represent Hawaii's 2nd Congressional District in Saturday's primary election. The seat is currently held by U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a Democrat who decided not to run...

 2020-08-09 06:08 

Central News Agency

Japanese delegation arrives to pay respects to Lee Teng-hui - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Aug. 9 (CNA) A 16-member parliamentary delegation led by former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori (2000-2001) arrived in Taipei Sunday to pay tribute to former President Lee Teng-hui (), who passed away on July 30 at the age of 97....

 2020-08-09 05:53 

China Post

Asia Today: Sources of many cases in Victoria untraceable...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The premier of Australia's Victoria state says more than 2,700 active cases have no known source and remain the primary concern of health authorities. Victoria on Sunday saw a welcome drop in its new COVID-19 cases wi...

 2020-08-09 04:52 

China Post

Rajapaksa sworn in as PM in Sri Lanka, cementing family rule...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as the prime minister for the fourth time Sunday after his party secured a landslide victory in parliamentary elections that cemented his family's hold on ...

 2020-08-09 04:22 

China Post

Trump order allows some unemployment pay, defers payroll tax...

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump has bypassed the nation's lawmakers as he claimed the authority to defer payroll taxes and replace an expired unemployment benefit with a lower amount after negotiations with Congress on a new coron...

 2020-08-09 04:22 

China Post

The Latest: Australia state can't trace source of many cases...

MELBOURNE, Australia — The premier of Australia's Victoria state says more than 2,700 active cases have no known source and remain the primary concern of health authorities. Victoria on Sunday saw a welcome drop in its new COVID-19 cases with 39...

 2020-08-09 04:00 

Taiwan News

Jaguars release 5, including Middleton, to cut roster to 80...

Jaguars release 5, including Middleton, to cut roster to 80...

 2020-08-09 04:00 

Taiwan News

At his New Jersey golf club, Trump finds supportive audience...

At his New Jersey golf club, Trump finds supportive audience...

 2020-08-09 04:00 

Taiwan News

MLS to resume regular season following Florida tournament...

MLS to resume regular season following Florida tournament...

 2020-08-09 04:00 

Taiwan News

Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works, Machinists union reach tentative agreement that would end weekslong strike in Maine...

Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works, Machinists union reach tentative agreement that would end weekslong strike in Maine...

 2020-08-09 04:00 

Taiwan News

Shipyard, union reach tentative deal to end strike in Maine...

Shipyard, union reach tentative deal to end strike in Maine...

 2020-08-09 04:00 

Taiwan News

The Latest: Moving day at the PGA Championship...

The Latest: Moving day at the PGA Championship...

 2020-08-09 04:00 

Taiwan News

Lebanese prime minister says he will introduce a draft bill proposing early elections...

Lebanese prime minister says he will introduce a draft bill proposing early elections...

 2020-08-09 04:00 

Taiwan News

Brazil near 100,000 deaths from Covid-19...

Brazil near 100,000 deaths from Covid-19...

 2020-08-09 04:00 

Taiwan News

WTA Palermo Results...

WTA Palermo Results...

 2020-08-09 04:00 

Taiwan News

A look at NFL training camps in a most unusual preseason...

A look at NFL training camps in a most unusual preseason...

 2020-08-09 04:00 

Taiwan News

BBC radio host quits over use of racist term in news report...

BBC radio host quits over use of racist term in news report...

 2020-08-09 04:00 

Taiwan News

Father, son charges in Ahmaud Arbery slaying seeking bond...

Father, son charges in Ahmaud Arbery slaying seeking bond...

 2020-08-09 04:00 

Taiwan News

Van Aert edges Alaphilippe to win Milan-San Remo...

Van Aert edges Alaphilippe to win Milan-San Remo...

 2020-08-09 04:00 

Taiwan News

The NBA MVP finalists: Antetokounmpo, James and Harden...

The NBA MVP finalists: Antetokounmpo, James and Harden...

 2020-08-09 04:00 

Taiwan News

NBA time zone: body clocks get a reset inside the bubble...

NBA time zone: body clocks get a reset inside the bubble...

 2020-08-09 04:00 

Taiwan News

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's false push on preexisting conditions...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's false push on preexisting conditions...

 2020-08-09 04:00 

Taiwan News

The Latest: Big Ten prohibits full contact practices...

The Latest: Big Ten prohibits full contact practices...

 2020-08-09 04:00 

Taiwan News

Police: 10 killed in apartment fire in the Czech Republic...

Police: 10 killed in apartment fire in the Czech Republic...

 2020-08-09 04:00 

Taiwan News

Retirement on hold: Chan Gailey back at work for Dolphins...

Retirement on hold: Chan Gailey back at work for Dolphins...

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