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 2020-04-07 19:19 

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Hand sanitizer demand soars as production picks up in New Taipei...
 2020-04-07 19:19 

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Car and scooter sales flourish amid pandemic worries about public transport...
 2020-04-07 19:19 

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Taiwan to donate 1 million face masks to Southeast Asian countries...
 2020-04-07 19:19 

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At least 10 passengers on one China Airlines flight diagnosed with COVID-19...
 2020-04-07 19:19 

Formosa News

Petition to recall Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu clears second hurdle...
 2020-04-07 19:19 

Formosa News

Taiwan bans use of Zoom in government agencies...
 2020-04-07 19:19 

Formosa News

Disinfection 101: Expert tips on how to kill viruses in your space...
 2020-04-07 19:19 

Formosa News

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates praises Taiwan's quick response to coronavirus...
 2020-04-07 19:19 

Formosa News

Public health experts brace for coronavirus cases to mount starting Friday...
 2020-04-07 19:01 

China Post

Hands off! What can we touch during the coronavirus outbreak?...
 2020-04-07 19:00 

China Post

Happiness, where are you?...

What makes us feel happy can be very different: ice cream, a word of praise, the sunrise or the birth of a child. All sorts of things have the potential to make us happy. However, happiness is a disguise artist, so we often overlook it. Whoever finds it i...

 2020-04-07 19:00 

China Post

Germany's longest-running soap opera 'Lindenstrasse' ends after three decades on air...

The long-running German series "Lindenstrasse" had its last episode on Sunday, in a farewell that was already scheduled but still represented the end of an era for the iconic show. "Lindenstrasse" premiered on December 8, 1985 and ran cont...

 2020-04-07 19:00 

China Post

Meet Rob Greenfield, aspiring millionaire turned radical environmental activist...

Rob Greenfield bounds over to a plant growing amidst the makeshift garden plots on the grounds of Berlin's defunct Tempelhof Airport. He rips off a leaf and munches on it. "It's either a radish or a mustard. It's in the brassica family. Th...

 2020-04-07 19:00 

China Post

Coronavirus code: Computer modeling could help fight the virus...

DW: You work at the intersection of mathematics and epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and you have modeled the virus for a few months now. What you have learned about COVID-19? Stefan Flasche: We are looking at the spread ...

 2020-04-07 19:00 

China Post

Coronavirus: Why are the death rates different?...

In Germany, the number of deaths from coronavirus is relatively low for the number of confirmed infections. The rate is lower than in Italy, where the number of deaths linked to confirmed Covid-19 infections remains extremely high. Currently, the rate in ...

 2020-04-07 19:00 

China Post

Coronavirus drugs: Can antibodies from survivors help?...

About 80,000 people worldwide have survived a Covid-19 infection. Their immune systems will have produced antibodies, which will help their bodies recognize and fight a repeat attack by the coronavirus. It's a natural defense mechanism. But while we w...

 2020-04-07 18:43 

China Post

New school curriculum raises eyebrows in Orban's Hungary...

Along with a controversial new bill that greatly increases the power of Hungary's far-right Prime Minister Victor Orban, which has been described by critics as a power grab, the country's education system is also facing reforms reflecting the gove...

 2020-04-07 18:43 

China Post

Coronavirus: How do ventilators work?...

In 20% of those infected in the current pandemic, the SARS CoV-2 viruses are lodged deep in the lungs, since COVID-19 mainly affects the lower respiratory tract. Then the illness quickly becomes critical, and the most severe cases must be immediately conn...

 2020-04-07 18:43 

China Post

Solidarity: How the coronavirus makes us more willing to help...

Lena was inspired by the desire to help while out shopping. She saw an elderly man standing in front of an empty shelf that once held canned food. He stood there for a while, only to leave without finishing his grocery shopping. "This man probably had...

 2020-04-07 18:31 

China Post

Holdout governors: Some states don't need stay-at-home order...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Even as most Americans are under orders from their governor to stay at home to slow the spread of the coronavirus, leaders in a handful of states have steadfastly refused to take that action, arguing it's unneeded and cou...

 2020-04-07 18:30 

China Post

Epidemiologist's COVID-19 death raises concern in Bosnia...

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Less than three weeks ago, respected Bosnian epidemiologist Sefik Pasagic was fielding calls from journalists on how to prepare for the approaching coronavirus pandemic in the Balkan country. The former World Heal...

 2020-04-07 18:30 

China Post

Mnuchin: additional $250 billion sought for small businesses...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administsration will seek an additional $250 billion to support a program designed to help small businesses keep workers employed through the coronavirus outbreak, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said. Mnuchin said in a...

 2020-04-07 18:00 

China Post

With prime minister in ICU, Britain asks: Who's in charge?...

LONDON (AP) — As British Prime Minister Boris Johnson fights the coronavirus in the intensive care unit of a London hospital, the people of his country are wishing him well — and asking who's in charge. The answer is ambiguous. Britain'...

 2020-04-07 17:59 

China Post

Lawyers list drugs in driver's system in motorcycle deaths...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A truck driver charged in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists had fentanyl, morphine and a chemical found in cocaine in his system that day, and told authorities he often would take drugs before starting work, prosecutors sa...

 2020-04-07 17:59 

China Post

Court find ex-Ecuador president guilty of corruption...

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — An Ecuadorian court found former President Rafael Correa guilty of corruption Tuesday and sentenced him to eight years in prison, further sullying the legacy of one of the nation's most enduring and polemal political leader...

 2020-04-07 17:59 

China Post

Border wall workers in New Mexico spark coronavirus anxiety...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some residents of a southern New Mexico village, immigrant advocates and others are raising concerns about an influx of workers in the community as part of the effort to build the U.S.-Mexico border wall during the coronavir...

 2020-04-07 17:30 

China Post

U. of Michigan reaching out to ex-athletes about late doctor...

CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan is sending a letter to thousands of former student-athletes, asking them to speak with investigators from a law firm it hired to lead a probe into a deceased doctor accused of molesting people...

 2020-04-07 17:30 

China Post

ECB takes action to keep banks lending during virus crisis...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank took action Tuesday to support lending to companies across the 19-country eurozone by easing rules for banks that tap the central bank for ready money. The action comes amid widespread efforts by c...

 2020-04-07 17:00 

China Post

Judge: Death penalty on table for synagogue massacre suspect...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a bid by the suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting to have the death penalty removed as a potential sentencing option. Lawyers for Robert Bowers argued that capital punishment violates the Fifth ...

 2020-04-07 17:00 

China Post

Coronavirus crisis cuts money sent home to poorer nations...

MIAMI (AP) — Until a month ago, Diana Leticia Hernndez sold face cream door to door in Miami. Her husband painted houses. The money fed their family and at least six relatives in Honduras. Hernndez has sold nothing since last month due to fear and s...

 2020-04-07 16:59 

China Post

China's virus pandemic epicenter Wuhan ends 76-day lockdown...

WUHAN, China (AP) — The lockdown that served as a model for countries battling the coronavirus around the world has ended after 11 weeks: Chinese authorities are allowing residents of Wuhan to once again travel in and out of the sprawling city where...

 2020-04-07 16:27 

China Post

Lufthansa retires big jets, says rebound could take years...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German airline group Lufthansa said it was permanently removing some of its large aircraft from service and reducing capacity for the long term, saying it will take years for demand for air travel to return to levels seen b...

 2020-04-07 16:27 

China Post

Japan's PM Abe declares state of emergency in Tokyo, 6 other....
 2020-04-07 16:27 

China Post

Paul recovered from coronavirus; volunteering at hospital...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said Tuesday that he has recovered from the coronavirus and has started volunteering at a hospital in his Kentucky hometown. The Republican lawmaker tested positive for the virus in March, becoming the first...

 2020-04-07 15:58 

China Post

Work starts in Montana on disputed Canada-US oil pipeline...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Canadian company said Monday that it's started construction on the long-stalled Keystone XL oil sands pipeline across the U.S.-Canada border, despite calls from tribal leaders and environmentalists to delay the $8 billio...

 2020-04-07 15:57 

China Post

UEFA explores financial rule changes due to pandemic impact...

UEFA is exploring changes to Financial Fair Play rules as clubs grapple with the sudden loss in revenue caused by the coronavirus pandemic abruptly halting competitions across Europe. The cost-control regulations were introduced a decade ago as a response...

 2020-04-07 15:57 

China Post

66 at South African hospital have coronavirus, mostly staff...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Sixty-six people at a single hospital in South Africa have tested positive for the coronavirus in the past few days, the health minister said Tuesday, as anxiety rose among health workers over the shortage of protective gear. At ...

 2020-04-07 15:27 

China Post

Rio firefighter trades hose for horn to extinguish the blues...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Decked out in full firefighting gear, Elielson Silva stands 150 feet above the ground atop a retractable ladder poking up from a red fire truck. His lofty perch is about as high as Rio de Janeiro's colossal Maracana soccer ...

 2020-04-07 15:27 

China Post

One fortunate 90-year-old survived COVID-19, and offers hope...

Anna Fortunato, a 90-year-old survivor of COVID-19, has a message for the rest of us: Do not be afraid. Do not despair. "Keep on fighting, have that positive attitude, and pray," she says. "And get out of bed. Don't stay in bed all the tim...

 2020-04-07 14:57 

China Post

When leaders are stricken in office, how do nations act?...

LONDON (AP) — The measure of a nation — its DNA, or sometimes its political system — becomes more visible when its leader is stricken in office. How to respond, and what to tell — or not tell — the populace? The hospitalizati...

 2020-04-07 14:30 

Central News Agency

Pandemic like World War III, except virus can't be eradicated: expert - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, April 7 (CNA) The dean of the College of Public Health at National Taiwan University described the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday as a bomb-free World War III, in which the virus is an enemy that cannot be eradicated....

 2020-04-07 14:26 

China Post

Split families make pacts, duel over custody amid virus...

As the country hunkered down to fend off the coronavirus, Carolina McAuley expected her middle school-age kids would continue to shuffle between her house and her ex-husband's — until she got sick. Suddenly, her long-standing custody arrangement...

 2020-04-07 14:26 

China Post

Rwandans mark genocide anniversary under nationwide lockdown...

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — For Augustine Ngabonziza, a survivor of Rwanda's genocide, it's difficult not to wonder whether God has become more distant these days. How else can one explain why a country that always comes together for the anniversa...

 2020-04-07 14:26 

China Post

Amid pandemic, Czech intensive care ward is still half-full...

PRAGUE (AP) — Unlike their colleagues in Italy and Spain, Czech hospital doctors have not yet needed to make harrowing decisions on which COVID-19 patients get the best care. Only half the ten intensive care ward beds were occupied Tuesday at Prague...

 2020-04-07 14:26 

China Post

Employers posted solid job openings before virus shutdowns...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers posted a healthy number of job openings in February, evidence that the job market was in decent shape before the viral outbreak brought the economy to a near standstill. The report, released by the Labor Department T...

 2020-04-07 14:26 

China Post

Sex. Drugs. Virus. Venezuela elites still party in pandemic...

MIAMI (AP) — They whiled away the week on a sex- and drug-fueled romp: dancing on white-sand beaches and frolicking on a paradisaical Caribbean island with prostitutes from Europe, some snapping selfies with famous reggaeton artists. But unbeknownst...

 2020-04-07 14:26 

China Post

US stocks open 3% higher as hope builds that global shutdown measures are showing early promise for reopening economies...
 2020-04-07 14:05 

Central News Agency

Petition to recall Han passes second stage, vote likely in June - Focus Taiwan...

Kaohsiung, April 7 (CNA) The number of signatures submitted in a petition to recall Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu () has passed the required threshold for the second stage of the recall process, which could lead to a recall vote in June....

 2020-04-07 13:56 

China Post

McConnell reports his best fundraising quarter ever...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell flexed his fundraising strength in the midst of a global pandemic, raising nearly $7.5 million in the first three months of 2020, his campaign said Tuesday. The first-quarter haul was the ...

 2020-04-07 13:55 

China Post

Tasked with schoolwork help, many US parents lack English...

Since her daughters' school closed for the coronavirus outbreak, Mariana Luna has been thrust into the role of their primary educator, like millions of parents across the U.S. But each day, before she can go over their schoolwork, her 9-year-old first...

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