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 2021-03-07 11:58 

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Two officers to attend military mapping exchange meeting in U.S. - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 7 (CNA) Taiwan's military plans to send two representatives to the United States to attend an annual meeting on bilateral exchanges of military mapping and geospatial information, which has been tentatively scheduled for August, a milita...

 2021-03-07 11:41 

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Rally held in Taipei to commemorate Tibet National Uprising Day - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 7 (CNA) Hundreds of people, including dozens of Tibetans, took to the streets of Taipei on Sunday, calling for stronger public advocacy against the decades of Chinese oppression in Tibet, as they marked the 62nd anniversary of an uprising ag...

 2021-03-07 11:32 

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President Tsai calls for water conservation, warns of shortages - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 7 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen () on Sunday urged people in Taiwan to conserve water and brace for shortages, as the country's reservoirs are at their lowest levels in decades due to scant rainfall in the second half of 2020....

 2021-03-07 11:25 

China Post

With many vaccinated, Israel reopens economy before election...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel reopened most of its economy Sunday as part of its final phase of lifting coronavirus lockdown restrictions, some of them in place since September. The easing of restrictions comes after months of government-imposed shutdowns...

 2021-03-07 11:25 

China Post

Rouhani: Iran ready to take steps when US lifts sanctions...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday his country was prepared to take steps to live up to measures in the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers as soon as the United States lifts economic sanctions on Iran. In a meeting wit...

 2021-03-07 10:25 

China Post

Shiffrin leads Vlhova after 1st run of World Cup GS...

JASNA, Slovakia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin posted the fastest time in the opening run of a women's World Cup giant slalom Sunday, a day after winning a slalom on the same hill. The American led Petra Vlhova by 0.16 seconds, followed by unheralded M...

 2021-03-07 10:25 

China Post

China tells Biden to reverse 'dangerous practice' on Taiwan...

BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign minister warned the Biden administration on Sunday to roll back former President Donald Trump's "dangerous practice" of showing support for Taiwan, the island democracy claimed by Beijing as its own ter...

 2021-03-07 10:25 

China Post

Biden to mark 'Bloody Sunday' by signing voting-rights order...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order directing federal agencies to take a series of steps to promote voting access, a move that comes as congressional Democrats press for a sweeping voting and elections bill to coun...

 2021-03-07 10:25 

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Taiwan, Palau planning to establish 'travel bubble': sources - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 7 (CNA) A long-discussed...

 2021-03-07 09:25 

China Post

Myanmar police fire on protesters in ancient former capital...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Police in Myanmar's ancient former capital, Bagan, opened fire Sunday on demonstrators protesting last month's military takeover, wounding several people, according to witness accounts and videos on social media. At le...

 2021-03-07 09:25 

China Post

Sri Lanka Catholics mark 'Black Sunday' for Easter victims...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Roman Catholics attended Mass dressed in black on Sunday, with prayers and protests calling for justice for those killed in coordinated suicide bomb attacks on Easter Sunday two years ago. Church bells tolled and...

 2021-03-07 09:25 

China Post

The Latest: Israel in final phase of easing of lockdown...

JERUSALEM — Israel has opened most of its economy as part of its final phase of lifting coronavirus lockdown restrictions, some of them in place since September. Bars and restaurants, event halls, sporting events, hotels and all primary and secondar...

 2021-03-07 08:58 

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Japanese unveil 'thank you' plaque in Tamsui ahead of quake anniversary - Focus Taiwan...

New Taipei, March 7 (CNA) Japanese in Taiwan on Sunday unveiled a stone plaque in Tamsui District, New Taipei, in commemoration of Taiwan's assistance following a devastating earthquake in Japan on March 11, 2011....

 2021-03-07 08:25 

China Post

Satellite photos show aftermath of strike in northern Syria...

BEIRUT (AP) — A suspected missile strike on an oil-loading facility used by Turkey-backed opposition forces in northern Syria appears to have sparked fires across a large area where oil tankers are normally parked, satellite images show. Syrian oppo...

 2021-03-07 08:25 

China Post

Russia scores points with vaccine diplomacy, but snags arise...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's boast in August that it was the first country to authorize a coronavirus vaccine led to skepticism at the time because of its insufficient testing. Six months later, as demand for the Sputnik V vaccine grows, experts are r...

 2021-03-07 08:25 

China Post

Drones vs moths: Dutch company tech solution to kill moths...

MONSTER, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch cress grower Rob Baan has enlisted high-tech helpers to tackle a pest in his greenhouses: palm-sized drones seek and destroy moths that produce caterpillars that can chew up his crops. "I have unique products wh...

 2021-03-07 08:25 

China Post

AP PHOTOS: Cyprus keeps Carnival spirit alive amid COVID-19...

LIMASSOL, Cyprus (AP) — Carnival is usually the highlight of the year for Cyprus, when residents let loose in bizarre and colorful costumes, joyfully dancing and celebrating during the Mediterranean island nation's biggest annual party scene. Fo...

 2021-03-07 08:25 

China Post

Drones vs moths: Dutch company tech solution to kill moths...

MONSTER, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch cress grower Rob Baan has enlisted high-tech helpers to tackle a pest in his greenhouses: palm-sized drones seek and destroy moths that produce caterpillars that can chew up his crops. "I have unique products wh...

 2021-03-07 08:25 

China Post

Murder, but gentler: 'Cozy' mysteries a pandemic-era balm...

"A book," author Neil Gaiman may or may not have said, "is a dream you hold in your hand." And right now, in an era of pandemic and polarization, Americans have — and need — a lot of dreams. We dream of unfettered travel, of a ...

 2021-03-07 08:12 

Central News Agency

Songshan only profitable airport in Taiwan last year: CAA - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 7 (CNA) Taipei Songshan Airport, which primarily serves domestic routes, was the only one of Taiwan's 17 commercial airports that showed a profit in 2020, amid reduced travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Civil Aeronauti...

 2021-03-07 07:48 

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Taiwan reports two new imported COVID-19 cases - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 7 (CNA) Taiwan on Sunday confirmed two new imported cases of COVID-19, one each from India and the Philippines, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-03-07 07:24 

China Post

Swiss vote on proposal to ban face coverings in public...

BERLIN (AP) — Swiss voters decide Sunday on a proposal to ban face coverings, both the niqabs and burqas worn by a few Muslim women in the country and the ski masks and bandannas used by protesters. Polls are pointing to a close outcome. The measure...

 2021-03-07 07:24 

China Post

Train derails killing 1, injuring 40 in southern Pakistan...

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Eight cars of a Lahore bound train derailed in southern Pakistan early Sunday, killing at least one passenger and injuring 40 others, officials said. The accident took place between the Rohri and Sangi stations in southern Si...

 2021-03-07 07:24 

China Post

The Latest: Iraq's bombed-out Mosul awaits pope's arrival...

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' historic visit to Iraq, aimed at rallying the country's long-beleaguered Christian community and promoting interreligious tolerance (all times local): 9:30 a.m. The stage in Mosul where Pope Fra...

 2021-03-07 06:25 

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Tuch, Fleury lead Golden Knights past Sharks 4-0...

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Alex Tuch scored twice and Marc-Andre Fleury earned his NHL-leading fourth shutout in his return from a rare night off to help the Vegas Golden Knights beat the San Jose Sharks 4-0 on Saturday. Mark Stone and Reilly Smith als...

 2021-03-07 06:25 

China Post

Chinese exports surge as global demand recovers from virus...

BEIJING (AP) — China's exports surged 60.6% over a year earlier in the first two months of 2021, after factories reopened and global demand started to recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Exports rose to $468.9 billion, customs data showed Sun...

 2021-03-07 06:24 

China Post

Pope visits Iraq's war-ravaged north on last day of tour...

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Pope Francis arrived in northern Iraq on Sunday, where he planned to pray in the ruins of churches damaged or destroyed by Islamic State extremists and celebrate an open-air Mass on the last day of the first-ever papal visit to th...

 2021-03-07 05:24 

China Post

Kempe, Kopitar power Kings to comeback OT win over Blues...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adrian Kempe scored 1:45 into overtime, Anze Kopitar had two goals and an assist and the Los Angeles Kings rallied for a 4-3 win against the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. Kempe scored off a pass from Gabriel Vilardi to cap a ...

 2021-03-07 05:24 

China Post

Another ex-aide calls Cuomo's office conduct inappropriate...

NEW YORK (AP) — Another woman who worked for Gov. Andrew Cuomo is describing conduct she felt was inappropriate for the workplace. Ana Liss, 35, told The Wall Street Journal in a story published Saturday that when she worked as a policy aide to the ...

 2021-03-07 05:24 

China Post

Harry, Meghan to delve into tough royal split with Oprah...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The time has finally come for audiences to hear Meghan and Harry describe the backstory and effects of their tumultuous split from royal life. Sunday night's airing of a two-hour special hosted by Oprah Winfrey will provide th...

 2021-03-07 05:02 

Central News Agency

Water levels at reservoirs still low despite rain - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 7 (CNA) Water levels at many reservoirs in Taiwan remain low despite the current weather front bringing rain, because the rainfall was centered mostly in the north of the country....

 2021-03-07 05:00 

Taiwan News

As violence surges, some question Portland axing police unit...

As violence surges, some question Portland axing police unit...

 2021-03-07 05:00 

Taiwan News

WTA Qatar Open Results...

WTA Qatar Open Results...

 2021-03-07 05:00 

Taiwan News

Pandemic forces route change, other precautions for Iditarod...

Pandemic forces route change, other precautions for Iditarod...

 2021-03-07 05:00 

Taiwan News

Courts wrestle with whether manslaughter is always violent...

Courts wrestle with whether manslaughter is always violent...

 2021-03-07 05:00 

Taiwan News

Pro-democracy protest in Thailand passes without violence...

Pro-democracy protest in Thailand passes without violence...

 2021-03-07 05:00 

Taiwan News

Italian Results...

Italian Results...

 2021-03-07 05:00 

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Italian Standings...

Italian Standings...

 2021-03-07 05:00 

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Barcelona members to elect new president amid club crisis...

Barcelona members to elect new president amid club crisis...

 2021-03-07 05:00 

Taiwan News

Van der Poel masters the gravel roads to win Strade Bianche...

Van der Poel masters the gravel roads to win Strade Bianche...

 2021-03-07 05:00 

Taiwan News

Leipzig moves top of Bundesliga before Bayern-Dortmund clash...

Leipzig moves top of Bundesliga before Bayern-Dortmund clash...

 2021-03-07 05:00 

Taiwan News

Amanda Gorman says she was racially profiled near her home...

Amanda Gorman says she was racially profiled near her home...

 2021-03-07 05:00 

Taiwan News

German Results...

German Results...

 2021-03-07 05:00 

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German Summaries...

German Summaries...

 2021-03-07 05:00 

Taiwan News

NBA All-Star Game referees eager to represent peers, Atlanta...

NBA All-Star Game referees eager to represent peers, Atlanta...

 2021-03-07 05:00 

Taiwan News

Southampton ends long winless run in EPL despite Ings injury...

Southampton ends long winless run in EPL despite Ings injury...

 2021-03-07 05:00 

Taiwan News

Pakistan security forces say 8 militants killed in raids...

Pakistan security forces say 8 militants killed in raids...

 2021-03-07 05:00 

Taiwan News

Kvitova beats Muguruza 6-2, 6-1 to win Qatar Open...

Kvitova beats Muguruza 6-2, 6-1 to win Qatar Open...

 2021-03-07 05:00 

Taiwan News

Daytona motorcycle rally goes on despite pandemic...

Daytona motorcycle rally goes on despite pandemic...

 2021-03-07 05:00 

Taiwan News

Biden, Democrats prevail as divided Senate approves $1.9T virus aid bill, House on track for final passage next week...

Biden, Democrats prevail as divided Senate approves $1.9T virus aid bill, House on track for final passage next week...

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