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 2020-11-26 12:13 

China Post

Angry farmers in India clash with police to protest new laws...

NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of Indian farmers clashed with police in northern Haryana state on Thursday during a protest demanding that the government abolish new farming laws that they fear will reduce their earnings and give more power to corporati...

 2020-11-26 12:13 

China Post

Culled mink resurface after burial in Denmark...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Some of the thousands of mink culled to minimize the risk of them re-transmitting the new coronavirus to humans have risen from their shallow graves in western Denmark after gases built up inside the bodies, Danish authori...

 2020-11-26 11:43 

China Post

'Why now?' Dismay as US considers troop pullout from Somalia...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — No country has been involved in Somalia's future as much as the United States. Now the Trump administration is thinking of withdrawing the several hundred U.S. military troops from the Horn of Africa nation at what some exp...

 2020-11-26 11:34 

Central News Agency

Taiwan mulls new rules on temporary NHI coverage suspension - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Nov. 26 (CNA) The National Health Insurance Administration (NHIA) is in the process of drafting rules to eliminate regulations that allow Taiwanese nationals living overseas for more than six months to two years to temporarily suspend payment of h...

 2020-11-26 11:13 

China Post

Sadiq al-Mahdi, Sudan's former prime minister, dies of virus...

CAIRO (AP) — Sadiq al-Mahdi, Sudan's last democratically elected prime minister and leader of the country's largest political party, has died of COVID-19 in a hospital in the United Arab Emirates, his party said. He was 84.Al-Mahdi was taken...

 2020-11-26 11:13 

China Post

Africa CDC sees COVID-19 vaccinations in 2nd quarter of 2021...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Vaccinations against COVID-19 in Africa might not start until the second quarter of next year, the continent's top public health official said Thursday, adding that it will be "extremely dangerous" if more developed...

 2020-11-26 11:13 

China Post

New Zealand's Mahuta brings new outlook to foreign affairs...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Diplomats like to remain neutral but Nanaia Mahuta let the veil slip a little when a winner was declared in the U.S. election by tweeting a smiley-face emoji.Mahuta, the first indigenous Maori woman to be appointed New...

 2020-11-26 11:13 

China Post

Cyclone uproots trees, floods streets in southern India...

NEW DELHI (AP) — Parts of India's southern coast were flooded Thursday after a cyclone slammed into its shores, triggering heavy rains, uprooting trees and cutting power lines.Cyclone Nivar made landfall in Puducherry, a federal territory near t...

 2020-11-26 10:43 

China Post

Pilots, civilians given life terms over Turkey's 2016 coup...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court sentenced several military and civilian personnel at an air base to life prison sentences Thursday, proclaiming them guilty of involvement in a failed coup attempt in 2016, the state-run news agency reported.A t...

 2020-11-26 10:13 

China Post

Nick Chou in pain after nasal surgery...

Taiwanese rapper Nick Chou () shocked fans with a photo of himself lying in a hospital bed with an oxygen mask....

 2020-11-26 10:13 

China Post

Malaysian PM gains political lifeline with budget approval...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's Parliament approved the government's proposed 2021 budget on Thursday, throwing a political lifeline to embattled Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin amid strong resistance to his 9-month-old leadership.O...

 2020-11-26 10:13 

China Post

Taiwan reports two more imported COVID-19 cases, tally at 625...

The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, ) reported two more imported COVID-19 case on Thursday, bringing the tally to 625....

 2020-11-26 10:13 

China Post

Music school provides healing space for aspiring artists in the Philippines...

Deeply rooted in a fishing village on the coast of Zambales in the Philippines, Casa San Miguel was founded in 1993 by acclaimed Juilliard School-trained concert violinist Alfonso "Coke" Bolipata. As an oasis for art, music, and Filipino culture, ...

 2020-11-26 10:13 

China Post

Naples' mayor begins process to rename stadium for Maradona...

The mayor of Naples started the formal process to rename the San Paolo stadium for Diego Maradona on Thursday.The move comes with the city in mourning for the soccer great, who died Wednesday of a heart attack at age 60, two weeks after being released fro...

 2020-11-26 10:13 

China Post

Merkel urges patience as German virus restrictions extended...

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Germans to remain patient with restrictions meant to slow the spread of the coronavirus, saying Thursday that with promising vaccines on the way, "there is light at the end of the tunnel."Addressi...

 2020-11-26 10:13 

China Post

Greek civil servants on 24-hour strike...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Civil servants in Greece have walked off the job in a 24-hour strike expected to disrupt public transport and services, on a variety of demands, including better workplace protections against the coronavirus.Ferries to the isla...

 2020-11-26 09:58 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares end above 13,800 points as tech sector gains - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Nov. 26 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan moved sharply higher by more than 100 points to close above the 13,800-point mark Thursday, as the bellwether electronics sector regained its footing from weakness seen a session earlier, dealers said....

 2020-11-26 09:13 

China Post

No. 22 Auburn has chance to spoil No. 1 Tide's season....

Here are things to watch in Week 10 in the Southeastern Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 22 Auburn at No. 1 Alabama. There's one sure way to make Auburn fans move past lingering bad memories of the Tigers' unexpected 30-22 loss at South Carolina o...

 2020-11-26 09:12 

China Post

No. 2 Notre Dame, No. 25 UNC meet in ACC headliner....

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 12:GAME OF THE WEEKNo. 2 Notre Dame at No. 25 North Carolina. Brian Kelly's Fighting Irish (8-0, 7-0 ACC) face their toughest remaining hurdle in their march toward the ACC championship...

 2020-11-26 08:41 

China Post

The Latest: Germany passes over 15,000 virus deaths...

BERLIN — Germany has passed the grim milestone of more than 15,000 deaths from the coronavirus. The Robert Koch Institute, the country's disease control center, said Thursday that another 389 deaths were recorded overnight, bringing the total si...

 2020-11-26 08:41 

China Post

If you were there, you will never forget Maradona in Mexico...

From the press tribune above the Estadio Azteca field it was impossible to discern the trickery Diego Maradona had performed. From the same location, it was impossible not to marvel at the brilliant maneuverability that Maradona also performed.That was th...

 2020-11-26 08:41 

China Post

From bullied to birdies: Haley Moore's LPGA story resonates...

BELLEAIR, Fla. (AP) — Haley Moore will never forget the shot. It was in April 2019 when stood on the 16th tee at Augusta National, home of the Masters, 156 yards from the flag with a short iron in her hands and watched the ball take flight.It landed...

 2020-11-26 08:41 

China Post

Week 13: Notre Dame-N Carolina; Iowa St-Texas top game menu...

The jockeying for position begins in earnest now that the first College Football Playoff rankings are out.Among the four teams at the top, only Notre Dame (No. 2 CFP) is expected to face a strong challenge this week. Alabama (No. 1) hosts Auburn in the Ir...

 2020-11-26 08:41 

China Post

Twins Chase, Sydney Brown living football dream at Illinois...

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Chase and Sydney Brown are living a football dream at Illinois.Growing up, the identical twins from London, Ontario, often dreamed about playing college football together. That aspiration was put on hold in 2018 when they went...

 2020-11-26 08:22 

Central News Agency

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

Taipei, Nov. 26 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Thursday, shedding NT$0.005 to close at the day's high of NT$28.811....

 2020-11-26 08:18 

Central News Agency

Taiwan reports 2 new imported COVID-19 cases - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Nov. 26 (CNA) Two additional imported COVID-19 cases were reported in Taiwan on Thursday, boosting the number of total cases to 625 in the country since the pandemic broke out at the end of last year, according to the Central Epidemic Command Cent...

 2020-11-26 08:11 

China Post

YouTuber gives 2 reasons why 'Taiwan isn't a country'...

YouTuber Nathan Rich gave a resounding...

 2020-11-26 08:11 

China Post

Some Taiwanese protest U.S. pork imports for this 'peculiar reason'...

Taiwan saw an incredible turnout during last week's "Autumn Fight" as protesters held up signs, calling the government to say no to ractopamine pork....

 2020-11-26 08:11 

China Post

| Japanese Christmas market to kick off in Taipei...

4 atre...

 2020-11-26 08:11 

China Post

Malaysian blogger argues Taiwan health insurance better than Singapore...

Recently, Kit, a Malaysian parenting blogger, shared her experience of giving birth in Singapore, spending nearly NT$300,000....

 2020-11-26 07:34 

Central News Agency

Hon Hai focused on 5G patents, 6G chip research: chairman - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Nov. 26 (CNA) Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., a Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing giant, has been focused on securing critical standard 5G patents to boost its competitiveness in that field, according to its chairman Liu Young-way ()....

 2020-11-26 05:00 

Taiwan News

Japanese account for highest number of foreign visitors to Taiwan in 2020...

Over 270,000 Japanese visit Taiwan this year as total number of foreign arrivals plunges...

 2020-11-26 05:00 

Taiwan News

Twins Chase, Sydney Brown living football dream at Illinois...

Twins Chase, Sydney Brown living football dream at Illinois...

 2020-11-26 05:00 

Taiwan News

Okinawa hopes flights from Taiwan can resume in March...

Number of visitors expected to drop from 9.46 million in 2019 to 3.7 million this year...

 2020-11-26 05:00 

Taiwan News

China's top diplomat touts S. Korea ties amid row with US...

China's top diplomat touts S. Korea ties amid row with US...

 2020-11-26 05:00 

Taiwan News

If you were there, you will never forget Maradona in Mexico...

If you were there, you will never forget Maradona in Mexico...

 2020-11-26 05:00 

Taiwan News

The Latest: Germany passes over 15,000 virus deaths...

The Latest: Germany passes over 15,000 virus deaths...

 2020-11-26 05:00 

Taiwan Today

Taiwan, Israel hold economic, technological cooperation consultations...

The 13th edition of the Taiwan-Israel Economic and Technological Cooperation Conference took place Nov. 25 via videoconference from Taipei and Jerusalem, with the two sides exchanging views on issues of mutual interest, according to the Ministry of Econom...

 2020-11-26 05:00 

Taiwan Today

MOFA stages NSP seminar for Indian students in Taiwan...

The New Southbound Policy—Indian Students as Market Navigators seminar was held Nov. 25 in Taipei City as part of government efforts to expand people-to-people exchanges with NSP target country India, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Co...

 2020-11-26 05:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwan's US envoy self-isolates after coronavirus cluster at TECRO...

11 employees of Taiwan's de facto embassy in US confirmed to be infected this week...

 2020-11-26 05:00 

Taiwan News

Exclusive: White House considers lifting European travel restrictions - sources...

Exclusive: White House considers lifting European travel restrictions - sources...

 2020-11-26 05:00 

Taiwan News

Photo of the Day: Thai activists wave Taiwan independence flag...

Thai protestors wave Taiwan independence flag near Chinese embassy in spirit of Milk Tea Alliance...

 2020-11-26 05:00 

Taiwan News

Rights groups decry attacks on Pakistan's minority Ahmadis...

Rights groups decry attacks on Pakistan's minority Ahmadis...

 2020-11-26 05:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwan reveals stamps for Year of the Ox...

New stamps cleverly features play on words and will be available on Dec. 1...

 2020-11-26 05:00 

Taiwan News

Wednesday's Sports In Brief...

Wednesday's Sports In Brief...

 2020-11-26 05:00 

Taiwan News

CBS contrasts Taiwan's 'full-on rock concerts' with US' Covid resurgence...

News anchor asks what Taiwan, South Korea got right in their pandemic responses...

 2020-11-26 05:00 

Taiwan News

Biden faces pressure to deepen ties with Taiwan...

President-elect quoted as saying American support for Taiwan must remain strong, principled, bipartisan...

 2020-11-26 05:00 

Taiwan News

Greek civil servants hold 24-hour strike...

Greek civil servants hold 24-hour strike...

 2020-11-26 05:00 

Taiwan News

Taiwanese Apple suppliers expand operations in India...

Foxconn, Pegatron, Wistron expanding operations in India due to Indian government grants, US-China trade tensions...

 2020-11-26 05:00 

Taiwan News

Regent Taipei launches gourmet sandwiches for luxurious weekend brunches...

Regent Taipei launches gourmet sandwiches for luxurious weekend brunches...

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