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 2019-02-20 07:13 

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Temperatures in northern Taiwan to hit 12 degrees over weekend...

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) Daily temperatures in northern Taiwan will plunge to 12 degrees Celsius over the weekend, with a continental cold air mass forecast to arrive on Friday, meteorologist Wu Der-rong () said Wednesday....

 2019-02-20 07:13 

Central News Agency

A peace pact with China is not in Taiwan's interest: professor...

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) Law professor Chiang Huang-chih ( ) warned Tuesday of the potentially serious damage that could result from signing a peace accord with China, saying that doing so is not in Taiwan's interest....

 2019-02-20 07:11 

Central News Agency

TSMC to seek compensation for defective raw materials...

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) will seek compensation from the company that provided it with substandard raw materials resulting in several hundred million U.S. dollars in sales losses earlier this year, the world'...

 2019-02-20 07:00 

China Post

Northern Red Sea coral reefs may survive a hot, grim future...

EILAT, Israel (AP) — As the outlook for coral reefs across a warming planet grows grimmer, scientists in Israel have discovered a rare glimmer of hope: The corals of the northern Red Sea may survive, and even thrive, into the next century. The carbo...

 2019-02-20 07:00 

China Post

New York Liberty excited for upcoming season with new owners...

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been five weeks since the New York Liberty were sold to an investment group led by Brooklyn Nets minority owner Joseph Tsai, and the front office has been working hard to get the team ready to play in a few months when the W...

 2019-02-20 07:00 

China Post

Royale rumble: 'Apex Legends' smashing 'Fortnite' records...

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time since its meteoric rise, "Fortnite" is no longer a no-doubt victory royale atop the video game industry. "Apex Legends" — a battle royale from Electronic Arts — has charged into the mark...

 2019-02-20 06:46 

China Post

Funeral being held for NYC detective killed by friendly fire...

HAMPTON BAYS, N.Y. (AP) — A New York City police detective killed by friendly fire last week in Queens is being laid to rest. Det. Brian Simonsen's funeral Wednesday at the Roman Catholic Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays is expected to draw...

 2019-02-20 06:46 

China Post

Judge to consider Weinstein appeal of sex trafficking ruling...

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge who ruled that an aspiring actress can use sex trafficking laws to sue Harvey Weinstein will hear lawyers argue whether his decision can be appealed before trial. U.S. District Judge Robert Sweet is scheduled to hear argument...

 2019-02-20 06:46 

China Post

Saudi crown prince lauds centuries-old ties with India...

NEW DELHI (AP) — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says his visit to India will improve centuries-old ties, which he says are "in our DNA." In brief remarks at the president's palace where he was given a ceremonial welcome, the crow...

 2019-02-20 06:45 

China Post

N. Carolina elections board calls challenged House candidate...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The apparent Republican winner of the country's last undecided congressional election is expected to explain why he stuck with a North Carolina political operative with a shady track record that even the GOP candidate though...

 2019-02-20 06:45 

China Post

Russell on the rise in Brooklyn and seeking first postseason...

NEW YORK (AP) — D'Angelo Russell stood high above Times Square, a spot where stars are showcased in New York. He was front and center on a billboard celebrating the Nets' midseason success, pictured with three teammates who joined him in Cha...

 2019-02-20 06:45 

China Post

Fouled waters reveal lasting legacy of US mining industry...

RIMINI, Mont. (AP) — Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surrounding lakes and streams without being treated, The Asso...

 2019-02-20 06:45 

China Post

Asian shares mixed following advance on Wall Street...

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Wednesday after a modestly high finish on Wall Street that extended the market's gains into a fourth week. The Nikkei 225 index rose 0.6 percent to 21,431.49 despite news that Japan's exports sank ...

 2019-02-20 06:36 

China Post

Minor earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan...

A magnitude 3.0 earthquake hit eastern Taiwan at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)....

 2019-02-20 06:30 

China Post

President Tsai teaches lesson about English and democracy...

TAIPEI (The China Post) A screenshot of a multiple-choice question from National Chiayi Senior Highschool's English exam created a stir this week. The sentence in the test, "President Tsai-Englishit made some silly ____ in her speech," is beli...

 2019-02-20 06:09 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares close up 1.18%...

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 120.20 points, or 1.18 percent, at 10,272.46 Wednesday on turnover of NT$131.99 billion (US$4.29 billion)....

 2019-02-20 06:09 

Central News Agency

Taiwan confirms US$100 million loan to Nicaragua for reconstruction...

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) Taiwan on Wednesday confirmed that it has offered a US$100 million loan to Nicaragua for humanitarian reasons to help the Central American government rebuild following months-long riots in the country....

 2019-02-20 06:09 

Central News Agency

U.S. Agriculture Department to send first trade mission to Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will send its first-ever trade mission to Taiwan in April, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said Tuesday....

 2019-02-20 06:09 

Central News Agency

Minor earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) A magnitude 3.0 earthquake hit eastern Taiwan at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)....

 2019-02-20 05:48 

China Post

Woman says man told her to kill fiancee before fatal beating...

DENVER (AP) — After urging a woman he was having an affair with for months to kill his fiancee, investigators say a Colorado man did it himself on Thanksgiving Day, bludgeoning her to death with a baseball bat. The grim details revealed in a Colorad...

 2019-02-20 05:48 

China Post

Deadly crackdown stokes fear among protesters in Venezuela...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Jhonny Godoy had taken to Twitter to proclaim his opposition to President Nicolas Maduro, posting a video that showed him running through the streets waving the national flag as protests erupted across Venezuela's capit...

 2019-02-20 05:47 

China Post

Analysis: Sanders may not need 2016 magic to be 2020 force...

NEW YORK (AP) — Can Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders recapture the magic that fueled his first presidential campaign? To win the nomination, he may not need to. As Sanders, a 77-year-old self-described democratic socialist, formally launches his 2020 cam...

 2019-02-20 05:47 

China Post

US steps up winter-warfare training as global threat shifts...

MARINE MOUNTAIN WARFARE TRAINING CENTER, Calif. (AP) — Hunkered down behind a wall of snow, two U.S. Marines melt slush to make drinking water after spending the night digging out a defensive position high in the Sierra Nevada. Their laminated targe...

 2019-02-20 05:47 

China Post

Possible peace declaration looms large over Kim-Trump summit...

TOKYO (AP) — With their second summit fast approaching, speculation is growing that President Donald Trump may try to persuade North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to commit to denuclearization by giving him something he wants more than almost anything e...

 2019-02-20 05:46 

China Post

Hinostroza gets shootout winner as Coyotes beat Oilers 3-2...

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Vinnie Hinostroza scored in regulation and get got the winner in the fourth round of the shootout to lift the Arizona Coyotes to a 3-2 victory over the short-handed Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. Josh Archibald also score...

 2019-02-20 05:45 

China Post

Border wall, bullet train: California vs. Trump escalates...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Disputes over President Donald Trump's border wall and California's bullet train are intensifying the feud between the White House and the nation's most populous state. The Trump administration on Tuesday said i...

 2019-02-20 05:30 

China Post

Taiwan's Hsieh advances in women's singles, doubles in Dubai...

TAIPEI (CNA) Taiwanese tennis veteran Hsieh Su-wei () won twice at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships yesterday, advancing to the next rounds of the women's singles and doubles tournaments. The 32-year old Hsieh got off to a good start at the Du...

 2019-02-20 05:08 

Central News Agency

Cash dividend plan sends TSMC shares higher...

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) A cash dividend proposal gave a boost to shares of contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) on Wednesday, helping the broader market gain ground, analysts said....

 2019-02-20 05:08 

Central News Agency

Scoot to add flights to southern Taiwan...

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) Singapore-based budget airline Scoot said Tuesday it will add flights this summer to its two routes serving southern Taiwan....

 2019-02-20 05:08 

Central News Agency

Legislative speaker to visit St. Lucia...

Taipei, Feb. 20 (CNA) Legislative Speaker Su Jia-chyuan () will depart for St. Lucia on Wednesday evening as President Tsai Ing-wen's () special envoy to its 40th anniversary of independence celebrations....

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

Police: Avalanche buries 'several people' near Swiss peak...

Police: Avalanche buries 'several people' near Swiss peak...

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

Nobel laureates, advocates advising G7 on women's rights...

Nobel laureates, advocates advising G7 on women's rights...

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

7 children die in Canadian house fire...

7 children die in Canadian house fire...

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

House panel launches investigation into White House push to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia...

House panel launches investigation into White House push to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia...

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

Chinese ivory trafficker gets 15 years in Tanzanian sentence...

Chinese ivory trafficker gets 15 years in Tanzanian sentence...

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

A new collection of essays by Janet Malcolm...

A new collection of essays by Janet Malcolm...

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

New hate crime charges filed in Florida MLK confrontation...

New hate crime charges filed in Florida MLK confrontation...

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

Trump moving closer to goal of creating a Space Force...

Trump moving closer to goal of creating a Space Force...

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

House Dems probe White House handling of Saudi nuclear plan...

House Dems probe White House handling of Saudi nuclear plan...

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

FIFA fines Porto $50,000 for breaching transfer rules...

FIFA fines Porto $50,000 for breaching transfer rules...

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

Female soccer players in Colombia denounce discrimination...

Female soccer players in Colombia denounce discrimination...

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

EU Commission lashes out at Orban over campaign posters...

EU Commission lashes out at Orban over campaign posters...

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

A look at companies moving UK business in the age of Brexit...

A look at companies moving UK business in the age of Brexit...

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

Ex-officer arrested on rape charges related to witnesses...

Ex-officer arrested on rape charges related to witnesses...

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

Beijing's Forbidden City illuminated for Lantern Festival...

Beijing's Forbidden City illuminated for Lantern Festival...

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

Egypt detains, expels NY Times reporter entering at airport...

Egypt detains, expels NY Times reporter entering at airport...

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

Trump's ex-Hill chief returning as Pence's chief of staff...

Trump's ex-Hill chief returning as Pence's chief of staff...

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

Poland awaiting Israel's apology for minister's comments...

Poland awaiting Israel's apology for minister's comments...

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

Review: Chaka Khan's 'Hello Happiness' is mini bundle of joy...

Review: Chaka Khan's 'Hello Happiness' is mini bundle of joy...

 2019-02-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

UN envoy says Yemen ports deal is chance for peace talks...

UN envoy says Yemen ports deal is chance for peace talks...

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