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 2021-04-19 09:26 

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Australia reverses decision to withhold medals from veterans...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's government on Monday reversed a decision to strip soldiers of unit citations due to war crime allegations in Afghanistan and announced an inquiry into suicides among veterans and serving members of the mili...

 2021-04-19 09:26 

China Post

| Japanese train station renamed 'Conan Station'...

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 2021-04-19 09:26 

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Video: Louisville officer punches protester during arrest...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A police officer in Kentucky was seen on video repeatedly punching a protester in the head while the man was face down on the ground and being arrested by several officers during a police brutality protest Sunday afternoon. Se...

 2021-04-19 09:26 

China Post

Rain expected in all parts of Taiwan on April 24: CWB...

The CWB announced on Monday that rainfall is expected in all parts of Taiwan on April 24 as atmospheric moisture arrives from southern China....

 2021-04-19 09:26 

China Post

The Latest: EU to purchase 100 million more vaccine doses...

BERLIN — Pharmaceutical company BioNTech and its U.S. partner Pfizer say they will provide 100 million more doses of their coronavirus vaccine to the European Union this year. The two companies said Monday that the 27-nation group's executive Co...

 2021-04-19 09:26 

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Ever Rich staff join vaccination campaign against COVID-19...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, ) has recently expanded its vaccination campaign to include first-time responders and businesses readying themselves to address the needs of travelers from far and near. Ever Rich ...

 2021-04-19 09:26 

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EU foreign ministers talk amid uproar over Ukraine, Navalny...

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers on Monday were assessing the bloc's strategy toward Russia in the wake of the military buildup on Ukraine's borders and amid the weakening health of imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny...

 2021-04-19 08:28 

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Legislature passes Taiwan-Belize mutual legal assistance pact - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, April 19 (CNA) Taiwan's Legislature on Monday passed a bill that would serve as the basis for a bilateral treaty with Belize to allow mutual legal assistance on criminal matters....

 2021-04-19 08:26 

China Post

Asian shares rise amid cautious outlook for global economy...

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose moderately Monday amid cautious optimism about a global rebound from the coronavirus pandemic. Japan's benchmark closed less than 0.1% higher at 29,685.37, in the first Tokyo market reaction to a weekend by Prime M...

 2021-04-19 08:26 

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ABN AMRO pays multimillion fine in money laundering probe...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — ABN AMRO has agreed to pay 480 million euros ($574 million) as part of a settlement with prosecutors who accused the Dutch state-owned bank of "serious shortcomings" in tackling money laundering, prosecutors and...

 2021-04-19 08:26 

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Radical Islamist party frees 11 Pakistani police hostages...

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — An outlawed Pakistani Islamist political group freed 11 policemen almost a day after taking them hostage in the eastern city of Lahore amid violent clashes with security forces, the country's interior minister said Monday...

 2021-04-19 08:26 

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Australia-New Zealand travel bubble opens with joy, tears...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — As the passengers walked a little dazed through the airport gates, they were embraced one after another by family members who rushed forward and dissolved into tears. Elation and relief marked the opening of a long-ant...

 2021-04-19 08:26 

China Post

Sale of Chinese painting shows art value rising in pandemic...

HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese painting from 1924 is expected to fetch at least $45 million in an auction in Hong Kong, as collectors' appetite for art continues to rise even amid economic uncertainty brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. The p...

 2021-04-19 08:26 

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India's capital to lock down as nation's virus cases top 15M...

NEW DELHI (AP) — New Delhi was being put under a weeklong lockdown Monday night as an explosive surge in coronavirus cases pushed the India's capital's health system to its limit. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said in a news conference the ...

 2021-04-19 08:05 

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Annual war games extended to allow greater discussion of results: MND - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, April 19 (CNA) Taiwan's defense chief said Monday that the decision to extend this year's annual war games was made to enable more thorough discussion of the results of the exercises so the military can make adjustments accordingly....

 2021-04-19 07:38 

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Chicago festival screens Taiwanese short film on cycling tourism - Focus Taiwan...

New York, April 18 (CNA) A microfilm promoting cycling tourism in Taiwan was featured last week at the Asian Pop-Up Cinema (APUC), a semi-annual film festival that aims to foster an appreciation for diverse Asian cultures through film....

 2021-04-19 07:26 

China Post

German Greens launch chancellor bid as Merkel bloc squabbles...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's environmentalist Greens were set to announce Monday who will make the party's first run for the chancellery in September's national election, while a power struggle in Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right b...

 2021-04-19 07:26 

China Post

Super League clubs tell FIFA legal action already started...

LONDON (AP) — The 12 European clubs pursuing a Super League have told the leaders FIFA and UEFA that legal action is already being pursued to stop them from action intended to thwart the launch of the breakaway competition, according to a letter obt...

 2021-04-19 07:26 

China Post

Figure Skating in Harlem finds ways to deal with pandemic...

For months last year, Figure Skating in Harlem included no figure skating. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the members of the 24-year-old organization that serves young women of color in New York City didn't see the ice from late winter until fall. Once...

 2021-04-19 07:26 

China Post

Intensity up as Dodgers, Padres start season series...

The Dodgers and Padres weren't about to pace themselves. The NL West rivals have 19 games scheduled against each other this season, and if the first three were any indication, that should be a treat. The Dodgers took two of three — and there was...

 2021-04-19 07:26 

China Post

DPP legislator responds to 'unfortunate' incident of vandalization on office door...

Democratic Progressive Party legislator Wang Ting-yu () responded to the vandalization incident of his office on Monday after vulgar vocabulary was found painted on it....

 2021-04-19 07:26 

China Post

Chasing Dreams: From UNC linebacker to country music star...

Like many young football players growing up in North Carolina, Chase Rice had his sights set on the NFL. After an outstanding sophomore season with the Tar Heels, that goal seemed realistic. Then the linebacker who tore up the ACC in 2006 tore up his left...

 2021-04-19 07:26 

China Post

Bitter experience helps French ICUs crest latest virus wave...

ROUEN, France (AP) — Slowly suffocating in a French intensive care ward, Patrick Aricique feared he would die from his diseased lungs that felt "completely burned from the inside, burned like the cathedral in Paris," as tired doctors and nur...

 2021-04-19 07:25 

Central News Agency

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

Taipei, April 19 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Monday, shedding NT$0.136 to close at NT$28.205....

 2021-04-19 06:56 

China Post

Taiwan Legislative Research Bureau limits citizens to one name-change per year...

In early March, more than 300 people in Taiwan changed their name to...

 2021-04-19 06:41 

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Taiwan confirms three new imported COVID-19 cases - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, April 19 (CNA) Taiwan on Monday confirmed three new imported cases of COVID-19, bringing the number of cases in the country to 1,076, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)....

 2021-04-19 06:26 

China Post

VW, Ford unveil SUVs at China auto show under virus controls...

SHANGHAI (AP) — Volkswagen, Ford and Chinese brands unveiled new SUVs for China's growing market on Monday at the Shanghai auto show, the industry's biggest marketing event in a year overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic. Automakers are l...

 2021-04-19 06:25 

China Post

Three imported COVID-19 cases reported in Taiwan, tally at 1,076...

The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, ) reported three new imported COVID-19 cases Monday, bringing the tally to 1,076....

 2021-04-19 06:25 

China Post

Remote Alaska villages boast high vaccination rates...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — John Waghiyi remembers rushing his cousin to the clinic in the Bering Sea city of Savoonga in December, worried he was having a possible heart attack while out butchering a bowhead whale. Waghiyi arrived to see elders waiting i...

 2021-04-19 06:04 

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Three children die in Taichung apartment fire - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, April 19 (CNA) Three children lost their lives Sunday night, when a fire engulfed a residential structure in Taichung, and two adults were injured, according to the city's fire bureau....

 2021-04-19 05:26 

China Post

Biden pressed on emissions goal as climate summit nears...

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Joe Biden convenes a virtual climate summit on Thursday, he faces a vexing task: how to put forward a nonbinding but symbolic goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that will have a tangible impact not only on clima...

 2021-04-19 05:26 

China Post

'Mad Max' prequel shot in Outback to be released in 2023...

SYDNEY (AP) — A prequel to the "Mad Max" movie franchise starring Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth will be filmed in Australia, officials said on Monday. "Furiosa" is slated for release in mid-2023 and is expected to become the bi...

 2021-04-19 05:26 

China Post

Leonard returns, Clippers rout Timberwolves 124-105...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul George led five starters in double figures with 23 points and the Los Angeles Clippers routed the Minnesota Timberwolves 124-105 on Sunday night for their eighth win in nine games. Kawhi Leonard had 15 points, 11 rebounds and...

 2021-04-19 05:25 

China Post

Whitecaps beat Timbers 1-0 in Cascadia Cup opener...

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Lucas Cavallini scored in the 49th minute and the Vancouver Whitecaps kicked off the 2021 Cascadia Cup with a 1-0 win over the Portland Timbers in the season opener for both teams on Sunday night. After Andy Rose nearly scored in ...

 2021-04-19 05:25 

China Post

Attorneys at Chauvin trial in Floyd death make final pitch...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd are set to make their closing arguments Monday, each side seeking to distill three weeks of testimony to persuade jurors to deliver th...

 2021-04-19 05:25 

China Post

Georgia's Abrams navigates voting law fight with eye on 2022...

ATLANTA (AP) — President Joe Biden called Georgia's new voting law an "atrocity." A leading Black bishop called for a national boycott of companies headquartered in the state. But when Stacey Abrams, the state's well-known voting rig...

 2021-04-19 05:25 

China Post

Japan journalist arrested in Myanmar, govt asks for release...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government said Monday it is asking Myanmar to release a Japanese journalist who was arrested by security forces in its largest city of Yangon the previous day. Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato told reporters Monday th...

 2021-04-19 04:40 

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Taiwan shares close up 0.61% - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, April 19 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 104.47 points, or 0.61 percent, at 17,263.28 Monday on turnover of NT$440.37 billion (US$15.62 billion)....

 2021-04-19 04:25 

China Post

Man asking for 'life partner' during Baishatun Mazu Pilgrimage receives shocking....

A 28-year-old man, nicknamed Hsiao Mao () who participated in the 8-day, 7-night tour of the Baishatun () Mazu Pilgrimage and wished for a girlfriend received a surprising...

 2021-04-19 04:25 

China Post

Braves OF Ronald Acua Jr. departs with abdominal strain...

CHICAGO (AP) — Atlanta Braves star Ronald Acua Jr. left Sunday night's 13-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs after experiencing pain in his lower abdominal muscles. Acua led off the fourth with a walk. Kyle Hendricks threw over a couple times while...

 2021-04-19 04:25 

China Post

Police: 7-year-old girl killed outside McDonald's in Chicago...

CHICAGO (AP) — A 7-year-old girl was killed and her father was seriously injured in a shooting Sunday at a McDonald's in Chicago. Jontae Adams and his daughter, Jaslyn, were in a car Sunday afternoon in a McDonald's parking lot in the Homan ...

 2021-04-19 04:25 

China Post

India's electric vehicles face practical, technical hurdles...

NEW DELHI (AP) — H.S. Panno, an independent contractor living in a spacious two-story penthouse in New Delhi, had his doubts when he bought his first electric car in September. So far, he's pleased with his savings on gas and maintenance, which ...

 2021-04-19 04:25 

China Post

Luke Bryan wins top ACM Award, but female acts own the....

NEW YORK (AP) — Carrie Underwood brought the Academy of Country Music Awards to church. Maren Morris won two honors, including song of the year. Miranda Lambert performed three times and held onto her record as the most decorated winner in ACM histo...

 2021-04-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

German Summaries...

German Summaries...

 2021-04-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Atltico routs Eibar 5-0 to stay ahead in Spanish league...

Atltico routs Eibar 5-0 to stay ahead in Spanish league...

 2021-04-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

German Results...

German Results...

 2021-04-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Vigil, 'peace walk' in Chicago after police shooting of boy...

Vigil, 'peace walk' in Chicago after police shooting of boy...

 2021-04-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Macron says nations must 'define red lines' with Russia...

Macron says nations must 'define red lines' with Russia...

 2021-04-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Punter Presley Harvin III is a big presence in NFL draft...

Punter Presley Harvin III is a big presence in NFL draft...

 2021-04-19 04:00 

Taiwan News

Passenger opened fire in shootout with San Antonio officer...

Passenger opened fire in shootout with San Antonio officer...

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