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 2019-03-20 09:02 

Central News Agency

U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex market...

Taipei, March 20 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.005 to close at NT$30.833....

 2019-03-20 09:00 

China Post

Mozambique mourns, Zimbabwe buries dead from Cyclone Idai...

CHIPINGE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe is retrieving [...] Mozambique mourns, Zimbabwe buries dead from Cyclone Idai The China Post...

 2019-03-20 08:45 

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Dutch police continue investigation in deadly tram shooting...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police and p ......

 2019-03-20 08:45 

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Dutch vote in provincial elections days after tram attack...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch voters are c ......

 2019-03-20 08:15 

China Post

Kaohsiung fruit deal sparks controversy...

Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu () last month signed an NT$100 million deal with two Singapore supermarkets to establish exclusive areas selling agricultural products from the southern city. Taiwanese netizens noticed, however, that one of the aforesaid areas ...

 2019-03-20 08:07 

Central News Agency

AIT director: people should 'think outside the box'...

Taipei, March 20 (CNA) The de facto U.S. ambassador to Taiwan called on people to...

 2019-03-20 08:00 

China Post

EU's Juncker says Brexit delay decision unlikely this week...

BERLIN (AP) — The head of the European UnionR [...] EU's Juncker says Brexit delay decision unlikely this week The China Post...

 2019-03-20 07:46 

China Post

Israeli army: 2 Palestinians killed in clashes with troops...

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it ha ......

 2019-03-20 07:46 

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AP PHOTOS: City that voted for Brexit is still waiting...

SUNDERLAND, England (AP) — Sunderland voted for ......

 2019-03-20 07:45 

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Songs by Jay-Z, Lauper being added to Recording Registry...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Songs performed by Jay-Z, Cyn ......

 2019-03-20 07:45 

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The Latest: Erdogan says mosque gunman no different from IS...

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on t ......

 2019-03-20 07:45 

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Pulisic wants opponents to fear US, knows it will take time...

DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) — Christian Pulisic has a v ......

 2019-03-20 07:45 

China Post

Doping in cards? Bridge ban fuels backlash to Olympic link...

PARIS (AP) — When the top-ranked bridge player t ......

 2019-03-20 07:43 

China Post

New Taiwan eID could exclude gender, national flag...

The new design will only display the card holder's name, ID, and photo while information regarding his or her spouse and the national flag won't be printed....

 2019-03-20 07:11 

Central News Agency

HTC teams up with NVIDIA in VR development...

Taipei, March 20 (CNA) Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC Corp., which made inroads into the global virtual reality market by unveiling its first VR headset -- the Vive -- in 2015, has teamed up with American graphics chip designer NVIDIA Corp. in VR devel...

 2019-03-20 07:11 

Central News Agency

Taipei mayor holds closed-door meeting with U.S. officials...

Washington, March 19 (CNA) Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je () held a closed-door meeting with U.S. officials in Washington on Tuesday in which he emphasized the strong partnership and shared values between the two countries....

 2019-03-20 07:06 

China Post

7ALWAYS OPEN | 7-Eleven to close 400 stores at night due to cost...

7-11 ALWAYS OPEN 400 [...] 7ALWAYS OPEN | 7-Eleven to close 400 stores at night due to cost The China Post...

 2019-03-20 07:04 

China Post

Renowned Egyptian writer Alaa al-Aswany sued by government for DW articles...

DW's guest columnist and novelist Alaa al-Aswany [...] Renowned Egyptian writer Alaa al-Aswany sued by government for DW articles The China Post...

 2019-03-20 07:04 

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DW News Africa Tuesday, March 19...

DW News Africa Tuesday, March 19 The China Post...

 2019-03-20 07:04 

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FIFA official bailed from Bangladeshi court...

FIFA council member Mahfuza Akhter Kiron (pictured abov [...] FIFA official bailed from Bangladeshi court The China Post...

 2019-03-20 07:03 

China Post

Donald Trump praises Jair Bolsonaro, opens door to Brazil's ambitions...

After the two men exchanged soccer shirts, there was bo [...] Donald Trump praises Jair Bolsonaro, opens door to Brazil's ambitions The China Post...

 2019-03-20 07:03 

China Post

Statue of Liberty climber who protested migrant family separations gets probation...

A woman who was convicted of trespassing and disorderly [...] Statue of Liberty climber who protested migrant family separations gets probation The China Post...

 2019-03-20 07:03 

China Post

Nursultan Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan's strongman makes his exit...

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev, who ruled th [...] Nursultan Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan's strongman makes his exit The China Post...

 2019-03-20 07:03 

China Post

Roundup cancer case: US jury deals blow to Bayer...

A US jury concluded on Tuesday that the Roundup weed ki [...] Roundup cancer case: US jury deals blow to Bayer The China Post...

 2019-03-20 07:03 

China Post

Opinion: Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro tries to woo Donald Trump...

Are United States President Donald Trump and his Brazil [...] Opinion: Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro tries to woo Donald Trump The China Post...

 2019-03-20 07:03 

China Post

Cyclone Idai leaves hundreds of thousands homeless...

Five days after Cyclone Idai made landfall in Mozambiqu [...] Cyclone Idai leaves hundreds of thousands homeless The China Post...

 2019-03-20 07:00 

China Post

New Kazakh president sworn in after longtime leader resigns...

MOSCOW (AP) — Kazakhstan has sworn in Kassym-Jom ......

 2019-03-20 07:00 

China Post

NCAA Tournament primed to top itself again...

The NCAA Tournament somehow seems to be getting better ......

 2019-03-20 07:00 

China Post

Illinois professor creates women's NCAA Tournament simulator...

NEW YORK (AP) — University of Illinois computer ......

 2019-03-20 07:00 

China Post

Karlsson, Panarin and Bobrovsky can close strong and cash in...

Many NHL teams have plenty to play for down the final s ......

 2019-03-20 07:00 

China Post

Column: Vegas bookie returns home to new world of betting...

The biggest dice game around was just a few miles down ......

 2019-03-20 06:45 

China Post

Buehler throws 46 pitches in spring debut for Dodgers...

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Walker Buehler had good c ......

 2019-03-20 06:45 

China Post

Oats has Buffalo shedding basketball's mid-major label...

AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo coach Nate Oats was ......

 2019-03-20 06:45 

China Post

Asian markets mixed as investors look ahead to Fed report...

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Wedn ......

 2019-03-20 06:16 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares close up 0.37%...

Taipei, March 20 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 39.24 points, or 0.37 percent, at 10,551.56 Wednesday on turnover of NT$118.67 billion (US$3.85 billion)....

 2019-03-20 06:15 

China Post

Taiwanese jam maker wins award at English marmalade competition...

A Taiwanese jam maker won an Artisan Award for her marmalade at an annual culinary event in England last Friday, after competing against more than 3,000 jars of preserves....

 2019-03-20 06:00 

China Post

Pocketbook issues eclipsed by military role in Thai election...

BANGKOK (AP) — Pocketbook issues may not sway the outcome of Sunday's election in Thailand, given the bigger debate among voters over whether they support or oppose the military junta that has ruled the country since a 2014 coup. Experts say tha...

 2019-03-20 05:46 

China Post

California man, 96, found in home with hundreds of rats...

OJAI, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California woman is in custody after deputies discovered her 96-year-old father and multiple pets living in a home stinking of feces and infested with up to 700 rats, authorities said Tuesday. Catherine Ann Vandermaese...

 2019-03-20 05:46 

China Post

Sorrow revisited: Re-creating Katrina's muck in New Orleans...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Patches of black mold on the ceiling. Water marks on the dingy walls. Toys, furniture and a baby grand piano tossed about and covered in a gray muck. The busted floodwall behind the long-abandoned house in New Orleans' Gentill...

 2019-03-20 05:45 

China Post

New Zealand holds first funerals for mosque shooting victims...

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for "the safest country in the world" were buried before hundreds of mourners Wednesday, the first funerals for victims of shootings at two mosques in New Zeal...

 2019-03-20 05:45 

China Post

Foreign aid begins flowing to cyclone-hit southern Africa...

NEW YORK (AP) — International aid has started trickling into the east African countries of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi to ease the humanitarian crisis created by floodwaters from Cyclone Idai. Relief efforts that were initially stifled by airpor...

 2019-03-20 05:45 

China Post

Clippers edge Pacers 115-109 at home for 1st time since 2014...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Danilo Gallinari scored 24 points, Montrezl Harrell had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers held off Indiana 115-109 on Tuesday night, preventing the Pacers from clinching a playoff berth. Clinging to a 110-107...

 2019-03-20 05:45 

China Post

Luis Castillo to get surprise start for Reds on opening day...

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Luis Castillo has been picked to start on opening day for the Cincinnati Reds. Rookie manager David Bell made the announcement Tuesday, saying Castillo will get the ball March 28 at home against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Castill...

 2019-03-20 05:30 

China Post

Chinese pork sausage tests positive for African swine fever...

TAIPEI (CNA) A pork sausage produced in China has tested positive for African swine fever (ASF), bringing the total number of similar cases to 33, Taiwan's Central Emergency Operation Center for ASF said yesterday. The sausage was tested for ASF March...

 2019-03-20 05:00 

China Post

Russell scores career-best 44, Nets rally past Kings...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — D'Angelo Russell scored 27 of his career-high 44 points in the fourth quarter, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson made a layup with eight-tenths of a second remaining, and the Brooklyn Nets rallied from 28 points down in the secon...

 2019-03-20 04:56 

China Post

Mercury forecast to hit as high as 31 degrees Wednesday...

TAIPEI (CNA) Temperatures in Taiwan are forecast to hit as high as 31 degrees Celsius today under the influence of stronger southerly winds, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). Partially sunny skies are expected as weather conditions remain sta...

 2019-03-20 04:46 

China Post

APNewsBreak: Iowa trooper wrote just 8 tickets as candidate...

BROOKLYN, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa highway patrolman who was recently elected to the Legislature wrote almost no tickets to his future constituents during his successful campaign for a state House seat. The annual number of citations issued by Trooper Jo...

 2019-03-20 04:46 

China Post

Ahead of 2020, Trump returns to Ohio, GOP's gem in Midwest...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is returning to the state that foretold his 2016 victory and serves as the linchpin of his re-election effort. Trump's visit to Ohio on Wednesday marks his first trip to the state since last year's mi...

 2019-03-20 04:46 

China Post

Justices take up racial bias in Mississippi jury selection...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is hearing arguments over a Mississippi prosecutor's decision to keep African-Americans off a black death row inmate's jury in a murder trial. The appeal before the court Wednesday comes from inmate Curtis...

 2019-03-20 04:46 

China Post

'All is not lost': For many, Mueller is now an unlikely icon...

Her family wanted a puppy, so Alicia Barnett dreamed they would find one that was smart, steady and a bit mysterious. She hoped their new addition could share a personality — and a name — with the man who has become her rather unlikely idol. A...

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