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Taiwan reaches out to the Burmese girl with rare disease

By Jocylin FC
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps and Tri-Service General Hospital reach out to a Burmese-Chinese girl, Pu Shuang-ting, who suffers from a rare disease. Dr. Liu...full story
updated 2015-05-29 09:16 PM
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Taiwan reaches out to the Burmese girl with rare disease
By Jocylin FC
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps and Tri-Service General Hospital reach out to a Burmese-Chinese girl, Pu Shuang-ting, who suffers from a rare disease. Dr. Liu....Fullstory

2015-05-29 09:16 PM

NIA provides digital free lessons
By Jocylin FC
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

As a part of National Immigration Agency’s 2015 New Immigrant Digital Education Plan, the motion service of Puncar Action has arrived at Hong De Vocational....Fullstory

2015-05-29 09:16 PM

Islamic State affiliate in Libya takes civilian airport
By RAMI MUSA
Associated Press

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) -- A Libyan militia spokesman and a militant group say the local Islamic State affiliate has taken control of a civilian air....Fullstory

2015-05-29 07:22 PM

Anniversary of 1st Everest climb marked as industry frets
By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA
Associated Press

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Everest Day, marking the conquest of the world's tallest peak 62 years ago, was marked quietly by officials, people in the....Fullstory

2015-05-29 05:42 PM

Thailand says agrees to US flights to search for boat people

Associated Press

BANGKOK (AP) -- Bangkok has agreed to allow the U.S. military to operate flights out of Thailand to search for migrants stuck on boats, a....Fullstory

2015-05-29 03:01 PM

2 to plead guilty in Los Angeles fashion district raids
By AMANDA LEE MYERS
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Two men have agreed to plead guilty to crimes stemming from an investigation into suspected money laundering for Mexican drug cartels....Fullstory

2015-05-29 11:01 AM

Asian nations meet to discuss Rohingya migrant crisis
By JOCLEYN GECKER
Associated Press

BANGKOK (AP) -- Senior officials from across Asia will meet Friday in Bangkok to tackle the growing problem of desperate people landing on the shores....Fullstory

2015-05-29 10:02 AM

Kenyan man pleads guilty in US terrorism support case
By CURT ANDERSON
Associated Press

MIAMI (AP) -- A Kenyan man has pleaded guilty in the U.S. to terrorism support charges in a case that involved Internet chat room and....Fullstory

2015-05-29 10:02 AM

Ex-US Speaker Hastert indicted on bank-related charges
By MICHAEL TARM
Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- Federal prosecutors announced bank-related charges against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert on Thursday, accusing the 73-year-old Illinois Republican of withdrawing $952,000....Fullstory

2015-05-29 06:22 AM

Floods in vulnerable Houston no surprise, despite controls
By MICHAEL GRACZYK
Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) -- The flooding, property damage and loss of life as torrential rains this week hit the Houston area should be no surprise. The serious....Fullstory

2015-05-29 06:01 AM

Vietnamese sisters dedicate to Milkfish’s business
By Jocylin FC
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Half of the workers for Milkfish factory in Budai Township, Chiayi County are new immigrants from Vietnam. They are hard working and good learners, the....Fullstory

2015-05-29 09:16 PM

Observatory at One World Trade Center opens to public

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- There's a new bird's eye view of New York City. The One World Trade Center observatory is officially opening to the public....Fullstory

2015-05-29 08:01 PM

12 Russians injured in lightning strike at ruins on Crete

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greek authorities say 12 Russian tourists have been injured in a lightning strike at the archaeological site of Knossos, on the....Fullstory

2015-05-29 05:42 PM

Strong earthquake strikes off Alaska coast

Associated Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A strong earthquake has struck in a remote region off the coast of Alaska and officials say there is no tsunami....Fullstory

2015-05-29 05:22 PM

BC--Americas Digest

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TOP STORIES FIFA RAIDS-TRINIDAD PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad -- Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner leaves a Trinidad jail by ambulance a day after he was charged in a....Fullstory

2015-05-29 01:22 PM

Volcano erupts on southern Japanese island

Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- A volcano erupted on a small island in southern Japan on Monday morning, and authorities ordered residents to evacuate the island. Mount Shindake....Fullstory

2015-05-29 10:02 AM

UN council urged to put aside differences and end Syria war

Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.N. humanitarian chief Valerie Amos says in her final address to the U.N. Security Council that the Syrian war is having....Fullstory

2015-05-29 10:02 AM

2 car bombs kill 10 people in Iraq
By SAMEER N. YACOUB
Associated Press

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Authorities in Iraq say two separate car bombs inside parking lot of two hotels have killed 10 people in the capital Baghdad. Police....Fullstory

2015-05-29 10:02 AM

Airstrikes target Yemen's rebels as fighting rages in east
By AHMED AL-HAJ
Associated Press

SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Security officials and tribesmen say Saudi-led warplanes bombed Shiite rebels in their northern Yemeni stronghold as fighting raged in an oil-rich....Fullstory

2015-05-29 06:01 AM

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