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Taipei mulls regulation for pet nannies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei is seeking to enact an ordinance regulating the booming industry of pet sitting to ensure the rights of both pet owners and service providers. The city’s A...

Stray dogs in southern Taiwan find new purpose on farms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A program run jointly by the Kaohsiung City Animal Protection Office (APO) and the Animal Protection Association (APA) will help sheltered canines start a new life on frui...

South Taiwan ranch accused of animal abuse, banned from animal performances

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At an online press conference on Thursday (Sept. 2), animal rights groups accused Kaohsiung’s Jingyuan Ranch (淨園農場) of abusing animals and the government of turning...

27th Universal Postal Union Congress: A Strategic and Economic Opportunity for the 192 Member Countries

ABIDJAN, IVORY COAST - EQS Newswire - 10 August 2021 - The 27th Universal Postal Union Congress (UPU) will take place from 9 to 27 August 2021, in Abidjan, the Ivory Coast. Holding this event on Ivori...

Asian Productivity Organization (APO) Puts Productivity in the Spotlight

TOKYO, JAPAN - Media OutReach - 11 June 2021 - The Tokyo-based Asian Productivity Organization (APO) in partnership with the Japan Productivity Center held the International Conference on the Centr...

Asian Productivity Organization: Tokyo Statement on the Centrality of Productivity

TOKYO, JAPAN - Media OutReach - 9 June 2021 - As the economic and humanitarian crises in the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic escalate to epic proportions and the world reels at the grim prospe...

Asian Productivity Organization: Reaffirming the Centrality of Productivity

TOKYO, JAPAN - Media OutReach - 1 June 2021 - Productivity came to prominence early, in 1776, when Adam Smith put it at center stage in his famed The Wealth of Nations. The Tokyo-based Asian Prod...

Philippine troops kill leader of Abu Sayyaf

Philippine troops have tracked down and killed a leader of Abu Sayyaf and rescued the last of his four Indonesian hostages, the military announced on Sunday. Marines wounded Majan Sahidjuan, alias Ap...

Greenpeace calls for marine protected areas in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Greenpeace Taiwan is urging an expedited legislative review of the proposed Ocean Protection Act and the creation of a marine protected area (MPA) for sustainable fishing....

Mondia powers new Ufone Gaming Portal in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - EQS Newswire - 10 February 2021 - Mondia (www.Mondia.com), a leading technology company that specialises in the marketing and distribution of digital content, announced the laun...

Asian Productivity Organization (APO) Commences Productivity Diamond Jubilee Launching Ceremony

TOKYO, JAPAN - Media OutReach - 20 January 2021 - The Tokyo-based Asian Productivity Organization (APO) commences its Diamond Jubilee through a virtual launch on 21 January 2021, 14:00 Japan Time. ...

Tesla rises; Alibaba, Altimmune fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved sharply or traded heavily Thursday: Alibaba (BABA), down $34.18 to $222.00 U.S.-listed shares of the Chinese e-commerce giant sank...

Indonesian hostage dies in Philippine army, militant battle

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — One of the five Indonesians held hostage by Abu Sayyaf militants in the southern Philippines was killed Wednesday during a clash with troops, an Indonesian official said. ...

APEC postpones meetings due to Wuhan coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum has postponed several meetings due to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) ...

Wild duck season arrives in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wild duck season will kick off at Huajiang Wild Duck Nature Park in Taipei on Saturday (Dec. 7), allowing visitors to learn more about the city’s wetland ecology and...