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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...

APO event spotlights Taiwan's role in promoting regional prosperity

The annual workshop meeting of heads organized for member economies of Tokyo-based Asian Productivity Organization wrapped up Oct. 23 in Taipei City, spotlighting Taiwan’s role in advancing regi...

Taipei rolls out pet insurance program to promote owner accountability

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei introduced an insurance program for the city’s adopted pets, the first of its kind on the island, on Tuesday (Oct. 1) in a bid to promote owner accountability...

Asian Productivity Organization sets up smart manufacturing center in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Asian Productivity Organization (APO) launched its center of excellence on smart manufacturing in Taichung Tuesday (August 6). International cooperation should turn...

Veterinary forensic science program launched in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A veterinary forensic science program to investigate animal crimes and injuries was launched by Taipei’s animal protection authorities on Sunday (July 28). The pr...

Bills QB Allen focused on staying upbeat entering 2nd season

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen wasn't sure what to make of someone referring to him as being a happy-go-lucky person because the Buffalo Bills quarterback wondered if it implied he doesn't take his j...

Taipei embarks on rabies inoculation tour in mountainous areas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Animal Protection Office (APO) of Taipei will conduct a rabies vaccination tour around the city’s mountainous areas from June 13 through September to prevent the...

Taipei celebrates animal protection and biodiversity in May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As May marks World Bee Day, World Turtle Day, and Endangered Species Day, Taipei City Animal Protection Office (APO) will host a variety of events to raise public awarenes...

Ditched Chinese sausage prompts Taipei to call on public to report suspicious meat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Animal Protection Office (APO) urged the public to report suspicious meat products following a report on Jan. 5 of sausages from China that were found in a riv...

Pet neutering subsidy available at 16 veterinary hospitals in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pet owners in Taipei are encouraged to take advantage of the city’s neutering program with up to NT$2,000 cash subsidies at 16 veterinary hospitals. Pet owners sh...

Funds Affiliated with Apollo Global Management and Freestone Midstream Announce Strategic Relationship to Invest in Water Midstream and Services Assets

NEW YORK & DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--Funds managed by Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO) (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, "Apollo") and Freestone Midstream Holdings...

APO Adopts Strategic Foresight-Based Approach to Make Member Countries Future-Ready

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 12, 2018--To enable member economies to adopt digital technologies in the industry, agriculture, public, and service sectors for holistic socioeconomic development, the Asi...

Taipei imposes most fines among six municipalities for abandoning pets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—According to a Taipei’s Animal Protection Office (APO) press release on Monday, Taipei topped Taiwan’s six municipalities in fines imposed on pet abandonment bet...

ADDING MULTIMEDIA QDOBA Mexican Eats® Names Keith Guilbault as Chief Executive Officer and Susan Daggett as Chief Financial Officer

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2018--QDOBA Mexican Eats® (“QDOBA” or the “Company”) today named Keith Guilbault as Chief Executive Officer and restaurant industry veteran Susan Daggett as Chief F...