Where did they go? Millions left city before quarantine

SHANGHAI (AP) — For weeks after the first reports of a mysterious new virus in Wuhan, millions of people poured out of the central Chinese city, cramming onto buses, trains and planes as the fir...

Hee Young Park wins women's Victoria Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Korea's Hee Young Park, who came close to quitting golf last year, made par on the fourth hole of a three-way playoff Sunday to win the LPGA Tour's Victoria Open from compa...

Taiwanese health care ranked 1st in world: Online survey

Taiwan's health care system has been ranked No. 1 in the world for two years in a row, according to the results of an online survey. With a score of 86.71 out of 100, Taiwan ranked first among ...

Mapping app location data shows how virus spread in China

SHANGHAI (AP) — For weeks after the first reports of a mysterious new virus in Wuhan, millions of people poured out of the central Chinese city, cramming onto buses, trains and planes as the fir...

Taiwan has issued 584 gold cards to foreign professionals in 2 years

Taiwan has issued almost 600 gold cards to foreign professionals in two years after the Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professional Talent took effect Feb. 8, 2018, the National Dev...

Communist China is lying about true extent of coronavirus outbreak

KAOHSIUNG CITY (Taiwan News) — It is widely known that official statistics coming out of Communist China can be trusted about as much as a student admitting how many units of alcohol they drink ...

Global tourism takes major hit as virus halts Chinese travel

This should have been a good year for global tourism, with trade tensions gradually easing, certain economies growing and banner events like the Summer Olympics taking place in Tokyo. But the viral ou...

Experts scramble, but new virus vaccine may not come in time

WASHINGTON (AP) — The flu-like virus that exploded from China has researchers worldwide once again scrambling to find a vaccine against a surprise health threat, with no guarantee one will arrive in t...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Thursday, February 6, 2020 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Thursday, February 6, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Thursday's Weather Condition;Thursday's High Temp (C);Thursday's Low Temp (C);Fr...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Thursday, February 6, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Thursday's Weather Condition;Thursday's High Temp (F);Thursday's Low Temp (F);Fr...

Universities cancel study-abroad programs amid virus fears

As concerns about China's virus outbreak spread, universities are scrambling to assess the risks to their programs, and some are canceling study-abroad opportunities and prohibiting travel affecting h...

Global tourism takes major hit as virus halts Chinese travel

This should have been a good year for global tourism, with trade tensions gradually easing, certain economies growing and banner events like the Summer Olympics taking place in Tokyo. But the viral ou...

'A floating prison': Cruise of Asia ends in virus quarantine

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — David Abel’s 50th wedding anniversary luxury cruise began with him eating his fill and enjoying the sights of East Asia. It’s ending with him quarantined in h...

English veteran Laura Davies 2 behind at LPGA's Vic Open

BARWON HEADS, Australia (AP) — English veteran Laura Davies played her first competitive round in six months due to her mother's illness and shot a 6-under 67 to be two shots off the lead at the LPGA-...