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India at 75: How Hindu nationalism overshadows the promise of secularism

When India gained its independence from Britain in 1947, its founding fathers envisioned the newly free nation as a secular multicultural state. Over the next 75 years, the South Asian country has t...

Number of flights to and from Taiwan decrease due to Chinese military exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The numbers of flights to and from Taiwan as well as connecting flights have decreased due to the live-fire military drills the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) have b...

16-year-old brother of globe-trotting Belgian pilot lands in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sixteen-year-old Belgian Mack Rutherford landed in Taipei Friday (July 22) in an effort to break his sister’s record and become the youngest person to fly an airplan...

Taiwan imposes quota of 25,000 inbound passengers per week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Under Taiwan's new "3+4" quarantine scheme, only 25,000 passengers will be allowed to enter the country per week. On Saturday (June 11), Central Epidemic ...

Taiwan shortens COVID quarantine to 3 days for all arrivals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — All travelers arriving in Taiwan will only have to spend three days in quarantine and four days of self-health monitoring beginning June 15, the government announced Satur...

Play ball! Things to know about NCAA baseball regionals

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The NCAA baseball tournament opens Friday with play in 16 double-elimination regionals. Regional winners advance to best-of-three super regionals next week, and the final eight go t...

Taiwan’s domestic flights will cost on average NT$100 more from June 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s domestic flight ticket prices will be up 4.8%, or NT$100 (US$3.41) on average, amid rising jet fuel prices starting from June 30, the Civil Aeronautics Admi...

'Squid Game' star Lee Jung-jae debuts as director in Cannes

CANNES, France (AP) — Lee Jung-jae, the award-winning star of Netflix's “Squid Game,” spent years developing the 1980s-set Korean spy thriller “Hunt” before electing to direct himself. He did it a lit...

Duke's Banchero makes NBA leap after 1 year with Blue Devils

Duke’s Paolo Banchero is leaping to the NBA after one season as a candidate to be the No. 1 overall draft pick. The 6-foot-10, 250-pound freshman announced his decision in a social m...

Taiwan announces fare hikes for international and domestic flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The price of tickets for international flights will rise between US$15 (NT$430) and US$39, while domestic air travelers will face an average fare hike of 4.6% or NT$91 (US...

NBA prospects get another college incentive with paid deals

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — NBA prospect Dyson Daniels will be tuned in for this weekend’s Final Four, watching college players pursue a national championship while maybe making endorsement money along the way...

FGCU women bring distinctive style to Virginia Tech matchup

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Virginia Tech coach Kenny Brooks has had a few days to come to grips with his team's next challenge. “I get high anxiety when we play against teams who shoot...

Delaware wins CAA tourney, gets first NCAA berth since 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jyare Davis scored 18 points, Andrew Carr had 17 points and 12 rebounds for his second career double-double and fifth-seeded Delaware beat No. 2 seed UNC Wilmington 59-55 on Tuesday ...

Sims lifts UNC Wilmington past Charleston 60-57 in CAA semis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jaylen Sims had 26 points and 11 rebounds, including a pair of free throws with two seconds left to seal UNC Wilmington's 60-57 win over College of Charleston in the semifinals of th...

Anderson scores 17, Delaware beats Towson 69-56 in CAA

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kevin Anderson registered 17 points as Delaware beat Towson 69-56 in the semifinals of the Colonial Conference tournament on Monday night. Anderson hit 4 of 6 3-poi...