Taiwan's foreign ministry calls China 'global trouble maker'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has called China a “global trouble maker” in its latest riposte against Beijing’s criticism of a planne...

MAC says Beijing barring Chinese students from coming to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has denied accusations about it preventing Chinese students from coming to Taiwan for political reasons, arguing it is Beijin...

Scherzer exits; Porcello gets 150th win, Mets top Soto, Nats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals starter Max Scherzer exited because of a hamstring problem after laboring through just one inning Wednesday night, overshadowing Juan Soto’s eventful 2020 debut for the Wor...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Aug. 6 The Khaleej Times on the explosion in Beirut, Lebanon: ...

Visiting Phils beat Yankees 11-7 at home to open twin bill

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Playing a road game in their home ballpark, the Philadelphia Phillies came out swinging against the powerful New York Yankees. Bryce Harper and J.T. Realmuto home...

Italian Open tennis tournament could be expanded

ROME (AP) — The Italian Open men’s tournament next month could be expanded from 64 to 96 players and have three more days of matches as tennis officials scramble to rewrite their schedule amid the cor...

Treasury ramps up auctions as borrowing, virus surges

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department will ramp up the size of the bonds and other securities it auctions across-the-board in the face of the unprecedented borrowing needs of the the U.S. governme...

Kendrick homers, Soto dances, Nats beat Mets 5-3 in return

WASHINGTON (AP) — Star slugger Juan Soto danced on the dugout roof to celebrate solo shots by Howie Kendrick and Josh Harrison, and the Washington Nationals returned from a coronavirus-caused four-day...

Fight against coronavirus: Is the Kerala model in India really working?

Mukund P Unny, a lawyer based in Delhi, decided to go back to his hometown in Kerala in May. Air travel in India had just resumed following weeks of being suspended by the coronavirus pandemic. &qu...

Defending champ Rafael Nadal to miss US Open amid pandemic

Defending champion Rafael Nadal will skip the U.S. Open because of the coronavirus pandemic, putting on hold his bid to equal Roger Federer’s men’s record for Grand Slam titles. Nada...

Phillies return from layoff, lose to Cole and Yankees 6-3

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia returned from a weeklong layoff caused by additional coronavirus testing with a matchup against baseball’s hottest pitcher, and Gerrit Cole won his debut in pinstripes for...

WHO advance team ends visit to China to probe COVID origin

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization said Monday an advance team looking into the origins of the COVID-19 outbreak has concluded its mission in China, and the U.N. health agency is preparing th...

3-time Slam champ Andy Murray gets 'Cincinnati' wild card

NEW YORK (AP) — Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray was one of four men given wild-card entries Monday for the tuneup tournament that will be held at Flushing Meadows before the U.S. Open. ...

Xinyi Glass Announces 2020 Interim Results

Business Remains Resilient Amid Challenging Market Environment Net Profit at HK$1.38 Billion Maintains High Dividend Payout Ratio  Interim Dividend at 17.0 HK Cents per Share Prepares for Industry ...

Coronavirus: Indonesia's small and medium businesses bear the brunt

Sri Mulyani's store has been closed for the last three months. The 61-year-old, who goes by the name of Bu Mul, says the coronavirus crisis has severely damaged her business. Bu Mul has been runni...