Taiwan's Coast Guard inaugurates its largest ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Coast Guard on Tuesday (June 2) morning held a ship launching ceremony for the largest frigate it has ever had in its fleet. The 4,000-ton frigate (CG-50...

List of college teams cut because of coronavirus pandemic

Four-year college athletic teams eliminated because of budgetary cuts or school closures associated with the coronavirus pandemic, according to Associated Press research through Friday, May 29 (x-deno...

Brown to go from 38 to 29 sports to enhance competitiveness

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University will reduce its number of varsity sports from 38 to 29 in a move designed to make the Bears more competitive in the Ivy League. University pr...

Nissan-Renault alliance to share more parts, technology

TOKYO (AP) — The auto alliance of Nissan and Renault said Wednesday it will be sharing more vehicle parts, technology and models to save costs as the industry struggles to survive the the coronavirus ...

Rodgers says Packers' decision to draft Love surprised him

Packers star Aaron Rodgers acknowledges Green Bay drafting a quarterback in the first round surprised him and complicated his hopes of playing his entire career with the same team. T...

Private sector in Taiwan urges government to set up new agency to manage digital technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Many information technology organizations in Taiwan attended a meeting in Taipei on Wednesday (May 13) to continue their push for the government to set up a new national a...

Former Olympic champ Jenny Thompson takes on new opponent

Jenny Thompson still loves speed. Only now, she performs in an operating room rather than the pool. One of America’s greatest Olympic swimmers, Thompson is on the ...

Beaumont heads into 2nd term with rugby 'at a crossroads'

Confronting and managing an unprecedented financial crisis. Uniting the northern and southern hemispheres in one global calendar. Maintaining the growth of the women’s and sevens games. ...

Taiwan beacon of light during time of darkness

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a world where the effects of COVID-19 are eroding freedom in an increasing number of democracies and creating more repressive autocracies, Taiwan is a beacon of light, ...

Oregon's Ionescu looks forward to pro career in the WNBA

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With the spotlight on her growing ever brighter, Sabrina Ionescu is aware she's becoming her own brand. One of the most decorated players in women's college ba...

Reaction to the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame selection

Reaction to Saturday's announcement of the 2020 enshrinement class for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: ___ “It’s an incredible accomplishment and hon...

Bears declare open competition between Trubisky, Foles

The Chicago Bears declared the quarterback competition between Mitchell Trubisky and newcomer Nick Foles an open one on Friday. General manager Ryan Pace made that clear during a con...

White House convenes oil CEOs as bust threatens US boom

WASHINGTON (AP) — Petroleum CEOs, including U.S. oil-patch loyalists to President Donald Trump, sought White House help Friday in calming roiling global oil markets amid threats to America’s yearslong...

Bengals release Dre Kirkpatrick in defensive overhaul

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals released starting cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick on Tuesday, another move to overhaul their secondary after a 2-14 season. Kirkpatrick was a first-round pic...

MOFA to partner with NGOs in developing countries

Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has announced that it will work with several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on projects that provide assistance to disadvantaged groups, especial...