Nissan gives workers 2 unpaid days off as US sales slump

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. is making its U.S. factory and office employees take two days off without pay amid slumping sales. The company's U.S. sales this year are down...

Farmers blocking Berlin roads to protest government policies

BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of tractors are heading into Berlin as farmers protest the German government’s agricultural policies. Police say some 5,000 tractors and 10,000 farmers are ex...

Taiwan exports first shipment of local cabbage to Vietnam

Taiwanese cabbage will officially enter the Vietnamese market next week, when the first shipment of 180 metric tons of the vegetable arrives in the Southeast Asian country, Agriculture and Food Agency...

China sets tougher guidelines to protect patents, copyrights

BEIJING (AP) — China issued new, tougher guidelines for protection of patents, copyrights and other intellectual property in a move that may be timed to help along halting progress in trade talk...

Spanish league proud of tight fight for the top

MADRID (AP) — The most competitive Spanish Liga in more than two decades is attributable to financial control measures, the league says. It has never been tighter at the top of the l...

Bulgarian president vetoes appointment of new prosecutor

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria's president has vetoed the appointment of Ivan Geshev as new chief prosecutor. President Rumen Radev on Thursday that he would ask the judicial panel ...

Trump to rally in Louisiana in bid to unseat Democratic gov

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — With voting complete in Mississippi and Kentucky, President Donald Trump is turning attention to the last gubernatorial contest of the year, bidding to drive out Louisiana's De...

Patriots QB Tom Brady impressed with Hamilton's F1 career

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady is really impressed by his neighbor's driving. That would be Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton. Speaking to reporters Frida, the ...

Taiwan's science and technology ministry celebrates 60th anniversary with two-day forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To mark its 60th anniversary, the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) organized its biggest forum in recent years in Taipei on Wednesday (Oct. 30). Although resou...

US Defense Dept. opens Flagship language center in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese Overseas Flagship language center has been established by the U.S. Defense Department at National Taiwan University to foster exchanges between the U.S. and Taiw...

Taiwan to continue empowering immigrants: interior minister

The government will continue to empower immigrants and their children through financial assistance and relaxation of immigration policies, Minister of the Interior Hsu Kuo-yung (徐國勇) said in a forum S...

Altuve, Astros show up in World Series, win Game 3 in DC 4-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Series finally showed up back in Washington, 86 years later — and, sparked by José Altuve, the Houston Astros finally showed up in this World Series. Altu...

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...

Harden caps preseason with a scoring flourish

MIAMI (AP) — James Harden sure seems in midseason form. Russell Westbrook isn't there yet. Harden, the reigning NBA scoring champion, scored 44 points in 35 minutes...

No. 1 pick to No. 1 in picks, Browns QB Mayfield struggling

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield has gone from No. 1 pick to No. 1 in picks. A record-setting rookie quarterback who pulled the Browns back from their darkest despair while re-energiz...