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NGO mounts fundraising campaign for Hongkongers in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese NGO on Tuesday (Jan. 18) initiated a fundraiser to support Hong Kong people who now call Taiwan home through a long-term sponsorship. The Taiwan Hong Kong A...

Taiwan reports 17 local COVID cases for 2nd day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Jan. 18) announced 17 local COVID cases, the same number reported on Monday (Jan. 17). CECC head Chen Shih-chung ...

Foreign ministry highlights close Taiwan-Slovenia relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Close ties between Taiwan and Slovenia were highlighted by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Joanne Ou (歐江安) during an online press conference Tuesday morning (Jan. 18), follo...

In tiny Wyoming town, Bill Gates bets big on nuclear power

KEMMERER, Wyoming (AP) — In this sleepy Wyoming town that has relied on coal for over a century, a company founded by the man who revolutionized personal computing is launching an ambitious project to...

Sinema, Manchin slammed as Senate begins voting bill debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing stark criticism from civil rights leaders, senators return to Capitol Hill under intense pressure to change their rules and break a Republican filibuster that has hopelessly s...

Biden year one takeaways: Grand ambitions, humbling defeats

Joe Biden's long arc in public life has always had one final ambition: to sit behind the Resolute Desk of the Oval Office. He achieved it — albeit, at 78, as the oldest person to ass...

Bloomberg funds city programs to build new urban solutions

Bloomberg Philanthropies is supporting the innovative solutions of 15 cities to try to get others to use them as blueprints to battle the world’s urban problems. The winners of this ...

Tarnished Gold: Illegal mining stokes Indigenous divisions

RAPOSA SERRA DO SOL INDIGENOUS TERRITORY, Brazil (AP) — The mining encampment that stretches across a mountainside in Brazil’s Amazon is dotted with plastic tarpaulin covers. Under them, dozens of men...

The AP Interview: Exiled artist Ai Weiwei on Beijing Games

Ai Weiwei is one of China's most famous artists, and many regard him as one of the world's greatest living ones of his profession. Working with the Swiss architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron, he ...

Australia PM's ratings take a hit months away from election, poll shows

SYDNEY, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's approval ratings slid after his handling of the Omicron-driven coronavirus outbreak fuelled a backlash, a widely watched poll ...

Japan ready to expand COVID restrictions as infections surge

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government is preparing social restrictions in Tokyo and other regions as the omicron variant of the coronavirus infects more people. Japan has never had a lockd...

Schenn, Barbashev score twice in Blues' 5-3 win over Preds

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brayden Schenn and Ivan Barbashev each had two goals and two assists as the St. Louis Blues came from behind to beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Monday night. Ry...

North Korean missile tests signal return to brinkmanship

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Grappling with pandemic difficulties and U.S.-led sanctions over his nuclear ambitions, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could be reviving his 2017 playbook of nuclear and mis...

Volcanic ash delays aid to Tonga as scale of damage emerges

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Thick ash on an airport runway was delaying aid deliveries to the Pacific island nation of Tonga, where significant damage was being reported days after a huge undersea ...

Muguruza is a perfect 10 in Australian Open's 1st round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Garbiñe Muguruza kept a perfect streak intact Tuesday at the Australian Open, winning her first-round match at the year’s first tennis Grand Slam event for the 10th straigh...