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2.5 million Moderna jabs on way to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A shipment of 2.5 million doses of the Modena vaccine will arrive in Taiwan on Sunday (June 20). The batch of vaccines departed Memphis, Tennessee, on a China Airlines ...

Taiwan considers inoculating supermarket cashiers against COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is considering the vaccination of supermarket cashiers in north Taiwan against COVID-19, reports said Saturday (June 19). The mo...

Metal fans mosh at 1st UK live music festival since pandemic

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of heavy metal fans were camping, singing — and even moshing — on Saturday at Britain’s first full music festival since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. ...

India reaches 69-2 against New Zealand in WTC final

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — New Zealand’s all-out pace attack removed both India openers before lunch in overcast conditions in the world test championship final on Saturday. After t...

Voting debate roils Washington but leaves many voters cold

PLANO, Texas (AP) — Brenda Martinez, a 19-year-old community college student, thinks the government should help immigrant students more. Donald Huffman is worried about turning 50 next week with no wo...

Taiwanese-owned Shanghai bread chain Ichido closes doors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Bread chain Ichido, founded by a Taiwanese baker in the 1990s, closed the doors of its last shop in Shanghai, reports said Saturday (June 19). The closure occurred with...

The Latest: UK holds 1st festival since pandemic start

LONDON — Thousands of heavy metal fans are camping, singing — and even moshing — in the rain at Britain’s first full music festival since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The t...

Taiwanese man in Macau infected with COVID Delta variant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese man was diagnosed with the Delta variant of COVID-19 upon his arrival in Macau, reports said Saturday (June 19). The Delta variant was first detected in Ind...

Taipei City fines clinics for vaccinating ineligible patients

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Government announced Saturday (June 19) it was fining two clinics NT$2 million (US$72,000) each for distributing vaccines to individuals who were ineligible si...

Taiwan dismisses link between 49 deaths and COVID vaccinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The deaths of 49 people soon after receiving COVID-19 shots were unlikely to have been caused by vaccinations, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Saturday (Ju...

Milkha Singh, India's 'Flying Sikh' ace runner, dies at 91

NEW DELHI (AP) — Milkha Singh, one of India’s first sport superstars and ace sprinter who overcame a childhood tragedy to become the country's most celebrated athlete, has died. He was 91. ...

Taiwan to launch second round of AstraZeneca vaccinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – People who received their first AstraZeneca COVID-19 shot before May 9 will soon be eligible for their second jab, the Central Epidemic Command Center announced Saturday (...

Virus surge claims brightest minds at Indian universities

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Sajad Hassan sat at his professor's hospital bedside for three nights, doing most of the talking as his friend and mentor breathed through an oxygen mask and struggled with a su...

Canadiens beat Golden Knights 3-2 in OT to take 2-1 lead

MONTREAL (AP) — Luke Richardson didn’t envision his debut as an NHL head coach coming this way. But he’ll take it. Josh Anderson scored his second goal of the game ...

Myers homers twice, Paddack fans 11, Padres beat Reds 8-2

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Wil Myers made up for lost time with two impressive swings. After struggling for weeks, Myers homered twice and doubled to lead the San Diego Padres to an 8-2 win ag...