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Surprising Mariners keep winning the close ones

The Seattle Mariners have worked their way into the postseason race — one run at a time. The Mariners improved to 23-8 in one-run games, and that remarkable record has them just 1 1/...

Lucky Taiwan receipt lottery winner buys NT$35 coffee, pockets NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A customer of a PX Mart in Keelung who bought a NT$35 (US$1.24) cup of coffee has won the NT$10 million prize in the May-June issue of the Taiwan receipt lottery. On Su...

Taiwan’s Uniform-Invoice Prize numbers for May and June announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced on Sunday (July 25) the Uniform-Invoice Prize numbers for May and June on its website, with the NT$10 million (US$344,828) Special ...

National Spelling Bee win could be footnote to hoops career

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The biographical blurbs about competitors in the Scripps National Spelling Bee include a litany of other interests, from sports to musical instruments to science competit...

Prudence Foundation announces winners of the 2021 SAFE STEPS D-Tech Awards

Innovative oil spill recovery and dam water level monitoring solutions receive a US$75,000 grant each to help save lives from natural disastersHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 6 July 2021 - Prudence ...

New Taipei 7-Eleven customer buys NT$39 snack, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 7-Eleven customer in New Taipei who bought a snack for only NT$39 (US$1.39) has won the NT$10 million prize in the March-April issue of the Taiwan receipt lottery. On...

Taiwan’s Uniform-Invoice Prize numbers for March and April announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced on Tuesday (May 25) the Uniform-Invoice Prize numbers for March and April on its website, with the NT$10 million (US$ 344,828) Spec...

Andrei Sakharov's path from bombmaker to human rights icon

The Sakharov Center in Moscow had been hoping to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the famous Soviet nuclear physicist and dissident Andrei Sakharov with a photo exhibition. But authorit...

Ko wins Lotte Championship with tournament-record 28-under

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Lydia Ko is golfing like she is a kid again. In other words, she’s tough to beat. No one came close at this week’s Lotte Championship. Ko torched Kapolei Golf ...

Coronavirus hug image named World Press Photo of the Year

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A photo symbolizing “love and compassion” of an 85-year-old Brazilian woman getting her first embrace in five months from a nurse through a transparent “hug curtain” was ...

For the 1st time, Japan is home to a leader of the Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Japan has been sending golfers to the Masters since 1936, with about three dozen players combining for well over 100 appearances at Augusta National. And none had...

New Taipei 7-Eleven customer buys drink for NT$23, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 7-Eleven customer in Taipei who bought a tea beverage for only NT$23 (US$0.80) has won the NT$10 million prize in the January-February issue of the Taiwan receipt lotter...

Taiwan receipt lottery winning numbers for January, February revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The winning numbers for the most recent round of the Taiwan receipt lottery were announced by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Thursday (March 25). The winning number f...

Taiwan's Weiwuying to stage three operas this year, starting with 'La Traviata'

The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts in March will present "La Traviata," one of the three opera productions it plans to stage this year, said its General and Artistic Director Chien W...

John Gosden-trained Mishriff wins Saudi Cup

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Mishriff powered home to wear down American ace Charlatan on Saturday and win the world’s most valuable horse race, the $20 million Saudi Cup in Riyadh. T...