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Taiwan's president advocates for gender equality

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday (March 6) said she appreciated Taiwan's women for their significant contributions and hoped the nation would be able to achiev...

New York cinemas reopen, brightening outlook for theaters

NEW YORK (AP) — After growing cobwebs for nearly a year, movie theaters in New York City reopen Friday, returning film titles to Manhattan marquees that had for the last 12 months instead read message...

New Zealand man charged over threats to Christchurch mosques

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand man is facing criminal charges after allegedly posting online threats against two Christchurch mosques that were the sites of a terrorist attack that left ...

2021 Creative Expo to celebrate Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This year's Creative Expo Taiwan, which highlights the nation's environment, handicrafts, cuisine, and culture, will take place from April 16-25. The Ministry o...

Female owners encourage young women to pursue football path

It took Sheila Ford Hamp about one second to respond when asked about the potential for women in key roles in the NFL. “The sky is the limit for anything females want to do,” said Ha...

'Meme stocks' go mainstream: There’s now a fund for that

NEW YORK (AP) — Interested in trading some of the stocks that have rocked Wall Street recently fueled by social media buzz? Has the craziness of the comments talking up the so-called meme stocks on Re...

Annual NFL women's forum enhancing career opportunities

When Sam Rapoport envisioned conducting virtually the NFL's fifth annual Women's Career in Football Forum, she shuddered. How could the networking, hands-on communications and camar...

Jokic's triple-double leads Nuggets to 128-97 rout of Bucks

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 37 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for his ninth triple-double of the season and 50th of his career, and the Denver Nuggets trounced Milwaukee 128-97 on Tuesday to...

One in five Chinese Australians report attacks or threats amid pandemic, rising tensions

SYDNEY (Reuters) - One in five Chinese Australians say they have been physically threatened or attacked in the past year because of the COVID-19 pandemic and tensions in Australia’s relationship...

Israeli attorney general slams Netanyahu's vaccine diplomacy

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s attorney general has warned Benjamin Netanyahu that he cannot single-handedly share the country's surplus vaccines with far-flung allies in Africa, Europe and Latin America, ...

Dutch PM's popularity high but eroding as election looms

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — After more than a decade in power and a year spent battling the virus, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte's popularity — boosted by his handling of the pandemic — remains hi...

China says it aims to vaccinate 40% of population by June

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China is lagging in its coronavirus vaccination rollout because it has the disease largely under control, but plans to inoculate 40% of its population by June, Chinese health exp...

Countries call on drug companies to share vaccine know-how

PARIS (AP) — In an industrial neighborhood on the outskirts of Bangladesh’s largest city lies a factory with gleaming new equipment imported from Germany, its immaculate hallways lined with hermetical...

Vaccine roll-out gaps a core concern for G-20 countries

MILAN (AP) — The uneven distribution of vaccines between wealthier and poorer countries is a key concern of Group of 20 nations as leaders consider how to create even footing for re...

McConnell says he'd support Trump if he wins 2024 nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than a month after excoriating Donald Trump in a blistering floor speech, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that he would “absolutely” support the former pres...