Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

No. 10 Alabama, No. 18 Missouri square off in SEC showdown

A look at the first weekend of February around the Southeastern Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND No. 10 Alabama (15-4, 10-0) at No. 18 Missouri (12-3, 5-3). Saturday...

Coronavirus: Lions at Barcelona zoo contract COVID-19

Four lions at the Barcelona Zoo were infected with the coronavirus, the zoo announced on Tuesday. Three female lions named Zala, Nima and Run Run, and a male lion named Kiumbe were tested after thei...

Coronavirus lockdowns increase poaching in Asia, Africa

NEW DELHI (AP) — A camera trap photo of an injured tigress and a forensic examination of its carcass revealed why the creature died: a poacher’s wire snare punctured its windpipe and sapped its streng...

Taiwan fares best among Four Asian Tigers with 1.54% economic growth in 1st quarter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister Without Portfolio Kung Ming-hsin (龔明鑫) said in a press conference on Wednesday that Taiwan’s economic growth in the first quarter was 1.54 percent, which wa...

SEC poised to break own NFL record for 1st-round draft picks

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference is expected to shatter two of its own NFL draft records. The football powerhouse could have as many as 16 players selected in the...

Taiwan's GDP growth rate leaped to top of Asia's 4 tigers in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan roared ahead of the rest of Asia's four tigers in 2019 with a growth rate of 2.73 percent. On Tuesday (Jan. 21), the Directorate General of Budget, Accountin...

Tiger quadruplets in Berlin zoo treated for knee problems

BERLIN (AP) — A Berlin zoo says four young Sumatran tigers are undergoing treatment for knee problems. The quadruplets were born in the summer of 2018 and as they started to develop,...

CCP soft-power victory after Voice of America publishes highly flawed article

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Voice of America (VOA) is a U.S. government-funded state-owned news agency which broadcasts impartial news around the world while promoting the values of freedom and de...

2019 marks investment spree in Taiwan: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – 2019 marks the beginning of an explosive surge of investment in Taiwan, declared President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) during a visit to a temple in central Taiwan Saturday (August...

Taiwan economy tops Four Asian Tigers despite lowered forecast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Goldman Sachs has lowered its GDP growth forecast for the “Four Asian Tigers,” namely Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, and Hong Kong, according to Bloomberg. ...

Taiwan's economic growth rate roars to top of Asia's 4 tigers: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced today (Aug. 1) that Taiwan pulled ahead of the rest of the pack of Asia's four tigers in the second quarter thanks in part to ...

Taiwan's economic growth rate claws to top of Asia's 4 tigers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Financial information firm IHS Markit predicts that Taiwan's economic growth rate will lead the pack among Asia's four tigers, for the first time in more than 10 years....