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Taiwan launches first domestically made weather satellite

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s first domestically made weather satellite, Triton (獵風者), achieved lift-off at 9:36 Monday (Oct. 9) from a launch site in French Guiana. The launch came a...

1st Taiwan-made weather satellite fails to launch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s first locally made weather satellite Triton (獵風者) failed to achieve lift-off on Saturday morning (Oct. 7) during a scheduled launch. Arianespace, the com...

Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Market Massive Growth Expected During Forecast Period 2030

Report Ocean’s comprehensive analysis of the Global Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Market Report 2023 encompasses a wide array of market facets. These include market characteristics, size and gro...

Taiwan schedules Triton weather satellite launch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has set Oct. 5 as the launch date for the Triton, its first domestically made weather satellite and the result of 10 years of research. The satellite, previously...

Brazil's Amazon Summit ends with a plan to protect the world's rainforests, but no measurable goals

BELEM, Brazil (AP) — Brazil’s Amazon Summit closed Wednesday with a roadmap to protect tropical rainforests that was welcomed as an important step in countering climate change, but without the concret...

Amazon rainforest nations gather to forge shared policy in Brazil

Leaders from the eight Amazon rainforest countries are gathering on Tuesday for the first time in 14 years, with plans to reach a broad agreement on issues from fighting deforestation to financing sus...

Amazon nations seek common voice on climate change, urge developed world to help protect rainforest

BELEM, Brazil (AP) — Leaders from South American nations that are home to the Amazon challenged developed countries on Tuesday to do more to stop massive destruction of the world’s largest rainforest,...

Governments are gathering to talk about the Amazon rainforest. Why is it so important to protect?

BELEM, Brazil (AP) — The Amazon rainforest is a massive area, twice the size of India and sprawling across eight countries and one territory. It's a crucial carbon sink for the climate, has about 20% ...

India's Modi and France's Macron agree on defense ties but stand apart on Ukraine

PARIS (AP) — India is close to buying new French warplanes and submarines and played a starring role in France’s Bastille Day celebrations Friday. But for all the camaraderie on display this week betw...

Taiwan sends Triton weather satellite to French Guiana for launch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Triton weather satellite marks a key breakthrough for Taiwan’s contribution to international space exploration, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Friday (July 14...

Webb Space Telescope reveals moment of stellar birth, dramatic close-up of 50 baby stars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The Webb Space Telescope is marking one year of cosmic photographs with one of its best yet: the dramatic close-up of dozens of stars at the moment of birth. ...

1st Taiwan-made weather satellite passes inspection before launch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first Taiwan-made weather satellite has completed its final inspection before it departs for French Guiana, where it will launch into space in September. The weathe...

France sees itself as blind to race. After a teen is killed by police, how does one discuss racism?

NANTERRE, France (AP) — The race of the police officer who fatally shot a French teenager during a traffic stop last week hasn’t been disclosed, and there’s no reason why it would be. Officially, race...

France riots: Football speaks out, but has anything changed?

"I'm annoyed. When I hear certain words, it hurts. When they say they want to 'clean up,' what do they mean? Clean up what? Clean up who? I take it to mean me. Because I grew up in th...

Mourners bury slain teen in France as 45,000 police are deployed and 5th night of unrest is quieter

NANTERRE, France (AP) — Hushed and visibly anguished, hundreds of mourners from France’s Islamic community formed a solemn procession from a mosque to a hillside cemetery on Saturday to bury a 17-year...