Climate change turns Arctic into strategic, economic hotspot

TASIILAQ, Greenland (AP) — From a helicopter, Greenland's brilliant white ice and dark mountains make the desolation seem to go on forever. And the few people who live here — its whole...

Taiwan javelin thrower wins gold medal at Birmingham Diamond League

Taipei (CNA) Taiwanese athlete Cheng Chao-tsun (鄭兆村) grabbed a gold medal in the men's javelin event at the the IAAF Diamond League's track and field event in Birmingham, England Sunday. Ch...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, Aug. 17, the 229th day of 2019. There are 136 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 1...

China flexes muscle near Hong Kong amid more weekend rallies

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Members of China's paramilitary People's Armed Police marched and practiced crowd control tactics at a sports complex in Shenzhen across from Hong Kong in what som...

Asian stocks lower after US indexes tumble on recession fear

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower on Thursday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged on mounting fears of a possible recession. Market benchmarks in Shangh...

Taiwan’s Kaohsiung to host Vocal Asia Festival 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kaohsiung has taken the baton from the Japanese prefecture of Kagawa as the host of the 2020 Vocal Asia Festival (VAF).. The event celebrates a cappella music, or singi...

Taiwan President greets Rotary delegation planning 2021 conference in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with representatives from the service organization Rotary International on Tuesday (Aug. 13) and said that she looks forward to attending ...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, Aug. 13, the 225th day of 2019. There are 140 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 13...

US-China trade war leaves Europe as collateral damage

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Like a sleek Mercedes crunched between two freight trucks, Europe's economy is being knocked off course by the conflict between the U.S. and China over trade. Th...

Taiwanese-founded beverage shop attacked by Chinese trolls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Political controversies stirred up by drink shops are not limited to within the territories of Taiwan or across the Taiwan Strait, but they have also spread to as far as G...

Australian MP likens China to Nazi Germany, warns Australia sovereignty at risk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Andrew Hastie, a member of the Australia parliament, warned that the world’s reaction to China’s rise is now similar to its approach to Nazi Germany in 1940, w...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, Aug. 6, the 218th day of 2019. There are 147 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 6, ...

10 things to know about the FIBA World Cup

LAS VEGAS (AP) — USA Basketball opened training camp Monday for the FIBA World Cup, which starts Aug. 31 in China. Here are 10 things to know about the tournament and the Americans' quest for an unpre...

Employee charged with embezzling $5 million from BMG LabTech

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A corporate executive in North Carolina is accused of stealing more than $5 million from his medical technology company, going on lavish trips, staying at the Trump International ...

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