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Taichung's Beitun most popular emerging residential area in Taiwan: Real estate analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beitun District in Taichung has recorded the highest net growth in residents in the first half of 2021, followed by Linkou and Tamsui districts in New Taipei, where housin...

Beijing: 2022 Winter Olympics on track despite pandemic

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — With the postponed Summer Olympics set to open in Tokyo next week, Beijing has made moves to show its preparations for the Winter Games are well on track for February despite...

As fears about climate grow, Siemens CEO sees opportunities

DETROIT (AP) — As the world increasingly focuses attention on climate change, Roland Busch, the CEO of Siemens AG, says his company is well-positioned to help manage the challenges. ...

At 100, China's Communist Party looks to cement its future

BEIJING (AP) — For China's Communist Party, celebrating its 100th birthday on Thursday is not just about glorifying its past. It's also about cementing its future and that of its leader, Chinese Presi...

Samaranch: China winter sports growing ahead of Olympics

BEIJING (AP) — Participation in snow and ice sports is growing in China, putting the country on track to meet a key goal included in its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, a prominent In...

Taiwan adds more at-risk professions to vaccine priority list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Tuesday (June 22) announced that the vaccination priority list has been expanded to include more professions at risk of contracti...

UK's Conservatives suffer defeat in 'blue wall' seat

LONDON (AP) — In a surprising result, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has been easily defeated in a special election for a seat that it has held for decades. ...

CUHK Business School Research Finds the Rise in High Speed Rail Leads to a Significant Improvement in Airline Services

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 17 June 2021 - Trains are making a comeback. After losing ground for decades to the far sexier and faster travel by plane, people are increasingly making a return t...

Texas bullet train group inks deal with Milan design firm

DALLAS (AP) — The developer of a long-planned — and controversial — high-speed rail line that would get passengers from Dallas to Houston in 90 minutes announced Tuesday that it signed a $16 billion c...

US will restore $1B for California's troubled bullet train

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The federal government has reached an agreement to restore nearly $1 billion in funding for California's troubled bullet train, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced. ...

Ticket refunds surge for Taiwan railway services amid no-movement warning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s railway services are busy handling ticket refunds for the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival holiday as people are advised to stay put amid the COVID-19 outbreak...

APREA Expands Reach into Real Assets with Infrastructure Investments to Push Boundaries and Create New Opportunities in the Region

APREA’s rebranding celebrates 16 years of long-term industry advocacy with re-found purpose in “Driving the Future of Real Assets” BEIJING, CHINA - Media OutReach - 25 May 2021 - APREA celebrates its ...

Taiwan's High Speed Rail implements new contact tracing system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC) has begun to use the government's new text message contact tracing launched on Wednesday (May 19). THSRC began to post QR...

Taiwan launches new QR code for real-name registration system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Cabinet on Wednesday (May 19) announced a new simplified real-name registration system that makes use of a QR code to simplify the process of providing contac...

Hospital in Taiwan's Kaohsiung evacuated after admin tests positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A employee of Kaohsiung Armed Forces General Hospital was diagnosed with COVID-19 Monday evening (May 17), prompting Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) to order all staff ...