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Australian officials unconvinced by new Chinese ambassador's warm words

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australian politicians have expressed doubt that warmer rhetoric from China’s new ambassador in Canberra heralds any coming change in the tense bilateral relations b...

Sashimi in Taipei allegedly from area affected by Japanese nuclear disaster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Councilor Chung Pei-chun (鍾沛君) of the Kuomintang (KMT) on Wednesday (Jan. 26) panned the government for failing to enforce a ban on Japanese foods amid food sa...

Talent Crunch May Intensify With Smaller Talent Pool Actively Job-Hunting

78% of employers find it difficult to fill job roles due to shortage of talent with relevant skillsets.Only 10% of employees in Singapore say that they are actively looking for a new job.The top three...

Investigators in Taiwan find NT$27 million in cash at office of state-run oil company executive

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An executive at state-run oil company CPC Corporation, Taiwan was arrested after investigators discovered NT$27 million (US$970,000) in cash stashed inside his company off...

At least 3 judges eyed as Biden mulls Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is eyeing at least three judges for an expected vacancy on the Supreme Court as he prepares to quickly deliver on his campaign pledge to nominate the first Black ...

Will virus be 'over'? Most Americans think not: AP-NORC poll

ATLANTA (AP) — Early in the pandemic, Ryan Wilson was careful to take precautions — wearing a mask, not really socializing, doing more of his shopping online. The 38-year-old father ...

Remains of massacred ancestors returned to Wiyot Tribe

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The most vulnerable members of the Wiyot Tribe were asleep the morning of Feb. 26, 1860, when a band of white men slipped into their Northern California villages under darkness and ...

N. Korea, after harsh 2-year lockdown, slowly reopens border

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After spending two years in a strict lockdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic, North Korea may finally be opening up — slowly. The reason could reflect a growing sense of re...

Breyer: a pragmatic approach searching for a middle ground

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has the air of an absent-minded professor, once joking in court that his wife put directions in his pocket to keep him from getting lost. He concocts outlandish hy...

Firefighter: Floyd 'needed help and wasn't getting it'

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — First it was a paramedic, testifying that the officers who restrained George Floyd didn't call in critical information as his ambulance rushed to the scene where Floyd would soo...

Democrats eye Supreme Court pick to revive 2022 prospects

Democrats stung by a series of election-year failures to deliver legislative wins for their most loyal voters may have been buoyed by the prospect that President Joe Biden will name the first Black wo...

Spokeswoman of China’s Taiwan Affairs Office invited to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has invited China’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) Spokeswoman Zhu Fenglian (朱鳳蓮) to visit Taiwan after she expressed the desire to d...

Oklahoma prepares to execute man for 2001 hotel slayings

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma prepared to execute a man on Thursday for the brutal slayings of two hotel workers during a robbery in 2001. Donald Anthony Grant, 46, is scheduled to r...

Taiwan donates 100 tonnes of typhoon aid to Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan held a ceremony on Wednesday (Jan. 26) to announce that it has raised 100 metric tons of aid for the Philippines to help the island nation recover from the destruct...

Murray scores 21, No. 19 LSU rallies past Texas A&M 70-64

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Brandon Murray capped a 21-point performance with a pair of clutch free throws in the final minute, and No. 19 LSU outscored Texas A&M 13-2 in the last 3:34 to beat the Agg...