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More Myanmar protests follow strike, foreign concerns

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Protesters against the military’s seizure of power in Myanmar were back on the streets of the country’s biggest city on Tuesday, a day after a call for a general strike shuttere...

Wizards win 5th straight, hold off Lakers 127-124 in OT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bradley Beal scored six of his 33 points on three consecutive possessions late in overtime, and the Washington Wizards extended their longest winning streak in three years to five s...

Taiwan professor fined for leading research programs in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A National Taiwan University (NTU) professor has been found to be leading research programs sponsored by the Chinese government without approval from Taiwan's Ministry...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2021. There are 317 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. ...

Taiwan disinfecting over 4,000 schools before new semester

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said Tuesday (Feb. 16) that it will complete its disinfection of all K-12 schools around the country before students retu...

Taiwan to work with Harvard's Fairbank Center on promoting Taiwan studies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education has inked an agreement with Harvard University that will launch a three-year research program focusing on Taiwan studies and promote academic exc...

Refreshed Beal scores 35, leads Wizards past Celtics 104-91

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal returned from a rare night off to score 35 points, Russell Westbrook was a rebound short of a triple-double, and the Washington Wizards beat the Boston Celtics 104-91 on...

Tyler Herro out of virus protocols, cleared to play for Heat

MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro was cleared Friday to resume basketball activities with the Miami Heat after missing one game while dealing with the NBA’s health and safety coronavirus protocols. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 12, the 43rd day of 2021. There are 322 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 12,...

Foreign students now allowed to enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) announced on Tuesday (Feb. 9) that all foreign students approved by the Taiwan government are now allowed to enter Taiwan. In a press re...

Scholarship recipients call on Taiwan to grant them entry amid COVID pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of foreign individuals who have been granted Mandarin-learning scholarships from Taiwan are pleading with the government to open borders for them amid the coronavi...

Taiwan to delay schools' start date to Feb. 22 amid Covid fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Wednesday (Feb. 3), the Ministry of Education (MOE) announced that the reopening of K-12 schools after their winter holiday will be postponed to Feb. 22. During a pr...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 7-13

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 7-13 Feb. 7: Saxophonist Brian Travers of UB40 is 62. Comedian Robert Smigel (Triumph the Insult Comic Dog) is 61. Actor James Spader is 61. ...

Young's 41 points in 3-ejection game help Hawks beat Wizards

WASHINGTON (AP) — Atlanta held NBA scoring leader Bradley Beal to a season low in points, and Trae Young’s 41 helped the Hawks top the Wizards 116-100 Friday night in a game that saw Rajon Rondo, Russ...

Durant, Irving help Nets hold off Adebayo, Heat 128-124

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 31 points, Kyrie Irving took over late and had 28 and the Brooklyn Nets overcame Bam Adebayo's career-high 41 points to beat the Miami Heat 128-124 on Saturday nigh...