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Higher international enrollment a solution to Taiwan's job market crisis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the face of a looming super-aged society, a shrinking labor force and stronger demand for global-minded talent, increased international enrollment could be a quick fix ...

Luxottica eyewear empire founder Leonardo Del Vecchio dies

ROME (AP) — Leonardo Del Vecchio, who founded eyewear empire Luxottica in a trailer and turned an everyday object into a global fashion item, becoming one of Italy's richest men in the process, died o...

Italian nun slain in Haiti is hailed by pope as martyr

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday hailed as a martyr an Italian missionary nun slain in Haiti, where she cared for poor children. The diocese of Milan says Sister Luisa Del...

Milan to turn off fountain spigots as drought bakes Italy

MILAN (AP) — The mayor of Milan signed an ordinance Saturday turning off the spigots of public decorative fountains and the city's archbishop prayed for rain in a tour of churches as northern Italy en...

UEFA blocks Sheriff hosting European games in Transnistria

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — The fallout for soccer from Russia's war on Ukraine saw UEFA block Sheriff Tiraspol on Friday from hosting European competition games in its breakaway home region in Moldova. ...

Defending champion Milan to open Serie A against Udinese

MILAN (AP) — Defending Serie A champion AC Milan will open the season at home against Udinese, only 83 days after securing its first league title in 11 years. The upcoming calendar w...

Slovakia midfielder Kucka returns home from Italy's Parma

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia midfielder Juraj Kucka has returned home after more than 13 years to join Slovak champion Slovan Bratislava after playing for Watford in the English Premier League...

Sound off! Trumpet is 1st bloodhound to win Westminster show

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Now this hound has something to toot his horn about. A bloodhound named Trumpet won the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Wednesday night, marking the first ...

Vienna returns as world's 'most liveable city'

Vienna has again topped the list of most livable cities, in an annual index published by British weekly The Economist. The city had previously held the title in 2018 and 2019. "Stability and goo...

Chelsea changes include Boehly as interim sporting director

Todd Boehly, the American businessman who fronted the recent world-record purchase of Chelsea, will assume the role of club chairman and also take charge of its offseason transfer dealings in an inter...

Luxury market seen as growing in 2022 despite inflation, war

MILAN (AP) — Neither inflation nor the war in Ukraine are threatening to take a bite out of the luxury fashion market, according to a study published Tuesday. While much of the world...

Giken Mobility’s Iso-branded Electric Motorcycles Partnered with Rider Dome to feature revolutionary rider safety system in Iso’s Upcoming Electric Motorcycle

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 21 June 2022 - Giken Mobility Ltd, is pleased to announce that it has recently partnered with Rider Dome, a Singapore startup providing motorcyclists with real-time alert...

'It's just hell there': Russia still pounds eastern Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia’s military kept grinding down Ukraine’s defenses Monday, with combat in eastern areas said to be entering a “decisive” phase, as the war’s consequences for food and fuel su...

Gucci unveils 'HaHaHa' collaboration with Harry Styles

MILAN (AP) — By Monday's fourth and final day of Milan Fashion Week menswear previews for next spring and summer, designers seemed to have understood the assignment. Looks appeared m...

Chinese professor sanctioned for bullying Taiwanese student in Italy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Italian university has sanctioned a Chinese professor after video surfaced showing him trying to coerce a Taiwanese student into changing his city and country of origin...