Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Update: 2020-02-29 21:00 No. Country/Area Cases Deaths 1 Taiwan 39 1 2 China 79,257 2,835 3 Hong Kong 94 ...

Virus effects take hold as Trump calls criticisms a 'hoax'

TOKYO (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak's impact on the world economy grew more alarming on Saturday, even as President Donald Trump denounced criticisms of his response to the threat as a “hoax" cooked...

Outbreak starts to look more like worldwide economic crisis

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak began to look more like a worldwide economic crisis Friday as anxiety about the infection emptied shops and amusement parks, canceled events, cut trade a...

Taiwan grabs five golds in 2020 tug-of-war competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese national tug-of-war team won five gold medals and one silver medal at the 2020 World Indoor Tug of War Championships in Ireland on Sunday (Feb. 23). The c...

Ludwig of Germany, Cauce of Latvia win World Cup luge races

Johannes Ludwig of Germany was the men’s winner and Eliza Cauce of Latvia got her first women’s World Cup luge win Saturday, a day where several of the top racers sat out in a protest over safety and ...

Taiwan ranked No.1 fastest internet speed in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is now ranked as having the fastest internet in the world in the "Global League" rankings created by an online website builder review platform. The Dai...

Czech lawmakers urge WHA observer status for Taiwan

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs thanked the Czech Republic parliament Feb. 15 for two letters urging Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, to grant Taiwan ...

Agreement on avoiding double taxation between Taiwan and Czech Republic to go into effect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An agreement to prevent double taxation between Taiwan and the Czech Republic is expected to go into effect in 2021. The Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement (ADTA) w...

Greek 10-year bond yield makes historic dip below 1%

Greece's 10-year government bond yield has fallen below 1% for the first time, bolstering the country's effort to ease strict budget conditions set by bailout lenders. The yield drop...

ATP World Tour ABN AMRO World Tournament Results

Wednesday At Ahoy Rotterdam Rotterdam, Netherlands Purse: €2,013,855 Surface: Hardcourt indoor ROTTERDAM, NETH...

Dutch Standings

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Black-and-white version of Oscars Best Feature 'Parasite' to be released in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The black-and-white cut of South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite,” which made Oscars history at the Academy Awards on Monday (Feb. 10), will be ...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Monday, February 10, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Monday's Weather Condition;Monday's High Temp (F);Monday's Low Temp (F);Tuesday's...

ATP World Tour ABN AMRO World Tournament Results

Monday At Ahoy Rotterdam Rotterdam, Netherlands Purse: €2,013,855 Surface: Hardcourt indoor ROTTERDAM, NETHERL...

Riders in the storm: Dutch cyclists brave Storm Ciara

NEELTJE JANS, Netherlands (AP) — Call them riders in the storm. While much of northern Europe hunkered down Sunday and hoped that Storm Ciara would blow over quickly with its hurric...