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Court in South Korea sentences drunk driver to 8 years in death of Taiwanese student

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A court in South Korea on Wednesday (April 14) sentenced a man to eight years in prison for having caused the death of a 28-year-old Taiwanese student while driving under ...

Fed leaders agree: Economics has a racial-disparity problem

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Federal Reserve policymakers on Tuesday underscored their concern that Black and Hispanic people are sharply underrepresented in the economics field, which lessens the perspectiv...

Peter Manso, biographer of Mailer and Brando, dies at 80

TRURO, Mass. (AP) — Peter Manso, a writer and longtime Cape Cod resident known for his exhaustively researched books and articles, including biographies on the likes of Norman Mailer and Marlon Brando...

CUHK Business School Research Looks at the Risk of Establishing Strategic Corporate Alliances During Periods of Market Uncertainty

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 8 April 2021 - Whenever there is great uncertainty in the market, it is not uncommon for firms to seek out a business partner to leverage on each other's strengths ...

Asian Fund for Cancer Research Announces Inaugural BRACE Award Venture Competition Winner

Gastrointestinal Cancer Drug Developer Arbele Receives AFCR Investment Funding HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 8 April 2021 - Arbele has been selected as the winner of the Asian Fund for Cancer Rese...

Belize's incoming ambassador to Taiwan presents credentials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Belize's incoming Ambassador to Taiwan Candice Pitts presented her credentials to Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) Tuesday afternoon (April 6). Upon welcoming Pitts...

Barrier falls: Woman officiates men's qualifier in Americas

Kathryn Nesbitt ran the sidelines, waving a flag, blending in for all the right reasons. The 32-year-old from Philadelphia became the first woman to work as an on-field official for ...

CUHK Business School Research Looks at How Tourism Destinations Can Reduce Visitor Misbehaviour

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 25 March 2021 - It's been a bad year for tourism and a boom in the travel and hospitality sector would no doubt be good for the economy. However, it could also be a...

How arenas work to keep fans safe attending indoor sports

Allen Hershkowitz won't use the word “safe” because there is no certainty in life sciences. But the 65-year-old Ph.D with decades of environmental science experience says he would feel comfortable goi...

As pandemic enters 2nd year, voices of resilience emerge

One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has seen death, economic hardship and anxiety on an unprecedented scale. But it has also witnessed self-sacrifice, courage and perseverance. ...

Warming oceans mean smaller baby sharks struggle to survive

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The warming of worldwide oceans from climate change means baby sharks are at risk of being born smaller and without the energy they need to survive, a group of scientists has fo...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese Bernie Sanders seen at Costco

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese customer seen napping in a Taipei Costco has drawn lots of laughs from netizens for his appearance and pose, which bring to mind the Bernie Sanders inauguratio...

Breaking the Cycle of Opioid Addiction: Alar Presents Positive Interim Results of Long-acting Buprenorphine Injectable (ALA-1000) in Opioid Dependent Patients

ALA-1000 is the first, three-month slow-release Buprenorphine injection. Initial results show a low initial burst without dose dumping effect, good safety, and tolerability. ALA-1000 has the pot...

Study: No partisan benefit from mail voting in 2020 election

Donald Trump last year publicly worried that the explosion in voting by mail during the pandemic would increase turnout so much that “you'd never have a Republican elected in this country again.” But ...

Yellen's encore: Lending economic heft to Biden's virus plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a cold, gray February afternoon, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen stepped out of the West Wing wrapped in a puffy black parka and clutching a folder of documents, seemingly oblivio...