Taiwan bans pork from Indonesia after African swine fever outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Council of Agriculture announced on Friday (Dec. 13) that a hefty penalty will be levied on tourists who bring pork products from Indonesia following its firs...

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Today in History Today is Friday, Dec. 13, the 347th day of 2019. There are 18 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 13, 19...

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Volcanoes an ever-present, if usually distant danger

The deadly eruption of a volcano in New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty on Monday left six people confirmed dead and dozens of visitors to the island injured. Rescuers were coping with toxic gases and smaller...

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Duterte to end martial law in Philippine south after 2 years

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to end more than two years of martial law in the southern Philippines after government forces considerably weakened Islamic militant gr...

Greta asks media to focus on other young climate activists

MADRID (AP) — Celebrity environmentalist Greta Thunberg is urging media to pay more attention to other young climate activists. The 16-year-old Swede has drawn huge crowds with her a...

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Taiwan's guide to the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Nine years ago when Justine Liu (賈斯丁) went to the Philippines to teach Mandarin and fulfill his duty as a substitute civilian serviceman, he became enthralled by the count...

Taiwan warns against smuggling meat as Lunar New Year nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Individuals visiting Taiwan are requested not to bring or mail contraband meat products to the country, as an influx of visitors are expected to arrive for the upcoming Lu...