Global Forecast-Celsius

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Taiwan govt. apologizes for placing Philippine flag in state of war at airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Labor (MOL) today issued a statement yesterday (Feb. 14) apologizing for inadvertently placing the Philippine national flag upside down in a state of war in two...

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Young Buddhist novices attend a dance festival as part of Tibetan New Year celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal. In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, South Korean high...

AP Interview: Philippine journalist sees threat to democracy

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The head of a Philippine online news site who was arrested by government agents in a libel case accused President Rodrigo Duterte's administration on Thursday of acting like...

World Super 6 scores

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Scores from the European Tour's World Super 6 tournament at the par-72, 6,549-meter (7,162-yard) Lake Karrinyup Country Club course: Thursday= ...

Travelers stuck over New Year praise kindness of Taiwanese police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 12 travelers recently met with unfortunate circumstances were rescued by the kindness of local police in Hualien County (花蓮縣). The troupe had come from the Philippines ...

Google to provide free Wi-Fi in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Google will provide free Wi-Fi hotspots to 50 locations in the Philippines by the end of next month, reports said Thursday. Its Google Station program already operates ...

Concealed firearms bound for Taiwan intercepted in Manila

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A package bound for Taiwan containing firearms has been intercepted at the Philippines’ largest airport. ABS-CBN reports the package was falsely declared to custo...

Asian shares waver as China, US begin trade negotiations

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed in narrow trading on Thursday as China and the U.S. kicked off two days of trade negotiations in Beijing. Regional indexes have advanced for three straight day...

Journalist and Duterte critic posts bail after libel arrest

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The award-winning head of a Philippine online news site that has aggressively covered President Rodrigo Duterte's administration has been freed on bail after her arrest in a...

Philippines detains Duterte-critical journalist Maria Ressa

(Deutsche Welle) — Award-winning Philippine journalist Maria Ressa was arrested by government agents on Wednesday. Ressa, a regular critic of President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs,...

Perennial presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche dead at 96

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Lyndon LaRouche Jr., the political extremist who ran for president in every election from 1976 to 2004, including a campaign waged from federal prison, has died. He was 96. ...

Philippine agents arrest journalist critical of president

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities have arrested the head of an online news site that has criticized the president's policies. Maria Ressa, who was selected by Time ma...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Wednesday, February 13, 2019 _____ City/Town, Country;Wednesday's Weather Condition;Wednesday's High Temp (F);Wednesday's Low Temp (...