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Bye, Bismarck: 144 cities could lose status as metro areas

Bye-bye, Bismarck. So long, Sheboygan. Those cities in North Dakota and Wisconsin, respectively, are two of 144 that the federal government is proposing to downgrade from the metropo...

Semiconductor giant TSMC seeks 9,000 new employees in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid surging global demand for semiconductors, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is launching a campaign to find 9,000 new recruits for its operations across t...

Rennes hires Genesio as coach after Stephan leaves

RENNES, France (AP) — Rennes hired Bruno Genesio as its coach on Thursday after Julien Stephan stepped down this week. Genesio coached Lyon from 2015-19 and is reunited at Rennes wi...

'We turn a blind eye': Boston's police remain largely white

BOSTON (AP) — For years, Boston city leaders have vowed to diversify the police department so it looks more like the community it serves. Yet the police force is just as white as it was a decade ago, ...

Nepal's bid to deter women's job migration draws fury

Nepal's government recently unveiled a measure that would require women aged under 40 to provide the consent of their families and local ward offices to travel abroad. Authorities justified t...

Technology sector in Taiwan's Miaoli to offer over 1,000 jobs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Workforce Development Agency’s Taoyuan-Hsinchu-Miaoli branch will be hosting a joint recruitment activity at the Chunan Science Park on Feb. 24, with many of Tai...

NCAA grants referral of Louisville infractions case to IARP

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The NCAA has granted Louisville’s request for its infractions case to be resolved through the Independent Accountability Resolution Process created in the aftermath of a federal...

Taiwan, US break up international prostitution ring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) acted on information supplied by the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) to arrest a woman who used the benefits of a visa waiver to...

European Space Agency seeks diversity in new astronaut drive

PARIS (AP) — Are you calm under pressure and zero gravity, open to extra-terrestrial travel and female? If so, you could be a prime candidate for the European Space Agency's first astronaut recruitmen...

65% of Companies in Thailand to Maintain or Increase Employment Headcount in 2021: Survey

BANGKOK, THAILAND - Media OutReach - 16 February 2021 - Professional recruitment services Michael Page Thailand launched the Talent Trends 2021 Report, with a keen eye on the Thai job market. While ...

Hospitals still ration medical N95 masks as stockpiles swell

Mike Bowen’s warehouse outside Fort Worth, Texas, was piled high with cases of medical-grade N95 face masks. His company, Prestige Ameritech, can churn out 1 million masks every four days, but he does...

Leeds starting to feel like home for Marcelo Bielsa

LONDON (AP) — Leeds is starting to feel like home for manager Marcelo Bielsa. The 65-year-old Argentine is approaching three years at the helm, the longest by far he has been at a cl...

Taiwan's handling of pandemic proves to be foreign talent draw

The number of recipients of Taiwan's employment gold card, a special work and residency permit for highly skilled foreign talent, took a big jump in 2020, reflecting Taiwan's attractiveness as...

A fight or a 'fight'? In impeachment, a clash about context

Was he calling for a fight, or was he calling for a “fight”? In American political speech — and particularly in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial and the discussions around it — words...

Leeds manager Bielsa testifies in bid for damages from Lille

LILLE, France (AP) — Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa testified before a French court on Friday to make his case for millions of euros in damages over his firing from Lille more than three years ago. ...