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[Update] New Year's Day flag-raising ceremony in Taipei will not open to public

[Last update: Dec. 30 at 17:30] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The flag-raising ceremony at the Presidential Office on Friday morning (Jan. 1) will proceed as scheduled, but it will not be open to th...

Chinachem Group Donates IT Equipment to Support Students from Underprivileged Families to Learn from Home

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 4 November 2020 - Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, most schools in Hong Kong have adopted online learning -- yet many disadvantaged families struggle to af...

Texas AG taps investigator tied to donor's defense attorney

DALLAS (AP) — When Texas’ attorney general needed someone to probe a claim by one of his wealthy political donors alleging crimes by the FBI, he turned to a junior Houston lawyer with no prosecutorial...

Citi and Citi Foundation Reach Over US$100 Million in Commitments for COVID-19 Community Relief and Economic Recovery Efforts

New Efforts Support Communities of Color That Have Been Disproportionally Impacted by the PandemicCiti Foundation Donates US$25 Million to Support Community Development Financial Institutions in the U...

Jeff Sessions stresses Trump loyalty in Alabama Senate race

VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. (AP) — Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, giving a recent campaign speech to a suburban Republican club, recalled his 2016 decision to endorse then-presidential candidate Dona...

Taiwan circus troupe to enthrall New Delhi audience

An internationally known Taiwanese circus troupe, Formosa Circus Art (FOCA), will perform at Kamani Auditorium in New Delhi at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday (July 6). FOCA's visit is part of a two-nati...

Taiwanese businesswoman featured on Prestige magazine cover

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese businesswoman and philanthropist Ching Ching Lin (林青蓁) appears in the June edition of Prestige magazine adorned in an abundance of opulent jewelry. The magazine fe...

Arkansas newspaper gambles on free iPads as the future

HOPE, Ark. (AP) — Over a lunch of hamburger steaks, mashed potatoes and green beans, Walter Hussman delivered his pitch to the dozen or so attendees of the Hope, Arkansas, Rotary Club meeting. He prom...

Prosecutors drop charges against Taiwanese man accused of coercing 17-year-old French girl into sex

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Prosecutors have dropped charges against a former president of the Hsinchu chapter of Rotary Club International accused of using his position to coerce a French exchange studen...

Vukmir, Baldwin trade barbs in Wisconsin US Senate race

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir told Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin on Wednesday that "your lies are spiraling," as Baldwin and Democrats unleashed more attacks on Vuk...

Bronze sculpture installed in front of Taipei Main Station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bronze statue named "Paternal Love" has been installed by the North entrance of the Taipei Main Station today, Aug. 8, coinciding with Taiwan Father's Day....

Martinez and DuPratt Elected to Lead the Board of First Northern Community Bancorp

DIXON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 21, 2018--First Northern Community Bancorp (ticker symbol FNRN: OTCQB), holding company for First Northern Bank, announced that Richard Martinez was elected to a th...

Exchange Bank Announces Paul Yeomans as Senior Vice President, Wholesale Banking Sales Manager

SANTA ROSA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 11, 2018--Exchange Bank (OTC: EXSR) announces the hiring of Paul Yeomans as Senior Vice President, Wholesale Banking Sales Manager, overseeing Commercial Banki...

African king to give commencement speech at Ohio university

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — An African monarch with a special connection to a small Ohio university will visit to give the school's commencement speech. The Springfield News-Sun reports...

House member seeks to stop turkey drop at Arkansas festival

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Nevada congresswoman wants her colleagues to ban the dropping of live turkeys from low-flying airplanes, as is done at an Arkansas festival every fall. Dem...