TSMC top patent applicant in Taiwan for sixth straight quarter

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, ranked in the third quarter as the biggest patent applicant in Taiwan for the sixth consecutive quarter, the ...

K-pop band TWICE reveals its daring side on new album

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — TWICE, a popular K-pop group known for its catchy lyrics and colorful aesthetics, has released its second full album, a collection that invites listeners into the band's more...

From Beijing to Brussels, Trump's trade wars at a glance

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would shake up American trade policy. That he did. From Beijing to Brussels to Mexico City, he waged war with trading partners on multiple fronts. Here...

PGA Tour goes from West Coast to middle of Atlantic Ocean

PGA TOUR BERMUDA CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Southampton, Bermuda. Course: Port Royal GC. Yardage: 6,828. Par: 71. Purse: $4 million. Win...

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Taiwan leads Asia in electronic component exports in first half of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has posted a 20.2 percent annual growth in the export of electronic components between January and June, outperforming Asian countries such as China, Singapore, Sou...

Asian shares slip after Wall St's worst day in a month

Shares skidded in Asia on Tuesday after surging coronavirus cases and waning hopes for U.S. economic stimulus gave Wall Street its worst day in a month. Stock benchmarks fell in Hon...

Taiwan not halting flu vaccination despite rising safety concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will proceed with the nationwide influenza vaccination program despite growing concern among a minority over the safety of such shots. A 51-year-old man in Taich...

UN investigator says Belarus must stop repressing its people

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. human rights investigator for Belarus demanded Monday that the government “stop repressing its own people,” saying at least 20,000 were detained in August and September ...

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South Korean striker Lee to retire from K-League at age 41

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Veteran striker Lee Dong-gook finally called time on his record-breaking career on Monday at the age of 41. The Jeonbuk Motors forward announced via social ...

Post-Abe agenda: Suga says Japan to go carbon-free by 2050

TOKYO (AP) — Japan will achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declared Monday in his first policy speech as leader, outlining an ambitious agenda as the country struggle...

Singapore temporarily halts use of two flu vaccines after South Korea deaths

Singapore has temporarily halted the use of two influenza vaccines as a precaution after some people who received them in South Korea died, becoming among the first countries to publicly announce a ha...