Estonia's far-right leader survives U.S. elex comment vote

HELSINKI (AP) — The leader of Estonia’s far-right populist party, a key Cabinet member, has survived a vote of confidence at the country's Parliament despite uproar over his statements that the U.S. p...

Masters honors Lee Elder with scholarship and a tee shot

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — In a year marked by racial injustice, Augusta National announced Monday it would honor Lee Elder with two scholarships in his name at Paine College and an honorary tee shot next ye...

Taiwan firms to keep shifting supply chains away from China despite Biden win

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although President-elect Joe Biden is anticipated to be less hawkish towards Beijing than President Donald Trump, Taiwanese companies report that they will continue to shi...

Georgia poll worker in hiding after false claims online

ATLANTA (AP) — With all eyes on Georgia’s razor-thin presidential vote margin, falsehoods are swirling on social media about supposed ballot counting irregularities there. Among the...

US hiring likely slowed for a 4th month as virus resurges

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers may have slowed their hiring in October for a fourth straight month with confirmed viral cases reaching record levels and the loss of government aid deepening the hard...

Taiwanese billionaire with Malaysian, Cambodian, Indonesian titles arrested for alleged money laundering

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chuang Chou-wen (莊周文), a billionaire chairman of a financial holding headquartered in Taichung, Taiwan, has been arrested for his alleged connection to illegal gambling an...

AG: North Dakota governor can't fill dead candidate's seat

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has no authority to appointment a coal company executive to fill a state House seat won by a Republican candidate who died before the election, the ...

House Latest: Republican Lauren Boebert wins Colorado House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 House races (all times local): 9:55 a.m. Republican Lauren Boebert has won the Colorado House seat held by five-term GOP Re...

Michelle Fischbach unseats Rep. Collin Peterson in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Michelle Fischbach has upset Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, the chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, who was seeking a 16th term. Fischba...

Man guilty in scheme to ship military boats to China

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese man has been convicted in Florida in a scheme to buy and ship inflatable military boats from the United States to China. Ge Songtao, 50, pleaded g...

Taiwan’s hospitality industry launches hotel discount program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s hospitality industry on Sunday (Nov. 1) launched an NT$500 (US$16.7) discount program for guests as the publicly funded subsidy launched during the pandemic...

Ex-FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke handed suspended jail term

Former FIFA number two Jerome Valcke was convicted by a Swiss court on Friday in a corruption case, while the president of Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, was acquitted. Jerome Valcke was fo...

Tanzania votes for president amid fears of violence, fraud

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Voters in Tanzania are going to the polls on Wednesday for a presidential election that the opposition warns is already deeply compromised by manipulation and deadly violence. ...

Backers get needed funds for North Dakota Roosevelt library

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's governor, Microsoft, a Walmart heir, and a Fargo media mogul are among the major financial backers of a proposed presidential library for Theodore Roosevelt in the...

XSD Partners with NEFIN to Power Up Its Plant with Solar Energy in Malaysia

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 27 October 2020 - Integrated papermaking specialist, XSD International Paper Sdn Bhd ("XSD") announced that it has entered into a power purchase agreement ("PPA") w...