Trump, Biden trips illustrate Electoral College calculations

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) — With Election Day just three weeks away, President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden concentrated Tuesday on battleground states both see as critical to clin...

Trump shifts focus to Pennsylvania to shore up reelection

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign has grown increasingly focused on making inroads in Pennsylvania to offset potential vulnerabilities in other battlegrounds. ...

Herbalife Nutrition Survey Reveals Asia Pacific Consumers Have a Clear Vision for Healthy Aging, But Fear of Illness Due to Lower Immunity Topped List of Aging-Related Worries

Survey reveals that less than three in 10 Asia Pacific consumers are confident in their ability to age healthily HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 24 September 2020 - Premier global nutrition comp...

Taiwan’s population decline has started two years early: NDC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s population has started to decline two years early, causing the country to reach the projected phase of a super-aged society by 2025, the National Developmen...

Moody’s sees sharp rebound for Taiwan's GDP growth in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic is likely to force Taiwan’s economic growth down to 0.2 percent for 2020, it is likely to rebound sharply to 3.7 percent in 2021...

In virus-hit South Korea, AI monitors lonely elders

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In a cramped office in eastern Seoul, Hwang Seungwon points a remote control toward a huge NASA-like overhead screen stretching across one of the walls. Wi...

Japan's growth drops amid pandemic, worse times likely ahead

TOKYO (AP) — Japan plunged into recession in the first quarter as the coronavirus pandemic battered manufacturing, exports and spending, and economists expect worse damage lies ahead. ...

Israeli survivors remember Holocaust amid virus quarantine

JERUSALEM (AP) — With the global coronavirus pandemic ravaging the elderly, Israel’s aging population of Holocaust survivors finds itself on the country’s annual Holocaust Remembrance Day this year mu...

Taiwan needs to prepare its aging population for next pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After more than two months of upheaval, the world has now understood how transmissible and deadly the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) is, especially for the elderly, who appe...

S. Taiwan township moves to protect aging population from virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A township in southern Taiwan known for its aboriginal culture and mountainous scenery will begin checking visitors’ temperatures in order to protect its vulnerable ...

In drastic step, Italy shuts most factories to halt virus

Soave, Italy (AP) — Italy has become the first western developed nation to idle most of its industry to halt the spread of the coronavirus, in a potential cautionary tale for other governments, such a...

Taiwan needs new blood for economic growth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is enjoying the demographic dividend of economic growth resulting from a shift in the population age structure, but an increasingly aged population could be bad for...

Q&A: What did the Fed do Monday and who will it help?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve took several aggressive steps Monday to support an economy ravaged by the effects of the coronavirus. The amount of money involved is huge and the Fed's ambitions...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. BIDEN HAS ANOTHER BIG PRIMARY NIGHT The former vice president wins Michigan...

Italy passes 10,000 infections as clusters spur worry in US

ROME (AP) — Expanding clusters of the new coronavirus were eyed warily Wednesday as the outbreak upended daily life and reshaped everything from the United States presidential race to Pope Franc...