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Taiwan study flags microplastics in dried fish across Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Microplastics have been found in dried fish products across Asia, including in Taiwan, according to a study by National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU). The team, compri...

Thai man arrested in south Taiwan after sausages infected with ASF intercepted in mail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Thai man is in legal trouble after the sausages his girlfriend mailed him from his home country was found to be infected with the African swine fever (ASF) virus. The...

World Food Prize goes to nutrition expert for fish research

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A nutrition expert who pioneered innovative ways of raising fish rich in micronutrients and fatty acids and incorporating them into diets in developing countries was named the ...

Survivor of forced labor in Japan seeks true apology

South Korean courts have judged that Japanese companies must pay compensation to people who were used as forced laborers during World War II. Japanese leaders insist that the issues have already been...

Former NBA lottery pick saw wave of Nigerian players coming

Fifteen years after Ike Diogu was a first-round NBA draft pick, Nigerians are setting records. Diogu was the lone Nigerian-American among a group of international players selected ba...

Palm oil labor abuses linked to world’s top brands, banks

PENINSULAR, Malaysia (AP) — Jum’s words tumble out over the phone, his voice growing ever more frantic. Between sobs, he says he’s trapped on a Malaysian plantation run by government...

On the edge of America, census begins a tiny Alaska town

TOKSOOK BAY, Alaska (AP) — There are no restaurants in Toksook Bay, Alaska. No motels or movie theater, either. There also aren't any factories. Or roads. But the first Americans to ...

Arrows and smartphones: daily life of Amazon Tembe tribe

ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS RESERVE, Brazil (AP) — They hunt with bows and arrows, fish for piranhas and gather wild plants, while some watch soap operas on TV or check the internet on phones inside tha...

Arrows and smartphones: daily life of Amazon Tembe tribe

ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS RESERVE, Brazil (AP) — They hunt with bows and arrows, fish for piranhas and gather wild plants, while some watch soap operas on TV or check the internet on phones inside tha...

Alaska Native girl leads animated kids TV show in US first

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Princess Daazhraii Johnson grew up eating dried salmon and moose-head soup — foods labeled weird by other kids who had no understanding of her culture and traditions. ...

First US children's series with Alaska Native lead kicks off

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Princess Daazhraii Johnson grew up eating dried salmon and moose-head soup — foods labeled weird by other kids who had no understanding of her culture and traditio...

Aid finally reaches Zimbabwe village 12 days after cyclone

MACHONGWE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Surprised members of a cyclone-hit community in Zimbabwe paused from retrieving and burying their dead to welcome the first humanitarian aid from the outside world as it arr...

Manny Pacquiao talks about his career at breakfast

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Manny Pacquiao can put away the food for a fighter who started off his career at 98 pounds. He showed that Monday when PodcastOne Sports Now co-hosts Tim Dahlberg and Jim Litke join...

Breakfast with Manny Pacquiao on a rainy day in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Breakfast at Manny Pacquiao's house began with a silent prayer, followed by more silence around the big dining room table as his massive entourage waited for the fighter to take the...

Dining Russian-style at the World Cup

MOSCOW (AP) — For many fans of food and football, a World Cup in Russia is unfamiliar territory. Russian cuisine has a reputation for being stodgy, unimaginative fare. While that may...