Refusing to concede, Trump blocks cooperation on transition

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration threw the presidential transition into tumult on Monday, Attorney General William Barr authorizing the Justice Department to probe allegations of voter fraud...

Foodpanda, southern Taiwan city team up to roll out reusable food containers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan has joined hands with foodpanda to introduce reusable take-out containers for food delivery services in a bid to reduce the use of throwaway tableware. The trial...

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...

Air pollution from China to cover north Taiwan before moving south: EPA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Tropical Storm Atsani moved away from south Taiwan, polluted air from China was expected to hit northern regions of the island Sunday (Nov. 8), according to the Environ...

Experts: Police brutality, racism pushing Black anxiety

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — The events of 2020 already had Eddie Hall on edge. Then, the troubles of a nation in turmoil landed on Hall's doorstep in suburban Detroit in September when raci...

US Paris climate pact exit, vote may dictate how world warms

What happens on election day will to some degree determine how much more hot and nasty the world’s climate will likely get, experts say. The day after the presidential election, the ...

The 10th Citi-HKCSS Community Intern Program Cultivates Corporate Social Responsibility in Future Leaders

76 Business University Students Completed the Internships in 40 local NGOs HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 1 November 2020 - The 2020 Citi-Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) Community Int...

Study: 1 to 2 million tons of US plastic trash goes astray

More than a million tons a year of America's plastic trash isn't ending up where it should. The equivalent of as many as 1,300 plastic grocery bags per person is landing in places such as oceans and r...

Taiwan bans recreational use of laughing gas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) on Friday (Oct. 30) listed nitrous oxide as a controlled substance and said any recreational use of the psychoactive drug...

Trump tests limits as Cabinet members fan out to key states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos planned a “Moms for Trump” rally in her home state of Michigan. The Department of Homeland Security's top official was in Texas to celebrate completio...

NAACP files suit against Trump's diversity training order

New York (AP) — Three civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging President Donald Trump's executive order that restricts federal agencies, as well as contractors and grant recipients, fr...

Greenpeace wants Taiwan to go carbon neutral by 2050

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Environmentalist organization Greenpeace wants Taiwan to follow the examples of Japan and South Korea in setting 2050 as its deadline for carbon neutrality, reports said W...

US Coast Guard to deter illegal Chinese fishing in Western Pacific

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States is dispatching Coast Guard cutters to the Western Pacific to help deter the illicit activities of China's fishing fleet, the largest in the world, wh...

Russia: Toxic algae blamed for death of marine life

The mass death of sea creatures off the coast of Russia's far-eastern Kamchatka region was caused by a bloom of toxic algae, the country's top environmental official said Friday. The response...

Chinese air pollution to blow into Taiwan on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is predicting orange Air Quality Index (AQI) warnings across much of the country as air pollution drifts down from China on Frida...