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Slovenian parliamentarians call for Taiwan's inclusion in Interpol

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A number of members of the Slovenian National Assembly on Wednesday (Nov. 24) signed a letter supporting Taiwan’s inclusion in the International Criminal Police Orga...

Taiwan lawmaker 'very worried' about COVID cases coming from China over LNY

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese lawmaker on Wednesday (Nov. 3) expressed concerns that the loosened quarantine protocol for Lunar New Year should be reconsidered for Taiwanese returning from ...

Philippines' Duterte threatens to punish officials for slow pace of COVID-19 vaccinations

MANILA, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday that local government officials will be punished for falling behind their targets for COVID-19 vaccinations as the cou...

Government says profiteering will not be tolerated as inflation climbs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) has warned against profiteering as prices continue to climb. The Legislative Yuan convened for a meeting on the issue on Thursday (Oct. 21)...

Chinese official urges virus screening for wildlife

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior Chinese health official is calling for large-scale virus testing of wildlife to prevent potential outbreaks of such epidemics as COVID-19. Gao Fu (高福), a membe...

Mainland Affairs Council blasts China's ban on Taiwan wax, sugar apples

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Sunday (Sept. 19) expressed strong dissatisfaction with China’s decision to stop importing Taiwanese sugar and wax a...

Taiwan's FM condemns 'hostile' fruit import ban from China

BEIJING (AP) — Taiwan's foreign minister said Sunday that a new tropical fruit import ban by China was a “hostile move”, amid souring relations between the two governments. Chinese c...

China to halt shipments of sugar apples, wax apples from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The General Administration of Customs of China issued a notice on Sunday (Sept. 19) stating that it will stop all imports of sugar apples and wax apples from Taiwan after ...

The EU's 4 persistent problems still dogging the bloc

The findings of a recent Eurobarometer survey, commissioned by the European Union itself, are clear: Citizens in the bloc believe that the main issues it should be addressing are climate change, the C...

World Copper Reports 426 Million Tonne Oxide Copper Resource at Redefined Escalones Project

Vancouver, British Columbia - Newsfile Corp. - August 23, 2021 - World Copper Ltd. (TSXV: WCU) (OTCQB: WCUFF) ("World Copper" or the "Company") - announces that it has received an updated mineral reso...

Why are sanctions against Belarus not more effective?

Dictators like to win elections. In the past 27 years, Alexander Lukashenko has stood for election six times, and each time he was victorious. Or supposedly victorious, that is, in what has been widel...

Why the world depends on India's vaccine production to beat COVID

India is a world leader in vaccine manufacturing, and Indian pharmaceutical companies supply more than 50% of global demand for different vaccines needed for global immunization problems. Before COVI...

Potential Impact of Takeda's Dengue Vaccine Candidate Reinforced by Long-Term Safety and Efficacy Results

Takeda's dengue vaccine candidate (TAK-003) prevented 83.6% of hospitalizations and 62.0% of dengue illness overall, with no identified important safety risks through three years following vaccinati...

India: Deadly 'black fungus' surges among COVID-19 patients

India has ordered stricter surveillance of a rare fungal disease affecting COVID-19 patients, authorities announced Thursday. India's capital New Delhi will also set up special hospital wards to ...

Internal emails reveal WHO knew of sex abuse claims in Congo

BENI, Congo (AP) — When Shekinah was working as a nurse’s aide in northeastern Congo in January 2019, she said, a World Health Organization doctor offered her a job investigating Ebola cases at double...