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Travel is back: Dubai airport logs busiest quarter in years

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai International Airport, the world's busiest for international travel, reported on Thursday it handled over 13.6 million passengers in the first three months of ...

Dubai delivery workers go on second rare strike this month

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Food-delivery workers protesting meager pay and inadequate protections have walked off the job across Dubai, their company confirmed Tuesday, marking the second stri...

New Pakistan PM on 1st trip to Saudi amid political division

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pakistan's newly elected prime minister was visiting Saudi Arabia Friday on his first foreign trip since taking office, an attempt to boost economic relations with t...

In shadow of war, Russians, Ukrainians mark Easter in UAE

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Hundreds of Russians and Ukrainians alike crowded into the only Russian Orthodox Church on the Arabian Peninsula on Sunday to celebrate the most important Christia...

How to beat rising living costs in Taiwan: Expat finance guru

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid rising inflation, a weakening Taiwan dollar, and climbing housing prices, the cost of living in Taiwan, like many parts of the world, is on the rise. This is espec...

Living with the enemy? Ukrainians and Russians find common ground in Germany

For a short time every Friday evening, the world feels orderly once again at the Mayer family's home. For two hours there will be no news about the war, no pictures of dead civilians and no sad th...

Taiwan is clearly worthy of diplomatic recognition: William Stanton

The world is not just In a world operating on ethical principles, where justice and good would always prevail, there would be no question about whether the United States should formally recognize T...

UK Shark House owner dismayed at getting protected status

LONDON (AP) — The 25-foot tall (7.6 meter) sculpture of a shark crashing through the roof of Magnus Hanson-Heine’s house in rural Oxford, England, is now a protected landmark — and he’s not happy abou...

Israel president on 1st visit to UAE amid regional tension

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Israel’s figurehead president met the powerful crown prince of Abu Dhabi on Sunday on the first official visit to the United Arab Emirates by the country’s head of s...

Taiwan VP stops in San Francisco before heading home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) arrived in San Francisco on Friday (Jan. 28) after attending Honduran President Xiomara Castro’s inauguration on Thursday. Upon ...

'Why should I leave?' — expats in Ukraine not rushing to depart

Jens Daessler is not in a hurry. "I have a phone full of messages," says the German business coach with a weary smile, most of them from friends and relatives asking if he plans to leave his...

Party-hard Dubai ponders new workweek debate: When's brunch?

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Friday will never be the same again. For those with means in Dubai, the former first day of the weekend carried a gluttonous party tradition — an ...

In ‘Watcher,’ a stalker thriller with a female gaze

An American woman moves to Bucharest with her partner and begins to suspect she’s being stalked in “Watcher,” a stylish, unnerving thriller that premiered Friday at the Sundance Film Festival. ...

Giving thanks for the past year in Taiwan and best wishes for the new year

Global problems persist… As we enter a new year, it is easy to be grim about the future. The continuing COVID-19 plague, ongoing PRC belligerence toward Taiwan and others, the Russian threat...

Japanese expats in Taiwan gear up for potential cross-strait conflict

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese expatriates in Taiwan may have to organize their evacuation in the event of a cross-strait conflict as China steps up its military pressure. Kyodo News reporte...