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Three migrants’ plans to work in Taiwan dashed by ham rolls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three foreigners entering Taiwan for the first time in order to work here were turned back after the country’s animal and plant quarantine authority seized ham from ...

Sanchez makes debut for Marseille in a 1-1 draw at Brest

Alexis Sanchez made his French league debut for Marseille but the veteran forward was unable to make a decisive impact in a 1-1 draw at Brest on Sunday. Sanchez joined from Inter Mil...

MATCHDAY: Tottenham-Chelsea in EPL; Real opens title defense

A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Sunday: ENGLAND Tottenham is seeking just a second victory at Stamford Bridge since the Premier League started in 1...

Spain: 1 killed when wind collapses parts of festival stage

MADRID (AP) — Part of a temporary concert stage collapsed in strong wind Saturday at an outdoor music festival in eastern Spain, killing one person and injuring dozens of others, regional authorities ...

Tropical Storm Meari hammers Japan with heavy rainfall, wind

TOKYO (AP) — Tropical Storm Meari unleashed heavy rains on Japan's main Honshu island as it headed northward Saturday toward the capital, Tokyo, according to Japanese weather officials. ...

Spain: Stage collapse at Medusa festival kills one person amid strong winds

One person died, and at least 40 others were injured when high winds caused parts of the main stage at a dance music festival in Spain to collapse on Saturday. Violent gusts of wind tore off parts of...

Tropical Storm Meari hammers Japan with heavy rainfall, wind

TOKYO (AP) — Tropical Storm Meari unleashed heavy rains on Japan's main Honshu island as it headed northward Saturday toward the capital, Tokyo, according to Japanese weather officials. ...

In ‘The Princess,’ a documentary on Diana flips the focus

The last thing the world needs, you might think, is another Princess Diana documentary. It’s a fair thought considering that almost 25 years after her death, her life and impact is s...

China pomelo ban will not affect Taiwan market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s ban on the import of pomelos from Taiwan will not have an impact on the domestic market for the fruit, Council of Agriculture (COA) Minister Chen Chi-chung (...

India at 75: How Hindu nationalism overshadows the promise of secularism

When India gained its independence from Britain in 1947, its founding fathers envisioned the newly free nation as a secular multicultural state. Over the next 75 years, the South Asian country has t...

Row boat capsizes in Indian river; 3 dead, 16 missing

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A large row boat taking villagers to a festival capsized in a flooded river in northern India on Thursday, leaving at least three people dead and 16 others missing, police said. ...

Taiwan funds food exports to counter China sanctions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) will spend NT$200 million (US$6.67 million) promoting Taiwan food exports to soften the impact of sanctions by China, reports said ...

Cancellation of Atlanta festival sparks new fight over guns

ATLANTA (AP) — Tens of thousands of Music Midtown festivalgoers are no longer going to descend on Atlanta’s massive Piedmont Park next month to cheer on hip-hop star Future or watch beloved rock band ...

Metallica, Mariah Carey headline Global Citizen NYC concert

NEW YORK (AP) — Metallica, Mariah Carey and The Jonas Brothers will headline a free concert in New York’s Central Park next month marking the 10th anniversary of the Global Citizen Festival organized ...

Four-day hot air balloon festival in central Taiwan kicks off Aug. 25

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The second Taichung hot air balloon festival will take place at Tu-Niou Sports Park (土牛運動公園) in Shigang District from Aug. 25-28. The Taichung Civil Affairs Bureau said...