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Buy cakes at FamilyMart and help Taiwan's strays

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — FamilyMart has kicked off a campaign to help sheltered animals in Taiwan that are facing an acute food shortage due to the drop in aid amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Membe...

Chinese netizens interpret order to stockpile food as sign war with Taiwan imminent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese cyberspace lit up this week with rumors that war with Taiwan was imminent after a communiqué on Tuesday (Nov. 2) from China’s Ministry of Commerce dir...

UK petrol stations run out of fuel as panic buying sets in

Britain's Petrol Retaillers Association said that two-thirds of gas stations it represents had run out of fuel on Sunday. Panic buying exacerbated a supply crisis triggered by a post-Brexit short...

Torrential rain threatens dog shelter in Taiwan's Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With torrential rain causing flooding in southern Taiwan, a shelter for stray dogs in Tainan has lost much of its food reserves to rising water levels, reports said Thursd...

From Creating a Zero Hunger Future, To Reimagining Health and Wellbeing with AI

Students’ Unlimited Creativity Unveiled in ‘Master Code’ Award and Kick-off CeremoniesHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 28 June 2021 - Since 2016, Hong Kong Education City (EdCity) and Microsoft have ...

Pandemic pets are a 'furry annuity,' says Petco CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — Yummy, a 12-year-old Labrador retriever, is in Petco's San Diego offices so much he has his own title. “We call him the chief dog officer,” says CEO Ron Coughlin, th...

In Tigray, food is often a weapon of war as famine looms

ABI ADI, Ethiopia (AP) — First the Eritrean soldiers stole the pregnant woman’s food as she hid in the bush. Then they turned her away from a checkpoint when she was on the verge of labor. ...

In Tigray, food is often a weapon of war as famine looms

ABI ADI, Ethiopia (AP) — First the Eritrean soldiers stole the pregnant woman’s food as she hid in the bush. Then they turned her away from a checkpoint when she was on the verge of labor. ...

In Tigray, food is often a weapon of war as famine looms

ABI ADI, Ethiopia (AP) — First the Eritrean soldiers stole the pregnant woman’s food as she hid in the bush. Then they turned her away from a checkpoint when she was on the verge of labor. ...

In Ethiopia camp, displaced Tigrayans live with hunger, fear

MEKELE, Ethiopia (AP) — The memories are so painful that Birhanu Haile sometimes forgets to eat. He is one of thousands of ethnic Tigrayans clinging to a marginal existence after fl...

Coronavirus exacerbates India's hunger problem

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a food shortage in India, disrupting local, regional and national food supply chains. "The food stress existed long before the start of the pandemic. It has now ...

Some gardeners in a pickle over scarce canning supplies

MARSHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — It’s the time of year when gardeners are turning their ripe tomatoes into sauces and salsas and cucumbers into pickles. But a boom in gardening and preparing food at home during...

China facing food shortage after months of flooding, infestations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Chairman Xi Jinping's call for an end to food waste is a sign that the communist country is facing a shortage of grains and pork after months of flooding, inse...

International buyers fearing food shortage sign MOU with Taiwan farmers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to set off panic buying around the world, many international customers have reached out to Taiwanese farmers in hope...

AP Exclusive: AT&T under pressure to defy Maduro's censors

MIAMI (AP) — Last April, as a military uprising roiled Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro’s socialist government ordered pay TV providers to immediately cease transmission of CNN and the BBC. ...