Taiwan to attract R&D investment by foreign memory chip makers: Bloomberg

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government plans to spend NT$10 billion (US$335 million) to persuade foreign memory chip makers to open research and development facilities in Taiwan, the Bloomberg ne...

Taiwan company boss jailed after robbing gas station to pay staff

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man running a cleaning business in Taoyuan, Taiwan, is to receive a reduced prison sentence of three years and six months for a gas station robbery, after judges learned...

NCKU to open Taiwan's first school of computing

TAINAN (Taiwan News) — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) held a groundbreaking ceremony for its billion-dollar research center on Wednesday morning (June 3) and announced the establishment o...

Food and beverage (F&B) businesses to speed their digital transformation with digital marketing programme subsidised by Enterprise Singapore

Programme run by PSB Academy and subsidised by Enterprise Singapore, small and medium (SME) F&B businesses can now arm their staff with a suite of skills in promoting on essential platforms like G...

The Latest: OSU linebacker tests positive following protest

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Oklahoma State linebacker Amen Ogbongbemiga says he tested positive for COVID-...

Safe: Bowling Green baseball saved by donors after being cut

CLEVELAND (AP) — Thrown out, Bowling Green baseball is now safe. The school said Tuesday it is immediately reinstating its baseball program, which had been dropped last month due to ...

UN appeal for urgent Yemen aid falls $1B short amid virus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A United Nations appeal Tuesday for countries to fund emergency aid in Yemen, where more than five years of war have collapsed the country's health care system, rais...

US court orders Iran, Syria liable for attacks in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — A U.S. court has ruled that Iran and Syria are liable for compensation for American citizens wounded and killed in a series of attacks by Palestinians in Israel, including the killing...

Census temporarily closes some field offices due to unrest

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau says it has temporarily closed offices in several cities as a precaution as cities grapple with unrest following the death of George Floyd in police custody...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s move to quit WHO cites flawed facts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spread a number of false and misleading claims about the World Health Organization in announcing his decision to cut U.S. ties with the agency over the coronav...

Nearly 26,000 COVID deaths in nursing homes spur inspections

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 26,000 nursing home residents have died from COVID-19, the government reported Monday, as federal officials demanded states carry out more inspections and vowed higher fines f...

Census hits milestone as states worry about deadline switch

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Facing unprecedented challenges from a pandemic, the U.S. Census Bureau on Monday reported reaching its predicted goal for households answering the 2020 census questionnaire on th...

UN forced to cut aid to Yemen, even as virus increases need

CAIRO (AP) — Aid organizations are making an urgent plea for funding to shore up their operations in war-torn Yemen, saying they have already been forced to stop some of their work even as the coronav...

World Bank: Palestinian economy could shrink by 11%

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian economy could shrink by as much as 11% in the coming year as the coronavirus pandemic inflicts yet another blow to the Palestinian Authority's already shaky finances, ...

Liberal Warsaw mayor injects suspense into presidential vote

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Childhood actor. Pro-democracy activist. Avid supporter of the European Union and LGBT rights. Warsaw’s liberal mayor Rafal Trzaskowski made a late entry in Pol...