Ministry approves larger electric scooters for delivery service in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As rapid delivery services continue to expand across Taiwan, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) on Tuesday (Aug. 6) announced revisions to Taiwan&rsq...

S&P 500 plunges in worst loss of year as trade war escalates

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks plunged to their worst loss of the year Monday and investors around the world scrambled to sell on worries about how much President Donald Trump’s worsening tra...

Taiwan Coast Guard saves 13 from sinking freighter in Kinmen County waters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At approximately 6:00 p.m. on Friday (Aug. 2), a small freight ship preparing to unload cargo at Wuqiu’s (烏坵) northern wharf in Taiwan’s Kinmen County accident...

Mexico gas pipeline leak cause evacuation of 2,000

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A leak at a gas pipeline just north of Mexico City has led authorities to evacuate about 2,000 people. The leak sent plumes of gas billowing dozens of yards (meter...

Mexican newspaper closes print edition after attack

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A newspaper in the city of Parral in northern Mexico has decided to stop publishing its print edition after unidentified assailants tossed gasoline bombs at its office. ...

Mexico has stemmed growth in fuel theft, but problem remains

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say they've managed to stem the increase in illegal fuel pipeline taps, but the problem remains stubborn. The country's Public Safety Department ...

Average US price of gas down 2 cents per gallon to $2.81

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped by 2 cents per gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks to $2.81. Industry analyst Trilby Lun...

Fuming Egyptian man suspected of starting fire in Kaohsiung night market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Egyptian man was arrested early this morning (July 26) after he was suspected of starting a fire at the Rui Feng Night Market in Kaohsiung. At 2 a.m. this morning, the Zu...

'This is hell': Zimbabweans say economy is worse than ever

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Dadirai Tsvakai and her family have taken to combining dinner and breakfast - a meal they now eat just after midnight, if they are lucky to have a few hours of electricity. The...

Immigration agent gives up after man aided by neighbors

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An immigration agent gave up trying to arrest a Tennessee man who, aided by neighbors, refused to leave his vehicle for four hours. WTVF-TV reports an Immigra...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2019. There are 162 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 22, 1...

Reports say suspect in deadly Kyoto arson attack had grudge

TOKYO (AP) — Police were investigating Friday the gutted animation studio building in Kyoto where a man raging about theft set a fire that killed 33 people, crushing the hearts of comic fans in ...

Fuel prices to increase in coming week in Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan's two major fuel suppliers on Sunday announced increases in fuel prices for the coming week, citing tensions in the Middle East and a halt in oil drilling operations in the ...

Trump escapes blame for ethanol policy hurting corn farmers

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Midwest farmers and their Republican elected officials rarely miss a chance to shower President Donald Trump with praise when he takes actions they believe help agriculture, bu...

Dow Jones industrials cross 27,000 points for first time

(AP)--A turbulent day on Wall Street ended in the record books Thursday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed above 27,000 for the first time and the S&P 500 index hit another all-time high....