Taiwan premier promises AC installations in all primary and secondary schools by 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) announced Tuesday (July 7) that all public primary and secondary schools in Taiwan will be equipped with air conditioners by summer 2022 to gi...

Trout uncertain, All-Star Game off as MLB gets back on field

His N-95 mask squarely in place, Mike Trout stroked line drives, streaked around the bases and caught flyballs at Angel Stadium. The sport’s biggest star then let something drop — he’s not “comfortabl...

Taipei records 38.9 C, highest ever in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mercury hit 38.9°C in Taipei Monday afternoon (June 29), the hottest the Taiwanese capital has ever recorded in the month of June, according to the Central Weather...

The Arctic is on fire: Siberian heat wave alarms scientists

MOSCOW (AP) — The Arctic is feverish and on fire — at least parts of it are. And that’s got scientists worried about what it means for the rest of the world. The thermometer hit a...

The Arctic is on fire: Siberian heat wave alarms scientists

MOSCOW (AP) — The Arctic is feverish and on fire — at least parts of it are. And that’s got scientists worried about what it means for the rest of the world. The thermometer hit a li...

Taiwan may allow foreign travelers from island countries, not major cities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Health Minister and Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) revealed Sunday (June 21) that health officials have begun discussions about possibly...

Temperature hits 100 F degrees in Arctic Russian town

MOSCOW (AP) — A Siberian town with the world's widest temperature range has recorded a new high amid a heat wave that is contributing to severe forest fires. The temperature in Verk...

S. Taiwan farm culls 9,556 chickens infected with avian flu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 9,556 chickens on a farm in southern Taiwan's Changhua County were culled Sunday (June 21) after they were confirmed to have been infected with the highly p...

Heat advisory remains in place after Taipei hits 37.2 degrees

Several areas of Taiwan are expected to continue to experience hot weather until Tuesday (June 23), after Taipei recorded the island's highest temperature of 37.2 degrees Celsius Saturday (June 20...

Heat is on: Hectic NASCAR tests drained drivers at Homestead

MIAMI (AP) — Some fans will be back. Some flags will be gone. And after an exhausting few days, NASCAR is about to offer another daunting test at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The Cup Se...

German government to agree national hydrogen strategy

BERLIN (AP) — The German government is poised to agree Wednesday on a long-term strategy for increasing production and use of hydrogen as part of a plan to cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions. ...

Virus slows Dubai airport, world's busiest for global travel

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Perhaps nowhere is the world's lack of flights due to the coronavirus pandemic more clearly felt than at Dubai International Airport, for years the world's busiest f...

From battery performance to cyber and fire: Growth of electric cars comes with a host of new risks and claims scenarios for manufacturers, suppliers and insurers, Allianz warns

Government policies on climate change and consumer demand could see the number of electric cars reach 100 million by start of next decade compared with seven million today.China is the world's larg...

Pure Living launches the first Hong Kong-developed melt-blown fabric production machine to support the Hong Kong community

Pure Living masks received ASTM Level 1 certification HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 8 June 2020 - Pure Living, a Hong Kong-based chemical engineering company, has launched one-stop melt-blown ...

Heavy rain warning issued for 16 cities, counties across Taiwan

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Sunday evening issued a heavy rain advisory for 16 cities and counties across Taiwan, as a plum rain front approached the country. With the arrival of the front,...