Dutch police find Netherlands' largest cocaine factory

Dutch police said on Tuesday they dismantled what they desribed as the largest cocaine laboratory in the Netherlands. The lab was located in a former riding school in Nijveen, located 120 kilometers ...

NBA playoff picture comes into a bit more focus

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The NBA playoff picture is getting a little clearer. Brooklyn secured one of the last two playoff spots in the Eastern Conference on Friday, defeating S...

Man beaten with bats over face mask dispute in Paris suburb

PARIS (AP) — A resident of a Paris suburb says he was beaten with baseball bats because he asked a fellow laundromat patron to wear a face mask – a requirement in all indoor public places in France to...

Brazil sets Olympic camp in Portugal due to pandemic at home

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil has set up its Olympic training camp in Rio ... Rio Maior that is, a relatively small Portuguese city of 21,000 residents outside Lisbon. The Olympic committe...

Photo of the Day: Dapper Taiwanese oldsters sport 'latest' in fashion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An octogenarian couple became the talk of Taiwan this week after photos of them wearing ensembles of discarded clothes from their customers went viral on social media. ...

Pompeo calls for united front against China as tensions soar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called China a threat to freedom and democracy worldwide as the U.S. ratcheted up pressure on its rival by ordering a Chinese consulate...

Days grow long at nursing homes as virus lockdowns drag on

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) — In the activity room, where birthdays were celebrated and Sunday services were held, the aquarium and its brightly colored tropical fish are the only signs of life. ...

Column: First summer camp, then a season like no other

The big sports news from Los Angeles this week — other than the sensational outfield play of clubhouse attendant Francisco “Chico” Herrera — was that the Dodgers will join some other teams and sell fa...

At the NBA restart, team equipment is a challenge to manage

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Rob Pimental spent a good amount of time thinking about everything the Miami Heat would need for what could be a three-month trip to Walt Disney World. ...

NBA teams at Disney had tough travel-party decisions to make

The 22 teams participating in the NBA restart were all at the Disney campus together for the first time Friday. None of them, however, made it to the Orlando, Florida, area with thei...

93 Local Companies Recognised at The 9th "Consumer Caring Scheme" and Emerged Stronger

Customer-Centricity Becoming More Important in Times of Adversity HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 9 July 2020 - Creating a seamless, consistent customer experience across physical & digital sp...

How Whirlpool Singapore Fuels Innovation for Everyday Living in the Age of Social Distancing

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 9 July 2020 - We live in the age of digitisation where technology continues to enhance productivity and efficiency across multiple aspects of life. Today, smart homes ar...

Malaysian palm oil giant hit with forced labor allegations

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An anti-trafficking organization has filed a petition to ban the importation of palm oil produced by one of the world’s largest suppliers, saying it found evidence of child and forc...

Trump-connected lobbyists reap windfall in COVID-19 boom

WASHINGTON (AP) — Forty lobbyists with ties to President Donald Trump helped clients secure more than $10 billion in federal coronavirus aid, among them five former administration officials whose work...

Amazon homeless shelter boosts unique program for sick kids

SEATTLE (AP) — After becoming homeless, Connie Wade realized she'd be missing something critical to care for her daughter. She and 12-year-old Emilyanne couldn't camp in a car or on ...