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Taiwan funds civilian patrols to protect endangered leopard cats

The Council of Agriculture (COA) on Friday shared the results of a pilot program in central Taiwan's Nantou County, in which local residents can receive government grants to form patrols to help p...

Endangered leopard cat gives birth to 3 kittens at Taipei Zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A leopard cat gave birth to three kittens at Taipei Zoo, the first time in 20 years that such an event has occurred in captivity, the zoo said Wednesday (March 3). The ...

Borsalino looks ahead with cool bucket hats, baseball caps

MILAN (AP) — The fedora Humphrey Bogart wore in “Casablanca” may have secured Borsalino’s place in fashion and cinematic history, but it will be something like the cow-print bucket hat that will help ...

COVID offers Pakistan chance to focus on ecotourism

Pakistan has emerged as one of the most sought-after tourist destinations over the past few years. The South Asian nation topped several international travel lists such as Forbes' "The 10 coo...

Betty White, furry friends star in 50-year-old 'Pet Set'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On a TV show Betty White hosted 50 years ago, the perpetual charmer flirts with James Brolin, teases Della Reese and trades quips with Carol Burnett. But White app...

11 Chinese military planes intrude into Taiwan's ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 11 Chinese air force planes breached Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) Saturday (Feb. 20) and included another appearance of Xi'an JH-7 fi...

Snow leopard known for her 7 healthy cubs dies after cancer

CAPE MAY COUNTY, N.J. (AP) — A snow leopard that gained national attention for giving birth to seven cubs has died at 17 years old, a New Jersey zoo said Sunday. Himani, who reared f...

Taiwan's MND refutes rumors that training ammunition for self-developed gun is subpar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Sunday (Feb. 7) refuted rumors that the training ammunition for the 30-millimeter gun developed by the Armaments Burea...

Taiwan military debuts unmanned helicopter drone during attack drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The joint battalion of the Army’s 584th brigade on Tuesday (Jan. 19) debuted the military’s unmanned helicopter drone during a mock attack exercise. The Arm...

Taiwan's Military Police celebrate 89th anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Military Police Command celebrated its 89th anniversary on Saturday (Jan. 16). A special celebration event was held at the Military Police Command Center...

Taiwan’s military orders armor for its vehicles from bathroom brand HCG

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense will spend NT$226.65 million (US$8.08 million) on armor from HCG (和成欣業), a manufacturer of bathroom fixtures, for its armored vehicles, re...

Taiwan Army continues Lienyung exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Army on Thursday (Jan. 7) continued its Lienyung exercise (聯勇操演), which was launched in Pingtung the day before. The Army’s 269th mechanized infant...

Taiwan develops new variant of Clouded Leopard armored vehicle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Defense’s (MND) Armament Bureau has announced the development of a new variant of the Clouded Leopard armored vehicle, with two prototypes scheduled ...

Damage from border wall: blown-up mountains, toppled cactus

GUADALUPE CANYON, Ariz. (AP) — Work crews ignite dynamite blasts in the remote and rugged southeast corner of Arizona, forever reshaping the landscape as they pulverize mountaintops...

Snow leopard at Kentucky zoo tests positive for coronavirus

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A snow leopard at a Kentucky zoo is the first in the U.S. to test positive for the coronavirus, federal officials announced Friday. Two other snow leopards at ...