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Eased meat import rules to earn international trust: Tsai

The move by Taiwan to ease rules on pork and beef imports from the United States will help Taiwan build international trust, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Saturday. In a post on her Facebook pa...

Taiwan scraps age restrictions on US beef imports, allows US pork containing ractopamine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced Friday (Aug. 28) that the country would be dropping import restrictions on U.S. beef from cattle over 30 months old and on...

Brazil suspends beef exports to China due to 'mad cow' case

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil is suspending beef exports to China after confirming a case of "mad cow disease," describing it as an isolated instance with no evidence of any widespread outbreak. ...

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China

TOKYO (AP) — When President Donald Trump visits Japan, he'll be able to point to Tokyo's streets to drive home a sore point in trade relations between the allies: the absence of made-in-USA vehicles. ...

Taiwan emerges as the largest beef export market for Japan in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has emerged as the biggest beef export market for Japan in 2018, less than a year following the island’s resumption of beef imports from the Northeast Asian c...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2019. There are 308 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 26, 1...

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Northeastern US seeks to prevent arrival of deer disease

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Deer biologists across northern New England are dusting off their plans for dealing with a fatal disease that has been spreading across North America for a half-century and was ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2018. There are 308 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 26, 19...

China's largest online retailer to buy Montana beef

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — China's largest online retailer has agreed to buy $200 million worth of Montana beef over the next three years — equal to as many as 90,000 head of cattle — and potentially inve...

Taiwan receives the first delivery of Japanese beef after 16 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first shipment of Japanese beef to Taiwan after 16 years of being banned passed through the customs on Saturday in Taipei. Taiwan recently lifted its ban on Japanese b...

Taiwan to end ban on Japanese beef imports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 14-year ban on the import of beef from Japan, the Netherlands and Sweden over fears of mad cow disease is coming to an end, reports said Friday. On July 17, the Minis...

School board replaces ex-governor hopeful who trashed Obamas

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A school board in Buffalo, New York, has chosen a replacement for Carl Paladino, the one-time Republican gubernatorial candidate who came under fire after insulting the Obama fami...

The Latest: School board hopes ouster ends distractions

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York education commissioner's decision to remove one-time Republican candidate for New York governor Carl Paladino from the Buffalo school board (all times lo...

Ex-NY governor hopeful who insulted Obamas kicked off board

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — One-time Republican candidate for New York governor Carl Paladino, whose published insults of former President Barack Obama provoked a public uproar, was removed from Buffalo's sc...