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China's economic growth surged to 18.3% as activity revived

BEIJING (AP) — China’s economic growth surged to 18.3% over a year ago in the first quarter of 2021 after factory and consumer activity returned largely to normal following the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Customer Confidence Strengthened: Dachser Is Satisfied with the Year's Results

Virtually no dip in company revenue in 2020, the year blighted by Covid-19, with the strong second half offsetting the impact of the European lockdowns in April and May. Investments of EUR 190 million...

China's March exports rise 30.6% as global demand revives

BEIJING (AP) — China’s exports rose 30.6% over a year earlier in March as global demand revived despite the persisting coronavirus pandemic. Exports rose to $241 billion, deceleratin...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday April 3, the 93rd day of 2021. There are 272 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 3...

Suez Canal blockage adds to pressure points in global trade

Delays in freeing a mammoth container ship stuck in Egypt’s Suez Canal have highlighted still more pressure points in global trade, a year after supply chains were disrupted by the pandemic. ...

Venezuelan COVID patients increasingly seeking in-home care

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Chef Carlos Páez has a long and tough road ahead after a serious case of COVID-19 that required a constant supply of oxygen. He is showing improvement, but his health is stil...

CIFI’s total profit grew by 28.7% to RMB11.9 billion in 2020

CIFI Group Announces 2020 Annual Results Total profit grew by 28.7% to RMB11.9 billion exceeding RMB10 billion for the first timeCore net profit to equity owners of the Company increased by 16.3%...

Accelerating Women's Economic Empowerment Webinar: The post-COVID world offers new models of economic justice and empowerment for women

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 22 March 2021 - Organized by Taiwan's Foundation for Women's Rights Promotion and Development and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with support from the Taiwan Econ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, March 18, the 77th day of 2021. There are 288 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March...

US senators reintroduce bill backing Taiwan's inclusion in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two U.S. senators on Wednesday (March 17) reintroduced legislation supporting Taiwan's participation in the World Health Organization (WHO). Co-chairs of the Senate...

Taiwan, Pacific ally Palau to open travel bubble next month

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan and the Pacific nation of Palau will launch a travel bubble next month, allowing people to travel between the islands without a COVID-19 quarantine. Palau is one ...

New Zealand pushes to end global tariffs on virus supplies

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand is pushing for nations around the world to end tariffs on face masks, syringes and other supplies needed to battle the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Woman sentenced for selling nonsterile, fake medical mesh

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Florida woman convicted of selling counterfeit medical supplies that made it into the operating room of a Kentucky hospital during brain surgery has been sentenced to six month...

Chinese exports surge as global demand recovers from virus

BEIJING (AP) — China’s exports surged 60.6% over a year earlier in the first two months of 2021, after factories reopened and global demand started to recover from the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Rohingya: Relocated refugees say life was better at Cox's Bazar

Over the past several months, Bangladesh has transferred over 10,000 Rohingya refugees to a remote island, despite opposition from international aid agencies. The island, named "Bhasan Char"...