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Name and shame policy has no place in free and democratic Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The Kaohsiung City Government Transportation Bureau on April 28 publicly named and shamed five individuals who had been convicted of repeat drunk driving offenses in th...

Chinese IUU fishing is destabilizing maritime security

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The outbreak of COVID-19 seriously disrupted global food distribution networks and, as the world transitions through the pandemic recovery, it is more critical than ever t...

COVID and the coup: Myanmar in the grip of double crisis

About four months before the third wave of the coronavirus struck Myanmar, killing hundreds of people daily, Soe Moe Naung (name changed), a businessman, posted on social media that he and his family ...

Activist accuses climate conference organizers of censorship

BERLIN (AP) — A Ugandan activist has accused organizers of a virtual climate conference of trying to censor her speech, in which she criticized world leaders for failing to do enough to curb global wa...

With Trump silent, reprisals for hacks may fall to Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — All fingers are pointing to Russia as the source of the worst-ever hack of U.S. government agencies. But President Donald Trump, long wary of blaming Moscow for cyberattacks, has so ...

Russia, China block release of UN report criticizing Russia

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia and China blocked the official release of a report by U.N. experts on Libya that accused its warring parties and their international backers -- including Russia -- of viol...

In shaming 90-year-old rider, anti-doping earns a black eye

With each pedal-stroke of his 80- and now 90-year-old legs, Carl Grove sought to show his fellow Americans that old age can be rich and rewarding. His bike is his soapbox. As time ca...

Miro Sorvino urges #MeToo to do more than 'name and shame'

NEW YORK (AP) — Mira Sorvino believes the key to eradicating sexual misconduct lies more in preventative education than in "naming and shaming" the perpetrators. The Oscar-winning ac...

EU taking 8 jurisdictions off its tax haven blacklist

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is taking eight countries and jurisdictions off its tax avoidance blacklist after they made commitments to meet EU requirements. Barbados, Grenada,...

In rare visit, UN expert pleads with Venezuela

GENEVA (AP) — An independent expert for the U.N.'s top human rights body said Tuesday that he pleaded with Venezuela's government to release more than 20 people in custody and is optimistic other U.N....