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Taipei City aces COVID-19 response with smart technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the push for smart city programs around the world, the Taipei City Government’s rebranded digital pass enables a quick vaccination appointment and, in the near fu...

Foreign children with Taiwan APRC eligible for NT$10,000 subsidy until Sept. 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) announced Monday (Aug. 16) that parents of foreign children who have permanent residence in Taiwan have until Sept. 30 to access a COVID re...

Bybit Brings Annual Trading Competition World Series of Trading (WSOT) 2021 to the Next Level With Record $7.5M Prize Pool

4.9x bigger prize pool than last year at up to 7.5m USDT & NFT additionLargest WSOT donation to UNICEF at $400,000 in BTC SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 16 August 2021 - The summer games of cr...

Indonesia set for first GDP growth in five quarters, new virus wave hurts outlook: Reuters poll

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia is expected to report this week an economic growth of more than 6% in the second quarter, but a new wave of COVID-19 cases, which started to hit in June, is clouding the ...

Robotic police dogs: Useful hounds or dehumanizing machines?

HONOLULU (AP) — If you’re homeless and looking for temporary shelter in Hawaii’s capital, expect a visit from a robotic police dog that will scan your eye to make sure you don’...

Taiwan India Friendly Association donates 180,000 masks to 14 Indian states

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A charity organized by Indians living in Taiwan has been able to donate 180,000 masks, among other medical supplies, to 14 states in India hit hard by the pandemic. The...

Business Highlights: Amazon's 'keys,' jobless claims

___ Amazon’s mission: Getting a ‘key’ to your apartment building NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is pushing landlords around the country to give its drivers the ability to u...

Southwest, American post 2Q profits as air travel picks up

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and Southwest Airlines both posted second-quarter profits on Thursday thanks to generous federal pandemic relief that covers most of their labor costs. ...

US airlines say COVID-19 variants aren't hurting bookings

Rising concern about the fast-spreading delta variant of COVID-19 is creating turbulence for the stocks of big travel companies, but airline executives say they don’t see any slowdown in ticket sales,...

Travel stocks roar back a day after virus-fueled sell-off

Travel stocks bounced back Tuesday, a day after jitters over rising coronavirus cases caused a broad market slump that hit airlines, cruise lines and hotels especially hard. In midda...

Airlines, cruise lines and hotel stocks fall on virus fears

Air travel in the United States hit another pandemic-era record over the weekend as vacationers jammed airports, but shares of airlines, cruise lines, hotels and almost anything else related to travel...

Stocks sink, yields tumble as virus fears circle the world

NEW YORK (AP) — From Wall Street to Sydney, stocks are sinking Monday amid worries the pandemic is worsening in hotspots around the world. The S&P 500 fell 1.6% in the first half...

Stocks end a wobbly week lower, breaking 3-week win streak

Wall Street ended a milestone-setting week on a down note Friday, as stocks closed lower and the S&P 500 index posted its first weekly loss in four weeks. The benchmark index fe...

As stock prices peak, markets begin to fear looming threats

NEW YORK (AP) — With the U.S. economy humming, corporate profits flowing and stock prices peaking, investors on Wall Street are beginning to pose an anxious question: Is it all downhill from here? ...

Biden pitches huge budget, says Dems will 'get a lot done'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden made a quick foray to the U.S. Capitol hunting support for his multitrillion-dollar agenda of infrastructure, health care and other programs, a potential landmark...