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Three migrants’ plans to work in Taiwan dashed by ham rolls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three foreigners entering Taiwan for the first time in order to work here were turned back after the country’s animal and plant quarantine authority seized ham from ...

AP PHOTOS: Stargazers watch meteors at ancient Turkish site

ADIYAMAN, Turkey (AP) — Stargazers gathered to watch the Perseid meteor shower among ancient statues atop Mount Nemrut in southeastern Turkey. Hundreds spent the night at the UNESCO...

Cartoon of the Day: Foreign media fearmongering vs. Taiwanese tranquility

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Swedish cartoonist created this illustration to contrast the sensationalistic coverage by foreign media of China's military exercises wi...

Video shows Ikea shoppers in China flee sudden COVID lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced over the weekend showing shoppers at an Ikea in Shanghai frantically trying to flee to the exits when word broke that a flash COVID lockdown would be launch...

'Comfort women' history urged to be archived in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Taipei Women’s Rescue Foundation urged the government to add the history of “comfort women” to Academia Historica’s archives and the national cur...

Taiwan tracks 30 Chinese military aircraft, 5 ships around country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) tracked 30 Chinese military aircraft and 5 ships around the country as of 5 p.m. on Monday (Aug. 15). Of the 30 People...

EXPLAINER: Why US lawmakers' Taiwan trips keep riling China

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taiwan is high on the summer travel list for U.S. members of Congress on their August recess this year, as U.S. lawmakers make a point of asserting American support for the self-gove...

‘Don’t Say Gay’ law confuses some Florida schools

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Some Florida schools have moved library books and debated changing textbooks in response to a law critics call “Don’t Say Gay” — and some teachers have worried that family pic...

Death toll in fireworks depot blast in Armenia reaches 7

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The death toll in a fireworks storage explosion in Armenia’s capital has risen to seven, officials said Monday, as rescuers combed through wreckage hunting for victims. ...

Prince Harry, Meghan to visit UK, Germany next month

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will visit the U.K. next month for the first time since they returned for Queen Elizabeth II 's Platinum Jubilee celebrations. ...

New camping facilities at Gaomei Wetland in central Taiwan to open in October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New camping facilities at Gaomei Wetland in Taichung City will start operations in October, allowing campers the pleasure of enjoying beautiful sunsets while camping, acco...

Taiwan fights rampant tea adulteration with traceability system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The agricultural authorities announced Monday (Aug. 15) that domestically-grown tea products will be subject to a traceability system soon as part of a crackdown on counte...

Erwin Olaf's retrospective show “Perfect Moment–Incomplete World” opens in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (NTMoFA) is showcasing the Dutch modern artist and photographer Erwin Olaf’s series of works, which span four decades, until ...

9 Taiwanese rescued from Cambodian human trafficking ring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nine Taiwanese victims of a human trafficking operation in Cambodia arrived safely in Taiwan on Sunday (Aug. 14). The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB), in conjunctio...

Police: 2 dead after SUV crashes into N. Carolina restaurant

WILSON, N.C. (AP) — A sport utility vehicle crashed into a North Carolina fast-food restaurant on Sunday, killing two sibling customers, police said. The single-vehicle crash occurr...