Chunghwa Post celebrates 120th anniversary in Taipei

Taipei, March 18 (CNA) Chunghwa Post Co. celebrated its 120th anniversary in Taipei on Friday, by holding activities to honoroutstanding employees and by releasing sets of commemorative stamps. ...

AP WAS THERE: Pope John Paul II arrives in Cuba

HAVANA (AP) -- EDITOR'S NOTE: On Jan. 21, 1998, Pope John Paul II became the first Catholic pontiff to visit Cuba, and more than 20 AP writers, editors, photographers and TV staffers arrived to cover ...

Taiwan's century-old postal service reinventing itself

By Lee Hsin-Yin, CNA staff reporter "When I put on the green uniform, I can feel the trust that people have in me," said Du Wan-yi, a 63-year-old postman who works in New Taipei City. ...

Postman dies of heart attack on Miaoli mail route

Taipei, April 1 (CNA) A long-serving postman suffered a heart attack while he was making his rounds in Miaoli on Tuesday and was declared dead on arrival at a hospital in the northern county, police...

Balotelli's Back: Striker returns to spotlight with big goal

Scoring a first English Premier League goal for your club to win a crucial match against one of your big rivals would arouse outward feelings of relief and elation in most players.Not Mario Balotelli....

Postman faces prosecution for dumping mail down a cliff

Taipei, Jan. 20 (CNA) A postman in Hualien County has admitted to getting rid of tens thousands of mail items over the past three years to reduce his workload, a prosecutor said Tuesday. The of...

In small-town India, a monument to love

KASER KALAN, India (AP) -- Light pours in when the retired postman opens the window to his bedroom. A withered old poster filled with flowers appears out of the shadows. "Love is enough," the poster s...

Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA:AFGHANISTANKABUL, Afghanistan -- The U.S. and NATO ceremonially end their combat mission in Afghanistan, 13 years after the Sept. 11 terror attacks sparked their invasion of the country to topple...

In small-town India, a monument to love

KASER KALAN, India (AP) -- Light pours in when the retired postman opens the window to his bedroom. A withered old poster filled with flowers appears out of the shadows. "Love is enough," the poster s...