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New Taipei’s Mega City to become first department store to offer vaccinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mega City in New Taipei City’s Banqiao District is likely to become the first department store in north Taiwan to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to the public next ...

Laos opens railway to China as debt to Beijing rises

BEIJING (AP) — After a blessing by Buddhist monks, Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh on Friday rode the first run of a $5.9 billion Chinese-built railway that links isolated, mountainous Laos with...

Taiwan's PX Mart could offer COVID vaccinations as soon as next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — PX Mart could begin COVID vaccinations at its stores across Taiwan as soon as next week, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC). During a press confere...

Laos-China railway to launch as debt to Beijing mounts

BEIJING (AP) — Laos, a nation of 7 million people wedged between China, Vietnam and Thailand, is opening a $5.9 billion Chinese-built railway that links China's poor southwest to foreign markets but p...

Train kills 2 elephants walking on track in northeast India

GAUHATI, India (AP) — A passenger train has hit and killed two wild elephants in northeastern India’s Assam state, authorities said Wednesday. “The two adult elephants were walking o...

Steel bar falls from railway construction site, hits passing train in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A steel bar falling from a railway construction project hit a passing Taroko Express train in New Taipei City, but nobody was injured, reports said Wednesday (Dec. 1). ...

Taiwan police interrogate train passenger for allegedly making death threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police pulled a man off a train in Chiayi County after he allegedly threatened to kill people, reports said Tuesday (Nov. 30). The incident occurred around 10 a.m. on a...

Asian leaders at economic summit vow to help Afghanistan

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — The leaders of several Asian countries called for boosting their economic ties and pledged to provide assistance to Afghanistan during a summit in Turkmenistan on Sunday....

Putin: Talks with Armenia, Azerbaijan leaders 'constructive'

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said the talks he hosted in southern Russia Friday with the leaders of regional rivals Armenia and Azerbaijan were “constructive” and produced a series o...

Taiwan’s Hualien shifts focus to accessible tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first group of visitors with disabilities arrived in Hualien on Thursday (Nov. 25) as part of the eastern county’s effort to promote accessible travel. The 10...

More than 2,000 people rally in Belgrade against new laws

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Thousands rallied in central Belgrade on Wednesday against the populist government's policies that protesters say favor interests of foreign investors over those of the Balkan ...

Fed's Powell will aim to win a high-stakes bet in 2nd term

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell gambled last year that his ultra-low rate policies would help revive an economy that had sunk deep into a pandemic-induced recession. So far, his ...

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Mexican president decrees automatic approval for projects

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The administration of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador issued a broad decree Monday requiring all federal agencies to give automatic approval for any public works proje...

Vietnamese workers at Chinese factory in Serbia cry for help

ZRENJANIN, Serbia (AP) — They are shivering in barracks without heat, going hungry and have no money. They say their passports have been taken by their Chinese employer and that they are now stu...