Taiwanese-American shows how young power can change the world

Unlike most people, Cassandra Lin (林心瑜) knew at the age of 10 what she wanted to do with her life. A curious and passionate child growing up in Rhode Island, the Taiwanese-American, now 20, has bee...

Taiwan, France discuss industrial cooperation: MOEA

Taiwan and France on Tuesday talked about strengthening cooperation in areas such as the Internet of Things, circular economy and photovoltaics, at an industrial cooperation consultation meeting in Pa...

AP Photos: Haitians scour the country's largest trash dump

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Changlair Aristide has made his living in a smoldering, hellish landscape, the stinking refuse of an impoverished land. Like thousands of others, the fat...

Taiwan’s importing of plastic waste from abroad must stop now

No matter where you live in Taiwan, you are almost certain to have seen pensioners collecting recycling. These enterprising Ama’s (阿嬤) and Agon’s (阿公) spend much of their time collecting r...

Why is Taiwan increasing its imports of plastic waste?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As China banned the import of plastic trash this year, Taiwan saw a marked increase in foreign garbage entering the country, leading I-Mei Foods Co. (義美食品) CEO Luis Ko (高志...

Lanyu calls on tourists to take garbage back to Taiwan  

LANYU (Taiwan News)--Taiwan’s remote Orchid Island (Lanyu) is now struggling with a growing amount of waste due to the increasing number of tourists. Since Lanyu’s tourism industry star...

Self-service garbage collection system demonstrated in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — TThe common scene of people chasing a garbage truck on the street after they hear the melody of “A Maiden's Prayer” approaching their houses might be a thi...

Chiayi holds environmental activities for new immigrants in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Chiayi held environmental educational activities on Aug. 5 for new immigrants and students from remote areas in order to help them learn about environmental sustainabi...

Newest SpaceX booster flies again with Indonesia satellite

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX used its newest style booster for a second time to put a communications satellite into orbit for Indonesia. The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off early T...

Plant-watering workout machines unveiled at Daan Park, Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first stage of a new Tapiei greenery project was unveiled in Daan Park today, showcasing a new type of exercise machine that also waters nearby grass, reported CNA. ...

Former Thomas clerks are a presence in Trump administration

WASHINGTON (AP) — While the spotlight is on the two former clerks to Justice Anthony Kennedy whom President Donald Trump has nominated to the Supreme Court, the influence of the court's most conservat...

Donor helping fraudsters, offshore bettors backs Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — One customer was a debt collector that threatened to jail people if they didn't pay back loans that they never took out. Another was an offshore gambling operation that hid bets behind...

Global Frac Sand Logistics Market 2018-2022 | Growth Analysis and Forecast | Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--The global frac sand logistics market is expected to post a CAGR of close to 4% during the period 2018-2022, according to the latest market research report by . ...

Funds Affiliated with Apollo Global Management and Freestone Midstream Announce Strategic Relationship to Invest in Water Midstream and Services Assets

NEW YORK & DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--Funds managed by Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO) (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, "Apollo") and Freestone Midstream Holdings...

Photo of the Day: Trash can moved to tears in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A photo of pink trash can shaped like a tree meant for ordinary waste appears to cry from being overstuffed to the point of spilling out on the ground, while its green counterp...