Greece: Migrant children head to Portugal after appeal to EU

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say 25 unaccompanied migrant children are traveling from Athens to Portugal, where they will be given shelter as part of a relocation program worked out among s...

Mississippi board votes 'no' on moving Confederate monument

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Officials in a Mississippi county unanimously voted to keep a Confederate monument where it stands, saying moving the statue wouldn't fix racial tensions. In a 5...

Interfaith group: No Buddhist or Hindu statues in nightclubs

BOSTON (AP) — America’s nightclubs are largely closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, but that isn’t stopping an interfaith coalition from launching a campaign to stop what organizers call the “d...

Taipei sees increasing number of residents move out

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 19,000 people moved out of Taipei in the first five months of 2020, making it Taiwan's only municipality with a positive outmigration rate last year. Ministr...

Apply and Secure Singapore Citizenship and Permanent Residency with IASG

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 24 June 2020 - IASG provides foreigners with accurate advisory and effective immigration solutions in light of the travel and job restrictions implemented to manage the pa...

Taiwan green-lights merger of Yang-Ming, Chiao-Tung universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Yang-Ming University (NYMU, 國立陽明大學) and National Chiao Tung University (NCTU, 國立交通大學) will officially merge on February 1, 2021, after the proposal received a...

Apply and Secure Singapore Citizenship and Permanent Residency with IASG

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 24 June 2020 - IASG provides foreigners with accurate advisory and effective immigration solutions in light of the travel and job restrictions implemented to manage the...

Japanese island remembers 75 years since Battle of Okinawa

TOKYO (AP) — Residents on Okinawa prayed for peace and remembered their loved ones Tuesday on the 75th anniversary of the end of one of WWII's deadliest conflicts, the Battle of Okinawa, on the southe...

Fast-food chain adds 600 jobs in Taiwan amid pandemic recovery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's restaurants are preparing for more walk-ins as the country eases its social distancing guidelines following 70 days without any new locally transmitted cases ...

Fire burning at hazmat facility at US air base on Okinawa

TOKYO (AP) — A fire was burning Monday in a storage building for hazardous materials at a major U.S. air base on Japan's southern island of Okinawa, the U.S. military said. The blaz...

Electronics provider optimistic about Taiwan's economic growth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese electronic manufacturing service (EMS) provider Kinpo Electronics Inc. (金寶電) predicted Monday (June 22) that the nation will see positive economic growth despite...

HKTDC’s Start-up Express Pitching Contest Showcases Innovative Solutions

Development programme creates opportunities in a volatile economy HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 10 June 2020 - Start-up Express, an entrepreneurship development programme organised by the Hong K...

Asylum seekers fly from Greece to UK for relocation

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A group of 16 unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and 34 adults left Greece Monday morning on a flight to the United Kingdom, where they will be reunited with family members wh...

Black robes or bathrobes? Virus alters high court traditions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic is forcing big changes at the tradition-bound Supreme Court. On Monday, the justices heard arguments by telephone for the first time since...

Coronavirus catalyzes decoupling from China in supply chains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — De-Sinicization in global supply chains, driven by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, is happening fast, according to Taiwan's economic experts. The health crisis...