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Exposed: How big farm lobbies undermine EU's green agriculture plan

It is a long way from the farms and fields of Sezze in central Italy to the halls of the European Parliament in Strasbourg. But the decisions made at the European assembly this week can directly impac...

Chinese-North Korean defectors face hardship in South Korea

GWANGYANG, South Korea (AP) — Abandoned, he feels, by three countries, Cho Guk-gyeong shows a visitor his South Korean alien registration card, which describes him as “stateless.” It’s an apt descript...

Holman Management Consultant provides professional consulting services to apply for government funding, assists clients in completing TVP technology voucher applications

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 18 October 2021 - The technology voucher/ TVP application was first launched in November 2016. The purpose of the technology voucher is to subsidize local SMEs to use ...

El Salvador explores bitcoin mining powered by volcanoes

BERLIN, El Salvador (AP) — At a geothermal power plant near El Salvador’s Tecapa volcano, 300 computers whir inside a trailer as they make complex mathematical calculations day and night verifying tra...

Acclaimed Cyberport Venture Capital Forum Returns to Explore Latest Trends in Venture Capital

Engaging over 100 speakers on- and offline and facilitating deal flow between investors and start-ups HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 15 October 2021 - The Cyberport Venture Capital Forum (CVCF), Cyb...

Taiwan's Mandarin education program bears fruit at US universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Harvard’s decision to move its Mandarin summer program from Beijing to Taipei, the Ministry of Education (MOE) has said there are 21 other American univers...

The AP Interview: NZ climate chief to aim higher at UN talks

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has shown that humans are very good at responding to an immediate crisis, says New Zealand's Climate Change Minister James Shaw. But when it com...

Lebanon's 2 main state power plants shut down, out of fuel

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s two main power plants were forced to shut down after running out of fuel, the state electricity company said Saturday, leaving the small country with no government-produced pow...

Biden lifts abortion referral ban on family planning clinics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration reversed a ban on abortion referrals by family planning clinics, lifting a Trump-era restriction as political and legal battles over abortion grow sharper fr...

Biden lifts abortion referral ban on family planning clinics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Monday reversed a ban on abortion referrals by family planning clinics, lifting a Trump-era restriction as political and legal battles over abortion grow ...

France pledges support for Lebanon's new prime minister

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed Friday Lebanon’s new prime minister at the presidential palace, wishing him success and promising France would continue to support the crisis-str...

Italy to grant Taiwanese students scholarships

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Italian government is opening applications for the first time to Taiwanese students for an academic grant aimed at boosting international cooperation. According to...

Lebanon's Cabinet wins confidence vote after power cut delay

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s new Cabinet won a vote of confidence from Parliament on Monday during a session that was delayed for almost an hour because of a power outage and broken generator at the venue....

Democrats push to retool health care programs for millions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dental work for seniors on Medicare. An end to sky’s-the-limit pricing on prescription drugs. New options for long-term care at home. Coverage for low-income people locked out of Med...

Ex-Algerian president Bouteflika, ousted amid protests, dies

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who fought for independence from France, reconciled his conflict-ravaged nation and was then ousted amid pro-democracy protests ...