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UK PM Johnson expected to resign on Thursday, to make a statement

LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to resign on Thursday, with his office saying he will make a statement to the country. "Boris Johnson will resign as...

2022 Taipei Fringe Festival stages a 'spicy' comeback

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2022 Taipei Fringe Festival (TFF) is making a comeback this August after its cancellation last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organized by the Taipei Performing Ar...

Today in History: July 7, female cadets at West Point

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 7, the 188th day of 2022. There are 177 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 7...

7-Eleven launches exclusive PEANUTS x FDMTL collectible bags with its latest Shop and Earn stamps programme

Designed by Tokyo denim designer Gaku Tsuyoshi, 7-Eleven is bringing to Singapore its first limited edition fashion collectibles crossover with PEANUTS x FDMTL Eight limited-edition #OOTD Mix ...

29 Taiwanese officers to compete at World Police & Fire Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Team Taiwan, comprising 29 police and fire officers, will compete at the 2022 World Police & Fire Games in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from July 22-31. During the f...

Taipei Zoo launches summer evening program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Zoo will remain open until 9 p.m. on Saturdays during the summer, while adding activities from night safaris to outdoor markets, reports said Wednesday (July 6). ...

Taiwan actress Phoebe Huang files for divorce from Canadian actor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese actress and singer Phoebe Huang (黃嘉千) has filed for divorce from her Canadian husband and fellow actor, Christopher Downs, after 16 years of marriage. They ma...

Tokyo school swaps fresh fruit for jelly as food prices soar

TOKYO, July 6 (Reuters) - For months, Kazumi Sato, a nutritionist at a middle school in eastern Tokyo, has received notices about hikes in ingredient prices. Mindful of the economic hardships many ...

Taipei's Songshan Creative Park to stay open until 10pm this summer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's Songshan Cultural and Creative Park (SSCC) has extended its opening hours to 10 p.m. on a trial basis for much of the summer. In a press release posted on ...

Tourism across Taiwan shows signs of revival during summer vacation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tourism across Taiwan is showing signs of revival during the peak summer travel season as Taiwan's COVID cases subside. Hualien Hotel Association Chairperson Chang ...

Taiwan prolongs 25,000 weekly passenger quota indefinitely

I’m TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite steadily decreasing COVID case counts, Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (July 4) announced that its 25,000 per week cap on p...

Italy: Rescue workers search for survivors of glacier collapse

Rescuers used thermal drones on Monday to search for possible survivors of glacier collapse on Marmolada, the highest mountain in the Italian Dolomites. At least six people were killed on Sunday when...

Will Turkish workers ease Germany's airport chaos?

Germany has faced serious labor shortages in a range of sectors. That is hardly news. Most recently, however, German airports have been affected, too. After two years of travel restrictions due to the...

European flights canceled and delayed amid ongoing strikes

Hundreds of flights from various European airports were canceled or delayed on Saturday as the industry struggles with ongoing worker strikes. Labor action by cabin crews at the two low-cost airlines...

Taiwan car market recovers from COVID in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan saw 32,631 new cars registered in June, an increase of 16.8% from the same month last year, indicating a recovery after COVID-19, reports said Friday (July 1). F...