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Number of Hong Kong citizens acquiring Taiwan residence permits doubled in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Hong Kong citizens obtaining Taiwanese residence permits doubled to more than 10,000 in 2020 from the previous year amid tightening repression in the Chinese...

Swedish TV show discusses Taiwan's pandemic prevention success

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Swedish television program “Foreign Offices,” which covers current international affairs, on Tuesday (Feb. 23) aired a special episode discussing Taiwan’...

Taiwan tennis player detained at Serbia airport for 24 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese tennis player Tseng Chun-hsin (曾俊欣) said Tuesday (Feb. 23) that he and his father had been forcefully detained at an airport in Serbia this week due to a mix-up ...

Thrive in Abu Dhabi programme launched to encourage global talent, investors to build their futures in the emirate

Long-term visas and paths to citizenship to accelerate growth in Abu Dhabi’s priority sectors SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 23 February 2021 - Talented professionals and students, and investors, in p...

BC-US--Stock Prices, US

New York (AP) — New York Stock Exchange closing prices Monday: AFLAC 49.210 Up ...

EU: Germany urges sanctions against Russia

Foreign ministers from the EU member states met in Brussels on Monday morning to discuss the possibility of enacting further sanctions against Russia following the crackdown against supporters of the ...

T20 World Cup: PCB chief wants India visa assurance by March

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ehsan Mani says he will demand the International Cricket Council shift the Twenty20 World Cup out of India unless the host country gives assurances reg...

Defender Ryan Shawcross signs with Beckham's Inter Miami

MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Shawcross signed with David Beckham's Inter Miami in Major League Soccer on Saturday, a day after leaving the English club Stoke after 14 years. Miami said it acqui...

More charges against Chinese scientist in visa fraud case

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Chinese researcher visiting Stanford University who was charged with visa fraud after she allegedly hid her military background is facing new charges, federal prosecutors said. ...

Lithuanian president: 'The EU needs a clear strategy for relations with Russia'

DW: Recently Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Russia will be ready to cease its relations with the European Union in case the EU imposes sanctions that will hurt the Russian economy. D...

Mariners thrilled to have 'Big Maple' back in Seattle

When Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais walked out of the training facility in suburban Seattle last fall he was impressed by what James Paxton showed. He was also uncertain abou...

BC-US--Stock Prices, US

New York (AP) — New York Stock Exchange closing prices Thursday: AFLAC 47.290 Up ...

Taiwan, US break up international prostitution ring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) acted on information supplied by the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) to arrest a woman who used the benefits of a visa waiver to...

Sawamura eager to follow Uehara's footsteps to Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) — Hirokazu Sawamura already copied Koji Uehara's entrance music and now he is following the former Red Sox closer to Boston. The Japanese right-hander signed a two-year c...

BC-US--Stock Prices, US

New York (AP) — New York Stock Exchange closing prices Tuesday: AFLAC 46.350 Down ...