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Blend it with Beckham: Neville hired to coach Inter Miami

MIAMI (AP) — Phil Neville and David Beckham won Premier League championships together at Manchester United. They’re teaming up again with hopes of winning more trophies with Inter Miami. ...

Trump extends pandemic-related visa ban through March 31

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday extended pandemic-related bans on issuing green cards and work visas to large groups of applicants outside the United States through March 31. ...

Pro-CCP producer from Hong Kong seeking to live in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — News about a Hong Kong movie producer who supports the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) but is seeking to live in Taiwan has drawn a backlash. Reports that producer Charle...

Taiwan ends short-term contract extensions for migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Monday (Nov. 23) stated that it has discontinued a program allowing short-term contract extensions for migrant workers. As the Wuhan coro...

Hong Kong refugee urges Berlin to simplify asylum process for activists

An activist who fled Hong Kong in November last year has confirmed that she was granted refugee status in Germany on October 14. Elaine* told DW that she was arrested for rioting and violating anti-m...

New York Red Bulls hire Gerhard Struber as coach

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — The New York Red Bulls hired Gerhard Struber as their coach Tuesday, giving the veteran of the Austrian soccer his first U.S. coaching job. Struber will take ov...

Judge blocks large parts of temporary work visa ban

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A U.S. judge on Thursday temporarily lifted a visa ban on a large number of work permits, undercutting a measure that the Trump administration says will protect American jobs in a pan...

Exam ordered for Pakistani doctor charged with terrorism

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A psychological exam was ordered Wednesday for a Pakistani doctor and former Mayo Clinic researcher accusing of telling paid FBI informants that he pledged allegiance to the Islamic...

Filipino migrant worker tests positive for coronavirus upon arrival in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Sept. 14) announced one new case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) imported from the Philippines. During a ...

Hong Kong government weaponizing visas to degrade press freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong's pro-Beijing government has rejected the visa application of a would-be employee of independent media outlet Hong Kong Free Press (HKFP) after a nearly six-...

New immigration unit in Hong Kong reportedly delaying visas for foreign journalists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign journalists seeking to renew their visas in Hong Kong are experiencing delays amid reports of a new immigration unit quietly formed to process "sensitive visa...

Taiwan reportedly denies work visas to Hong Kong diplomats as tensions rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s authorities have reportedly refused to issue work visas for two Hong Kong diplomats after the government of the Chinese special administrative region refuse...

Taiwan may expel Hong Kong diplomats in tit-for-tat move

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is reportedly considering expelling Hong Kong diplomats by ceasing to issue work visas as a response to the Hong Kong government prohibiting the nation's repres...

Top posts at Taiwan's HK office forced out for refusing to sign 'one-China' declaration

The acting director-general of Taiwan's representative office in Hong Kong has left the Chinese special administration region after its government refused to extend his work visa. Kao Ming-tsun...

Taiwan criticizes Hong Kong for debarring envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has criticized the Hong Kong government for not issuing a work visa to its envoy, who was supposed to have been posted to the territory two years ago. Appointed ...