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In Taiwan, Airline Employees Go on Strike for Second Time this Year

TAIPEI - Taiwan's second airline employee strike this year to date has impacted more than 25,000 passengers just before a ...


US-China Trade Dispute Triggering Production Exodus

U.S. tech giant Apple has reportedly asked its major suppliers, mainly China-based manufacturers from Taiwan, to consider moving 15 to ...


Mekong Region Grows More Important to China-US Relations

Amid increasingly tense China-U.S. relations, a U.S. official alluded to China but did not specifically name China regarding "risks" and ...


The US Cannot Take the Japanese Alliance for Granted

When discussing the opportunities and challenges of foreign policy in East Asia, most Americans immediately assume that China is the ...


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Taiwanese carrier takes delivery of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Taiwanese airline EVA Air has taken delivery of the first of its order for twenty ...

Myanmar leader and Asian Development Bank president in talks

BANGKOK, Thailand - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi met with Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao on Sunday ...

Fokker F28 aircraft put under scrutiny to advance safety research

RICHMOND, Virginia - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) has performed a crashworthiness test ...

$72 million housing development in Brooklyn gets underway

NEW YORK, New York - Construction has commenced on the Nevins Street Apartments complex, a $72 million mixed-use affordable and ...

U.S. stocks end rally on geopolitical concerns

NEW YORK, New York - After rallying for much of the week, U.S. stocks fell back on Friday despite some ...

Financials weigh on JSE

The JSE opened the week on the backfoot on Monday as it closed weaker mainly on the back of losses ...

Asia Pacific

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Trump Says He Sent North Korean Leader Very Friendly Letter

U.S. President Donald Trump says the letter he sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a "very friendly" response ...

China's Gas Supplies Shadowed by Stalled Pipeline

After years of false starts and unexplained delays, China is still counting on completion of a new Central Asian gas ...

Beijing Rules Out Public Discussion of Hong Kong Renditions Protests

Beijing on Monday ruled out any international discussion of recent mass protests of millions of people in Hong Kong against ...

England ready for Norway test after coming through Cameroon battle

Paris - England captain Steph Houghton brushed off concerns about the manner of her team's win over Cameroon at the ...

IOC votes to choose 2026 Winter Olympics hosts

Lausanne - International Olympic Committee (IOC) members will decide on Monday between bids by Stockholm/Are and Milan/Cortina d'Ampezzo in the ...

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Chicago federal court covicts pair for support of Islamic State

CHICAGO, Illinois - Two Chicago men are facing decades in jail after being convicted of conspiring to give material support ...


Human rights chief wants detained Venezuelan protesters freed

CARACAS, Venezuela - Speaking at the end of the first-ever official mission to Venezuela by a UN human rights chief, ...


Religious leaders and FBI discuss ways of making churches secure

Seven minutes, 24 seconds.That's how long it took a gunman who opened fire at a Baptist church in rural Sutherland ...


Iranians suffering under sanctions and threat of war

Many are worried about the risk of war between the U.S. and Iran. But the truth is, t ...


Snookered: Ex-world champion Murphy flops in Open golf bid

London - Former snooker world champion Shaun Murphy and ex-international cricketer Sean Ervine failed to make the cut as they ...


Rapinoe fires USA into World Cup quarters clash with France

Paris - The United States will take on France in the quarter-finals of the Women's World Cup after two Megan ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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