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Farglory and Taipei City reach Taipei Dome accord
Farglory and Taipei City reach Taipei Dome accord

By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Farglory Group chief Chao Teng-hsiung met Taipei City Deputy Mayor Teng Chia-chi Thursday afternoon, and both men reached an agreement on...full story
updated 2016-07-28 07:28 PM
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Farglory and Taipei City reach Taipei Dome accord Farglory and Taipei City reach Taipei Dome accord
By Matthew Strong
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Farglory Group chief Chao Teng-hsiung met Taipei City Deputy Mayor Teng Chia-chi Thursday afternoon, and both men reached an agreement on....Fullstory

2016-07-28 07:28 PM

UK foreign secretary Johnson pledges solidarity with France

Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Boris Johnson has made his first official visit to Paris as the new British foreign secretary, meeting with his French counterpart Jean-Marc....Fullstory

2016-07-28 11:22 PM

Cambodian opposition chief fined for defaming gov't lawmaker

Associated Press

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- Cambodia's self-exiled opposition leader has been fined for defaming a senior member of the country's ruling party, adding to legal....Fullstory

2016-07-28 11:22 PM

Philippine leader threatens to withdraw truce after attack

Associated Press

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The Philippine president has threatened to withdraw a ceasefire order he gave three days ago after suspected communist rebels killed a....Fullstory

2016-07-28 11:22 PM

Foreign migrant workers in Taiwan overworked: President Tsai

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 28 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen said Thursday that foreign migrant workers in Taiwan are overworked and her government is hoping to better protect....Fullstory

2016-07-28 08:17 PM

President promises to strike balance between workers, industry

Central News Agency

Taipei, July 28 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) promised Thursday while meeting with a group of business leaders that the government will work....Fullstory

2016-07-28 05:47 PM

Russia announces humanitarian operation in Aleppo

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu says Russia and the Syrian government will open humanitarian corridors and offer a way-out for Islamic State....Fullstory

2016-07-28 04:22 PM

Biden to speak at vigil for slain Baton Rouge officers
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN
Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch are scheduled to speak Thursday at a Baton Rouge vigil....Fullstory

2016-07-28 04:22 PM

Summer jobs help bring Spain's jobless rate down to 20 pct

Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- Official figures show Spain's unemployment rate dropped to 20 percent in the second quarter from 20.9 percent in the previous three-month period,....Fullstory

2016-07-28 04:22 PM

Analysis: Obama hopes Clinton can fix what he could not
By JOSH LEDERMAN
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Eight years ago, Barack Obama cast himself as the rare candidate who could transcend the polarizing "politics of the past" and bridge....Fullstory

2016-07-28 04:01 PM

US homeownership rate of 62.9 percent matches a 51-year low
By JOSH BOAK
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The proportion of U.S. households that own homes has matched its lowest level in 51 years -- evidence that rising property prices,....Fullstory

2016-07-28 11:22 PM

UK top court says Scottish child-safety plan violates rights

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Supreme Court has ruled against a plan by the Scottish government to appoint a non-family member adult to look out for....Fullstory

2016-07-28 11:22 PM

Danish nationalists urge temporary ban on Muslim migrants

Associated Press

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- The Danish People's Party, an anti-immigration and nationalist group that supports the center-right government, says Denmark should halt immigration from Muslim....Fullstory

2016-07-28 11:22 PM

Mississippi grand jury clears 3 officers in fatal shooting

Associated Press

BLIOXI, Miss. (AP) -- A grand jury has ruled Mississippi police officers were justified in the fatal shooting of a 37-year-old man whose weapon turned....Fullstory

2016-07-28 11:22 PM

Spain: King in talks with parties try to avoid 3rd election

Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- Spain's king is meeting the leaders of the four main political parties in the hope one can form a government and avoid....Fullstory

2016-07-28 06:22 PM

VW sees second quarter profit halved after emissions scandal

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- Volkswagen says second-quarter profits fell by more than half compared with the same period last year, before the company was hit by....Fullstory

2016-07-28 05:01 PM

N. Korea: US has crossed red line, relations on war footing
By ERIC TALMADGE
Associated Press

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korea's top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press Thursday that Washington "crossed the red line" and effectively....Fullstory

2016-07-28 04:22 PM

Clinton ready to sell herself in biggest political moment
By LISA LERER
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Hillary Clinton is set to face the nation with the goal of introducing the woman that speaker after speaker, including a pair....Fullstory

2016-07-28 04:22 PM

Democratic donors, allies offer reward for Trump tax returns
By JULIE BYKOWICZ
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The wealthy Democratic donors, many of them executives who run complex businesses, know firsthand how revealing tax returns can be. Perhaps that's....Fullstory

2016-07-28 04:01 PM

Turning off red-light cameras can be deadly
By JOAN LOWY
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Red-light cameras are widely hated, but a new study says getting rid of them can have fatal consequences. Traffic deaths from red-light-running crashes....Fullstory

2016-07-28 04:01 PM

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