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Expert pushes for climate change office

By Hsiao Yu-hsin

Global warming is happening gradually in Taiwan and the government should establish a dedicated office to address it, WeatherRisk Co weather director Chia Hsin-hsing (賈新興) said yesterday. Taiwan saw its warmest winter last year and extreme rain in recent years demonstrates the impact of global warming,FULL STORY

Iranian official eyes US targets after accusation

An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander yesterday said that US bases and aircraft carriers in the region were within range of Iranian missiles after the US accused Iran of leading attacks on Saudi Arabian oil plants. Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group said it attacked two Saudi Arabian OilFULL STORY

US urged to invite Taiwan to join the RIMPAC exercises

The US should invite Taiwan to participate at multinational military exercises in the Pacific, Wang Ting-yu (王定宇), convener of the legislature’s Foreign Affairs and National Defense Committee, said in Washington on Saturday, citing US law. Wang told reporters that under US law, visits to the USFULL STORY

Long lines for lucky caps as triathlete’s fame grows

By Shelley Shan and Jonathan Chin

More than 300 people, mostly triathletes and cyclists, lined up at the Puyan Shunze Temple (埔鹽順澤宮) in Changhua County yesterday to receive caps after Norwegian triathlete Gustav Iden on Sept. 8 wore one as he won the Ironman 70.3 World Championship in France. After claiming theFULL STORY

White House says Osama bin Laden son killed

The White House on Saturday announced that a son of former al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organization was killed in a US counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region. A statement issued in US President Donald Trump’sFULL STORY

Nation signs consular deal with the US2019-09-15

Taiwan and the US on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to facilitate consular assistance and institutionalize consular functions for better protection of Taiwanese and Americans in each country. Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) Deputy Representative Louis Huang (黃敏境) and American Institute inFULL STORY

Taipei plans to act fast on F-16s: US official2019-09-15

Taiwan has signaled to US officials that it plans to move swiftly to complete a purchase of 66 new F-16 jets once US congressional foreign relations committees complete their review of the deal this month, a US Department of State official said. The department on Aug.FULL STORY

Rebel drones spark fires at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities2019-09-15

Drone attacks yesterday sparked fires at two Saudi Arabian Oil Co (Aramco) oil facilities, the Saudi Arabian Ministry of the Interior said, the latest such assault claimed by Yemeni rebels as the energy giant prepares for a much-anticipated stock listing. Huge palls of smoke roseFULL STORY

Groups clash as HK protests enter 15th week2019-09-15

Rival groups of demonstrators clashed in Hong Kong and police made arrests in another weekend of mass protests after months of political unrest. Dozens of pro-Beijing protesters waved Chinese flags and chanted “support the police” at a mall in Kowloon Bay yesterday as pro-democracy demonstrators gathered,FULL STORY

US warship sails near contested Paracel Islands2019-09-15

The US Navy said that one of its destroyers on Friday sailed close to the Paracel Islands (Xisha Islands, 西沙群島) in the South China Sea, asserting international freedom of navigation rights in the contested waters. The USS Wayne E. Meyer guided-missile destroyer passed through the areaFULL STORY

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