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State Senator Anna Kaplan (left) honors World War II veteran Leonard Finz (right) during a ceremony last month. (Photo courtesy of the Senator’s office) BY JOAQUIN CONTRERAS Although two years from his 100th birthday, Leonard Finz does not look so far into the future, preferring to live as presently as possible. “To think that in …

By MARI YAMAGUCHI – Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — China will not be able to isolate Taiwan by preventing U.S. officials from traveling there, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday in Tokyo as she wrapped up a tour of Asia. highlighted by a visit to Taipei that infuriated Beijing. Beijing has tried to isolate …

By MARI YAMAGUCHI – Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — China will not be able to isolate Taiwan by preventing U.S. officials from traveling there, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday in Tokyo as she ended a tour of Asia highlighted by a visit to Taipei which infuriated Beijing. Beijing has tried to isolate Taiwan, …

Image source: PIXABAY.COM. Sales of electric vehicles down in India. Strong points The government is extremely vigilant on the safety standards of electric vehicles, the minister informed He said of 6,656 electric vehicles recalled, Okinawa Autotech recalled 3,215 units, etc. The data came as Ather Energy sold just 1,279 electric two-wheelers for the whole of …

Lebanese actress Razane Jammal reaches new heights with Netflix’s ‘The Sandman’ DUBAI: In the spring of 2021, Lebanese actress Razane Jammal shot the most difficult scene of her career. She was filming ‘The Sandman,’ a hit Netflix series over 30 years old, and in it, her character was saying goodbye to her husband Hector for …

Norman Buktenica died June 10, 2022 at his winter home in Palm Desert, Calif., with Jonne’ by his side. Norm was born in Chicago, IL on May 27, 1930 to August and Theresa Buktenica, who both immigrated from Croatia as children. He was the youngest of three boys, Ray who died in 2018 and Jack. …

By Shelley Shan / Staff Reporter Food produced in Japanese prefectures that was restricted after the 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant disaster is to be displayed at the Taiwan Food Expo, the Taiwan Visitors Association said yesterday. Taiwan ended an 11-year ban on food products from Japan’s Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma and Chiba prefectures …

By Shelley Shan / Staff Reporter Food produced in Japanese prefectures that was restricted after the 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant disaster is to be displayed at the Taiwan Food Expo, the Taiwan Visitors Association said yesterday. Taiwan ended an 11-year ban on food products from Japan’s Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma and Chiba prefectures …

Today, August 6, marks the anniversary of the dropping of the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan in 1945. We all know how the cities of Hiroshima, and three days later Nagasaki were destroyed when atomic bombs were dropped on those areas, bringing about the end of World War II. But did you know that …