Taiwan to host nine-in-one elections on Nov. 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Central Election Commission (CEC) convened a meeting on Tuesday and confirmed that the nine-in-one elections are to be held this year on Saturday, Nov. 24...

Sweden to reissue Cold War era booklet on war threat

HELSINKI (AP) — Sweden says it will issue an updated version of a Cold War-era civil emergency advice booklet, reflecting Stockholm's concerns of a worsened security situation in the Baltic Sea region...

Tourism Bureau announces year-round schedule of must-attend activities: ‘2018 Taiwan Tourism Events’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s tourism authority announced the “2018 Taiwan Tourism Events” on Tuesday morning in Taipei, including 47 international level events and 48 national...

 Southern Taiwan shines on TripAdvisor's 2018 list  of travel 'Destinations on the Rise'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two places in Taiwan, Nantou County, and Tainan city have been named on TripAdvisor's Top 10 Destinations on the Rise in Asia. The American travel and restaura...

Greipel wins stage 1 of Tour Down Under

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Germany's Andre Greipel claimed his 17th stage victory in the Tour Down Under cycle race when he won the 145-kilometer (90-mile) stage of the 2018 World Tour opener to take ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2018. There are 349 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 16, 1...

Taiwan vows to protect Filipino workers, will not tolerate abuse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Peter C Y Pan, executive officer of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Center (TECO) in the Philippines assured the country through a statement sent to a local media ou...

Through Monday, January 15, 2018

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Bucs make "emotionally challenging" call to trade McCutchen

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen didn't run from the challenge in Pittsburgh, he embraced it. A rising star on a franchise mired in two decades of losing, McCutchen bet on the Pirates in the spring ...

Authorities: U Penn student stabbed more than 20 times

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student whose body was found buried in a shallow grave at a California park had been stabbed more than 20 times. No we...

Fendrich on Tennis: US showing in Australia just 'a bad day'

All it took was one bad day at the Australian Open to unravel all those good feelings about American tennis generated by so much success at the U.S. Open only a handful of months ago. ...

Texas towns hit hard by Hurricane Harvey work to recover

ROCKPORT, Texas (AP) — Some Texas coastal towns where Hurricane Harvey made landfall are working to restore tourism and other economic attractions nearly five months after the storm. ...

New exhibit celebrates 1960 Winter Olympic Games at Tahoe

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Weeks ahead of the opening of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in South Korea, the El Dorado Arts Council has opened a new exhibition celebrating the 1960 Winter Olympics held at Squaw ...

360 Video: Biathletes compete in summer on roller skis

ARCON, France (AP) — Now that competition on snow in Europe is in full swing, the world's top biathletes are in the finishing straight of their journey to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Kor...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Monday, January 15, 2018 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the p...