Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Sept. 19 The Baltimore Sun on the similarities between a woman accusing Supre...

UK artist Jessie J arrives in Taiwan, prepares for Taipei concert tomorrow night   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – British singer Jessie J arrived in Taiwan on Wednesday afternoon a day prior to her worldwide concert The R.O.S.E taking place in Taipei on Sep. 20. According to Chines...

Hiker faces NT$130,000 fine for 'escaping' from rescue team in Taiwan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A hiker was fined after he "escaped" from a team dispatched to rescue him from the mountains in central Taiwan during Typhoon Mangkhut, only to request a second rescu...

Taiwanese hacker turns NT$1 into 502 iPhones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese IT engineer Chang Chi-yuan (張啟元) reportedly found a loophole with Apply Pay, and bought 502 new Apple iPhones for NT$1 (US$0.03), reports said. According to s...

Business Highlights

___ Trade war escalates as China announces tariffs on US imports BEIJING (AP) — China announces retaliatory tax increases on $60 billion worth of U.S. imports, incl...

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

iBook charts for week ending September 16, 2018: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher : iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books 1. Fear by Bob Woodward ...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending September 16, 2018: App Store Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads ...

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending September 16, 2018: iTunes Movies US Charts: 1. Solo: A Star Wars Story 2. Ocean's 8 3...

US stocks rise as traders size up new US tariffs on China

U.S. stocks rose in early trading Tuesday as investors weighed the White House's decision to impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods beginning next week. Gains in technology, energy an...

Too much screen time? New phone controls for you and kids

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple and Google want to help you spend less time on their phones. With their new tools for managing screen time, you can see how often you picked up the phone after ...

Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening modestly higher on Wall Street as investors have a m...

Israeli-American murder suspect denies charges, clashes with AIT: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - During five hours of questioning by the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB), Israeli-American tattoo artist Oren Shlomo Mayer denied involvement in the murder of a Canadian teac...

German Institute in Taipei demands hair salon owner take down 'Nazi swastikas'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to news reports that a hair salon in Hsinchu is using a logo that resembles a Nazi swastika and after repeated private requests to take the symbols down, the G...

US-China tariffs: What's behind them, who stands to be hurt?

WASHINGTON (AP) — By imposing tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods starting next week, President Donald Trump has intensified his trade war with Beijing and triggered the likelihood of price ...

Can apps like Waze steer you clear of disaster? Maybe not

Navigation apps like Waze are trying to help motorists avoid hurricane flooding. But can people really rely on their smartphones to steer themselves out of a disaster zone? Amid heav...