'This Side of Night' is suspenseful, thought-provoking

"This Side of Night" (G.P. Putnam's Sons), by J. Todd Scott In Texas' Big Bend country, Sheriff Chris Cherry, the protagonist of J. Todd Scott's previous two novels, may finally have...

Celebrate a delightful Mid-Autumn Festival at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei

To celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival this year, Mandarin Oriental, Taipei presents three exquisite mooncakes: Traditional Cantonese, Handmade Chocolate, and Handmade Egg Custard made exclusively by chefs ...

ASK A DESIGNER: Outdoor kitchens keep evolving

Since the basic backyard barbecue began evolving into the outdoor kitchen, the trend has only grown. Some of today's outdoor cooking areas can seem almost like full kitchens, with more appliances and ...

Lady Gaga heralds the coming of her makeup line on Amazon

NEW YORK (AP) — The last thing the world needs, Lady Gaga says, is another beauty brand. But that's too bad. The pop star made all her Little Monsters happy Tuesday when she released...

AP PHOTOS: Fear, glory for Spain's mounted bullfighters

NOAIN, Spain (AP) — Of all the traditions surrounding the world of bullfighting, the "rejoneo" — mounted bullfighting — is among the least understood. Those who love it consider it a...

The Jade Lounge and CHANTECAILLE present Super Bloom Afternoon Tea at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei

The artist’s world is limitless, and Mandarin Oriental, Taipei is always committed to celebrating the beauty and wonders of the aesthetic world. Starting now until 18 August 2019, The Jade Loung...

Taipei 101 pays tribute to deceased policeman, bookstore founder

Taipei, July 6 (CNA) The Taipei 101 skyscraper displayed a light message on its façade Friday evening to pay tribute to deceased children's bookstore founder Chen Chun-lang (陳俊朗) and Lee Ch...

Southern Branch of Taiwan's National Palace Museum launches summer art events for families

CHIAYI (Taiwan News) — The Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum (SBNPM) is hosting a series of free events in the “Summer Family Art Months” from July to September 1. SBN...

Amazing time-lapse video shows awesome beauty of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A year after releasing an amazing time-lapse video of several gorgeous places in Taiwan, a Danish photographer on Thursday (July 4) uploaded a sequel video as his "gift to...

Rooster becomes defendant in French trial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A rooster named Maurice was put on trial for disturbing a neighbor with his noisy crowing on Thursday (July 4) in Saint-Pierre-d'Oléron, a village on the French...

Hop on cypress train to visit old sawmill in Taiwan’s Alishan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Alishan Forest Railway (阿里山林業鐵路) is offering visitors the one-of-a-kind experience of discovering the beauty of the island’s forests by riding on &ldq...

California becomes 1st state to ban hairstyle discrimination

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Wednesday a bill making California the first state to ban workplace and school discrimination against black people for wearing hairstyles su...

Busan, South Korea looks to attract more Taiwanese business travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Government officials and tourism sector businesspeople from Busan, South Korea have come to Taiwan to promote greater business travel ties between their city and Taiwan. The...

Broadcom and Baker Hughes rise while Freeport-McMoRan slips

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday: Genesee & Wyoming Inc., up $8.85 to $108.85 The railroad operator is being taken private by Brookfi...

From Zion to Jimmer, Summer League has a bit of everything

Zion Williamson obviously knows where he's playing next season. Jimmer Fredette has no idea. Such is the beauty of Summer League: There's ballyhooed 18-year-olds li...