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The Olympics’ pandemic playbook is put to the test

When I first told my medical colleagues that I would be traveling 14 hours to Tokyo, they looked at me with a bit of surprise, then hesitantly told me simply to "be safe." It is the same rea...

Top AP photos of 2019 range from the epic to the intimate

Ours is a world of sweeping vistas, and intimate scenes. In 2019, Associated Press photographers captured both. A single Border Protection officer stands in the rain at the border; ...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, February 16-24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As always there are tons of interesting events happening all around Taipei this month. For those looking to experience what the city has to offer, here are some suggested ...

MECO photo exhibition opens in Taipei

TAIPEI (CNA) — A photo exhibition organized by the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO), the Philippines representative office in Taiwan, opened in Taipei Saturday, displaying the 50 best ...

Restored WWII bomber Memphis Belle makes public debut

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds of visitors turned out to at the Air Force Museum to see the World War II bomber Memphis Belle, and the legendary aircraft rarely has looked better. The ...

Watching Sunday's Super Bowl online gets easier this year

NEW YORK (AP) — It'll be much easier to watch the Super Bowl online for free this year. NBC won't require proof of a cable or satellite TV subscription, meaning that anyone in the U....

Iphone 8 will come with 'smart camera' scene recognition mode

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The new iPhone may come with ‘smartcam’ scene selection feature according to code discovered by Guilherme Rambo from the leaked HomePod software. The code s...

Best photos from the past week in Asia

Liu Xiaobo, the imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate, died at the age of 61 after a battle with liver cancer. The declining health of China's most prominent political prisoner had become ...

Best photos from the past week in Asia

Chinese President Xi Jinping administered the oath to Hong Kong's new Chief Executive Carrie Lam as China marked 20 years since the city became a semi-autonomous region after its handover from Bri...

Best photos from the past week in Asia

Rescuers in southeastern Bangladesh pulled out a body after a massive landslide that killed more than a hundred people, buried roads and cut power. In other images from the Asia-Pacific region ...

Best photos from the past week in Asia

Smoke rose from the Resorts World Manila casino, hotel and mall complex in Manila, the Philippines, after a gunman set fire to gambling tables, sending crowds scrambling to escape. Dozens were killed ...

Best photos from the past week in Asia

Jets fired rockets at militant positions in the city of Marawi in the southern Philippines, as thousands of people fled violence following a siege by gunmen linked to the Islamic State group. I...

Best photos from the past week in Asia

North Korea test launched a ballistic missile that landed in the Sea of Japan, seen as a direct challenge to the new South Korean president, who took office earlier this month, as U.S., Japan and Euro...

Best photos from the past week in Asia

Moon Jae-in won South Korea's presidential election last week, capping one of the most turbulent political stretches in the nation's recent history and setting up its first liberal rule in a d...

Microsoft aims to create a more versatile Windows 10

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft will try to make Windows 10 more versatile with a wave of new features for creating memories, exploring virtual scenery and hopscotching from personal computers to mobil...