Abu Dhabi, UAE's conservative capital, ends alcohol licenses

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Abu Dhabi, the conservative capital of the United Arab Emirates, is eliminating its licensing system for alcohol purchases for drinkers after Dubai repeatedly loosen...

Pandemic spells opportunity for marooned Coast Guard cadets

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Branyelle Carillo was facing the prospect of a summer marooned at the Coast Guard Academy in New London when she was called up for a mission: The U.S Coast Guard cutter Munro,...

Defected casino exec must return phone with high-roller info

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — An executive who left Atlantic City's top casino to work for a competitor must return a cellphone laden with valuable information on his previous employer's highest rollers ...

Rights groups slam Cambodia's proposed clean-up drive

For almost 20 years, Lom Rithy has walked the streets of Phnom Penh with her cart, selling cold beverages to Cambodians. Although she doesn't earn much, it is enough for the 37-year-old to take ca...

Phew! Revolting spit and poo brews shown in Swedish exhibit

MALMO, Sweden (AP) — Desperate for a drink? There is spit-fermented wine, liquor fermented in prison toilets, and a strong Scottish brew served from the mouth of a taxidermied squirrel. ...

Sex offender forced Taiwan teen to take drugs, starved her

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prosecutors allege that a convicted sex offender who kidnapped a teenage middle school student forced his captive to take drugs and wear a "shock collar," while ...

Update: South Taiwan teen missing after meeting with sex offender

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A female middle school student surnamed Liu (劉) has been missing since Aug. 29 and it appears that she may have met with a convicted sex offender before disappearing. A...

Borgata: Ocean Casino is poaching our execs, trade secrets

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's top casino is accusing a rival of poaching a half-dozen of its top marketing executives in an attempt to “cripple” it by using secret deta...

Vast Untapped E-Commerce and Technology Employment Potential in the Philippines: Global Recruiters, Michael Page

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Media OutReach - 28 August 2020 - With a young population learning to be entrepreneurs (average of 24.4 years old with high digital penetration) the technology and digital sector...

Symega Food Ingredients Blends With Infor to Accelerate Time to Market and Drive Growth

India's leading food ingredients company automates diversified and complex business operations with Infor PLM (Optiva) MUMBAI, INDIA - Media OutReach - 27 August 2020 - Infor, a global leader in busin...

Visit ‘Little Jakarta’ for culinary journey in Taipei's Indonesian community

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Under the buzzing metropolis of Taipei is a hidden gem of the Indonesian community, a culinary trip waiting to be discovered. Traveling the world is still highly inadvi...

Taiwan's foodpanda now delivers 7-Eleven

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Food delivery giant foodpanda Taiwan announced Monday (Aug. 17) a collaboration with 7-Eleven, completing a courier map that comprises Taiwan’s four major convenienc...

Shake Shack shrugs off trade war, opens outlet in Beijing

BEIJING (AP) — Antagonisms between China and the United States didn’t stop Beijing's burger lovers from standing in line for hours for a bite of Shake Shack's snacks. The New York b...

Catholic church central to Filipino community in Taipei amid COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei church popular among the foreign Catholic community is seeing smaller congregations since it adopted safety protocols to ward off the coronavirus, and nearby Fili...

Taiwan reports new imported coronavirus case from Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wed. (Aug. 12) announced one new case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) imported from the Philippines. During his w...