Review: ‘Waves’ explores the ebb, flow of a family’s love

Rarely has a movie’s title been so apt as that of “Waves,” a movie that makes you feel like you’ve been knocked flat over by a fierce current — only to be rescued by a gentle, soothing flow of warm su...

New Taipei commits to being coal-free by 2023

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Deputy Mayor of New Taipei City Hsieh Cheng-ta (謝政達) announced on Thursday (Nov. 14) that the special municipality would be the first city in Taiwan to become coal-free. ...

Taipei Flower Market hosts bicycle giveaway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's Jianguo Holiday Flower Market is celebrating its 37th anniversary this weekend (Nov. 9 and 10) with the launch of various events and exhibitions. Among all...

Report raises questions about autonomous vehicle road tests

DETROIT (AP) — Documents released this week by a federal agency raise questions about whether a self-driving Uber SUV that ran down a pedestrian last year should have been allowed on public roads for ...

Agency: All states should require bicyclists to wear helmets

DETROIT (AP) — A government agency is recommending that all 50 states enact laws requiring bicyclists to wear helmets to stem an increase in bicycle deaths on U.S. roadways. The reco...

South Korean man crossing US on bicycle killed in crash

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A 27-year-old South Korean man riding his bicycle across the United States has been killed in a wreck in South Carolina. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said...

The Latest: NYPD commissioner is resigning

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the resignation of New York City's police commissioner (all times local): 1:10 p.m. New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill is...

Taiwan at forefront of e-bike boom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has the potential to break new ground in the electric bicycle industry, according to a report by CNA. After reaching the peak of the global electric bicycle indu...

Discriminatory chants mar Roma's 2-1 win over Napoli

ROME (AP) — A brief suspension for discriminatory chants marred Roma's 2-1 win over struggling Napoli in Serie A on Saturday. Referee Gianluca Rocchi made the decision in the second ...

87-year-old man is 26th cyclist killed on NYC streets in '19

NEW YORK (AP) — An 87-year-old cyclist struck by a minivan in Brooklyn was the 26th bicycle rider to be killed on New York City streets this year. Police say a minivan hit Yevgeny Me...

Ukraine's plan to sell farmland raises fears of foreigners

NEBELYTSIA, Ukraine (AP) — Most of Ukraine's rich farmland is carved up into small plots owned by about 7 million people, like Tetiana Petrovych, the postmistress in this village west of the capital. ...

Gareth Bale back on transfer watch after trip to London

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Gareth Bale's future is once again in doubt. The Welsh winger traveled to London with the permission of Real Madrid to see his agent this week, reigniting spe...

Police fatally shoot man during motorist assist in Oklahoma

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma authorities say police have fatally shot a man who pulled a gun as officers were assisting a stranded motorist. Tulsa police Sgt. Shane Tuell says the ma...

Grab your bike and enjoy enchanting cycling route in SE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of three cycling routes in an area made more accessible by the South-Link Highway Improvement Project is finished and will be open to visitors by the end of the year, ...

ASUS is Taiwan’s best brand for 7th consecutive year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - ASUS has topped the list of Taiwan’s best global brands for a seventh consecutive year despite a 4 percent decrease in value, as reported by the Ministry of Economic Affai...