Indian influencers praise Taiwan's freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Popular travel blogger and influencer Aakash Malhotra and his girlfriend Aparajita Misra became the fourth group to participate in the "Spend a Night @ Taiwan's P...

'Half-BMW' spooks motorists on Taiwan freeway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In recent days, photos have surfaced of a BMW with a strange "half-BMW' trailing behind it on National Freeway 1. Over the weekend, a netizen uploaded to the s...

Hungarian guests enjoy Taiwan Presidential Office stay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Robert Reveszm of the Hungarian tourism news site Turizmus and his wife, Lea Kenesei, became the third group of guests to participate in "Spend a Night @ Taiwan's...

Review: Pulitzer winner Weingarten tells story of "One Day"

"One Day: The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary 24 Hours in America," Blue Rider Press, by Gene Weingarten A college student is found strangled beneath a bridge, a baby is grievousl...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2019. There are 72 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 20, 20...

Homeless, not faceless: After killings, a community mourns

NEW YORK (AP) — They were figures in Chinatown's street scene: the homeless octogenarian whom residents respectfully greeted as "uncle." The itinerant preacher and blogger who tapped out posts on his ...

Prosecutor misconduct alleged in Jodi Arias murder appeal

PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers are scheduled to make arguments Thursday before the Arizona Court of Appeals as Jodi Arias seeks to overturn her murder conviction in the 2008 death of her former boyfriend. ...

Iraqi blogger outspoken about country's corruption detained

BAGHDAD (AP) — A family member of a popular Iraqi blogger says authorities have detained him, apparently over his coverage of anti-government protests. The family member, who spoke o...

Bangladesh court indicts Islamist militants for 2015 killing

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A court in Bangladesh's capital has indicted eight suspected Islamist militants tied to a banned group over the 2015 killing of a man who published books on secularism and ath...

Australian foreign minister says Australian-British blogger and her fiancé have been released in Iran after 3 months

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian foreign minister says Australian-British blogger and her fiancé have been released in Iran after 3 months.

For 70th anniversary, Chinese regime masquerades as champion of human rights

In a white paper published for its 70th anniversary, the Beijing regime did not hesitate to disguise itself as a champion of human rights despite massive and systematic violations of the freedom of th...

Photo of the Day: Moon over old Taichung Station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American blogger captured this photograph of a full moon above the old Taichung railway tation over the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday. Daniel Arreola, 34, who runs the food...

2 British Australians and Australian citizen held in Iran

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's government and media say two British Australians and a third Australians have been detained in Iran. Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs ...

Australian academic arrested in China could face death penalty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Chinese-born Australian academic apprehended while transiting in Guangzhou in January is pleading for Australian authorities to help secure his release after being charg...

Australia concerned writer faces espionage charge in China

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government said on Tuesday it was "very concerned and disappointed" that a Chinese Australian writer had been formally arrested in China on su...