10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. US INTELLIGENCE CHIEF TOUGH ON RUSSIA, AT ODDS WITH TRUMP ...

The Latest: Sri Lanka native ID'd as van attack victim

TORONTO (AP) — The latest on a van attack in Toronto which killed 10 people and injured 14 (all times local): 12:30 p.m. A Buddhist temple in Toronto has identified...

10 surprising facts about Taiwan: Telegraph

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Telegraph last Wednesday (March 28) released a list of 10 surprising facts about the Taiwan many in the West may not be aware of. In its list titled "Top 10 | Thin...

South Korea's history of bad presidential endings grows

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In the same courtroom where an ex-military dictator was once sentenced to death, Park Geun-hye's corruption conviction on Friday extended the tradition of South Korean presid...

Buddhist temple in Taiwan defaced, turned into Chinese Communist Party shrine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On April 1, a Changhua County councilor and several Buddhist nuns in Changhua made a plea to the local government to demolish a Buddhist temple that has been converted int...

Buddhist temple in Taiwan's Penghu accidentally installs 'Nazi' swastika

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A photo surfaced on Sunday (March 18) on a Taiwanese Facebook page showing a newly renovated Buddhist temple in Penghu with one of its Swastikas turned to the right, similar to...

4 fetuses found in trash at Thai resort town

BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand say garbage collectors have found four fetuses in the trash at a popular resort town. Police Lt. Sommit Petchpradab said the fetuses were discovered...

Initial Tigerair Taiwan flight to Komatsu in Japan more than 90% full

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tigerair Taiwan flights linking the island with the town of Komatsu in northern Japan were 90 percent full, the airline said on the first day of the service Thursday. T...

Q&A: As Olympics approach, things to know about Pyeongchang

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Olympics are coming to one of the most remote, ruggedly beautiful parts of South Korea, an area known for icy winds, a collapsed mining industry, towering granite m...

Q&A: As Olympics approach, things to know about Pyeongchang

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Olympics are coming to one of the most remote, ruggedly beautiful parts of South Korea, an area known for icy winds, a collapsed mining industry, towering granite m...

Taiwanese religious traditions abroad: a Taoist temple in South India!

NEW DELHI (Taiwan News) -- A Taoist temple in Villivakkam is located on the outskirts of Chennai, the capital of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It may seem unbelievable, but it's true, a...

Bare-bottomed Americans arrested over Thai temple photo

BANGKOK (AP) — Two Americans who maintained a social media account called "Traveling Butts" have been arrested in Thailand after posting a photo of themselves at a famous Buddhist temple with their re...

International Food Day, “Cherish the Food” Arouses the Public Concern and Attention

October 16 is a World Food Day. His Holiness Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang and His Eminence Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche in response to the World Food Day, on October 14, 2017 called on the public to participat...

No strangers to displacement, Vietnamese recover from Harvey

HOUSTON (AP) — As Hurricane Harvey's floodwater rose quickly above cabinets, counters and toward the ceiling, Viet Dao scrambled to figure out how he would save his young children, wife and in-laws if...

The Latest: Kashmiris rally in solidarity with Rohingya

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The Latest on violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state and the flood of ethnic Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh (all times local): 4:20 p.m. ...