Taiwan rounds up more than 300 suspected gangsters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In the run-up to local elections in November, police rounded up 387 suspected gangsters, including five with links to the small pro-China Chinese Unity Promotion Party (CUPP, 統促...

Taiwan raid targets White Wolf for funding from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Investigators raided the home of former gang leader Chang An-lo (張安樂), also known as the “White Wolf,” and the offices of his China Unification Promotion Party (CUPP...

Chinese nationalist accuses actress Hannah Quinlivan of being 'pro-Taiwan independence' 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Chinese nationalist netizen has accused Taiwanese-Australian actress and wife of Taiwanese crooner Jay Chou, Hannah Quinlivan (昆凌) of being "pro-Taiwan indepen...

Whistler developing a reputation as a golf destination

WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) — The village of Whistler in Canada's British Columbia has a long-standing reputation as a world-class ski destination. With two massive mountains, pristine powder and ...

Voters in Google's hometown to decide employee 'head tax'

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Voters in Google's Silicon Valley hometown will decide whether the search engine leader and other tech companies should help pay for the traffic congestion and other heada...

Spring break offers first lady refuge from affair headlines

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Spring break couldn't have come at a better time for Melania Trump. With fresh details spilling into the headlines daily about how Donald Trump allegedly...

Presidential Office says group flying China's red flag undermines democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In response to a conflict surrounding China Unification Promotion Party (CUPP) members who flew China’s five-star red flag and attempted attacks on those who di...

Taiwan worried about links between China and organized crime: Financial Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is concerned that China is trying to push its drive for unification by funding organized crime groups on the island, the Financial Times reported. The British ne...

‘Sing China’ assaults raise more questions than answers

Last weekend saw violent altercations taking place at the National Taiwan University in Taipei during the recording of a Chinese TV talent show. On the face of it, it might seem unsurprising that an e...

Liberty National 100 days away from Presidents Cup

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The trucks loaded with materials started arriving at Liberty National Golf Club a couple of weeks ago. Preparations for the Presidents Cup in late September have started. ...

Video shows pro-unification supporters bullying Taiwanese woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A video surfaced on social media yesterday showing a group of pro-unification supporters ganging up on and dragging down a pro-independence protester by the hair as they taunte...

World Golf Glance

US PGA TOURHONDA CLASSICSite: Palm Beach Gardens, FloridaSchedule: Thursday-Sunday.Course: PGA National Resort and Spa, The Champion (7,241 yards, 6,621 metres, par 70).Purse: $6 million. Winner's sha...