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Business Highlights: Fed departures, plant-based chicken

___ Dallas Fed’s Kaplan to leave in wake of trading disclosures WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Kaplan will step down as president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas e...

Blackstone selling Vegas hotel Cosmopolitan in $5.65B deal

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The owner of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, the New York private equity firm Blackstone, is selling the 3,000-room Las Vegas Strip hotel in a $5.65 billion deal with a partnership tha...

Taipei Zoo holds vote for baby tapir name, welcomes flamingo eggs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Zoo is currently holding a public voting event on Facebook to name a newborn tapir, and on Wednesday (Sept. 1) the zoo issued a press release to welcome the newest ...

Panda and poke: Restaurant trademarks can stir legal fights

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — When picking a name for their Asian-Mexican fusion restaurant in suburban Phoenix, Paul and Nicole Fan settled on “Panda Libre,” hoping the mix of China's iconic bear and the Spa...

Taiwan KMT justifies shoving of 'strange auntie' cop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) lawmaker Chen Yi-min (陳宜民) apologized on Saturday (Dec. 7) for shoving a female police officer on Friday (Dec. 6) — but the official KMT response to...

Video shows KMT lawmakers stage 'hand injury'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Saturday (Dec. 7) that the much-ballyhooed "injury" suffered by a Kuomintang (KMT) lawmaker on Friday (Dec. 6) was clearly staged. On Friday...

DPP influencer accused of cyberbullying allegedly received funding from Taiwan govt

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) legislator Lo Chih-chiang (羅智強) revealed Thursday (Dec. 5) that pro-Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) social media influencer Slow Yang (楊蕙如) had been re...

Slow Yang charged with spurring suicide of Taiwanese diplomat in Japan with fake news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese influencer and an internet troll have been charged with spreading fake news about the director of Taiwan's representative office in Osaka, Japan, which ult...

Chang Gung Medical Foundation signs MOUs with Malaysian hospitals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Chang Gung Medical Foundation (長庚醫療財團法人) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the University of Malaya Medical Centre in Kuala Lumpur. A mission led by t...

Taiwan is main target of China's disinformation campaign: RSF

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Paris-based global watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Monday (March 26) released a report detailing China's strategy of controlling information abroad, with Ta...

Retired diplomat tapped as Taiwan’s new deputy representative to Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Deputy Representative Kuo Chung-shi (郭仲熙) of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in Japan has been appointed the Secretary General of the...

Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs finds verdict about Kansai airport rumor hard to accept

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Saturday it found hard to accept a court decision not to fine a Taiwanese student for spreading false rumors about the situation of T...

Taiwan President calls on public to confront fake news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called on the people of Taiwan to review news before accepting it as fact, and to not spread misinformation, during a speech on Sept. 1...

Beijing-based PTT users spread fake Osaka airport bus story

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Professional Technology Temple (PTT), the most popular online bulletin board in Taiwan, has announced it is suspending applications for new accounts, after it has been discover...

Taiwan FM blames himself for suicide of Osaka envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said he feels guilty and in-part blames himself for the suicide of Director of Taiwan representative office in Osaka Su ...