MGM CEO: Feds' Wire Act opinion is perplexing, unenforceable

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The chairman and chief executive officer of casino operator MGM Resorts International on Wednesday decried a U.S. Department of Justice opinion that is threatening the viability of on...

Buzzkill: Taiwanese reporter tells foreigners not to celebrate LNR unless invited

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Right in the midst of the Lunar New Year Holiday, a BuzzFeed reporter with ties to Taiwan was a real buzzkill when she posted a Tweet saying only those from countries which obs...

Russell scores 27, Nets hit 19 3s and beat Nuggets 135-130

NEW YORK (AP) — D'Angelo Russell had 27 points and 11 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets surpassed last season's win total by beating the Denver Nuggets 135-130 on Wednesday night. Russe...

Taiwan is No. 1 international vacation choice of Chinese Airbnb users for LNY

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is the most popular international destination during the Lunar New Year for Chinese users of the AirBnb accommodation booking application, according to recent data ...

Lunar New Year allows US companies to find prosperity too

As Asian-Americans across the U.S. mark the Lunar New Year on Tuesday, they can celebrate by eating Mickey Mouse-shaped tofu, sporting a pair of Year of the Pig-inspired Nike shoes and snacking on pri...

UAE's tolerance embraces faiths, runs up against politics

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates has branded a bridge, a new ministry, a family day at the park and even the entire year of 2019 under the banner theme of "tolerance," an el...

Taipei MRT, Gondola, Children's Amusement Park, Ice Land opening hours during LNY

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the nine-day Lunar New Year Holiday will start from Saturday, Feb. 2 through Sunday, Feb. 10, Taipei City Government announced on Jan. 25 adjusted practices of the MRT,...

Taiwan customs canine 'Mini' sniffs out contraband meat on her 1st shift in Kinmen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s detection dog “Mini” earned accolades from the public and praises from Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) in a Facebook post for successfully sniffing...

Danish firm suspends wind-power facility construction in Taiwan

Taipei, Jan. 20 (CNA) Orsted A/S, a Danish investor in offshore wind-power sites in Taiwan, has suspended its part in the nation's offshore wind-power development program amid what it described as...

Taiwanese artist living with developmental disability recognized at international art competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Liu Liu (劉劉), a 30-year old man with Hydrocephalus, received recognition for his painting “Chinese New Year Firecrackers” in the 2018 edition of the Paralym Ar...

Kaohsiung City Hall airs news in English promoting Mayor’s vision for a bilingual city

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Visitors to the Kaohsiung City Hall may be drawn to a giant LED display hanging high on the wall of the lobby which broadcasts international news in English at designated ...

China approves 'subversive' Peppa Pig film for Lunar New Year

(Deutsche Welle) -- China has approved the release of a film version of Peppa Pig to celebrate the Year of the Pig in 2019, despite the character being described as "subversive." Co-produ...

Taiwan's Tourism Bureau extends scope of travel subsidies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau on Tuesday announced in a news release another travel subsidy program to benefit Taiwanese citizens who will stay overnight at a hotel in any of 1...

A model who helps her mother out at a stall dubbed 'Taiwan's most beautiful fishmonger'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A model who sometimes helps her mother sell fish at a traditional market in Changhua County is dubbed "Taiwan’s most beautiful and hottest fishmonger” by ...

Celebrate the festivities and enjoy gastronomic delights at Mandarin Oriental Taipei

Embrace the season’s celebratory spirit and fill your heart with the festive warmth and your holiday with Mandarin Oriental, Taipei’s specially curated offers and promotions in the most ma...