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IPO caps year of growth - but still no profit - for DoorDash

DoorDash is capping a year of explosive growth with an initial public offering of its stock, hoping to keep the momentum going even if demand for food delivery eases in a post-pandemic world. ...

Delivery giant DoorDash plans IPO

NEW YORK (AP) — Delivery giant DoorDash Inc. is planning to sell its stock to the public, capitalizing on the growing trend of consumers embracing app-based deliveries as much of the world stays home ...

CUHK Business School Research Finds the Use of Robotics Can Help Draw Customers Back into Restaurants and Hotels

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 8 October 2020 - Just how much of the global service industry will be left standing by the time COVID-19 is brought under control is anybody's guess. In the U.S., a...

3 blow up ATM in open Chinese restaurant, flee without cash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three men blew up an ATM in a Chinese takeout restaurant in Philadelphia while the establishment was still open but were unable to get any cash, police said. The ...

Nearly 1M who died of COVID-19 also illuminated treatment

The nearly 1 million people around the world who have lost their lives to COVID-19 have left us a gift: Through desperate efforts to save their lives, scientists now better understand how to treat and...

House condemns racism against Asian Americans amid pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Thursday to condemn racism against Asian Americans tied to the coronavirus outbreak, approving a Democratic resolution on a mostly party-line vote. Republicans called...

Mandarin Oriental’s Ya Ge awarded one Michelin star status

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei’s Ya Ge restaurant has been awarded one Michelin-star status. The gourmet Chinese restaurant has been included in the Michelin Guide Taipei & Taichung 2020 for the ...

A US WeChat ban could hurt many in America, not just China

For millions of people in the U.S. who use the Chinese app WeChat, it's a lifeline to friends, family, customers and business contacts in China. That lifeline is now under attack by ...

3 Chinese murdered in Zambia as tensions with Beijing rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Chinese citizens in Zambia have been murdered as tensions rise between Beijing and its African trade partners after numerous alleged incidents of racial discriminati...

Backup coronavirus hospital in Memphis worries residents

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Faced with the threat of overburdened hospitals, states across the country are converting convention centers, sports facilities and performance spaces into backup treatment sites...

Trump dubs COVID-19 'Chinese virus' despite hate crime risks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he doesn’t think calling COVID-19 the "Chinese virus" — or the "kung-flu," as one administration offi...

Celebrates Chinese New Year Mandarin Oriental, Taipei

Chinese New Year is the most eagerly anticipated festival in Taiwan and a wonderful time to learn about traditional Chinese beliefs and values and experience local rituals and customs. Mandarin Orient...

Daughter of Bruce Lee sues China restaurant chain for patent infringement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shannon Lee (李香凝), daughter of martial arts film star Bruce Lee (李小龍), has filed a lawsuit against Chinese restaurant chain Kungfu (真功夫) for using her father in its busine...

'Colors of the Mountain' author Da Chen dies at 57

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Da Chen, the brilliant storyteller who drew from the hardships he suffered as a persecuted child growing up in the midst of China’s cultural revolution to create the critically accl...

New York marks 50th anniversary of Stonewall uprising

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, days of unrest in Manhattan's Greenwich Village that began with a police raid on a gay bar and developed into a...