Taiwan’s Liang advances at WTA 125K series OCE Taipei Open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan’s tennis rising star Liang En-shuo advanced to the second round of the WTA 125K series OCE Taipei Open with a win in three sets on Wednesday.   The top inter...

Predators may have NHL's best goalie combo on, off ice

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pekka Rinne is off to an even better start than last season when he finally won the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's best goalie, and backup Juuse Saros ranks among the league's top ...

Venezuelan beauty queens migrate for shot at stardom abroad

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — When the Miss Universe beauty pageant takes place in a few weeks, Chile will be represented by a slender brunette who has a killer smile and speaks Spanish with an unmistakable ...

Second annual 'Taiwan Mobile Ladies Open' takes place in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Telecom company Taiwan Mobile (台灣大哥大) is hosting the second annual “Taiwan Mobile Ladies Open” on Nov. 14. For this year’s competition, being held at ...

Business Highlights

___ Amazon goes bicoastal: will open HQs in New York, DC suburb NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has set its sights on two of the nation's largest and most powerful metro are...

Cardi B, Chance, T.I. to judge hip-hop competition series

NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and T.I. will work as judges in a new Netflix competition series looking for the next big hip-hop star. Netflix announced that "Rhythm + Fl...

Premier League hires Discovery's Susanna Dinnage as CEO

LONDON (AP) — The English Premier League says it has hired Discovery broadcasting executive Susanna Dinnage to succeed Richard Scudamore in running the world's richest soccer competition. ...

Nigerian ISP says error caused disruption in Google services

BOSTON (AP) — A Nigerian internet service provider says a configuration error it made during a network upgrade caused a disruption of key Google services that routed traffic to China and Russia. ...

Amazon East HQ: Incentives from, benefits for, chosen cities

Amazon stands to get nearly $2.5 billion in tax breaks and other incentives as part of its deals to open up two new offices with more than 25,000 new jobs at each location. New York City and Arlington...

Amazon splits HQ between New York and northern Virginia

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which has grown too big for its Seattle hometown, said it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York and northern Virginia. Each wil...

England lock Kruis sidelined by calf strain

LONDON (AP) — Lock George Kruis will miss England's last two rugby tests this month after straining a calf against New Zealand last weekend. Kruis was hurt in the second half on Satu...

Taiwanese team upsets No. 1 seed at WTA 125K series OCE Open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A Taiwanese doubles team upset No. 1 seed at the WTA 125K series OCE Taipei Open on Tuesday. Taiwan’s Liang En-shuo and Lee Ya-hsuan beat Japan’s Nao Hib...

HTC remains in red in Q3 but gross margin improves

Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC Corp. remained in the red in the third quarter but its profit margin improved for the third consecutive quarter. HTC posted a net loss of NT$2.62 billion (US$84.79...

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. HOPE DWINDLES IN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES Relatives visit she...

Award-winning Taiwanese magician shares mind-boggling feats on YouTube

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A video demonstrating mind-blowing magic tricks by Taiwanese magician Eric Chien (簡綸廷) has garnered more than 1.8 million views since it was posted on YouTube Oct. 26. ...