Biophilic decor: Ways to bring the feel of nature indoors

The term "biophilia," an affinity for the living world, was coined back in the 1980s by American biologist and author E.O. Wilson. We have an instinctive drive to connect with nature, he said, and the...

US companies walk fine line when doing business with China

NEW YORK (AP) — The furor over a tweet by the Houston Rockets general manager in support of Hong Kong protesters is highlighting the fine line that U.S. companies must walk when doing business w...

Armani explores connection with nature in ethereal looks

MILAN (AP) — Milan designers are presenting fashion as essential. It no longer refers to must-haves, but to a distillation of ideas, discarding excess in collections and by example in wardrobes, to di...

Google 'terminates' Dragonfly after Trump suggests investigation into treason, China ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Google confirmed this week that the “Dragonfly” censored search engine project designed in partnership with the Chinese Communist Party for use in China has be...

Canadian man flying to Taiwan on July 14 to find missing brother

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Canadian man who has been searching for the whereabouts of his brother, who has been missing for over two years and was last seen in eastern Taiwan, will travel to Taiwan fro...

NASA plans to send a drone to Saturn's largest moon

NASA says it's sending a drone to explore Saturn's largest moon. The space agency said Thursday Dragonfly will fly from location to location over Titan, exploring future potential la...

Google will not drop Dragonfly project for China, rejects human rights inquiry of 'censorship engine'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, in an interview with CNN on June 17, declared that the company has no current plans to launch the “censorship engine” being developed for...

US Military admonishes Google for ties to CCP, assisting Chinese military

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tech giant Google is facing increasing scrutiny from the U.S. military for their dealings with the Chinese communist party, in what many analysts say may be undermining U....

Google may still be working on censored Chinese search engine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Google employees have uncovered that work on the company’s censored search engine for China, Dragonfly, appears to be secretly ongoing, a report from The Intercept r...

Canadian man calls on public to help find missing brother in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Canadian man is searching for the whereabouts of his brother, who has been missing for over two years and was last seen in eastern Taiwan. David Allan Broderick "Dave...

Dragonfly: Google shelves controversial search engine project for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to sources close to Google’s team developing the Dragonfly “Censorship engine” for the Chinese market, the project has “effectively ended...

Photo of the Day: Crimson dragonfly in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese photographer captured this vibrant image of a red dragonfly a number of years ago in western Taiwan and posted it to Twitter on Friday (Dec. 7). The photographer...

China: RSF and coalition of NGOs demand Google abandon Project Dragonfly

TAIPEI (RSF) -- Reporters Without Borders (RSF) as a member of a coalition of 60 NGOs wrote to Google's CEO on Dec. 11 demanding he abandon the development of a censored search engine for the Chin...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Dec. 12 The Telegraph on British Prime Minister Theresa May surviving her lea...

Is Google selling out for access to China's massive tech market?

Google's CEO Sundar Pichai on Monday publicly stated for the first time that his company was working on an internal project developing a censored search engine for China. Speaking at Wired magazi...