South Korean celeb admits dating former Filipino president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – South Korean expat Grace Lee, a TV news personality in the Philippines, has admitted to having dated the country's former president Benigno Aquino III. Grace L...

Taiwan’s insurance industry could lose up to NT$150 bn in 1Q17: legislator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kuomintang Legislator and former chair of the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) William Tseng (曾銘宗) said today at a Finance Committee meeting at the Legislative Yuan that ...

Life insurance not necessary for children: FSC

Taipei, March 17 (CNA) Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) Chairwoman Wang Li-ling expressed disagreement Thursday with the idea of buying life insurance for children, saying that life insurance is...

Labor, civil rights activist Grace Lee Boggs dies at age 100

DETROIT (AP) -- Grace Lee Boggs, a longtime activist who was part of the labor, civil rights, black power, women's rights and environmental justice movements, died Monday at her Detroit home. She was ...

Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA:NEPAL-EARTHQUAKE -- Nepal's government will need immense international support as the Himalayan nation begins turning its attention toward reconstruction in the coming weeks, in the wake of the d...