First Russian Siberia Airlines flight lands in Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The first flight of Russian airline Siberia Airlines, also known as S7 Airlines, is slated to land at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport today (May 24). Siberia Airlines h...

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Gay couple facing marriage obstacles despite passage of historic bill

The historic passage of a same-sex marriage bill in Taiwan last Friday was a moment of euphoria for the tens of thousands of marriage equality supporters gathered outside the Legislature, but for Guzi...

Taiwan emerges as the largest beef export market for Japan in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has emerged as the biggest beef export market for Japan in 2018, less than a year following the island’s resumption of beef imports from the Northeast Asian c...

Chinese man guilty of defrauding Apple out of 1,500 iPhones

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Over the span of two years, a Chinese national in Oregon sent devices that looked like iPhones to Apple, saying they wouldn't turn on and should be replaced under warranty. He didn'...

BC-US--Foreign Exchange, US

NEW YORK (AP) — Foreign Exchange, New York prices. Rates for trades of $1 million minimum. ...

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Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Wednesday, May 22, 2019 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the pr...

Germany grants asylum to 2 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists

BERLIN (AP) — Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong activists in a sign of growing concern over how dissent is dealt with in the territory. In interviews with The Wall Street J...

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Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court said she was barr...

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Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the prev...

Disappearance of gay-themed airline ad causes uproar in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Just days after Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage, a furor erupted in Hong Kong about an apparent ban on a gay-themed image in a massiv...