US big business buys ‘MIT’ goods worth NT$6 billion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Bureau of Foreign Trade and Taiwan External Trade Development Council held a "U.S. Business Day" event on Thursday (Oct 3), attended by 19 American corporate giant...

From focus to forgotten: Why is N. Korea not a focus at UN?

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two years ago, Donald Trump used the spotlight of the annual U.N. conclave of world leaders to insult North Korea's leader ("Rocket Man") and threaten his nation with annihilatio...

'You are failing us': Plans, frustration at UN climate talks

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Scolded for doing little, leader after leader promised the United Nations on Monday to do more to prevent a warming world from reaching even more dangerous levels. As th...

Let there be light at Art Taipei in October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Art Taipei 2019 features 141 gallery collections and gets underway at Taipei World Trade Center Hall One on Oct. 18, running until Oct. 21. The 26th edition of Art Taip...

Harvard reviewing nearly $9M in donations from Epstein

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University says it's reviewing donations from disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein and will donate all unspent funding to victims of sexual crimes. Uni...

MIT president says he signed a letter thanking Epstein

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has acknowledged that he signed a letter thanking disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein for a donation to a professor. ...

The Latest: Gates' office denies gift's link to Epstein

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on how universities are dealing with past donations from Jeffrey Epstein (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Bill Gates' private office ...

Brown University official suspended amid Epstein gift probe

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University has placed a fundraising director on administrative leave following a report that accused him of helping cover up disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein's connect...

American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging flight

MIAMI (AP) — An American Airlines mechanic appeared in court Friday on charges of sabotaging a flight because he was upset about stalled union contract negotiations and wanted to earn overtime fixing ...

Macronix to fund AI innovation center at top Taiwan university

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –The founder and chairman of Taiwan’s Macronix International Co. (旺宏電子), Miin Wu (吳敏求), recently announced he would donate NT$420 million (US$13.3 million) to National...

2019 Made In Taiwan: artists win chance to present in ART TAIPEI

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the program "2019 Made in Taiwan – Young Artist Discovery" (2019MIT), eight artists have been chosen to participate in ART TAIPEI this October. The M...

Taiwan’s Team NCTU competes in DARPA Subterranean Challenge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A team from National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) left for the US today (Aug. 12) to compete in the Subterranean Challenge, a robotics competition held by the United States'...

Richer US households fueling a hot job sector: 'wealth work'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ken McNamee has an upfront view of the river of wealth cascading through Seattle these days. A private chef, McNamee prospects for clients at the tony country club ...

Puerto Rico's governor to quit Aug. 2 in face of protests

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced late Wednesday that he will resign Aug. 2, conceding power after nearly two weeks of furious protests and political upheaval to...

Puerto Rico prepares for massive protest to expel governor

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico braced early Monday for what many people expected to be one of the biggest protests ever seen in the U.S. territory as irate islanders pledged to drive Gov. Ri...