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Hong Kong drama bags nominations at Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s annual Golden Horse Awards kicked off Saturday with a Hong Kong drama receiving the most nominations for the Asian equivalent of the Academy Awards. Th...

Taiwan's Mark Lee Ping-bing to succeed Ang Lee on Golden Horse committee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple award-winning cinematographer Mark Lee Ping-bing (李屏賓) will succeed Academy Award laureate Ang Lee (李安) as head of the Golden Horse Film Awards Executive Committe...

Taiwan actors, films receive high praise ahead of 2021 Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards 2021, which takes place on Saturday (Nov. 27), will announce the winners online and at the in-person ceremony at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Ha...

2021 Jewellery World Awards names Honourees

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 27 October 2021 - Organised by Informa Markets Jewellery since 2012, the Jewellery World Awards (JWA), formerly known as JNA Awards, unveiled its highly anticipated ...

Lawsuit challenges Texas law banning abortion after 6 weeks

A coalition of abortion providers and advocates filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday challenging a Texas law that would allow private citizens to sue anyone for helping a woman get an abortion. ...

Eastern Michigan holds on to beat Northern Illinois 41-33

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Preston Hutchinson threw two touchdowns and scored on a 1-yard run for a 17-point, fourth-quarter lead, and Eastern Michigan held off Northern Illinois 41-33 in the season fina...

Mark Lee makes career breakthrough as drag queen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Singaporean actor Mark Lee (李國煌) is calling for people to show respect to LBGTQ individuals after performing in the comedy movie "Number 1." Lee was nominated...

Taiwanese Mo Tzu-yi named best lead actor at Golden Horse Awards

Taiwanese Mo Tzu-yi (莫子儀) won the best leading actor prize at the 57th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei on Saturday for his portrayal of a gay man suspected of murdering his boyfriend's mother in the...

'My Missing Valentine' headlines Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has kicked off its annual Golden Horse Awards, a prestigious ceremony considered Asia's equivalent of the Academy Awards for Chinese-language films. Even...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 12, the 256th day of 2020. There are 110 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept...

Watchdog eyes violent routing of protesters near White House

An Interior Department watchdog office will investigate law enforcement and security forces’ violent clearing of protesters from a square in front of the White House earlier this month. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, May 29, the 150th day of 2020. There are 216 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 29, 198...

Watchdog: Interior official's meetings broke ethics rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — An assistant Interior secretary broke federal ethics rules by twice meeting with his old employer, a conservative Texas-based policy group, to discuss legal tussle...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, May 29, the 149th day of 2019. There are 216 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 29, ...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 26-June 1

May 26: Drummer Garry Peterson of The Guess Who is 74. Singer Stevie Nicks is 71. Actor Philip Michael Thomas ("Miami Vice") is 70. Actress Pam Grier is 70. Country singer Hank Williams Jr. is 70. Act...