Another asylum-seeker makes national poetry contest finals

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — For the second consecutive year, an asylum-seeker from Maine has made it to the final round of a national spoken poetry competition. The road to the Poetry Out...

We need men to talk about periods: Oscar winner Guneet Monga

Period. End of Sentence is a documentary about the deep-rooted stigma attached to menstruation in the village of Hapur in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. For generations, women here did no...

Taiwanese director Doze Niu charged with sexual assault

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese director Doze Niu (鈕承澤) has been charged with sexually assaulting a staff member working on his newest film “Pao Ma,” AFP reports. The incident oc...

Taiwan’s Monga Fried Chicken to open first UK store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Popular Taiwanese restaurant chain Monga Fried Chicken (艋舺雞排) is set to open its first European branch in London on January 27. The new branch is located at 12 Macclesf...

Taiwanese film director Doze Niu being investigated for rape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- There was mass media chaos this morning as Taiwanese film director Doze Niu (鈕承澤) arrived at a police station in Taipei to respond to allegations that he had raped one of his f...

Taipei invites public to play monopoly game – in Monga style!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City invites the public to join the fun of playing the Taiwanese version of the monopoly game – Hu-Lu-Yun (葫蘆運) – as part of the 2018 Wanhua Creative Di...

Capturing ‘two sides of the coin’ of Freddy Lim’s life in the new film ‘Metal Politics Taiwan’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "Metal Politics Taiwan" depicts "two sides of the coin" referring to Freddy Lim, a metal rock star and a politician, both modern and traditional. ...

Last serpent shop shutters in Taipei's Snake Alley

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The last snake eatery in Taipei's Snake Alley, also known as the Huaxi Street Night Market (華西街觀光夜市), is set to close its doors for the last time today (May 21), marking th...

Student from Zambia performs in national poetry contest

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine high school student who fled his native Zambia says the experience of participating in a national spoken poetry competition was "heaven" even though he didn't advance. ...

The Latest: Student ruled eligible for US poetry contest

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on the Maine high school student who fled his native Zambia and was suing to be allowed to participate in a U.S. poetry contest (all times local): 4...

Poetry contest decision due for teen who fled native Zambia

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A federal judge is expected to rule whether a high school student who fled his native Zambia can compete in a government-funded national poetry contest. Allan ...

Student from Zambia fights to compete in US poetry contest

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Lawyers for a high school student who fled his native Zambia and is suing to compete in a government-funded national poetry competition will argue their case to a federal judge....

Student from Zambia sues to compete in 'Poetry Out Loud'

WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) — A Maine high school student who fled his native country of Zambia last year is suing the National Endowment for the Arts because it will not let him compete in the national "Po...

Taipei may consider legalized prostitution zone in Wanhua District

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On August 10, historian Kao Chuan-chi (高傳棋) revealed on Facebook that he had a conversation with Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) about creating a legalized, government-regulated p...

Un blessé allongé devant le parc du temple de Longshan (French version)

Blessé par un couteau, saigné de partout, un homme a été retrouvé couché par terre à 3 heures du matin ce 20 septembre près du temple Longshan, un site populaire touristique situé dans la ville de Tai...