Taiwanese celebrate Valentine’s Day with coffee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Promotions for the resumption of work after the Lunar New Year holiday have barely ended, or convenience stores and coffee chains in Taiwan are turning their attention toward Va...

Top 10 must-see attractions in Taitung, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taitung County government took a poll of must-see travel destinations in Taitung which local and visitors alike should visit. The county government last administered t...

Bloom Burton & Co. Welcomes Michael J. Brown, CFA® as Portfolio Manager and Chief Executive Officer of its Asset Management Affiliate, Bloom Burton Investment Group.

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 30, 2018--Bloom Burton & Co. (“Bloom Burton”) is pleased to announce that Michael J. Brown, CFA®, has been appointed as Portfolio Manager and Chief Executive Officer ...

Man who says boss called him 'Big Indian' wins $40K in suit

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A man who says one of the owners of a Maine-based jewelry company called him a "Big Indian" when he worked there has won $40,000 in a lawsuit. Jason Brown said ...

Paddington creator Michael Bond honored at cathedral service

LONDON (AP) — British actor Hugh Bonneville has joined hundreds of mourners at a memorial service for the creator of the marmalade-loving bear Paddington. Bonneville, who played adop...

Chain stores offer two-for-one coffee for 'make-up' day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As millions of workers in Taiwan have to work an extra day today (Sept. 30) to have an extra day off for the National Day holiday, three major coffee chain stores are offering ...

Takeshi Kaneshiro tree is the hottest tourist destination in Taitung County during LNY

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The Takeshi Kaneshiro tree is the most popular tourist destination in Taitung County during the Lunar New Year holiday, according to the statistics of the county government&rsquo...

On the whisky trail with Kavalan in Yilan

Taipei (Taiwan News) — As many head into Yilan, less than two hours away from Taipei by bus, they seek out the coast and hot springs in nearby towns. Just outside the city of about 100,000 in Yu...

Police shootings of blacks influence crime fiction genre

NEW YORK (AP) -- In "Underground Airlines," an upcoming novel by Ben Winters, a black bounty hunter rides through a poor neighborhood in Indianapolis alongside a white policeman."As we crossed Broad R...

Real-life drama playing out in fight radio pioneer's fortune

Himan Brown might have titled it: "The Brouhaha Over the $100 Million Estate."A lawsuit claims the late creator of such legendary radio dramas as "Dick Tracy" and "The Adventures of the Thin Man" was ...

Veeva Systems Acquires Zinc Ahead

PLEASANTON, Calif. & OXFORD, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 29, 2015--Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE: VEEV) today announced it has acquired Zinc Ahead, a leading provider of commercial content management...

Inspectors find hygiene problems at coffee producers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Inspectors found hygiene problems at almost half of all coffee drink packaging plants they visited, including some producing prominent brands like Uni-President and Mr. Brown, r...

Deadly weekend in Chicago highlights city's gang warfare

CHICAGO (AP) -- A 7-year-old boy who was one of seven people shot to death in Chicago over the holiday weekend was the son of a gang leader with a lengthy arrest record, and police say the man's refus...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:___Nov. 25Charleston (W.Va.) Daily Mail on Obama's image around the world:The Obama presidency was supposed to revive Amer...

Rice raised on classical music harvested

Taipei, Nov. 25 (CNA) Rice that has been grown to the strains of classical music by such maestros as Beethoven and Mozart over the past four months in eastern Taiwan was harvested Tuesday. The ...