Asian Games: Wushu athlete Tsai Tse-min bags first medal for Taiwan in Asian Games 

JAKARTA(Taiwan News)- Taiwanese athlete Tsai Tse-min(蔡澤民) bagged the first medal for Taiwan by clinching a bronze in the Wushu-Changquan event.  Earlier this morning, he perform...

After months of hostility, trade talks between US and China to resume 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Aug. 16 Washington and Beijing both announced that mid-level trade talks would take place in D.C. over the coming week. According to the report, Chinese Vice Ministe...

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo declares 2018 Asian Games open

JAKARTA(Taiwan News)- The opening ceremony of the 18th Asian Games was held in the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium yesterday(Aug 18) at 7 p.m. The Asian Games was declared open by Indonesia'...

Parent company of Taiwan's 85℃ Bakery Café sees sharp fall in market value

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The market capitalization of Gourmet Master Co., which owns the 85℃ Bakery Café chain, has dropped by about NT$10 billion (US$325 million) in the past three trading sessions on ...

Malaysian leader tours Alibaba, meets Jack Ma on China visit

BEIJING (AP) — Malaysia's leader courted Chinese e-commerce investment in his country on Saturday, the start of his first trip to China since his stunning electoral victory three months ago....

Colorado legislative aide punished for Putin portrait prank

DENVER (AP) — An adviser to a Democratic legislative leader in Colorado has been punished for helping a progressive group put a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin on brief display at the stat...

Bob Bass, former GM in San Antonio and Charlotte, dead at 89

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Bob Bass, the former San Antonio and Charlotte general manager who was an integral part of the front office for most of the Spurs' first 20 years in South Texas, has died. He was 89...

Grande tears up as she recalls Manchester tragedy

NEW YORK (AP) — The very mention of Manchester still brings Ariana Grande to tears. The singer cried during an interview Friday with Ebro for Beats 1 on Apple Music as she shared tho...

Egypt president ratifies law imposing internet controls

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has ratified an anti-cybercrime law that rights groups say paves the way for censoring online media. The law, published Saturday ...

When Ms. Franklin calls: Reporter reflects on Queen of Soul

NEW YORK (AP) — When I got the chance to interview Aretha Franklin for the first time in 2001, I was already a bundle of nerves: Even though it was just over the phone, I'd be talking to THE Queen of ...

Republican insurgent gives Wyoming senate incumbent a fight

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Years ago, orthopedic surgeon John Barrasso gave regular health advice on the evening television news, Wyoming-wide exposure that established a reputation as a mild, level-headed...

Germany: No preparations made in case of alien landing

BERLIN (AP) — The German government says it has made no preparations for the possibility that aliens might land in the European country. In a response to questions from opposition Gr...

Trump says he 'won't let' social media target conservatives

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says "we won't let that happen." ...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — National security adviser John Bolton. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press...

Woman finds secret camera inside Starbucks Taiwan restroom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A woman visiting a Starbucks outlet in Taipei City’s Neihu District found a hidden camera inside a toilet which might have taken 7,000 pictures of more than a hundred wome...