Badgley Mischka evokes an island flair at NY Fashion Week

NEW YORK (AP) — All that was missing was the sand at the Badgley Mischka spring/summer show that featured floral prints, bathing suits and glitzy evening gowns, evoking island flair. ...

Yunlin research center bolsters Taiwan’s floriculture industry

Phalaenopsis Kenneth Schubert Tari-12 is found in only one place in the world: the Floriculture Research Center in western Taiwan’s Yunlin County. Featuring delicate petals patterned in pink, re...

Taiwan WTO delegation hosts Orchid Exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s delegation of representatives at the World Trade Organization (WTO) recently hosted the opening of the third annual Orchid Flower Exhibition in Geneva, whic...

Judge clears Robert Kraft's attorneys of contempt accusation

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge has cleared the attorneys representing New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft of contempt of court allegations filed against them after a hearing on his m...

Flower farm in Taiwan’s Yilan becomes tourist hotspot for its ‘Golden Flower Tunnel’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A flower farm in Yilan’s Yuanshan Township (員山鄉) has become a tourist hotspot as people flock to the location to take photos of the farm’s signature “Gol...

Indy 500 champ Simon Pagenaud aims to stay on top in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Simon Pagenaud saw the wreath he won less than a week ago at the Indianapolis 500 and lamented how the leaves and orchids were wilting. During the doubleheader weekend...

Three new Taiwan orchid varieties pique interest of European, US buyers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has successfully cultivated three new orchid varieties under the genus of Dendrobium, which have been registered by Great Britain's leading gardening organizati...

Kraft trial postponed while prosecutors appeal video ruling

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge has delayed the trial of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on a misdemeanor charge that he paid for sex at a massage parlor. Judge ...

Enjoy ‘Dancing Lady Orchids’ at Taipei's CKS Shilin Residence Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei’s Parks and Street Lights Office (PSLO) is holding an oncidium exhibition at New Orchid Pavilion (新蘭亭), CKS Shilin Residence Park from now until June 9, PSLO said ...

Kraft's prosecutors appeal block of massage parlor video

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors are appealing a judge's decision to block them from using video that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaging in paid sex at a ...

Taiwan orchid exhibition kicks off in Paraguay

The Taiwan orchid exhibition kicked off May 10 in Paraguay, spotlighting the nation’s expertise in flower cultivation and strengthening agricultural and business exchanges with the South America...

Pitched battle: Kraft attorneys fire back at prosecutors

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Two attorneys for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft are accusing prosecutors of misconduct in his misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution case. Al...

U.S. pork containing ractopamine remains banned: Taiwan's COA

Despite a recent visit by an agricultural mission of the United States to Taiwan's Council of Agriculture (COA), pork containing ractopamine from that country remains banned, a COA official said T...

Customers videotaped at Kraft-connected spa sue authorities

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Nearly three dozen men and women filed a federal class-action lawsuit alleging Florida authorities unlawfully videotaped them as they received legal massages at a parlor w...

Attorneys accuse police, prosecutors of leaking Kraft video

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for two of the women charged in a Florida prostitution sting are asking a judge to hold police and prosecutors in contempt of court following reports that someon...