Photo of the Day: 'Letter' from Taiwan leopard cat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As online speculation heats up over the potential arrival of cuddly pandas from Communist China at the Kaohsiung Zoo, the Leopard Cat Association of Taiwan released a photo yes...

2 Chinese pandas to arrive in Denmark in April

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Copenhagen Zoo says two giant black-and-white visitors are heading to Denmark as part of China's so-called "panda diplomacy." Park manager Joergen Niel...

China panda offer requires further discussion: Kaohsiung tourism head

A much-debated proposed offer of pandas from China to Kaohsiung will not be easy to become reality, because it would require the approval of at least three official bodies, an official in the southern...

China might give two pandas to Taiwan's Kaohsiung City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kaohsiung City Government has confirmed media reports that China might offer two pandas to the city as an act of cultural exchange, saying it is likely to establish a ...

Prague Pirate Party Mayor puts human rights above One China policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The new mayor of the Czech capital Prague, Zdeněk Hřib, wants to scrap a “One China” article from a sister city agreement with Beijing while professing interest in h...

Chimps use branch to make ladder, escape Belfast Zoo

LONDON (AP) — Zookeepers say a group of chimpanzees used branches weakened by a storm to make a ladder and escape from their enclosure at the Belfast Zoo. Video filmed Saturday by vi...

Rare red panda goes missing from Belfast Zoo

LONDON (AP) — Officials say a rare red panda has gone missing from Belfast Zoo in Northern Ireland. Belfast City Council officials said Monday the animal is not considered dangerous ...

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

A female panda, still unnamed after being born in a Malaysian zoo, celebrates her first birthday with an ice cake. In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, a man wears...

Panda receives world’s first orthodontic brace in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Widely popular giant panda at Taipei Zoo, Tuan Tuan (團團), successfully underwent oral surgery and received the world’s first orthodontic brace, reported CNA. The ...

Fiat Chrysler announces production plans for Italian plants

MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Mike Manley says the Italian-American carmaker will build a fully electric version of the 500 city car and a compact Alfa Romeo SUV at plants in Italy. ...

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant lead Warriors past Suns 123-103

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 15 of his 29 points in the third quarter and also had eight assists, leading the Golden State Warriors past the Phoenix Suns 123-103 on Monday night. ...

WildAid Report Shows Dramatic Decline in Rhino Horn Prices

Twenty-five years after China’s ban on the domestic sale of rhino horn, and nine months since Vietnam, the second most significant market for the product, began enforcing its ban, prices of the ...

Foodpanda competitor Deliveroo setting up shop in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Eating in Taipei is about to get even more convenient than it already is, especially for foodies that can’t be bothered to leave their home for a walk to a loca...

Overwatch League expanding to Paris, DC and across China

NEW YORK (AP) — The Overwatch League has announced six new franchises, bringing the global esport league's total to 20 heading into its second season. The league announced clubs in P...

Virtual learning: using AI, immersion to teach Chinese

TROY, N.Y. (AP) — To learn Chinese in this room, talk to the floating panda head. The Mandarin-speaking avatar zips around a 360-degree restaurant scene in an artificial intelligence...