Taiwan’s glove puppetry show draws ire of Chinese netizens over ‘Wuhan virus’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A celebrated glove puppetry show in Taiwan has sparked an outcry from the Chinese online community and been forced to apologize for labeling the coronavirus the "Wuha...

Hot-shooting USC women beat Colorado 69-54 in Pac-12 tourney

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alissa Pili scored 22 points and seventh-seeded Southern California pulled away late in the third quarter to beat No. 10 seed Colorado 69-54 on Thursday night in the first round of th...

McBryde helps No. 16 Arizona women pull away from USC 73-57

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Aari McDonald scored 20 points and Dominique McBryde scored 10 in the fourth quarter when No. 16 Arizona pulled away for its fifth straight win, 73-57 over USC on Sunday. ...

Richardson, No. 19 Arizona St women edge USC 76-75 in 3OTs

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Reili Richardson made a 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds left in the third overtime and No. 19 Arizona State edged Southern California 76-75 on Friday for coach Charli Turner Thorne's 50...

USC women upset previously unbeaten No. 7 UCLA in double OT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aliyah Jeune scored 27 points, Alissa Pili added 19 and Southern California upset No. 7 UCLA 70-68 in double overtime on Friday night. UCLA came in as the nation'...

Report: Whistleblower says ICE denied healthcare to migrants

HOUSTON (AP) — A whistleblower report provided to BuzzFeed News alleges U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has “systematically provided inadequate medical and mental health care” to detained mig...

Pacific bird refuge struggles as ocean garbage patch grows

MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (AP) — Flying into the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Midway Atoll appears out of the vast blue Pacific as a tiny oasis of coral-fringed land wi...

Iconic Pacific bird sanctuary ravaged by plastic and death

MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (AP) — Flying into the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Midway Atoll appears out of the vast blue Pacific as a tiny oasis of coral-fringed land wi...

Taiwan Design Expo 2019 heads south to Pingtung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Taiwan Design Expo 2019 aims to create the world’s biggest “design supermarket” and will get underway in Taiwan’s southernmost city of Pingtung, fro...

Netflix ramps up presence in Taiwan, eyes original content

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Netflix on Monday (July 29) decided to become a member of the New Media Entertainment Association (NMEA) in Taiwan, signaling more cooperation with Taiwanese content provi...

When traditional temple parade meets contemporary designs — Daxi Daxi Festival kicks off in Taiwan’s Taoyuan

TAOYUAN (Taiwan News) — The Daxi Daxi Festival, a series of cultural activities celebrating traditional folk beliefs with contemporary design and art kicked off Saturday at Taoyuan City’s ...

California zoo vets raising neglected baby red panda

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The newest furry member of the Sacramento Zoo is relying on human care after her mother started neglecting the tiny red panda. Sacramento Zoo spokeswoman La...

Innovation is key to accelerating competitiveness: Tsai

Taipei, April 30 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Monday called on entrepreneurs and companies in Taiwan to prioritize innovation to further accelerate their competitiveness on the international ...

Taiwanese company Pili garners Presidential Innovation Award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Pili International Multimedia, a distinguished glove puppetry production company, has claimed the 3rd annual Presidential Innovation Award for the Group Category. A...

Japan's Takarazuka Revue to showcase performance inspired by Taiwan's Pili puppetry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The famous all female Takarazuka Revue theater group from Japan announced Friday, March 3, that their next tour to Taiwan would feature a performance inspired by a bit of ...