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Review: 'Red Rocket' a great look at a conman in our midst

Mikey Saber, the antihero of Sean Baker’s new film, has a bit of a problem during job interviews. He has a hole in his resume — stretching some 20 years. He explains to the bosses at...

Taiwanese math teacher gives hardcore calculus lessons on Pornhub

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese math teacher's decision to do "special things in special places" to attract students' attention by posting classes on an adult video website ...

EXPLAINER: How US states help rich foreigners shield assets

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A mention of "tax havens” typically conjures images of sun-soaked Caribbean escapes like the Cayman Islands or the buttoned-down banks of Switzerland. Not South Dakota. ...

Wyoming librarians under fire for books about sex, LGBTQ

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Books about sex, LGBTQ issues and how to have a baby have public library employees in a deeply conservative Wyoming city facing possible prosecution after angry local residents c...

Business Highlights

___ Across US and Europe, pandemic’s grip on economies tightens WASHINGTON (AP) — The worsening of the viral pandemic across the United States and Europe is threate...

Visa, Mastercard won't allow charges for services on Pornhub

NEW YORK (AP) — Mastercard and Visa said Thursday they would block their customers from using the credit cards to make purchases on Pornhub following accusations the pornographic website showed videos...

Mastercard, Visa investigate Pornhub business relationship

Credit card giants Visa and Mastercard said Sunday that they are investigating their business relationship with Pornhub after a prominent newspaper columnist alleged that the pornographic website show...

Canadian man handed 5 months for revenge porn video of Taiwanese girlfriend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Canadian man was handed a five-month prison term on Oct. 15 for posting a pornographic video of his former Taiwanese girlfriend online after their breakup and without he...

FinCEN Files: How Turkey’s Aktif Bank helped Wirecard and the porn industry

Turkish companies and banks pop up frequently and prominently in the FinCEN Files, a collection of secret documents from the US Department of the Treasury that was leaked to BuzzFeed News and shared w...

China Foreign Ministry spokesman caught following adult film stars on Twitter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian (趙立堅) has allegedly been following the Twitter accounts of a pornographic website and an adult film actress. Chi...

UK plan to control online porn is watched as test case

LONDON (AP) — The global push to more tightly regulate the internet and big tech firms is spreading to one of the web's biggest and least visible corners: porn. The British governmen...

Danish candidate places election ad on adult site

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — While most of the candidates for Denmark's general election are making good use of the internet, posting their promises on websites and social media, one has gone a step fur...

MMA fighter who exploits Taiwanese women in porn videos back to his old tricks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After taking a beating on social media for exploiting Taiwanese women in his pornographic videos and tapping out on PornHub, an American mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter has st...

Taiwanese women exploited by American MMA fighter's porn videos

Update 03/16/2018: As of 12:50 p.m. Taipei time, Schulte has taken down all of the pornographic videos from his PornHub account. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese women are among the 36 Asian...