Photo of the Day: 'Miniature Life Exhibition' in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Feb. 3, Reddit user kidultkingdom posted this photo of a whimsical scene by Japanese miniature artist Tatsuya Tanaka, as part of an exhibit on his works currently on display...

Reddit raises $300M in finance round led by China's Tencent

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Social media service Reddit Inc. says it has raised $300 million in a financing round led by Chinese internet giant Tencent. Reddit's CEO, Steve Huffman, told CN...

Calls for Taiwan independence surface on Reddit ahead of feared Tencent censorship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke that Tencent has made a massive US$150 million investment in the social media site Reddit, many of its users have been hastily posting support for Taiwan's...

Photo of the Day: 1960s tourist map of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A copy of this vintage 1960s tourist map of Taiwan went viral on social media yesterday (Feb. 9). The map, which was published in 1969 and is titled "Tourist's Map ...

Bid by China’s Tencent for Reddit provokes concerns about censorship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A reported bid by Chinese online giant Tencent to invest US$150 million in social media company Reddit is causing concern about the threat of censorship. The deal might be co...

China’s Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission accused of plagiarizing Super Mario

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - China’s Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission uploaded a video on its Weibo page which was accused of plagiarizing Super Mario. In the video, titled “Sup...

Photo of the Day: 'Do not accept Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Western and Chinese netizens alike are getting quite a chuckle from a sign at a popular hotpot chain in China which appears to warn patrons to "not accept Taiwan." ...

Photo of the Day: Hot 'dogs?' in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A hot dog stand in New Taipei City has caught the eye of many Western netizens for including the photo of a canine in a country once known for eating dog meat. On Sunday eve...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan Plaza spotted in Honduras

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A user of the social media site Reddit on Monday (Jan. 14) posted this photo from Google Maps showing a plaza dedicated to Taiwan, complete with a mock-up of Taipei 101, in the...

Ride-hailing subscriptions: Are they worth it?

NEW YORK (AP) — The start of a new year often coincides with a surge in monthly memberships to gyms. Ride-hailing services are hoping customers will think along the same lines about ...

Subban to teen facing racial abuse: Keep pushing forward

TORONTO (AP) — Nashville Predators star P.K. Subban has reached out to a teenage hockey player facing racial abuse. The defenseman recorded a video and texted it to Ty Cornett, a 13-...

Taiwan says 'No thanks!' to Xi Jinping's offer of one country, two systems

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three days after China's President Xi Jinping gave a speech in which he rehashed the Chinese Communist Party's stance on the "inevitable" unification of Taiwa...

LinkedIn censors Tiananmen leader for China, backtracks next day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After censoring the account of a Chinese Tiananmen Square leader and activist on its site in China, LinkedIn changed its mind and unblocked him the next day, claiming he had be...

Photo of the Day: Chinese textbook warns drinking cold water can be deadly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Many Western netizens are getting a laugh at a cartoon found by an American editor in a Chinese textbook warning children about the dangers of drinking cold water to the heart ...

Photo of the Day: Hand-painted movie posters in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Dec. 21, a user of the social media platform Reddit posted a photo of Tainan's venerable old Chin Men Theater (全美戲院) festooned with old-fashioned, hand-painted movie pos...