Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Oct. 25, the 299th day of 2020. There are 67 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 25,...

Katrina to COVID: New Orleans' Black community pounded again

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Levee breaches from Hurricane Katrina dumped six feet of water into the New Orleans home of Mary Duplessis and her husband in 2005. The house was uninhabitable. Rebuilding meant pil...

Swedish ex-envoy acquitted of planning illegal China meeting

HELSINKI (AP) — A court has acquitted Sweden’s former ambassador to China of exceeding her authority in negotiations with a foreign country, concluding the first trial of its kind involving a Swedish ...

Nick Gordon died after being found unresponsive in hotel

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The ex-partner of singer Whitney Houston's late daughter was found unresponsive in a central Florida hotel room and later died, authorities said Thursday. Parame...

After Dior's kowtow to CCP, Taiwan's Foreign Minister calls on world to 'stand up to China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the news of luxury fashion brand Dior apologizing to China for a powerpoint (PPT) presentation that accurately depicted Chinese territory administered by Beijing...

Taipei City mayor held secret meeting with Taiwan business leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) had a secret two-hour meeting with a group of top business leaders, but it was not known whether the topic of discussion was the capital&...

Taiwan gives amnesty to 1,270 victims of past political repression

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Transitional Justice Commission (促轉會) on Friday expunged the criminal records of 1,270 former political prisoners and dissidents. President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) apologized ...

Four Points by Sheraton Taipei changes name, cuts contract with Marriott for bowing to Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After canceling its contract with Marriott for kowtowing to Beijing, Four Points by Sheraton Taipei (福朋喜來登酒店) has now changed its name to RSL Taipei Jhonghe Hotel (瓏山林台北中和大飯店)....

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - August 18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Top news this week includes 85C Bakery Café kowtows to Chinese bullying; US shows unprecedented courtesy to Taiwan President in LA; Sheraton hotel Wi-Fi screen post...

Taipei Sheraton cans Marriott over its groveling to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to Marriott's kowtowing to Beijing by changing the label for Taiwan in its SPG booking system to "Taiwan China," Four Points by Sheraton Taipei, annou...

New Taipei Sheraton hotel Wi-Fi screen posts flag of communist China next to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Taiwanese netizens yesterday (Aug. 9) became outraged to see Taiwan listed on the Four Points by Sheraton Linkou hotel in New Taipei as a part of China and the red flag o...

MobiWeb Awarded Excellence of the Year at the Le Fonti Awards Ceremony in Hong Kong

HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 23, 2018--MobiWeb was awarded for Excellence of the Year Innovation & Leadership SMS Messaging Provider at the 40th edition of the Le Fonti Awards. The Awards cerem...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Oct. 25, the 298th day of 2017. There are 67 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 25,...

Romanian beauty crowned as Miss Global Charity Queen 2017

The beauty from Romania was crowned as Miss Global Charity Queen 2017 in offshore Penghu County Saturday, a contest that saw representatives from more than 40 countries around the world. The final ...