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4 beach vacations that maximize your points and miles

Many travelers who squirrel away travel rewards are saving for an oceanfront vacation, paid for with points instead of cash. To make the most of your rewards, start by looking for the highest-value ho...

From cozy get-together to huge event, NFL draft has soared

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bert Bell had been burned and sought a way to get even. His creation, the NFL draft, has become an industry unto itself and the league's third-most popular an...

10 Taiwan restaurants listed among world's top 1000 by La Liste

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Ten restaurants in Taipei have been listed among the 1,000 best restaurants in the world, according to the latest issue of the French food guide La Liste, which was recently unv...

Top Christmas dining options in Taipei in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For those who long to enjoy a Christmas dinner this year in Taipei, Taiwan News has created a list of restaurants, bars and hotels that offer either dine in opportunities or tu...

China likely behind Marriott Hotel hacking scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Investigators have found clues to suggest China is behind the massive hacking scandal over the Marriott Hotel system database that was discovered late November. Accordi...

Espionage or incrimination? Risks from stolen Marriott data

NEW YORK (AP) — Security experts alarmed by the scope of a data breach at the Marriott hotel empire worry that stolen information on specific hotel stays could be used for burglary, espionage or reput...

So you stayed at a Starwood hotel: Tips on data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — If you stayed at one of Marriott's Starwood hotels in recent years, hackers might have information on your address, credit card and even your passport. Some of this can be used for ide...

The Latest: New York investigating Marriott's data breach

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — The Latest on a security breach inside Marriott's worldwide hotel empire that has compromised the information of as many as 500 million guests (all times local): ...

Top Thanksgiving dining options in Taipei for 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For those who long to enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner this year, including turkey with all the fixings in Taipei, Taiwan News has created a list of restaurants and hotels that offe...

China hotels red-faced after dirty cleaning practices revealed

Chinese tourism authorities have called for 14 major hotels in Beijing, Shanghai and three provinces to be investigated after video from hidden cameras showed workers using the same sponge to wipe dow...

Major hotels in China inspected after room cleaning expose

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese tourism ministry has asked authorities in Beijing, Shanghai and three provinces to investigate room cleaning at 14 major hotels after hidden camera video showed workers usin...

Hotels apologize in China after video shows how they clean

BEIJING (AP) — At least four major international hotel chains have apologized after a hidden camera video of their room cleaning practices in China was posted online. The Shangri-La ...

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2 Americans win econ Nobel for work on climate and growth STOCKHOLM (AP) — Just a day after a United Nations panel called for urgent action on climate change, the Nobel Prize in econ...

2,700 workers at major Hawaii hotels join national strike

HONOLULU (AP) — Workers at some of Hawaii's most iconic hotels are joining a national strike. About 2,700 Marriott employees on Oahu and Maui on Monday joined the strike that began l...

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 ...