LeBron James airballs answer to China-NBA dispute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite having over a week to "educate" himself about a tweet sent by the manager of the Houston Rockets in support of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, NBA...

Nationalism over NBA fandom: Fans support 'motherland' China

BEIJING (AP) — When Wu Xintong's favorite team, the Los Angeles Lakers, played the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai this Thursday, she broke a viewing streak of more than 10 years and deliberately missed the...

Analysis: Are China's 'internal affairs' going more global?

One day in 1955, the fledgling People's Republic of China was unhappy about U.S. involvement with Taiwan, the self-governing island that Beijing considered its territory. So Premier Zhou Enlai wrote a...

Should Taiwanese basketball fans boycott the NBA?

KAOHSIUNG (Taipei News) — It seems like almost every week, a new international company, brand, or organization is falling over itself to apologize for hurting the feelings of citizens of the Peo...

'South Park' creators mock NBA's kowtowing to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The creators of the cartoon comedy "South Park" posted a mock apology to China on Tuesday (Oct. 8) after the NBA kowtowed to the communist country to limit damag...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 26-June 1

May 26: Drummer Garry Peterson of The Guess Who is 74. Singer Stevie Nicks is 71. Actor Philip Michael Thomas ("Miami Vice") is 70. Actress Pam Grier is 70. Country singer Hank Williams Jr. is 70. Act...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 19, the 292nd day of 2018. There are 73 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 19, 17...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 19, the 292nd day of 2018. There are 73 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 19, 17...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 14-20

Oct. 14: Country singer Melba Montgomery is 81. Singer Cliff Richard is 78. Singer Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues is 72. Actor Greg Evigan ("My Two Dads," ''B.J. and the Bear") is 65. Singer Thomas...

Why Canada's exclusion from US-Mexico deal raises obstacle

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's drive to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement has taken an unexpected turn — one that complicates his effort to replace that deal with one more fav...

British con artist exploiting Taiwanese women takes down videos, banned from Airbnb

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A British con artist, who has uploaded a number of exploitive videos of Taiwanese women he met on the streets of Taipei, yesterday (June 14) took down all his videos from his t...

Pamela Kaufman Named President, Viacom/Nickelodeon Global Consumer Products

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 2018--Viacom, Inc., (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) has named Pamela Kaufman to the new role of President, Viacom/Nickelodeon Global Consumer Products, with global oversight of ...

Pamela Kaufman Named President, Viacom/Nickelodeon Global Consumer Products

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 2018--Viacom, Inc., (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) has named Pamela Kaufman to the new role of President, Viacom/Nickelodeon Global Consumer Products, with global oversight of ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 19, the 292nd day of 2017. There are 73 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 19, ...

Denny's says mascot looks like a breakfast sausage should

NEW YORK (AP) — Denny's says it's happy its cartoon breakfast sausage mascot is finally getting some attention, even if it's not exactly the kind it wanted. Twitter users mocked the ...