Civil and student groups march in Taipei ahead of 228 Incident anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 40 civil and student groups marched on the streets of Taipei Saturday afternoon (Feb. 22) in commemoration of the 228 Incident – the island-wide suppressio...

Taiwan civic groups rally to commemorate 73rd anniversary of 228 Incident

More than 40 civic groups staged a march in Taipei on Saturday to mark the 73rd anniversary of the 228 Incident, calling on the public not to forget the people's uprising in February 1947 that spu...

Regent Taipei & Silks Palace presents five-star gourmet takeaway

To capture the dine-in market, and to ensure the nutrition of the dishes guests enjoy this season, Regent Taipei presents executive chef team designed gourmet dishes ranging from NT$199 to NT$1280, pr...

Video shows Chinese woman call for Taiwan independence, denounce CCP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Sunday (Feb. 15) of a Chinese woman exasperated by Beijing's bungling of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, who came out in support of independence for ...

Lupine flower festival in N. Taiwan to offer outdoor enjoyment amid virus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taoyuan Lupinus Festival will open on Saturday (Feb. 15) and run through March 8, providing good opportunities for people to enjoy the outdoor amidst fear for the...

Former congressman Walsh ends 2020 GOP bid against Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Illinois congressman Joe Walsh ended his Republican primary challenge to President Donald Trump on Friday, abandoning an effort that faced long odds and financial struggles fr...

800 drones to open 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fleet of 800 drones will light up the sky above the Taiwan Lantern Festival’s Houli Horse Ranch Park main exhibition area, in Taichung on Saturday (Feb. 8), accord...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Feb. 6, the 37th day of 2020. There are 329 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 6, 20...

Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie star, dies at 103

Kirk Douglas, the intense, muscular actor with the dimpled chin who starred in “Spartacus,” “Lust for Life” and dozens of other films, helped fatally weaken the blacklist again...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Feb. 5 The Miami Herald on Fred Guttenberg, father of a student killed at Mar...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Feb. 4, the 35th day of 2020. There are 331 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 4, 200...

Andy Gill, guitarist for punk band Gang of Four, has died

NEW YORK (AP) — Guitarist Andy Gill, who supplied the scratching, seething sound that fueled the highly influential British post-punk band Gang of Four, died Saturday, according to a statement from th...

Virus rattles Chinese communities, canceling new year events

ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — The rapid spread of a new virus from China has cast a pall across Chinese American communities, with people staying inside whenever possible, wearing medical masks when they mu...

Brexit reflections: A bumpy ride down a long, winding road

LONDON (AP) — So this is the way Britain’s European Union membership ends: Not with Big Ben’s bong, but with a whimper. The bell won't toll when the moment finally comes ; Parliament...

Beyond Brexit: Reunited French, British tunnelers look ahead

DOVER, England (AP) — One tunneling from France, the other digging from Britain, the two men smashed with pummeling jackhammers through the last slivers of rock separating their nations. ...