Indian court to set law on women’s entry in temples, mosques

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Supreme Court will set law on women’s entry into temples and mosques after being asked to review its decision lifting a ban on some women entering the Sabarimala temple in Ker...

Bespoke silk robes await Pope Francis on Thailand visit

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's capital boasts garment makers ranging from bespoke tailors to sweatshops, but for a truly divine frock, you have to look a little harder. In a Catholic prep...

BBC science show Click presents Taiwan invention the AirBox

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In its latest edition, the BBC’s weekly science show Click presents technology made in Taiwan, including the AirBox designed to fight pollution. At the origin of ...

5th Trending Taiwan film competition winners revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A film depicting the ordinary lives of mothers in Taiwan has won the grand prize of the 2019 Trending Taiwan Short Film Competition (全民潮臺灣短片徵件競賽) organized by the Ministry...

Charles Howell III takes family on 'once-in-a-lifetime' trip

SHANGHAI (AP) — Not long after Charles Howell III finished his final round in Las Vegas, he packed up for a trip to Asia he never imagined taking. It wasn't just for golf. And he was...

American convicted of child sex abuse in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A Cambodian court has sentenced an American man to two and a half years in prison on charges of sexually abusing three underage girls. The provincial cour...

Q&A: Things to know about feud over Tokyo's Olympic marathon

TOKYO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee abruptly announced two weeks ago it was moving next year's Olympic marathon from Tokyo to the northern city of Sapporo. The change ha...

French filmmaker Tolt releases 'Don’t go to Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French film director Benjamin Martinie, who goes by the handle "Tolt," has created a travel video introducing Taiwan with the contrarian title "Don't go...

Pro-Beijing party may be infiltrating temples in Taiwan: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A pro-Beijing political party in Taiwan is reportedly exerting a strong influence on dozens of temples across the island, sparking fears that religious communities are bei...

Mormon women given increased role in 2 key ceremonies

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will allow women to be official "witnesses" at two key ceremonies where they were previously only allowed to observe in the latest...

Taiwan east coast town of Hualien to attract direct flights from Cambodia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid falling numbers of visitors from China and the government’s New Southbound Policy, Hualien will see new flights opening to two destinations in Cambodia next mon...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Han Kuo-yu: DPP rule of Taiwan turns in an empty scorecard

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 20:25 Sept. 15, 2019 ] Han Kuo-yu (Chinese Na...

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25, 2019

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25 Last updated: (GMT+8) 01:15 Aug. 30, 2019 Election Tidbits about Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and Terry Gou **Continuously u...

Taiwan funerary art exhibit one of Paris' must-see attractions this summer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This summer at the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris, France, an exhibition is being held in cooperation with the Cultural Center of Taiwan in Paris (法國台灣文化中心) and the ...

Taiwan KMT presidential candidate plans to vist US in fall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) is planning to visit the United States in September or October, reports said on Sunday (Aug. 18). Han said on Su...