Chinese artist arrested over T-shirt design referencing Tiananmen Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese artist Zhao Bang (趙邦) was arrested for a T-shirt design hinting at the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, HK01 reports. The design uses emojis to depict police sur...

S. Koreans shun Japanese beer, travel, cars as disputes grow

BUNDANG, South Korea (AP) — When Lee Kyung Eon and her friend recently scrapped their plans to go to Japan for their summer vacation and paid $135 penalty for canceling plane tickets, they joined a gr...

Photo of the Day: Street Fighter postcards spotted at Uniqlo in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- ​Reddit user Kidult Kingdom posted this photo of postcards he had collected from a Uniqlo store in Taipei and soon generated excitement among fans of the classic video game Str...

Bangladesh garment workers continue protest for higher wages

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Thousands of garment workers have staged demonstrations to demand better wages for the fourth straight day, shutting down factories on the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital Dh...

China's first international import expo snubbed by 19 of the G20 states

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The opening ceremony of China’s first international import exposition commenced today (Nov. 5) in Shanghai. Representatives of businesses from 172 countries were ...

Golden Pin Design Award Forum comes to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2018 Golden Point Design Forum is coming to Taiwan on Nov. 11. The event will be held in the multi-purpose exhibition hall of Taipei’s Songshan Cultural &...

Duterte takes weekend vacation in Hong Kong, didn't inform all of his staff

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Uncertainty surrounded the Presidential Malacanang Palace in the Philippines over the weekend, as Rodrigo Duterte made an impromptu decision to visit Hong Kong, without te...

Central Taiwan's largest shopping outlet park set to open in mid-Dec.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The highly anticipated shopping outlet center in Taichung City is slated to open on December 12 this year, and is set to become the largest of its kind in Central Taiwan, after ...

Taipei MRT slasher attacks two victims within a week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The woman who slashed another woman's chest with a box cutter inside the MRT Taipei Main Station on Monday (Sept. 17) has been found to have attacked another victim a few d...

Federer loses his initials, still wins at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer didn't need his initials to sign off on another masterful display at Wimbledon. He's hoping to get them back soon, though. Federer's sty...

BBC China: 11 out of 100 major company websites designate Taiwan as a country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Amid China’s current campaign pressuring companies to change their designation of Taiwan, BBC China conducted a survey of 100 major international company websites to...

Activision Blizzard Consumer Products Group Brings Franchises of the Future, Esports and Fan-Favorite Properties to Licensing Expo 2018

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2018--Set for ongoing growth with a slate of world-class entertainment properties, Activision Blizzard Consumer Products Group (ABCPG) arrives at Licensing Expo 201...

Activision Blizzard Consumer Products Group Brings Franchises of the Future, Esports and Fan-Favorite Properties to Licensing Expo 2018

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2018--Set for ongoing growth with a slate of world-class entertainment properties, Activision Blizzard Consumer Products Group (ABCPG) arrives at Licensing Expo 201...

Activision Blizzard Consumer Products Group Brings Franchises of the Future, Esports and Fan-Favorite Properties to Licensing Expo 2018

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2018--Set for ongoing growth with a slate of world-class entertainment properties, Activision Blizzard Consumer Products Group (ABCPG) arrives at Licensing Expo 201...

A tourist in Tokyo Q&A: Toilets, menus and naked bathing

TOKYO (AP) — Tourism to Japan is booming, with 1 million Americans among the country's more than 20 million annual visitors. But language barriers and cultural differences may seem intimidating to som...