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YouTuber stabbed twice in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese YouTuber was attacked by four men Monday morning (Feb. 22), suffering two knife wounds to his back. On Monday morning, a 31-year-old Taiwanese YouTuber surn...

Popular American YouTuber obtains Taiwan Employment Gold Card

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Well-known American YouTuber Hailey Jane Richards (莫彩曦) has been granted an Employment Gold Card by the Taiwanese government for her promotion of Taiwan through online vid...

Confucius' 76th generation descendant to star in Taiwanese comedy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese actress Kung Ling-yuan (孔令元), a 76th-generation descendant of Confucius, has taken the lead role in the new comedy film "Daydreaming Deliveryman" (白日夢外...

Brazil's pandemic deaths top 200,000 amid a return to fun

SAO PAULO (AP) — The night before New Year’s Eve in Rio de Janeiro, thousands of revelers clad in their bathing suits crowded onto the iconic Ipanema beach to have some seaside drinks. It was one of m...

Brazil enjoys fun in the sun as COVID-19 deaths top 200,000

SAO PAULO (AP) — The night before New Year’s Eve in Rio de Janeiro, thousands of revelers clad in their bathing suits crowded onto the iconic Ipanema beach to have some seaside drinks. It was one of m...

French YouTuber's grandma knits sweater for Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos that Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) posted of a sweater made by the grandmother of a French YouTuber have gone viral. Quentin Richard, who goes by the ha...

Neymar representatives deny links to big Brazil party

SAO PAULO (AP) — Representatives for soccer superstar Neymar are trying to distance him from claims he has flouted pandemic warnings with a huge, multiday New Year's bash at or near his home in Brazil...

Filmmakers in Pakistan struggle for space and recognition

Every now and then Omer Nafees finds a suitable spot in old Lahore to sip a cup of tea and observe life in all its colors. This part of the city, also referred to as the Walled City, forms the histori...

YouTuber spots 'funniest translation' on Taiwan mountain trail sign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American travel YouTuber on Saturday (Nov. 28) posted video of the "funniest sign" he had ever seen at the head of a mountain trail in southern Taiwan, prompt...

YouTuber clears up China propagandist's confusion over Taiwan independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A popular American YouTuber on Wednesday (Nov. 18) posted a rebuttal to a video by countryman Nathan Rich, who made the erroneous claim that Taiwan is part of China. On...

American YouTuber Tyler Oakley lauds Taiwan's handling of coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American YouTuber Tyler Oakley on Monday (Nov. 16) cited Taiwan's handling of the Wuhan coronavirus as an example of how the pandemic could have been managed different...

China propagandist confused about Taiwan independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American YouTuber Nathan Rich, who goes by the handle "Hot Pot King" (火鍋大王), has released another video in which he does his master's bidding and erroneously...

Millennial Money: Minimalist tips to maximize the holidays

After spending nearly $2,000 in gifts for her daughter’s first Christmas in 2017, Meg Nordmann knew her holiday strategy had to change. “I totally blew it that first Christmas with ...

Taiwanese student aids injured 'grandpa' with jacket outside MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A high school student has won praise from Taiwanese netizens for using his jacket to help halt the bleeding from a head wound suffered by an elderly man after he suddenly ...

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As cardholders experience financial difficulties due to COVID-19, some credit card issuers are promoting their hardship programs. Once a well-kept secret, these programs are now mor...