Warren tackles race following criticism of DNA test release

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren sought to solidify her connection with African-American voters Friday as she prepares to launch a potential presidential campaign amid criticism of her approach...

Disillusioned US academics call for government action to counteract China’s infiltration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As global attention is drawn to the talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping at the G20 meeting in Argentina, a media report reveal...

The future of health on display at Taiwan Healthcare+ Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The future of health was on display at the 2018 Taiwan Healthcare Expo+ in Taipei on Nov. 30, where innovation, emerging technology, and fresh approaches to wellbeing were...

Taiwan minimum wage bill calls for fines of up to NT$1 million for employers who violate law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor (MOL) announced a national minimum wage draft bill, which makes provision for the introduction of a mechanism and economic indexes governing th...

Diagram shows how China allegedly interferes with Taiwan's elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese Facebook group yesterday (Nov. 21) posted a diagram outlining how it alleges China is using both private and official channels to try to manipulate the results of T...

It's a Twitter war: Doctors clash with NRA over gun deaths

The photos from doctors came quickly and in succession: blood-stained operating rooms, blood-covered scrubs and shoes, bullets piercing body parts and organs. The pictures on Twitter...

In 'Creed II,' Dolph Lundgren is happy he has better lines

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Being cast as the villain Soviet boxer Ivan Drago in "Rocky IV" launched Dolph Lundgren's acting career. But he had a brainier path if that didn't work out. The 6...

William Goldman, Oscar winner for 'Butch Cassidy,' has died

NEW YORK (AP) — William Goldman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter and Hollywood wise man who won Academy Awards for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the President's Men" and summed up the m...

William Goldman, Oscar winner for 'Butch Cassidy,' has died

NEW YORK (AP) — William Goldman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter and Hollywood wise man who won Academy Awards for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the President's Men" and summed up the m...

Taiwania 2 ranked as 20th-most powerful supercomputer in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwania 2 has achieved a ranking of 20th in the world, the highest rating for a Taiwan-made supercomputer ever, announced the Ministry of Science and Technology...

Taiwan a 'super innovator' and global talent pool: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with a foreign academic delegation on Tuesday and said that as a globally acknowledged innovator, Taiwan will continue to make contri...

UCLA receives endowment of US$1 million to support Taiwan Studies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A foundation established by a Taiwanese-American family, the J. Yang and Family Foundation, has provided a US$1 million endowment to help support the field of Taiwan studi...

Taiwan 'a thriving and successful democracy': Russian democracy activist Vladimir Kara-Murza

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Describing Taiwan as a thriving and successful democracy, Russian democracy activist Vladimir Kara-Murza said Friday that there is no better place than Taiwan to hold...

Half of all Taiwanese blessed with ‘weight loss’ gene: study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Half the population in Taiwan is blessed with a gene that helps control weight and thus allows them to indulge in the pleasure of eating while keeping obesity at bay, repo...

Ministers meeting signals thaw in China-Australia ties

BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and Australia are meeting in Beijing in a sign of a thaw in the recently frosty relationship between the key economic partners. Wang Yi ...