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Taiwan sign tells 'humans over 18' not to call boss 'Auntie'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos of a sign surfaced Monday (June 20) on social media asking "humans over 18' to not call the female owner of a breakfast shop "Auntie." At 7:53...

50-year-old Taiwanese woman vexed by police calling her 'grandma'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 50-year-old woman at the scene of an accident took offense to police officers calling her "grandma," prompting the department to remind officers to use more re...

'Golden Girls' shows little age at inaugural fan convention

CHICAGO (AP) — TV shows about sci-fi or comic book fare usually inspire fan conventions — not a sitcom about four women of a certain age living together in Florida. But sisters Hill...

AARP to honor Lily Tomlin with Movies for Grownups Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lily Tomlin is this year's recipient of AARP The Magazine’s Movies for Grownups Awards career achievement honor. The 82-year-old actor, comedian and star of “Grac...

'Horrified' and 'finally'; reaction varies on Cosby release

NEW YORK (AP) — Reaction to Wednesday's Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling overturning Bill Cosby's sexual assault conviction, allowing him to be released from from prison: “Mr. Cosb...

Clooney, 'Billie Holiday' among AARP movie award honorees

“The United States vs. Billie Holiday,” “Minari,” “Da 5 Bloods” and “One Night in Miami” are among the films AARP is honoring at its annual Movies for Grownups Awards, the nonprofit organization said ...

South Korea celebrity suicides put spotlight on gender inequality

Young actress-model Song Yoo-jung had enjoyed a successful career before a recent downturn in work and prospects. On January 23, she died suddenly. Initial media reports suggested she took her own lif...

In graying Italy, the old defy biases laid bare by pandemic

ROME (AP) — From his newsstand at the bottom of two hilly streets in Rome, Armando Alviti has been dispensing newspapers, magazines and good cheer to locals from before dawn till after dusk nearly eve...

Despite risks, Trump invests big in attacks on Biden's age

President Donald Trump has accused his Democratic rival Joe Biden of having connections to the “radical left” and has pilloried his relationship with China, his record on criminal justice, his plans f...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, July 4, the 186th day of 2020. There are 180 days left in the year. This is Independence Day. Today’s Highlight in History: ...

Hugill & Ip continues to push its D&I agenda with the private screening of "Suk Suk"

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 12 June 2020 - Since its early days, Hugill & Ip has been extremely committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and in the community. Th...

Singer Goo Hara’s death shines light on dark side of K-pop

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The death of South Korean singer and actor Goo Hara, whose body was found at her home in Seoul this week, has again shone a spotlight on pressures that stars, especially fema...

AARP releases the names of its Movies for Grownups nominees

NEW YORK (AP) — A new batch of film nominations are out from an influential media organization — but superhero flicks and “Frozen 2” need not apply. AARP, the organization for retire...

In Apple TV's 'Morning Show,' women rebel, men misbehave

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Morning Show" started life as a behind-the-scenes peek at a slice of network TV as familiar and routine as a wake-up cup of coffee. Then shocking revelations of sexual miscondu...

Taiwan to introduce law encouraging middle-aged and elderly workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s Executive Yuan (行政院) is primed to introduce a draft act that ensures equality in the workplace for middle-aged and elderly workers. As Taiwan continues to fee...