Stars advocate for progress at honorary Oscars event

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Inequality in the film industry got a high-profile spotlight at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 11th annual Governors Awards, where Cherokee actor Wes Studi, Italia...

Pioneering director Lina Wertmüller to finally get her Oscar

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In 1977, Italian filmmaker Lina Wertmüller became the first woman to ever be nominated for best director at the Academy Awards. Although she didn't win that year — "Rocky" director ...

Angel flowers adorning Heart Pond in Taipei’s Neihu attract visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The look of Heart Pond (同心池) in Taipei Neihu’s Baishihu (白石湖) area was improved in early-May in a bid to offer even more delightful surroundings to visitors during the su...

Miss Asia beauty pageant to be held in Kaohsiung for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Miss Asia 2019 will be held in Taiwan’s southern city of Kaohsiung for the first time, Liberty Times Net reported on Thursday (May 23). The organizer of Miss Asia...

Benintendi's homer in 12th lifts Red Sox over Orioles 2-1

BALTIMORE (AP) — Andrew Benintendi homered in the 12th inning, and the Boston Red Sox received a masterful pitching performance from Chris Sale and a game-saving catch from Jackie Bradley Jr. in a 2-1...

Style, selfies and hamburgers: Karl Lagerfeld in quotes

PARIS (AP) — Couturier Karl Lagerfeld, who died Tuesday, was almost as famous for his biting and often controversial quips as he was for his fashion designs. Here are a few of his memorable quotes: ...

Relax and enjoy a bike tour along the unparalleled beauties Taitung County has to offer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s eastern county of Taitung is the best place to ride a bike as it is full of scenic views and has the best air in the country. So why not join a bike tour orga...

Haunting images of Keelung Ghost Festival

KEELUNG (Taiwan News) -- Friday night (Aug. 24) saw the climax of the Keelung Ghost Festival, including a parade with brightly lit floats and a spectacular burning of water lanterns in Badouzi Harbor ...

Enjoy Local, Seasonal Ingredients at Prince Hotels in Japan

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 25, 2018--Prince Hotels, the outstanding example for hotel chains in Japan, has created a network of 43 hotels, 28 golf courses, and 9 ski resorts throughout Japan. A stay ...

YouCam Makeup Celebrates 10.8 Billion Virtual Lipstick Try-Ons in Honor of National Lipstick Day

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 23, 2018--Pucker up! In honor of #NationalLipstickDay, Perfect Corp., takes a closer look at global user lipstick preferences within the award-winning YouCam Makeup app ...

YouCam Makeup Celebrates 10.8 Billion Virtual Lipstick Try-Ons in Honor of National Lipstick Day

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 23, 2018--Pucker up! In honor of #NationalLipstickDay, Perfect Corp., takes a closer look at global user lipstick preferences within the award-winning YouCam Makeup app ...

Review: Snoop Dogg takes us to church on gospel double CD

Snoop Dogg, "Bible of Love" (RCA Inspiration) Snoop Dogg, one of rap's OGs, has a gospel double album out. Yes, that's right: The D-O-Double-G is doing G-O-D. A hum...

Photo of the Day: Bathing beauties at Phoenix Waterfall in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- American English teacher Fletcher Bonin took this photo on Sunday (March 4) of two swimmers enjoying Phoenix Waterfall, which is located in southern Taiwan's Chiayi County....

Review: Troubadour Vance Joy delivers on 'Nation of Two'

Vance Joy, "Nation of Two" (Atlantic) If ukuleles make their way back onto the pop charts, you can probably thank Vance Joy. The Australian singer-songwriter delive...

N. Korea dominates pre-Olympic media coverage at Pyeongchang

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — A giant national flag. A smiling angel. The dictator's pop diva. And a dozen women added to a South Korean hockey team to form the Koreas' first-ever joint Olympic team. ...