How not to ruin that pricy piece of meat in the holiday meal

Nothing says “celebration” like a ridiculously expensive piece of meat. Well, that’s not really true, but this is the time of year for splurging, in dollars and eating. And with apol...

Japanese regulators recommend $22 million fine on Nissan

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese securities regulators are recommending that automaker Nissan be fined 2.4 billion yen ($22 million) over the under-reporting of compensation of its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn....

Trump’s US-Japan trade deal wins Japan parliament approval

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Parliament on Wednesday approved a trade deal that was agreed upon by President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe earlier this year. The deal cutt...

Trump’s US-Japan trade deal wins Japan parliament approval

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Parliament has approved a trade deal that was agreed upon by President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe earlier this year. The deal cutting ta...

KMT presidential candidate Han offers more promises to woo young voters in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With less than two months to go before Taiwan holds its presidential elections, Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) is offering yet more campaign pled...

Top Thanksgiving dinners in Taipei for 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For those who long to enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner in Taipei this year, including turkey with all the fixings, Taiwan News has created a list of restaurants and hotels that...

Taiwan convenience store trials veggie burger patties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-Veggie patties from Beyond Meat started selling on Wednesday (Nov. 20) at FamilyMart, according to CNA. Veggie burgers and other vegan foods have been largely unsuccessful in t...

NSC aide Vindman ready to speak out publicly on Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The decorated soldier and White House aide who saw it as his "sacred duty" to speak out against President Donald Trump’s Ukraine pressure campaign is about to get his chance to tell ...

Pensioners struggling to survive join Chile protests

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Seventy-seven-year-old María Gonzalez is tired of waking up, Monday to Friday, to sell toilet paper in the Chilean capital. Her meager $146 monthly pension puts her below the po...

Norwegian athlete famous for lucky temple hat visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Norwegian athlete who went viral for wearing a “lucky cap” with the name of a Taiwanese temple on it arrived in Taiwan Saturday (Nov. 9). Gustav Iden be...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHAT TRUMP WANTED TO HEAR Three words from the Ukraine pr...

For east Syria, US troops are about much more than oil

BEIRUT (AP) — As U.S. troops beef up in eastern Syria to protect oil fields, residents hope their mission will bring stability and prosperity to the remote and resource-rich region —and keep the Syria...

Europeans look to China as global partner, shun Trump's US

PARIS (AP) — When France's president wants to carry European concerns to the world stage to find solutions for climate change, trade tensions or Iran's nuclear ambitions, he no longer ca...

Europeans look to China as global partner, shun Trump's US

PARIS (AP) — When France's president wants to carry European concerns to the world stage to find solutions for climate change, trade tensions or Iran's nuclear ambitions, he no longer calls Washington...

Trudeau says China will resume pork and beef imports

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says China will resume imports of pork and beef from his country. The move comes almost five months after Beijing suspended all ...