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James Patterson sorry for saying white writers face racism

NEW YORK (AP) — James Patterson is apologizing for saying that white male writers are being subjected to “just another of form of racism,” comments the best-selling author had made during an interview...

Get Mum Something Special This Mother’s Day With iShopChangi’s Exclusive Discounts & Promotions

Get Mum Something Special This Mother's Day With iShopChangi's Exclusive Discounts & Promotions Let your mum know just how much she means to you this Mother's Day w...

Madeleine Albright, former U.S. secretary of state and feminist icon, dies at 84

WASHINGTON, March 23 (Reuters) - Madeleine Albright, who fled the Nazis as a child in her native Czechoslovakia during World War Two then rose to become the first female U.S. secretary of state and, i...

Green Monday and OmniFoods donate to SOS and BCH Spreading warmth and health through plant-based meals

BANGKOK, THAILAND - Media OutReach - 3 March 2022 - In wake of turbulent times, extending a helping hand to those in need is more important than ever. Social venture Green Monday Group and Asia's lea...

Chelsea Clinton to launch children's book series this fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Clinton has a lot of publishing plans — for her own books, and for books by others. The Penguin Young Readers imprint Philomel Books announced Friday that Cl...

Taipei-based Green Bakery opens new store in Songshan District

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei-based vegan establishment Green Bakery opened a new store in Songshan District on Tuesday (Feb. 15), which features a wide variety of desserts and quiches made from...

Oz gets Walk of Fame star as rival says he's too 'Hollywood'

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon who recently ended his daytime TV “Dr. Oz Show” to run for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, got a star Friday on the Hollywood Walk of Fame — ...

Meat Loaf, whose "Bat Out Of Hell" album is one of the all time bestsellers, has died, family says on Facebook

NEW YORK (AP) — Meat Loaf, whose "Bat Out Of Hell" album is one of the all time bestsellers, has died, family says on Facebook.

US builds massive air force refueling base in Australia's far north amid China tensions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Construction is due to begin on a new fueling station for U.S. fighter jets in Australia’s far north, just 15 kilometers from downtown Darwin. The military asset,...

Australian defense department deems Darwin port safe to lease to Chinese firm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A review by Australia’s Department of Defence has found no national security risk that justifies terminating a 99-year-lease of the Port of Darwin in the country&rsq...

'Da Vinci Code' author settles lawsuit alleging secret life

BOSTON (AP) — “The Da Vinci Code” author Dan Brown and his ex-wife have agreed to settle a lawsuit in which she alleged he led a secret life during their marriage that included several affairs. ...

2021 in Books: `Everything feels magnified'

NEW YORK (AP) — Books and authors mattered in 2021, sometimes more than the industry wanted. A 22-year-old poet became a literary star. The enthusiasms of young people on TikTok help...

Celebrity surgeon Dr. Oz running for Senate in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV’s "Dr. Oz Show" after rocketing to fame on Oprah Winfrey's show, announced Tuesday that he is running for...

Taiwanese teenager publishes English fantasy novel in US, becomes bestseller

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A teenager born and raised in Taiwan has published a young adult fantasy novel in the U.S., which has become a bestselling new book on books.com.tw, Taiwan’s largest...

Daily Wire launches conservative book publishing imprint

NEW YORK (AP) — A publishing division started by the conservative media company the Daily Wire will include releases by Daily Wire co-founder Ben Shapiro, former “Mandalorian” actor Gina Carano, and a...