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Han Kuo-yu's book release attracts over 10,000 fans to Taipei park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Kaoshiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) held a book launch in Taipei’s Daan Park on Sunday (Jan. 2). Access was granted to over 10,000 people who bought Han&rsquo...

Han Kuo-yu has no plans to relive ‘Hanliu’ magic in Taiwan's 2022 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), the Kuomintang’s (KMT) unlikely superstar candidate who rode a wave of populist support in 2018 to claim victory in the Kaoshiung mayoral election,...

Taiwan's NCKU releases first alumni book featuring VP Lai Ching-te and other inspiring leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) on Wednesday (Nov. 10) released a new alumni book that highlights significant people, places, and events from the school's histor...

Ukiyoto Publishing (Singapore) Starts Year 2021 with Mega Thrillers & Bestsellers

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 8 February 2021 - Ukiyoto Singapore Pte Ltd. starts out the year 2021 with exciting releases ranging across mystery thrillers, memoirs, biographies and culinary reviews. W...

Taiwanese university releases book on its COVID-19 experience

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A book about the case study of a Taiwanese university's coronavirus containment efforts has been released, and it has been hailed as a great example of Taiwan's re...

CPA Australia and Shanghai National Accounting Institute Reveal Accounting and Finance Technology Trends

SHANGHAI, CHINA - Media OutReach - 21 December 2020 - CPA Australia and Shanghai National Accounting Institute (SNAI), a leading public service institution affiliated with the Ministry of Finance of C...

Taiwan-based Caribbean writer launches book about her homeland

Taiwan-based Caribbean writer Peggy Carr on Wednesday (Dec. 16) launched her new book titled "Shape of a Warrior," a socio-cultural historical narrative about what life was like for the indi...

Delhi riots: Book withdrawal sparks freedom of speech debate in India

Last week, Bloomsbury India decided to not publish the book "Delhi Riots 2020: The Untold Story," which sheds light on the communal riots in the Indian capital earlier this year. Written by...

Amnesty says India police violated rights in religious riots

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police violated human rights during deadly religious riots in New Delhi earlier this year, Amnesty International said in a report released Friday. It said po...

Beijing should focus on domestic issues and not cause trouble: Taiwan Premier

Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) urged the Chinese government to focus on the welfare of its people instead of undermining regional peace and stability amid unconfirmed reports that Chinese air force plan...

Baseball artists, writers shut out by coronavirus pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) — Anika Orrock was all warmed up for her big pitch. On the mound at Yankee Stadium, tossing out the ceremonial first ball. On Tuesday night, though, the baseball illust...

Pope honors spiritual father on 50th anniversary as a priest

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis was to mark his 50th anniversary as a priest Friday by paying homage to his spiritual father, a fellow Argentine Jesuit whose teachings on popular piety and discernmen...

The Latest: Juncker: Brexit deal failure 'UK's fault alone'

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's plans to leave the European Union (all times local): 9:50 a.m. The head of the European Union's executive Commission says it i...

Adviser to Johnson dismisses concerns about Brexit tensions

LONDON (AP) — A senior adviser to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has dismissed concerns about tensions arising from Parliamentary debates over Brexit, telling supporters that it isn't surprising...

Dior celebrates nature to kick off Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) — The drizzly weather in the French capital didn't rain on Dior's parade as the powerhouse staged the first major show of Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday. On the contrary, r...