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How to beat rising living costs in Taiwan: Expat finance guru

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid rising inflation, a weakening Taiwan dollar, and climbing housing prices, the cost of living in Taiwan, like many parts of the world, is on the rise. This is espec...

Russians are blocked at US border, Ukrainians are admitted

About three dozen would-be asylum seekers from Russia found themselves blocked from entering the U.S. on Friday while a group of Ukrainians flashed passports and were escorted across the border. ...

New camping area at Taipei’s Bishan Campground to open April 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new camping area will officially open to the public on April 1 at Bishan Campground in Taipei’s Neihu District, according to the city’s Geotechnical Engineer...

In an about-face, liberal US cities target homeless camps

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Makeshift shelters abut busy roadways, tent cities line sidewalks, tarps cover broken-down cars, and sleeping bags are tucked in storefront doorways. The reality of the homelessn...

Yellowstone visits hit record high in 2021, straining staff

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — A record number of visitors flocked to Yellowstone National Park last year despite fewer hotel rooms and campsites being available because of the coronavirus pandemic ...

High winds prompt PG&E to shut power to 25,000 in California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric began shutting off power to about 25,000 customers in central and northern California Monday and Southern California Edison warned it may do the same fo...

Abandoned school-turned campsite in Taiwan's Penghu opens for test run

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yuan Bei Campground, the first government-owned campsite in Penghu County will open for test operations starting Thursday (Oct. 7), welcoming the first batch of visitors t...

FBI searches Florida home of Gabby Petito's boyfriend

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — FBI agents and police Monday swarmed the home of the boyfriend wanted for questioning in the disappearance of 22-year-old Gabby Petito, whose body was apparently discovered ove...

Taiwan to reopen Jiaming Lake and Shangyang cabins

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taitung Forest District Office announced Wednesday (Sept. 8) that the Shangyang and Jiaming Lake cabins along the Jiaming Lake National Trail in Taitung County will re...

Taiwan's mountain huts to reopen with 1/3 of original capacity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mountain cabins in Taiwan’s alpine national parks will reopen with conditions from Sept. 10 as the COVID-19 pandemic has slowed in the country, the Construction and ...

Taiwan’s Jiaming Lake filled with water for first time in 2 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Days of rainfall have finally filled up Jiaming Lake, which reopened to visitors on Tuesday (Aug. 10). Taitung Forest District Office employee Ni Chih-tang (倪智堂) was pl...

Montana town of grizzly attack a popular stop for cyclists

HELENA Mont. (AP) — A tiny western Montana town where a grizzly bear pulled a woman from her tent and killed her this week welcomes visitors year-round to the mountain valley community along the banks...

IndyCar, Road America agree to multi-year extension

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — IndyCar plans to keep making stops at Road America, announcing a multi-year extension Tuesday that keeps the Wisconsin road course on the annual schedule of the open-wheel ra...

Elliott wins at Road America to start new Hendrick streak

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Even a start near the back of the pack couldn’t prevent Chase Elliott from continuing his uncanny success on road courses. Elliott started in the 34th posit...

Hamilton leads Bottas in 2nd practice for Austrian GP

SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Mercedes found welcome speed in the rain at the Austrian Grand Prix on Friday, with Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton leading a damp second practice ahead of teammate Valtt...