Celebrate a delightful Mid-Autumn Festival at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei

To celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival this year, Mandarin Oriental, Taipei presents three exquisite mooncakes: Traditional Cantonese, Handmade Chocolate, and Handmade Egg Custard made exclusively by chefs ...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 14-20

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 14-20: July 14: Actress Nancy Olson ("Sunset Boulevard") is 91. Football player-turned-actor Rosey Grier is 87. Actor Vincent Pastore ("The S...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, July 8, the 189th day of 2019. There are 176 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 8, 194...

The Jade Lounge and CHANTECAILLE present Super Bloom Afternoon Tea at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei

The artist’s world is limitless, and Mandarin Oriental, Taipei is always committed to celebrating the beauty and wonders of the aesthetic world. Starting now until 18 August 2019, The Jade Loung...

Hong Kong protesters: Desperation led to legislature attack

HONG KONG (AP) — It was almost noon on Monday when hundreds of protesters outside Hong Kong's legislature voted to break in. Watching from the side, one protester disagreed. They wer...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, July 3, the 184th day of 2019. There are 181 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 3, ...

Stocks mostly rise as investors push to break losing streak

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved broadly higher in early trading on Wall Street Thursday as investors pushed to break a four-day losing streak. The broader market has been having a wobbl...

Top restaurateur cleared in pregnancy discrimination trial

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A jury has found the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group not guilty of pregnancy discrimination. Wednesday's verdict exonerates the famous chef and his acclaimed rest...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 30-July 6

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 30-July 6: June 30: Actress Nancy Dussault is 83. Singer Glenn Shorrock of the Little River Band is 75. Jazz bassist Stanley Clarke is 68. Ac...

World’s smallest chef embarks on Marco Polo’s Silk Road adventure

Internet sensation and Regent Taipei pioneered 3D projection will be revamped and upgraded – this time, the World’s Smallest Chef will bring his viewers from his hometown Marseille, along ...

Israeli PM's wife sentenced for misusing state funds

JERUSALEM (AP) — The wife of Israel's prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday accepted the...

Malaysian badminton great Lee Chong Wei quits due to cancer

Lee Chong Wei finally met an opponent he couldn't beat. The after-effects of nose cancer forced the badminton great to announce his retirement on Thursday after a hall-of-fame worthy...

In Tel Aviv, Neil Patrick Harris says he's no gay icon

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — This year's official international ambassador to Tel Aviv's Gay Pride Parade says he has no interest in being a gay icon. TV star Neil Patrick Harris arrived ...

Israeli PM's wife accepts plea deal in case of catered meals

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prosecutors say that Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israel's prime minister, has agreed to a plea bargain settling allegations that she misused some $100,000 of state money on lavish meals. ...

Creole cuisine queen Leah Chase gets New Orleans sendoff

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For celebrated Creole chef Leah Chase, the goodbye had all the ingredients of a typical New Orleans sendoff: warm reminiscences and mourning mixed with a Mardi Gras-style celebratio...