Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2018. There are 103 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. ...

Review: 'Life Itself' is star-studded, earnest but lacking

Hallmark sentimentality, passionate defenses of Bob Dylan's "Time Out of Mind" and horrific head traumas are thrown together in Dan Fogelman's "Life Itself ," a curious cocktail of a movie from the "T...

Turkish delight for Venezuela's Maduro draws opponents' fury

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Videos of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro feasting on a steak dinner prepared by a celebrity chef at a time many in his crisis-wracked nation are going hungry has drawn f...

Top 10 Taiwanese Movies

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Few of the creative industries are flourishing more in Taiwan than movie-making. For a relatively small nation, Taiwan is remarkably prolific at churning out big-screen ente...

Russian meddling abroad: Does Putin pull all the strings?

MOSCOW (AP) — Experts say President Vladimir Putin isn't necessarily dictating every Russian influence campaign abroad. Some accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. election appear to b...

Romance writer accused of killing spouse penned how-to essay

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A woman accused of gunning down her chef husband is a self-published romance writer who once penned an essay titled "How to Murder Your Husband." Nancy Crampton...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 16-22

Sept. 16: Actress-singer Janis Paige ("Please Don't Eat The Daisies") is 96. Actor George Chakiris ("West Side Story") is 86. Singer Betty Kelley of Martha and the Vandellas is 74. Drummer Kenney Jone...

Wife arrested after Oregon chef killed at culinary school

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The wife of a chef fatally shot in June in the Portland, Oregon, culinary school where he was a lead instructor has been arrested on suspicion of killing her spouse. ...

Renowned Intl. Junior Chef Competition to be held in Keelung, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday Sept. 7, some of the future’s greatest chefs from across the world will be visiting Taiwan to participate in the final of the Jeunes Chefs Rôtisseurs...

You've come a long way, baby: Wigstock now star-studded

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Neil Patrick Harris and his husband, chef and actor David Burtka, have brought back a festival of glam called Wigstock — a six-hour, 50-act drag-queen spectacle being staged Satu...

Taiwan Expo 2018 kicks off in Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Expo 2018 in Thailand is being held for three days in the capital city, Bangkok, from Aug. 30 to Sept. 1. Organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council, t...

【Regent Taipei】Enjoy an experience fusing entertainment, gourmet & tech!

Regent Taipei announced that due to popular demand the Le Petit Chef experience will be extended to the end of February 2019. Regent Taipei will also present an all new menu which adds the top...

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei, collaborates with diptyque for an indulgent getaway

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei, the only hotel in Taiwan to offer diptyque amenities, presents an alluring new autumn getaway, diptyque Indulgence. This room package features sumptuous suite accommodation,...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Aug. 25, the 237th day of 2018. There are 128 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 2...

Boston woman says celebrity chef Batali groped her

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman says in a lawsuit filed against Mario Batali that the celebrity chef forcibly kissed her and groped her in a Boston restaurant in 2017. According ...