Taiwanese talent wins 2 Asian Film Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Samantha Ko (柯淑勤) won the award for best supporting actress with her performance in “A Sun” and Tomi Kuo (郭聰憲) the prize for best new director w...

Anxiety 2020: Voters worry about safety at the polls

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gary Kauffman says he does not scare easily. So when men waving President Donald Trump flags drive by his house in downtown Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, he stands on his front ste...

NEFIN establishes rooftop solar partnership with The Park Lane Hong Kong, a Pullman Hotel

10,493 kWh of clean energy to be generated per year HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 28 October 2020 - Leading bespoke solar developer and asset management company NEFIN Solar Asset Limited ("NEFIN...

Thailand’s Best Workplaces Honoured Amidst Pandemic

HR Asia Best Companies to Work For in Asia Awards celebrates caring side of Thai employers BANGKOK, THAILAND - Media OutReach - 28 October 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc across the w...

Tokyo festival opens with grueling boxing 'Underdog' film

TOKYO (AP) — Masaharu Take’s films have always focused on painful stories about Japan's “under-class,” people who are often overlooked in a nation stereotyped as monolithically well-to-do. ...

Satellite photos show construction at Iran nuclear site

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran has begun construction at its Natanz nuclear facility, satellite images released Wednesday show, just as the U.N.'s nuclear agency acknowledged Tehran is buildi...

Taiwan joins US, Japan, Australia in holding global workshop on pandemic-related crime

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan, the U.S., Japan, and Australia came together on Wednesday (Oct. 28) to co-host a virtual workshop about combating COVID-19-related crimes, such as fraud schemes an...

Zeta takes aim at a hurricane-weary Gulf Coast

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana braced Wednesday for what is expected to be its third hurricane strike this year as Zeta, the 27th named storm of a historically busy Atlantic hurricane season, headed tow...

'We need you': GOP hunts for new voters in Trump territory

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s campaign has a bold theory for how he will win reelection: It can tap a universe of millions of supporters who did not vote for him in 2016 but will ...

Review: With high sorcery, 'The Craft: Legacy' casts a spell

More than a few Halloweens ago — two dozen to be exact — came a film that looked like a treat but ended up as a trick. “The Craft” was about four teenage witches who eventually turn...

TSMC top patent applicant in Taiwan for sixth straight quarter

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, ranked in the third quarter as the biggest patent applicant in Taiwan for the sixth consecutive quarter, the ...

South Koreans offer world lessons on how to tame coronavirus

In the very earliest stages of the global coronavirus pandemic, South Korea appeared to be among the nations that was hardest hit and there were fears that the illness would run unchecked through ever...

Lawsuit demands California museum forfeit Thai artifacts

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. government is demanding a San Francisco museum give up claims to two religious relics allegedly stolen from Thailand, the U.S. attorney's office announced Tuesday. ...

Peru's Machu Picchu reopening Sunday after pandemic closure

MACHU PICCHU, Peru (AP) — Except workers repairing roads and signs, Peru's majestic Incan citadel of Machu Picchu is eerily empty ahead of its reopening Sunday after seven months of closure due to the...

Officials: School bus in Tennessee involved in serious crash

DECATUR, Tenn. (AP) — A school bus carrying children was involved in a serious highway crash Tuesday in Tennessee, authorities said. Lt. John Harmon of the Tennessee Highway Patrol ...