Overseas Taiwanese to provide support in Ireland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Overseas Taiwanese communities in Ireland have formed an association intended to provide help to their fellow nationals in the country. Chen Hui-wen (鄭惠文), who convened...

Taiwan cautions citizens to avoid Hong Kong protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Thursday (June 13) cautioned Taiwanese citizens against visiting the sites of massive protests in Hong Kong against the China extradi...

Hong Kong students appeal to Taiwan president over China extradition bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Distressed by the ongoing protests against the extradition bill at home, Hong Kong students and residents living in Taiwan filed a petition to President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文)...

2019 James Beard restaurant and chef award winners

CHICAGO (AP) — The winners of the 2019 James Beard Foundation restaurant and chef awards announced Monday are: ___ NATIONAL RESTAURANT AND CHEF AWARDS ...

Farmer turns his house into relief center in Mozambique

MATARARA, Mozambique (AP) — It began with a farmer who wanted to see how his neighbors had weathered a deadly cyclone. It has turned into an extraordinary grassroots relief operation that has helped t...

Predators' Ryan Johansen suspended 2 games for high-sticking

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville Predators forward Ryan Johansen has received a two-game suspension without pay for high-sticking Winnipeg Jets forward Mark Scheifele. The NHL annou...

Blues' Dunn fined $1,942 for cross-check to Oilers' Khaira

NEW YORK (AP) — St. Louis Blues defenseman Vince Dunn has been fined $1,942 by the NHL for cross-checking Edmonton Oilers forward Jujhar Khaira. The league's department of player saf...

NHL takes $5,000 bite into paycheck of Canucks' Roussel

NEW YORK (AP) — Vancouver Canucks forward Antoine Roussel has been fined $5,000 by the NHL for biting San Jose Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic. The fine announced by the league...

Taiwan's National Fire Agency calls for considerate use of ambulances

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Fire Agency (NFA) released statistics on ambulance use in Taiwan today, and urged the public to only call for an ambulance in times of emergency, reported CNA...

Panthers D Matheson suspended 2 games by NHL

NEW YORK (AP) — Florida Panthers defenseman Mike Matheson was suspended two games without pay Monday for an incident early in the third period of a game against Vancouver during the weekend. ...

Greek court orders inquiry into use of EU's €570 million for migrant aid

Greece's Supreme Court has ordered an inquiry into the handling of EU funds intended to help the country deal with the million migrants who arrived on its shores in 2015 and 2016. Andreas Iliopou...

Acer and Yulon Group unveil Taiwan's first self-driving car

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Sept. 28 at the Taiwan Automotive Technology Innovation Summit 2018, the computer company Acer in collaboration with the Yulon Group introduced the country’s firs...

Taiwan’s Central Emergency Operation Center upgrades disaster level after flooding in Southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Central Emergency Operation Center upgraded its alert level to "category A" on Aug. 25, after a tropical depression has caused significant flooding,...

German farmers call for emergency measures over poor harvest

BERLIN (AP) — German farmers want the government to provide emergency assistance following a poor harvest due to extreme drought this year. The head of the German Farmers Association...

UN envoy: Palestinian refugees 'weeks away' from major cuts

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Mideast envoy says the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees is "weeks away from painful cuts" to its emergency assistance for Gaza and refugees elsewhere because of an u...