Cherry blossom watchers at central Taiwan's Wuling Farm down 46 percent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wuling Farm (武陵農場) is usually swarming with visitors this time of year as they pour into the popular attraction in mountainous Heping District of Taichung to view the spec...

Virus fears rise after Cambodia's acceptance of cruise ship

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The feel-good story of how Cambodia allowed a cruise ship to dock after it was turned away elsewhere in Asia for fear of spreading a new disease took an unfortunate t...

Photo of the Day: Coronavirus valentine bouquet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite the relatively low novel coronavirus incidence in the Philippines—so far there have only been three cases and one death—the issue is clearly on the min...

Wuhan coronavirus hits Taiwan demand for roses on Valentine’s Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Demand for roses this Valentine’s Day dropped by a third in Taiwan due to fears of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), reports said Friday (Feb. 14). The roses were...

Lupine flower festival in N. Taiwan to offer outdoor enjoyment amid virus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taoyuan Lupinus Festival will open on Saturday (Feb. 15) and run through March 8, providing good opportunities for people to enjoy the outdoor amidst fear for the...

Taiwanese crafts to debut at German trade fair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's first appearance at the Internationale Handwerksmesse in Germany, from March 11-15, will feature the nation's finest craftworks. The National Taiwan Cr...

Johnson lead W. Michigan past Miami (OH) 64-60

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Brandon Johnson scored 21 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the field and foul line and Western Michigan beat Miami (Ohio) 64-60 Tuesday night. Following Johnson's ...

Iran to execute alleged spy who gave nuclear secrets to CIA

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said Tuesday that its top court confirmed a death sentence for an Iranian man convicted of spying for the CIA, with state media alleging that he had shared details of the Isla...

Funeral held for 3 kids whose mom is accused of killing them

PADEN, Okla. (AP) — Three children whose mother is accused of killing them last month have been remembered at a funeral in Oklahoma where photos and videos of the children brought many audible cries f...

South Florida businesses feeling benefit of Super Bowl

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Dena Lowell typically employs about 12 full-time people to work in her restaurant and catering company. That is, until Super Bowl week. She’s needed a lot ...

James has a triple-double, Lakers throttle Kings 129-113

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James had another triple-double despite an off-night shooting, Anthony Davis scored 21 points and the Los Angeles Lakers thumped the Sacramento Kings 129-113 on Saturd...

Lord, Reid lead Merrimack to 8th straight, tops LIU 70-59

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — Jaleel Lord scored 18 points, Ziggy Reid added 13 more off the bench and the surprising Merrimack Warriors held the Northeast Conference's top offense to a season-low outpu...

McKay, Winston lift Cent. Michigan over W. Michigan 85-78

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Kevin McKay had 19 points and 12 rebounds as Central Michigan beat Western Michigan 85-78 on Saturday. Deschon Winston added 18 points for the Chippewas, while Rob Montgomery c...

Flowers leads Hartford to 3rd straight, beats Maine 55-49

ORONO, Maine (AP) — Freshman Moses Flowers scored 14 of his 15 points during a breakaway run late in the second half as Hartford defeated Maine 55-49 on Saturday in the Black Bears' historic ‘Pit’ ins...

Undefeated Aztecs set to retire Kawhi Leonard's jersey

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nine years after Kawhi Leonard helped lead San Diego State to national prominence, the Aztecs will honor the greatest player in program history by hoisting his No. 15 jersey into the ...