Chengte Charity Foundation organizes fun fair to help the needy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chengte Charity Foundation (正德慈善基金會) Taipei Branch held a charity fair on Sunday (June 16), which included a bazaar, food stands, a children’s painting competition, ...

Night market in Kaohsiung destroyed by fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Firefighters received a report of a fire at 3:14 a.m. on Monday morning (April 8) at Neiwei Night Market (內惟商城) in Kaohsiung’s Gushan (鼓山) District. The fire depa...

Photo of the Day: Hot 'dogs?' in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A hot dog stand in New Taipei City has caught the eye of many Western netizens for including the photo of a canine in a country once known for eating dog meat. On Sunday eve...

USA! USA! Wait, We Didn't Make The World Cup?

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. Men's National Team great Landon Donovan tells "PodcastOne Sports Now" co-host Jim Litke as the tournament begins that without the U.S. team in the World Cup, he's rooting for Mexic...

Argentinean Soccer Fans Write Stadium Anthems

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The San Lorenzo soccer team has just scored the decisive goal to qualify for the Libertadores Cup. But in the stands behind one of the goals, the fans barely notice. ...

Raul Castro leaves Cuba with new freedoms, deep problems

HAVANA (AP) — In 2008 Raul Castro took over a country where most people couldn't own computers or cellphones, leave without permission, run most types of private businesses or enter resort hotels. ...

Study finds horse DNA in 10 percent of meat dishes in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A study in Mexico has found horse DNA in almost 10 percent of the ground beef and meat dishes served or sold in public markets, butcher shops, street stalls and taco stands in five ...

Recommended places of interest along Taipei Metro

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Riding on Taipei Metro is the best and most convenient way to explore Taipei and New Taipei City as many attractions and places of interest are located right beside or near Taipe...

Rio's Olympics 1 year later: The good, the bad and the ugly

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Neymar kissed the ball, delivered a gold medal and then wept with other Brazilians. Look no further if you're searching for an iconic image of the Rio de Janeir...

Gwyneth Paltrow brings her website to life at Goop event

CULVER CITY, Calif. (AP) — There were organic paleo wraps and matcha smoothies, crystal readings and aura photography, hydrating IV drips and an "oxygen bar," $72 aromatherapy candles and $90 vitamin ...

Blast in Somalia kills 15 in Mogadishu marketplace

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police officer says a blast at a busy market in the western part of Somalia's capital killed at least 15 people. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said the pow...

Domestic fuel prices to rise as int'l crude oil prices hike

The price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) for household use (bottled gas) will increase by NT$1.00 (US$0.031)per kilogram starting on Monday, CPC Corp. Taiwan (??) said onSunday. Industrial-grade pr...

Hot Spring Season of Taipei kicks off Oct. 20 with many perks available

The 2016 Hot Spring Season of Taipei will take place from Oct. 20 to Oct. 24 at the square in front of Xinbeitou MRT Station, Qixing Park, and Beitou Park, with food stands, prize-drawing, performance...

Galleries to gelato: Best of Florence

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) -- The skies were clouding over as I strode briskly across that famous bridge, the Ponte Vecchio, ready for a productive day checking off Florentine must-sees.Slight problem: The ...

Taipei publishes free bilingual menu of 100 foods

There are a great many delicious snacks in Taiwan, and foreign visitors often have trouble ordering them at a Taiwanese restaurant, eatery or night market food stand. But don’t worry about it now beca...