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TRON Founder Justin Sun won the bid on a unique collection of Twelve Chinese Zodiac Heads

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 13 April 2022 - The NFT industry for blockchain-based art is going viral. Metapoly XM, a brand under Poly Auction (Xiamen), hosted the Twelve Digital Zodiac Heads Special...

Indiana boy rescued after getting stuck in tree rescuing cat

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A teenager who scaled a tree at an Indianapolis park to rescue a cat he spotted high up in the branches ended up stuck himself and in need of a rescue, officials said. ...

Asghar Farhadi's new film grapples with the idea of heroes

Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi had been thinking about the concept behind “ A Hero ” long before he started making movies. In fact, the spark came before he even knew that he’d eve...

Review: Good deeds go punished in Farhadi's 'A Hero'

In Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi's films, reasonably straightforward set-ups — a divorce, a missing woman, a newly lent apartment — unspool such complex, cascading developments that it comes as no ...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 17 The Los Angeles Times on the Atlanta-area massage parlor shootings w...

Eco-conscious EV drivers unlikely to transform Taiwan’s emissions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If cutting carbon emissions is a universal consensus to alleviate climate change, a holistic transition in how people get around is necessary, as almost 15 percent of gree...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Nov. 17 The Minneapolis Star-Tribune on a recent judicial decision expanding ...

Health contractors vetted stars' politics for US virus ad

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public relations firms hired by the Department of Health and Human Services vetted the political views of hundreds of celebrities for a health education advertising campaign on the c...

Taiwanese student aids injured 'grandpa' with jacket outside MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A high school student has won praise from Taiwanese netizens for using his jacket to help halt the bleeding from a head wound suffered by an elderly man after he suddenly ...

Taiwan highway police officer gets demerit for assisting sick child

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A National Highway police officer surnamed Chen (陳) received a demerit for leaving his post to escort a family with a sick child to the hospital. The mother of the chil...

Gandhi's glasses go under the hammer in southwestern England

LONDON (AP) — A pair of eyeglasses that are believed to have once belonged to Mohandas Gandhi are being auctioned, decades after the independence leader gave them as an impromptu gift. ...

India: French Rafale jets land amid tensions with China

India received on Wednesday the first five Rafale fighter jets it obtained in a multi-billion-dollar deal with France. It comes at a time of tensions between India and China over the frontier territo...

Donated bikes help ease difficulties through pandemic

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A year after he passed away at age 17, Benjamin Canlas is still making the world a better place — one bike at a time. The teenager is the inspiration for a...

Day trippers: Familiarity key for drivers at Kentucky oval

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Speedway winners' club is exclusive — just five drivers have combined to win the first nine NASCAR Cup races. All have championships, with the 400-mil...

China, on virus PR offensive, sends masks and experts abroad

BEIJING (AP) — As the fight against a new virus shifts to Europe and beyond, China is supplying millions of masks and other desperately needed items to struggling governments, hoping to build politica...