Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - September 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Top news this week includes Tornado and waterspout hit Southeast Taiwan during Typhoon Mangkhut; Hair salon refuses to remove 'Nazi swastikas'; Director of Ta...

Colorado police make arrest in 30-year-old slaying of woman

DENVER (AP) — Colorado police arrested a man in a 30-year-old murder case Thursday, alleging he sexually assaulted, stabbed and beat a woman to death in an alley when he was 15. Inve...

Nicki Minaj struts into Fendi; Max Mara rewrites classics

MILAN (AP) — Milan designers were letting go of streetwear and turning back to the basics of elegant design on the second day of Milan Fashion Week. That is not to say there is nothi...

Jefferson Airplane's Kaukonen is still on embryonic journey

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Long before he wrote and recorded the Jefferson Airplane classic "Embryonic Journey," Jorma Kaukonen was on a decades-long journey of discovery of his own. From sh...

UEFA to judge Cristiano Ronaldo red-card case next week

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo should learn next Thursday if he is banned from playing at former club Manchester United in the Champions League. UEFA says its disciplinar...

Video shows nude female 'ghost' strutting in Taiwan tunnel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A strange video of a nude woman strutting in a freeway tunnel near Taipei late at night has given Taiwanese netizens the creeps, with some speculating that it was a leftover gh...

Taiwan hair salon covers up 'Nazi swastikas' after people defecate in front of shop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The owner of a hair salon in northern Taiwan's Hsinchu City has finally decided to cover up signs which had featured a logo strikingly similar to the Nazi swastika, af...

No Ronaldo? No problem for Madrid, Juventus in Champs League

GENEVA (AP) — Real Madrid managed to win easily in the Champions League without Cristiano Ronaldo. So did Juventus, after its superstar signing was tearfully sent off within 30 minutes. ...

Ronaldo sent off but Juventus goes on to win 2-0 at Valencia

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo was supposed to be the missing piece in Juventus' bid to win the Champions League. But his first match in the competition for his new club la...

The Latest: Koreas agree to seek to co-host 2032 Olympics

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local): 12:20 p.m. ...

Striking images captured on 1st day of Korean summit talks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The broadly smiling North and South Korean leaders embrace each other as cheering Pyongyang residents wave fake flowers. The two inspect goose-stepping soldiers and ride toge...

The Latest: Kim says summit with Trump stabilized region

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local): 6:45 p.m. N...

Taiwanese company wins gold at 2018 Green World Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese hair product manufacturer dedicated to promoting a green lifestyle and creating products made from only environmentally friendly ingredients has been reco...

German Institute in Taipei calls for hair salon owner to take down 'Nazi swastikas'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to news reports that a hair salon in Hsinchu is using a logo that resembles a Nazi swastika and after repeated private requests to take the symbols down, the G...

Tracee Ellis Ross leads parade of pink on Emmys carpet

NEW YORK (AP) — There were princess looks and stars pretty in pink, liquid metallics and a contingent in red for TV's big night at the Emmy Awards. Claire Foy in custom Calvin Klein ...