Pandemic spells opportunity for marooned Coast Guard cadets

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Branyelle Carillo was facing the prospect of a summer marooned at the Coast Guard Academy in New London when she was called up for a mission: The U.S Coast Guard cutter Munro,...

Top 10 favorite scenic tourist spots in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The results of a survey of foreign visitors recently released by the Tourism Bureau of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) has revealed the 10 most-vi...

'Mammoth central' found at Mexico airport construction site

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The number of mammoth skeletons recovered at an airport construction site north of Mexico City has risen to at least 200, with a large number still to be excavated, experts said Thu...

Taiwan's Volando Urai Hot Spring Resort calls out for visit even in summer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When it comes to hot springs in northern Taiwan, the famous Beitou hot springs are always the first to pop up on tourism blogs, and yet many travelers are less familiar wi...

Court goes where 'no court has gone before' for 'Star Trek'

NEW YORK (AP) — An appeals court went a little out of this world Monday in ruling that an offshoot of the “Star Trek” franchise did not infringe the copyrights of a developer’s videogame concept. ...

Taiwanese look to great outdoors for respite from pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the pandemic continues to spiral out of control abroad, Taiwanese looking to get away for the summer are increasingly turning to the outdoors. According to statistic...

Film tracks Rulon Gardner's highs, lows in years since gold

Rulon Gardner is living a quiet life, just the way he likes it. He is 48 now, sells insurance and has a second job coaching wrestling at a Salt Lake City-area high school. ...

Bob Baffert suspended 15 days by Arkansas racing officials

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two-time Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert has been suspended for 15 days by the Arkansas Racing Commission after two of his horses tested positive for a banned substance. ...

Japan braces for more heavy rain as death toll rises to 66

TOKYO (AP) — Parts of Japan still searching for missing people and evacuating those stranded by deadly floods and mudslides were bracing for more pounding rains through the weekend. ...

Heavy rain hits scenic central Japan, more damage in south

TOKYO (AP) — Flooding and mudslides have stranded hundreds of people in scenic hot springs and hiking areas in central Japan, while rescue workers searched on Thursday for more people missing in the d...

Gudou Holdings Partners with China Aoyuan Again to Further Develop Tourism Properties at Gudou Hot Spring Resort

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 30 June 2020 - Gudou Holdings Limited ("Gudou Holdings" or "Company", which together with its subsidiaries, is referred to as the "Group", SEHK stock code: 8308), a...

Woman falls into thermal feature in closed Yellowstone park

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — A woman illegally visited Yellowstone National Park while it's closed during the coronavirus pandemic and suffered burns Tuesday when she fell into a thermal feature, ...

Global Traveler lauds Taiwan as top medical tourism destination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been hailed as an attractive medical tourism destination by American travel magazine Global Traveler. An article published Tuesday (May 5), “Taiwan: A ...

Charlatan romps to victory in Arkansas Derby 1st division

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Charlatan romped in the first division of the Arkansas Derby, leading all the way to win a race pushed back three weeks to help fill a void when the Kentucky Derby was postpon...

Taiwan Tourist Shuttle to take passengers on cruises through mountains near Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Tourist Shuttle will begin to take passengers on cruises through the mountainous terrain of Taichung City’s Dakeng, Xinshe, and Guguan districts in the second...