Photo of the Day: Typical Taiwan morning commute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An illustration of a female Taiwanese office worker looking bored as she sits on her scooter at a red light quickly went viral on social media over the weekend after being...

Photo of the Day: Macron plays the fool in China trade deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In his latest cartoon, American illustrator Allan Rios mocks French President Emmanuel Macron's bilateral trade deal signed with China's Xi Jinping last week. L...

Sarcastic 'Wan Wan come home' memes spread across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a creepy broadcast by a CCTV anchor calling on "Wan Wan [Taiwan]" to return home (湾湾, 回家吧) after China's release of "26 measures" to...

Liz Weston: Speedier payment systems could curb your costs

Here's an illustration of the many ways slow payment systems can inconvenience you and cost you money. Let's say Homer is two days from payday. The family checking account at First B...

Photo of the Day: Xi 'educates' Lebron on minority 're-education camps'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the ongoing controversy over the NBA's placating Communist China's repression of its member's freedom of speech and Lebron James' ham-fisted...

Taiwan Presidential Palace Adventure game launches online

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new adventure game was launched online on Thursday (Oct. 31) with the aim of increasing public understanding of President Tsai Ing-wen’s ((蔡英文) governance and poli...

Taiwan's most beloved illustrator holds exhibition in Spain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Museo ABC in Madrid has launched the "Lo esencial y lo invisible" art exhibition, featuring 174 original artworks by celebrated Taiwanese picture book illust...

Fearing US abandonment, Kurds kept back channels wide open

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Syria's Kurdish fighters, America's longtime battlefield allies against the Islamic State, announced over the weekend that they were switching sides and joining up with Damascus...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Oct. 1 The Fort Worth Star-Telegram on the guilty verdict for a white former police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man: Dallas County jurors made a po...

In Dorian's wake, Bahamas appeals for climate action at UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — As the Bahamas strives to recover from Hurricane Dorian, Prime Minister Hubert Minnis appealed to world leaders Friday to tackle climate change — and encouraged travelers to visi...

Botanical illustration: Putting a timely focus on nature

Think of botanical illustrators, and you might envision a world of medieval herbalists, tulip or orchid collectors, or affluent young women of the 17th and 18th centuries making detailed drawings and ...

3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday

WASHINGTON (AP) — When it previously met in late July, the Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate for the first time since America's financial system stood on the edge of collapse more than a...

Comparing streaks of sub-70 rounds for Hovland, Estes

Viktor Hovland tied the PGA Tour record on Sunday at The Greenbrier with his 17th consecutive round in the 60s, closing with a 64 to tie for 10th. He matched the mark set by Bob Estes in the fall of 2...

Russian artist behind leopard cat designs arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Russian designer whose artwork had been allegedly plagiarized arrived in Taiwan today (Sept. 17) after accepting an official invitation by the government to thank her for d...

Photo of the Day: One country, one system, one-eye point-of-view

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Thursday (Sept. 12), an American illustrator on social media posted his latest cartoon, which refers to a female Kong Kong protestor who suffered severe damage to her eye as...