Photo of the Day: Agong's house in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese-Canadian animator posted this nostalgic mockup of the living room in the home of his Agong (阿公, Taiwanese Hokkien for grandfather) in southern Taiwan. The a...

CUHK Business School Research Finds Being Beautiful is Not Always an Advantage When Soliciting Online Charitable Donations

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 29 May 2020 - The conventional wisdom is that attractive people have it easier in life. They tend to be employed more easily, are paid better by appearing to be mor...

Food and beverage (F&B) businesses to speed their digital transformation with digital marketing programme subsidised by Enterprise Singapore

Programme run by PSB Academy and subsidised by Enterprise Singapore, small and medium (SME) F&B businesses can now arm their staff with a suite of skills in promoting on essential platforms like G...

Taiwan's Wackyboys perform coffin dance in blackface

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A trio of popular Taiwanese YouTubers drew derision from some netizens after they posted a video of themselves on Sunday (May 31) performing the Ghana coffin dance in blac...

False claims of antifa protesters plague small U.S. cities

CHICAGO (AP) — In the days since President Donald Trump blamed antifa activists for an eruption of violence at protests over police killings of black people, social media has lit up with false rumors ...

Social media, music world go dark for Black Out Tuesday

NEW YORK (AP) — Though Black Out Tuesday was originally organized by the music community, the social media world also went dark in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, joining voices around the...

'We won't tolerate': Sports world unites behind Floyd

Players who scored in the German and Hungarian soccer leagues removed their jerseys to display undershirts with the words: “Justice for George Floyd.” Others from English soccer club...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio 3. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 4....

US ambassador to Germany resigns from post, deputy stands in

BERLIN (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Germany has resigned from his post and the State Department after two years in the job. Richard Grenell posted the news late Monday on his Instag...

Pokémon donuts go on sale in Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To lure avid Taiwanese Pokémon trainers, Taiwan branches of Mister Donut on Tuesday (June 2) began featuring Pokémon-shaped donuts. After images of Pok&ea...

Iran FM: Scientist acquitted in US trade secrets case freed

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian scientist imprisoned in the U.S. after being acquitted in a federal trade secrets case is on his way back to Iran after being freed, the country's foreign minister said ...

Judge tosses ex-basketball players' 'Fortnite' dance lawsuit

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit in which two former University of Maryland men’s basketball players accused makers of the “Fortnite” video game of misappropriating a ...

Celebs take to streets for historic demonstrations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamie Foxx stood shoulder-to-shoulder with activists in Minneapolis, proclaiming that “we’re not afraid of the moment.” In Los Angeles, pop star Halsey and “Insecure” actor Kendrick...

Liverpool stars take a knee in gesture of support for Floyd

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool players took a knee around the center circle at Anfield Stadium on Monday in a gesture of support following the death of George Floyd. Squad membe...

French soccer player apologizes for taking part in a match

PARIS (AP) — French soccer player Gaëtan Laborde has apologized for recently taking part in an improvised soccer match along with another player. The Montpellier forward said he and ...