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Chinese reporter convinces nobody with Peng Shuai's 'latest photos' tweet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese reporter Shen Shiwei (沈詩偉) posted on Twitter three images of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai (彭帥) on Friday (Nov. 19), saying the athlete had shared them in her W...

Wild surge past Jets 6-5 in OT on Eriksson Ek's hat trick

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Joel Eriksson Ek and the Minnesota Wild put on quite a show for the first full house at Xcel Energy Center in 19 months. The Wild were overwhelmed with gratitu...

'Jackie Chan curse' strikes Evergrande

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Chinese real estate behemoth Evergrande faces a crisis of epic proportions, some netizens are attributing its misfortunes to the "Jackie Chan curse" that affl...

Universal Studios opens Beijing park under anti-virus curbs

BEIJING (AP) — Harry Potter fans came dressed as wizards as Universal Studios opened its first theme park in China on Monday under anti-virus controls, The Hollywood studio’s “Jurass...

Berlin-based artist examines cultural biases with humor in Taipei exhibition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese artist Chihying (致穎) discusses racism with a sense of humor in his latest exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei (MoCA). The Berlin and Taipei-ba...

Taiwanese singer Angela Chang spotted belting out red song for CCP's 100th anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Wednesday (June 30) criticized Taiwanese singer Angela Chang (張韶涵) for singing at a lavish performance marking the 100th ann...

Loujain Al-Hathloul wins Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on Monday jointly awarded its human rights prize to Saudi Arabian activist Loujain Al-Hathloul. The Vaclav Havel Human Rights Award has been...

Kauai police chief suspended without pay for mocking Asians

LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — The police commission on the Hawaii island of Kauai has suspended the police chief without pay for five days for making discriminatory comments after an investigation found he moc...

Bobapocalypse: US milk tea shops face Taiwan boba shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Bubble tea shops across the U.S. are suffering from a severe shortage of tapioca pearls, also known as boba, due to shipping delays that could continue for months or more....

Ex-youth worker charged with rape was known for 'wrestling'

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former counselor accused of raping one boy and repeatedly groping another at New Hampshire’s youth detention center in the 1990s denied the allegations when questioned by police...

A new 'Kung Fu' debuts at a crucial time for Asian Americans

NEW YORK (AP) — Up-and-coming actors will sometimes claim to know a variety of skills to be considered for roles, but Olivia Liang set a boundary early in her career. “When I started...

Pablo Sandoval makes Braves' opening day roster

.ATLANTA (AP) — Kung Fu Panda has made the opening day roster for the Atlanta Braves. The team made a flurry of moves Saturday to complete its 26-man roster, which included selecting...

Report: Police chief violated bias policy by mocking Asians

LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — The police chief on the Hawaiian island of Kauai mocked people of Asian descent and in one case “squinted his eyes” and bowed his head while mimicking someone with a Japanese acce...

New Landmark at Tin Hau Food Square "Park Aura · Tin Hau" Calling All Food Lovers

Start Your Spring Taste Exploration in the Brand New Ginza-Style Dining Mall HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 1 February 2021 - "Park Aura · Tin Hau", the new landmark for feasting, opened in Tin Hau ...

Pablo Sandoval agrees to minor league deal with Braves

ATLANTA (AP) — Third baseman Pablo Sandoval has signed a minor league contract with the Atlanta Braves. Sandoval would receive a $1 million, one-year contract if he is added to the t...