Photo of the Day: Taipei 101 at sunset

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese-American captured this serene sunset featuring Taipei 101 in the foreground on Sunday (Sept. 13). The photographer, a 29-year-old Twitch streamer, who goes ...

Chinese dissident launches new single: 'Take Down the CCP'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Exiled Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui (郭文貴) released his first single, "Take Down the CCP," last week, and it has since skyrocketed up the music charts around th...

Taiwan's 2020 Tang Prize Biopharmaceutical Science Laureates to Decipher the Code of Body’s Inflammatory Responses

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 14 September 2020 - As COVID-19's global rampage continues, countries around the world are in a race to develop not only effective vaccines but also promising therapi...

Black activists take Congolese statue from Dutch museum

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In an action streamed live on Facebook, a group of activists took a Congolese funeral statue from a Dutch museum, saying they were recovering art looted during the coloni...

Photo of the Day: 'Castle in the Sky' over Taipei's Ximen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese-American captured this stunning photo of the sky over Taipei's Ximending area after the tail of Typhoon Maysak left Taiwan and began pummeling South Korea ...

China cracks down livestream eating, prompts suspicions of food crisis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's Office of the Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission announced on Sept. 2 that over the past month, it had shut down 13,600 online accounts in which people have...

Jamaica's Holness wins big in early Jamaican elections

ST. CATHERINE, Jamaica (AP) — Prime Minister Andrew Holness won big in his bet on early elections as his Jamaica Labour Party captured 49 of 63 seats in Parliament, swamping the rival People’s Nationa...

DC Police release body camera footage from fatal shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police in the nation's capital on Thursday released body camera footage from the officer who fatally shot a Black teenager a day earlier, leading to protests outside Mayor Muriel Bow...

Australian mom handcuffed for advocating against lockdown

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A pregnant woman said Thursday she didn’t know she had broken any law when she was handcuffed by police in front of her children in her Australian home and led away in paja...

75th anniversary of end of WWII is mostly virtual amid virus

HONOLULU (AP) — When Japanese military leaders climbed aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay on Sept. 2, 1945, the battleship was packed with U.S. sailors eager to see the end of World War II. ...

Video shows moment Taiwan YouTuber was shot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Videos have surfaced showing the moment Taiwanese YouTuber Holger Chen (陳之漢) was shot in front of his gym in New Taipei City early Friday morning (Aug. 28). At 2 a.m. o...

Taiwanese YouTuber Holger Chen shot twice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Brawny Taiwanese YouTuber Holger Chen (陳之漢) was shot twice in front of his gym in New Taipei City early Friday morning (Aug. 28) — yet still spoke on camera to his f...

WHAT TO WATCH: Joe Biden's big moment at the DNC

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic Party luminaries, rising stars, former presidents and presidential contenders have been making a pitch for Joe Biden over three days of an atypical convention. Now the pres...

WHAT TO WATCH: Biden agenda and reviving Obama enthusiasm

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrats hoping to create a surge of enthusiasm behind Joe Biden’s presidential bid will look to Wednesday’s convention headliners to broaden the party's focus from a multipart rebuk...

WHAT TO WATCH: Democrats adapt roll call, keynote to virus

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The pageantry often associated with presidential conventions will be remade again as Democrats gather virtually for a second day. The roll call vote of state delegat...