Taiwan opposition demands probe of legislator who forgot millions on train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The opposition Kuomintang (KMT) on Wednesday (September 4) demanded that the Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) and the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC)...

Taiwan legislator forgets NT$3 million in cash on high-speed train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A suitcase containing NT$3 million (US$95,500) in cash was left unattended on a high-speed train to Taipei and turned out to belong to Democratic Progressive Party lawmake...

The top 10 books on Apple Books-US

Apple Book charts for week ending June 30, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher Apple Books US Bestseller List - Paid Books 1. Backlash by Brad T...

Search on for who left cremated remains at Alaska airport

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Police are trying to reunite cremated remains left at Alaska's largest airport with the traveler who left them behind. Someone traveling through the Ted Stev...

Over NT$1 million worth of gold found in discarded cabinet in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Just before Lunar New Year, over NT$1 million (US$1 million) worth of gold was found in a discarded wooden cabinet in eastern Taiwan. On the evening of Feb. 3, two days befo...

French student thanks Taiwan police for finding her smartphone within one hour

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A French student who lost her smartphone in a taxi two days earlier thanked police for finding it within an hour of her reporting it missing. The student, aged 20, had fallen...

Taiwan police receives letter from New York to thank them for finding camera

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Police at the Huaping Precinct in Tainan City looked up in surprise recently when they received a letter from New York. After they opened it, they found out it was an America...

US authorities seek leniency for Islamic State cooperator

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. authorities are taking the unusual step of seeking leniency for a Bangladeshi immigrant who admitted going to Syria to support the Islamic State group, saying he deserves credit f...

Taiwan Railways employs robots to commemorate TRA's 131st anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In commemoration of the Taiwan Railways Administration's (TRA) 131st anniversary, TRA stations will put four Smart Robots into service from Friday, June 8. One Smar...

Myanmar massacre survivors live amid reminders of tragedy

UKHIA, Bangladesh (AP) — Some of the massacre survivors hold precious photos or mementos that belonged to those they lost. Others bear physical scars or painful memories that swirl in their nightmares...

Cops put parking lot crack cocaine in 'lost and found'

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Police in northeastern Pennsylvania say they've put about $1,600 worth of crack cocaine in their "lost and found box" in hopes of reuniting the drug with its rightful owner. ...

2017 LNY public services schedule

Taipei (Taiwan News) – During the Lunar New Year (LNY) holidays, most of the shops are closed during some days of the period as well as public services, while some will be open but they may have...

Review: Train's new CD is stuck in the same soft-rock track

Train, "a girl a bottle a boat" (Columbia Records) Some people simply adore Train. Others simply loathe them. The band's new album is unlikely to change anyone's mind. ...

Additional MRT train services added during LNY

The Taipei MRT company said Tuesday that the MRT service will run according to weekend/holiday schedule during the 2017 Chinese New Year period from January 27 through February 1, while additional tra...

Music Review: Energetic interplay from Bianca De Leon

Bianca De Leon, "Love, Guns & Money" (Lonesome Highway)With recorded music, perfect is the enemy of good. Bianca De Leon doesn't strive for perfect on "Love, Guns & Money," which is why it's g...