Man City led out by 102-year-old mascot for EPL match

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City went with an extremely experienced lineup — with its mascots — for its English Premier League match against Fulham on Saturday. The roles, ...

Taiwan's KMT chickens out on winning mascot design

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) yesterday (Sept. 6) announced that the party will not adopt the controversial winning design from a mascot contest, which has become ...

Taiwan’s Taipei Metro launches Mickey trains and promo activity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – All aboard the Mickey Mouse trains! Passengers riding the Taipei Metro Tamsui-Xinyi Line will find themselves surprised at the dazzling display of Disney characters on the...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. AFTER CRITICISM, TRUMP HONORS MCCAIN The president relent...

Trademark bullies? Many big colleges fiercely protect brands

Never get between a university and its trademarks. That's the lesson dozens of people learn every year when they unwittingly provoke the wrath of big universities and the lawyers the...

Taiwan Nobel laureate throws first pitch at New York Mets game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese Nobel Prize in Chemistry winner Yuan T. Lee (李遠哲) threw the ceremonial first pitch, kicking off the MBL baseball match between the New York Mets and Washington N...

KMT defends comical 'charging chicken man' mascot, designer comes forward

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After many Taiwanese netizens mocked the odd looking "charging chicken man" Kuomintang (KMT) mascot design, and many questioned that they party was being tr...

Tokyo 2020 official mascots unveiled at ceremony

TOKYO (AP) — The official mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics were unveiled at a ceremony in downtown Tokyo on Sunday. The mascot for the Olympics is named Miraitowa while the...

Angry Bird: Brazil's World Cup mascot popular with fans

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — It took an angry-looking bird to get Brazilians hooked on their World Cup mascot. Canarinho, the yellow canary with a furious face that represents some of the fa...

2018 Race for Every Child to Raise $1.65M for Children’s National

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 30, 2018--The 2018 Race for Every Child benefitting Children’s National Health System expects to raise $1.65M to ensure world-class care is available for every child i...

Hard road to World Cup dream for young Russian players

SARANSK, Russia (AP) — A large white banner hangs above a stand covered in peeled paint flakes and discarded sunflower seeds: "The Best Start Here." The Start Stadium in Saransk may ...

TAIUNA delegation leaves for Geneva to voice Taiwan's desire to join WHO 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 35-member delegation of Taiwan United Nations Alliance (TAIUNA) embarked on a trip to Geneva on May 17, with an aim to expressing the wish of Taiwanese people to join th...

Axis Communications Opens New Axis Experience Center in Washington, DC

CHELMSFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2018--Axis Communications, the market leader in network video, today announced the grand opening of their newest Axis Experience Center (AEC) in Washington, ...

EA Announces Free 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Content for EA SPORTS FIFA 18

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 30, 2018--Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today announced its bringing football’s biggest tournament to EA SPORTS™ FIFA 18, giving players a 2018 FIFA Worl...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Olympians and sports fans went home with medals and other souvenirs, new friends and incredible memories after the Pyeongchang Winter Games closed. The athletes who played on the joint Korean women's ...