The Latest: Hong Kong protesters shoot arrows at police

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Police say protesters shot an arrow at officers patrolling near Hong Kong Pol...

Hong Kong endures more transit disruptions, more violence

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong residents are enduring a fourth day of traffic snarls and mass transit disruptions as protesters closed some major arteries and rail networks while police skirmished with mi...

Anti-sex trafficking effort launched for Miami Super Bowl

MIAMI (AP) — Major events that draw tens of thousands of people such as the Super Bowl have become hubs for sex trafficking, which Miami officials said Wednesday that they are determined to snuff out ...

Internet ban next for Hong Kong protesters?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After banning face masks, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam (林鄭月娥) condemned pro-democracy protesters in a five-minute video released on Saturday afternoon (Oct. 5). ...

144 flights canceled at Taiwan Taoyuan Airport as Typhoon Mitag nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Typhoon Mitag bears down on northern Taiwan, 144 flights have been canceled at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport for this evening (Sept. 30). At 1:15 p.m. tod...

City gardens, public produce stands ease 'food desert' woes

ATLANTA (AP) — On his way home, Darnell Eleby paused before boarding the commuter train in Atlanta's Five Points station and maneuvered his wheelchair to a stop not seen on many mass transit platforms...

The Latest: North Carolina hurricane warnings lifted

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Dorian (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Hurricane Dorian continues to churn off the North Carolina coast, but it's headi...

Public transportation greener than Tesla: Singaporean minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Singapore’s Minister of Environment and Water Resources, Masagos Zulkifli, on Wednesday (Aug. 21) said that taking public transportation is a better solution to clim...

Support for Hong Kong protests blamed for sackings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the forced resignation of Rupert Hogg, CEO of Cathay Pacific, it is claimed there have been a number of high-profile sackings and resignations to individuals sup...

450 flights disrupted at Taiwan Taoyuan airport due to Typhoon Lekima

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the southern periphery of Typhoon Lekima lashes northern Taiwan, 450 flights have been canceled or delayed at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. As of 8 a.m. this ...

10 terrifying taboos to dodge during Taiwan's Ghost Month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Ghost Month (鬼月), observed in the 7th month of the lunar calendar, is once again here, this year running from Aug. 1 to Aug. 29, and Taiwan News has created a list...

2 netizens within 3 days threaten to kill passengers on Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) is on alert for persons acting suspiciously after two different netizens over the course of three days have issued threats to kill p...

Fire forces cancellations of high-speed trains in Italy

ROME (AP) — Italy's state railway says a suspected arson fire has forced the cancellation of at least 42 high-speed trains in Italy on the heavily-traveled Milan-Naples corridor. It ...

Small businesses concerned about local infrastructure issues

NEW YORK (AP) — The priorities that small business owners place on infrastructure improvements can depend on what industry they're in, but many are most concerned about the infrastructure in their are...

Drunk British English teacher bites cop on Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A British English teacher with a record of previous run-ins with the law in Taiwan was arrested recently for disturbing the peace and biting a police officer on a Taipei MRT tr...