Cambodian 'monk' accused of sexual assault, profiteering in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A self-professed "monk" from Cambodia, faces deportation after being charged by over a dozen women with sexual assault and profiting from his religious teachings. ...

Enclave on edge as mystery persists in mansion fire, deaths

COLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — When a landscaper alerted Boris Volshteyn to smoke pouring out of a nearby mansion, the plastic surgeon hurried home and found his friend and neighbor lying face down out front...

Taiwan new immigrants propose anti-discrimination laws

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of new immigrants has made a number of proposals to Taiwanese legislative bodies after declaring they feel like second-class citizens in the country. Kuomintang...

North Dakota Senate hopefuls making final campaign stops

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota U.S. Senate candidates Heidi Heitkamp and Kevin Cramer are enlisting some high-profile help from their respective parties, while also planning a flurry of appearance...

Growing Spokane, Washington, sheds its sleepy city image

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Spokane, Washington, has long been in Seattle' shadow. But now the Lilac City is luring more jobs and has a hot real estate market, a fast-growing population and a rising arts an...

Record Growth for Thailand Elite Residence Program

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 3, 2018--Thailand’s bespoke residence-by-investment offering, the Thailand Elite Residence Program, is celebrating a year of record-breaking growth, as applicant numbers f...

Vermont to pay up to $10K to new residents who work remotely

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont is willing to pay new residents who work remotely for an out-of-state employer — all in an effort to increase its population. Vermont Gov. Phil Scott h...

Florida officials make few changes for upcoming storm season

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's governor and Legislature promised a dizzying array of fixes following the devastation of last year's hurricanes. But heading into a new storm season, the state has e...

Business loan program aims to help 1st-generation immigrants

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Bhutan native Tika Acharya came to the U.S. nine years ago with his parents and his wife after spending 17 years in a Nepal refugee camp. The 40-year-old father graduated from ...

Public Storage Opens New Puyallup, Washington, Storage Facility

PUYALLUP, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2018--Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) opened a new self-storage facility today in one of Seattle’s popular suburbs to help residents–both new and longtime–find more ...

Public Storage Opens New Frisco, Texas, Storage Facility

FRISCO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 27, 2018--Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) opened a new two-story self-storage facility today in one of Plano’s fastest-growing suburbs to help residents–both new and long...

Public Storage Opens New Frisco, Texas, Storage Facility

FRISCO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 27, 2018--Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) opened a new two-story self-storage facility today in one of Plano’s fastest-growing suburbs to help residents–both new and long...

Applicants for overseas workforce experience in Vietnam doubles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Applicants for an overseas exposure trip to Vietnam doubled in number as compared to last year, reports said. The K-12 Education Administration at the Ministry of Educa...

Taiwan politicians dream big for expanding HSR, and a Disney castle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Executive Yuan representative, Su Chen-ching (蘇震清), used a model of a Disney castle today during a question and answer session to emphasize the need to extend the Taiwan H...

New Taipei offering apartment in lottery to lure more residents

Taipei, March 7 (CNA) New residents of New Taipei will now gain a chance to win a studio apartment, among other prizes, when they establish their household registration in the city, Mayor Eric Chu (朱立...