National Museum of Taiwan Literature announces online game '1940'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL) on Friday (Nov. 20) has announced its upcoming online game "1940," which gives players the thrill of saving the w...

GigaMedia Announces Third-Quarter 2020 Financial Results

TAIPEI, Oct. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- GigaMedia Limited (NASDAQ: GIGM) today announced its third-quarter 2020 unaudited financial results. Comments from Management In the third quarter of 2020, Giga...

India bans more Chinese apps over 'security' threat amid border row

India has banned more Chinese apps on Wednesday, accusing them of undermining India's security amid an ongoing row over the disputed Himalayan border between the two neighboring nations. New Del...

Taiwan's `Red Virus' online game takes aim at Xi Jinping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An online game called "Red Virus" developed by a Taiwan company visualizes the face of Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) as the Wuhan coronavirus. Chinese Forei...

GigaMedia Announces Second-Quarter 2020 Financial Results

TAIPEI, July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- GigaMedia Limited (NASDAQ: GIGM) today announced its second-quarter 2020 unaudited financial results. Comments from Management In the second quarter of 2020, Gi...

Philippine police arrest 90 Chinese for illegal gambling

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police have arrested 90 Chinese for allegedly running an online gambling hub without permits and for violating quarantine restrictions, officials said Sunday. ...

Baseball in full swing in Taiwan, even in empty stadiums

NEW TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan (AP) — When Wang Wei-chen had a base hit for the Chinatrust Brothers, no one booed or cheered from the stands at the suburban Taipei ballpark. No one hurled insults at the umpi...

Navy Probe finds no racism intent in hand gestures

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hand gestures flashed by West Point cadets and Naval Academy midshipmen during the televised Army-Navy football game were not racist signals, military investigations have concluded. ...

Hate sign or silly game? Military academies probe hand signs

When is OK not okay? Some West Point cadets and U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen flashed what looked like a sideways OK finger gesture during a live television broadcast over the weeken...

US stocks edge higher as China eases trade tensions

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved higher in early trading on Wednesday as investors snapped up technology companies following China's move to exempt some U.S. products from a recent round of tariffs. ...

Image promoting Taiwan’s scallion removed for possible copyright infringement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A marketing contractor of Yilan County Farmers' Association was asked to take off an online image the company created to promote Sanxing Township’s scallion beca...

A closer look at the 4 young suspects charged in terror plot

GREECE, N.Y. (AP) — The arrest of three young men and a teen on charges of plotting to attack a Muslim settlement in upstate New York has raised a number of questions. Here's what we know about suspec...

India weighs ban on popular online game after suicide

NEW DELHI (AP) — A boy's suicide in India after his mother scolded him for playing the popular online game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has inflamed a debate across the country over whether the game ...

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___ IPWhoa: What to know before joining this year's IPO parade NEW YORK (AP) — A parade of well-known technology companies will make their stocks available to every...

Snap joins online game fray, unveils advertising products

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Snapchat is joining the online-games bandwagon with a new service that lets people play together on its mobile platform. The company says it wants to make it easier for friends to...