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Obama, Airbnb's Brian Chesky launch $100M in scholarships

NEW YORK (AP) — The co-founder and CEO of Airbnb, Brian Chesky, has donated $100 million to the Obama Foundation to fund scholarships for students pursuing careers in public service and includes multi...

Chinese man gets over 4 years in prison for pandemic fraud

NEW YORK (AP) — A Chinese man was sentenced to more than four years in prison Thursday after admitting that he fraudulently tried to get $20 million in federal coronavirus-relief funds meant to rescue...

Q&A with MOFA on visitor visa for relatives of foreign residents in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to questions from readers regarding visitor visas for relatives of foreign residents, Taiwan News contacted a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) representative...

Suspect in 1994 killing in Colombia found in Boston suburb

BOSTON (AP) — A Colombian man who has been on the lam for nearly three decades since he was convicted in absentia of killing his wife has been located in a Boston suburb, the FBI said Wednesday. ...

Relatives of foreign residents can now apply to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (April 12) announced that relatives of Taiwanese citizens and foreign residents, with the exception of migrant workers, c...

UK Treasury chief Sunak defends wife in tax controversy

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Treasury chief has defended his wife’s decision to take advantage of rules that allow many foreigners to escape U.K. taxes on their overseas income, saying critics have launche...

Father, son arrested in Japan get US prison for Ponzi scheme

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two former investment executives arrested in Japan were sentenced Tuesday to five years in a U.S. prison for their roles in what federal authorities called a $1.5 billion internationa...

US man abducted in Afghanistan appears in newly posted video

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American man kidnapped in Afghanistan two years ago is seen in a video pleading for his release so that he can be reunited with his family, according to a recording posted Friday ...

Analysis: Oil prices, Ukraine war create Saudi pivot point

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The world is looking to Saudi Arabia to boost oil production as global energy prices spike because of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. But that could...

MediaOne Accredited as a Pre-approved Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG) Vendor for Digital Marketing Solutions

Kick-start digital marketing with pre-approved PSG vendor, MediaOneSINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 25 March 2022 - MediaOne is one of Singapore's award-winning and leading digital marketing agencies tha...

Foreign caregivers eligible for permanent residency in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cabinet on Thursday (Feb. 17) approved a proposal by the Ministry of Labor (MOL) to enable foreign caregivers to apply for permanent residence within five years after ...

Foreign students with associate degree eligible for permanent residence in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cabinet on Thursday (Feb. 17) approved a proposal by the Ministry of Labor (MOL) to enable some overseas compatriots, foreign students, industrial workers, and caregiv...

Taiwan enables foreign blue-collar workers to apply for permanent residency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid a severe shortage in the domestic labor force, the Cabinet on Thursday (Feb. 17) approved plans to enable foreign blue-collar workers to apply for permanent residency...

Indonesian sisters facing deportation plead not to be 'kicked out of Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Indonesian sisters have made a plea to be allowed to stay in Taiwan after they were asked to leave the country in March due to their father’s guilty verdict in...

Prince Andrew renews attempt to get Giuffre suit dismissed

NEW YORK (AP) — Prince Andrew’s lawyers asked a U.S. court again Wednesday to throw out a lawsuit accusing him of sexual abuse, citing multiple legal defenses. Among them: The lawyer...