Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The leaders of North and South Korea announced a wide range of agreements Wednesday which they said were a major step toward peace on the Korean Peninsula. But the premie...

Hiker faces NT$130,000 fine for 'escaping' from rescue team in Taiwan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A hiker was fined after he "escaped" from a team dispatched to rescue him from the mountains in central Taiwan during Typhoon Mangkhut, only to request a second rescu...

New Taipei urges festival goers to take shuttle bus to Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival on Sep 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The second leg of 2018 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival will take place at Pingxi Junior High School from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. during Mid-Autumn Festival on Sep 24, and event orga...

'Up in the air': If displaced by storm, where to call home?

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — As the pounding rains from Hurricane Florence finally ended, Lutrice Garcia left the shelter where she had spent several nights on a cot and tried to head home. But floodwat...

Budding Taiwanese designers invited to present collections in New York

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's emerging talent in the fashion world will shine in New York as two local designers are invited to showcase their spring/summer lines for 2019 in a runway show...

Exhibit showcases images of Mexico border walls, fences

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A new photo exhibit is showcasing different barriers along the U.S. border with Mexico based on research by an Ohio professor. Kenneth Madsen is a professor of ge...

Shh! Introverts share travel survival secrets

Travel can be busy, noisy and crowded — a potentially daunting environment for anyone. But if you're an introvert, it can drain your internal battery. Studies and experts suggest thi...

Container Starbucks cafe in Taiwan’s Hualien County to open Sep 26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— A highly touted special Starbucks café will open at “Hui-Lan” Bay (洄瀾灣) in  Ji'an Township, Hualien County on Sep 26, featuring container a...

New immigrants in Changhua, Taiwan to celebrate mid-autumn festival with moon cake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Changhua County Government held a DIY moon cake event on Sept. 16. The event was held at Changhua County Stadium to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival which falls on Sept...

Photo of the Day: Tough commute in Hong Kong after Mangkhut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Typhoon Mangkhut hammered Hong Kong on Sunday, photos of the devastation have started to emerge, and in this case, netizens have made light of the daunting task that...

Moonstruck Japan tycoon to blast off on 1st SpaceX trip

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese billionaire who Tesla chief Elon Musk says plans to blast off on the first-ever private commercial space trip aboard the SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket often makes headlines in Jap...

German Institute in Taipei demands hair salon owner take down 'Nazi swastikas'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to news reports that a hair salon in Hsinchu is using a logo that resembles a Nazi swastika and after repeated private requests to take the symbols down, the G...

Authorities pull globe, not honey pot, from bear cub's head

BALSAM LAKE, Wis. (AP) — A bear cub in Wisconsin had a Winnie the Pooh moment, but it wasn't a honey pot that got stuck on its head. It was a hard plastic globe. Authorities rescued ...

Trump-tape-hunting Tom Arnold, 'Apprentice' producer scuffle

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedian Tom Arnold filed a police report Monday over an incident involving the producer of the "The Apprentice" at a weekend pre-Emmy Awards party, police said. D...

The Latest: Tom Arnold files police report on producer spat

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a scuffle between comedian Tom Arnold and Hollywood producer Mark Burnett at a pre-Emmy Award party (all times local): 1:15 p.m. To...