And the Grammy nomination goes to ... Megan? Harry? Weeknd?

NEW YORK (AP) — Rappers and R&B singers tend to be the most-nominated acts at the Grammys thanks to producing their own hits and collaborating with others — sometimes from different genres — givin...

Taiwan bookstore chain Eslite to open Malaysia outlet in 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prestigious bookstore chain Eslite will open its first Southeast Asian outlet in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur in 2022, Chairwoman Mercy Wu (吳旻潔) announced Tuesday (N...

As virus mutes Dubai nightlife, Filipino bands feel the pain

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Eric Roman struts onstage in his torn jeans and grasps the microphone. It’s midnight on a Friday and in normal times, he’d hear wild applause from...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 16, the 321st day of 2020. There are 45 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 16,...

Asia Today: New Zealand imposes new mask rules as precaution

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Starting Thursday, New Zealanders will be legally required to wear masks on public transport in Auckland and on planes nationwide. Prime Minister Jacin...

New Tamsui light rail line to Fisherman's Wharf starts service

Taipei, Nov. 15 (CNA) A new section of the Danhai Light Rail Transit system in New Taipei, which extends the service along a route to Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf, started operations Sunday with a ser...

As virus mutes Dubai nightlife, Filipino bands feel the pain

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Eric Roman struts onstage in his torn jeans and grasps the microphone. It’s midnight on a Friday and in normal times, he’d hear wild applause from...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 15, the 320th day of 2020. There are 46 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 15, ...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 14, the 319th day of 2020. There are 47 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 1...

Korean girl group's panda stunt prompts anger in China

BEIJING (AP) — A publicity stunt involving South Korean girl group Blackpink and a cuddly baby panda has prompted outraged comments and calls for an apology from some in China. The ...

US bans Americans from investing in companies with Chinese military ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday (Nov. 12) barring Americans from investing in Chinese companies that supply or support China’s military,...

BTS to celebrate New Year with first show since coronavirus shut-down

South Korean boyband sensation BTS will welcome in the New Year with their first live concert since they were forced to call off a world tour because of the novel coronavirus, their management company...

Russian delegation visits Kaohsiung to discuss bilateral trade, tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation from the Representative Office in Taipei for the Moscow-Taipei Coordination Commission (MTC) on Economic and Cultural Coordinating Committee on Wednesday (Nov...

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Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 12, the 317th day of 2020. There are 49 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 1...

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Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 11, the 316th day of 2020. There are 50 days left in the year. Today is Veterans Day. Today’s Highlight in History: ...