Big Brutus attraction adds another coal mining shovel

WEST MINERAL, Kan. (AP) — A historic coal mining shovel that was hidden under bramble for more than 70 years has gone on display in southeast Kansas alongside its more well-known successor, an 11-mill...

Songshan Cultural and Creative Park bolsters Taipei’s arts scene

In May or June each year, thousands of university design students from across Taiwan gather at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park in Taipei City to display their graduation projects. Organized by SCC...

Staying sharp: Sack artist Donald fueled by Super Bowl loss

To stay a cut above the competition, Aaron Donald again trained this offseason by dodging knives. Fake blades, of course. But the results from the reaction exercises have certainly b...

Japan tests new Shinkansen bullet train prototype

Japan's JR-EAST rail company unveiled a next-generation Shinkansen bullet train codenamed ALFA-X on Thursday. The company said the €82 million ($91 million) 10-car train, which was completed ...

Japan tests new Shinkansen bullet train prototype

Japan's JR East Railway Company unveiled a next-generation Shinkansen bullet train codenamed ALFA-X on Thursday. The company said the €82 million ($91 million) 10-car train, which was complet...

Museums laud design inspired by, committed to nature

The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York and the Cube design museum in Kerkrade, Netherlands, have joined forces in "Nature," a blockbuster show devoted to cutting-edge designs both ins...

Model of Taiwan's domestically-made submarine revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A miniature model of Taiwan's future indigenous submarine was unveiled on Thursday (May 9) at a groundbreaking ceremony on a new facility to build and repair the warships p...

Indigenous submarine production 'the only path' for Taiwan: Tsai Ing-wen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indigenous submarine production is the only path for Taiwan, said President Tsai Ing-wen today (Thursday, May 9) at a submarine plant groundbreaking ceremony in Kaohsiung....

Taiwan officials to break ground on secret submarine facility on May 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) disclosed on Sunday (May 5) that a ground-breaking ceremony would be held for a secret facility to construct and repair Taiwan's domesti...

Microsoft's offers software tools to secure elections

Microsoft is announcing an ambitious effort intended to make U.S. voting more secure and verifiable. The company will offer free open-source software that several top U.S. elections ...

Gas explosion also damaged world-famous Porsche collection

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The gas explosion that killed one person and injured 25 others in North Carolina also damaged a building that houses a rarely seen but world famous collection of Porsches. ...

Taiwan plans to start mass-producing trainer aircraft in 2023

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) has presented to the country’s legislature an important schedule regarding the manufacture of new supersonic traine...

Taiwan completes 1st phase of indigenous submarine project: defense minister

The contract design phase of Taiwan's first indigenous submarine project has been completed and the prototype will be ready by 2024, Defense Minister Yen De-fa (嚴德發) said Thursday. After a clos...

US could announce sale of M1A2X tanks to Taiwan before July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A military official has said the U.S. will announce the sale of M1A2X battle tanks to Taiwan within the next three months. Taiwan ramped up its requests for U.S.-built ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, March 8, the 67th day of 2019. There are 298 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 8, 17...