Review: Alaskan thriller 'Hold the Dark' is brutal and bleak

The Alaska tourism board can't be all that thrilled with Jeremy Saulnier's "Hold the Dark ," a grueling but beautifully shot mystery about a small town where it seems the very best quality of life one...

Taiwan ranked 5th in the world for human capital development

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IMHE) at the University of Washington has published a new study this week measuring human capital which is considered the ...

Column: Tiger Woods is back, and golf is better for it

ATLANTA (AP) — They had waited more than five years for this moment. No way were those frail little ropes, strung up on flimsy poles, going to hold them back. No wa...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - September 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Top news this week includes Torrential rain causes flooding across Taipei area; Typhoon Mangkhut growing in strength; Taiwan ranked 1st in world for quality of life: ...

Chile's congress passes 'historic' gender identity law

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — After a five-year battle, Chile's congress passed a gender identity law Wednesday that allows transgender people over 14 years of age to change their name and gender in official...

Taipei ranked as one of world's most livable cities: BBC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei, Taiwan has been declared one the most livable cities in 2018 by the BBC in a recent report based on an analysis by the Economist's Intelligence Unit....

Taiwan ranked 1st in world for quality of life: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan has been ranked 1st in quality of life and the 2nd best place for expats overall in InterNations' Expat Insider report for 2018 In the report's Quality o...

Why is Taiwan increasing its imports of plastic waste?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As China banned the import of plastic trash this year, Taiwan saw a marked increase in foreign garbage entering the country, leading I-Mei Foods Co. (義美食品) CEO Luis Ko (高志...

Giraffe, rhino deaths raise alarm at former Buenos Aires zoo

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Shaki was 18 when she died - too young given the life expectancy of a giraffe. Ruth the rhinoceros was recovering from an infection until she fell, was stuck for hours i...

NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne retiring after 15 Cup seasons

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kasey Kahne announced Thursday that he will retire from full-time racing in NASCAR and plans to focus on the sprint car team he owns. Kahne said in a Twitter pos...

How Taiwan should use China-based workers to spread the truth about life in Communist China

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- China has once more ratcheted up its efforts to try and lure more Taiwanese workers across the Straits, in their latest economic assault on Taiwan.  But a fascinatin...

Elk believed to be one of the oldest in world dies at NY zoo

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Officials at a zoo in upstate New York say an elk believed to be one of the oldest in the world has died. The New York State Zoo at Thompson Park in Watertown ...

Developing a Robust Brand Strategy for Enhancing Brand Awareness in the Pharmaceutical Industry| Infiniti Research

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--Infiniti Research, a global market and customer intelligence solutions provider, has announced the completion of their new brand strategy assessment study on the ...

Colorado Springs' baby giraffe euthanized

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado Springs zoo says it decided to euthanize its eight-week-old giraffe after veterinarians determined that her dislocated hip, infected leg and other health comp...

LEO Pharma to Expand Its Lead in Medical Dermatology with Acquisition of Bayer’s Prescription Dermatology Unit

BALLERUP, Denmark & LEVERKUSEN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 31, 2018--LEO Pharma and Bayer announced today, that LEO Pharma has entered into a definitive agreement to buy Bayer’s global prescrip...