Port wine? Feta? Brexit may spell trouble for famed EU names

PINHAO, Portugal (AP) — The scorching late summer sun of northern Portugal is ripening the black, super-sweet grapes that will go to make what European Union rules say is the only wine in the world th...

North Dakota regulators discuss refinery near national park

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Public Service Commission on Monday discussed an administrative law judge's recommendation that regulators dismiss a challenge to the location of an oil refinery b...

Over 120 leaders to converge for city forum in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The second annual Global Harbor City Forum will kick off in Kaohsiung City (高雄市) on Sept. 25, bringing together more than 120 city leaders from 25 countries, reported CNA....

Photo of the Day: Respite from rains in Tamsui, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American tourist took this photo of a serene scene at dusk in New Taipei City's Tamsui District after the torrential rains and floodingseen in northern Taiwan ...

9 more foreigners granted Taiwanese citizenship without surrendering original nationality

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Nine additional foreign professionals have just officially received Taiwanese citizenship, without having to surrender their original nationality, announced the ...

Winners of photo contest to promote Philippines in Taiwan announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) recently announced the winners of photo contest held to promote the Philippines and celebrate Filipino worker...

Scouting mission underway along proposed Rio Grande Trail

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Hikers have embarked on a 500-mile (805-kilometer) expedition that will traverse New Mexico. The mission: Chart out the best route and identify what challenges might lay ahead...

Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival under moonlight at the first organic farm in East Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's East Rift Valley National Scenic Area Management Office announced on Sept. 4 that it is going to hold a two-day camping activity to celebrate the arrival of t...

Taiwan’s Taipei Metro launches Mickey trains and promo activity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – All aboard the Mickey Mouse trains! Passengers riding the Taipei Metro Tamsui-Xinyi Line will find themselves surprised at the dazzling display of Disney characters on the...

Photo of the Day: Sanjhan Community in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American English teacher captured this photo of a narrow lane leading to a verdant valley in Sanjhan Community (三棧社區) in Taiwan's Hualien County and poste...

Hermes Taiwan to sell limited edition scarves for charity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Hermes Taiwan teamed up with Chou Ti-chuan (周帝全), a student at Taipei City Yangming Home for the Disabled, to create an exclusive limited edition scarf in Taiwan based on a pain...

Photo of the Day: Spectacular Qingshui Cliff in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American English teacher captured this gorgeous view of Qingshui Cliff in Taiwan's Hualien County and posted it on the social media site Reddit ...

Taiwan's Yushan National Park showcased in two award-winning films 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two award-winning short films commissioned the Yushan National Park (玉山國家公園) won the Platinum Award at the WorldFest film festival in Houston, U.S. "Mountaine...

FANTASY PLAYS: Changing fortunes for players on new teams

Changing teams alter a player's value and role in fantasy — the new circumstances change the opportunity for each player and lead to new outlooks on carries, touches and other factors. ...

Red Bull's Horner denies making offer to Fernando Alonso

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Red Bull team principal Christian Horner denies his team tried to sign Fernando Alonso as a replacement for Daniel Ricciardo. Ricciardo stunned F1 t...