Taiwan saw record 14 murder cases in May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan saw 14 murder cases between May 2 and June 1, a record number for a single month in Taiwan's history, reported UDN. During the May 2 through June 1 period, Taiwan...

China cracks down on ASMR videos, branded as pornography

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –After a recent ban on hip-hop and goth fashion in media, Chinese censors are now cracking down on another aspect of pop culture, with online authorities now targeting ASMR ...

British con artist retracts fake apology, restarts videos of Taiwanese women, breaks law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A mere two days after issuing a fake video apology, a British con artist, who has uploaded a number of exploitive videos of Taiwanese women he met on the streets of Taipei, has...

HyperX Welcomes No. 1 PUBG Twitch Streamer to HyperX Ambassador Team

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced that Shroud, the No. 1 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Twitch st...

HyperX Welcomes No. 1 PUBG Twitch Streamer to HyperX Ambassador Team

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced that Shroud, the No. 1 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Twitch st...

Streamer ‘CJayride’ confronted by foreigner during Computex Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – American streamer "CJayride" was confronted by a foreigner who urged him to "don't give us a bad name" at Computex Taipei on June 7. Chris James...

British con artist Explorer Nick in Taipei to target Taiwanese women

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A British con artist, who describes himself as a "pick-up artist," is now in Taiwan seeking to lure Taiwanese women into his videos and has already uploaded a number ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Players to pick up or stream in baseball

PLAYERS TO PICK UP ANDREW HEANEY, SP, Los Angeles Angels (47 percent owned in Yahoo): The Angels aren't treating Heaney with kid gloves after his Tommy John surgery. After his comple...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - June 2

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Top news this week includes: British man beaten by 10 Chinese in Cambodia for 'Taiwan' tattoo; President of Haiti arrives in Taipei; New Taipei boxer dismembers gi...

Taiwanese man kills 1 and injures 2 family members in Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese man was accused of killing one, and injuring two of his family members in Taoyuan City on May 29, according to Taoyuan Police. The suspect, a 22-year-old m...

Taiwan’s minister of justice: The crime issue cannot be solved by judicial sentencing or execution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—In the wake of recent separate cases of abhorrent murders and dismemberment of the victims’ bodies in Taiwan and calls from the society for more severe judicial punish...

10 warning signs of a toxic relationship: Taiwanese divorce lawyer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following a boxer dismembering his 27-year-old girl friend in New Taipei City, another man reportedly stabbed his 26-year-old ex-girlfriend, also a popular 17-Media streamer, to...

Taiwanese streamer stabbed to death by ex-boyfriend with knife

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A popular Taiwanese online streamer was stabbed to death by her ex-boyfriend with a fruit knife last night (May 28) at around 7 p.m. in Taipei. At 7:41 p.m. last night, poli...

M17 Entertainment and Avex Partner to Discover Japan’s Next Generation Star

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2018--M17 Entertainment Limited (“M17 Entertainment”), operator of the largest live streaming platform for developed Asian markets, and Avex Inc., Japan’s leading enter...

FANTASY PLAYS: Philly's Pivetta worth picking up on team

With teams more than a quarter of the way through their season, sample sizes are becoming larger and more reliable. That makes it more clear which players to buy into and those that are showing signs ...