Photo of the Day: 'Human Lennon Wall' spotted at Taiwan college

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an innovative response to the constant assault on Lennon Walls by Chinese students and tourists, a group of Taiwanese college students has decided to turn themselves in...

Vietnamese masseur indicted for raping college student in Taipei spa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Vietnamese migrant worker has been indicted for allegedly sexually assaulting a Taiwanese college student while her boyfriend was being massaged on the other side of the...

Chinese tourist banned 5 years for destroying National Taiwan University Lennon Wall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese tourist arrested on Monday (Oct. 7) for ripping down a Lennon Wall at National Taiwan University (NTU) will be deported on a charge of vandalism and denied ent...

Video shows Chinese tourist rip down National Taiwan University Lennon Wall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese tourist was arrested on Monday morning (Oct. 7) after he was captured on video ripping down a Lennon Wall at National Taiwan University (NTU). On its Facebook...

Dissertation-gate: Tsai accuser publishes president's student record on Facebook

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of the leading voices in the “Dissertation-gate” scandal surrounding President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Monday (Oct. 7) published new documents obtained from ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 7, the 280th day of 2018. There are 85 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 7, 2001...

Wikipedia becomes a battleground for Taiwan and China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Wikipedia has become a battlefield between Taiwanese and Chinese, who are clashing over sensitive topics such as the identities of Taiwan and Hong Kong. According to UD...

Woman charged with false rape report faces trial in Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A University of Kansas student who is charged with making a false rape report will go on trial this month after a judge denied motions to dismiss charges and suppress portions of...

Court rejects appeal over dismissal of Sandy Hook lawsuit

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the parents of two Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims against Newtown and its school dist...

Egypt deports Mauritanian student arrested over protests

CAIRO (AP) — Cairo airport officials say a Mauritanian student arrested by Egyptian authorities amid the recent crackdown following anti-government protests has been released and deported back home. ...

Suspect in Finnish sword attack remanded in custody

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Finnish police say a man who allegedly killed a woman and wounded nine other people while wielding a sword inside a classroom, has been remanded in custody on suspicion of m...

100s of accused priests living under radar with no oversight

Nearly 1,700 priests and other clergy members that the Roman Catholic Church considers credibly accused of child sexual abuse are living under the radar with little to no oversight from religious auth...

Corporal punishment still widespread in Taiwan schools: poll

Nearly 70 percent of junior high school students in Taiwan have personally experienced or witnessed corporal punishment at their schools, according to the results of a survey released Thursday. The...

Ohio University suspends all fraternities over hazing claims

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio University has suspended all its fraternities following allegations of widespread hazing. The university said Thursday that the suspension of the 15 fraterni...

Hunger on campus: How college students can get help

When college students paying their own way have a financial hiccup, they have to make hard choices about how to spend their limited funds — and some turn to their food budget to close a gap. ...