Over 40 Eswatini students duped into skinning chickens in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 40 Eswatini students who thought they were realizing their dream of studying abroad were disheartened when they encountered harsh working conditions and long hours in...

Year-end sports quiz. Your scholarship as a fan is at stake

Your scholarship as a sports fan is up for renewal. Not to worry. Just answer a dozen questions from 2019 and you're on your way. The passing grade? That's up to the crew in the replay booth. ...

Bespoke silk robes await Pope Francis on Thailand visit

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's capital boasts garment makers ranging from bespoke tailors to sweatshops, but for a truly divine frock, you have to look a little harder. In a Catholic prep...

Andre Previn, Oscar-winning composer, has died at 89

Andre Previn, the pianist, composer and conductor whose broad reach took in the worlds of Hollywood, jazz and classical music, has died. He was 89. His manager Linda Petrikova says P...

Indonesia freezes Taiwan internship program after students forced to work in factories, eat pork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke last week that Indonesian college students, as well as other nationalities, had been forced to work in factories and eat meals that contained pork, Indonesia&#...

MOE punishes University of Kang Ning after Sri Lankan students found working in slaughterhouses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke last week that 40 of its Sri Lankan students were sent to work in slaughterhouses in Taipei and Tainan, the Ministry of Education has issued five punitive meas...

Over 40 Sri Lankan students duped into working in Taiwan slaughterhouses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The University of Kang Ning has been reprimanded by the Ministry of Education for allowing over 40 of its Sri Lankan students to work in slaughterhouses in Taipei and Tainan, r...

Apple vs. Ivanka Trump: Competing ethics collide in China

SHANGHAI (AP) — Apple Inc. and Ivanka Trump's brand both rely on Chinese suppliers that have been criticized for workplace abuses. But when it comes to dealing with those problems, they've taken diffe...

Designers breathe new life into China's dying folk crafts

GAORONG VILLAGE, China (AP) — Dipping a brass-tipped tool into a vat of liquid wax, Pan Xiu-ying painstakingly traces an intricate design onto a white cloth. At her workshop in a rem...