Meghan Markle takes mom along to cooking event

LONDON (AP) — Meghan Markle is being joined by her mother for the launch of a cookbook aimed at raising money for victims of the Grenfell fire. Markle, now the Duchess of Sussex, hos...

Taipei's Maokong Gondola offers week-long Mid-Autumn Festival ride discounts 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Have you planned where to go for the Mid-Autumn Festival? Why not take advantage of the week-long Mid-Autumn Festival ride discounts Maokong Gondola is offering an...

Taiwan team runs Berlin Marathon in fancy costumes promoting brands of excellence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The 2018 Berlin Marathon saw a new record set by Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge, while a group of Taiwanese runners dazzled on the track with eye-catching elements that promo...

Damaged buildings, graft haunt Mexico City year after quake

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Throughout Mexico City, uninhabited buildings with gaping cracks lean at precarious angles and some displaced people are still living outdoors a year after a magnitude 7.1 earthquak...

New travel route aims to spotlight vitality of Taiwan's Hakka culture

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- In northern and central Taiwan, a 150-kilometer section of Provincial Highway No. 3—also known as the Inner-Mountain Highway—is being transformed into the Hakka Ro...

Taiwan to promote four thematic tours for Vietnamese tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taipei's Department of Information and Tourism sent a delegation to Vietnam on Sept. 6 to participate in the 14th International Travel Expo, Ho Chi Minh City (ITE HCMC 2018)...

Cook makes record wicket more special for Anderson

LONDON (AP) — Although his record-breaking wicket clinched victory for England over India, what meant most to James Anderson was that his retiring teammate Alastair Cook was on the field to witness it...

Badgley Mischka marks 30 years with an ode to Alice

NEW YORK (AP) — Badgley Mischka celebrated 30 years in business with a New York Fashion Week ode to Alice in Wonderland. As for the future, Mark Badgley and James Mischka told The As...

WORLD SPORTS at 1330 GMT

TOP STORIES: TEN--US OPEN NEW YORK — Serena Williams will be trying to win her seventh U.S. Open championship and 24th Grand Slam singles title overall on Saturday ...

Taipei Economic and Trade Office in Indonesia holds Taiwan film screening

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Taipei Economic and Trade Office (TETO) in Indonesia held a Taiwan film screening and pre-conference tea party on Sept. 5 at Cinemaxx Theater Plaza Semanggi Jakarta. ...

Taiwanese scientists find secret of Pu'er tea to block fat and help stop weight gain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese scientists from National Chung Hsing University (NCHU) released their finding Wednesday that Pu'er tea can help stop gaining weight. Pu'...

Taiwanese delicacy 'gua bao' praised by CNN as 'taking over the world'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - This Taiwanese delicacy has been featured and loved by numerous international media, travel/food guides, and bloggers, and recently, it was featured in a CNN travel article...

Outdoor lovers in Taiwan invited to take the ‘Grand Hike of Taipei’ challenge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Outdoor enthusiasts are invited to test their stamina while taking in the breathtaking landscape of the capital of Taiwan by embarking on an adventure to walk on the &ldqu...

WORLD SPORTS at 1330 GMT

TOP STORIES: SOC--CHAMPIONS LEAGUE DRAW GENEVA — Titleholder Real Madrid and other European powers could be paired against some fresh faces in the Champions League ...

Salah takes on Egyptian federation over World Cup debacle

CAIRO (AP) — Emboldened by his global star power, Mohamed Salah has said out loud what many of his Egyptian teammates have been saying in private for weeks: Failure by the national federation to enfor...