Gifts for the food, drink and coffee lover in your life

For the foodie on your holiday list — or just people who might appreciate a good tequila or pie pan — we offer a gift guide. It's got coffee machines, books, chocolate truffles and a fabulous tote to ...

Taiwan’s ITRI wins CES Innovation Awards for 2nd consecutive year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A device developed by Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan's largest high-tech applied research institution, and another product rolled out by ITRI&rsquo...

Taipei’s upcoming Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Show to feature intercontinental theme

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The warm sun and cool breeze in the fall season foretell the best time of the year to appreciate chrysanthemum flowers and the coming of the 2018 CKS Shilin Residence...

Top Thanksgiving dining options in Taipei for 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For those who long to enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner this year, including turkey with all the fixings in Taipei, Taiwan News has created a list of restaurants and hotels...

In defeat, Abrams emerges as leading voting-rights advocate

ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end. The Georgia Democrat who came about 60,000 votes shy of becoming America's first black female governor re...

In defeat, Abrams casts aside traditional expectations

ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end. The Georgia Democrat who came about 60,000 votes shy of becoming America's first black woman governor ref...

Pelosi claims she has votes, but race for speaker goes on

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats won the majority. Now they just need a speaker of the House. The standoff over Nancy Pelosi's bid to regain the gavel intensified Friday as Democrats left...

Taiwan Elections: Explaining the rise of Han Kuo-yu in Kaohsiung

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Two years ago, the idea that the KMT could take control of Kaohsiung City Council was inconceivable. Even two months ago, the idea seemed fanciful at best.  But...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, November 17-25

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over the next week in Taipei, there are plenty of exhibitions and activities to check out as Taiwan prepares for winter temperatures to begin and awaits the results of the...

Seeking a 2020 comeback, House GOP elects McCarthy as leader

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy easily won an internal party election to take over the shrunken House GOP caucus, handing the seven-term Californian a familiar role of building the pa...

Prince Charles turns 70 with party, new family photos

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles is turning 70 with a family birthday party, and a firm commitment to his environmentalist views. Charles is due to have tea on Wednesday with a...

Trump ally Kevin McCarthy hopes to lead shrunken House GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The speaker's gavel now out of reach, Republican Kevin McCarthy is poised to take over the shrunken House GOP caucus in closed-door elections that will determine party leadership and...

Spiritual first responders hit the streets amid drug crisis

Sidewalk prayers near shoot-up spots. Sunday sermons in the back of a bar. Pleas to struggling souls to surrender to God. Funerals for members of their flock who didn't make it. Cler...

WORLD SPORTS at 1330 GMT

TOP STORIES: SOC--PSG-DISCRIMINATION PARIS — The French league of human rights filed a discrimination lawsuit against Paris Saint-Germain and the French Football Fe...

Chinese leaders struggle to dispel stock market gloom

BEIJING (AP) — Lu Yushan, a retired salesman, has advice for investors in China's slumping stock market: Sell. Lu's shares soared over the past decade. But the 65-year-old cashed out...