Indonesian sustainable village project wins grand prize at social enterprise forum in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The unique approach of addressing civil society issues with design ingenuity won an Indonesian social enterprise organization the Grand Jury prize at this year’s Asi...

AP PHOTOS: Masks at heart of Greek Carnival tradition

NAOUSSA, Greece (AP) — Springtime in northern Greece is ushered with loud and colorful festivals, many hailing from centuries-old traditions, later tied to the religious calendar. In...

Germany: Bitter Carnival in Constance after songwriter's Nazi origins revealed

Germany's southern lake city of Constance debated its Carnival festivities on Thursday after a local club's decision to rid itself of once popular songs composed by Willi Hermann, a resident w...

Faded mill city a fitting backdrop for Warren's announcement

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — When U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren officially jumps into the race for president, it won't be from Cambridge, Massachusetts, her refined hometown where Harvard and MIT are located. ...

Warren picks a faded mill city for presidential announcement

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is expected to launch her presidential campaign in one of New England's poorest and most heavily Latino communities. John Cluverius,...

Brexit could spell economic peril for parts of the EU

BARCELOS, Portugal (AP) — For the more than 120 workers at the Pedrosa & Rodrigues garment factory in northwestern Portugal, events in another country 2,000 kilometers (1,200 miles) to the north c...

Taiwan manufacturing industry growth projected to slow in 2019: TIER

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER) revised its growth forecast for Taiwan in 2019 downward to 2.12 percent, in a report released Thursday on the prospects fo...

Bulgarian coal communities face dark times

Georgi Terziski clips wine-making grapes from the arbor which forms a curtain across the side yard of his home in Golemo Selo, a village in western Bulgaria where he's lived for his entire 56 year...

Bangladesh — a small tiger economy with big plans

Bangladesh has been making progress and the country is so successful in many areas that it is a "role model for South Asia." These are not the words of Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasi...

Bangladesh election: what you need to know

Squeezed between India and Myanmar, Bangladesh is one of the world's most densely populated countries with more than 160 million people. On December 30, it will hold pivotal parliamentary election...

Taiwan brands Hong Chubby & Madam May offer stunning open for Taipei IN Style 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's premier fashion exhibition and annual brand showcase, Taipei IN Style, is off to an energetic start following the opening runway show on Thursday, Nov. 8. ...

TASTE OF THE TOUR: Mussels, fries and cobbles in Roubaix

AMIENS, France (AP) — After a bumpy ride on the cobblestones to Roubaix, settle your stomach down with some moules-frites (mussels and fries), beer and a cheese dedicated to — what else? — the "pave."...

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Subsidiary Prodigy Textiles Signs Agreements for Mulberry Production

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 12, 2018--Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. (OTCQB: KBLB) (“Company”), the leading developer of spider silk based fibers announces today that its subsidiary, Pro...

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Celebrates the Opening of Prodigy Textiles Co. Ltd., Facility in Quang Nam, Vietnam

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 10, 2018--Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. (OTCQB: KBLB) (“Company”), the leading developer of spider silk based fibers, announces that, during its trip to Viet...

World Cup team jerseys, shoes made in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As some teams are competing into the World Cup quarterfinals, Taiwan is also making its way to take presence of the world's most-watched football game - through the custom j...