Taiwan hosts international tuna conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Dozens of experts and representatives of international organizations gathered in Taipei Thursday (July 11) to discuss aquatic resources at a meeting of the International S...

Fresh from the lab: Startups make meat that avoids slaughter

EMERYVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Uma Valeti slices into a pan-fried chicken cutlet in the kitchen of his startup, Memphis Meats. He sniffs the tender morsel on his fork before taking a bite. He chews s...

Taiwan joins Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement

Taipei (CNA) Taiwan joined the Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA) July 4, when it attended a meeting of the agreement's members as a "participating fishing entity" for the...

Turkish Airlines Open Antalya Results

Monday Antalya Tennis Arena Antalya, Turkey ...

4 Jamaican fishermen detained on Coast Guard ships

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Jamaican fishermen were detained for nearly a month aboard U.S. Coast Guard vessels in the Caribbean Sea, spending much of their time chained to the deck in the blistering sun w...

UN agencies urge stronger efforts to stop illegal fishing

BANGKOK (AP) — Major United Nations agencies are urging major fishing nations to join efforts to fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. The UN Food and Agricultur...

US targets $300B of Chinese goods for new tariff hikes

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. officials listed $300 billion more of Chinese goods for possible tariff hikes while Beijing vowed Tuesday to "fight to the finish" in an escalating trade battle tha...

AP Explains: New China tariffs likely to hit US consumers

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the Trump administration more than doubling tariffs on billions of dollars of Chinese imports, will Americans soon see higher prices on store shelves? Yes, but...

16 rescued after fire aboard Taiwanese fishing boat near S. African waters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese fishing vessel reportedly caught fire 1,100 km off the coast of Durban, South Africa on May 8, forcing the crew to abandon the vessel aboard emergency life raf...

In end of 20th Century Fox, a new era dawns for Hollywood

NEW YORK (AP) — The Fox Studio backlot, first built in 1926 on a Culver City ranch in Los Angeles, was enormous. Before much of it was sold off in the 1960s, it was four times the size of its current,...

Venezuelans find ways to cope with inflation and hunger

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Francibel Contreras brings her three malnourished children to a soup kitchen in the dangerous hillside Caracas slum of Petare where they scoop in spoonfuls of rice and scramb...

Trump's national monument changes return to spotlight

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As Democrats in Congress prepare to scrutinize President Donald Trump's review of 27 national monuments, most of the recommendations made by ex-Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke rema...

As Brexit looms, UK 'preppers' stock up and hunker down

LONDON (AP) — For almost as long as Britain and the European Union have been wrangling over Brexit, Melvin Burton has been preparing for a bumpy landing. He reels off the cornucopia ...

600,000 visitors watch opening of Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 600,000 visitors attended the opening night of the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival (台灣燈會) in southern Taiwan's Pingtung County yesterday evening (Feb. 19). At 7 p.m. l...

Taiwan Lantern Festival lights up tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The annual Taiwan Lantern Festival (台灣燈會) kicks off tonight (Feb. 19) and will last until March. 3 in southern Taiwan's Pingtung County. At 7 p.m. tonight Taiwan Preside...