Trump Irish resort loses money for fourth consecutive year

NEW YORK (AP) — The Irish golf club that Donald Trump's company predicted would turn a profit has posted losses for a fourth consecutive year. A financial report filed with the Irish...

‘Little Jiuzhaigou in Northern Taiwan’ is worth a visit  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If a place is nicknamed "Little Jiuzhaigou in Northern Taiwan," it says a lot about the scenery of this place. Hubao Lake (虎豹潭), which literally means "Tige...

400 years after Pilgrim landing, natives finally being heard

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The seaside town where the Pilgrims came ashore in 1620 is gearing up for a 400th birthday bash, and everyone's invited — especially the native people whose ancestors wound up l...

Major Kaohsiung mayoral candidates face off in TV debate

Kaohsiung mayoral candidate Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the Kuomintang's (KMT) Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) squared off Monday night in their only head-to-head debate ahea...

2018 Taipei International Travel Fair moves to Nangang for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The organizer of Taipei International Travel Fair (ITF), which is hailed as Taiwan’s largest travel fair, moves the venue of this year’s upcoming fair from TWT...

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...

Cambodian Airways to open direct flight between Phnom Penh and central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Airports in Taiwan continue to expand international flight options in the region. This week, Taichung International Airport is about to introduce its first direct flight to Phn...

New Zealand leads by 60 runs against Pakistan in 1st test

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Hasan Ali struck twice in five deliveries to topple New Zealand's top order as Pakistan reduced the visitors to 134-4 at lunch on the third day of the first test...

In Jordan's ancient Petra, sirens warn of flash floods

PETRA, Jordan (AP) — In ancient times, Arab tribesmen dug diversion tunnels to protect their low-lying trading post of Petra against desert flash floods. More than two millennia later, an alarm system...

Taiwan-developed zombie VR game to debut on international gaming platforms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The VR game “The Chinese Zombie Villa” (殭屍山莊) developed by Taiwan’s AR/VR studio The Barking Dog (愛吠的狗) will soon be released on HTC Viveport and Steam, ...

BBC reports on Rainbow Village in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Rainbow Village (彩虹眷村) in Taichung City, central Taiwan, has attracted international media’s attention, and the recent report by BBC is a case in point.   ...

Alaska's governor-elect to be sworn in above Arctic Circle

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's newly elected governor will be sworn in above the Arctic Circle, marking a first for the state. Republican Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy will become Alas...

Leach takes 3 wickets, England in charge over Sri Lanka

KANDY, Sri Lanka (AP) — England, led by left-arm spinner Jack Leach's three early wickets Saturday, looked likely to win its first test series in Sri Lanka in 17 years. The visitors ...

Lawyer for WikiLeaks' Assange says he would fight charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not willingly travel to the United States to face charges filed under seal against him, one of his lawyers said, foreshadowing a possible fight ...

Live music jazzes up revitalized rail station in Taitung, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- As evening falls, the sounds of pop, rock and folk fill an outdoor space next to the decommissioned railway station in Taitung City. Tiehua Music Village is one of the most un...