| Feb 3, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Seattle, where fans celebrate after the Seahawks won their first Super Bowl in franchise history, prompting fans in Seattle to jump on cars, take over intersections and torched couches....
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:22 AM
BEIJING -- From the brother-in-law of Chinese President Xi Jinping to a daughter of the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, thousands of the rich and politically connected have been outed as having secret offshore holdings.
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Filmmaker Arvin Chen found his inspiration in the comment of a forty-something gay Taiwanese friend: A lot of gay men in Taiwan come out of the closet but later decide to live as straight married men.
"Taiwan is pretty open culturally," said Chen, 35....
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Vietnam, Taiwan, the Philippines and the United States have criticized China for imposing new access rules for the vast South China Sea, saying Beijing's demand that foreign vessels get approval to enter the disputed maritime area is provocative and...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:00 AM
BEIJING — Ms. Wheat Golden Farmer. Was that really the new me?
When I was offered the chance to move to Beijing, I was excited about picking a Chinese name. After all, how often does one get to select a new identity?
In China, the names of...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 10:20 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia— Roger Federer kept his cool on a scorching second day at the Australian Open, starting his record 57th consecutive Grand Slam tournament with a 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 victory in his first match with Stefan Edberg as a coach.
| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:34 PM
A 20-year-old woman in Taiwan has achieved the dubious distinction of being the first patient known to have been sickened by a strain of bird flu known as H6N1.
The woman, who became ill in May, appears to have made a full recovery, according to a...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:00 AM
TAIPEI, Taiwan – When Taiwanese lawmakers exchanged blows in August, two of them rolled around on the floor, locked in some sort of amateur wrestling hold.
Another one pulled up his sleeves to show off his biceps. A ruling party legislator cast an...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:34 AM
TAIPEI, Taiwan — An American woman who used a mocking video to quit her job at an animated graphics company here has virally showcased Taiwan’s demanding work conditions, which sometimes mean taking a cot to the office and have even led to...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Name of restaurant: Magic Restroom Café.
Owner: YoYo Li is a first-time restaurateur from China who was debating between opening a boba shop and a toilet-centric restaurant. She settled on the restroom theme after witnessing its success in parts of...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Soup-dumpling temple Din Tai Fung is about to open its doors at the Americana at Brand shopping center in Glendale, with exclusive truffle soup dumplings and a full bar. Its debut is scheduled for Monday.
Located next to the lobby entrance of Nordstrom,...