Thursday, August 21, 2014
BKS Iyengar, the Indian yoga guru credited with helping to fuel a global explosion in the popularity of the ancient spiritual practice, died on Wednesday aged 95, his website said.
The Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council said yesterday that Taiwanese actor Ko Chen-tung's (柯震東) arrest for the consumption of an illegal drug was conducted according to the law, and that Ko's rights were upheld throughout the process.
Award-winning British rockers Arctic Monkeys, whose cheeky garage punk origins have evolved seamlessly into stadium-filling success across America, are ready for a break.
At her job, Maria Torero cares for sick human beings. At home, she lavishes love on slowly dying cats — 175 of them at last count.
A Japanese man born months before the Wright brothers carried out the first human flight was recognized Wednesday as the world's oldest male at the age of 111.
Famed Iranian poet Simin Behbahani, who wrote of the joys of love, demanded equal rights for women and spoke out about the challenges facing those living in her homeland, died Tuesday at the age of 87.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Director Luc Besson yesterday praised the Taiwanese cast and crew members who contributed to his action thriller “Lucy,” saying everyone worked together like a cohesive football team when the film was shot in Taipei last year.
Internationally renowned restaurant chain Din Tai Fung (鼎泰豐) said Tuesday it does not have any plans to open an eatery in Paris, despite film director Luc Besson saying earlier that day that he hopes the dumpling house will set up shop in his hometown.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not leave the Ecuador embassy in London until it is guaranteed he will avoid extradition to the United States, his lawyer said Tuesday.
After several twists and turns, American singer songwriter Mariah Carey will perform in Taiwan in late October as part of her Asia tour.