Friday, June 19, 2015
Dayeh University's (大葉大學) Department of Restaurant, Hotel and Institutional Management recently invited Armando Palmieri, a seven-Michelin-starred patissier from Italy to teach students about bakery, pastry and delicacies.
A group of students led by Yeh Tzong-Ho (葉宗和), chief secretary and associate professor of Nanhua University (南華大學), held an exhibition of Chinese ink and wash paintings in the university library earlier in June.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Turkey's former president and Prime Minister Suleyman Demirel, a giant figure in the country's politics for over half a century, died Wednesday, the state Anatolia news agency said. He was 90.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
The magic super group "The Illusionists" will -- poof! -- reappear on Broadway this fall.
William Friedkin, the U.S. director who made the Oscar-winning movies "The Exorcist" and "The French Connection," is dismissive about the flood of superhero and sci-fi movies that have taken over today's box office.
A high-end monthly magazine and website available in English and Chinese titled "Le Pan" launched in France's wine mecca Bordeaux on Monday at the world's biggest wine fair, Vinexpo.
Blaze Starr, a burlesque icon and stripper who drew tourists to post-World War II Baltimore, lent glamour to New Orleans and became known far and wide for her affair with a colorful mid-century Louisiana governor, died Monday. She was 83.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Dinosaurs are anything but extinct at the box office. "Jurassic World," the fourth film in the series, became the highest global opener of all time with a staggering US$511.8 million in its first days in theaters.
New World winemakers are fast catching up with skilled Old World vintners to produce some of the globe's finest tipples, Decanter magazine's prized annual awards showed Sunday.
Belgian singer Stromae has been forced to cancel a series of concerts, including a gig in Rwanda where his father died in the 1994 genocide, after an adverse reaction to anti-malaria medicine, his producers said Sunday.