Monday, February 23, 2015
Aboubacar, usually a worker for a non-governmental organization, has now taken on another, more ominous role: watching out for suicide bombers.
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Yutaka Katayama, a former president of Nissan Motor Co.'s U.S. unit who built the Z sports car into a powerful global brand in the 1970s, has died. He was 105.
Outfitted in a robe of yellow silk embroidered with dragons, the emperor is carried in a procession of warriors in the blue robes and red helmets of the Manchu army that conquered China in the 17th century.
Kristen Stewart on Friday became the first American actress to win a Cesar, France's equivalent of the Oscars, while “Timbuktu” won seven awards including best film for its portrayal of northern Mali under jihadist control.
Far from home on Chile's Easter Island for Carnival festivities, one middle-aged American woman throws caution to the wind. Stripped down to a thong, she lets a local reveler paint her chest.
So who has actually seen the top Oscar movies? Film buffs, mostly.
African-American civil rights groups plan to protest outside Sunday's Oscars show, where every single one of this year's 20 acting nominees is white.
As a gun-toting Somali pirate, Barkhad Abdi was terrifying, earning an Oscar-nomination for his role in “Captain Phillips” with the chilling line to Tom Hanks: “I am the captain now.”
Ticket selling systems were unable to cope with intense demand for Taiwanese-language diva Jody Chiang's (江蕙) farewell concerts partly because they are built with low-demand operations in mind, according to an analysis by independent music news source Blow Media (吹音樂) said.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Where else to go in Taipei during the upcoming Lunar New Year long break when we are suffering with several waves of cold fronts hitting the island and when the average temperature is expected to drop below 10 degrees Celsius?