28 Dead in Tunisia Tourist Resort Attack

At least 28 people including foreigners were killed Friday, June 26 in a mass shooting at a Tunisian beach resort packed with vacationers in the North African country's worst attack in recent history. Read More

Six Dead in Small Plane Crash in Mexico

Six men died in the crash of a small plane in northern Mexico and authorities are investigating the cause, officials said Wednesday, May 13, as local residents claimed gunmen shot it down. Read More

Cannes Film Festival by Numbers

For 12 days starting next Wednesday, the Cannes Film Festival will be a non-stop merry-go-round of movies, stars, interviews and parties. Here are some figures that put the event into perspective: Read More

Phone firms and the quest for the 5G Holy Grail

Posted Friday, March 4 – 5:34 p.m. (Barcelona-AFP) – Lightning-quick downloads, driverless cars and remote surgery: telecom firms are racing to develop a new generation of “5G” mobile networks that could start to change the world in five years. Executives and regulators from Asia, Europe and the United States jousted to define their quest for […] Read More

China’s Gong Runner-Up No More

China's Gong Jinjie finally ended years of near misses by partnering Zhong Tianshi to World Track Cycling Championship gold in the women's team sprint on Wednesday. Read More

Taiwan Plans to Export Nuclear Waste

Taiwan has unveiled a Tw$11.25 billion ($356 million) plan to process nuclear waste overseas for the first time as its power plants approach capacity, sparking criticism from environmental groups. Read More

TransAsia Crash Probe Focuses on Engine Failure

TAIPEI – One engine failed on the TransAsia plane that crashed in Taiwan this week with the loss of at least 35 lives, and the pilots may have inexplicably shut down the other, investigators and experts said Friday. Initial findings from the plane’s black boxes were released as reports emerged that the chief pilot was […] Read More

H&M to Open in Taiwan

Swedish fashion giant H&M said Wednesday net profits for 2014 rose almost a fifth and pledged to speed up its global expansion. Read More