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Taipei (Taiwan)

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  • Taiwan unnerved by arrests over alleged spying for China

     
    Taiwan has arrested three retired military officers on suspicion of spying for China, allegations that have unsettled lawmakers fearful that state secrets could be leaked to Beijing. The accused include the former chief of political warfare at the...
  • Rep. Roskam faces ethics probe

    Rep. Roskam faces ethics probe
    WASHINGTON — A trip to Taiwan that Rep. Peter Roskam took with his wife in 2011 has been referred to the House ethics committee at the urging of an outside panel that found he may have violated House rules and federal law in accepting the $25,000-...
  • Film Review: 'When a Wolf Falls in Love With a Sheep'

    In Taiwanese helmer Hou Chi-jan's maniacally lightweight romantic comedy "When a Wolf Falls in Love With a Sheep," a quaint couple's whimsical behavior suddenly goes viral, extending to a host of sprightly secondary characters and finally infecting the...
  • With Riccardo Muti out, guest conductors fill the CSO breach

    With Riccardo Muti out, guest conductors fill the CSO breach
    Riccardo Muti just can’t seem to catch a break. And, this time around, it isn’t only the musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Chicago public who are being affected by his health issues. Thousands of listeners throughout the...
  • In Asia, CSO meets multiple challenges

    In Asia, CSO meets multiple challenges
    HONG KONG — The stormy ovation must have felt like a balm to a Chicago Symphony Orchestra that saw its physical fitness and mental toughness put to the test at the very outset of its 18-day Asia tour. But after a late-afternoon rehearsal of...
  • Eddie Huang talks about his memoir, "Fresh Off the Boat"

    Eddie Huang talks about his memoir, "Fresh Off the Boat"
    You must be a specific type of person for the name Eddie Huang to register. Chances increase if you: 1) live in New York, 2) are plugged into the restaurant scene and read food gossip blogs, 3) are active on social media sites like Twitter, and 4) are...
  • Burleigh Manor Middle student state winner in Google logo design contest

    Someday, Burleigh Manor seventh-grader Lauren Shen might go to Google and see what the Internet search engine is displaying to millions of users throughout the country: her artwork. Lauren, 12, is the state's winner in a Google-sponsored national contest...
  • Taiwanese president wins reelection, vows closer ties to China

     
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou won reelection Saturday, a mandate that he vowed in a victory speech in Taipei will spell more trade and economic links with the island’s old foe, China....
  • Solar eclipse 2012: Viewing parties await 'ring of fire'

     
    Viewing parties are planned across California as the rare solar eclipse occurs Sunday evening. Crowds were already arriving at the Griffith Observatory for a viewing party, with some setting up their own telescopes on the lawn area. Griffith Observatory...
  • Solar eclipse 2012: Map shows best spots, best times for viewing

     
    An interactive NASA Google map shows the best spots for viewing Sunday's solar eclipse, a once-in-a-generation event thrilling the Pacific rim. The Google map, available here, allows users to click on any location of the Earth and see when the eclipse...
  • Bryn Terfel, opera's friendly superstar

     
    I don't know how celebrities can stand to be in public. I suppose being flattered by strangers is a rush for a while. But at some point the intrusions have got to be incredibly tiresome. In classical music there is......