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Taipei (Taiwan)

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  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: ready, set, go!

     
    Eleven teams leave Los Angeles for Taipei, Taiwan, in the "Amazing Race" kickoff; one is saved by Twitter....
  • Cruising Asia's modern miracles and ancient wonders aboard the Ocean Princess

    Cruising Asia's modern miracles and ancient wonders aboard the Ocean Princess
    On a windy, showery February evening midway through our 16-night cruise from Laem Chabang, Thailand, to Shanghai, my wife, Laurel, and I stood on the balcony of our stateroom aboard the Ocean Princess, berthed at the tip of the Kowloon Peninsula. Across...
  • Lebron James Dunked On, Stolen From By Taiwanese Kid [VIDEO]

    Lebron James Dunked On, Stolen From By Taiwanese Kid [VIDEO]
    Lebron James arrived in Taipei, Taiwan for the 2011 Nike Asia tour and was rudely welcomed by a slight Taiwanese kid who promptly stole the ball from him before dunking right in Bron Bron's face. In a video posted to YouTube, Lebron can be seen dribbling...
  • Prosecutor: Man molested children wife brought him

    Prosecutor: Man molested children wife brought him
    SAN DIEGO -- A Mission Valley man abused and molested children that his wife brought to him at their daycare center, a prosecutor said Tuesday, but attorneys for the defendants said there wasn't enough evidence to back up that claim. Mark Kaczmarczyk,...
  • Microsoft to buy Skype for pricey $8.5 billion

    Microsoft to buy Skype for pricey  $8.5 billion
    (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp plans to buy Internet phone service Skype for $8.5 billion in its biggest-ever acquisition, placing a rich bet on mobile and the Internet to try to best rivals such as Google Inc. In a deal that took about a month from offer to...
  • Microsoft unveils 'Windows 8' operating system

    Microsoft unveils 'Windows 8' operating system
    TAIPEI/PALOS VERDES, California (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp showed off a version of its next operating system at technology conferences in the United States and Taipei, as some PC makers grumbled over restrictions on their involvement in the development of...
  • How to eat well, and cheaply, in Taipei

    How to eat well, and cheaply, in Taipei
    There are two rules I follow when traveling: If your taxi driver suggests a cool local spot, listen to him. And if you see a line of locals outside an eatery, go there. On a recent visit to Taipei, Taiwan, these rules led me to some truly revelatory food...
  • Need an Asian language interpreter, teacher or city navigator? There's an app for that

    Need an Asian language interpreter, teacher or city navigator? There's an app for that
    If language limitations have kept Asia off your destination list, smart-phone applications can help you overcome those barriers. Before you go abroad, try testing apps that use the Internet or GPS to determine how much data roaming they do. Adding an...
  • Having a baby in year of the Dragon is too lucky to be left to chance

    Having a baby in year of the Dragon is too lucky to be left to chance
    What does every aspiring dragon mother want? A dragon baby. Monday begins the year of the dragon, considered the luckiest of the Chinese lunar years. Some Chinese and Chinese-Americans are so committed to welcoming a child this year that they are getting...
  • City offers to turn dog poo into gold

    City offers to turn dog poo into gold
    A city in northern Taiwan is trying the Midas touch to persuade reluctant residents to clean up after their canines: offering a chance to win gold bars to anyone handing in bags of doggy deposits. Starting from August 1, dog owners and other residents of...
  • Theme restaurants give diners a change of scenery

    Theme restaurants give diners a change of scenery
    She's wearing white knee socks and black high-heeled Mary Janes, a ruffled headband, and a short petticoat-lined dress with puff sleeves, rounded collar and a patch-pocket apron, and she's here to pour your tea and serve cucumber finger sandwiches....
  • East meets West meets East again

    BY the 1920s, one of Hollywood's greatest cinematographers, James Wong Howe, was already a chief cameraman for the Lasky Studios. Shooting in those days with orthochromatic film, "blue went white," according to Howe. But he found a way to light scenes...