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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • "The Foreigner," by Francie Lin

    The fraught but inextricable bonds of family are explored in Francie Lin's first novel, "The Foreigner." Emerson Chang is single, on the verge of 40, living in San Francisco with no social life to speak of and paying weekly visits to his elderly mother....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 'The Foreigner: A Novel' by Francie Lin

    'The Foreigner: A Novel' by Francie Lin
    June 17, 2008 The fraught but inextricable bonds of family are explored in Francie Lin's first novel, "The Foreigner," whose title comes to take on unexpected meaning. Emerson Chang is single, on the verge of 40, living in San Francisco with no social...
  • What's good for Taiwan

    ON MARCH 22, Taiwan's citizens, demonstrating their commitment to a free and open political system, overwhelmingly elected Ma Ying-jeou, the candidate of the Nationalist Party, as their new president. With 76% of eligible voters turning out, Ma beat the...
  • Taiwan's MSI gunning to be the HTC of tablets

     
    As HTC carries out its so-far successful invasion of the U.S. cellphone market, the Taiwanese company's neighbor to the north is staging an American blitz of its own. Micro-Star International (MSI) is preparing an arsenal of touch-screen computers while...
  • Chinese medicine classes teach ancient remedies

    The world is divided into two categories: those who get the flu, and those who don't. Not only did I fall into the former, but it happened a week before my scheduled departure for Taiwan and Hong Kong. "Nobody goes to Hong Kong with the flu," my husband,...
  • A tutorial in Asian healing arts

    The world is divided into two categories: those who get the flu, and those who don't. Not only did I fall into the former, but it happened a week before my scheduled departure for Taiwan and Hong Kong. "Nobody goes to Hong Kong with the flu," said my...
  • Where to stay, what to eat

    AIR PASSES: Malaysia's AccessAsia Pass (30 days; up to 25 cities) starts at $899 for 2003. By comparison, restricted round-trip fares from LAX to Kuala Lumpur begin at $1,030. Cathay Pacific's All Asia Pass (21 days; up to 18 cities) starts at $999 if...