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  • '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...
  • "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....
  • 400 Unaccounted for in Taiwan Mudslide

    400 Unaccounted for in Taiwan Mudslide
    TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A mudslide touched off by a deadly typhoon buried a remote mountain village, leaving at least 400 people unaccounted for Monday, and military rescue helicopters unable to land because of the slippery ground dropped food to desperate...
  • 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...
  • L.A. a safe city, Bradley assures Japanese

    TOKYO -- Mayor Tom Bradley, on a tourism-promoting visit here on Tuesday, reiterated his call for the resignation of Police Chief Daryl F. Gates. But his main message to the Japanese was that Los Angeles is a "safe city." At a news conference, Bradley...
  • Family Travels to Jackson's Side

    Michael Jackson's family, arriving here Friday, defended the pop superstar against allegations that he sexually abused a 13-year-old boy, accusing the media during a news conference of "influencing the public" unfairly. "We made this long trip to see him...
  • Jackson Goes on Toy Shopping Spree

    Pop superstar Michael Jackson emerged from the seclusion of his troubled Asian tour and drew another crowd Sunday as he spent $5,000 on toys. A cameraman was knocked to the ground by a Jackson bodyguard and a Taiwanese fan was injured as a crowd of about...