Work began on Monday on the development of a man-made island in Dubai, 500 metres directly opposite the Jumeirah Beach Residence complex. To be known as Bluewaters Island, the new development will house five star hotels and resorts, al fresco dining and entertainment zones, and residential apartments and villas. The focal point of the island city, which will cost $1.6 billion, will be a 688 ...
Kashmir's Nageen Lake has got a new look following the construction of a state of the art Sewage Treatment Plant (STP), and due to a cleanliness drive that has attracted tourists and received applause from locals. The Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) constructed the STP which has a capacity to treat 5.4 million litres of sewage per day. Saqib, a resident, appreciated the state ...
Ways to Experience San Diego list: basking by a swimming pool. Toss in a food menu plus numerous cocktails too, and you'll achieve Peak Pool Relaxation here. That's why we treasure hunt for hotel pools with dining options. And when we checked out these four welcoming places--and said we didn't have a room but wanted to order food and float around--we were ushered into these ...
Chicago radio hosts Eric Ferguson and Kathy Hart show off all their beloved city has to offer, from stunning architecture and miles of beaches to the famous Navy ...
The former White House social secretary, recently named chairman of Choose Chicago, talks about what makes the Windy City a special place, calling it "a world-class city" with "Midwest ...
Lost in Translation
Sofia Coppolas Lost in Translation is a beautiful, lyrical cinematic ode to lost souls finding each in an unlikely place. In this case, it is a burnt-out movie star and a lonely young newlywed who strike up a relationship in downtown Tokyo, where they both feel isolated and alone, spiritually and culturally. The location setting in Tokyowith its technologically overdetermined neon gaudines ... ...
Visa procedures undoubtedly mirror the relationship between two countries. The more intimate the two countries are, the more efficient the visa procedures between them can be. But there is also another side of the coin: Visa issuance can also be a micro index of a country's own level of development and opening-up.I felt this deeply the moment I walked into the South Korean visa center in ...
Royal Caribbean's newest ship, the long-awaited Quantum of the Seas, will open for booking next Tuesday for Crown & Anchor Society loyalty program members, and to the general public on June 4, the ...
With the unofficial kick off to summer just days away, travelers who can't get enough barbecue (and who can?) will need to get their rib fix while on the road. Foursquare looked at barbecue joints nationwide and found last summer's most popular establishments based on check-ins. If popularity is any indicator of deliciousness (and that's not always the case), make your plans to ...
WAM AJMAN, May 22nde, 2013 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, has issued an Emiri Decree regulating the hotel and tourism sector in the emirate. Decree No. 02 of 2013, issued on a recommendation by Ajman Tourism Development Department, responds to the growing movement of tourists into the emirate. The decree grants the Department ...
May 17, 2013 at 2:05 PM ET You really took our breath away and touched us this week with your excellent pictures capturing the spirit of AMERICANA. From shore to shore, field to flag, and all the inspiring and awesome places and smiles in-between, you showed what's great about these states united.Next week's photo assignment: NATIONAL PARKS!The U.S. government is sponsoring an amateur ...
Reported in the press
Nothing will ever completely replace playing the game I love, however I feel like I'm starting a new adventure and I'm genuinely excited about what lies ahead. I'm fortunate to have been given many opportunities throughout my career and now I feel it's my time to give back.
The world's best known footballer was speaking after formally announcing his retirement.
The Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver, Canada
This spectacularly located waterfront hotel backs on to the CBD and the Gas Light district at Canada Place, adjoining the ...Keep reading
Record Your Vote
Do you take the threat of North Korea seriously?
Taiwan SunTaiwan Sun – Online Taiwan News Resource
Newspapers the world over strive to provide readers with the ultimate news coverage.
The Taiwan Sun is no exception.
As an online news service we have advantages over traditional newspapers in that stories can be added and updated 24 hours day.
Our objective is to provide the most comprehensive Taiwan news available, from our resources, contracted wire services and an inventory of some thousands of sources comprising newspapers, cable and TV networks, radio stations, public broadcasters, NGOs and others, Taiwan news is a priority.
National news comes first. We do however strive to provide a complete news services for our readers. World news headlines top several of our pages, we also provide news on what's happening in business, and in the financial markets.
Whether it's the latest Nikkei 225 reading in Tokyo, the sterling exchange rate in London, or the status of the Nasdaq in New York, whether it's local Taiwan news, the weather forecast for Taiwan you'll find it all in the Taiwan Sun.
From Taipei to Quernoy, the Taiwan Sun should be your number one choice for breaking news - local, regional, and national.
It will be a do-or-die match for Indian women's football team when they face Chinese Taipei in their next group D match of the AFC Women's Asian Cup (qualifiers) here Wednesday.
The Indian team despite giving a good account of themselves against Myanmar in their opening game of the have their backs to wall after a 0-2 reversal.
Against Chinese Taipei, who pumped in six goals against hosts Palestine in the Group D curtain-raiser on Tuesday, India have their task cut out. A win will keep them in the hunt for a place in the Finals of the AFC Cup and a defeat will be the end of the road.
"It is a do-or-die match for us," National Coach Anadi Barua maintains.
"In such Tournaments where you get three games and only one team qualifies, there is absolutely no breathing space. We have played well against Myanmar, especially in the second half. They got the goals early. We took time to settle and that was the key," he adds.
"Once we got a hold of the match, we looked so much better. I am not taking anything out of Myanmar's victory. They deserved it. They got the goals, we didn't. But we played well. On another day, the script could have been different," added the India Coach.
As the game progressed Tuesday, the passing improved, flank play sharpened and backline held firm. ...
- GrubHub and Seamless to merge
- Common food supplement made from beef oysters fights degenerative brain disorders
- Four farming groups to receive 2013 Plant Genome Saviour Community Awards
- Senate rejects bid to let states run food stamps
- Climate Change Increasing Food Prices in Antigua and Barbuda
- Amazons Kindle Worlds will pay writers to write fan fiction
- Are You Wasting Money on Mobile Ads
- Are Marketers Ready for Cognitive Customer Service
- Amazon Tops Walmart in Ranking of Most Valuable Brands
- Googles conversational search arrives with new Chrome
- Iran Bars Candidacies of Rafsanjani Ahmadinejad Aide
- Norways Highest Circulation Newspaper VG Deploys LiveU Technology to Expand Online Offering
- Ugandan police arrest sellers of shut newspaper
- Chinese Newspaper Confuses the Japanese Military with...DeviantArt
- Obama Against Prosecuting Journalists White House Says
- Dozens killed as tornado hits Oklahoma
- US president lauds Thein Sein for Myanmar reforms but urges end to violence against Muslims
- Six Afghan policemen killed in Herat bombing
- Genocide conviction of former Guatemala dictator overturned
- Chinese boat with 16 fishermen freed by North Korea
- Polish man gets quick face transplant in what doctors say was life-saving decision
- How Citizens United is saving progressive politics
- Investing in P2P Loans Learn to Love Defaults and Late Payments
- Empower targeting 350MW energy saving by year-end
- Where the Wealthy Are Investing
- Overall economy likely to pick up in Q2 says German central bank
- Elite athletes believe drugs improve performance Study
- U.S. dollar slips against euro after Fed official remarks
- Govt. determined to put effective financial regulatory system in place Chidambaram
- T. rex cousin fed more like falcon than crocodile
- The never-ending rape of the Camerons
- Rebooting our racial quotas
- Real leaders leave gracefully
- Schools should promote diversity
- Reconnecting with the homeland
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Get the latest Taiwan Sun headlines delivered to your inbox.
- Do-or-die for India women against Chinese Taipei
- Talk of the Day -- Real salary slumps to new low
- Philippines one-China policy no excuse for lack of apology president
- Taiwan Philippines Pursue Joint Shooting Probe to Mend Ties
- Taiwans protection efforts help increase tuna catch fishermen