New Year, new face rush for the rooster

The China Post staff Plastic surgery clinics around Taiwan reported record numbers of bookings ahead of the eight day Chinese New Year...

18 ex-KMT heavyweights rejoin opposition party

The China Post staff Kuomintang chairman Lien Chan yesterday welcomed former premier Hau Pei-tsun and a further 17 ex-party members back...

Hon Hai to give prize of NT$ 50 mil.

The China Post staff Hon Hai Precision Industry, Taiwan’s largest electronics manufacturer, will hand out a top prize worth as much as...

Group: Cambodian government trying to shut down opposition?

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) Stripping opposition leader Sam Rainsy and two of his party colleagues of parliamentary immunity was part of an effort to shut...

Seventh heaven

NEW YORK, AP No. 1-ranked Bernard Lagat of Kenya set a meet and Madison Square Garden record of 3 minutes, 52.87 seconds...

Premier remains hopeful about having KMT deputy

The China Post staff Premier Frank Hsieh said yesterday he will not give up hope on recruiting Kuomintang Vice Chairman Chiang Pin-kung...

Ruling could cripple U.S. case against tobacco companies

WASHINGTON, AP An appeals court dealt a major blow to the government’s attempt to hold the tobacco industry accountable for decades of...

Indonesia expects more Aceh peace talks at end of Feb: FT

JAKARTA, Reuters Indonesia’s president expects a team of ministers to hold a second round of peace talks with separatist rebels from tsunami-hit...

Musharraf wants Kashmiris to attend talks

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan, Reuters Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf called on Saturday for Kashmiri leaders to be involved in talks with rival India to...

Indonesia considering ban on couples kissing in public

JAKARTA, Indonesia, AP Call it a kissing crackdown. Indonesia’s government is considering a law banning unwed couples from pecking in public — and...