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Find the latest information from Japan! In anticipation of the tourism resumption in the future, JNTO has begun to expand the contents of its website

Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has begun to expand the contents of its website in anticipation of Japan tourism resumption in the future and for the coming 50th anniversary that celebrate ...

75.9% of Japanese feel 'close' to Taiwan in 2021 survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the 2021 “Awareness Survey Report on Taiwan,” 75.9% of Japanese surveyed said they felt “close” to Taiwan, while 64.8% believed Taiwan to be &ld...

Woman killed in subway shove at Times Square

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman was pushed to her death in front of a subway train at the Times Square station Saturday, police said, a little more than a week after the mayor and governor announced plans to ...

Banyan Tree Group Unveils New HOMM Brand with First Location in Phuket, Thailand

New Concept Provides Travelers with a Sense of Home Through Reliable Services, Signature Facilities and Well-Designed Rooms at Affordable PricesSINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 13 January 2022 - Banyan Tr...

Omicron's New Year's cocktail: Sorrow, fear, hope for 2022

PARIS (AP) — Sorrow for the dead and dying, fear of more infections to come and hopes for an end to the coronavirus pandemic were — again — the bittersweet cocktail with which the world said good ridd...

Free rides on Taiwan’s Kaohsiung Light Rail until Jan. 2

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) on Thursday (Dec. 16) announced free rides on the Kaohsiung Light Rail until Jan. 2 to encourage greater use. Noting that the newly a...

15 more Taipei spots certified as Muslim-friendly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Deputy Mayor Tsai Ping-kun (蔡炳坤) on Tuesday (Dec. 14) announced that seven attractions, seven hotels, and a B&B have obtained halal certification this year to p...

Ichiran Ramen sparks craze in central Taiwan with new store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Gourmands in Taichung started queuing up two days before the new branch of the immensely popular restaurant Ichiran Ramen (一蘭) opens. Scheduled to open at 10 a.m. on We...

Loss of glaciers will hurt tourism, power supplies and more

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — From the southern border of Germany to the highest peaks in Africa, glaciers around the world have served as moneymaking tourist attractions, natural climate records for scie...

Italy: Archaeologists discover 'slave room' at Pompeii

Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of a "slave room" at a Roman villa in Pompeii, officials said Saturday. They said the rare find in the ancient city, which was buried in ash when M...

'Shocking truth' behind Taiwan's High-Heel Church revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American YouTuber on Saturday (Oct. 30) revealed the tragic origin of Chiayi's famous High-Heel Wedding Church. To coincide with Halloween, a YouTuber who goes b...

Taiwan charms Hungary with Tainan's gastronomic appeal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An exhibition in Hungary is putting the spotlight on the gourmet city of Tainan as part of Taiwan’s bid to project soft power worldwide through its rich cuisine. ...

China's leisure, tourism feel chill of COVID curbs

China's leisure and tourism businesses are feeling the bite of the country's zero tolerance for COVID-19, as cities with infections or concerned about the virus risk close entertainment venues...

COVID takes a bite from Bazoulé’s cult of sacred crocodiles

BAZOULÉ, Burkina Faso (RNS) — The small live chicken, offered as a lure to get the crocodile to come out of the lake, barely convinced the massive male reptile to the water’s edge. The croc, himself t...

Dubai's Expo opens, bringing first world's fair to Mideast

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — After eight years of planning and billions of dollars in spending, the Middle East's first world's fair opened Friday in Dubai, with hopes that the months-long extra...