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Odd became normal: sports’ masked road trip to the unknown

Take your pick. Maybe it was a Big East Tournament basketball game that broke for halftime and never returned. Or the cardboard cutouts of spectators that replaced flesh-and blood fa...

Over 450,000 turn up for weekend concert at New Taipei’s Christmasland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 450,000 people gathered at New Taipei City's Christmasland over the weekend to attend the annual holiday concert put on by Taiwanese and international perfor...

New Taipei City lights up Christmas tree hoping for 6 million visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With one month and 12 days to go, New Taipei City lit its Christmas tree Friday (Nov. 13), hoping to attract 6 million visitors despite COVID-19 raging across the world. ...

Taiwan flower fest to recreate scenes from 'Alice in Wonderland'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taichung International Flower Carpet Festival is set to wow visitors with its "Alice in Wonderland" floral installations from Saturday (Nov. 14) to Dec....

New Taipei releases images of Disney-themed Christmasland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City Government on Tuesday (Oct. 27) released images of this year's highly anticipated Christmasland, which will feature Disney-themed light shows and i...

Disney-themed Christmasland in New Taipei opens Nov. 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City on Monday (Oct. 26) announced the opening date of its much-anticipated Christmasland festival, which this year will feature a Disney-themed light show. ...

Taipei to hold Christmas festival in 4 shopping districts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate the spirit of Christmas and to help stimulate the local economy, Taipei will be expanding its Christmas festival this year to four shopping districts across t...

Book: Kim Jong Un told Trump about killing his uncle

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's comments about the threat from the novel coronavirus attracted widespread attention after excerpts from journalist Bob Woodward's book “Rage” were released. ...

New Taipei plans to turn 2020 Christmasland into Disneyland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City Government is planning to turn its annual Christmasland into Disneyland this year by introducing familiar Disney characters, scenes, and theme songs to...

Central Park monument is first to honor nonfictional women

NEW YORK (AP) — A bronze statue depicting women's rights pioneers Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony was unveiled in Central Park on Wednesday, becoming the 167-year-old park...

Opinion: Lukashenko is playing games to keep his grip on power

The mysterious story of alleged Russian mercenaries from the secretive paramilitary Wagner Group being detained by the Belarussian security service — still aptly called the KGB, Soviet-style &md...

More companies get into business of Black History Month

NEW YORK (AP) — From shoes and T-shirts to dolls and tote bags, more companies and brands are getting into the business of Black History Month but trying not to leave the impression that African Ameri...

Barnes & Noble suspends reissues of classics with new images

NEW YORK (AP) — Barnes & Noble is withdrawing a planned line of famous literature reissued with multicultural cover images that has been met with widespread criticism on social media. ...

Gucci's Michele marks 5 years of challenging masculine codes

MILAN (AP) — If any one designer can take credit for revolutionizing menswear, it is Gucci’s Alessandro Michele, who made his runway debut as creative director five years ago with a menswear collectio...

McConnell can start impeachment trial, delay on witnesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appears to have secured enough Republican votes to start President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial but postpone a decision on witnesses or do...