Plight of Uighur kids revealed on World Children’s Day

Concentration camps. Forced labor. Forced sterilizations. Torture. These are the words that keep appearing in connection with the Uighurs, a Turkic ethnic group that resides primarily in East Turkista...

ESR inks multi-lease agreement with Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation at ESR Yokohama Sachiura park clearing strategic Higashi Ogishima site for imminent development

Transaction results in accelerated leasing at ESR Yokohama Sachiura DC1 and development commencement of ESR Higashi Ogishima DC1 TOKYO, JAPAN/HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 26 November 2020 - ESR Ca...

Turkey marks its 100th year of parliament amid coronavirus

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish Airlines plane has flown over the country drawing the Turkish flag in its flight path to mark centennial celebrations for the founding of the nation's parliament. ...

Austrian BASE jumper rescued from side of Thai cliff

BANGKOK (AP) — An Austrian BASE jumper was rescued in southern Thailand on Monday after being stuck for hours almost 200 meters (yards) above the ground when his parachute became snagged on the rocky ...

Victims of Texas, Ohio shootings included parents, students

Nearly 1,600 miles (2,575 kilometers) apart, the cities of El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, have been united in grief and pain by a pair of shootings that left more 30 people dead. I...

Shooting victims include a mom who died protecting her baby

In the border town of El Paso, Texas, a shooter opened fire and left 20 people dead and more than two dozen injured. Hours later in Dayton, Ohio, a shooter killed 9 people and injured at least 27 othe...

Lift those knees: Babies crawl to the Lithuanian finish line

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — In Lithuania, the rat race of life apparently starts early. Twenty-five babies have taken to the red carpet in Lithuania in a crawling race as their parents...

Japan child population falls for 38th year, hits postwar low

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government says the country's child population has declined for the 38th year in a row and now at a record low. The Statistics Bureau says the number of children...

Mexico governor to probe media over cartel toy distribution

XALAPA, Mexico (AP) — The governor of the Mexican gulf coast state of Veracruz has asked authorities to investigate media outlets that published photos of toys apparently distributed by a drug cartel ...

Taiwan ex-Premier Lai publishes childhood photo on Children’s Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - On the occasion of Children’s Day Thursday, former Premier William Lai (賴清德) published a picture from his childhood on his Facebook page. Because he was so poor growing...

Children’s Day fair to take place April 4 at Taipei's Yuanshan Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Child Welfare League Foundation is holding an outdoor fair celebrating Children’s Day at the Taipei Expo Park (Yuanshan Park) between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on April...

Honoring Children’s Day in Taiwan, Taroko Gorge to be Child-Proofed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Citing concerns that not enough is being done to encourage families with small children to experience the majesty of Taiwan’s most famous scenic area, Taiwan’s Mini...

Top 10 places to visit during Taipei Children’s Month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --This year’s annual children’s day may have already passed, but in Taipei they are going even further. April has been designated as Taipei Children’s Month and ...

Upcoming events April 3 - April 9 in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tomb Sweeping holiday, Children's Day, and generally gorgeous spring weather inspire a slew of fun events around Taiwan. Here is a peek: Music Kenting'...

Candy parachutes from the sky at Yunlin, Taiwan's Children's Day picnic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The "Yunlin Children's Concert" celebration was held at Nongbo Park on Sunday afternoon. The day quaintly overflowed with festivities, including a giant ...