Museum in southern Taiwan to give away Christmas medical masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chimei Museum in Tainan is planning to give away Christmas-themed face masks to visitors as part of its "Christmas Weekends" celebration on Dec. 12, 13, 19, and ...

José Feliciano celebrates 50 years of 'Feliz Navidad'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — José Feliciano is celebrating the 50th anniversary of his bilingual Christmas classic “Feliz Navidad” by releasing a new version featuring Jason Mraz, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Shaggy and...

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...

Trumps wish Americans 'Merry Christmas' as they mark holiday

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are wishing Americans a Merry Christmas as they celebrate the holiday with their family in Florida. “The p...

Hundreds of Catholic migrants celebrate Christmas in Taipei

Over 500 members of northern Taiwan's Catholic community celebrated Christmas with performances and prayers Sunday at a Taipei church devoted to helping migrants feel at home while working here. ...

New Taipei's Christmasland named among world's top 50 Christmas markets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City's Christmasland has been named among the 50 best Christmas Markets in the world by an international travel site, making it the only one in Taiwan and o...

Founder of Taiwan's Foxconn visits White House

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Terry Gou, founder and former chairman of Foxconn Technology Group, met with U.S. officials Thursday morning (Dec. 5) before the White House Christmas party. According ...

Filipino Christmas celebrations to kick off Sunday in Taiwan's Taoyuan

The Philippine representative office will host a Christmas celebration in Taoyuan on Sunday to spread festive cheer for Filipinos in Taiwan with prizes, cultural presentations and a performance by a s...

Christmas lights in S. Taiwan charm thousands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The "Pingtung Christmas" celebrations got underway in Pingtung Park on Friday (Nov. 30) evening, attracting thousands of visitors. Pingtung government officia...

Holiday TV forecast: a sleighful of movies, music, a Grinch

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There are enough holiday TV movies to overturn Santa’s sleigh this season, with Oprah Winfrey’s OWN channel and a new streaming service adding to the cargo. A more expansive view of...

Palestinians protest patriarch ahead of Orthodox Christmas

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Dozens of Palestinians are protesting the arrival of the Greek Orthodox patriarch of the Holy Land at an Orthodox Christmas celebration in Bethlehem. The ...

German rock star brings 'great good fortune' to Transylvanian village

It's Christmastime in Radeln, a village in Transylvania, the heart of Romania, far removed from the hustle and bustle of urban life. Children and young people have been entertaining their families...

Top Christmas dining options in Taipei in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For those who long to enjoy a Christmas dinner this year in Taipei, Taiwan News has created a list of restaurants, bars and hotels that offer either dine in opportunities or tu...