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Chinese imperial portraits on show at Taiwan's National Palace Museum

An exhibition titled "Facets of Authority: A Special Exhibition of Imperial Portraits from the Nanxun Hall" opened Friday (Jan. 1) at the National Palace Museum in Taipei, showcasing the cha...

Taiwan's HTC VIVE Arts, Cai Guo-qiang to launch VR fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese contemporary artist Cai Guo-qiang's (蔡國強) new exhibition featuring a virtual reality collaboration with Taiwan's HTC VIVE Arts kicked off at the Palace Mus...

AP PHOTOS: Tying the knot without a face mask in China

BEIJING (AP) — Lovebirds in China are embracing a sense of normalcy as the COVID pandemic appears to be under control in the country where it was first detected. Chen Yaxuan and Dou ...

Taiwan’s National Palace Museum denies rumored name change

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Palace Museum (NPM) in Taipei dismissed on Friday (Nov. 27) reports of a name change that some have said is part of the government’s desinicization effo...

700-year-old Chinese scroll sells for $41.8M in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — A 700-year-old Chinese painted scroll from the Yuan Dynasty fetched 306.6 million Hong Kong dollars ($41.8 million) at a Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong. The 6.6-feet...

The Latest: UN chief: LGBTI vulnerable during pandemic

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause m...

Asia Today: China reopens more schools, revives flights

BEIJING (AP) — China on Sunday reported five new cases of the coronavirus, as the commercial hub of Shanghai announced the restart of some classes and airlines revive flights. Of th...

Asia Today: Singapore partly reopens despite rise in cases

BANGKOK (AP) — Singaporeans were able to get a haircut at the barber or pop in to their favorite bakery Tuesday as the government loosened restrictions, three weeks before a partial lockdown end...

The Latest: India reopening parts of huge rail network

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause m...

Asia Today: Philippine lockdown to be eased, with caution

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said the massive lockdown that has restricted millions to their homes will be eased, but he warned that people who want to return to work must follow safeguards to...

Asia Today: Philippine lockdown to be eased, with caution

BANGKOK (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said the massive lockdown that has restricted millions to their homes will be eased, but he warned that people who want to return to work must follo...

The Latest: Residents flocking to tourist sites in China

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause m...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

As America tentatively emerges from weeks of lockdowns, the pandemic has taken its toll on workers who have been on the front lines all along. They have been packing and delivering supplies, caring fo...

The Latest: Nearly 2,000 cases in India, another daily high

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause m...

May brings reopenings around the globe as virus toll climbs

NEW YORK (AP) — May is bringing cautious reopenings from coronavirus lockdowns, from Beijing’s Forbidden city to shopping malls in Texas, as the grim economic toll from the pandemic ticks higher. ...