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Taiwan emphasizes diversity at Frankfurt Book Fair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan emphasized diversity and tradition with a stand designed in the shape of a traditional pharmacy cupboard at the Frankfurt Book Fair, reports said Tuesday (Oct. 19)....

German president in quarantine after bodyguard tests positive for COVID-19

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier was quarantining on Saturday after one of his bodyguards tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a spokeswoman for the president's office. The ...

Vatican New Year calendar suspected of hinting at support of Hong Kong protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the cover of the Holy See's latest annual calendar, Pope Francis can be seen standing in the middle of an umbrella-holding crowd as raindrops fall from the sky. ...

Taiwan participates in Frankfurter Book Fair with two display areas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two display areas can be seen in the Taiwan Pavilion at the 2019 edition of the Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany, with one display featuring Taiwanese maritime literature an...

2019 Taipei book fair kicks off with emphasis on freedom and democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At the opening of the 2019 Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) Tuesday, Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) called on people in Taiwan and Germany, the guest of ho...

Germany’s participation in Taipei book fair a 'political statement,' says German envoy to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Germany’s participation as the theme country of the 2019 book fair in Taipei sends a strong political statement as both Germany and Taiwan value democracy and respec...

Germany steps up deportation of Georgian asylum seekers

About 500 people live in the initial reception facility in the Dresden district of Friedrichstadt. Here, they wait behind barbed wire for authorities to decide on their asylum applications. Most appli...

The Da Vinci Code author Dan Brown to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Dan Brown, the author of bestseller “The Da Vinci Code,” will visit Taiwan next month as part of an Asian journey. The promotional tour will take the U.S. w...

Germans clash at 'new right' publisher's book fair event

BERLIN (AP) — Police say a heated clash between left-wing and right-wing groups at the Frankfurt Book Fair has resulted in three arrests. Frankfurt police said the confrontation happ...

“The Da Vinci Code” author Dan Brown interested in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – “The Da Vinci Code” bestselling author Dan Brown wants to visit China and might choose the country as the backdrop for his next novel, reports in the Chinese m...