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Full field returns for Boston Marathon coming-out party

BOSTON (AP) — Fans dressed as unicorns. Bands playing music. Kids jumping on trampolines. And the loudest Wellesley scream tunnel anyone can remember. The Boston M...

Taiwan wins Guinness World Record for biggest face mask

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A gigantic Taiwanese-made medical grade face mask has been officially dubbed the largest of its kind by the Guinness World Records 2022. Created by Motex Healthcare Cor...

"Enjoying the beauty of Shanxi and cheering for the Winter Olympics" Shanxi Winter Tourism Promotion and Exchange Activities Week Began on January 22

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach – 22 January 2022 - On January 22, the launching ceremony of Shanxi Winter Tourism Promotion and Exchange Activities Week was held in Taiyuan, the capital city of Shanxi...

Teen pilot on solo global flight to land in Taiwan on Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A British-Belgian teenager will be landing in Taipei on Tuesday (Dec. 14) as part of her quest to become the youngest woman to fly around the world solo. Zara Rutherfor...

Indians celebrate festival of light amid COVID-19 fears

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indians across the country began celebrating Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, on Thursday amid concerns over the coronavirus pandemic and rising air pollution. ...

MSIG investing in employees’ wellbeing

MSIG Asia with CEO Alan Wilson invited employees across Asia to gain insights into building resilience & mental readiness with Guinness World Record holder Chris BertishRecognising the need to inv...

Fosun Tourism Announces 2021 Interim Results

Global Travel Restarted and Continues to Improve Financial Position Remains Healthy Long Term Growth with a Bright FutureResults HighlightsIn the first half of 2021, under the negative impact of the C...

Philippine collector amasses super-sized collection of fast-food restaurant toys

From the age of 5, Filipino graphic artist Percival Lugue has had a passion for collecting toys from fast-food restaurant chains like McDonald’s, Burger King, and home-country favorite Jollibee....

Fisch generating buzz in first spring as Arizona coach

Arizona took an unusual step by hiring Jedd Fisch as its football coach. The 44-year-old has a long resume, mostly in the NFL, but did not play football and has limited experience as...

World's longest hockey game played in deep freeze in Alberta

SHERWOOD PARK, Alberta (AP) — The world’s longest hockey game carried on in ghastly cold weather. Forty people took turns playing hockey on an outdoor rink 24 hours a day, seven days...

Indian holy city lights record number of oil lamps

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — The north Indian city of Ayodhya kept its Guinness World Record for a second year on Friday by lighting 584,572 oil lamps and keeping them burning for at least 45 minutes as part...

Rainbow in Taipei lasts for 3 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The right combination of wind, water vapor, and sunlight created the optimal conditions for a rainbow to last over three hours on Taipei's Yangmingshan on Monday morni...

Taiwanese pencil carving artist breaks Guinness World Record

Taiwanese pencil carving artist Lee Chien-chu (李健竹) announced Tuesday (Sept. 29) that he had set a Guinness World Record for carving 168 interconnected chains from a graphite pencil. The record, wh...

Divers in Taiwan set Guinness World Record for ocean cleanup

A group of 591 divers in Taiwan set a Guinness World Record for participating in an ocean cleanup activity held off the coast of Keelung City on Saturday. Organized by the Discovery Channel in coll...

Orlando, Portland vie for MLS championship like no other

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — In a year like no other, this will be a championship like no other. Orlando City and Portland will meet in the MLS is Back tournament finale Tuesday nig...