Taiwan holds only Holi festival in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Due to its extraordinary handling of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), Taiwan on Sunday (June 21) was the only country so far this year to hold a Holi festival, and procee...

Taiwan only country to hold Indian Holi festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Due to its extraordinary handling of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), Taiwan will on Sunday (June 21) be the only country so far this year to hold an "Indian Holi Ta...

Young woman is first to win compensation in Taiwan color party blast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Almost five years after sustaining injuries in a color party explosion which killed 15, a young woman has been awarded NT$7.17 million (US$239,000) in compensation, a cour...

Holi festival subdued in India over coronavirus concerns

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hindus threw colored powder and sprayed water in massive celebrations of the festival of Holi in India on Tuesday, but the enthusiasm was subdued compared to previous years because of...

Indian Holi Festival brings burst of colors to Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The "Indian Holi Taipei" festival held on Saturday (March 16) in Taipei saw over 650 attendees celebrate Holi, the "Festival of Colors, and enjoyed the day with ...

Feast and party at 'Indian Holi Taipei 2019' tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Mayur Indian Kitchen will be hosting "Indian Holi Taipei" tomorrow (March 16) in Taipei to celebrate Holi, the "Festival of Colors, and enjoy the day with delici...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, March 8-17

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite a stretch of chilly weather in Taipei, spring is just around the corner, and there are plenty of activities to check out this weekend and next. Check out some of t...

Celebrate spring and Indian culture at Grand Holi Taipei 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Saturday, March 9, Taipei’s Out of India restaurant will be hosting one of the most exciting holiday events all year, “The Grand Holi Taipei 2019.” ...

Taiwan’s Pingxi Lantern Festival named in Reader’s Digest’s top adventures for people under 40

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Renowned U.S. magazine, Reader's Digest published their "40 Travel Adventures You Need to Have Before You're 40" earlier this month, with Taiwan's Pi...

Taiwan color party organizer receives maximum 5 years for deadly blast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The organizer of a color powder party which turned into a deadly inferno at a New Taipei City amusement park in 2015 received the maximum prison sentence of five years Tue...

Indian Holi festival brings splash of colors to Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- This past Saturday (March 3), more than 800 people gathered in Luguanghe'an Park in New Taipei City's Yonghe District to celebrate the coming of spring with the Indian ...

AP Photos: Joyous explosions of color for Holi festival

Millions of faces were smeared red and green, yellow and purple. Streets were splashed with colored powder. And countless water balloons burst across India and Nepal in the annual Hindu festival of Ho...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Olympians and sports fans went home with medals and other souvenirs, new friends and incredible memories after the Pyeongchang Winter Games closed. The athletes who played on the joint Korean women's ...

AP PHOTOS: Colors come out as Hindus celebrate Holi festival

NEW DELHI (AP) — Winter ends, spring arrives and the colors come out. Across India and Nepal, millions of Hindus are celebrating Holi, the joyous festival of color, smearing one anot...

[Video] Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - March 17

Top stories this week included People show off dance moves at Indian Holi Festival; Flush used toilet paper policy to be rolled out in June; Estimated 5,000 Chinese spies in Taiwan; Taiwan anti-nuclea...