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Taipei book fair moves online over Covid fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei International Book Exhibition became the latest victim of an expanding domestic coronavirus cluster when the authorities decided Wednesday (Jan. 20) to move it ...

Taipei postpones Lantern Festival, cancels Dihua New Year Market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid an expanding hospital coronavirus cluster, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Wednesday (Jan. 20) announced that the city's lantern festival will be postponed and th...

New Taipei’s Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival postponed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City Government on Tuesday (Jan. 19) decided to postpone the 2021 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival over concerns of a worsening COVID-19 cluster outbreak around a ho...

Taiwan cancels Lantern Festival event as COVID cluster expands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the number of coronavirus infections from a hospital cluster expanded to nine, the government announced Tuesday (Jan. 19) that it is canceling the Lantern Festival for ...

Weiwuying in southern Taiwan presents live concert program amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, or more commonly known as Weiwuying, has been lauded as one of a few that can put on shows normally in a world largely deprived...

New Taipei City Government seeks title sponsor for 2021 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival may get an additional name, as the New Taipei City Government is seeking a title sponsor for the marquee event, asking bidding compani...

Taiwan Lantern Festival to feature kinetic art installation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 32nd annual Taiwan Lantern Festival, which will take place at six venues across Hsinchu, released one of the designs for its main lights on Wednesday (Jan. 6). The ...

Central America Pavilion shines at Food Taipei 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central America Pavilion has put forward a cornucopia of sumptuous offerings at Food Taipei 2020, which runs from Dec. 17-20 at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center Hall 1...

2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival celebrates iconic Hsinchu traits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The main lantern for the 2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival will be a tribute to the host city of Hsinchu — the City of Wind. Unveiled on Monday (Dec. 7), the lantern i...

Taipei 101 launches 3-month campaign to celebrate new year

Taipei, Dec. 4 (CNA) The management of Taipei 101 launched a three-month-long campaign on Friday (Dec. 5) to celebrate the new year at its observatory, shopping mall and office building, and display h...

Hong Kong former lawmakers arrested for protest against pro-China bill

Three former Hong Kong lawmakers said they were arrested on Wednesday for previous attempts to disrupt debate of pro-Beijing bills in the legislature. Chu Hoi-dick, Ray Chan and Ted Hui said in sepa...

3 former pro-democracy lawmakers arrested in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police arrested three former opposition lawmakers Wednesday for disrupting legislative meetings several months ago, as concerns grow over a crackdown on the city’s pro-democ...

Light design from Taiwan’s Penghu gets gold at 2020 MUSE Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The themed lighting area of the 2020 Penghu Bay International Light Festival has won the gold at the 2020 MUSE Creative Awards in the “Art Event” category. ...

Fire kills 13 at Chinese theme park at start of long holiday

BEIJING (AP) — A fire at a tourist site in China killed 13 people on the first day of an eight-day national holiday, authorities said. The fire engulfed an exhibition hall of ice lan...

Champion Adesanya gets redemption chance vs Costa at UFC 253

After Israel Adesanya finally took up mixed martial arts full-time three years ago, he rocketed through the UFC ranks with a thrilling, athletic style of fighting. He even became an undisputed champio...