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Olympic champion says she was assaulted by sports official

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Olympic sailing champion Sofia Bekatorou of Greece has accused an unnamed sporting official of sexually assaulting her in 1998 during preparations for the Sydney Games. ...

2021 Taipei International Book Exhibition to feature South Korean literature

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2021 Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) has already launched online and is scheduled to kick off its in-person event on January 26 at the Taipei World Trade C...

A Sudan in transition presents first-ever film for Oscars

CAIRO (AP) — Nearly two years after the overthrow of autocrat Omar al-Bashir, Sudan is taking steps to rejoin the international community from which it was long shunned. That includes its film industr...

Rumi commemorated 747th Death Anniversary at Seb-i Arus ceremonies in Konya

Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī commemorated 747th death anniversary on December 7 and December 17 at Seb-i Arus Ceremonies held in Konya, one of the major cities of Turkey. JAKATA, INDONESIA - Media OutRe...

London East Asia Film Festival features Taiwanese thriller 'Detention'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The London East Asia Film Festival features three Taiwanese films this year, including the award-winning thriller "Detention." This year's edition present...

Cityneon Forays into Historical Artefacts IP Exhibition

Machu Picchu and the Golden Empires of Peru With the support of the Ministry of Culture and the Government of Peru, Cityneon has entered into an agreement with Museo Larco and Inkaterra Asociación, ...

Taiwanese Atayal filmmaker recognized at France's Mobile Film Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A short film featuring a Taiwanese indigenous girl has won the Best Actress Award at the 2020 Mobile Film Festival (MFF), an event aimed at discovering budding talents in ...

Taiwan's National Palace Museum will not be renamed: Cabinet secretary-general

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Cabinet on Monday (Nov. 30) shut down rumors that the National Palace Museum (NPM) would change its name after it was said to have been redesignated under t...

Outcry as Cuba removes protesters defending rapper

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban authorities have cleared more than a dozen artists and activists from a home they have used as a center for anti-government protests that have gained unusually wide attention. ...

Ministry of Culture may amend rules for Chinese journalists in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture (MOC) is reportedly planning to amend the conditions under which Chinese journalists can work in Taiwan. On Thursday (Nov. 26), media reports su...

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...

Taiwan and Thailand cartoonists take part in comics exchange

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cartoonists from Taiwan and Thailand participated in the countries' first bilateral comics exchange in Bangkok on Thursday (Nov. 26). The inaugural Taiwan-Thailand ...

National Museum of Taiwan Literature announces online game '1940'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL) on Friday (Nov. 20) has announced its upcoming online game "1940," which gives players the thrill of saving the w...

Shanxi Shows Its New Charm of Cultural and Tourism Integration at China International Travel Mart 2020

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 16 November 2020 - The China International Travel Mart 2020 (CITM 2020), co-sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Civil Aviation Administration of China, a...

Taiwan's Ju Percussion Group to join world in virtual concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ju Percussion Group (朱宗慶打擊樂團) will share highlights from its performances over the last 35 years at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASI...