Taipei Lantern Fest grand finale to feature Tokyo Disney carnival parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Taipei Lantern Festival will reach its climax when a carnival parade takes place in Ximending on Sunday (Feb. 24), bringing an end to the nine-day event with ente...

Asia welcomes Year of the Pig with banquets and temple visits

BEIJING (AP) — Asia welcomed the lunar Year of the Pig on Tuesday with visits to temples, family banquets and the world’s biggest travel spree. Celebrations took place throughout the ...

China approves 'subversive' Peppa Pig film for Lunar New Year

(Deutsche Welle) -- China has approved the release of a film version of Peppa Pig to celebrate the Year of the Pig in 2019, despite the character being described as "subversive." Co-produ...

Kites take to the skies in annual kite fest on Taiwan’s north coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Colorful kites were seen flying above the sky of Taiwan’s Baisha Bay (白沙灣) in Shimen (石門) as the 2018 New Taipei City International Kite Festival took place on Sept....

Peppa Pig charms Taipei over Dragon Boat Festival holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Characters from the hit British animated children's series, "Peppa Pig," will put on three live performances in Taipei over the Dragon Boat Festival weekend,...

Taiwan's Top 10 Museums

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is blessed with an abundance of museums offering insights into just about anything you can think of. They are popular with tourists and locals alike and many are highly ...

NOGGIN, Nickelodeon’s Preschool Subscription Service, Expands Educational Offerings with Addition of New Spanish-Language Content

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2018--Nickelodeon ’s top-ranked video subscription service for preschoolers, NOGGIN, continues to bolster its educational offerings with the addition of new Spanish-...

NOGGIN, el servicio de video por suscripción para preescolares de Nickelodeon, extiende su oferta educativa agregando nuevo contenido en español

NUEVA YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--may. 16, 2018--El servicio de video por suscripción número uno para preescolares de Nickelodeon, NOGGIN, sigue reforzando sus ofertas educativas agregando nuevo contenido ...

Peppa Pig wins street cred, attracts censors in China

BEIJING (AP) — A cherubic British cartoon character has become an unlikely target of China's censors as online fans use her porcine likeness in sardonic memes and "gangster" catchphrases. ...

Deck the TV schedule with Rudolph, Stefani and 'Love'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Welcome back, Donner and Blitzen! And thanks for bringing along Gwen Stefani, Tariji P. Henson and "Love Actually" to a holiday TV lineup that mixes the familiar and the fresh. ...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

Caribbean families separate to rebuild lives after storm

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The shrieks of children playing volleyball and the occasional barking of dogs echoed inside Puerto Rico's largest convention center, transformed into a shelter for hurrica...