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Wuhan cemeteries see 320,000 early mourners before Tomb Sweeping Festival: Chinese media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 320,000 Wuhan residents visited city cemeteries over just one weekend a full two weeks before the official Tomb Sweeping Festival. On March 22, China's Chutian...

Blogger HandKevinSome dies in eastern Taiwan train derailment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A young blogger on Monday (April 5) was confirmed to be among those who perished in the deadly train derailment that took place at the start of the Tomb Sweeping Festival ...

Taiwan thanks global community for condolences following deadly train derailment

Updated April 6 at 9:30 a.m. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese government has thanked friends and allies throughout the world for their support following the deadly train accident that cla...

2 Americans dead after Taiwan train derailment

Update: April 6 at 3 p.m. The TRA confirmed Tuesday morning that the second American woman is among the dead. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One American is dead and another missing after Friday&...

Summer highs for Spring Scream and Tomb Sweeping holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There will be summery temperatures during the annual Spring Scream celebrations over the holiday period, with the mercury rising as high as 34 degrees Celsius in Pingtung ...

Ad showing Formosan black bears slaving for pandas angers Taiwan politician

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An ad showing Formosan black bears toiling away as coolies for pandas has angered a member of the Taipei City Council because she sees it as a symbol of Taiwanese being su...

Changsha IFS unveiled the "Sneaker Factory" Exhibition in Central China

CHANGSHA, CHINA - Media OutReach - 19 August 2020 - Changsha IFS proudly launched Sneaker Factory exhibition in August. During the exhibition, CSIFS collaborated with five world-renowned artists inclu...

Taipei’s National Palace Museum unveils largest interactive wall in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Palace Museum on Wednesday (May 27) unveiled a 12-meter-long interactive wall, the largest of any museum in Asia, to offer visitors an innovative, personalize...

Taiwan reports only 3 new cases of coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan continues its long war to defeat the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced only three new cases of the disease on Tu...

Taiwanese doctor advises avoiding Qingming travelers for 14 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) advises those who went on trips during the Qingming holiday to monitor themselves for symptoms for 14 days, a Taiwanese doctor ...

Doubts remain after China declares victory over coronavirus

April 4 will be China's Qingming festival, which is known as "Tomb-Sweeping Day" in English. On this day, many Chinese pay their respects to their ancestors by bringing flowers to their ...

Taiwan government encourages public to conduct tomb-sweeping rituals online amid coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government is encouraging the public to carry out tomb-sweeping rituals for the upcoming Qingming Festival online to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), ...

Taiwan's THSR to cancel non-reserved seats first week of April as virus precaution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) is canceling all non-reserved seats for the first week of April as the rail company gears up for the high volume of passengers returning ...

Taiwan's HTC creates VR work inspired by Song Dynasty painting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Palace Museum has launched a new media art exhibition that features a virtual reality (VR) version of a renowned painting from the Song Dynasty and is underwa...

Taiwan museums to exhibit at ICOM Kyoto

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The Chinese Association of Museums (CAM) will lead the National Taiwan Museum and National Palace Museum to the 25th edition of the general conference of the International ...