Map of Taiwan's living languages

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- Despite its small size, Taiwan is home to over 20 living languages and Island Folklore, a site dedicated to translating and sharing Taiwan's folk heritage, has created some...

Revered Chinese monk is mummified and covered in gold leaf

BEIJING (AP) -- A revered Buddhist monk in China has been mummified and covered in gold leaf, a practice reserved for holy men in some areas with strong Buddhist traditions.The monk, Fu Hou, who died ...

New direct ferry service between Matsu, China's Fuzhou launched

Taipei, Dec. 23 (CNA) A new direct ferry service between the Taiwan-held Matsu Islands and Fuzhou in China's Fujian province was launched Wednesday. The first direct ferries between Baisha ...

Ferry service between Matsu, China's Fuzhou to open Dec. 23

A new direct ferry service between Taiwan's outlying island of Matsu and Fuzhou in China's Fujian Province is set to open Dec. 23, with a one-way journey taking only a little more than 20 minutes. ...