Ancient site linked to Caesar's murder to open to public

ROME (AP) — A complex of ancient temples in Rome that are linked to the scene of Julius Caesar's murder will be opened to the public. The below-street-level temple ruins at Largo Arg...

Cambodian 'monk' accused of sexual assault, profiteering in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A self-professed "monk" from Cambodia, faces deportation after being charged by over a dozen women with sexual assault and profiting from his religious teachings. ...

School massacre 1 year later: A time to remember the victims

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre a year ago renewed the national debate on guns and school safety, turned some victims' parents and surviving students into polit...

Families to quietly remember on school massacre anniversary

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The communities and families terrorized by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre will spend Thursday's anniversary visiting graves, packing meals for the needy and co...

Taiwan’s Grand Matsu Temple rolls out love lottery poetry service in English

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With Valentine’s Day approaching, Tainan City Government is joining hands with Tainan's Grand Matsu Temple (大天后宮) to launch the temple’s “Yue Lao Bil...

Photo of the Day: 1960s tourist map of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A copy of this vintage 1960s tourist map of Taiwan went viral on social media yesterday (Feb. 9). The map, which was published in 1969 and is titled "Tourist's Map ...

Abu Simbel salvage celebrated as success; challenges persist

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Egyptologists and other experts gathered in Italy to celebrate a successful campaign to save ancient Egyptian temples from being submerged by a dam project 50 years ago and to warn...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP AIMS TO UNIFY IN STATE OF THE UNION The president w...

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 ...

AP Photos: Asia greets year of the pig, farewells the dog

The Lunar New Year is being celebrated around Asia with lanterns, performances, decorations and food. People are bidding farewell to the year of the dog in the 12-year Chinese astrological cycle and w...

Moms of the dead from drugs: "Where is the outrage for us?"

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The moms meet in a parking lot overlooking the little white funeral home and watch the mourners drifting toward the chapel doors — a familiar scene, beginning again. ...

Taipei Lantern Festival 2019 to go glitzy at Ximending

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Department of Information and Tourism of Taipei unveiled the theme and main visual design – “Twinkle Taipei”– for the Taipei Lantern Festival 2...

Thai movie company GDH holds year-end trip to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is the place of choice for employees of the Thai movie company, GDH, and currently they are in Taiwan for a six-day tour, according to a news release posted by Taiw...

Tibetan music and culture celebrated in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Nepal-born singer Kelsang Chukie Tethong and Taiwan’s U-Theatre percussion group wowed a sold out crowd with traditional Tibetan music, at National Dr. Sun Yat-sen M...

Taiwan promotes tourism with picturesque ads at Paris train station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two eye-catching advertisements featuring landscapes of Taiwan’s tea gardens and the tourist attraction of Jiufen (九份) have been put up at the Gare de l'Est, or ...