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Taiwan’s National Central Library signs MOU with The British Library

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Central Library (NCL) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the British Library (BL) to promote the exchange of the two countries’ national ac...

Valeria Luiselli's 'Lost Children Archive' wins Folio Prize

LONDON (AP) — Mexican writer Valeria Luiselli’s novel “Lost Children Archive” won the Rathbones Folio Prize for literature on Monday at a ceremony held online because of the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Minnesota man exposed as commander of Nazi-led unit dies

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander of a Nazi-led unit accused of war atrocities has died. Michael Karkoc, whose ...

Taiwan president vows legal action over questions of diploma authenticity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Office of the President announced on Thursday (Aug. 29) it will lodge a lawsuit against those who question the academic credentials of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文). ...

Former TV talk show host questions Taiwan president’s academic achievements

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former TV political talk show host Dennis Peng (彭文正) posted a statement on Facebook questioning the authenticity of President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) academic credentia...

British Library to display da Vinci's notebooks next summer

LONDON (AP) — The British Library has announced plans for a major exhibition based on Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci's notebooks. The "Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion" exhi...

British Library, Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology in talks about humanities and social science cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Deputy head of the Ministry of Science and Technology Su Fang-Ching (蘇芳慶) lead a delegation to the UK last week and met with the British Museum to discuss international co...

New York edition of Harry Potter exhibit adds new touches

NEW YORK (AP) — An upcoming Harry Potter retrospective in New York will add a few touches to the record-breaking exhibit at the British Library in London. The New-York Historical Soc...

106-Year-Old Bird Worm Seal Script Calligrapher Shows Love Never Ends

Chinese Bird-Worm Seal Script calligraphy, which evolved from Oracle Bone Script and was very popular during the Spring and Autumn period and the Warring States period, has a history of nearly 2,700 y...

Israel National Library launches digital manuscript archive

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's National Library has launched an online database aggregating tens of thousands of digitized Jewish manuscripts belonging to collections from across the globe. ...