NYC's Chinatown welcomes Year of the Pig with vibrant parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Drums, dragons and dancers are parading through New York's Chinatown to ring in the Year of the Pig. Confetti and spectators lined the route of Sunday's Lunar New Yea...

Taiwan Nat. Immigration Agency holds Lantern Fest celebrations in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With Lantern Festival just around the corner, the National Immigration Agency held an event at Wanhua New Immigrants’ Hall in Taipei on Sunday to mark the end of the...

Taiwan Representative office in Germany shares 'year of the Pig' spirit with local politicians

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Representative Office in Munich, Germany treated some local politicians to some special Taiwanese-style foods over the Lunar New Year Holidays. A meal of bra...

Taiwan Lunar New Year holiday weather to turn cold and humid Thursday night

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following a sunny Thursday, the weather was likely to turn cold and humid by the end of the day with the mercury plunging at least 10 degrees, according to the Central Weather B...

Lunar New Year allows US companies to find prosperity too

As Asian-Americans across the U.S. mark the Lunar New Year on Tuesday, they can celebrate by eating Mickey Mouse-shaped tofu, sporting a pair of Year of the Pig-inspired Nike shoes and snacking on pri...

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 ...

Blast in Chinese fireworks shop kills 5 at start of new year

BEIJING (AP) — A state news agency says an explosion in a fireworks shop in southern China has killed five people at the start of lunar new year celebrations. The Xinhua News Agency ...

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...

In the year of the pig, Hong Kong debates its boar problem

HONG KONG (AP) — Like many Asian communities, Hong Kong ushers in the astrological year of the pig. That's also good timing to discuss the financial center's contested relationship with ...

'Pigs' go free at Taipei Children's Amusement Park this Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Children’s Amusement Park is offering free entry between Feb. 5 and Feb. 7 for those born during the year of the Pig. A notice was issued on the city gover...

Taiwan News wishes readers a prosperous Year of the Pig

Dear readers, Taiwan News wishes you a peaceful and prosperous Year of the Pig. Thank you for following us over the past year. Please continue to visit our website, Facebook, or Twitter and st...

Taiwan artists’ designs enliven Lunar New Year festival in Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan artists are enlivening the 2019 LunarFest in Toronto and Vancouver with their designs to welcome in the Year of the Pig, the Ministry of Culture said Jan. 31. Sponso...

Taipei recommends Zhinan Scenic Area for LNY holiday getaway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Wondering where to spend the Lunar New Year holiday? The Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) of Taipei invites the public to visit the Zhinan Scenic Area (指南風景區) and get...

China greets lunar new year with celebrations, travel rush

BEIJING (AP) — China is greeting the lunar new year with celebrations and a travel rush that will see an estimated 3 billion trips by people around the country. This year is the year...