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Taiwan Design Expo turns historic jail into 'hostel'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 Taiwan Design Expo will open in Chiayi City on Friday (Dec. 24). Hosted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Taiwan Design Research Institute, the 19th edit...

Design Spectrum of Hong Kong Design Centre Presents "Delightful Design" Exhibition Happiness Finds Expression in Design Ingenuity

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 17 December 2021 - 'Happiness' is the ultimate pursuit of humankind, but how does design inspire happiness? One of the fundamental principles of design is problem so...

'Sneaky' Santas appear on southern Taiwan government building for 1st time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Wanluan Township main office in Pingtung County has recently garnered a lot of attention from locals with its Santa-like figures that have been mistaken for sneaky thi...

deTour 2021 details "Use(fu)less" design festival

A simultaneous showcase of virtual and physical exhibitions in celebration of the annual eventHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 6 December 2021 - deTour 2021, Hong Kong's design festival, makes its an...

Visitors blasted for climbing 'Stairway to Heaven' in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A staircase installation in eastern Taiwan has been used for an unintended purpose — climbing. Visitors have been castigated for attempting to clamber up the &quo...

Tzu Chi Environmental Action Center to Open November 20

Old Village School Building after Green Restoration Extends Kind-hearted Minds' Very First Educational Legacy HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 18 November 2021 - The Buddhist Compassion Re...

‘Hang Lung X HKYWCA "Love•No•Limit" Dementia Friendly Program ─ Community Inclusion Day’ Concludes with Great Success

In Enhancing Public Awareness and Building a Caring and Inclusive CommunityHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 14 November 2021 - The 'Hang Lung X HKYWCA "Love·No·Limit" Dementia Friendly Program – Co...

Taiwan’s Kinmen Ocean Art Festival to begin on Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The opening ceremony for the Kinmen Ocean Art Festival will take place on Saturday (Oct. 23), with 10 installations that redefine Kinmen’s culture, the Kinmen County...

'Anti-feminist' vandals in Israel deface images of women

JERUSALEM (AP) — The joyful glint in Peggy Parnass' eyes is so sharp it can be seen from the walls of Jerusalem's bustling Old City. Posted across the street at the gateway to City Hall, twin images o...

Idled Thai taxis go green with mini-gardens on car roofs

BANGKOK (AP) — Taxi fleets in Thailand are giving new meaning to the term “rooftop garden,” as they utilize the roofs of cabs idled by the coronavirus crisis to serve as small vegetable plots. ...

The Latest: Twin beams pay tribute to fallen towers in NYC

NEW YORK — At sundown, two vertical beams of bright blue light shot upward through the darkened New York City sky, evoking the twin towers in an annual tribute visible for miles. The...

Taipei Fine Arts Museum transformed into nightclub by artist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's new media artist Luo Jr-shin (羅智信) has turned part of Taipei Fine Arts Museum's (TFAM) third floor into a nightclub for a solo show that runs for three mo...

Light sculptures to bring immersive experience to Taiwan's Hsinchu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 Hsinchu Art Festival's "light district" will run for one month across the northwestern city. The "Future of Technology" area of the fes...

Taiwan's young talents set to shine at Art Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Talented young Taiwanese artists are a major focus of this year's edition of Art Taipei, one of Asia's most important art fairs, which is set to take place at Taip...

Four wonderful seawalls in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four scenic seawalls in Taiwan have become popular tourist destinations, with two located on the main island of Taiwan and the other two in Penghu County. The sea obser...