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2022 Taipei International Book Exhibition to take place in two venues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) will feature French literature and take place in two venues from June 2 next year. TIBE will celebrate its 30th edition ...

Germany's COVID timeline: from first case to 100,000 dead

BERLIN (AP) — As Germany reached 100,000 deaths from COVID-19, here is a look at some of the significant events that happened in the country during the outbreak: Jan 27, 2020 ...

Businessman in Venezuela corruption case pleads not guilty

MIAMI (AP) — A businessman accused of siphoning off millions in state contracts from Venezuela pleaded not guilty on Monday in a high profile case that's strained relations between Washington and Cara...

Taiwan emphasizes diversity at Frankfurt Book Fair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan emphasized diversity and tradition with a stand designed in the shape of a traditional pharmacy cupboard at the Frankfurt Book Fair, reports said Tuesday (Oct. 19)....

Mexico's virus point man calls mask-wearers "egotistical"

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government’s point man for the coronavirus pandemic has once again made waves by calling those who wear facemasks “egotistical people.” Social media u...

Award-winning Taiwanese illustrator to make solo debut in Italy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Page Tsou's (鄒駿昇) first-ever solo show in Italy will feature one new work and three series of illustrations. The award-winning Taiwanese illustrator's exhibitio...

Taipei Book Fair opens new chapter in Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Book Fair opened Friday (Aug. 27) and is taking place for the first time in Taichung, after which it will tour Tainan City and Yilan County. The annual book even...

Hong Kong book fair sees self-censorship and fewer books

HONG KONG (AP) — Booksellers at Hong Kong’s annual book fair are offering a reduced selection of books deemed politically sensitive, as they try to avoid violating a sweeping national security law imp...

Preparing skills for the future! The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG) launches a book and a series of summer programmes

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 9 July 2021 - With the release of the "Future Skills Study Report" last year, The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG) advocated six essential soft and hard...

South Taipei Fun Carnival 2021 goes retro Japanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The South Taipei Fun Carnival 2021, which will feature antique Japanese magazines, albums, and board games, is slated to kick off on Friday (April 2) and run through Satur...

Bangladesh sentences 5 to death for killing blogger

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A special tribunal in Bangladesh’s capital on Tuesday sentenced five members of a banned militant outfit to death and a sixth man to life in prison for the 2015 killing of a p...

8 sentenced to death in Bangladesh for killing publisher

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A special tribunal in Bangladesh’s capital on Wednesday sentenced to death eight Islamic militants for the 2015 killing of a publisher of books on secularism and atheism. ...

Taipei book fair moves online over Covid fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei International Book Exhibition became the latest victim of an expanding domestic coronavirus cluster when the authorities decided Wednesday (Jan. 20) to move it ...

2021 Taipei International Book Exhibition to feature South Korean literature

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2021 Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) has already launched online and is scheduled to kick off its in-person event on January 26 at the Taipei World Trade C...

'Twilight' author, Nobel laureate to attend Taipei book fair virtually

The author of the famed Twilight series Stephenie Meyer and Nobel literature prize winner Kazuo Ishiguro will give virtual talks at the Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) in January, the orga...