New American Institute in Taiwan open to the public May 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The new American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the de facto U.S. embassy in the country, was inaugurated on Monday (May 6) and officially opened its doors to the public. L...

Calligrapher's debut exhibition underway at Yiyun Art of Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese calligrapher Su Yue (宿悅) is showcasing 13 sutra calligraphy works and more at the Yiyun Art (異雲書屋) gallery in Taipei until May 19. Yiyun Art gallery is located ...

Links to Easter bombings put eastern Sri Lanka on edge

KALMUNAI, Sri Lanka (AP) — Suicide bombings at a militants' safe house have shaken the simple homes of this east Sri Lankan town as well as the rest of this idyllic coast, as the investigation into th...

East Sri Lanka on edge after Easter bombers linked to region

KALMUNAI, Sri Lanka (AP) — Suicide bombings at a militants' safe house have shaken the simple homes of this east Sri Lankan town as well as the rest of this idyllic coast, as the investigation into th...

Sri Lanka Muslims brave militant threats for Friday prayers

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — At 12:10 p.m. Friday, men and boys in a Muslim neighborhood in Sri Lanka's capital did something everyone had warned them not to do: They came together to pray. ...

Eastern philosophy, Western penmanship, modern artistry: exhibition by Taiwan graffiti artist Creepy Mouse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Eastern philosophy, Western penmanship and modern street sensibility collide at the new exhibition of Taiwanese graffiti artist Creepy Mouse (異鼠). The self-described &l...

VR expo by NPM, HTC wins honorable mention at GLAMi Awards

A virtual reality (VR) art exhibition jointly organized by Taiwan's National Palace Museum (NPM) and Taiwan-based HTC Corp. has won honorable mention at the GLAMi Awards, which recognize the most ...

Stories of the victims of the New Zealand mosque attack

Fifty people were killed in a terror attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 15. Some information about the victims: HUSNA AHMED Farid Ahmed re...

Stories of the victims of the New Zealand mosque attack

Fifty people were killed in a terror attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday. Some information about the victims: HUSNA AHMED Farid Ahmed refu...

Stories of the victims of the New Zealand mosque attack

Fifty people were killed in a terror attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday. Some information on the victims who were lost: HUSNA AHMED Farid...

Foreign leaders lavish Trump with diplomatic gifts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Foreign leaders showered President Donald Trump and his family with more than $140,000 in gifts during their first year in the White House, with China and Saudi Arabia among the most...

Taiwanese calligraphy artist integrates tai chi martial arts into creation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese calligraphy artist Yahon Chang's (張耀煌) solo exhibition titled In Situ featuring eastern philosophy is showcasing at National Taiwan University Public Dormito...

China cries foul after Taiwan's NPM lends ancient calligraphy to Japanese museum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chinese-state-run media and netizens are in an uproar after news broke that the National Palace Museum in Taipei is lending a rare 1,200-year-old calligraphy masterpiece from t...

Treasures of Taiwan's National Palace Museum to go on show in Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Treasures of the National Palace Museum will head to the southern hemisphere for the first time, with the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia to host the &...

Boston's Museum of Fine Arts receives gift of Chinese art

BOSTON (AP) — Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has received what museum officials are calling a transformative gift of nearly 200 pieces of Chinese art that have been in the same family for six generation...