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Cartoon of the Day: China's Omicron Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Swedish cartoonist created this illustration of a COVID particle serving as Team China's flag bearer during the opening ceremony of the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics...

Fa La La La La! Sandra Boynton has an imprint all her own

NEW YORK (AP) — Sandra Boynton's prolific career as an author, cartoonist and songwriter has reached the point where a publisher has formed an imprint dedicated solely to her books. ...

Photo of the Day: Hong Kong election with CCP characteristics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Swedish cartoonist created this illustration to mock the highly undemocratic way the elections for the Legislative Council (LegCo) in Hong Kong were weighted in Beijing&...

Holiday rom-com 'With Love' follows Latino family for a year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After slogging through a universally difficult 2020 and with Christmas approaching, Gloria Calderón Kellett sought out a trusted form of escape. “I was watching ‘W...

Omicron in Mandarin sounds like 'I exterminate CCP'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This cartoon surfaced late last month when the World Health Organization (WHO) skipped two Greek letters for the latest COVID variant, including Xi, which many suspected w...

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2021

They both carved out sterling reputations as military and political leaders over years of public service. But both also saw their legacies tarnished by their actions in the long, bloody war in Iraq. ...

Peng Shuai's break point versus CCP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Swedish cartoonist created this illustration to demonstrate Beijing's "unsportsmanlike" conduct against Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai (彭帥). On her offi...

Singapore bans book about censorship for including Charlie Hebdo cartoons

Singapore's government on Monday banned a book on censorship over "offensive images" containing controversial cartoons depicting the Muslim Prophet Muhammad. The book, "Red Lines: ...

Taiwanese chuckle at John Oliver special on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese on Sunday (Oct. 24) got a kick out of John Oliver's long-awaited episode on Taiwan, which covered its history, tensions with China, and the point of view of ...

NBA player wears ‘Free Tibet’ shoes to game, China cuts livestream

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Outspoken Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter wore a pair of sneakers emblazoned with the words “Free Tibet” to an NBA game on Wednesday night (Oct. 20), leading...

Taiwanese artist Mr. HH mocks ‘Instagram aesthetics’ with viral comics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In 2013, Mr. HH’s (H.H先生) online comics, which critique injustice and hypocrisy in everyday life, made him an online personality, and his career continues to thrive ...

Taipei Zoo holds vote for baby tapir name, welcomes flamingo eggs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Zoo is currently holding a public voting event on Facebook to name a newborn tapir, and on Wednesday (Sept. 1) the zoo issued a press release to welcome the newest ...

Taiwanese cartoonist prosecuted for public depiction of child sexual abuse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A famed Taiwanese cartoonist is being prosecuted for sharing a comic depicting herself and her husband “tasting” their infant son’s genitals, reported UD...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, July 25, the 206th day of 2021. There are 159 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 25, ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, July 24, the 205th day of 2021. There are 160 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 24,...