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Hush! Alonso's 1st 'granny' helps Bassitt, Mets top Nats 5-0

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pete Alonso twirled his bat like a baton to mark his first career grand slam. After all, the 2019 NL Rookie of the Year explained, “'Grannies' are sick.” ...

Video promoting Taipei’s floral delights recognized at Japan film fest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A promotional video celebrating Taipei’s floral treasures has been awarded the Best Film in East Asia at the Japan World’s Tourism Film Festival (JWTFF). Co...

AP PHOTOS: Japan celebrates cherry blossoms despite pandemic

TOKYO (AP) — People across Japan are celebrating the peak cherry blossom viewing season this week without COVID-19 restrictions in place for the first time in two years. But many are limiting their vi...

Japan enjoys cherry blossom season despite COVID-19 worries

TOKYO (AP) — People across Japan are celebrating the peak cherry blossom viewing season one week after the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, triggering concerns of a possible virus resurgence. ...

Volunteers plant trees to rehabilitate central Taiwan forest after fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 100 volunteers joined a campaign to plant trees Tuesday (March 8) in an effort to rehabilitate a part of a forest destroyed by wildfire in Nantou County. When a ...

Pokemon Go creator thinks metaverse needs to keep it 'real'

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Niantic Labs CEO John Hanke has been working on technology that helps people navigate and enjoy places in the real world since he helped create Google Maps nearly 20 years ago...

Bus tickets to view cherry blossoms in central Taiwan still available

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Public bus tickets for various routes heading to Wuling Farm to see the cherry blossoms in central Taiwan are still available during the 17-day sakura season from Feb. 12 ...

Forestry Bureau gives LNY travel tips on national forests in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Forestry Bureau’s Dongshih Forest District Office has offered travel tips for visitors planning trips to the Basianshan, Dasyueshan, or Wuling national forest re...

13,000 tulips blooming at Floriculture Experiment Center on Taipei’s Yangmingshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents of Greater Taipei are encouraged to visit the Floriculture Experiment Center (FEC) on Taipei’s Yangmingshan to appreciate a variety of blooming flowers dur...

Taipei's Lohas Cherry Blossom Festival to last until Feb. 28 this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With spring just around the corner, more than half of the cherry trees at Lohas Park in Taipei’s Neihu District have bloomed, according to Taipei’s Parks and S...

Find the latest information from Japan! In anticipation of the tourism resumption in the future, JNTO has begun to expand the contents of its website

Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has begun to expand the contents of its website in anticipation of Japan tourism resumption in the future and for the coming 50th anniversary that celebrate ...

Cherry blossoms blooming in mountainous park in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Around 80% of the approximately 2,000 cherry blossom trees at a park in Kaohsiung’s Taoyuan District are blooming. The Taoyuan District Office kicked off a month-...

Marriott Bonvoy "Brings the World to You" across 11 hotels in Hong Kong!

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 25 May 2021 - This summer, Marriott Bonvoy members will find each visit to the 11 hotels and 46 restaurants and bars under 8 unique brands in Hong Kong extra rewar...

Right at Home: The bandana gets some new twists in decor

If ever a 22-inch square of cotton could tell stories, it would be the bandana. This simple piece of cloth has swabbed the sweat off the brows of sailors, farmers, miners, soldiers a...

Taiwan inmate's creation wins 1st prize in national art competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An inmate at Pingtung Prison has won the top honor at the "2021 National Lantern Competition" for her dazzling lantern creation, "Spring Dawn." Insp...