New Taiwan passport design up for public vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Voting is now underway on a New Power Party (NPP) website for a series of new Taiwanese passport cover designs, which either minimize or entirely eliminate any mention of ...

Harry Potter's 20th anniversary prompts new book cover in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new Chinese-language edition of Harry Potter with a redesigned cover is being released to mark the book's 20th anniversary in Taiwan, exciting fans in the island cou...

Tokyo Olympics protest parody of logo that depicts COVID-19

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympics officials are incensed that their games emblem has been used in the cover design of a local magazine that combines the logo with the novel coronavirus. T...

Legislator proposes erasing ‘China’ from Taiwan’s passport cover

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s foreign ministry is open to changes in the cover design of the country’s passport, as its official name, “Republic of China,” has become a...

Taipei unveils artistic manhole covers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei has unveiled eight artistic manhole covers featuring local characteristics as part of its public art project to beautify the cityscape. Titled the "Taipei M...

Library exhibit offers glimpse into Salinger's life and work

NEW YORK (AP) — As he worked on early drafts of "The Catcher in the Rye," a novel which proved both scandalous and life-changing, J.D. Salinger considered adding his generation's idea of a trigger ale...

Barbra Streisand enlists A-list pals for Broadway album

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) -- Sometimes even Barbra Streisand needs a little help from her friends.The 74-year-old stage and screen legend decided early on that her 36th studio album would feature Broadway d...

AUO shows off world’s thinnest UHD 4K LCD TV

AU Optronics (AUO) isn’t a complete stranger when it involves pressing the limits on display solutions. The company is steadily placing out a wide range of display screens designed for an assortment o...