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Fundraiser helps preserve legacy of Taiwan's late activist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chiang Wei-shui’s Cultural Foundation is holding a fundraiser for the first time in 16 years as it seeks to better preserve Taiwan’s cultural heritage. The ...

LaoSafe Launches Destination Video

VIENTIANE, LAOS - Media OutReach - 9 August 2022 - LaoSafe has launched a new video showcasing the wonders of Laos as the country works on their post-Covid-19 revival of tourism. ...

Africa sees some artifacts returned home but seeks far more

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Apollo John Rwamparo speaks forlornly of the eight-legged stool, a symbol of authority for his ancient kingdom in Uganda, now glimpsed through a glass barrier at a museum thousa...

How Xi Jinping's Hong Kong, Xinjiang trips help him tout his achievements

Over the past few weeks, Chinese President Xi Jinping has made rare visits to Hong Kong and Xinjiang as he prepares to seek an unprecedented third term at the Chinese Communist Party's 20th congre...

Taiwan ambassador Jeffrey Hsiao attends Marshall Islands coronation ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Ambassador to the Marshall Islands Jeffrey Hsiao (蕭勝中) attended a coronation ceremony for Senator Michael Kabua, a long-time friend of Taiwan, who was appointed &ld...

Vatican says they're gifts; Indigenous groups want them back

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican Museums are home to some of the most magnificent artworks in the world, from Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel to ancient Egyptian antiquities and a pavilion full of papal ...

"PARADIS", an exhibition by Danelle Bergstrom, inspired by the Åland Islands, is on view at Galleri Skarpans until 30 July 2022

ÅLAND ISLANDS, FINLAND - Media OutReach - 20 July 2022 - Galleri Skarpans, located in the idyllic Åland Islands in the Baltic Sea between Sweden and Finland, presents an emotive exhibition of new oil...

Taiwan legislative delegation warmly received in Czech town

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislative Speaker You Si-kun (游錫堃) on Tuesday (July 19) visited the town of Telc, located in the Vysocina region of the Czech Republic, to meet with local officials. ...

China: Xi Jinping visits Xinjiang for first time since Uyghur crackdown

Chinese President Xi Jinping was in the eastern region of Xinjiang, state media reported on Friday, for what it believed to be his first visit to the region since launching a crackdown against the Uyg...

'Feta' is Greek, EU top court rules, stopping Denmark from using designation

The European Union's top court reprimanded Denmark on Thursday for not stopping local companies from using the name 'feta' for cheese sales outside the bloc. In a win for fellow EU member...

Spain's Pamplona Bull Run festival returns after two years

Revelers gathered at the San Fermin bull-running festival in the Spanish city of Pamplona on Wednesday to kick off the world-famous event, with the races scheduled to start on Thursday. The celebrati...

Ukraine: Zelenskyy accuses Russia of 'deliberate' missile 'terror' — live updates

- Zelenskyy denounces 'deliberate' Russian missile 'terror' This article was last updated at 01:25 UTC/GMT Pentagon dismisses Russia's 'gesture of goodwill' explanation f...

Cartoon of the Day: Hong Kong's Jumbo sinks to watery grave, along with democracy and justice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong artist AhTO (阿塗) created this prescient illustration of the famous Jumbo Floating Restaurant (珍寶海鮮舫) sinking to a watery grave to symbolize yet another loss of t...

Looking back at Hong Kong's Jumbo Floating Restaurant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Sunday (June 19), Hong Kong's iconic landmark, Jumbo Floating Restaurant (珍寶海鮮舫), suddenly sank while being towed in the South China Sea, marking another loss of Ho...

Dutch researchers uncover Roman temple complex

Researchers unearthed a nearly 2,000-year-old Roman temple complex in the Netherlands, Dutch officials announced on Monday. The find has surprised and excited archaeologists, as it is the first time ...