Taiwan warship that fought PLA invaders designated 'historic antiquity'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A venerable old warship that saw combat against communist Chinese forces and was originally bound for the scrapheap has been designated a "historic antiquity" by...

Interactive steam locomotive exhibition to begin in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Railway Department Park of the National Taiwan Museum, which features exhibitions, will be opening in Beimen, Taipei on Tuesday (July 7). The national historic site...

Gudou Holdings Partners with China Aoyuan Again to Further Develop Tourism Properties at Gudou Hot Spring Resort

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 30 June 2020 - Gudou Holdings Limited ("Gudou Holdings" or "Company", which together with its subsidiaries, is referred to as the "Group", SEHK stock code: 8308), a...

Auction of contested African artifacts going ahead in Paris

PARIS (AP) — A Nigerian commission has called for the cancellation of an auction Monday of sacred Nigerian statues in Paris, which it alleges were stolen. Christie’s auction house ha...

Restrictions on African activist upheld after Paris protest

PARIS (AP) — A French court refused Wednesday to lift restrictions placed on a Congolese activist who dislodged an African funeral pole in a Paris museum, demanding that France return art to its forme...

Luminaries Lost: A look at some of the artists lost to virus

A trumpeter who came up in the shadow of Miles Davis then stepped out of it. An architect whose soaring stadiums and concert halls are sitting silent in his native Italy. A rocker whose song gave flig...

Greece to reclaim ancient horse from U.S. after court ruling

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek Culture Ministry said Wednesday it would seek the repatriation from New York of a 2,700-year-old bronze horse statuette which it says was illegally exported from Greece...

84000 Launches an Animation Video to Preserve Buddhist Texts

British actress Joanna Lumley lends voice to save cultural heritage New York City - Media OutReach - June 5, 2020 - 84000: Translating the Words of the Buddha, a global non-profit initiative to trans...

Trump signs executive order to advance International Religious Freedom

(Taiwan News) — U.S. President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order on Advancing International Religious Freedom on Tuesday (June 2), which will likely become a new U.S.-China battlefield on t...

Taiwan's presidential spokesperson will continue using indigenous name

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Presidential Office pushed back on Friday (May 29) against a public suggestion box request that indigenous Presidential Spokesperson Kolas Yotaka should use her Chines...

C. Taiwan city transforms historic site into B&B amid tourism revival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As cities and counties in Taiwan scramble to revive their tourism and take advantage of travel subsidies offered by the government in the wake of the COVID-19 slowdown, Ta...

Dryness, sudden winds factors in deadly China forest fire

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese officials say dry conditions, high temperatures and a sudden change in wind direction all contributed to the deaths of 19 people in a forest fire in mountainous southwestern Chi...

Video shows KMT chair call himself 'Taiwanese and Chinese'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a video that surfaced on Tuesday (March 17), the Kuomintang (KMT) party's new chairman, Johnny Chiang (江啟臣), declared himself to be both "Taiwanese and Chinese...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, March 5, the 65th day of 2020. There are 301 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 5, ...

Taiwan presents first edition of culture awards to French academics

Six French academics from the Institut de France were honored by Taiwan with the first-ever cultural medal awards in Paris Monday for their contributions to promoting long-term cultural exchanges with...