MoMA reopens with more space, fresh juxtapositions

NEW YORK (AP) — The Museum of Modern Art's new $450 million, 47,000-square-foot expansion offers visitors more than much-needed elbow room. It emphasizes new juxtapositions of works to encourage broad...

Meet the playwright behind a 'deeply raw space' on Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — Playwright Jeremy O. Harris has a rule that he doesn't cry in public. He broke that rule the night Rihanna attended his Broadway debut. Harris uses the singer's 2017 ...

Biophilic decor: Ways to bring the feel of nature indoors

The term "biophilia," an affinity for the living world, was coined back in the 1980s by American biologist and author E.O. Wilson. We have an instinctive drive to connect with nature, he said, and the...

Fashion's LaQuan Smith embraces that Champagne lifestyle

NEW YORK (AP) — LaQuan Smith is all about the Champagne lifestyle: bubbly, luxurious and, especially when it comes to the women's clothes he creates, sexy. The designer made his New ...

National Museum of Archeology to open in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Museum of Archeology (NMA), a branch of the Museum of Prehistory, will open in Tainan on Saturday (Oct. 19), exhibiting 500 relics that date back as far as 5,...

Taiwan to drop Taoyuan Airport Terminal 3 design due to lack of bidders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Transportation will drop plans for an artistic ceiling at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport’s Terminal 3 because the design is too expensive and h...

Does technology make moving nukes safe? Depends whom you ask

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The plutonium core for the first atomic weapon detonated in 1945 was taken from Los Alamos National Laboratory to a test site in the New Mexico desert in the backseat of a U.S. Army ...

Boeing, FAA both faulted in certification of the 737 Max

A panel of international aviation regulators found that Boeing withheld key information about the 737 Max from pilots and regulators, and the Federal Aviation Administration lacked the expertise to un...

Delegation from Palau visits Taiwan food factory

TAOYUAN (Taiwan News) — A delegation from Taiwan's diplomatic ally the Republic of Palau visited the I-Mei Foods factory in Taoyuan City on Wednesday (Oct. 9) to gain a better insight into h...

Taiwan sentences three to five years in jail for fatal earthquake collapse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The developer, the architect and a civil engineer were sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday (October 8) for the collapse of the Yun Men Tsui Ti Building (雲門翠堤) in Hua...

Rebuilding collapsed Taiwan bridge estimated to cost NT$520 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Rebuilding Nanfang’ao Bridge in Nanfang’ao, Yilan County, which collapsed killing six foreign workers, will cost NT$520 million (US$16.8 million), the Ministry...

Record 200,000 people show up on opening day of Taiwan Design Expo

A total of 200,000 people attended the Taiwan Design Expo in Pingtung County on its opening day Saturday, the most ever on the first day of the annual design exhibition since its inception in 2003, ev...

Hong Kong mask ban protest appears at Nuit Blanche Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Nuit Blanche Taipei gathered more than artwork and performances on Saturday (Oct. 5) evening when a group of people protesting against the mask ban law in Hong Kong showed ...

Taiwan ex-legislative speaker to stay with KMT if no PFP nomination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) said Saturday (October 5) he would stay with the Kuomintang (KMT) if the People First Party (PFP) did not nominate him for t...

Treasures of 17th century literati featured in Taiwan NPM exhibition

An exhibition featuring artifacts from 17th century China kicked off Sept. 28 at the National Palace Museum in Taipei City. “The Literati’s Ordinaries - A Proposal of Life from the 17th...