Sinclair says she's been waiting for this Canadian team

While Christine Sinclair edges closer to the all-time international goals record, her team will be chasing a title. Fifth-ranked Canada embarks on its Women's World Cup quest in Fran...

Upcoming events this weekend in Taipei, May 24-26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Here are a few recommended activities happening this weekend in Taipei. Foodies should take note that through May 26 the 2019 Wine and Gourmet Taipei Expo along with the Int...

Taiwanese macaque monkey runs amok in Keelung government building

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A city government building in Keelung City had an unexpected and unruly guest on Friday morning (May 24), when an ill-tempered macaque monkey somehow made its way to the c...

Taiwan’s culture minister visits Washington to promote soft power

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Minister of Culture (MOC) Cheng Li-chun (鄭麗君) visited the think tank Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on Wednesday (May 22), as part of a four-day...

WNBA's new season ready to tip off

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been a busy offseason for the WNBA with big names changing places, a new commissioner and sadly a few injuries to some of the games' greatest players. The league...

Exhibits about Ali, nature, motorcycles opening at Graceland

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A massive new exhibition and entertainment hall is set to open at Elvis Presley's Graceland in Tennessee with three museum-style exhibits, including one focused on the life and c...

New Taipei City Archaeology Park grand opening this weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The inauguration of New Taipei City Archaeology Park (新北考古公園), the largest of its kind in Taiwan, will take place on Saturday (May 25) in Bali District, next to Shihsanhan...

Austria: photos of Holocaust survivors defaced in Vienna

BERLIN (AP) — Photos of Holocaust survivors exhibited on a central Vienna street have been defaced with swastikas, drawing condemnation from political and Jewish leaders. Broadcaster...

Mexicans buy fake cellphones to hand over in muggings

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Armed robberies have gotten so common aboard buses in Mexico City that commuters have come up with a clever if disheartening solution: Many are buying fake cellphones, to hand over ...

MOC crafts exhibition deepens cultural exchanges with Southeast Asia

TAINAN-- An exhibition highlighting Southeast Asian crafts kicked off May 17 at the National Tainan Living Art Center in southern Taiwan, underscoring government efforts to deepen cultural and people-...

Enjoy ‘Dancing Lady Orchids’ at Taipei's CKS Shilin Residence Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei’s Parks and Street Lights Office (PSLO) is holding an oncidium exhibition at New Orchid Pavilion (新蘭亭), CKS Shilin Residence Park from now until June 9, PSLO said ...

Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall architect commemorated by exhibition in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall (國父紀念館) has just launched a new exhibition to commemorate the building’s architect Wang Dahong (王大閎), which will continue until June. 9. ...

Asian Americans push for Smithsonian gallery of their own

Asian Americans are pushing for a Smithsonian gallery of their own on Washington's National Mall. A $25 million fundraising drives kicks off with glitzy, celebrity-filled party in Lo...

Bundle up! 2020 MLB opening day is March 26, earliest ever

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2020 Major League Baseball season will open March 26, the earliest big league opening day. The Texas Rangers announced Friday they will play the St. Louis Cardina...

Kurt Vonnegut museum raises $1.5M for new Indianapolis home

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library in Indianapolis has reached its goal of raising $1.5 million to acquire and begin renovations on a building to serve as its permanent home. ...