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The Sundance Film Festival is back and online once more

The lights may be dim at the Eccles Theater and Park City's Main Street will have fewer cinephiles packing the snowy sidewalks when the Sundance Film Festival begins its 44th edition Thursday night. B...

Free shuttle bus for visitors to light festival in southern Taiwan county

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Pingtung County Government will provide free shuttle bus services for visitors to the three Pingtung Festival of Lights venues during the festival period from Jan. 21 ...

Taiwan national bird takes center stage at 2022 lantern fest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival will for the first time feature “duel lantern themes” – a national bird of Taiwan and a light theater in the harbor city...

Chinese woman betrothed to blind date after 1 month in lockdown together

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman in China’s Shaanxi Province is getting engaged to a man after being locked in his apartment for one month due to a lockdown that went into effect in mid-Dece...

Taiwan could raise epidemic alert after GSAT or Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Omicron cases continue to increase, Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) on Tuesday (Jan. 18) said he cannot rule out a Level 3 alert, and ...

Climate change makes the future of Nordic skiing uncertain

WINTHROP, Wash. (AP) — For the first time in 32 years, organizers of the Rendezvous Cross Country Ski Festival in West Yellowstone, Montana, had to cancel November’s traditional start-of-the-ski-seaso...

Climate change makes the future of Nordic skiing uncertain

WINTHROP, Wash. (AP) — For the first time in 32 years, organizers of the Rendezvous Cross Country Ski Festival in West Yellowstone, Montana, had to cancel November’s traditional start-of-the-ski-seaso...

'This Is Us,' 'black-ish' salutes set for Paley TV festival

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “This Is Us,” “black-ish” and “Better Call Saul” are among the shows to be saluted at the Paley Center for Media’s annual TV festival, returning to live events after two years of pa...

AP PHOTOS: Bejeweled camels wrestle for victory in Turkey

SELCUK, Turkey (AP) — Black-eyed Nirvana and Mr. Isa, two male camels from the western Aydin province of Turkey and wearing colorful saddles, circled the grounds with their owners and then wrestled fi...

For 'ice wine' vintners, frigid temps are reason to rejoice

OVID, N.Y. (AP) — While the vast majority of New Yorkers are hunkering down to ride out frigid temperatures and snow blasts from the latest winter storm, others are seizing on the opportunity to ... p...

Guatemalan PhD graduate in Taiwan helps foreign tutors with TUTEEMI

Journey to Taiwan Born in Guatemala, but with a vision to make herself a global person, Camila Sáenz decided to go to France to pursue a college degree when she was 18. Before going to Franc...

Hundreds of thousands of Indians gather for holy dip, defying COVID-19 surge

Hundreds of thousands of Hindu worshippers gathered on the banks of India's Ganges river on Friday for a holy bathe despite a 30-fold rise in coronavirus cases in the past month. Hindus believe...

Thousands gather at Hindu festival in India as virus surges

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Tens of thousands of devout Hindus, led by heads of monasteries and ash-smeared ascetics, took a holy dip into the frigid waters of the Ganges River in northern India on Friday d...

India: Hindu pilgrims bathe in Ganges despite COVID surge

Hundreds of thousands of Hindu worshippers have continued to observe the Makar Sankranti festival, as India experiences a surge in new infections. Each year on January 14, Hindu pilgrims gather on th...

Happy Chinese New Year of the Tiger! Give Gift Boutique Launched CNY Gift Hampers and Flowers

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 14 January 2022 - The Year of the Tiger is coming! Give Gift Boutique launched the new collection of Chinese New Year gift hampers and flowers, accepting individual re...