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Places to see in Poland

Taiwanese-Polish business and cultural ties have never been stronger, and Taiwan Trade Center's location in a prestigious area of Warsaw proves as much. I’ve prepared a list of places for...

13 unlucky taboos to evade during Ghost Month in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The gates of hell will open this year on Friday (July 29), marking the start of Taiwan's Ghost Month (鬼月), and folk custom expert Yang Teng-kei (楊登嵙) has listed 13 tab...

Wounded Knee artifacts highlight slow pace of repatriations

BARRE, Mass. (AP) — One by one, items purportedly taken from Native Americans massacred at Wounded Knee Creek emerged from the dark, cluttered display cases where they’ve sat for more than a century i...

DUI offenders ordered to clean funeral home in eastern Taiwan ahead of Ghost Month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fourteen individuals on Wednesday (July 27) took part in a session to clean a funeral home in Taitung prior to the arrival of the “Ghost Month” as a punishment...

Airstrikes kill more Ukrainians despite grain export deal

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Emergency workers recovered three bodies from a school hit by a Russian strike in eastern Ukraine, officials said Friday, one of a string of attacks on the nation. ...

New California gun control law mimics Texas abortion measure

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California punched back Friday against two recent landmark U.S. Supreme Court decisions as Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a controversial, first-in-the-nation gun control law patte...

White House announces $270M military package for Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House announced Friday that the U.S. is sending an additional $270 million in security assistance to Ukraine, a package that will include additional medium range rocket sys...

Prosecutor: Shooting at Kansas high school was justified

A school resource officer who shot and wounded a Kansas high school student after the student shot him four times won't face charges because he believed his life was in danger, a prosecutor announced ...

Taiwan Literature Award announces Creative Writing Award winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL) has announced the finalists and winners of the 2022 Taiwan Literature Awards Creative Writing Awards. A roster of 16 lit...

Thank Tsai and TSMC for Taiwan’s happiness

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Why are Taiwanese so happy “despite increasing economic pressure and military threats from China?” The answer is good governance by the Democratic Progressi...

Tainan’s zombie invasion offers great ghoulish day out

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Arts exhibitions come and go to Taiwan, usually with very little fanfare. However, occasionally, something captures the public imagination. And when that happens, th...

Taiwan exhibition about ghosts goes viral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An immersive exhibition at the National Taiwan Science Education Center featuring stories about Minxiong Ghost House has become an online sensation in Taipei. Inspired ...

Saudi-funded LIV Golf comes to America for Portland event

LIV GOLF LIV GOLF INVITATIONAL-PORTLAND Site: North Plains, Oregon. Course: Pumpkin Ridge GC. Prize money: $25 million ($5 milli...

Taiwan zombie exhibition serves legendary 'Tea of Forgetfulness'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan Fine Arts Museum and The Pool is serving up a "Tea of Forgetfulness" during the viral zombie exhibition. Despite taking flak from religious groups for ...

California advances Texas-style lawsuits over illegal guns

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California legislators on Monday approved Texas-style lawsuits over illegal guns, mimicking the Lone Star State's law aimed at deterring abortions and obliquely linking the t...