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French senators voice support for strengthening ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French senators expressed their support for bolstering Taiwan-France relations during a visit to the French Senate by Legislative Speaker You Si-kun (游錫堃) and his delegati...

Rising star of Italian far-right, Giorgia Meloni, eyes top job

In Rome's Via della Scrofa, not far from the seat of parliament in the historic center, a stone tablet and a dried up wreath commemorate Alberto Marchesi, an anti-fascist resistance fighter execut...

'Top haunted house' in north Taiwan hosts photo exhibit, attracts long queues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Once known as one of the top 10 most haunted places in Taiwan, a heritage building site in Keelung was recently converted into a historical photo exhibition venue that onl...

Photo of the day: Mirror image of Taipei Info Hub

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This perfect mirror reflection of a historic building shadowed by modern skyscrapers was captured in Taipei City's Zhongzheng District on Sunday afternoon (April 24). ...

Dadaocheng spiritual tour gives food for the post-pandemic soul

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new walking tour is being held in Dadaocheng to showcase Taipei’s religious and cultural sites as well as traditional fine foods. The tour is being organized by...

Composites Repair And Rehab Market 2022 Scope with Outlook, Business Strategies, Leading Key Players and Forecast 2031

The diversity of Composites Repair And Rehab industry trends are huge: Recovery-based reports, Quantitative analysis and players, statistics and technical analysis, Growth status, Revenue expectation,...

Congregation facing eviction from nation’s oldest synagogue

A Jewish congregation in New York City has moved to evict Rhode Island congregants who worship at the nation’s oldest synagogue as part of a long-running dispute over control of the historic building....

In 3-week isolation, unvaccinated athlete waits for Olympics

Three weeks alone in a hotel room is hardly an ideal setting for a snowboarder preparing for the Olympics. Patrizia Kummer, a Swiss athlete who won a gold medal at the 2014 Sochi Oly...

Historic police station in Taipei reborn as art space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former police station dating back to the Japanese colonial period has been given a new lease on life as a multipurpose art space in one of the city’s most challeng...

BODW CityProg 2021 connects 100+ creative partners; Creating shared values through design for better communities; Making positive social impact by doing "business for good"

With HKDC stepping into its 20th anniversary, the 2021 edition of CityProg has taken the theme "20s: Reflect‧Refresh‧Reset"In November and December, CityProg will bring together over 100 p...

Panel OKs bid to demolish Wright Brothers' 1st bike shop

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Dayton Board of Zoning Appeals has approved the city’s request to demolish a 129-year-old historic building that once was the site of the Wright brothers’ first bike shop. ...

DeSantis proposes $25M restoration of Miami's 'Ellis Island'

MIAMI (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is proposing a $25 million investment to repair Miami’s Freedom Tower, a historic building also known as the “Ellis Island of the South,” where Cuban refugees re...

Party crowds spark effort to turn down volume in South Beach

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Beach wants to turn down the volume in the city's South Beach party neighborhood, citing increasingly raucous crowds, public drinking and growing violence, but efforts to curb the c...

Naohisa Takato claims Japan's 1st Tokyo gold with judo win

TOKYO (AP) — Naohisa Takato spent the past five years fixated on a vision. He saw himself standing on the podium at the Nippon Budokan alongside Funa Tonaki with judo gold medals ar...

Romania's monument 'ambulance' races to save country's past

MICASASA, Romania (AP) — On a scorching summer day in the remote Transylvanian village of Micasasa, 39-year-old Romanian architect Eugen Vaida is busy coordinating a team of volunteers helping to brea...