Grieving and saying goodbye in the time of coronavirus

CHICAGO (AP) — Tucked deep in the obituary for Charles Recka was an announcement that a Mass celebrating his 87 years of life “will be held at a later date.” Such notices are increas...

8 Taiwan military officers killed in Black Hawk crash mourned

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A mourning area was set up for Taiwan's top general and seven other military officers who were killed in Thursday's (Jan. 2) Black Hawk helicopter crash. After ...

Taiwan to use name ‘Republic of China’ at 2020 World Drill Championships

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s military will for the first time use the country’s official name “Republic of China” to compete in next year’s World Drill Champions...

Military hardware at Lincoln Memorial for Trump's big July 4

WASHINGTON (AP) — The military hardware is moving into place. So are the protesters. And, ever the showman, President Donald Trump is promising the "show of a lifetime" on the National Mall for the Fo...

Virginia victims had 150 years of combined service with city

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Four were engineers who worked to maintain streets and protect wetlands. Three were right-of-way agents who reviewed property lines. The others included an account clerk, a ...

Taiwan defense ministry considering deploying female honor guards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Tuesday (April 9) announced that it is open to discussion on recruiting female ceremonial honor guards. At a press confere...

Army base in central Taiwan open to civilians on March 30 with performances

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Hsinshe Army Aviation Base (龍翔營區) in Taichung City will be open to visits from civilians on March 30, with a slew of performances to entertain visitors, according to a news rel...

Commission urges end to honor guards at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of a list of authoritarian items to be removed from the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, the Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) yesterday (Dec. 17) called for the abol...

Chiayi Air Base in southwestern Taiwan to stage air show on August 11

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Chiayi Air Base will be open to the public and stage an air show on August 11 to demonstrate the air capabilities of Taiwan Air Force’s main fighter aircraft as well as aer...

Taiwanese Navy honor guard receives heroic homecoming celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese naval honor guard got a rapturous welcome home today, May 9, after achieving top spot and a special award at the World Drill Championships. The 28-year-old...

Pomp and flattery: Asia rolls out the red carpets for Trump

BEIJING (AP) — Honor guards marching in unison. Elaborate dinners. Endless flattery. The first half of President Donald Trump's whirlwind tour of Asia has been an exercise in the art...

Taiwan military honor guards, marching band commence National Day celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan commenced its National Day celebrations with a performance by military honor guards and marching bands, following a demo performance by the Ministry of National Defense s...

Hualien Air Base to stage air show on Sep. 23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Hualien Air Base will be open to the public and stage an air show on Sep. 23, with aerobatic displays in the air, displays of warplanes on the ground as well as performances...

Does Turkey's path build on the legacy of founder Ataturk?

Since Turkish voters narrowly approved the expansion of the powers of the president, protesters have been out on the streets of several cities, and some have been evoking the memory of the country's f...

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall closed on Feb. 28

The Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall will be closed to the public on Feb. 28 out of respect for 228 Incident memorial activities and to prevent social confrontation, Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun said ...