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Photo of the Day: Super Mario map of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An illustrated map of Taiwan inspired by the popular video game Super Mario World has gone viral in Taiwan. On Thursday (March 4), Peruvian illustrator Miguel Alfaro, 2...

A New Vision: ‘Elevating the Everyday’ with Nina Hospitality

The uplifted brand introduces bespoke experiences that provide cosy comfort and hospitality excellence for locals and travellers alike #NinaLife HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 3 March 2021 - L'hote...

Online illustration exhibit sends Taiwan's greetings across borders

From a crowded Taipei MRT train to a hustling claw machine store, quintessential Taiwanese scenery has become the source of greetings to the world through the eyes of 33 local artists who hope the sce...

'Taiwan Breakfast Map' features early morning fare unique to 19 cities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese illustrator "Passion Fruit" (百香果) has launched a new book that gives readers a visual overview of popular breakfast eateries across the country. Tit...

Swedish nurse wins a week of isolation, films amid pandemic

GOTEBORG, Sweden (AP) — Cinema in lockdown: Scandinavia’s largest film festival is exploring the social isolation resulting from COVID-19 by setting up a temporary cinema-for-one on a desolated island...

Goade becomes first Native American to win Caldecott Medal

NEW YORK (AP) — Illustrator Michaela Goade became the first Native American to win the prestigious Randolph Caldecott Medal for best children's picture story, cited for “We Are Water Protectors," a ce...

Photo of the Day: Relief map of Taiwan with colors of flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the weekend, a relief map of Taiwan by Filipino cartographer Miguel Valenzuela drew much praise on social media for its detail and the inclusion of the colors of Taiw...

'Charlie Brown' Christmas trees lift school, spirits

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Frank Pichel’s Christmas trees will probably never be chosen to light up New York’s Rockefeller Center. They look more like the droopy, pitiful tree made famous in the 1965 childr...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese office ladies looking for lunch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An illustration of female office workers from Taiwan strutting past a typical local eatery went viral on social media this week. On Wednesday (Dec. 16), a user of the s...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's book 'Persist' to come out in April

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren has a book coming out about six key experiences and perspectives. The title should be familiar to those who have followed the Massachusetts Democrat's career: “Pe...

Anthony Veasna So, acclaimed fiction writer, dead at age 28

NEW YORK (AP) — The author of a highly anticipated debut story collection has died. Anthony Veasna So was 28. His death was announced Thursday by his publisher, Ecco, which did not immediately provide...

Cheers! Or not: 'Scandalous' 1st Christmas card up for sale

The first commercially printed Christmas card is up for sale — a merry Victorian-era scene that scandalized some who denounced it as humbug when it first appeared in 1843. The card, ...

Social Enterprise Summit 2020 Concludes Successfully

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 23 November 2020 - The 13th Social Enterprise Summit (SES 2020) concluded successfully today, after three days of strong online engagement. COVID-19 not only highlight...

Museum in southern Taiwan to give away Christmas medical masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chimei Museum in Tainan is planning to give away Christmas-themed face masks to visitors as part of its "Christmas Weekends" celebration on Dec. 12, 13, 19, and ...

Immersive Fashion Experience, Heart of Cyberpunk Officially Launches

Visit this Surreal Sci-fi City to Experience an Illusionary Fashion Presentation under the Neon-lit Backdrop HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 22 October 2020 - Brought to you by Hong Kong Design Ce...