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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...

Light sculpture show illuminates Taiwan’s colorful northern fishing port

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Keelung City Government launched a light sculpture show on the walls of colorful waterfront houses at the Zhengbin Fishing Harbor (正濱漁港) on Saturday (Oct. 17) as part of a...

Centennial of historic Taiwanese Cultural Association celebrated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a tribute to the upcoming centennial of the establishment of Chiang Wei-shui's (蔣渭水) Taiwanese Cultural Association, a series of miniature drawings of Da An Hospita...

'I want freedom': Thais mass to defy protest ban

From shops, offices and schools they spilled onto a Bangkok street in their tens of thousands, voicing shock and anger and above all defiance. Thailand’s government had announced emergency me...

Thai protesters defy emergency law to call for reforms

Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Thailand on Thursday in a defiance of a crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations. Authorities had announced a decree banning protests, but as many as 1...

Johnsons are 'sipping tea' for 'black-ish' family portrait

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When ABC decided the Johnsons of “black-ish” were due a portrait, it sought an artist who understood the family's perspective. The task went to painter and illustr...

Photo of the Day: Artist sketches M1A2T for Taiwan's National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate Taiwan's National Day (Oct. 10), a Taiwanese artist drew this intricate illustration of an M1A2T Abrams tank. Thomas Chen (陳安平), 25, who is a Taiwanese...

Photo of the Day: Severed fish head mascot spotted at Taiwan baseball game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This photo of a dancing disembodied fish mascot at a baseball game in southern Taiwan had foreign netizens scratching their heads last week. The photographer, Chen Chin...

Free memorial concert for Alien Huang slated for Oct. 6 in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A free memorial concert for Taiwanese entertainer Alien Huang (黃鴻升), who died suddenly at the age of 36 last week from aortic dissection, will be held in Taipei on Oct. 6....