Psychedelic 'Van Gogh Alive' expo now in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "Van Gogh Alive," an immersive digital art exhibit that brings Vincent Van Gogh paintings to life, kicked off in Taipei on Wednesday (Jan. 15) and will arrive in...

The art or tea making by Mandarin Oriental, Taipei

Taiwan is known for producing some of the finest tea in the world, and Taiwan’s sophisticated tea culture has become an indispensable part of local daily life. Mandarin Oriental, Taipei has part...

It takes a tech village to track Santa on Christmas Eve

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) — Depending on which country they’re from, the kids may ask about Father Christmas, Papa Noel, Saint Nick or Santa Claus. But they all want to kno...

Taiwan’s public broadcasting service recognized at Asian Academy Creative Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A public broadcasting institution in Taiwan has claimed three awards at the Asian Academy Creative Awards (AAA), a pillar of the Singapore Media Festival that celebrates e...

Taiwan university develops VR horseback riding simulator for rehab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A virtual reality horseback riding simulator developed for rehabilitation purposes by National Pingtung University in Taiwan is being touted as an innovation that adds fun...

Narrative turns to world of poaching in 'Tracking Game'

"Tracking Game: A Timber Creek K-9 Mystery," Crooked Lane Books, by Margaret Mizushima An explosion turns a fun evening into a rescue and mystery in Margaret Mizushima's latest novel...

Taiwan's HTC creates VR work inspired by Song Dynasty painting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Palace Museum has launched a new media art exhibition that features a virtual reality (VR) version of a renowned painting from the Song Dynasty and is underwa...

Dreamy 'Van Gogh Alive' expo coming to Taiwan in January

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "Van Gogh Alive," an immersive digital art exhibit that brings Vincent Van Gogh paintings to life, will be coming to Taiwan in January, with shows in both Taipei...

In 'Doctor Sleep,' a filmmaker reconciles 'The Shining' rift

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filmmaker Mike Flanagan knew his vision to fuse Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" with Stephen King's 2013 sequel "Doctor Sleep" would be a hard sell with the author. King's disdain f...

Stretchy, lovable slime takes up residence in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — Slime, the bedazzled stretchy sensation that has spawned social media influencers and fans of all ages, is taking up residence in New York City. An immersive, 8,000-s...

HTC teams up with Louvre Museum for Mona Lisa VR experience

Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC Corp., which stepped up its efforts in virtual reality technology development by launching its first VR headset - the Vive - and follow-up models, has teamed up with ...

China detains 2 US citizens who ran teaching program

BEIJING (AP) — China says it has detained two U.S. citizens on suspicion of organizing others to illegally cross the border. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang says polic...

Mandarin Oriental launches guest recognition program

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is well known for delighting guests with personalised, intuitive service. Now guests can be even better recognized by joining Fans of M.O. and receiving an elevated range...

Director promises dank thrills in Thai cave boys rescue saga

BANGKOK (AP) — Their story gripped the world: determined divers racing against time and water to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped for more than two weeks in a flooded cave deep inside a n...

VR-dance production opens in Taipei, raises awareness of ALS

An immersive virtual reality and dance production aimed at raising awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is underway at Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab (C-Lab) on the site of the former ROC (Taiw...