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MLS 2021: Austin FC built in pandemic and ready to play

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' capital city finally has a major league sports franchise to call its own. All it took was a fight with another city over an attempted Major League Soccer ...

MLS season starts with hopes of returning to normalcy

Major League Soccer embarks on the 2021 season with a new labor agreement in hand, the return of two big stars, a new team in Austin, Texas, and lessons learned from 2020. There stil...

Premier comments on Taiwan celebrities appearing in China propaganda video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Friday (March 26) commented on some Taiwanese celebrities' support for a Chinese propaganda video. Taiwanese actresses Nan...

National Center of Photography and Images opens in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Center of Photography and Images (NCPI) has finally come to fruition after years of careful planning by the Ministry of Culture (MOC), opening its doors in Ta...

Huang Ming-an, Taiwanese actor, dead at 42

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Huang Ming-an (黃民安), an actor and the head of the dance troupe Representation Theatre, died at the age of 42 on Saturday (March 13). In addition to his position at the ...

Taiwan's president peeks at Nara Yoshitomo's heartwarming show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first solo exhibition for Japanese contemporary artist Nara Yoshitomo in Taiwan will kick off Friday (March 12) in Taipei. President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), Minister of...

Freedom and democracy cannot be traded: Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (Feb. 28) emphasized that Taiwan's freedom and democracy are not bargaining chips to be traded while speaking at a ceremony to c...

Taiwan president visits nation's last preserver of indigenous facial tattoos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Feb. 23) went to New Taipei City’s Zhonghe District to visit the last registered preserver of Taiwanese indigenous facial ta...

Taipei 101 displays messages on Taiwan-Japan friendship

The iconic Taipei 101 skyscraper on Saturday night (Jan. 23) began displaying LED messages to demonstrate the strong friendship between the people of Taiwan and Japan. The messages, in Chinese, suc...

Greece names first openly gay minister

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The center-right government in Greece named the country's first openly gay minister in a cabinet reshuffle Monday. Nicholas Yatromanolakis, 44, was named as the new deputy minist...

Rumi commemorated 747th Death Anniversary at Seb-i Arus ceremonies in Konya

Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī commemorated 747th death anniversary on December 7 and December 17 at Seb-i Arus Ceremonies held in Konya, one of the major cities of Turkey. JAKATA, INDONESIA - Media OutRe...

Taiwan only country to host European Film Festival indoors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is the only country in the world to host its annual European Film Festival at indoor theaters this year, the European Union (EU) representative in Taiwan said Frida...

Piano virtuoso returns to native Taiwan for twin concerts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Musical wunderkind Rueibin Chen (陳瑞斌) has returned to his birthplace to channel two Romantic era greats, marking the 250th birthday of Beethoven and 180th year since the b...

Ukraine marks 79th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine on Tuesday marked the 79th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre, one of the most infamous mass slaughters of World War II. Babi Yar, a ravine in the Ukr...

Belarusian journalists face charges for covering protests

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Dozens of journalists gathered Wednesday outside a police station in the capital of Belarus to protest the detention of colleagues covering a demonstration against the nation's au...