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Coronavirus: Barcelona holds music concert with 5,000 to test hygiene measures

Barcelona held a large concert by the band Love of Lesbians with 5,000 people in attendance on Saturday, for the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The concert took place at th...

Red White Superstar concert to go fan-less in Taipei over COVID concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Red White Superstar concert, a popular Taiwanese television show featuring big-name Asian stars, has scrapped its plan to allow a live audience during taping in...

Visiting DJs fined NT$10,000 each for breaking quarantine: CECC

Four disc jockeys, who recently arrived in Taiwan to perform at a music concert in Taipei, have each been fined NT$10,000 (US$351) for breaking quarantine rules, the Central Epidemic Command Center (C...

Tainan Art Museum kickstarts ‘Vienna Month’ in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A month-long festival celebrating Viennese culture will start Saturday (Nov. 14) at the Tainan Art Museum. The festival is part of a series of events in the run-up to 2...

Taiwan's Ju Percussion Group to join world in virtual concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ju Percussion Group (朱宗慶打擊樂團) will share highlights from its performances over the last 35 years at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASI...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 7, the 312th day of 2020. There are 54 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 7,...

Taiwan presidential inauguration concert is going virtual

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The presidential inauguration concert, organized by the General Association of Chinese Culture (GACC), will be broadcast online this year due to the Wuhan coronavirus pand...

China scraps over 3,000 songs by HK lyricist Albert Leung for his speech in Taiwan: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After visiting Taiwan to take part in the debut of a new song that he wrote for Taiwanese rock band Fire Ex. (滅火器) to support Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, various media ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 7, the 311th day of 2019. There are 54 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 7, 19...

The Latest: Lawyers: Deal reached on Vegas shooting lawsuits

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a legal settlement over the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history (all times local): 8:20 a.m. Attorneys for victims of the ...

Lawyer for Las Vegas shooting victims to talk developments

SAN DIEGO (AP) — An attorney who represents victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has scheduled a news conference to discuss “extremely important developments” days after the s...

Filipino organizes concert to raise money for son fighting cancer

A Filipino migrant worker in Taiwan organized a music concert Sunday in Taoyuan to help raise funds to meet the medical bills of his son, who is battling cancer in the Philippines. Choi Mallari, a ...

US records nearly 20 mass killings for the year so far

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. has recorded nearly 20 mass killings so far this year, the majority of them domestic violence attacks that receive scant national attention compared to high-profile public shoo...

California town pledges to remain strong in wake of shooting

GILROY, Calif. (AP) — Only a few days ago, Gilroy was known for one thing: garlic. The rural community near San Francisco lived and breathed the prized, pungent crop. Now it's the si...

Ghost Ship leader testifies in manslaughter trial

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The leader of a San Francisco Bay Area warehouse where a fire killed 36 people more than two years ago has taken the stand in his defense for the first time. D...