YouTuber calls on Taiwan, China, Hong Kong and Macau to overthrow communism together

The march against the “red media” last Sunday (June 23) did not hand out free lunchboxes, did not hire buses, did not have local politicians mobilize their residents, yet still massive num...

Carter Center fundraiser to auction off big ticket items

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — A guitar signed by the Rolling Stones, vacations to Hawaii, France and Martha's Vineyard and signed photographs of five U.S. presidents are among the items former President Jimmy ...

Stellina’s pen mightier than Xi Jinping’s sword

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A gold-framed watercolor painting hangs on a bright red wall. In the painting, China’s leader Xi Jinping (習近平), dressed in a yellow imperial gown adorned with embroi...

Lukang shines as living showcase of Taiwan’s cultural heritage

Lukang in central Taiwan’s Changhua County was formerly one of the nation’s leading commercial hubs. From the 1780s through the 1840s, the harbor settlement grew wealthy from access to sea...

World's largest Buddha painting unveiled in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An internationally recognized painter and calligrapher, Hong Qizhen (洪啟嵩) has completed a massive painting of the Buddha, which he began 17 years ago. The "Great B...

Michelle Obama portrait artist unveils mural of Philly teen

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A mural by the artist who painted the official portrait of Michelle Obama is being dedicated in Philadelphia. Amy Sherald might be best known for the painting of ...

Chengte Charity Foundation organizes fun fair to help the needy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chengte Charity Foundation (正德慈善基金會) Taipei Branch held a charity fair on Sunday (June 16), which included a bazaar, food stands, a children’s painting competition, ...

Sunnei to Palm Angels, streetwear in fashion focus in Milan

MILAN (AP) — Youthful dressing and streetwear were in focus on the third day of Milan Fashion Week previews of (mostly) menswear for next spring and summer. It's a game of sophistica...

Paris zoo gives orangutan Nenette a 50th birthday party

PARIS (AP) — Nenette, one of the world's oldest Borneo orangutans in captivity, has celebrated her 50th birthday at a zoo in Paris, where she has lived almost all her life. Birthday ...

Protesters strip, get painted in Times Square

NEW YORK (AP) — Several dozen people stripped naked and got their bodies painted in New York's Times Square as part of what was billed as a protest against "divisiveness." The event ...

Painting attributed to Caravaggio on display before auction

PARIS (AP) — Visitors were given one last chance to admire a 400-year-old painting attributed to Italian master Caravaggio or raise questions about the work that was found in an attic before it goes o...

Baltimore art museum adds over 70 works to its collection

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Museum of Art has so far this year added more than 70 contemporary and historic artworks to its broad collection. BMA director Christopher Bedford said...

Mexico says it may have recording of Frida Kahlo's voice

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's National Sound Library says it has discovered what could be the first known audio recording of Frida Kahlo's voice. Culture Secretary Alejandra Frausto sa...

Feisty Virginia primaries closely watched for national trend

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's highly charged legislative primary Tuesday is being closely watched as a possible political barometer for the coming presidential election year. The s...

Film captures the loss of black San Franciscans

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Actor Jimmie Fails draws from his own story in his portrayal of a young black man navigating a shifting racial landscape in "The Last Black Man in San Francisco." His tale is a fa...