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Bar-headed geese make debut appearance in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Rare bar-headed geese made a surprise visit to Taiwan earlier this week, marking their first recorded appearance in the subtropical nation. Native to East and South Asi...

Samsung promises new phones will deliver more for less money

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Samsung’s next crop of smartphones will boast bigger screens, better cameras, and longer-lasting batteries at lower prices than last year's lineup that came out just before th...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan F-16 eclipses moon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former borough chief in Chiayi City captured this spectacular photo the moment an F-16 fighter jet roared in front of the moon on Monday (Jan. 4). While taking photos...

Spackman Entertainment Group’s #ALIVE the number one Asian film on Netflix U.S. in 2020

Produced by the Group's indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Zip Cinema, #ALIVE is the highest ranking Asian film on Netflix U.S. in 2020 Headlined by Yoo Ah-in of Spackman Media Group, and Park Shin-hye...

Brand new Taipei Performing Arts Center picked to shine in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A look ahead at the best art and architecture in 2021 by The Guardian includes the brand new Taipei Performing Arts Center (TPAC). Tilted "Brutal Bacon, Wild Gehry...

Taiwan's HTC VIVE Arts, Cai Guo-qiang to launch VR fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese contemporary artist Cai Guo-qiang's (蔡國強) new exhibition featuring a virtual reality collaboration with Taiwan's HTC VIVE Arts kicked off at the Palace Mus...

Restoring longleaf pines, keystone of once vast ecosystems

DESOTO NATIONAL FOREST, Miss. (AP) — When European settlers came to North America, fire-dependent savannas anchored by lofty pines with footlong needles covered much of what became the southern United...

Joseph Gordon-Levitt launches voice acting project for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – American actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt launched a new voice acting project for Taiwan on Tuesday (Dec. 22). The 39-year-old star Gordon-Levitt is best known for the roles ...

AP PHOTOS: Beirut blast led litany of Mideast crises in 2020

JERUSALEM (AP) — As countries across the Middle East grappled with the coronavirus pandemic, many also had to contend with long-running conflicts, economic crises and mass protests in another chaotic ...

UK agency agrees not to photograph Duchess of Sussex, family

LONDON (AP) — A news and photography agency has agreed not to take pictures of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their son, Archie, the High Court in London was told at a hearing Friday. ...

Texas oilman's Ansel Adams photo gets $988,000 at auction

DALLAS (AP) — A West Texas oilman's mural-sized print of an Ansel Adams photo has sold for nearly $1 million at an auction. Sotheby's New York, the auction house, said Tuesday that “...

Q&A: Christopher Nolan on ‘Tenet’ home release

Christopher Nolan movies almost demand another look and “ Tenet ” is no exception. On Tuesday, audiences will finally be able to watch, re-watch and dissect the palindromic spy thriller starring John ...

AP Week in Pictures, Middle East

This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in the Middle East, Afghanistan & Pakistan Region between Dec. 3-9, 2020. ...

VinSmart leader reveals the plan on bringing many flagship products to the US

HANOI, VIETNAM - Media OutReach - 2 December 2020 - VinSmart is planning to bring leading technology products, including the Vsmart Aris Pro -- one of the first mobiles with no-defect screens in the w...

Taiwan's Judicial Yuan shows it has an open heart

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Judicial Yuan is open for art, with shows taking place on Saturday (Nov. 28) and Sunday (Nov. 29). “Open House Taipei” originates in London, 19...