Paraguayan firefighters get naked in calendar to raise funds

SAN ROQUE GONZALEZ, Paraguay (AP) — Fatima Olmedo was first to pose naked for the calendar, holding a rolled-up hose in her hands that barely covered her pregnant belly. Other volunt...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, January 18 - 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With a host of activities and events, there is something for everyone coming up in Taipei. Well-known DJ Yo Hey Li will put on a sensational selection of African fu...

China cries foul after Taiwan's NPM lends ancient calligraphy to Japanese museum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chinese-state-run media and netizens are in an uproar after news broke that the National Palace Museum in Taipei is lending a rare 1,200-year-old calligraphy masterpiece from t...

American man draws flak over photo of Nazi flags in Taipei betel nut shop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After an American photographer expressed his outrage on Instagram on Sunday (Jan. 6) over Nazi flags posted in betel nut shop in Taipei, he faced such a backlash from Taiwanese...

2 more Puget Sound orcas predicted to die by summer

SEATTLE (AP) — Two more Puget Sound orcas are ailing and probably will be dead by summer, according an expert on the critically endangered population of killer whales that live in the waters of the Pa...

Exhibition of historical photographs kicks off in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- An exhibition of rare historical photographs kicked off Dec. 25 in New Taipei City, offering insights into the nation’s economic, cultural and social development since t...

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you shoul...

Bid the last sunset of 2018 goodbye at Kaohsiung's Sizihwan Bay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kaohsiung Tourism Bureau invited the public to visit Kaohsiung and come to the best location in Taiwan to see off the last sunset of 2018 to the accompaniment of a concert, fro...

HBO Asia to film original sci-fi series in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – HBO Asia recently announced a new sci-fi original series that will be shot completely in Taiwan. The show will be entitled “Dream Raiders” (獵夢特工), and the c...

Granddaughter works to save Barry Goldwater photo collection

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — In Alison Goldwater Ross' earliest memories of her grandfather Barry Goldwater, there's always a 35mm camera hanging from his neck. The senator photographed ...

Taiwan’s Foxconn plans US$9 billion chips project in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Foxconn Technology Group is planning a US$9 billion (NT$276 billion) chips project in the Chinese city of Zhuhai despite concern over the trade war between the United States...

Exhibit of German artists REICHRICHTER in Taipei examines urban landscapes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – German artists REICHRICHTER's exhibition entitled "If you want me to say something I could say I see an Image," is taking place at the Museum of Contemporary...

Photo of the Day: 'Manhattanhenge' in central Taiwan's Nantou City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A spectacular photo surfaced yesterday of Nantou's own version of the much coveted "Manhattanhenge" phenomenon. The term "Manhattanhenge" refers to a...

Regent Taipei pioneers world’s first photography butler service

As private butlers are the hallmark of five star service, Regent Taipei was the first hotel in Taipei to import the British private butler training system, as well as the Wedding butler and Shopping b...

'Fresh Prince' star Reid focuses on a creative life

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Daphne Maxwell Reid, who played Aunt Vivian in "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," says she stays ready for what comes her way. That includes a role in the streaming mi...