PHOTO GALLERY: 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...

Songshan Cultural and Creative Park bolsters Taipei’s arts scene

In May or June each year, thousands of university design students from across Taiwan gather at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park in Taipei City to display their graduation projects. Organized by SCC...

Mormon county commissioner in Utah comes out as gay

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican lawmaker Nathan Ivie says it took him more than 20 years to come to terms with his identity. But on Wednesday morning the 40-year-old Utah County com...

Chinese photographer Lu Guang's detention raises alarm

For almost 40 years, Chinese photographer Lu Guang has been doggedly documenting environmental and social issues in China through the lens of his camera. The impact of his photography has been recogni...

'Big Bang Theory' stars reflect on show's end, next steps

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — With "The Big Bang Theory" ending after 12 seasons, viewers can comfort themselves with reruns. The cast has those — and residuals— but not the reassuring workplace rhythm and c...

Chinese photographer Lu Guang's detention raises alarm

For almost 40 years, Chinese photographer Lu Guang has been doggedly documenting environmental and social issues in China through the lens of his camera. The impact of his photography has been recogni...

Magnificent paddy photos depict carefree black bear endemic to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A giant pattern featuring a Formosan black bear has appeared on a rice paddy in Hualien County’s Yuli Township, as part of a campaign to celebrate the release of a y...

Taipei finally witnesses its ‘Manhattanhenge’ sunset

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After low clouds ended photographers’ hopes of witnessing a ‘Manhattanhenge’ sunset last Monday, April 29, the phenomenon finally appeared above the stre...

Press freedom activists worry about 'mysterious' detention of Chinese lensman Lu Guang

For almost 40 years, Chinese photographer Lu Guang has been doggedly documenting environmental and social issues in China through the lens of his camera. The impact of his photography has been recogni...

Taiwanese delegation joins Intl. photography event in Manila

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Several Taiwanese photographers met other professional photographers from 10 different nations in the Philippines this past week as part of the annual“Crossing Bridges&rd...

German megacities photographer Michael Wolf dies aged 64

Michael Wolf, an award-winning German photographer best known for his documentation of life in megacities, has died at his home in Hong Kong. Wolf died in his sleep on Wednesday aged 64, Sarah Greene...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, April 27 through May 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The weather is heating up across Taiwan, and there is no shortage of events around the city to keep you active as summer approaches. Here are a few interesting activities ...

Forecasters turn to array of technology to fight floodwaters

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An arsenal of new technology is being put to the test fighting floods this year as rivers inundate towns and farm fields across the central United States. Drones, supercomputers ...

2019 winners in journalism and arts

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2019 Pulitzer Prize winners: JOURNALISM Public Service South Florida Sun Sentinel for examining mistakes by school and law enf...

The Latest: 2 newspapers cited for reporting on Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Pulitzer Prizes (all times local): 3:40 p.m. The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times have been awarded Pulitzer Prizes for ...