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Starry sky above a sea of clouds atop Taiwan’s Alishan

Whenever cold wind and light rain take hold of Taipei, Keelung, and Yilan in the winter, those who enjoy outdoor activities face disappointment. However, those who are familiar with the climate are un...

Hunting the Leonard A1 Comet in Taiwan

The Leonard A1 Comet (LA1C) has taken the internet by storm lately — not to be confused with Leonardo the movie star or the A.1. steak sauce — and lived up to astronomy fans’ “...

Small Luxury Hotels of the World pushes on with Expansion in China with 4 New Hotels

SHANGHAI, CHINA - Media OutReach - 21 October 2021 - Small Luxury Hotels of the World continues its expansion as the brand welcomes 4 member hotels including 3 new openers to its China portfolio. S...

Taiwan's 'Dome' is home to new series of immersive digital art shows

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab will screen digital artworks every weekend until Nov. 28 at the organization's new venue "Dome." Part of the Future Media ...

Taipei police plan traffic control on Yangmingshan ahead of meteor shower

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In anticipation of stargazers looking to view Thursday's (Aug. 12) Perseid meteor shower, the Taipei City Police Department announced traffic control plans at several ...

Taiwan’s Matsu turns off street lights to see ‘blue tears’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the “blue tears” season has come to Taiwan’s outlying Matsu Islands, local townships have implemented measures to regulate evening lighting in order t...

First supermoon of 2021 to appear over Taiwan tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stargazers in Taiwan will have the rare opportunity to see the first of the only two supermoons of 2021 tonight (April 27), according to the Taipei Astronomical Museum. ...

Cardinals hammer Strasburg, rout Nats 14-3, end 3-game skid

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nolan Arenado, Paul Goldschmidt and Matt Carpenter all homered off Stephen Strasburg and the St. Louis Cardinals hammered the Washington Nationals 14-3 on Tuesday night. ...

2020 indelible TV moments: Trebek, debate bluster and Floyd

When the coronavirus pushed people out of the world and into homebound isolation, the small-screen's role grew bigger than ever. Television and its mobile iterations bore witness to...

Taiwan launches first dark sky park in Hehuanshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's first international dark sky park was officially launched on central Taiwan's Hehuanshan (合歡山) Saturday (Sept. 19), setting a milestone for astronomy comm...

40 luxury yachts to sail near northern Taiwan in annual event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fleet of 40 luxury yachts will be cruising around the Keelung Islet (基隆嶼), a 4.9-km distance from the Port of Keelung, between Sept. 19 and 20 in a yacht event organized...

Best places in central Taiwan to view Perseid meteor shower

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stargazing enthusiasts are invited to visit six places in central Taiwan from which to enjoy the annual Perseid meteor shower, which will peak Wednesday night (Aug. 12). ...

Eta Aquarids meteor shower to peak over Taipei in next two days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The island is expecting the first meteor shower this summer in the next couple of days, and stargazers can actually watch the shooting stars via streaming video provided b...

Millennial Money: 8 ways to switch up the new at-home normal

As COVID-19 sparks closures, cancellations and stay-at-home orders, household stressors are piling up. On top of health concerns, lost incomes and lack of child care amid the pandemic, there’s also co...

SpaceX launches 60 more satellites, trying to tone them down

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX launched 60 more mini internet satellites late Monday, this time testing a dark coating to appease stargazers. It's a "first step" compromise betwe...