AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Red lanterns adore a temple fair for the Lunar New Year in Beijing. In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, Australian-based soccer player Hakeem al-Araibi arrives fo...

1 shot, 2 stabbed at temple festival in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- One man was shot and two men were stabbed during the tail end of a temple festival early this morning in the heart of old Taipei, reported TVBS. A miaohui (廟會) or temple fes...

Jubilant procession wraps up century-old temple fair in Daxi, northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - On the 24th day of the 6th month of the lunar calendar every year, a jubilant parade in celebration of the birthday of Guan Yu (關羽), the Taoist God of War, unites locals to perf...

When traditional temple parade meets contemporary designs — Daxi Daxi Festival kicks off in Taiwan’s Taoyuan

TAOYUAN (Taiwan News) — The Daxi Daxi Festival, a series of cultural activities celebrating traditional folk beliefs with contemporary design and art kicked off Saturday at Taoyuan City’s ...

Taoist deity Nezha joins Taiwan Carnival in South Africa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s overseas communities and representative office in South Africa held the third Taiwan Carnival in Johannesburg Saturday (South African time), attracting thou...

Taoist temple staff in Taiwan attends church service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Conflicts stemming from faith often cause loss of lives and property, but sometimes religious differences can end up nurturing reconciliation and friendship. In Haibu...

China marks Lunar New Year with prayers, incense, fireworks

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese are heading to temples and fairs to wish for an auspicious start to the Lunar New Year. Thousands gathered at Beijing's major temples on Saturday, the first day of ...

China marks Lunar New Year with prayers, incense, fireworks

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese are heading to temples and fairs to wish for an auspicious start to the Lunar New Year. Thousands gathered at Beijing's major temples on Saturday, the first da...