Taipei Children’s Amusement Park offers big prizes to celebrate 10 million visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Children’s Amusement Park (TCAP) is giving away an annual pass for unlimited rides, among other prizes, to mark the milestone of 10 million visitors. To we...

Port Authority seeking fare, toll hikes across New York area

NEW YORK (AP) — The authority that operates New York's airports and many of its bridges and tunnels is proposing fare and toll hikes across a broad swath of its facilities, some potentially taking eff...

Taipei offers half-price tickets for admission to 3 edutainment venues during summer vacation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Have you made plans for the summer vacation yet? Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) is helping out with a package deal ticket that offers cheap and easy access to three pu...

Japan steps up security in Kansai region ahead of G20 summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Travelers to Japan’s Kansai region should take heed of security measures that have been put in place by the Japanese government ahead of the G20 Osaka Summit that is...

Secret gardens and co-ed styles hit Paris men's collections

PARIS (AP) — A frothing cherub fountain constructed of striped fabric drew the eyes and camera lenses of guests at Thom Browne's fantastical Paris Fashion Week show on Saturday. Here are highlights fr...

WORLD SPORTS at 2300 GMT

TOP STORIES: CRI--CWC-ENGLAND-SRI LANKA LEEDS, England — Angelo Mathews posts a defiant 85 and Lasith Malinga takes four wickets as the veterans roll back the years...

No sold out games in Women's World Cup round of 16

PARIS (AP) — Data from FIFA shows none of the round of 16 games at the Women's World Cup in France has sold out. In details provided to The Associated Press, FIFA says around 900,000...

Dior brings art to Paris fashion for sculpted men's show

PARIS (AP) — Dior brought art to Paris Fashion Week Friday as designer Kim Jones used a monumental plaster sculpture on the runway to inspire his architectural show. Guests including...

Infantino tells Iran to let women into World Cup qualifiers

FIFA President Gianni Infantino had asked Iran to ensure women are allowed to attend 2022 World Cup qualifiers. Now he's expressing disappointment the country has reneged on its commitments. ...

Select few allowed to swim in Hearst Castle pools

SAN SIMEON, Calif. (AP) — The Foundation at Hearst Castle is offering a chance to swim in the California landmark's iconic pools, where Lady Gaga and Hollywood's Golden Age celebrities dipped their to...

European Games struggle for attention as Belarus hosts

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Shrunken in size and struggling for attention, the European Games open Friday as host Belarus seeks to shed its reputation as one of the continent's most isolated countries. ...

After a 50-year wait, 'Stonewall' opera was written in weeks

NEW YORK (AP) — The Pulitzer Prize-winning librettist Mark Campbell received a note in late February 2018 from the general director of the New York City Opera: "I may have a project for you, but you h...

Climate of guilt: Flying no longer the high road for some

NYKOPING, Sweden (AP) — School's out for summer and Swedish lawyer Pia Bjorstrand, her husband and their two sons are shouldering backpacks, ready to board the first of many trains on a whistle-stop v...

Tokyo Olympic tickets: Be prepared to be disappointed

TOKYO (AP) — Want tickets for next year's Tokyo Olympics? Prepare to be let down. Millions were disappointed starting Thursday when applicants in a ticket lottery — for Japan residen...

Tokyo Olympic tickets: Be prepared to be disappointed

TOKYO (AP) — Want tickets for next year's Tokyo Olympics? Prepare to be let down. Millions were disappointed Thursday when applicants in a ticket lottery — for Japan residents, only ...