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Western luxury brands squeezed by Ukraine conflict may look further east

In a time-lapse video set to electronic music, influencer Victoria Bonya severs the flap of her handbag with a pair of oversized scissors. "Never seen any brand acting so disrespectful towards th...

A different view: Taiwan’s Eluanbi Lighthouse under the moonlight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Every month, as the moon changes from a first-quarter or half-moon to a full moon, those who enjoy stargazing can feel the effects of moonlight on a starry sky. It fits...

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...

Moonlit dunes: Taiwanese photographer P.K. Chen’s take on Death Valley

The most interesting part about traveling alone is its unpredictability! The key to planning and arranging such trips lies in not overstudying and in giving yourself enough room. You must avoid mak...

Explosive California wildfires could burn into December

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Smoke from California’s wildfires choked people on the East Coast. Flames wiped out a gold rush-era town. Ash covers area that would dwarf Rhode Island. Images of hom...

Ice shelf protecting Antarctic glacier is breaking up faster

A critical Antarctic glacier is looking more vulnerable as satellite images show the ice shelf that blocks it from collapsing into the sea is breaking up much faster than before and spawning huge iceb...

Google Earth adds time lapse video to depict climate change

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — The Google Earth app is adding a new video feature that draws upon nearly four decades of satellite imagery to vividly illustrate how climate change has affected glaciers, bea...

Taiwanese-American actress stars in Justin Bieber video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An up-and-coming Taiwanese-American actress has a starring role in Justin Bieber's latest music video, which was released earlier this month. On March 5, the Canadi...

Feds decline charges against officers in Tamir Rice case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says it will not bring federal criminal charges against two Cleveland police officers in the 2014 killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, saying video of the shooti...

Feds decline charges against officers in Tamir Rice case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it would not bring federal criminal charges against two Cleveland police officers in the 2014 killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, saying ...

Amazing time-lapse video shows awesome beauty of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A year after releasing an amazing time-lapse video of several gorgeous places in Taiwan, a Danish photographer on Thursday (July 4) uploaded a sequel video as his "gift to...

Video, photos of today's Chinese missile attack drill in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 41st annual Wan An exercise (萬安演習), a drill simulating an air attack by Chinese military forces, was held today (May 27) in the pouring rain in northern Taiwan. Today...

Japanese filmmaker shoots mind-boggling 'multiverse' video of scooters in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Japanese filmmaker Hiroshi Kondo has created a stunning time-lapse video that shows countless Taiwanese commuters somehow living parallel lives in what he describes as a "...

Fall foliage, tradition, wildlife star in PBS' 'AutumnWatch'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attention would-be leaf peepers: Even if fall is a bit player where you live, PBS has got you covered. A three-night public TV series, "AutumnWatch New England," p...

Yosemite to reopen Tuesday, 14 days after blaze choked air

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yosemite National Park will reopen Tuesday, 14 days after a wildfire choked the park with smoke at the peak of tourist season, officials said Friday. "This is tr...