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COVID offers Pakistan chance to focus on ecotourism

Pakistan has emerged as one of the most sought-after tourist destinations over the past few years. The South Asian nation topped several international travel lists such as Forbes' "The 10 coo...

Cypress forests attract hordes of visitors to small southern Taiwan district

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The scene of yellow, brown, and red cypress trees has attracted hordes of visitors to the small Tainan district of Liujia even before the festival themed around the tree s...

Popular Japanese Vlogger Ghib Ojisan Uncovers Digitalisation Efforts by SMEs and Local Businesses, in Collaboration with King Of Time

Shining the spotlight on the day-to-day realities of small businesses and how they improve productivity using technologyYouTube vlogs of hidden gem Kamome Bakery and ramen chain Tonkotsu Kazan now ...

French YouTuber's grandma knits sweater for Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos that Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) posted of a sweater made by the grandmother of a French YouTuber have gone viral. Quentin Richard, who goes by the ha...

British vlogger shares stories of getting outdoors in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — British vlogger Richard Hazeldine is not only a big fan of Taiwanese cuisine, he is also enamored of the nation’s mountains and has committed to climbing its "1...

Maria Kolesnikova: Belarusian musician, Lukashenko opponent

Information is trickling out about footage taken on Monday that showed Maria Kolesnikova and fellow Belarusian opposition activists Anton Rodnenkov and Ivan Kravtsov being forced into a minibus by mas...

Video shows moment Taiwan YouTuber was shot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Videos have surfaced showing the moment Taiwanese YouTuber Holger Chen (陳之漢) was shot in front of his gym in New Taipei City early Friday morning (Aug. 28). At 2 a.m. o...

Maria Kolesnikova: The Belarus opposition leader eyeing fair elections

Of the three women leading Belarus' opposition, she is the last one to remain in the country. Maria Kolesnikova has campaigned as part of the trio to oust President Alexander Lukashenko — b...

Video shows dam open all 14 floodgates in E. China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Wednesday (July 22) showing a dam in eastern China's Anhui Province opening all 14 of its flood gates, flooding tens of thousands of acres of farmlan...

Belarus blocks Lukashenko rival from presidential vote

The Belarusian election commission on Tuesday declined to register businessman Viktor Babariko as a candidate for the country's upcoming presidential election on August 9. He would have contested...

Douyin's facial recognition tech blocks foreigner from livestream

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A foreign national in China suddenly found himself being kicked off Douyin (抖音), the Chinese version of TikTok, after appearing for only one minute, for being a non-regist...

Videos show huge crowds taking coronavirus tests in Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With communist China reporting a new outbreak of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) in Beijing, several videos have surfaced showing huge throngs of people forming in and around...

Taiwan's Wackyboys perform coffin dance in blackface

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A trio of popular Taiwanese YouTubers drew derision from some netizens after they posted a video of themselves on Sunday (May 31) performing the Ghana coffin dance in blac...

China propagandist Nathan Rich's criminal record revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American YouTuber Nathan Rich, who goes by the handle Hot Pot King (火鍋大王), could find himself in hot water with the Chinese authorities if they ever explore his criminal r...

Update: Taiwanese dance crew performs blackface bellboy routine in Taipei club

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video surfaced over the weekend of a Taiwanese dance crew performing a routine in blackface in a Taipei nightclub that also has an entry policy that discriminates agains...