Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Italian soprano Magda Olivero, one of the most prominent interpreters of the Italian verismo operatic tradition whose career spanned 50 years, has died at 104.
A set of homoerotic Finnish stamps featuring images by gay icon and artist Tom of Finland that went on sale Monday are a worldwide success, Finland's postal service company said.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
The Dalai Lama has told a German newspaper that he should be the last Tibetan spiritual leader, ending a centuries-old religious tradition from his Himalayan homeland.
The St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra is set to visit Taiwan for the ninth time in October and will give two concerts in Taipei.
Japan's 'a-nation' music festival, an annual series of summer concerts held in Japan, will expand overseas for the first time this year, with Taiwan slated as its first stop.
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate are expecting their second child, Kensington Palace announced on Monday less than 14 months after the birth of heir to the throne Prince George.
Fashion and film stars joined family Sunday to say goodbye to comedy legend Joan Rivers at a New York funeral that fulfilled her last wish for a showbiz send-off.
Monday, September 8, 2014
A weekend event in Taipei offered visitors a taste of the diverse cultures in the Asia-Pacific region in an effort to promote cultural and artistic exchanges between Taiwan and other countries in the region, organizers said Sunday.
Girl group singer Simone Battle was found dead in her West Hollywood home, authorities said Saturday.
The video game studio that won players' devotion with blockbuster hit “Halo” is out to eclipse its enviable success with the Tuesday launch of massive new science-fiction action title “Destiny.”