Saturday, March 1, 2014
With its 14,000-year-old red bison, Spain's Altamira cave paintings reopened to a handful of visitors Thursday, giving them a glimpse of some of the world's most spectacular prehistoric art.
A college student surnamed Huang was rushed to the hospital earlier this month following the sudden onset of severe symptoms including paralysis and loss of consciousness after his visit to an ice sculpture exhibition in Taipei.
Wines from a large South African co-operative and a boutique group in Washington state in the United States feature this week. KWV pioneered co-operative winegrowing in South Africa in 1918, the year Nelson Mandela was born. At the time the industry was young and struggling. Since the early 1990s when South Africa opened to the world after the end of apartheid, KWV has evolved into a global producer with sales in more than 100 countries. They source grapes from the country's best regions and KWV's website notes that these grapes come “from the world's oldest earth.”
Friday, February 28, 2014
A film casting a nostalgic eye on a former left-leaning president has become a box office phenomenon in South Korea, powered by what some see as growing discontent with Seoul's conservative political landscape.
Hundreds of fans turned out yesterday to greet the five members of South Korean pop-rock band F.T. Island on their arrival at Taiwan's main international airport for a concert in Taipei on Friday.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
The Honolulu Museum of Art has discovered two paintings from late 16th-century Korea in its collection, including one that's been called an “earth-shattering” find.
The flawless looks about to be unveiled on the Oscars red carpet have been months in the making and require an army of experts.
An Iranian schoolteacher has innovated an amusing way of encouraging young children to say their daily prayers — robotics.
Stieg Larsson, author of the bestselling crime trilogy “Millennium,” also researched the unsolved murder of Olof Palme, a report said Tuesday, three days before the 28th anniversary of the former Swedish prime minister's death.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Taiwanese band Mayday is heading to Amsterdam to round up its first European tour, after rocking thousands of fans in Paris on Sunday.