Asia

  1. Miniature paintings: an Udaipur specialty -ABC Mundial in India

    The miniature paintings of Rajasthan can be dated back to 16th century and used to capture visual narratives of royal festivities. Painted with extremely fine brushes made with just a few strands of squirrels’ tail hair and bird feathers, the miniatures are made on silk and paper.

    Region:
    India
    Category:
    Tourism
    Miniature paintings: an Udaipur specialty -ABC Mundial in India
  2. What is at stake in Taiwan's election

    Taiwan votes in presidential and parliamentary elections on Saturday, which will set the course for the democratic island’s ties with its giant and autocratic neighbor China, which claims Taiwan as its territory.

    Region:
    Asia
    Category:
    Politics
    What is at stake in Taiwan's election
  3. Why are cows sacred in India?

    In India, the cow is venerated as a symbol of life. In their relationship with Krishna, incarnation of the god Vishnu, cows have a great prominence, that Krishna is a cowboy and always appears surrounded by these animals.

    Region:
    India
    Category:
    Society
    Author/s:
    By Karina Giorgenello
     Why are cows sacred in India?
  4. AI character ‘Dai Yi Wan’ to promote ‘Taiwan can help’

    Dai Yi Wan's face created from composite of 10,000 Taiwanese, including President Tsai and rival Han Kuo-yu. An artificial intelligence character named “Dai Yi Wan” (戴怡宛), which was created for a competition by a group of talented Taiwanese, seeks to drive home the message that “Taiwan (Dai Yi Wan) can help.”

    Region:
    Asia
    Category:
    Technology
    AI character ‘Dai Yi Wan’ to promote ‘Taiwan can help’