How comedian Chu Ke-liang's 'crass humor' saved Taiwanese dialect

The following is an assessment of the impact on Taiwanese dialect (台語,Taigi) by the late, great Taiwanese comedian Chu Ke-liang (豬哥亮), who will be referred to by his Taiwanese name Ti-k...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - May 19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The top stories this week in Taiwan included the ransomware WannaCry making Taiwanese want to cry, famous comedian Chu-Ke-liang dying at age 71, Fiji pulling its...

Taiwan Headline News

Taipei, May 16 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Tuesday are as follows: @United Daily News: Diluted vaccine said key to overpriced pork. @China Times: Entertainer Chu Ke-liang dies...

Jeannie Hsieh responds to death of her father Chu Ke-liang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The famous Taiwanese comedian Chu Ke-liang (豬哥亮) died of liver failure early Monday morning at the age of 70. Singer Jeannie Hsieh (謝金燕), the daughter of Chu Ke-liang, released ...

Culture minister : Chu Ke-liang a collective memory among Taiwanese people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun is mourning the death of comedian Hsieh Hsin-Ta, better known by his stage name Chu Ko-liang, who passed away on May 15, 2017. Cheng pra...

Taiwanese comedian Chu Ke-liang dead at age 70

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The famous Taiwanese comedian Hsieh Hsin-Ta (謝新達), better known by his stage name Chu Ko-liang (豬哥亮), who has been entertaining Taiwanese for decades since the 1980s, lost...

Taiwanese entertainer Chu Ko-liang's condition worsens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The famous Taiwanese comedian Chu Ko-liang (豬哥亮), who has been entertaining Taiwanese for decades since the 1980s, is facing an uphill climb in his battle with cancer as his med...

Jeannie Hsieh: Daddy is continuing treatment and we are reunited

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Entertainer Jeannie Hsieh (謝金燕), daughter of the famous Taiwanese comedian and television show host Chu Ke-liang (豬哥亮) (birth name Hsieh Hsin-ta), rebutted Interne...

News Mirror: Chu Ke-liang battles spreading cancer

According to the latest issue of the News Mirror Weekly, Taiwanese well-known actor, comedian and TV show host Chu Ke-liang is battling other cancers as the bowel cancer cells in his body have spread ...

Jeannie: dad had mom live a humiliating life

Jeannie Hsieh, Taiwanese singer and dancer known for writing and performing music which combines techno and hip-hop, revealed in a letter why she had repeatedly and coldly refused to meet with her fat...

Celebrities mourn death of Taiwanese entertainer Frankie Gao

Taipei, Feb. 18 (CNA) Local celebrities Tuesday are mourning the death of Taiwanese singer-entertainer Frankie Gao, who died of leukemia Monday at the age of 63. "How can someone so cocky be go...