Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - June 23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The top stories this week included premier of the film "The Receptionist" in Taipei, students wearing flip-flops at their graduation ceremony, entertainer C...

Taiwan entertainer Chu Ke-liang cremated and buried

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Veteran entertainer Chu Ke-liang (豬哥亮), whose real name was Hsieh Hsin-ta (謝新達), was cremated and buried Tuesday under massive public attention. Chu died of liver failu...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - June 17

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The top stories this week included Panama cuts ties with Taiwan as it switches allegiance to China, award-winning Taiwan documentary maker dies in helicopter crash, bigges...

Word on the Street: Interviews with Taiwanese about Chu Ke-liang

Taiwan News went to Dongmen market to interview ordinary Taiwanese about their opinion on the late comedian Chu Ke-liang (豬哥亮), a famous but also highly controversial figure in the Taiwanese ente...

Chu Ke-liang’s last movie back to theaters during the holidays

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chu Ke-liang's last movie "Hanky Panky," is rereleased in theaters during the Dragon Festival holiday. The producer decided to rerelease the movie after t...

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...