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NFT project features southern Taiwan veteran engineer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A non-fungible token (NFT) project featuring a Kaohsiung-based engineer's photo will be going up for bid on Jan. 27. Founded by Chen Tsai-yo (陳財佑) in 1991, a Kaohsi...

Eye-catching art exhibition 'Gaki Hip' overturning Taiwan stereotypes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The exhibition “Gaki Hip” will begin on Jan. 15, featuring interactive installations that aim to break stereotypes of Taiwanese culture. The organizers, 4b ...

Taiwan's immersive 'Log Out Time' a Monet for the 2020s

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The dreamy and immersive “Log Out Time” is a technologically advanced art exhibition that reflects the flow of seasons and the ups and downs of life, which run...

US teacher praises Taiwan's COVID measures, food, public transport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Youtuber Kristi Martin said she has fallen in love with Taiwanese cuisine and nature after living in Taipei since October 2021. In a YouTube video made by Stop...

Taiwan diva A-Mei features in Rolling Stone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Rolling Stone published a special edition of its magazine that features mandopop diva A-Mei (張惠妹) on Friday (Dec. 30). As a celebration of A-Mei’s 25-year career,...

Taiwan's prize-winning rapper Soft Lipa and ØZI release new track 'Death Trip'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese award-winning rapper Soft Lipa and Taiwanese-American musician ØZI look at life after death through the lens of Chinese mythology in their latest collabor...

Taiwan's Fubon and Miniwiz turn surgical masks into phone chargers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Fubon Financial Holding Co. and Miniwiz are working together to make phone chargers out of recycled surgical masks to achieve the goal of a circular economy. ...

Taiwan Design Expo turns historic jail into 'hostel'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 Taiwan Design Expo will open in Chiayi City on Friday (Dec. 24). Hosted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Taiwan Design Research Institute, the 19th edit...

'Sneaky' Santas appear on southern Taiwan government building for 1st time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Wanluan Township main office in Pingtung County has recently garnered a lot of attention from locals with its Santa-like figures that have been mistaken for sneaky thi...

Taiwanese diva A-Mei announces Taipei concerts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The queen of mandopop A-Mei (張惠妹) announced Monday (Dec. 13) that she will host concerts at Taipei Arena next year for the first time in seven years. To celebrate the 2...

Banksy work to be digitally divided and sold as NFTs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Banksy’s work “Love is in the Air” will be digitally shredded into 10,000 pieces and sold as NFTs at a January auction on platform Particle. Former Ch...

Taiwan's famous Love God to reside in Gather Town for 6 hours Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taiwanese studio Atelier A Better Tomorrow has organized a series of interesting events titled “Uncanny Sunday” to take place on the digital social platform Gat...

Taiwan artist says thanks to pandemic workers with 180 bamboo flowers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— A Taiwanese artist has created the large-scale installation, “The Thank You Bouquet,” using 60,000 bamboo strips, as a dedication piece for medical professional...

Museum of Failure brings humor and hope to Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Museum of Failure, which showcases failed items with a sense of humor, will exhibit in Taipei beginning Dec. 25. Founded in the Swedish town of Helsingborg by clini...

YouTuber becomes first in Taiwan to reach 10 million followers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan-based Italian musician Davide Biale has earned a YouTube Creator Award, also known as YouTube Play Button, after reaching 10 million followers on his YouTube channe...