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Taiwan's fashion industry strives to reduce carbon emissions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Taipei Fashion Week AW22 kicked off with a sustainable fashion collection on Thursday (March 24) at the Taipei Songshan Cultural and Creative Park. The opening show star...

Taipei Fashion Week AW22 to highlight sustainability

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Fashion Week AW22 is slated to kick off on March 23 and will feature 12 runways focusing on sustainability. With a theme of “building clothing for the futu...

Financial Times features new Taipei landmark

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new “Taipei Performing Arts Center” (TPAC) was selected by the Financial Times as a promising arts venue that could redefine the future. Located in the ...

Taiwan’s APUJAN brings out women’s true colors at London Fashion Week 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese fashion label APUJAN's AW22 collection, which was inspired by novels, was screened for the London Fashion Week digital show on Monday (Feb. 21). Haute cou...

5-story-tall light installation featured in Taiwan's Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate the Lunar New Year, the Taoyuan Lantern Festival 2022 is showcasing a five-story-tall light installation that was co-created by Irish chandelier designer Bill...

Taipei-based Green Bakery opens new store in Songshan District

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei-based vegan establishment Green Bakery opened a new store in Songshan District on Tuesday (Feb. 15), which features a wide variety of desserts and quiches made from...

Top Valentine's Day events in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While fancy restaurants are typically top choices for Valentine’s Day, Taiwan News recommends some outdoor events and interesting ideas for singles and couples alike...

Film directed by Taiwan playwright's son-in-law shortlisted at 94th Academy Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — “Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom,” a Bhutanese drama directed by Pawo Choyning Dorji, has been named among the 94th Academy Awards' nominees. Dorji is ma...

Japan's teamLab opens immersive future park in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese art studio teamLab’s latest exhibition, “Future Park & Animals of Flowers, Symbiotic Lives,” features nine themed immersive installations. ...

Chinese celebrities Huang Xiaoming and Angelababy divorce

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese celebrity Huang Xiaoming (黃曉明) and Yeung Wing (楊穎), who is best-known by her stage name Angelababy, announced Friday (Jan. 28) they are ending their seven-year mar...

Exhibition featuring 'greeting Mona Lisa' to debut in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The immersive art exhibition named “Alive Art in the Renaissance (會動的文藝復興),” featuring over 200 classic artworks from 36 museums, galleries, and collectors, wil...

LINE to launch NFT platform DOSI in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Messaging app LINE announced on Wednesday (Jan. 19) that its upcoming NFT platform DOSI will be released in 180 countries, including Taiwan, and in eight languages. LIN...

Estonian rapper, IKEA to launch bread-like sofa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Estonian rapper Tommy Cash (TOMM¥ €A$H) has collaborated with IKEA on a line of sofas that look like bread. In 2021, Cash, 30, launched multiple eye-catching p...

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 ...