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Taiwan celebrates sports and LGBTQ+ culture with 1st Asian Pride Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The inaugural Asian Pride Games (台北亞洲同志運動會) got underway in Taipei Friday night (April 29) with a rainbow-colored opening ceremony and drag queens lip-syncing to the lates...

'Golden Girls' shows little age at inaugural fan convention

CHICAGO (AP) — TV shows about sci-fi or comic book fare usually inspire fan conventions — not a sitcom about four women of a certain age living together in Florida. But sisters Hill...

The importance — and humor — of Taiwan politicians' social media accounts

Social media plays a significant role in Taiwan politics but differently than in countries like the United States. There are three main social media outlets that Taiwanese politicians might use for...

KMT politicians cosplay as 'Squid Game' characters ahead of four referendums

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an attempt to capitalize on the “Squid Game” craze to promote its policy agenda ahead of the four referendums to be held on Dec. 18, members of the Kuominta...

Taiwanese netizens discuss spooky dinosaur scooter rider for Halloween

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The sight of a dinosaur riding a scooter in the days leading up to Halloween (Oct. 31) has triggered discussion among Taiwanese netizens. On Friday (Oct. 29), one user ...

Taiwan’s fretboard warrior takes on world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — She represents Taiwan’s soft power, a young and talented player of traditional Chinese instruments who has made a big splash on social media since the pandemic force...

UniPin Collaborates with Genshin Impact to Connect with More Gamers in the Southeast Asia Market

Genshin Impact is on UniPin to facilitate top up access for gamers in all region, followed by a series of special events for gamers in four countriesBANGKOK, THAILAND - Media OutReach - 2 September 20...

Fearsome cosplayers from Taiwan, 'most dangerous place on Earth'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The featured image is one of a number of memes that Taiwanese and foreign residents of Taiwan posted in response to The Economist's headline for its latest edition. ...

Taipei cosplay flasher sentenced to 3 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A college student who stirred controversy by flashing cosplay event attendees in Taipei last summer has been handed a three-month jail sentence, which can be commuted to a...

New Taipei to bring traditional glove puppetry back into fashion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents and visitors of New Taipei will be able to relive the magic of Taiwanese glove puppetry on Sunday (Nov. 22) at the Xinzhuang Puppetry Culture Day celebration. ...

Review: A 'Hillbilly Elegy' adaptation, hold the politics

J.D. Vance's “Hillbilly Elegy,” an election-year explainer to liberal America about the white underclass that fueled Donald Trump's rise, has been reborn as blandly overbaked awards bait. ...

Taipei Costco customers mock 'Xi JinPooh' Halloween 'effigy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese netizens on Tuesday (Oct. 13) got a good belly laugh from a photo of a Winnie the Pooh Halloween costume for toddlers spotted at a Costco in Taipei. On Tuesda...

Japan's 'yami kawaii' culture breaks down mental health barriers

To the outside observer, the "yami kawaii" subculture of Japanese fashion can be unsettling, disturbing. It brings together the cute pinks and pastels of more mainstream "kawaii culture...

Boyfriend of Taipei cosplay flasher claims wind blew up skirt

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A college student who stirred controversy by flashing cosplay event attendees in Taipei over the weekend on Tuesday (July 7) appeared at the police department for question...

College student flashes crowd at Taipei cosplay event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cosplayers are furious after a college student exposed herself in front of a large crowd gathered at a Taipei cosplay event on Saturday (July 4). On the first day of th...