Bitan fountain show to debut in New Taipei on March 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Starting March 9, a series of dancing water shows will take place in Bitan for 53 days until April 30. The New Taipei Tourism Department will be introducing a world-class wa...

E-scooters developed in Taiwan offer viable eco-friendly solutions

“This scooter doesn’t run on gasoline. Cost-effective and good for the environment, it echoes the global sustainability trend,” said movie director Wu Nien-jen in a TV commercial pro...

Taiwanese bands and entertainers donate to Hualien quake relief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese band Mayday reportedly donated NT$ 5 million on behalf of their agency B'in Music Co. Ltd for relief efforts in the aftermath of the deadly earthquake that hit Hu...

Taiwanese singer A-Mei to hold outdoor concert at Commune A7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese singer A-Mei just ended her World Tour in Shanghai and announced that she would return to Taipei for an outdoor concert on February 4 at Commune A7 to promote her new ...

2017 Top popular Mandarin songs that cannot be missed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As 2017 is about to wrap up, how many Mandarin songs have been on your playlist so far? Let's take a look at Mandopop with the most popular songs in Taiwan as compiled...

Taiwan’s largest gay nightclub closes up shop at Christmas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Once Taiwan’s largest gay nightclub, Funky Club in Taipei will close its doors for good over the Christmas weekend, reports said Friday. The move comes as Taiwan ...

Pop superstar A-Mei's image to appear on Taipei 101 during New Year’s Eve event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Images of pop superstar A-Mei (阿妹) and singer Anna (安那) will appear on Taipei 101 and their songs will play during the New Year’s Eve countdown, reports said Thursda...

What to watch for at the 28th Golden Melody Awards

Musicians across the Chinese-language world will gather in Taipei on Saturday to vie for the top honors at the annual Golden Melody Awards, the biggest music awards show in Taiwan. Many viewers are...

Black rapper 'Famous' releases music video shot in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- JUNO (Canadian Grammy's) nominated rapper "Famous" last week released what he describes as the first music video filmed in Taiwan featuring an established black a...

115 celebrities to feature in “See Through” wall against homophobia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 115 celebrities will be featured on a giant “See Through” wall to be erected at the Huashan 1914 Creative Park in Taipei City on Thursday to mark th...

Eight female Asian singers join forces against homophobia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Eight top female singers from the Chinese-speaking part of Asia are joining forces to sing “We Are One,” a song dedicated to the May 17 International Day again...

Taiwan Navy eyes helicopter carrier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The navy revealed plans for a proposed helicopter carrier at a naval indigenous shipbuilding exhibition in Keelung Harbor yesterday. The navy detailed its plans to build wh...

Jolin to lead pop stars in support of same-sex marriage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pop diva Jolin Tsai will lead up to a hundred entertainers and stars in a recorded message at Saturday’s music festival to support same-sex marriage, reports said. ...

Taipei Arena blacklists A-mei: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following reports that top pop stars like A-mei had been blacklisted by the Taipei Arena, Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je called Tuesday for an investigation and for objective...

A-mei donates NT$2 million to Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pop star A-mei was donating NT$2 million (US$62,000) for the reconstruction of her home region of Taitung County following the devastation caused by Typhoon Nepartak, reports sa...