Taiwanese young people share results of cultural exchanges

Taiwanese young people who visited countries in Southeast Asia, South Asia, and West Asia to take part in cultural exchanges through government-subsidized programs shared experiences of their trips in...

Celebrate the festivities at Mandarin Oriental Taipei

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei is arguably the most sophisticated address in the city and with a reputation for having one of the most Instagrammed Christmas trees in town. Embrace the season’s cele...

Africa to meet indigenous Taiwan at multicultural celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — African and indigenous Taiwanese cultures will collide in a cornucopia of art, music, dance, food, and fun for the whole family when Ethnik Grounds brings the month to a c...

Australia’s iconic rock Uluru scaled by final climbers

Nature seemed to be siding with indigenous Australians’ demand for Uluru to be respected as a sacred site on Friday when high winds threatened to prematurely end the generations-old tradition of...

Taiwan urges signing of MOU with US to combat disinformation

Taiwan's deputy National Security Council (NSC) chief on Tuesday called on the United States to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with his country as part of a joint effort to combat disinf...

Australian Aboriginal bark art exhibition opens in Taipei

Over 100 pieces of Australian Aboriginal artwork painted on tree bark were shown at the opening of an exhibition in Taipei on Friday, to promote indigenous culture, according to the organizers. The...

Bridge near central Taiwan's Shuanglong Waterfall to be inaugurated at year's end

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The construction of a new suspension bridge parallel to the existing one near Shuanglong Waterfall (雙龍瀑布), a popular tourist attraction in central Taiwan, is expected to b...

Taiwan's last Atayal woman with facial tattoos dies at 97

Lawa Piheg, the last woman in the Atayal indigenous tribe with their traditional facial tattoos, died Saturday at the age of 97 in Miaoli County, according to local councilor Yuma Baisu. Lawa was t...

Taiwan passport can now include names in Hoklo, Hakka, indigenous languages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Hoklo, Hakka, and indigenous names can now be included in Taiwanese passports. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) today (Aug. 15) said the Passport Act (護照條例) has amende...

Taiwanese Waves attracts record audience in New York

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese Waves took place at New York City's Central Park on August 3, attracting nearly 5,000 people, the most in the history of the event, according to the General Assoc...

Taiwan musicians to perform at SummerStage in New York

Three solo artists and a group are flying the flag for Taiwan at SummerStage, a large-scale arts festival running June 1 to Sept. 24 in New York. The talents will take the stage during Taiwanese W...

Taiwan's Amis Music Festival spotlights indigenous cultures

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Straddling the Coastal Mountain Range and Pacific Ocean, the village of Dulan in southeastern Taiwan’s Taitung County is among the best known settlements of the Amis ind...

Taiwan President Tsai celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

President Tsai Ing-wen said Aug. 1 that the government is committed to promoting the rights of Taiwan’s indigenous peoples and enhancing public awareness of their culture and history. Great s...

Mermaid to swim into Museum of Marine Science and Technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Mermaid diving performances will be held at the National Museum of Marine Science and Technology (NMMST) at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Aug. 3, 10, and 17. The performances wi...

Taiwan's Lanyu launches fund-raising for quake-hit Philippine island

Taipei, July 30 (CNA) The Tao tribe, the aboriginal residents of Lanyu off the coast of eastern Taiwan, has launched fund-raising for Batanes Islands in the Philippines, which was hit by an earthquake...