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Taiwan's last preserver of Indigenous facial tattoos passes away

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The last registered preserver of Taiwanese Indigenous facial tattoos, Ipay Wilang, passed away on Saturday (June 18). President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) offered condolences i...

Photo of the Day: Ukrainian and Taiwanese cats team up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Ukrainian artist last week created this spray paint mural of a Ukrainian cat and a Taiwanese feline shaking their paws in solidarity. The artist who created the mural...

Photo of the Day: Virgin Mary with Indigenous Taiwanese tattoos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo of a church in New Taipei City has become popular on social media for showing a fusion of Western and Taiwanese cultures in a statue with indigenous tattoos. Ma...

All eyes on Taiwan's LÜCY

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There are millions of Lucys but only one LÜCY, a promising new singer-songwriting talent who was recently nominated at Taiwan’s Golden Indie Music Awards (GIMA)...

Asian American Journalists Association says Taiwan 'officially a province of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is drawing criticism for its style guide, which lists Taiwan as a "province of China" and ignores the presence ...

Indigenous cultural market opens in northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yilan Style, a market and exhibition space dedicated to Indigenous brands and products, opened in Yilan City on Saturday (Sept. 18). The market, located right next to Y...

National Tsing Hua University builds Taiwan's first Indigenous science base

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After founding Taiwan’s first Center for Indigenous Science Development (CISD), National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) is building a bamboo building that combines trad...

Taiwan opens its first digital orchestral concert hall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra's grand digital concert hall officially opened on Sunday (Aug. 1). The nation's first digital orchestral concert hall fea...

Taiwan Literature Awards announces finalists, winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL) has announced the finalists and winners of the 2021 Taiwan Literature Awards. A roster of 34 literary works written in M...

Taiwan appoints first Indigenous Army commander

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense announced on Thursday (June 24) that General Hsu Pen-pu (徐衍璞) has been promoted to Army commander, making him the first Indigenous person ...

Responding to International Mother Language Day, Taiwan builds an environment friendly to indigenous languages

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 23 February 2021 - In response to UN's call for the preservation of mother languages, International Mother Language Day -- Indigenous Language Revitalization Award ...

Taiwanese Atayal filmmaker recognized at France's Mobile Film Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A short film featuring a Taiwanese indigenous girl has won the Best Actress Award at the 2020 Mobile Film Festival (MFF), an event aimed at discovering budding talents in ...

Italian priest honored posthumously in Taiwan

Father Alberto Papa, an Italian priest who had served over four decades in Indigenous communities in Taiwan, was posthumously honored Saturday for his contribution to the preservation and promotion of...

What you should know about being Indigenous in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "I was in third grade when my dad brought the family back to the tribe; people were celebrating for a wedding. At that time, my grandpa, who lived in the tribe with o...

Media criticized for disrespecting indigenous outfit at Taiwan's Golden Bell Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several Taiwanese news outlets have sparked controversy over their reports on the indigenous outfit worn by youth program host Si Pangoyod (鍾家駿) at Saturday's (Sept. 2...