Taiwan presidential hopefuls urged to attend Tiananmen commemorative event

Taipei (CNA) - Several human rights groups called on presidential candidate hopefuls and political heavyweights Friday to attend an event next week to commemorate the 30th anniversary of China's T...

Taiwan Premier: CKS Memorial Hall should not be demolished, but repurposed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said on Tuesday that Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) should be converted into a space for different public use—rather than torn d...

Tourists flock to Taiwan’s CKS Memorial Hall as cherry trees blossom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Groups of travelers continue to gather in the grounds of Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall to witness the bloom of Taipei’s cherry blossoms as the Lunar New Year holiday...

Taiwan's White Terror victims urge speed up CKS Memorial Hall revision after slapping incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Representatives of the White Terror victims stood up on Thursday and denounced the use of violence, two days after Cultural Minister Cheng Li-chun (鄭麗君) was slapped in the face...

Taipei Metro issues Year of the Pig one-day passes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the Lunar New Year less than two weeks away, Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) has issued a pair of commemorative tickets for the Year of the Pig of the Chinese...

Artist KAWS showcases giant 'Companion' figure at Taipei CKS Memorial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. artist and designer known as KAWS revealed his largest work of his signature character “Companion” in Taipei on Friday, Jan. 17. The 36 meter long ...

Taiwan CKS Memorial Hall revision and transformation plan handed to Executive Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture (MOC) submitted a planning report for the revision and transformation of Chiang Kai-shek (CKS) Memorial Hall to the Executive Yuan today. UDN re...

Commission urges end to honor guards at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of a list of authoritarian items to be removed from the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, the Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) yesterday (Dec. 17) called for the abol...

Taiwan's Ministry of Nat. Defense rebuffs Transitional Justice Commission proposals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –The Executive Yuan’s Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) held a meeting on Monday, Dec. 17 to mark the release of a biannual progress report on the work of pursuing...

Authoritarian aspects of Taipei's CKS Memorial Hall should be eliminated, says TJC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Executive Yuan’s Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) has declared that the authoritarian characteristics of Chiang Kai-shek (CKS) Memorial Hall ought to be eli...

Taipei’s Guling Street Books and Creativity Bazaar to take place Dec 15 – 16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2018 edition of Guling Street Books and Creativity Bazaar, a closed-street annual marketplace boasting indie books, used books, creative handicrafts, and talk shows, will t...

Explore contemporary photography from Taiwan and around the world at Taipei Photo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2018 Taipei International Photography Exhibition (Taipei Photo) opened Saturday (Oct. 20) at Chiang Kai-shek (CKS) Memorial Hall in Taipei. Nearly 780 photos from loca...

National Day parade float carnival to arrive at CKS Memorial Hall in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A parade float carnival and a treasure hunt will be taking place at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall between Oct. 10 and 14 as part of the National Day celebrations in Taiwan...

Photo of the Day: Chiang Kai-shek Memorial glows at night in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese photographer posted this photo of the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall lit up at night on the social media site Reddit on July 10. Treston Chen (陳思翰), who graduate...

'Treasures of the Natural World' exhibit opens in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Natural History Museum of London has opened a special exhibit in Taipei as part of their “Treasures of the Natural World” exhibition tour. Until September 19...