Taiwan TV host blames S. Korean reality shows for Godfrey Gao death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan TV entertainment star Jacky Wu (吳宗憲) said in an interview on Tuesday (Dec. 3) that South Korean TV shows should be blamed for the recent passing of Canadian-Taiwane...

Hong Konger complains to UK about China TV forced confession

LONDON (AP) — A former British Consulate employee in Hong Kong who says he was detained and tortured by Chinese police for information on protesters complained on Wednesday to U.K. regulators that Chi...

China's air pollution could have been factor in Taiwanese-Canadian actor's death: Doctor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke on Wednesday (Nov. 27) that a Taiwanese-Canadian actor and model had suddenly died of a heart attack, Taiwanese physician Su I-feng (蘇一峰) on Thursday (Nov...

Taiwanese-Canadian model-actor dies from heart attack on Chinese reality show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese-Canadian model and actor died from a heart attack on the set of a Chinese reality TV show early on Wednesday morning (Nov. 27). According to Maoyan Entertai...

Should Taiwanese basketball fans boycott the NBA?

KAOHSIUNG (Taipei News) — It seems like almost every week, a new international company, brand, or organization is falling over itself to apologize for hurting the feelings of citizens of the Peo...

Bus driver in Utah crash that killed 4 Chinese was 1st trip

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The driver of a tour bus that crashed near a national park in Utah, killing four Chinese tourists and injuring dozens more, was making his first trip for a company that only been...

Splitsville: Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing announces breakup with fiancé

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing took to Weibo on Thursday (June 27) to announce that she and her fiancé Li Chen have broken up. The celebrity power couple first met on...

Fox's Trish Regan faces off with CGTN host Liu Xin over US-China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After trading barbs over the U.S.-China trade war for weeks, FOX Business Network host Trish Regan faced-off with China Global Television Network's (CGTN's) Liu Xin in ...

American-Taiwanese actress apologizes for liking Instagram post calling Chinese tourists 'a-la̍k-á'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- American-Taiwanese actress Tiffany Ann Hsu (許瑋甯) found herself having to apologize to Chinese netizens on Thursday (April 11) after they caught her liking an Instagram post tha...

Popular Qing dynasty dramas censured by Chinese state media as 'eclipsing Xi's glory'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A post from Chinese state media Beijing Daily's microblog late on Friday has left Taiwanese and Hong Kong media, as well as Qing dynasty drama fans, in awe. Some popular dr...

Google releases top 10 search terms in Taiwan for 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Google yesterday (Dec. 12) released its Year in Search for 2018, including the results for Taiwan, which revealed that the World Cup, Chinese TV dramas, 2018 Taiwanese local el...

Taiwanese banned from hosting radio and TV shows in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s primary media supervisory agency under the State Council, the National Radio and Television Administration (NRTA), announced new regulations this week that a...

‘Sing China’ assaults raise more questions than answers

Last weekend saw violent altercations taking place at the National Taiwan University in Taipei during the recording of a Chinese TV talent show. On the face of it, it might seem unsurprising that an e...

In North Korea, a generation gap grows behind the propaganda

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — She dances beneath 10-foot portraits of two smiling dictators, a modern young woman in a central Pyongyang plaza who twirls to music calling on North Koreans to die for t...

WildAid documentaries bring stories of imperiled wildlife to Chinese viewers

(SHANGHAI/WILDAID) - Celebrity star power is helping raise awareness of the plight of endangered wildlife through a stunning new Chinese documentary series. The five-part film series was launched in S...