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Taiwan president to join rock star legislator's campaign rally and concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Heavy metal band frontman-turned-politician Freddy Lim (林昶佐) will stage a concert with his band, Chthonic, at Ketagalan Boulevard in Taipei on Saturday evening (Dec. 21) i...

Taiwanese rock star legislator quits party to run as independent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Rock star legislator Freddy Lim (林昶佐) announced Thursday (August 1) he was leaving the New Power Party (NPP) to run as an independent for the Legislative Yuan and to suppo...

Hong Kong activist Denise Ho attends Golden Melody Awards in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hong Kong activist and singer Denise Ho (何韻詩) appeared on the red carpet at the Golden Melody Awards in Taipei Saturday (June 29) night as the protests against the extradi...

Hong Kong refuses working visa for Taiwan rock band

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Rock band Chthonic (閃靈) canceled plans for a concert in Hong Kong after the territory failed to come up with a working visa, reports said Saturday. The lead singer with Chtho...

Japanese karaoke business to add Taiwanese pop songs across KTV outlets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Japanese karaoke business JOYSOUND announced that one hundred Taiwanese pop songs will be added to the song selection of its karaoke machines across its stores for thr...

Taiwan’s Top 8 Music Festivals

TAIPEI (Tawian News) -- Earlier this week, it was announced that a free two-day indigenous music festival will take place in Taitung this weekend. The festival, which will feature Chen Chen-nien (陳建年)...

Capturing ‘two sides of the coin’ of Freddy Lim’s life in the new film ‘Metal Politics Taiwan’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "Metal Politics Taiwan" depicts "two sides of the coin" referring to Freddy Lim, a metal rock star and a politician, both modern and traditional. ...

'Metal Politics Taiwan' documentary to screen in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – "Metal Politics Taiwan," a documentary about Taiwanese rock star and Taiwan's legislator Freddy Lim, is going to be screened for two days at the 2018 Urban N...

Taiwan rock star politician has complicated feelings about Trump: Washington Post

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese rock star and politician Freddy Lim (林昶佐) wants to build a better Taiwan but has “complicated” feelings about United States President Donald Trump, t...

China’s entertainment industry releases blacklist of fifty-five entertainers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A blacklist of 55 entertainers was recently released in China’s entertainment industry which includes entertainers from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and Korea. Many Chinese...

Young NPP rookies sworn in for the first time in Legislative history

The five elected New Power Party legislators were sworn in for the first time in Taiwan’s history, making them the third largest party at the Legislative Yuan after the Democratic Progressive Party wh...