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Democracy activist brought to life for Taiwanese Cultural Association's centenary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese democracy pioneer Chiang Wei-shui (蔣渭水) has been brought to life through video capture technology as part of the Taiwanese Cultural Association's (TCA) 100th...

Taipei, New Taipei, Keelung to roll out joint street performer registration service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three cities in northern Taiwan are joining hands to make performing in public places easier with a new online registration system set to launch on March 1. Street arti...

Mayor hopes to see Paper Windmill Theatre relocate to Taoyuan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) would like to see the Paper Windmill Theatre relocate to Taoyuan City after the performance art troupe's studio in New Taipei City b...

The Latest: India reports nearly 10,000 new virus cases

NEW DELHI: India reported a new rise of nearly 10,000 coronavirus infections Wednesday, with a total caseload of 276,583, the fifth highest in the world. The Health Ministry confirme...

Small Iowa city agrees to plan for huge federal ghost town

KNOXVILLE, Iowa (AP) — After watching for more than a decade as a once busy Veterans Affairs campus deteriorated into a sprawling ghost town of crumbling brick buildings, leaders of a small Iowa city ...

Taipei 228 Museum named as cultural asset

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National 228 Memorial Museum and Taiwan's first radio broadcast station, "Taiwan Hōsō Kyōkai" (THK), were named as cultural assets in Taipei by the Burea...

Stars come out for free concert of Taiwanese classics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A free concert of classical Taiwanese songs is set to take place in Taoyuan’s Zhongli District on Oct. 26 and will feature several celebrated singers, according to a...

Taiwan public-private sector efforts revitalize Daxi’s cultural heritage

Remnants of Daxi’s days as a prosperous port abound as one traverses the streets of its downtown area. Located in the northern metropolis of Taoyuan, the district made a name for itself during J...

Taipei, Perth ink art MOU to mark 20-year sister city bond

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei and Perth on Thursday (July 25) inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on cooperation on culture and art, including visual and performance art and cinema, to mar...

Asian Industrial Heritage Conservation forum aims to preserve Taiwan railways

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The second forum on Asian Industrial Heritage Conservation, which has a railways theme, was up and running in Chiayi City on Tuesday (July 2) and will carry on until Wedne...

Songshan Cultural and Creative Park bolsters Taipei’s arts scene

In May or June each year, thousands of university design students from across Taiwan gather at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park in Taipei City to display their graduation projects. Organized by SCC...

Daxi residents feel robbed by Kaohsiung’s promotion of Fong Fei-fei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Some residents of Daxi, Taoyuan, feel robbed by Kaohsiung City Government’s abrupt promotion of Taiwan’s legendary singer Fong Fei-fei (鳳飛飛), saying that Daxi ...

Free Admission: Taoyuan Iron Rose Music Festival to feature Jam Hsiao & Bobby Chen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taoyuan City Government announced at a Nov. 2 press conference the bands and musicians who will perform in the largest musical event for Taoyuan this year, with such superst...

Taiwan tea house brews up heady cultural preservation strategy

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The Sin Hong Choon building, nestled amid the bustling streets of Dadaocheng in Datong—one of Taipei’s oldest districts—embodies the city’s capacity fo...

Taipei Fashion Week to debut with outdoor runway show tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first ever “Taipei Fashion Week” is descending upon downtown Taipei tonight (Oct. 13) in a collaboration between the City’s Department of Cultural Af...