Taiwanese director Doze Niu charged with sexual assault

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese director Doze Niu (鈕承澤) has been charged with sexually assaulting a staff member working on his newest film “Pao Ma,” AFP reports. The incident oc...

Taiwanese film director Niu's 'stupid man' comment over rape charge reminds netizens of Jackie Chan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- When being released on NT$1.5 million (US$48,500) bail after being charged with sexually assaulting a female staff member on his movie set, Taiwanese film director Doze Niu (鈕承...

Taiwanese film director Doze Niu being investigated for rape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- There was mass media chaos this morning as Taiwanese film director Doze Niu (鈕承澤) arrived at a police station in Taipei to respond to allegations that he had raped one of his f...

Apache to go on show Oct. 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Apache attack helicopter will go on show for the public on October 24 at the Zuoying Navy Base in Kaohsiung, the Ministry of National Defense announced Tuesday. The decisi...

In dire need of a security upgrade

The scandal started with the appearance on Facebook of pictures showing entertainer Janet Lee posing in front and in the cockpit of an Apache helicopter at an Army base in Longtan, Taoyuan City. The...

Taiwanese films to be screened at Berlin film festival

Berlin, Jan. 28 (CNA) Two Taiwanese films -- "Paradise in Service (????)" and "Thanatos, Drunk (?.???)" -- will be screened at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival, which will take place Feb. ...

Taiwan News Morning Briefing – November 10

Market & Commodity ■ Taiwan stock market (TWSE) opened up 37.21 points, or 0.42 percent, to 8949.83 on Monday, with turnover reaching NT$1.80 billion. (Taiwan News) ■ U.S. stocks ended the week wi...

Movie director will not appeal sentence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Movie director Doze Niu said Saturday he would not appeal against a suspended prison sentence and a fine he incurred for helping a Chinese national entering a Taiwanese naval ba...

Director convicted of taking Chinese national to naval base

Kaohsiung, Nov. 7 (CNA) Taiwanese film director Doze Niu was found guilty Friday of illegally taking a Chinese cinematographer to a Taiwanese naval base on a location-scouting trip for a film projec...

Film director Doze Niu gets suspended prison sentence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Kaohsiung District Court on Friday sentenced movie director Doze Niu to a five-month prison sentence or a fine of NT$150,000 (US$4,900), both suspended for two years, as a p...

Golden Horse nominations saw fierce competition: organizers

Taipei, Oct. 2 (CNA) The competition has been fierce for this year's Golden Horse Awards, organizers said, with major contenders like Taiwanese military drama "Paradise in Service" among the films ...

Taiwanese film nominated at Busan International Film Festival

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) Taiwanese film "(Sex) Appeal" has been nominated for an award in the New Currents section at the 19th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in South Korea. The 107-minu...