Taiwan rapper blasts WHO for excluding Taiwan during outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese rapper Dwagie (大支) has recorded a rap video that excoriates the World Health Organization (WHO) for excluding Taiwan to placate China as the Wuhan coronavirus sp...

Taiwan vice presidential candidate promises aerospace boom if elected

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice presidential hopeful and former Premier William Lai (賴清德) pledged Sunday (Dec. 22) that the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will invest in Taiwan's aerospace i...

Taiwanese pop stars stand up for Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The "Free Hong Kong" solidarity concert at Liberty Square in front of Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall on Sunday (Nov. 17) evening saw Taiwanese bands and the audie...

Malaysian rapper Namewee pens ode to Taiwan democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Just three days before the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, Malaysian rapper Namewee (黃明志) on Saturday (June 1) released his latest track boldly praising Taiw...

Taiwan National Palace Museum gathers together Hip-hop music, fashion, and dance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's National Palace Museum (NPM) and the General Association of Chinese Culture (GACC) planned the event titled Open Data Crossover Cultural Night: Hip Hop at NPM, wit...

First animal rights march takes place in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- About 150 people braved the rain and the cold on Sunday to attend Taiwan's first ever animal rights march. Dwagie (大支), a famous Taiwanese rapper, who’s also a veg...

What to watch for at the 28th Golden Melody Awards

Musicians across the Chinese-language world will gather in Taipei on Saturday to vie for the top honors at the annual Golden Melody Awards, the biggest music awards show in Taiwan. Many viewers are...

Black rapper 'Famous' releases music video shot in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- JUNO (Canadian Grammy's) nominated rapper "Famous" last week released what he describes as the first music video filmed in Taiwan featuring an established black a...

President Tsai raps about Taiwan in Dwagie video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is featured rapping in a song penned by the Taiwanese rapper Dwagie released last week to promote Taiwan to the international communit...

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...