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2020 Taiwan's Golden Melody Awards: Winners list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Golden Melody Awards (GMA) ceremony at Taipei Music Center on Saturday (Oct. 3) was originally slated for July but postponed owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. Th...

Taiwan's Golden Melody Awards ceremony set to sparkle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The 2020 Golden Melody Awards ceremony is to take place at Taipei Music Center from 7 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 3). Known as Taiwan's Grammys, the Golden Melody Awards ...

Taiwan's Golden Melody Awards for music to rock on Saturday

The 2020 Golden Melody Awards for music, Taiwan's equivalent of the Grammys, will be held Saturday in Taipei, with over 160 nominated entries vying for 27 awards. A total of 1,348 albums and ex...

"The Bridge" By Double Vision Crosses Over Into Award Territory

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 31 August 2020 - The second season of "The Bridge" by Malaysian production company Double Vision was recently nominated for four categories includin...

Working at home tests family atmosphere of TV morning shows

NEW YORK (AP) — For all the planning that went into “CBS This Morning” putting on a broadcast with its anchors working remotely, no one thought about the pillow. It sat — slightly cr...

Taiwanese traveler to Philippines tests positive for Wuhan virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's 44th case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) tested positive for the disease after falling ill during a trip to the Philippines. The 44th case traveled to the...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese mascot coins acronym for coronavirus tips - WUHAN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A humorous acronym devised by the makers of cartoon dog Shiba Inu (總柴) has quickly become a viral meme in Taiwan. To help Taiwanese protect themselves from the novel co...

Rocker Ozzy Osbourne announces Parkinson's diagnosis

NEW YORK (AP) — Rocker Ozzy Osbourne says that he's been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, a nervous system disorder that affects movement. The 71-year-old Grammy winner and forme...

Gospel artist Kirk Franklin says he's boycotting Dove Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-winning gospel artist Kirk Franklin says he's boycotting the Gospel Music Association's Dove Awards after they edited out part of his acceptance speech earlier this mont...

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...

Concealed firearms bound for Taiwan intercepted in Manila

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A package bound for Taiwan containing firearms has been intercepted at the Philippines’ largest airport. ABS-CBN reports the package was falsely declared to custo...

Chinese student charged with assault after tossing tofu drink at Philippine cop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A female Chinese student has been indicted for assault after she hurled a tofu drink at a Philippine police officer in front of a Manila Metro Rail Transit (MRT) station. In...

Kevin Hart says he won't be hosting Academy Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Hart says he won't be hosting the Academy Awards. "No," was his response when asked Wednesday on ABC's "Good Morning America." Hart says it's too late to prepar...

Amis pop band fosters pride in indigenous melodies

Influences from Taiwan’s aboriginal music are emerging as a growing force in the nation’s pop scene. One of the main figures in that movement is Suana Emuy Cilangasan, a songwriter from th...

Taiwan indigenous musician sounds clarion call for cultural, environmental well-being

Sangpuy Katatepan Mavaliyw, a musician from Taiwan’s Pinuyumayan tribe, is cleareyed about the importance of environmental conservation, making it a central theme in his latest album “Yaan...