Hong Kong director resigns from jury for Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards after China boycott

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong film director Johnnie To (杜琪峯) has resigned as the jury president of the 56th Golden Horse Awards after a boycott by Beijing led to the withdrawal of Chinese and...

China reportedly bans film companies from Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The real-life drama continues with the Golden Horse Awards ceremony following news that China may have issued a ban on Chinese companies participating in the event in the wake ...

GOLDEN HORSE: China's Zhang Yimou takes best director award

Renowned Chinese director and producer Zhang Yimou (張藝謀) on Saturday won the Golden Horse Award for best director with his historical film "Shadow" (影), which starred lead actor Deng Chao (鄧...

GOLDEN HORSE: Si Pangoyod wins best new performer award

Taiwan's Si Pangoyod (鍾家駿) on Saturday received the Golden Horse Award for best new performer for his role in the drama "Long Time No Sea" (只有大海知道) directed by Heather Tsui (崔永徽). In ...

Taiwan chooses ‘The Great Buddha+’ as its contender for foreign-language Oscar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The five Golden Horse award-winning film "The Great Buddha+" has been selected to be a contender at the 91st Academy Awards (Oscars) in the Best Foreign Language...

Taiwan's 'Godfather of Rock' Wu Bai having 25 year anniversary concert tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's "Godfather of Rock" Wu Bai (伍佰) and his band China Blue will be having its 25 year anniversary concert at the Taipei Arena tomorrow (June 30). The co...

Taiwan entertainer and philanthropist Sun Yueh dies, aged 87

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Movie star, comedian, anti-smoking activist and all-round charity volunteer Sun Yueh (孫越) passed away at the age of 87 Tuesday. Sun died of septicemia in combination wi...

Taiwanese film ‘The Great Buddha+’ to be presented at annual film festival in NYC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The five Golden Horse award-winning film "The Great Buddha+" from director Huang Hsin-yao has been selected to show on April 3-4 at the 2018 New Directors/New F...

Taiwan award-winning films exhibited at 28th Singapore International Film Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 28th Singapore International Film Festival exhibited a total of 96 films from Taiwan, which includes Golden Horse Award-nominated films Angels Wear White and the Great Bud...

54th Golden Horse Awards Red Carpet Ceremony at a glance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-- The 54th Golden Horse Awards red carpet ceremony was held at 5 p.m. Nominees of the awards were present for the red carpet ceremony. The Golden Horses, are the Oscars in the...

Netflix to launch the first Chinese-language original series from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American streaming platform Netflix announced on August 4 that it would launch its first Chinese-language original series, “Bardo” (擺渡身), from Taiwan in co...

Taipei 101 to pay tribute to Chi Po-lin with light display following his death

TAIPEI(Taiwan News) - A light display of the title of the highly-acclaimed documentary "Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above"(看見台灣) will be lit on the top of Taipei 101 Sunday evening, to pay tr...

Educator Jerry Martinson dies on eve of receiving Taiwan passport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – American Jesuit missionary, educator and award-winning television personality Jerry Martinson (丁松筠) died at 74, just before receiving a Taiwanese passport, reports said We...

GOLDEN HORSE AWARDS: China's Zhou Dongyu, Ma Sichun win best actress

Chinese actresses Zhou Dongyu and Ma Sichun on Saturday shared the Golden Horse Award for best lead actress with their performances in the romantic drama "Soul Mate", about the love and life...

Golden Horse Awards bring surprises with no clear frontrunner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Most of the winners of the 53rd edition of the Golden Horse Awards in Taipei Saturday were surprises which had not been tipped as ower struggle on a farm in the 1940s. ...