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Taiwan's 'One-Armed Swordsman' Jimmy Wang dies aged 79

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The martial arts actor Jimmy Wang (王羽), best known for his role in the "One-Armed Swordsman," died on Tuesday morning (April 5) at the age of 79. Wang's d...

HAF Picks 28 In-Development Projects and 15 Work-in-Progress Projects, Runs Online for The Third Year

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 9 February 2022 - The Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum has shortlisted 28 in-development projects for its 20th anniversary edition (HAF20), which will run online ...

Golden Rooster nominees kindle Chinese appreciation for Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese netizens condemned the bad taste of China’s film industry in comparison to Taiwan’s following the Golden Rooster Awards’ announcement of nominees...

Hong Kong protest documentary wins at ‘home to free artists’ Golden Horse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) congratulated the Golden Horse Award winners following Saturday evening's (Nov. 27) ceremony, calling the award “home to all free ar...

'The Falls' wins big at Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Major winners of the 58th Golden Horse Awards shared their inspiration and behind-the-scene stories at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall ceremony in Taipei on Saturday (Nov. 2...

2021 Taiwan Golden Horse Awards full list of winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 58th Golden Horse Awards took place Saturday (Nov. 27) at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei and here is the full list of winners. Best Narrative Feature The Fall...

Stars shine on Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards red carpet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 58th Golden Horse Awards on Saturday (Nov. 27) at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall had a rocking red carpet despite the pouring rain outside. Bai Ling (白靈) participated la...

Hong Kong drama bags nominations at Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s annual Golden Horse Awards kicked off Saturday with a Hong Kong drama receiving the most nominations for the Asian equivalent of the Academy Awards. Th...

Taiwan's Mark Lee Ping-bing to succeed Ang Lee on Golden Horse committee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple award-winning cinematographer Mark Lee Ping-bing (李屏賓) will succeed Academy Award laureate Ang Lee (李安) as head of the Golden Horse Film Awards Executive Committe...

Taiwan actors, films receive high praise ahead of 2021 Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards 2021, which takes place on Saturday (Nov. 27), will announce the winners online and at the in-person ceremony at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Ha...

Global Taiwan Institute’s Taiwanese Film Week to screen 8 films online

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Global Taiwan Institute (GTI) is hosting its second Taiwanese Film Week, an online film festival featuring eight films and documentaries that runs from Oct. 1-9. Du...

Vancouver Taiwanese Film Festival goes virtual

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Vancouver Taiwanese Film Festival (VTFF) began on Sept. 10, featuring eight Taiwanese dramas in a 10-day online event. The opening films this year were the thriller...

New York Asian Film Festival celebrates Taiwan's Ghost Month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) has launched its "Taiwan Ghost Month Series." The film festival will screen over 60 films from Japan, South Korea, an...

Godfather of Taiwan cinema Li Hsing dies aged 91

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan director Li Hsing (李行), regarded as the godfather of Taiwan cinema, died of heart failure in Taipei on Thursday (Aug. 19), reported CNA. The revered filmmaker re...

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Asia Today: Cases in Japan hit record amid holiday travel TOKYO (AP) — The daily tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Japan hit a record for the fourth day at 2,508, the Health Ministry said ...