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China market turns frosty for Taiwan books, as tensions rise

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese author Iris Chiang hardly seems like the type whose work would be banned from publication in China. Yet four years after being sold to a Chinese publisher, her bo...

Taiwan Golden Melody Awards announces hosts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's prestigious Golden Melody Awards (GMA) announced Friday (Aug. 6) that Huang Lu Tzu Yin (黃路梓茵) would host the awards ceremony on Aug. 21. The GMA awards hav...

Taiwanese musician Abao celebrates Indigenous Day with Yo-Yo Ma

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Indigenous musician Abao (Aljenljeng Tjaluvie) teamed up with renowned American cellist Yo-Yo Ma (馬友友) to release a new song for National Indigenous Day on Aug. ...

Award-winning Taiwanese singer appears on Times Square billboard

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese singer Wei Ju-hsuan (魏如萱), aka Waa Wei, appeared on a giant Spotify billboard in New York's Times Square Thursday (July 22). The music platform released a...

Taiwan Golden Melody Awards winners to be announced in August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Culture on Monday (July 12) announced that the Golden Melody Awards ceremony will be hosted on Aug. 21. Taiwan's main musical awards show, ...

Taiwan Golden Melody Awards ceremony postponed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Culture on Wednesday (May 26) announced that the Golden Melody Awards ceremony would be postponed due to the pandemic. The ministry pointed o...

Taiwan 2021 Golden Melody Awards announces nominees

Taiwan's 32nd Golden Melody Awards (GMAs) announced today its list of nominees. This year, a total of 1,499 albums and 21,349 singles were submitted for consideration (151 albums and 1,888 sing...

Taiwanese singer Abao releases new album

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Having won the Golden Melody Awards (GMA) in 2020, indigenous Taiwanese singer Abao (Aljenljeng Tjaluvie) of the Paiwan tribe launched her own record company, Nanguaq. ...

Rapper in Taipei prepares for detention on return to Malaysia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a seven-month stay in Taiwan, popular Malaysian hip-hop artist Namewee predicted that he would be detained after returning home, in a sarcastic apology to the Malays...

South Taiwan's Kaohsiung Pride parade attracts over 60,000 in 11th year

More than 60,000 people took part in the 11th Kaohsiung Pride parade -- the largest crowd in its history -- under the theme of "We! Around You!" in the southern city Saturday, according to t...

Piano virtuoso returns to native Taiwan for twin concerts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Musical wunderkind Rueibin Chen (陳瑞斌) has returned to his birthplace to channel two Romantic era greats, marking the 250th birthday of Beethoven and 180th year since the b...

Yo-Yo Ma praises Taiwan in first live performance since February

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — World-renowned American cellist Yo-Yo Ma (馬友友) took the stage at the Taipei Music Center on Tuesday (Nov. 10) in his first live performance since February and praised Taiw...

Full text of President Tsai Ing-wen's Taiwan National Day address

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) delivered her National Day address Saturday, in which she stressed her administration's determination to safeguard Taiwan's national security and outlined the coun...

Taiwan indigenous singer Abao biggest winner at Golden Melody Awards

Indigenous Taiwanese singer Abao's "Kinakaian" ("Mother Tongue") emerged as the biggest winner at the 31st Golden Melody Awards in Taipei Saturday. "Kinakaian" won...

Taiwanese talent win top prizes at Golden Melody Awards

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese talent took home many of the top prizes Saturday at the island's annual Golden Melody Awards, which attracts celebrities and musicians from across the Chinese-speaking ...