Taiwan Supreme Court ruling sets stage for murderer to once again face death penalty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese Supreme Court on Monday (Oct. 26) decided to revoke the life sentence for Chen Po-chien (陳伯謙), the defendant in the Huashan murder case. The ruling sends ...

Free memorial concert for Alien Huang slated for Oct. 6 in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A free memorial concert for Taiwanese entertainer Alien Huang (黃鴻升), who died suddenly at the age of 36 last week from aortic dissection, will be held in Taipei on Oct. 6....

Visit Taipei's best creative parks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While night markets are on every tourist’s must-see list when they come to Taiwan, creative parks — cultural and recreational developments often found in the o...

Taiwan new choreographer dance project marks 10th year with new shows

A dance project launched by an award-winning choreographer in 2011 to bring Taiwanese dancers at home and overseas together is celebrating its 10th anniversary with two series of shows being prepared ...

Hongkongers top real estate buyers in Taiwan amid Beijing crackdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hongkongers were the largest group of foreigners purchasing land and buildings in Taiwan last year as many seek to immigrate to the country amid Beijing's violent crac...

Taipei Huashan killer escapes death sentence in second trial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The man who nearly two years ago, murdered and dismembered a female member of an archery class he organized and taught on the lawn of Taipei's Huashan 1914 Creative Pa...

Taiwanese young people share results of cultural exchanges

Taiwanese young people who visited countries in Southeast Asia, South Asia, and West Asia to take part in cultural exchanges through government-subsidized programs shared experiences of their trips in...

Art installation in S. Taiwan recognized at 2019 Landscape Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "Greetings from the Whale," a public art piece in Tainan, has received honorable mention in the Special Themes category at the 2019 Taiwan Landscape Awards after...

Weekend fair to feature immigrant women in startup businesses

Immigrant women in Taiwan who are running startup businesses or aspire to do so will take center stage this weekend at a fair in Taipei, the Foundation for Women's Rights Promotion and Development...

Taiwan, US jointly hold women’s empowerment expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first Talent Circulation Alliance — Women's Empowerment Expo (W-Expo) opened at Huashan 1914 Creative Park in Taipei on Thursday (Nov. 21). The event seek...

Tizzy Bac beer celebrates 20th anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan indie rock band Tizzy Bac is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the launch of a craft beer and a concert at the end of the year. Tizzy Bac veterans include vo...

Taipei to host international film festival on women's issues in October

A total of 75 films will be screened at the 26th Women Make Waves International Film Festival in Taipei next month to raise awareness and focus on issues that affect women and society, the organizers ...

Fine Art Asia 2020 in Taipei for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fine Art Asia 2019 and Ink Asia 2019 will take place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center from Oct. 4-7, while Fine Art Asia 2020 will be hosted by Taipei for...

Taiwan’s designer products shine at NY NOW

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ten designer brands have come together to represent Fresh Taiwan and are exhibiting their products at the summer 2019 edition of NY NOW summer market, which is taking place fro...

Upcoming events in Taipei, August 8-18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It is now halfway into the summer vacation, which means that kids might be feeling bored at home and parents are running out of plans. Nevertheless, there is still a lot t...