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Memorial service held for Taiwan pundit Ken Chou

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A memorial service for Taiwanese pundit and author Ken Chou (范疇) was held on Thursday (Nov. 23) at Taipei’s Huashan 1914 Creative Park. Friends and fans of Chou g...

Taipei Art Book Fair brings Taiwanese and international artists to Huashan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Art Book Fair (草率季) is back for its seventh year at Huashan 1914 Creative Park with 420 exhibitors showcasing independent art, zines, and publishing from Taiwan...

Raffle launched to promote Taipei’s 20 information stations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Travelers are invited to visit Taipei’s 20 information stations and enroll in a raffle event for a chance to bring home accommodation vouchers. Visitors can colle...

Sundance Film Festival arrives in Taipei with star-studded cast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sundance Film Festival comes to Taiwan on Friday (Aug. 18) for a weekend of programming including feature films, a short film competition, and seminars for aspiring filmma...

Sundance Film Festival Asia comes to Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s Huashan 1914 Creative Park is the host next week of the 2023 Sundance Film Festival Asia. The previous installment of the film festival in 2022 was held ...

Heartwarming 'The Little Prince' exhibition debuts at Taipei 101

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An immersive exhibition featuring artworks by Steven Choi, the illustrator behind “The Little Prince” is set to open at Ambi Space One in Taipei 101, running u...

Taipei's SipSip Bar & Restaurant offers Asian fusion food journey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The stylish "SipSip Bar & Restaurant" in Taipei has opened at Huashan 1914 Creative Park after concluding its trial operation in June. Situated in a space...

Japanese saxophonist, Motoharu, brings death jazz to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Motoharu’s wild saxophone playing is central to what has been characterized as "death jazz," a wild, adrenaline-fueled ride careening between genres such a...

Taiwan charity beats expectations, buys 2 ambulances for Ukraine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A charity organization in Taiwan announced over the weekend that events aimed at crowdsourcing enough funds to buy a secondhand ambulance for Ukraine surpassed expectation...

Taipei Metro to add Korean to station announcements

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Passengers traveling on the Taipei MRT will start hearing broadcasts in Korean in late August as Taiwan sees an increasing number of tourists from South Korea. Station ...

EU festival in Taipei helps with fundraising for ambulance for Ukraine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A two-day European Union festival in Taipei City includes a campaign to raise money to send an ambulance to Ukraine, reports said Saturday (May 6). The May 6-7 Europe D...

Expats sketch their 'Visions of Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A psychedelic experience with a “Random” individual at Burning Man in 2007 was what brought Cincinnati-born Ray Hecht to Taiwan. This individual did not tur...

Taiwan's tallest coffee store opens for booking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Coffee shop “Simple Kaffa” will open its second flagship store “Simple Kaffa Sola” in Taipei 101, making it the tallest in Taiwan. Founded by th...

10 must-see exhibitions during Taiwan's Lunar New Year holidays

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan News has selected 10 exhibitions and pop-up stores across the nation during the Spring Festival, beginning on Jan. 20. Always for You Cai Kang-yong and his ...

Taipei school lunch provider feeds children week-old leftover soup

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The school lunch provider at Taipei’s Lixing Elementary School, Shang Chiang Foods Limited (上將食品有限公司), has been suspended after mistakenly delivering week-old leftov...