Taiwan TV celeb’s son borrows NT$500,000 from sister for bomb threat fine, back in showbiz

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Rick Wu (吳睿軒), the 19-year-old son of entertainer Jacky Wu (吳宗憲), announced today that he borrowed the money to pay the NT$500,000 (US$16,250) he was slapped with last wee...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - August 25

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Top news this week includes Canadian male English teacher dismembered in New Taipei; TV celeb Jacky Wu's son threatens to bomb Taipei City Hall; Taiwan sever...

Taiwan TV celeb’s son slapped with fine and suspended charges for bomb threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Rick Wu (吳睿軒), the 19-year-old son of entertainer Jacky Wu (吳宗憲), will have to pay a fine of NT$500,000 (US$16,250) but will have charges of endangering public safety susp...

Taiwan TV star Jacky Wu apologizes for bomb threat, says son will step down from entertainment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At a press conference yesterday (Aug. 20), TV variety show host Jacky Wu (吳宗憲) apologized for a bomb threat on Taipei City Hall posted by his son Rick Wu (吳睿軒) and hi...

TV celeb Jacky Wu's son threatens to bomb Taipei City Hall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Rick Wu (吳睿軒), the 19-year-old son of TV star Jacky Wu (吳宗憲), is being investigated by police for threatening to blow up Taipei City Hall, leading the elder Wu to blast his son...

NBA MVP James Harden visits Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Newly crowned NBA MVP James Harden arrived at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport yesterday (July 4) as part of two-day trip to meet with fans in Taiwan, re...

Taiwanese singer Jam Hsiao to host 2018 Golden Melody Awards 

TAIPEI(Taiwan News) - Taiwanese singer Jam Hsiao will host the 2018 Golden Melody Awards (GMA) on June 23 at the Taipei Arena.  At a press conference May 22, Jam said that he didn't &...

Celebrity mom helping Taiwanese terrorism suspect get off with insanity defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Tso "Edward" Sun (孫安佐), the Taiwanese exchange student arrested two weeks for allegedly threatening to go on a shooting rampage in a private school in Pennsyl...

Rainie Yang 'Youth Lies Within' World Tour In Taipei attracts fans from all over the world

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- Rainie Yang makes her debut at Taipei Arena(台北小巨蛋) as her first stop for her 'Youth Lies Within' World Tour concert.  She rose from lifting platform to the to...

Jacky Wu takes credit for 80% WiFi access on bullet trains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Six months after entertainer Jacky Wu (吳宗憲) complained that Taiwan's high speed rail (HSR) system was sorely in need of WiFi, the Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp. (TH...

Talk of the Day - Restaurant chain under fire over alleged scandal

News surfaced on what could be another food scandal in Taiwan, this time involving a restaurant chain known for its spicy hot pot. The following are excerpts from local newspaper reports on th...

Variety talk show 'Here Comes KangXi' celebrates 10th anniversary

Taipei, Jan. 4 (CNA) Taiwanese variety talk show "Here Comes KangXi," an award-winning TV program popular in Chinese speaking communities worldwide, celebrated its 10th anniversary Friday. Firs...