Ultra Music Festival to return to Taiwan in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ultra Music Festival is set to make an unexpected return to Taiwan next month and will feature spectacular stages and popular EDM headliners in the country's capit...

Shows canceled as virus outbreak spooks Asian entertainers

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Concerts and shows are being canceled, not just in China but across much of Asia, as a virus outbreak that has killed more than 300 people and reached more then 20 countries ...

Celebrity self-help book tops Eslite Bookstore Bestseller List

A self-help book by a famous Taiwan TV host topped the Eslite Bookstore Bestseller list for 2019, according to a report released by the popular bookstore chain on Wednesday (Dec. 4). The "Esli...

Taiwanese stars A-mei, Jolin Tsai react to passage of same-sex marriage law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Top Taiwanese entertainers, including A-mei (張惠妹) and Jolin Tsai (蔡依林), have reacted with joy on social media in response to today's (May 17) passage of Taiwan's same-s...

Taiwan singer Jolin's 'Ugly Beauty' nominated for 7 Golden Melody awards

Music and music video from the Taiwanese singer Jolin Tsai's (蔡依林)'s 14th music studio album "Ugly Beauty" have been nominated for awards in seven categories in this year's Golde...

Taiwan popstar Jolin Tsai to join Namie Amuro at final concert in Okinawa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Before Japanese pop superstar Namie Amuro (安室奈美惠) retires Sunday, Taiwanese colleague Jolin Tsai (蔡依林) will appear at her goodbye concert on her native island of Okinawa S...

Taiwan pop superstar Jolin Tsai close to recovery, but August concerts canceled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pop superstar Jolin Tsai (蔡依林) has been discussing work plans for the month of March, but concerts originally expected for August will not take place until next year, repo...

Taiwan pop superstar Jolin Tsai in hospital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pop superstar Jolin Tsai (蔡依林) was forced to cancel a trip to Milan Fashion Week as she had to stay in hospital due to a case of acute gastroenteritis, the Apple Daily rep...

2017 Top popular Mandarin songs that cannot be missed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As 2017 is about to wrap up, how many Mandarin songs have been on your playlist so far? Let's take a look at Mandopop with the most popular songs in Taiwan as compiled...

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei hosted A Venetian Masquerade Charity Gala

On the evening of 2 December 2017, Mandarin Oriental, Taipei and WE People magazine hosted A Venetian Masquerade Charity Gala at the hotel’s Grand Ballroom. Nearly 400 valued guests, high-end so...

Top 5 highest-earning Taiwanese singers in 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pop superstar Jay Chou (周杰倫) keeps his crown at the top spot on the list of the highest-earning singers in Taiwan for 2017, announced on Tuesday. The Chinese-language A...

Local, Taiwan-American designers to feature in New York fashion show

Five Taiwan and Taiwan-American designers are set to feature their works Sept. 23 at the AsianInNY 2017 Fashion Show, New York City’s largest event focusing on the works of Asian fashionistas, a...

Taiwan pop star Jolin Tsai to move from gay to women’s issues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pop star Jolin Tsai (蔡依林) told a Billboard interview that now that same-sex marriage is about to be introduced in Taiwan, her next album will turn to social and mental iss...

Black rapper 'Famous' releases music video shot in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- JUNO (Canadian Grammy's) nominated rapper "Famous" last week released what he describes as the first music video filmed in Taiwan featuring an established black a...

Jolin Tsai baked mummy cake for Tom Cruise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tom Cruise spent Wednesday and Thursday in Taipei to promote his new movie “The Mummy,” but apart from a news conference and an official premiere, little was s...