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Police officer falls to his death posing for photos on C. Taiwan’s Huoyanshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New Taipei policeman was found dead after falling into a ravine on central Taiwan’s Huoyanshan (火炎山) on Friday (April 17) while posing for photos, CNA reported. ...

Visitors seen venturing into dangerous areas on C. Taiwan's Huoyanshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As panic over the novel coronavirus grips Taiwan, the number of people going out to hike in the great outdoors has surged, including some who have ignored warning signs an...

Giant Taiwanese lantern appears in Japan’s Aomori Nebuta Matsuri 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A giant Taiwanese lantern was included in the Aomori Nebuta Matsuri, an annual festival in northeastern Japan, from Aug. 2 to 7 to promote tourism to Taiwan, the Central N...

Taiwanese musicians turn classic literature into modern theatrical musical

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese musician Harlem Yu (庾澄慶) launches theatrical performance of “Journey to the West- Uprise of the Young Devil” to commemorate the 30th anniversary of h...

Han compares himself to Monkey King, Lai warns of China's 'Buddha Palm'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) compared himself to the Monkey King when brushing off criticism from Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate William La...

Amateur Taiwanese culinary artist wins gold for her elaborate edible creation in international competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A housewife from Taiwan has had her unique culinary talents showcased to the world after winning gold in a Luxembourg food competition. Huang Chiu-chi (黃秋娥) is an amate...

Photo of the Day: Monkey King seen riding YouBike in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A netizen on Monday post a photo on Breaking News Commune (爆料公社) of a person dressed like the Monkey King riding a YouBike in Taipei, while other sightings of the colorful char...

'Golden Melody' of Taiwan: Veterans, newcomers split top awards

Music veterans and newcomers on Saturday split the top awards at the 28th Golden Melody Awards, Taiwan's biggest music awards event. Taiwanese singer Sangpuy Katatepan (桑布伊), known for performi...

What to watch for at the 28th Golden Melody Awards

Musicians across the Chinese-language world will gather in Taipei on Saturday to vie for the top honors at the annual Golden Melody Awards, the biggest music awards show in Taiwan. Many viewers are...

Netizens dub lantern 'most creepy in Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A life-sized lantern sculpture of a girl with black, hollow eyes slowly rocking in a swing is generating buzz on social media in Taiwan for its creepy look that resembles "...

The Monk from Tang Dynasty transcends time

"The Monk from Tang Dynasty," an accredited theatre piece, will be performed "for the last time" at Cloud Gate Theatre in Tamsui, New Taipei City from April 22 to April 24. "The Monk from Tang Dyn...