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Premier comments on Taiwan celebrities appearing in China propaganda video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Friday (March 26) commented on some Taiwanese celebrities' support for a Chinese propaganda video. Taiwanese actresses Nan...

Taiwan's president peeks at Nara Yoshitomo's heartwarming show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first solo exhibition for Japanese contemporary artist Nara Yoshitomo in Taiwan will kick off Friday (March 12) in Taipei. President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), Minister of...

Freedom and democracy cannot be traded: Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (Feb. 28) emphasized that Taiwan's freedom and democracy are not bargaining chips to be traded while speaking at a ceremony to c...

Taiwan president visits nation's last preserver of indigenous facial tattoos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Feb. 23) went to New Taipei City’s Zhonghe District to visit the last registered preserver of Taiwanese indigenous facial ta...

Taipei 101 displays messages on Taiwan-Japan friendship

The iconic Taipei 101 skyscraper on Saturday night (Jan. 23) began displaying LED messages to demonstrate the strong friendship between the people of Taiwan and Japan. The messages, in Chinese, suc...

Taiwan vice president expresses confidence in local creative industry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Wednesday (Nov. 18) attended the opening ceremony of the inaugural Taiwan Creative Content Fest (TCCF) and encouraged Taiwanese creato...

Independent bookstores in Taiwan close on Nov. 11 to protest e-commerce 'Singles' Day' book sales

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple independent, brick-and-mortar bookstores in Taiwan have closed their doors on "Singles' Day," which falls on Wednesday (Nov. 11), as part of a boyco...

80-year-old heritage garden to reopen in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Shoyoen Japanese Garden (逍遙園) in Kaohsiung will once again welcome visitors starting Sunday (Nov. 1) following the completion of its three-year renovation. Built in...

Art Taipei launches on Thursday without hitch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Art Taipei 2020, an art event that features 77 galleries worldwide and 11 forums, kicked off Thursday (Oct. 22) and runs through Sunday at hall one of the World Trade Cente...

Taiwan's Arts Fun voucher lucky winners announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The lucky winners of the second launch of the Arts Fun vouchers were announced on Tuesday (Sept. 8). Culture Minister Lee Yung-te (李永得) was in attendance for the online...

2.5 million people register for Taiwan's Arts Fun voucher 2.0 drawing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The amount of people registering for the Arts Fun 2.0 voucher drawing has reached 2.5 million as of Sept. 6. In order to give a boost to the arts in Taiwan during the C...

Czech Senate president to deliver speech at Taiwan's National Chengchi University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil will visit National Chengchi University Monday (Aug. 31) afternoon at 2 p.m. to deliver a speech. According to the itinerary, whic...

Taiwan's 'Turandot' biggest performance of the year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A performance of Puccini's opera "Turandot" by the National Kaohsiung Weiwuying (衛武營) Center for the Arts, on Friday night (Aug. 28) was the "world'...

Taiwan's Arts Fun vouchers launch event open for registration beginning Aug. 31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s second launch event for the Arts Fun vouchers will be open for registration beginning Monday (Aug. 31). Taiwan's Minister of Culture Lee Yung-te (李永得...

Taiwan's National Cultural Award ceremony held in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 39th National Cultural Award ceremony was held on Thursday (Aug. 20) at the Songshan Cultural and Creative Park. The Ministry of Culture had previously announced th...