Lin Chi-ling's wedding boosts tourism in Taiwan's old capital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sunday's wedding between Taiwan's favorite supermodel, Lin Chi-ling (林志玲) and Japanese boy band member Akira in Tainan, the hometown of Lin’s parents, booste...

Taiwan supermodel Lin Chi-ling ties knot in Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese supermodel Lin Chi-ling (林志玲) tied the knot with Japanese boy band member Akira at a wedding held in the island nation’s southwestern city of Tainan on Sun...

S Taiwan museum to host wedding party for model and Japanese pop star

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The high-profile wedding party for local supermodel Lin Chi-ling (林志玲) and Japanese pop star Akira will take place between two buildings of the Tainan Art Museum in order ...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Tsai Ing-wen: Time for increased investment in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 15:35 Sept. 7, 2019 ] Terry G...

Taipei mayor says Chen Chu is 'a fat Han Kuo-yu'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In what appears to be a major slip of the tongue, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) referred to Presidential Office Secretary-General Chen Chu (陳菊) as "a fat Han Kuo-yu" (...

Taiwan supermodel Lin Chi-ling accuses media of privacy violation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Representatives of Taiwan supermodel Lin Chi-ling (林志玲) issued a statement on Tuesday (Aug. 20), accusing a celebrity gossip magazine of violating her privacy. The Mirr...

Taiwan supermodel Lin Chi-ling marries Japanese pop band Exile member Akira

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese supermodel Lin Chi-ling (林志玲) and Japanese pop band Exile member Akira announced on social media they had gotten married Thursday (June 6). The announcement s...

Taiwan model Lin Chi-ling features on Forbes Heroes of Philanthropy list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese model and actress Lin Chi-ling (林志玲) is the only celebrity to be featured on Forbes Magazine’s list of 40 Asian “Heroes of Philanthropy” for 20...

Taiwanese bands and entertainers donate to Hualien quake relief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese band Mayday reportedly donated NT$ 5 million on behalf of their agency B'in Music Co. Ltd for relief efforts in the aftermath of the deadly earthquake that hit Hu...

Model's battle with taxman leads to tax deductions for 5.39M workers

Taipei (Taiwan News)—Following the aftermath of model Novia Lin's (林若亞) win in which a judge ruled the NT$128,000 salary cap was unconstitutional, Taiwan's finance ministry is drafting a...

Helen Thanh Dao accuses her husband of long-term domestic violence and control

Entertainer Helen Thanh Dao on Wednesday accused her husband of domestic violence and filed for an order of protection days after her “true” personal background was revealed. Th...

Entertainer Helen Thanh Dao reveals personal secrets at press conference

Entertainer Helen Thanh Dao appeared at a press conference in Taipei on Sunday to reveal personal secrets such as she has been married and that she is a Vietnamese, not a mixed-blood. Thanh Dao...

Chiu Yi heads New Party at-large list: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The small pro-unification New Party surprised observers by putting outspoken former Kuomintang lawmaker Chiu Yi at the top of its at-large candidate list for the Legislative Yua...

Golden Horse Awards 2015

The 52nd Golden Horse Awards ceremony took place at the National Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei later Saturday. A total of 39 films competed for awards in 22 categories. The ceremony was ho...

Golden Horse Awards 2015

Taipei, Nov. 21 (CNA) The 52nd Golden Horse Awards ceremony is scheduled to take place at the National Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei later Saturday. A total of 39 films will compete...