Google Doodle celebrates Taiwanese singer Fong Fei-Fei's 66th birthday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Google Doodle celebrated what would be famous Taiwanese singer Fong Fei-Fei's (鳳飛飛) 66th birthday today were she still living. Fong Fei-fei was a popular Taiwanese singe...

Taiwanese celeb Rainie Yang engaged to Chinese crooner Li Ronghao

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese entertainer Rainie Yang (楊丞琳) officially became engaged to Chinese crooner Li Ronghao (李榮浩) after she accepted his proposal on his birthday today (July 11). While ...

Taiwan to ring in new era of mobile music streaming via Line Music

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The subscription-based music streaming service Line Music, slated to launch in Taiwan on Wednesday (July 10), is expected to unnerve both local and foreign competitors, i...

Jackie Chan says 'I don't know anything' about Hong Kong protests while in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Just as Hong Kong police were firing rubber bullets, bean bag rounds, tear gas, and water cannons at thousands of unarmed civilians in Hong Kong, Jackie Chan claimed to be igno...

China releases pop anthem to promote dystopian 'Social Credit System'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) Youth League recently sponsored a music video by the mando-pop group, TFBOYS (The Fighting Boys), and several other Chinese pop s...

Wang Leehom to perform free concert in Taipei's Da'an Forest Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese-American pop superstar Wang Leehom (王力宏) will perform a free concert at Da’an Forest Part in Taipei City on Jan. 1, 2019. The concert will begin at 6:00...

Norwegian Cruise Line to withdraw from China market after 'damas' eat away profits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Norwegian Cruise Line recently announced that it is planning to withdraw from the China market, and though it says it was part of a shift in its overall strategy, a recent pass...

Taiwanese girl group S.H.E has officially left their label agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The well-known Taiwanese girl group, S.H.E, officially left their label HIM International Music on Sunday, Sept. 30. The trio, who just held a free concert in Taipei to cele...

Taiwan's Kinmen to host International Music Festival in late July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Quemoy International Music Festival, featuring popular and up-and-coming artists spanning four concerts will take place in Jinning Township, Kinmen County from Ju...

Taiwanese teenager Chen-Li-nong debuts in Idol Producer 2018

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- 17-year-old Taiwanese teenager Chen Li-nong(陳立農) debuts as one of the nine members in the new Mandopop band-NINE PERCENT. He clinched second place with 20.44 million votes in ...

JJ Lin and Luis Fonsi release Mandarin-Spanish version of 'Despacito'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After taking the planet by storm with the smash hit dance song "Despacito" last year, the song's Puerto Rican creator Luis Fonsi and Taiwan-based Singaporean sing...

Jacky Cheung to perform 6 shows in Taipei Arena in April

TAIPEI(Taiwan News) - The superstar of Cantopop and Mandopop Jacky Cheung will be returning to Taiwan in April this year. Fans can look forward to the 2018 edition of Cheung's A Classic Tour ...

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...

All systems go for Taipei Universiade closing ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- "Taipei Loves You" is the theme for the 2017 Taipei Universiade closing ceremony which will be held at Taipei Stadium on Wednesday. "The show will leave a las...

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...