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Taiwanese talent agents required to uphold Chinese constitution while working in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese talent agents will have to uphold the constitution of China to be able to work in that country, according to a new directive. The guideline mandates that indi...

Vietnamese Film Week set for EXPO 2020 Dubai

DUBAI, UAE - Media OutReach - 23 December 2021 - Vietnamese Film Week at EXPO 2020 Dubai is set to showcase Viet Nam's unique culture and landscapes to international audiences in a not-to-be-missed,...

Viet Nam set to stage elaborate performances for National Day at EXPO 2020

DUBAI, UAE - Media OutReach - 23 December 2021 - On December 30, Viet Nam will take center stage in Dubai with a vast array of activities to mark Viet Nam National Day at EXPO 2020, including a gra...

Taiwan-France coproduced film 'Pour la France' begins shooting in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French director Rachid Hami’s second feature film “Pour la France,” featuring Taiwanese actress Vivian Sung (宋芸樺), held its production commencement cerem...

Taiwan European Film Festival opens with Slovakian film 'Let There be Light'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 Taiwan European Film Festival (TEFF) opened Wednesday evening (Dec. 8) with a lively opening ceremony and a special showing of the Slovakian film “Let There...

2022 Taipei International Book Exhibition to take place in two venues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) will feature French literature and take place in two venues from June 2 next year. TIBE will celebrate its 30th edition ...

Argentine movement tries to make Black heritage more visible

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — It wasn’t until Julia Cohen Ribeiro moved to Argentina that she discovered she was Black. Her hair was curly, but her skin was light. She had never id...

American NTU student wins Mandarin speech contest in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American student who has only been in Taiwan for a little over two months took first place in a Mandarin public speaking contest. On Tuesday (Nov. 16), 33 foreign st...

Taiwan’s literary figures gather at Golden Book Award ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Literature Awards held its Golden Book Award ceremony on Saturday (Nov. 13), during which “Farewell” author Chung Wen-yin (鍾文音) received her grand p...

Augmented reality project brings Olympics birthplace to life

OLYMPIA, Greece (AP) — What would it be like to walk around the ancient religious sanctuary of Olympia when the Olympic Games were held? An unusual partnership between Microsoft and ...

Miniature of Taian Hospital commemorates Taiwanese Cultural Association's centenary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Taiwanese Cultural Association (TCA), the Chiang Wei-shui’s Cultural Foundation has unveiled a 1:18 model of Taian Hospital...

Taiwan's top comic book award goes to 'Crouching Lion in a Bookstore'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The grand prize for Taiwan's 12th Golden Comic Awards has been awarded to artist Xiaodao (小島) for her work "Crouching Lion in a Bookstore" (獅子藏匿的書屋). She ...

Sudan military leader fires 6 diplomats who criticized coup

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s strongman fired at least six ambassadors, including the envoys to the U.S., the European Union and France, after they condemned the military's takeover of the country, a military ...

Warsaw court bans far-right march, nationalists plan appeal

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish court on Wednesday upheld the Warsaw mayor's ban on an annual march organized by nationalists on Poland's Independence Day, but organizers pledged to appeal the ruling a...

Sudan general: PM detained in coup held for his own safety

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s ruling general said Tuesday the prime minister he deposed in a coup was being held for his own safety and would likely be released soon. But he warned that other members of the di...