Taiwan could fine Ou-yang NT$500,000 for singing at China National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to advertisements in China trumpeting that Taiwanese singers, including Nana Ou-yang (歐陽娜娜) will be performing on a TV special marking the communist regime'...

'Someday Or One Day' wins big at Taiwan's Golden Bell Awards

Time travel and mystery drama "Someday Or One Day" took four major prizes, including the award for Best Television Series, at the 55th Golden Bell Awards -- Taiwan's Emmys -- in Taipei o...

Stunning looks on the red carpet at Taiwan's Golden Bell Awards

Stunning gowns and head-turning looks made their way down the red carpet Saturday evening at the 55th Golden Bell Awards being held at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei. The event, Taiwan'...

Indigenous weaver certified as Taiwan 'national treasure'

Ljumiyang Pacekelj (許春美), a 72-year-old weaver from the indigenous Paiwan community in Pingtung County, was certified as a living "national treasure" by the Ministry of Culture for her skill...

Central News Agency to create online platform promoting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government-funded Central News Agency (CNA) has been commissioned by the Ministry of Culture (MOC) to create a precursor to an international online platform that promo...

Peru president faces impeachment vote amid pandemic turmoil

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra’s job is on the line Friday as opposition lawmakers push through an impeachment hearing criticized as a hasty and poorly timed ouster attempt in on...

New political turmoil hits Peru with dicey impeachment vote

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra is facing the threat of impeachment after the country’s opposition-controlled Congress agreed Friday to vote on his possible ouster just a day afte...

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...

New Turkish envoy eager to advance Taiwan-Turkey ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new head of the Turkish Trade Office in Taipei has been enjoying his new life in Taiwan and looks forward to advancing Taiwan-Turkey relations. Mr. Muhammed Berdibe...

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'...

Taipei Music Center opens after long construction period

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Music Center in Nankang District officially opened on Thursday (Aug. 27) with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), Culture Minister Li Yu...

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...

UNESCO warns historic Beirut buildings at risk of collapse

BEIRUT (AP) — The United Nations’ cultural agency said Thursday it will lead the international campaign for the recovery and restoration of Beirut's heritage, citing local officials who said that arou...