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Hong Kong drama bags nominations at Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s annual Golden Horse Awards kicked off Saturday with a Hong Kong drama receiving the most nominations for the Asian equivalent of the Academy Awards. Th...

Taiwan actors, films receive high praise ahead of 2021 Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards 2021, which takes place on Saturday (Nov. 27), will announce the winners online and at the in-person ceremony at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Ha...

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...

Golden Globes boosts Taiwan fashion label APUJAN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Golden Globes has highlighted Taiwanese actress Janet Hsieh’s (謝怡芬) stylish red carpet look at the 2021 Golden Bell Awards (GBA) as a fashion trendsetter. The...

Janet Hsieh's Audrey Hepburn look goes viral at Taiwan's Golden Bell Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At the 56th edition of the Golden Bell Awards, the Taiwan actress Janet Hsieh (謝怡芬) graced the red carpet dressed in a creation from APUJAN's latest collection. The...

Special exhibition launched for Indigenous Day in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate Taiwan's Indigenous Day, which takes place Aug. 1, the National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall has launched a special exhibition called "ita/kita, pow...

Taiwan's museums reopen with conditions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's major museums reopened on Tuesday (July 13) with the stipulation that people book ahead. Despite the extension of the Level 3 alert to July 26, some public...

2020 GOLDEN HORSE AWARDS: Full List of Winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 57th Golden Horse Awards Ceremony started 7 p.m. with the red carpet arrivals beginning at 5:30 p.m., at the National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall. Best Narrative ...

Taipei's Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall to undergo facelift

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall (國父紀念館) will embark on a grand overhaul next year that will inject life into the historical building, which has stood in Taipei for near...

'My Missing Valentine' leads Golden Horse Awards nominations

Taiwanese romantic comedy "My Missing Valentine" on Wednesday led the nominations for this year's Golden Horse Awards — the Chinese-speaking world's version of the Oscars &mdas...

Historic tours showcase work of veteran architect Dahong Wang in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall launched a series of summer touring events featuring architect Dahong Wang's (王大閎) works in Taipei. Taiwanese veteran arc...

Kiwi student wins Mandarin public speaking contest in Taipei

A language program student from New Zealand on Thursday won the top prize in a Mandarin public speaking contest in Taipei where foreign nationals described their experiences in Taiwan or shared other ...

Taiwan's Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall launches new painting to celebrate 47th anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall today (Thursday, May 16) unveiled a new painting entitled “Taiwan Scenery” (台灣風情) to celebrate its 47th birthday. ...

Taiwanese actress in China harassed for attending Shenyun performance 9 years ago

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An 18 year old Taiwanese actress and musician working in China, Ou-yang Nana (歐陽娜娜), has become a target of harassment by Chinese netizens, for her alleged support of Taiw...

Tibetan music and culture celebrated in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Nepal-born singer Kelsang Chukie Tethong and Taiwan’s U-Theatre percussion group wowed a sold out crowd with traditional Tibetan music, at National Dr. Sun Yat-sen M...