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TSMC could turn Kaohsiung into Taiwan’s southern tech hub

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is as critical to Taiwan’s prosperity as democracy, human rights, and bubble tea. Much has been written about the...

Taiwan's NPAC Chairman Henry Kao pushes for ESG art sponsorship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan National Performing Arts Center's (NPAC) new chairman Henry Kao (高志尚) aims to make sponsoring art events newly fashionable. The I-Mei Foods Co. chairman star...

Taiwan National Performing Arts Center chooses businessman Henry Kao as chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture announced Wednesday (March 30) that I-Mei Foods Co. Chairman Henry Kao (高志尚) had been elected as chairman of the National Performing Arts Center. ...

Lie down and relax with ‘Aerial Being’ in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Visitors are invited to relax and lie down on the grass along with a giant inflatable “human being” at the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) a...

Post-Lunar New Year festivals in Taiwan

When it comes to public celebrations of the Lunar New Year, Taiwan can sometimes feel a little underwhelming. While cities in other countries hold elaborate festivals, here the focus is largely on ...

Taiwan national bird takes center stage at 2022 lantern fest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2022 Taiwan Lantern Festival will for the first time feature “duel lantern themes” – a national bird of Taiwan and a light theater in the harbor city...

'Toy Story' concert to premiere worldwide in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese fans of "Toy Story" will soon have the opportunity to relive their childhood memories by attending a concert featuring clips and scores from the ever-p...

Taiwan's Weiwuying to stage three operas this year, starting with 'La Traviata'

The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts in March will present "La Traviata," one of the three opera productions it plans to stage this year, said its General and Artistic Director Chien W...

'Notre Dame de Paris' set to play two cities at once in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The classic French musical "Notre Dame de Paris" will be staged in two cities at once in Taiwan for the first time. Based on Victor Hugo's novel, "Th...

Weiwuying in southern Taiwan presents live concert program amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, or more commonly known as Weiwuying, has been lauded as one of a few that can put on shows normally in a world largely deprived...

Taiwan's Taichung Theater touts tech, wide appeal in upcoming festival

The National Taichung Theater will "walk the fine line between technology and art," with 10 programs covering a wide range of topics, in the Taiwan International Festival of Arts presented i...

Taiwan's Peking opera stars bring back adaptation of 'Medea'

Two of the top Peking opera actors in Taiwan, Wu Hsing-kuo (吳興國) and Wei Hai-min (魏海敏), are set to perform their 1994 adaptation of the Greek tragedy "Medea" in Taipei from Friday, according...

Russian ballet troupe leaves Taiwan after CECC waives quarantine

Forty-four members of the Moscow Classical Ballet, which had all its scheduled performances in Taiwan canceled after eight of its members tested positive for COVID-19 this week, left Taiwan on three s...

4 more Moscow Ballet members test positive for coronavirus in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Dec. 17) announced that four out of the eight new cases of Wuhan coronavirus are members of the Moscow Bal...

Moscow Ballet canceled in Taipei after 4 positive coronavirus tests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The opening night performance of the Moscow Classical Ballet has been canceled after four troupe members tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus on Wednesday (Dec. 16). ...