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Taiwan Women's Art Association to host three-month exhibition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Women's Art Association will host an exhibition in Taitung to focus on female artists from around the world for three months beginning in June 2022. On ...

2500-year-old human remains excavated during rail construction in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two sets of human remains unearthed in February of this year during a Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) elevation construction in Chiayi City have been excavated and se...

Taiwan's long awaited Museum of Archeology opens with a flourish

TAINAN (Taiwan News) – Museum of Archeology, Taiwan Branch of National Museum of Prehistory (南科考古館) opened Saturday (Oct. 19) in Tainan. It has taken 24 years of preparation for the Museum of...

Video shows canoe crew successfully complete voyage from Taiwan to Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A team of Taiwanese and Japanese researchers who set out on a voyage by dugout canoe on Sunday (July 7) to test a theory that ancient Taiwanese people migrated to southern Japa...

Crew sets out in canoe to test theory ancient Taiwanese migrated to Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Team of Taiwanese and Japanese researchers set out on a voyage by dug-out canoe on Sunday (July 7) to test a theory that ancient Taiwanese people migrated to southern Japanese ...

Team to paddle from Taiwan to Japan in wooden dugout canoe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After failing to reach Japan on bamboo rafts last year, researchers behind a Taiwan-Japan project to explore a sea route between Taiwan and Okinawa that may have been traveled ...

National Museum of Prehistory’s newest branch enjoys soft opening in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The third branch of the National Museum of Prehistory began its soft opening in Tainan City on Dec. 26, with the museum to fully open to the public in early 2019. The m...

Taiwan institutions to mark International Museum Day with free entry, special events

More than 40 institutions across Taiwan will offer free entry and host special events May 18 to mark International Museum Day. Many of the country’s leading artistic, historical and scientif...

Contemporary indigenous music exhibition opens in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Contemporary Indigenous Music Exhibition opened at Taitung’s National Museum of Prehistory on Friday, Feb. 9. The exhibition is entitled “The Solace of Mu...

International Austronesian Conference kicks off in Taipei

The International Austronesian Conference got underway Nov. 13 in Taipei City, reaffirming the government’s commitment to promoting the development of indigenous peoples throughout Southeast Asi...

Birthplace of Austronesians is Taiwan, capital was Taitung: Scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A growing number of scholars from various fields both domestically and abroad are coming to the conclusion that Taiwan is the birthplace of the Austronesian people and language...

Okinawans may have originated from Taiwan

Taipei (Taiwan News)—The first people that set foot on Okinawa, an island in Japan, more than 30,000 years ago, might have sailed there on bamboo rafts from Taiwan, according to studies by Japan...