National Museum of Taiwan Literature announces online game '1940'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL) on Friday (Nov. 20) has announced its upcoming online game "1940," which gives players the thrill of saving the w...

Taiwan Literature Awards for Books honors Kevin Chen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taiwan Literature Awards for Books (台灣文學金典獎) ceremony took place at the Hilton Taipei Sinban on Saturday (Nov. 14), awarding the NT$1 million (US$33,000) grand pr...

Taiwan's comfort women museum shutters, pins hopes on new location

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's first museum memorializing "comfort women," or women who were forced into sexual servitude by Imperial Japan in the years leading up to and during W...

Kevin Chen wins NT$1 million grand prize at Taiwan Literature Award for Books

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The winners of the 2020 Taiwan Literature Award for Books (台灣文學金典獎) were announced on Nov. 4, with Kevin Chen (陳思宏) winning the grand prize of NT$1 million (US$33,000) wit...

10 win 2020 Taiwan Literature Award's Creative Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 10 authors won the 2020 Taiwan Literature Award's Creative Awards for literary works in Mandarin, Taiwanese, and Hakka at a ceremony at the National Museum ...

Shortlist for Creative Awards of 2020 Taiwan Literature Award announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 27 literary works have been selected out of 118 entries for the final round of the 2020 Taiwan Literature Award's Creative Awards, with the award ceremony t...

'Real Friends, Real Progress': AIT recognizes Taiwan as true US friend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) wrapped up celebrations for its 40th year in Taiwan with the Digital Dialogue Public Forum on Friday (Jan. 17). In his opening ad...

Lin Chi-ling's wedding boosts tourism in Taiwan's old capital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sunday's wedding between Taiwan's favorite supermodel, Lin Chi-ling (林志玲) and Japanese boy band member Akira in Tainan, the hometown of Lin’s parents, booste...

2019 Taiwan Literature Award ceremony features industry networking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The awarding ceremony for the 2019 Taiwan Literature Award (臺灣文學金典獎) was held at Taipei Marriott Hotel on Tuesday (Nov. 12) in tandem with a networking event to better con...

Chang Guei-sing unveiled as Taiwan Literature Award winner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Malaysian novelist Chang Guei-sing (張貴興) is the winner of the Taiwan Literature Award 2019 and receives NT$100,000 in prize money for his book titled, “Wild Boars Cro...

Taiwan Literature Award announces shortlist of nominated works

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Taiwan Literature Award has announced its nomination shortlist, with the award ceremony taking place on Nov. 12. The National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL...

Bathroom literature exhibition in Taipei aims to promote gender equality

TAINAN (Taiwan News) — The National Museum of Taiwan Literature has launched a new exhibition called Reading in the Bathroom, which aims to raise awareness about gender equality. The latest e...

Scary tales from modern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The exhibition “Yao-Chi City” (妖氣都市) explores scary tales in modern times from Taiwan, through illustrations, installations and augmented reality works. Taki...

Taichung Prefectural Hall in central Taiwan designated as national historic monument

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taichung Prefectural Hall (台中州廳), now Taichung City Hall, has been successfully upgraded from a municipal historic monument to national status in Jan. this year. Taichung Ci...

MOC touts poetry collection for boosting Taiwan-Vietnam literary exchanges

A collection of poems by Taiwan author Wu Sheng translated into Vietnamese is helping enhance cultural and literary exchanges with the Southeast Asian country, according to the Ministry of Culture Mar...