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...

Lin Chun-ying wins Novel Award at 2018 Taiwan Literature Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The prize award ceremony of the 2018 Taiwan Literature Awards, which has a total purse of NT$2.4 million (about US$80,000), took place at the auditorium of the National Museum ...

Winners and selected works of 2018 Taiwan Literature Awards revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Winners and selected works of the 2018 Taiwan Literature Awards, which has a total purse of NT$2.4 million (about US$80,000), were unveiled on Nov. 21. A total of 141 litera...

Taichung Prefectural Hall to transform into contemporary art hub for Taiwan's artists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taichung Prefectural Hall (臺中州廳) will be transformed into a center dedicated to Taiwanese art as part of the Ministry of Culture’s effort to revitalize the centr...

175 museums, cultural venues across Taiwan free to public today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To celebrate Oct. 17 Taiwan Culture Day, 175 museums and cultural venues will be free and open to the public today, announced the Ministry of Culture (MOC) yesterday (Oct. 16)....

NMTL in southwestern Taiwan launches AI museum guide system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The National Museum of Taiwan Literature in Taiwan’s southwestern city of Tainan has launched a software package for a smartphone-based tour guide app as part of a nationwi...

Taiwan's Top 10 Museums

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is blessed with an abundance of museums offering insights into just about anything you can think of. They are popular with tourists and locals alike and many are highly ...

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...