Taiwan's HTC creates VR work inspired by Song Dynasty painting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Palace Museum has launched a new media art exhibition that features a virtual reality (VR) version of a renowned painting from the Song Dynasty and is underwa...

Filipino OFW shoots video showing 63 scenic sites in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino migrant worker vlogger has created a video documenting his travels to 63 scenic spots across Taiwan over the course of a year. Marc Peter Uy, 25, hails from ...

National Palace Museum to introduce new iTaiwan Museum Pass

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Palace Museum has issued a budget for the iTaiwan Museum Pass to provide unlimited museum access to Taiwanese citizens throughout the year with the pass sched...

Taiwan vice premier shows contempt for Han Kuo-yu campaign promises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Vice Premier Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) described KMT presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) proposal to let all university students study abroad free for a year as &ldq...

Taiwan talk show host goes on 10-minute tirade about Han

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — TV show host Arthur Hsieh (謝震武) went on a 10-minute tirade on TV in reaction to the Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate's many preposterous proposals on the campai...

Six tourist spots in Taipei certified as Muslim-friendly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After Taiwan was ranked the third most welcoming country on the Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI), published in April, six sightseeing spots in Taipei also received Muslim...

Guatemalan President-elect arrives in Taiwan for five-day visit

Guatemalan President-elect Alejandro Eduardo Giammattei arrived in Taiwan Sunday for a five-day visit, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). Giammattei, who takes office in January, ...

Museums offer free entry on Taiwan Culture Day

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)– There will be free admission to 202 venues on Taiwan Culture Day, Oct. 16, which marks the establishment of the Taiwanese Cultural Association (TCA) on Oct. 17, 1921, by Chi...

NT$4,500 in coupons with purchase of Taipei Metro Travel Pass, Joint Ticket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Getting hold of the Travel Pass or Joint Ticket is a convenient way for people to explore Taipei by MRT while saving money, and now there is an even more compelling reason...

Treasures of 17th century literati featured in Taiwan NPM exhibition

An exhibition featuring artifacts from 17th century China kicked off Sept. 28 at the National Palace Museum in Taipei City. “The Literati’s Ordinaries - A Proposal of Life from the 17th...

10 must-go arts and culture events taking place in Taiwan this October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is abounding with arts and culture this October, and Taiwan News has selected 10 must-go events happening across the island, from Taipei in the north to Kaohsiung i...

President Tsai meets with local Muslims, touts Taiwan’s Muslim-friendly environment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) invited Taiwanese Muslims to work with the government on fostering ties between the island and the Islamic world on Wednesday (Sept. 18). T...

Taiwan museums to exhibit at ICOM Kyoto

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The Chinese Association of Museums (CAM) will lead the National Taiwan Museum and National Palace Museum to the 25th edition of the general conference of the International ...

Taiwan’s National Palace Museum sets up guide training program for new immigrants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Due to the rising number of visitors from the New Southbound Policy countries, the National Palace Museum is setting up a program to train guides in Southeast Asian langua...

Taiwan’s designer products shine at NY NOW

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ten designer brands have come together to represent Fresh Taiwan and are exhibiting their products at the summer 2019 edition of NY NOW summer market, which is taking place fro...