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Taiwan drama 'Gold Leaf' comes under fire for 'twisting historical facts'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — “Gold Leaf,” a historical drama set in 1950s Taiwan, has sparked controversy for misrepresenting the parties responsible for the birth of the New Taiwan dollar...

Rural schools on Taiwan's Penghu Islands hold rare sports meet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Students from eight schools on Taiwan's Penghu Islands on Wednesday (April 28) competed in a joint sports event, the first of its kind ever held in the archipelagic co...

NTNU to build new dorm for international students

National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) said Tuesday it will spend about NT$600 million (US$20.05 million) to construct a new dormitory to accommodate international students. The building, which i...

Malaysian officials in Taiwan to boost Chinese language exchanges

A group of Malaysian education officials was in Taipei on Monday on an exchange program organized by the Ministry of Education (MOE) aimed at promoting greater cooperation on Chinese language instruct...

Taiwan plans to have 5,000 English teachers trained by 2030

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To achieve former Premier William Lai's (賴清德) plan to make Taiwan a Chinese-English bilingual country by the year 2030, the Ministry of Education (MOE) is planning to train...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, January 4 - 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For those of you looking for something interesting to do in Taipei the start of 2019, here are a few options to consider over the next week, Jan. 4 to Jan. 13. The offi...

Scholar: Chiang Kai-shek is most responsible for Taiwan's diplomatic isolation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - While Beijing is escalating its bullying of Taiwan by excluding the country's presence in as many international conferences and sports events as it can, a scholar said blunt...

Video by American grad student covers all the 'Things to do in Taipei'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American master's student currently living in Taipei has created a humorous video introducing many of the major sights and sounds of Taiwan's capital city. Andrew...

'White Wolf' presents Mayor's Award at Taipei elementary graduation ceremony, causes outrage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The well-known and controversial figure of the “White Wolf” (白狼), a notorious gangster turned pro-China politician is grabbing headlines for his involvement in...

Taiwanese-Italian Soprano Chu Tai-li holds farewell Christmas concert in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese-Italian Soprano Chu Tai-li is presenting “A Diva X’mas & Ravel 80th Celebration” with the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra at the Northern Mia...

Taiwan Ministry of Culture to call National Culture Congress

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to reverse past Taiwanese governments’ emphasis on economic development, Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) announced Wednesday she would call a National...