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Government media platform 'TaiwanPlus' goes live

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — TaiwanPlus, a free English-language streaming platform established by the Ministry of Culture (MOC) went live on Monday (Aug. 30). The over-the-top (OTT) platform offer...

Taiwan's museums reopen with conditions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's major museums reopened on Tuesday (July 13) with the stipulation that people book ahead. Despite the extension of the Level 3 alert to July 26, some public...

Biennale Architecture 2021 in Venice features Taiwanese architects

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Venice Biennale Architecture 2021 is featuring five projects from Taiwanese studio Divooe Zein Architects. “Primitive Migration to/from Taiwan,” an imme...

National Taiwan Museum's new immersive exhibition tells story of nation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan National Museum’s (NTM) new exhibition tells the story of the nation’s past and showcases the natural beauty of the land. The exhibition, titled &ldq...

National Center of Photography and Images opens in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Center of Photography and Images (NCPI) has finally come to fruition after years of careful planning by the Ministry of Culture (MOC), opening its doors in Ta...

Professor discovers new Taiwan species lobster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A professor at the National University of Tainan (NUTN) has discovered a species of lobster never before cataloged in Taiwan that has a brilliant red-and-white exterior. ...

Cartoonist brings Taiwan's extinct Formosan clouded leopard to life

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An award-winning Taiwanese cartoonist has paid tribute to the extinct Formosan clouded leopard with a comic book created in collaboration with the National Taiwan Museum (...

Taiwan restaurant owner apologizes for spreading CCTV image of Jay Chou

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The owner of a popular Italian restaurant in Taichung made an apology to the most popular Taiwanese Mandopop star, Jay Chou (周杰倫), after sharing a CCTV screengrab of Chou ...

39 venues offer hot deals for Taiwan Museum Pass holders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents and visitors in Taiwan are invited to use the Taiwan Museum Pass (愛臺灣博物館卡) for unlimited access to a dozen museums across the island country with the approach of...

Interactive steam locomotive exhibition to begin in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Railway Department Park of the National Taiwan Museum, which features exhibitions, will be opening in Beimen, Taipei on Tuesday (July 7). The national historic site...

National Taiwan Museum’s Railway Department Park to open July 7

TAIPEI(Taiwan News) — The National Taiwan Museum’s (NTM) Railway Department Park will be open to the public on Tuesday (July 7) with six historic national monuments on display. The 1.7-...

Black Lives Matter rally in Taipei joins surge of demonstrations worldwide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Taipei became a locus of solidarity as foreigners and locals alike on Sunday added their voices to hundreds of thousands of others around the world calling for an ...

A guide to visiting attractions in central Taiwan via near-free bus services

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taichung City rolled out the near-free bus services on Lunar New Year’s Day, the ball is now in visitors’ court—they have to decide whether to take ad...

NTM and Jane Goodall Institute to host wildlife carnival in Taipei

National Taiwan Museum (NTM) and the Jane Goodall Institute Taiwan will host a major wildlife conservation carnival in Taipei on Saturday as part of the international Roots & Shoots program, to en...

Australian Aboriginal bark art exhibition opens in Taipei

Over 100 pieces of Australian Aboriginal artwork painted on tree bark were shown at the opening of an exhibition in Taipei on Friday, to promote indigenous culture, according to the organizers. The...