Public Television Service to launch online platform introducing Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Public Television Service (PTS) is rolling out an international online platform next year to introduce Taiwan to the world from a broad range of perspectives. The g...

24 pygmy killer whales found dead in S. Taiwan since April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two dozen pygmy killer whales have been found dead along the coasts of southern Taiwan since April. According to post-mortem examinations of the pygmy killer whales, wh...

HK actor Anthony Wong finishes quarantine in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Famed Hong Kong actor and pro-democracy activist Anthony Wong (黃秋生) on Tuesday (May 26) completed his 14-day quarantine and praised Taiwan's handling of the Wuhan coro...

Taiwan holds 'children only' press event on coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the first time ever, Health Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) held a “children only” press event, taking questions from elementary and junior high school stud...

Taiwan’s public broadcasting service recognized at Asian Academy Creative Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A public broadcasting institution in Taiwan has claimed three awards at the Asian Academy Creative Awards (AAA), a pillar of the Singapore Media Festival that celebrates e...

Taiwan Public TV director mysteriously arrested in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Teng Cho-ju (鄧卓儒), a director for a TV show produced by Taiwan's Public Television Service (PTS, 公視), has been arrested in Hong Kong without explanation and is current...

Art Taipei 2019 set to light up the city

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The theme of Art Taipei 2019 is “Reproduction of Light” and will feature 141 galleries from 12 countries, starting Friday (Oct. 18) and running until Oct. 21, ...

AIT celebrates October food, beverage month

As part of a year-long campaign celebrating U.S.-Taiwan friendship and cooperation, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) has designated October as its Food and Beverage Month. Since the beginning...

Picasso lithographs in Taiwan museum found to be original copies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four Pablo Picasso lithographs found in Taiwan’s National Museum of History (NMH) are believed to be original copies. The four color prints are the “Dove of...

Taiwanese VR movies to be screened at Kaohsiung Film Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Kaohsiung Film Festival (KFF) has announced six virtual reality (VR) movies to be screened at the event this year, which will take place from October 10 to 27. This...

Taiwanese drama 'The World Between Us' may air in North America, Europe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwanese TV drama "The World Between Us" (我們與惡的距離) could soon be broadcast in North America and Europe in the near future, while a second season is in the works....

Final episodes of Taiwanese drama 'The World Between Us' leaked on China's Weibo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Public Television Service (PTS), CatchPlay, and HBO Asia issued a statement today threatening legal action against those who illegally posted the final two episodes of the Taiw...

Taiwan expresses sorrow as fire ravages Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris

Taiwan's public and private sectors and France's de facto embassy in the country voiced heartfelt sadness and sympathy after a fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on Monday evening (...

Bill with budget for Taiwanese-language TV station clears Legislative Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A budget of NT$400 million set aside by the Ministry of Culture (MOC) for establishing a Taiwanese-language television station has cleared the Legislative Yuan, according ...

Taiwan to establish public TV channel promoting Taiwanese Hokkien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Languages Development Act passed the third reading Tuesday at the Legislative Yuan, paving the way for the establishment of a public television channel promot...