‘Jadeite Cabbage’ from National Palace Museum to be exhibited at Taichung Flora Show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Visitors to the upcoming 2018 Taichung World Flora Exposition will be able to see the “Jadeite Cabbage” (翠玉白菜)—arguably the most popular attraction in th...

Taiwan boasts two museums among Top 25 Museums in Asia: TripAdvisor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The travel site TripAdvisor has released their annual rankings of museums and landmarks all over the globe, based on user reviews. In this year’s Travelers’...

Southern Branch of National Palace Museum to hold ‘cat festival’ in Taiwan’s Chiayi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To time with the “Cat Festival”—a room escape game presented by the Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum (故宮南院), the Culture & Tourism Burea...

Taiwan's NPM Southern Branch helps Chiayi scale new tourism heights

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum is the most significant recent addition to Taiwan’s cultural landscape. Opening its doors in December 2015 following mo...

Chaiyi unveils county mascot ahead of Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Chiayi County, where the 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival will be held in March, unveiled the county’s mascot on Thursday.   The mascot originates from the bi...

New Year's Concert in Vienna to be telecast live outdoors in Southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --​ A live telecast of the Vienna Philharmonic New Year's Concert 2018 will again be available in Taiwan for public viewing by Tai...

Audiences marvel at Taiwan Mobile 20th Anniversary Fireworks Concert spectacular

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 15,000 people joined Taiwan Mobile's 20th Anniversary Concert on Saturday in Chiayi (嘉義), reported CNA. There was only standing room available for th...

17th-century Japanese dish falls to pieces at National Palace Museum’s Southern Branch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A blue-and-white Japanese dish made about 350 years ago fell into three pieces while on loan to the Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum (故宮博物院南部院區) in Chiayi Cou...

Southern Branch of NPM removes controversial zodiac heads

The Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum finished removing the 12 Chinese zodiac heads, a gift from Chinese actor Jackie Chan, from the pedestals on the plaza in front of the entrance of...

NPM South Branch to remove 12 bronze animal heads amid controversy

The Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum in Taiwan confirmed Thursday that it would remove the replicas of the 12 animal heads representing the Chinese zodiac displayed in the courtyard of th...

Good news for museum fans! NPM Taipei extends free admission hours

If you are a fan of the National Palace Museum, you will get excited about its latest announcement regarding an additional two hours of free admission starting 4:30 pm. From September 1, 2016, to ...

Theme parks across Taiwan scramble to offer holiday discounts

As the Dragon Boat Festival holiday is just two days away, amusement parks across Taiwan have scrambled to offer discount measures to attract visitors, including Leofoo Village Theme Park’s NT$399 for...

NPM's southern branch to begin charging admission April 1

The southern branch of the National Palace Museum in Chiayi County, southern Taiwan will begin charging admission fees from April 1, although local citizens will still enjoy free admission until Jun...

Two sentenced to 2 months for vandalizing artifacts at new museum

Taipei, Feb. 1 (CNA) Two people were sentenced to two months in prison for spraying paints on two Chinese zodiac heads that were part of a set of 12 donated by Hong Kong movie star Jackie Chan to the ...

Couple throws red paint at Jackie Chan donation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A couple threw red paint and wrote an anti-communist slogan on sculptures donated by actor Jackie Chan to the newly opened southern branch of the National Palace Museum in Chiay...