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Taiwan's Peking opera stars bring back adaptation of 'Medea'

Two of the top Peking opera actors in Taiwan, Wu Hsing-kuo (吳興國) and Wei Hai-min (魏海敏), are set to perform their 1994 adaptation of the Greek tragedy "Medea" in Taipei from Friday, according...

Taipei draws up clean air plan for major tourism spots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new year will see the introduction of an air quality protection plan for several major sites in Taipei, including the National Palace Museum and Taipei 101, reports sa...

Mark Lee makes career breakthrough as drag queen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Singaporean actor Mark Lee (李國煌) is calling for people to show respect to LBGTQ individuals after performing in the comedy movie "Number 1." Lee was nominated...

This year's Taiwan Golden Horse hottest fashion trends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year’s Golden Horse Film Festival drew to a close with the 57th Golden Horse Awards show that took place at Taipei’s Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall last weeken...

Taiwan's Chen Shu-fang takes best actress at Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Veteran Taiwanese actress Chen Shu-fang (陳淑芳) won best leading actress and best supporting actress at the Golden Horse Awards on Saturday (Nov. 21). According to the 57...

Taiwanese Mo Tzu-yi named best lead actor at Golden Horse Awards

Taiwanese Mo Tzu-yi (莫子儀) won the best leading actor prize at the 57th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei on Saturday for his portrayal of a gay man suspected of murdering his boyfriend's mother in the...

2020 GOLDEN HORSE AWARDS: Full List of Winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 57th Golden Horse Awards Ceremony started 7 p.m. with the red carpet arrivals beginning at 5:30 p.m., at the National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall. Best Narrative ...

Taipei's Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall to undergo facelift

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall (國父紀念館) will embark on a grand overhaul next year that will inject life into the historical building, which has stood in Taipei for near...

'My Missing Valentine' leads Golden Horse Awards nominations

Taiwanese romantic comedy "My Missing Valentine" on Wednesday led the nominations for this year's Golden Horse Awards — the Chinese-speaking world's version of the Oscars &mdas...

Stunning looks on the red carpet at Taiwan's Golden Bell Awards

Stunning gowns and head-turning looks made their way down the red carpet Saturday evening at the 55th Golden Bell Awards being held at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei. The event, Taiwan'...

Kuomintang launches referendum over US pork imports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) on Sunday (Sept. 6) announced that he has officially launched a referendum on the import of U.S. pork containing ractopamine,...

Construction of Taipei Dome to be completed by end of 2021

The construction of the long-delayed Taipei Dome stadium is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2021, the project's main contractor Farglory Group said Saturday (Aug 8), after Taipei city Gove...

Taipei Dome construction to resume after five-year hiatus

Taipei City Government announced Saturday (August 8) that construction on the long-suspended Taipei Dome can resume immediately, after it approved a request by the project's main contractor, Fargl...

Historic tours showcase work of veteran architect Dahong Wang in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall launched a series of summer touring events featuring architect Dahong Wang's (王大閎) works in Taipei. Taiwanese veteran arc...

Taiwan's KMT head says WHO should come clean on China's underreporting of coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's new Kuomintang (KMT) chairman, legislator Johnny Chiang (江啟臣), on Thursday (March 12) said the World Health Organization (WHO) should explain if Communist Chi...