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Chinese satellite takes high-resolution pictures of Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a ceremony for a new satellite, China’s showed off aerial pictures of several cities, including downtown Taipei, inciting fears that the footage could be used by ...

Enjoy luxury meals on Taipei’s double-decker tourist bus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Travelers can now explore the capital of Taiwan by hopping on a double-decker bus that runs across downtown Taipei while relishing meals prepared by a luxury hotel. In ...

'The Falls' wins big at Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Major winners of the 58th Golden Horse Awards shared their inspiration and behind-the-scene stories at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall ceremony in Taipei on Saturday (Nov. 2...

2021 Taiwan Golden Horse Awards full list of winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 58th Golden Horse Awards took place Saturday (Nov. 27) at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei and here is the full list of winners. Best Narrative Feature The Fall...

Stars shine on Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards red carpet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 58th Golden Horse Awards on Saturday (Nov. 27) at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall had a rocking red carpet despite the pouring rain outside. Bai Ling (白靈) participated la...

Hong Kong drama bags nominations at Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s annual Golden Horse Awards kicked off Saturday with a Hong Kong drama receiving the most nominations for the Asian equivalent of the Academy Awards. Th...

Taiwan actors, films receive high praise ahead of 2021 Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards 2021, which takes place on Saturday (Nov. 27), will announce the winners online and at the in-person ceremony at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Ha...

American NTU student wins Mandarin speech contest in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American student who has only been in Taiwan for a little over two months took first place in a Mandarin public speaking contest. On Tuesday (Nov. 16), 33 foreign st...

Golden Globes boosts Taiwan fashion label APUJAN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Golden Globes has highlighted Taiwanese actress Janet Hsieh’s (謝怡芬) stylish red carpet look at the 2021 Golden Bell Awards (GBA) as a fashion trendsetter. The...

Janet Hsieh's Audrey Hepburn look goes viral at Taiwan's Golden Bell Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At the 56th edition of the Golden Bell Awards, the Taiwan actress Janet Hsieh (謝怡芬) graced the red carpet dressed in a creation from APUJAN's latest collection. The...

Photo of the Day: Taipei 101's mirror image

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A member of the subreddit for Taiwan on Monday evening (Aug. 23) posted this photo of a perfect mirror reflection of Taipei 101. While strolling with her husband throug...

Special exhibition launched for Indigenous Day in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate Taiwan's Indigenous Day, which takes place Aug. 1, the National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall has launched a special exhibition called "ita/kita, pow...

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...

Photo of the Day: Map of Taipei inspired by Mario

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A map of Taipei made by a Peruvian illustrator and inspired by the popular video game Super Mario World has gone viral in Taiwan. On Tuesday (May 18), Miguel Alfaro, 29...

Photo of the Day: Taipei becomes ghost town as COVID cases spike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei, a city of over 2.6 million, became an abandoned "ghost city" by Sunday (May 16) after a massive surge in coronavirus cases was reported over the weekend....