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Taiwanese actress in China harassed for attending Shenyun performance 9 years ago

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An 18 year old Taiwanese actress and musician working in China, Ou-yang Nana (歐陽娜娜), has become a target of harassment by Chinese netizens, for her alleged support of Taiw...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, February 23 - March 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Whether it is music, art, dance or theater that pique's one's interest, there is always plenty to do and see around Taipei. For those looking to see what is happen...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, February 16-24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As always there are tons of interesting events happening all around Taipei this month. For those looking to experience what the city has to offer, here are some suggested ...

Taipei MRT to run 42 hours non-stop over New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) announced in a news release on Thursday that Taipei MRT will operate a 42-hour non-stop service from 6 a.m. on Dec. 31 to 11:59 p.m...

Taipei Mayor asks President Tsai for help to overcome Taipei Dome deadlock

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking of the Taipei Dome, whose construction has been stalled since 2015 due to safety concerns, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) emphasized that the city government would ...

Tibetan music and culture celebrated in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Nepal-born singer Kelsang Chukie Tethong and Taiwan’s U-Theatre percussion group wowed a sold out crowd with traditional Tibetan music, at National Dr. Sun Yat-sen M...

Video shows Filipina perform hip-hop take on traditional Philippine dance in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Filipina student currently studying Chinese in Taiwan performed a traditional Philippine dance with a hip-hop twist at the National Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall 2018 Foreign Stu...

‘Roseki’ and ‘A Boy Named Flora’ big winners at Golden Bell Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s 53rd Golden Bell Awards were held at Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall last night, where TV drama Roseki won five of its nominations, and A Boy named Flora A scoope...

Tibetan culture showcased and celebrated with five-month festival across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The annual Tibetan Culture and Art Festival Taiwan kicked off on Sept. 7, with a traditional Tibetan art exhibition held at the at the National Center for Traditional Arts...

Taiwan's 53rd Golden Bell Awards announces finalists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Golden Bell Award announced its finalists for its 53rd annual ceremony on Aug. 22. The Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development held a "Broadcas...

Chinese actress Gong Li to serve as jury president of Taiwan's 55th Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's annual top Chinese-language awards ceremony, the Golden Horse Awards, announced July 17 that Chinese actress Gong Li (鞏俐) has been invited by director Ang Lee...

Video by American grad student covers all the 'Things to do in Taipei'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American master's student currently living in Taipei has created a humorous video introducing many of the major sights and sounds of Taiwan's capital city. Andrew...

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State does Taichi in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – United States Assistant Secretary of State Marie Royce spent at least one of her mornings in Taipei practicing her Taichi moves with local residents, according to a pictur...

Architect of Taipei's Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall dies, aged 101

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wang Dahong (王大閎), who designed the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, was confirmed dead Tuesday at the age of 101, his son Wang Shou-cheng (王守正) told Central News Agency. Ch...

British MP, officials tour Taipei atop YouBike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a quick two-day tour of Taiwan promoting trade and sustainability initiatives between Great Britain and Taiwan, British Member of Parliament Graham Stuart enjoyed T...