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Publishers divided on Taipei International Book Exhibition going ahead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Publishers are raining on the 2022 Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) 30th-anniversary parade by questioning whether the fair should go ahead. It had originall...

Taipei book fair will go live in June despite COVID surge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) will open to visitors in early June after having been limited to a virtual format, reports said Friday (May 13). The dec...

Celebrating 231 years of the Polish constitution from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To mark the 231st Constitution Day of the Republic of Poland, I would like to extend my greetings and pay respect to the people of Taiwan. In Poland, we celebrate our N...

2022 Taipei International Book Exhibition to take place in two venues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) will feature French literature and take place in two venues from June 2 next year. TIBE will celebrate its 30th edition ...

Taiwan president launches book reading campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Jan. 26) launched a book reading campaign to encourage the public to buy more books and support local publishers. As the Taipei...

Taipei book fair moves online over Covid fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei International Book Exhibition became the latest victim of an expanding domestic coronavirus cluster when the authorities decided Wednesday (Jan. 20) to move it ...

2021 Taipei International Book Exhibition to feature South Korean literature

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2021 Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) has already launched online and is scheduled to kick off its in-person event on January 26 at the Taipei World Trade C...

'Twilight' author, Nobel laureate to attend Taipei book fair virtually

The author of the famed Twilight series Stephenie Meyer and Nobel literature prize winner Kazuo Ishiguro will give virtual talks at the Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) in January, the orga...

Taipei International Book Exhibition, Creative Expo Taiwan canceled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Taipei International Book Exhibition (TiBE, 台北國際書展) and Creative Expo Taiwan (CET, 台灣文博會) have been canceled as a precaution against Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19...

Coronavirus forces postponement of Taipei Game Show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the example of the Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE), the organizers of the Taipei Game Show announced Friday (Jan. 31) they were postponing their earl...

Taipei postpones international book fair until May amid coronavirus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE), Taiwan’s largest annual literary event, will be postponed from Feb. 4-9 to May 7-12 as a result of the spreading nov...

Taipei International Comics Festival to be held as scheduled: organizer

The annual Taipei International Comics and Animation Festival will go ahead this week as scheduled, despite escalating fears over the spread of a new coronavirus that originated in China, the organize...

2020 Taipei book fair to promote 'Korean-Style'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Notable Korean authors are expected to visit Taiwan for the 2020 Taipei International Book Exhibition (TiBE) scheduled for February, as South Korea has been named the &ldq...

Taiwan News interviews outgoing Israeli envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Israeli envoy to Taiwan, Asher Yarden, has been serving as the chief of the Israel Economic and Cultural Office (ISECO) in Taipei since summer of 2015. After four years of ...

Taiwan considers fixing Lunar New Year holiday at 9 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government was considering giving nine days off for Lunar New Year each year, but not at the expense of employers, Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said Saturday. He al...