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Gold and jade masterworks from Taiwan on exhibit in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 44 delicate artworks from Taiwan are now on display at the Bowers Museum in California until Sept. 5, celebrating the mastery of the art of carving using the me...

US, Taiwan work to empower women entrepreneurs amid boosted ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Brent Christensen joined Economic Minister Wang Mei-hua (王美花) in inaugurating the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) program...

Online illustration exhibit sends Taiwan's greetings across borders

From a crowded Taipei MRT train to a hustling claw machine store, quintessential Taiwanese scenery has become the source of greetings to the world through the eyes of 33 local artists who hope the sce...

Taiwan's currency reaches highest value in 23 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The exchange rate for the New Taiwan dollar rose to NT$28.165 against the U.S. dollar at 10 a.m. Friday (Dec. 11), reaching its highest value in 23 years. The value of ...

Former Taiwan Academia Sinica professor exposed for faking data

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Academia Sinica revealed on Friday (Jan. 17) the results of its investigation into former researcher and anticancer expert Chen Ching-shih (陳慶士) for data fabr...

Taiwan graffiti artist stars at California mural festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan graffiti artist DEBE is painting a mural featuring quintessential Taiwanese elements for the POW! WOW! Long Beach International Mural Festival, in California. Artists...

Taiwan's Center for Corporate Sustainability urges 'responsible corporate governance'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the 2018 Global Corporate Sustainability Forum (GCSF) on Friday, Nov.23, the Secretary General of the Center for Corporate Sustainability discussed methods for Taiwan t...

Taiwan's industry has entered era of socially responsible investment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the Global Corporate Sustainability Forum held in Taipei this week (Nov. 22-23), the Secretary General of the Taiwan Academy of Corporate Sustainability, Yung-Shuen She...

Exhibition spotlighting Taiwan folk religion to kick off in Los Angeles

An exhibition exploring folk religious customs will kick off July 21 at the Taiwan Academy in Los Angeles as part of government efforts to foster international awareness of the nation’s cultural...

Taiwanese films to be featured at LA LGBTQ film festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Taiwanese films will be featured at the Outfest, a Los-Angeles-based film festival promoting LGBTQ rights, from July 13 to 15. One of the films included is &ldquo...

Vietnamese delegation visits Taiwan to promote cooperation in agriculture, education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A vice chairman of a Vietnamese province and the sister of Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister made a visit to Taiwan this week to attend forum on agriculture and the ec...

Exhibition in Los Angeles offers a taste of Taiwanese culture and 'food literature'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foodies in Los Angeles have an excellent opportunity to try some Taiwanese specialty snacks during March and April, and while they are tasting a bit of Taiwanese culture, ...

Taiwan VP encourages crypto-currency research

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President of the Executive Yuan Shih Jun-ji (施俊吉) declared earlier this month that the Taiwanese government needs to be more prepared for potential crypto-currency bo...

Taipei Salon lecture series: the rising danger of illiberal democracies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei Salon series of English lectures organized by the Lung Yingtai Cultural Foundation hosted its most recent lecture on Dec. 10, inviting the head of Reporters Wit...

Seven Taiwanese Films shown at 2018 San Diego Asian Film Festival

TAIWAN (Taipei News) – As part of the Pac Arts San Diego Asian Film Fesitval, Sunday Nov. 12 marked the start of the sixth annual Taiwan Film Showcase, the largest showcase of Taiwanese Film out...