Taipei-Hualien shuttle bus gets big makeover

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The shuttle bus from Taipei to Hualien was launched with a new design on Thursday (Dec. 26), featuring a sleeker, more spacious interior. The Ministry of Transportation...

Taiwan showcases creativity at Golden Pin Design Award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a star-studded ceremony held at Taipei's Songshan Cultural and Creative Park Thursday (Dec. 5), the Golden Pin Design Award announced 30 Best Design winners and two...

Taiwan Design Research Institute to open in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Design Center is slated to be upgraded to the Taiwan Design Research Institute next year, with its budget raised to NT$530 million (US$17.39 million). After ...

Exhibition of Golden Pin Design Award highlights Taiwanese designs and evironmental issues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 100 designs and concepts from Taiwan and around the world are being showcased at the Golden Pin Design Award 2019 Winners’ Exhibition in Taipei from Wednes...

Spanish illustrator known for dark humor to open exhibition in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Well-known Spanish illustrator and cartoonist Joan Cornellà will showcase selections of his cynical figurative paintings and sculptures at the "I'M FULL OF...

Record 200,000 people show up on opening day of Taiwan Design Expo

A total of 200,000 people attended the Taiwan Design Expo in Pingtung County on its opening day Saturday, the most ever on the first day of the annual design exhibition since its inception in 2003, ev...

Taiwan ex-legislative speaker to stay with KMT if no PFP nomination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) said Saturday (October 5) he would stay with the Kuomintang (KMT) if the People First Party (PFP) did not nominate him for t...

10 must-go arts and culture events taking place in Taiwan this October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is abounding with arts and culture this October, and Taiwan News has selected 10 must-go events happening across the island, from Taipei in the north to Kaohsiung i...

Taiwan Design Expo 2019 heads south to Pingtung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Taiwan Design Expo 2019 aims to create the world’s biggest “design supermarket” and will get underway in Taiwan’s southernmost city of Pingtung, fro...

Taiwan’s designer products shine at NY NOW

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ten designer brands have come together to represent Fresh Taiwan and are exhibiting their products at the summer 2019 edition of NY NOW summer market, which is taking place fro...

Taiwan Pattern Design Festival with theme 'Invisible Peacock' kicks off June 11

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The first edition of the Taiwan Pattern Design Festival features forty artists’ works based on the theme “Invisible Peacock” and will kick off tomorrow (J...

Golden Pin Salon events set for Taipei, Kuala Lumpur, Macao

The Golden Pin Design Award's salon series gets underway this month in Taipei City, Kuala Lumpur and Macao as part of government efforts promoting cooperation and exchanges between top Taiwan and ...

Taiwan’s future is your future

Taiwan’s future should not be about what the world can do for Taiwan, it’s about what Taiwan can do for the world. Taiwan is a refuge for vitality and hope, of the economy and the environm...

Portugal design studio creates inspiring art installation for Eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The art installation “Nook” (光合台東), created by the Portugal design studio FAHR 021.3 is now being exhibited in Taitung (台東). Taiwan design studio Artfield (...

South Taipei Fun Carnival 2019 to feature music, markets, and film screenings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The General Association of Chinese Culture (GACC) (中華文化總會) will host the annual South Taipei Fun Carnival (城南有意思) from April 4-7. The 2019 South Taipei Fun Carnival wil...