Photo of the Day: 'Memory' of old Taiwanese homes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese artist working in the U.S. painted this nostalgic scene of old homes in Taiwan on Jan. 29. The painter, Ruby Wang (@rubywangart), a 28-year-old Taiwanese co...

Taiwan presidential candidate drops F-bomb on stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After lashing out at Taiwanese media at Sunday's (Dec. 29) presidential debate, Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) used the F-bomb while accusing...

Taiwanese identity declines: Pollster says president to blame

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A pollster said on Thursday (Oct. 24) that Taiwanese identity has declined during the three years of the Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) administration, according to a report on newtal...

Taiwan's Oscar-winning Ang Lee leads Golden Horse Master Class

TAIPEI (Taiwan) – Taiwan’s Academy Awards-winning director and this year’s Golden Horse Film Festival Chair Ang Lee will lead the Golden Horse Master Class. The event is set to ta...

Museums offer free entry on Taiwan Culture Day

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)– There will be free admission to 202 venues on Taiwan Culture Day, Oct. 16, which marks the establishment of the Taiwanese Cultural Association (TCA) on Oct. 17, 1921, by Chi...

Taiwan’s FOCA to perform in Texas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Formosa Circus Art (FOCA) has been invited to the United States to perform “Songs of the Lands” from Friday (Aug. 23-24), at the Miller Outdoor Theatre, in Hou...

EVA Air and flight attendants sign accord to end 17-day strike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – EVA Air management and the Taoyuan Flight Attendants' Union signed an agreement Saturday evening (July 6) to end the unprecedented 17-day strike, though it will take u...

Photo of the Day: Koxinga beer spotted in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- British writer Grace Jackson took this photo of a can of Taiwan-brewed beer commemorating 17th century leader of Taiwan Koxinga (Cheng Cheng-kung, 鄭成功) in southern Taiwan's...

National Taiwan University press flexes academic muscle

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The publishing arm of National Taiwan University in Taipei City enjoys an enviable reputation among its peers for outperformance. After upgrading to publishing house status in...

Museums across Taiwan offer free entry Saturday for International Museum Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —In celebration of the upcoming International Museum Day on Saturday (May 18), museums and cultural communities across Taiwan are organizing a variety of special events and ...

Taiwan history expert cries hypocrisy over Xi's remark on May 4th Movement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A recent speech by Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) to mark the centennial of the May Fourth student movement has drawn a strong backlash both internationally and from Taiwanese...

Taiwan’s Academia Historica head tapped as new National Palace Museum Director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Palace Museum will be headed by Academia Historica President, Wu Mi-cha (吳密察), while Deputy Chairperson of the Ocean Affairs Council, Lee Chung-wei...

National Museum of Prehistory’s newest branch enjoys soft opening in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The third branch of the National Museum of Prehistory began its soft opening in Tainan City on Dec. 26, with the museum to fully open to the public in early 2019. The m...

Australian academic who played part in darkest days of Taiwan history decorated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Australian Asia expert Bruce Jacobs, once accused of involvement in one of the highest-profile murders in modern Taiwanese history, received a top award from the foreign m...

Detention Center closes, site to transform into park showcasing Japanese-era shrine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Hsinchu Detention Center (新竹收容所) for illegal migrants transferred its last seven occupants on Oct. 24, officially closing the site. The site located in North Dist...