Taiwanese actor joins the 71st Cannes Film Festival Jury

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese actor, Chang Chen (張震) will serve on the jury for the 71st Cannes Film Festival, which is scheduled to be held from May 8-19, according to the full lineup unveil...

Taiwanese exchange student arrested for school shooting plot made similar threats in past

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese exchange student An Tso "Edward" Sun (孫安佐) arrested last week for allegedly threatening to "shoot up" a private school in Pennsylvania had made si...

Taiwanese exchange student found to have 9 mm gun and 1,600 bullets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite public proclamations by his celebrity parents that he was "just kidding," the Taiwanese exchange student An Tso "Edward" Sun (孫安佐) arrested last wee...

Taiwanese celebrity parents apologize for son's school shooting threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The celebrity parents of An Tso Sun (孫安佐), the Taiwanese exchange student charged with allegedly making terrorist threats, issued an official apology to the public yesterday af...

Taiwanese film banned in China because actor allegedly supports Taiwan Independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese movie "Missing Johnny" has been removed from cinemas in China because of the main actor's alleged support for Taiwanese independence. The mov...

Taiwanese artist is blasted for representing Chinese smartphone brand Oppo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese celebrity became a target for criticism from both Chinese and Taiwanese netizens due to his support for Sunflower Movement three years ago as he became a brand...

Taiwanese actor William Hsieh now a 'spicy teacher'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese actor William Hsieh (謝祖武), famous for his starring role in the TV show "Spicy Teacher" (麻辣鮮師), has just realized his dream of being a teacher in real life b...

Taiwanese artists win Asia-Pacific Producers Network Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three Taiwanese artists were announced as the recipients of the best actress, actor and producer awards given by the Asia-Pacific Producers Network (APN). On August 29,...

Taiwanese actor wants to leave his Indonesian caregiver NT$2 million inheritance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese actor and director Chen Sung-Young, who is known for the movie "Bei cing cheng shih (A City of Sadness 悲情城市)," told media Friday that he has suffered from m...

GOLDEN HORSE AWARDS: Complete list of winners

Taipei, Nov. 27 (CNA) Films from China emerged as the biggest winners at the 53rd Golden Horse Awards in Taipei on Saturday, grabbing all of the major awards at what are considered the Oscars of the C...

Kai Ko reflects on past mistakes ahead of release of 'The Road to Mandalay'

Taiwanese actor Kai Ko reflected on his past mistakes ahead of the 2016 Golden Horse Awards, the Taiwanese counterpart of the Academy Awards, with a change of attitude, according to media reports. ...

Taiwanese actor faces backlash over anti-gay comments

Taiwanese 59-year-old actor Lee Tien-chu is facing backlash for an anti-gay talk backstage after winning the “Best Actor in a Miniseries and Television Film” at the 51st Golden Bell Awards Saturday. ...

Premier against 'political factors' in entertainment industry

Taipei, July 16 (CNA) Premier Lin Chuan (林全) said that actors and actresses should be allowed to act in movies without "political factors" getting in the way, in response to an incident in which a Ta...

Taiwanese actor removed from Chinese film

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese actor Leon Dai was removed from the cast of a Chinese movie directed by star Vicky Zhao because of his political ideas, reports said Friday. Dai, 49, one of Taiwan’s...

Taiwan urges respect for freedom of expression after actor loses job

Taipei, July 15 (CNA) The Ministry of Culture said Friday it regretted that Taiwanese actor Leon Dai (戴立忍) has lost his place in a Chinese film and urged that artists' freedom of expression be resp...