Body of actor Godfrey Gao returned to Taiwan

The body of Canadian-Taiwanese actor Godfrey Gao (高以翔), who passed away after a fatal heart attack last week while taking part in a reality show in China, was returned to Taiwan Monday. Gao's g...

China's air pollution could have been factor in Taiwanese-Canadian actor's death: Doctor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke on Wednesday (Nov. 27) that a Taiwanese-Canadian actor and model had suddenly died of a heart attack, Taiwanese physician Su I-feng (蘇一峰) on Thursday (Nov...

American-Taiwanese actress apologizes for liking Instagram post calling Chinese tourists 'a-la̍k-á'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- American-Taiwanese actress Tiffany Ann Hsu (許瑋甯) found herself having to apologize to Chinese netizens on Thursday (April 11) after they caught her liking an Instagram post tha...

Taiwanese film director Niu's 'stupid man' comment over rape charge reminds netizens of Jackie Chan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- When being released on NT$1.5 million (US$48,500) bail after being charged with sexually assaulting a female staff member on his movie set, Taiwanese film director Doze Niu (鈕承...

Taiwan’s Top 10 TV shows

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Following on from last week’s article which presented our Top 10 Taiwanese Movies, we have decided to move from the big screen to the small one and take a look at our ...

Taiwanese stars could fall victim to China crackdown on tax evasion by actors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China has launched an investigation into nearly 200 actors for tax evasion, and the list includes some top Taiwanese stars, the Central News Agency reported Friday. The...

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 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 actors cast in Singaporean director's new movie

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- Having been a box office guarantee director in Singapore, Singaporean director Jack Neo(梁志強) is hoping to make a killing overseas with his 31st movie Killer Not Stupid(殺手不笨). J...

Taiwan’s largest gay nightclub closes up shop at Christmas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Once Taiwan’s largest gay nightclub, Funky Club in Taipei will close its doors for good over the Christmas weekend, reports said Friday. The move comes as Taiwan ...

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 American takes Emmy for 'Bob's Burgers'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese American actor, producer and writer Kelvin Yu (游朝敏) took home the Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Writing for an Animated TV/Broadcast Production for the sh...

You know you've been a foreigner in Taiwan too long when...

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Facebook user in the group Foreigners in Taiwan (外國人在台灣) yesterday posted a document which was dated 2000 listing the many humorous ways a foreigner knows they have lived in ...

Two Taiwanese films make NYT's '25 Best Films of the 21st Century'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Taiwanese-made films have made it to the New York Times' list of "The 25 Best Films of the 21st Century So Far," including Edward Yang's (楊德昌) "Yi Yi...