Photo of the Day: Agong's house in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese-Canadian animator posted this nostalgic mockup of the living room in the home of his Agong (阿公, Taiwanese Hokkien for grandfather) in southern Taiwan. The a...

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...

Taiwanese designers win big at 2018 New York Design Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A host of Taiwanese designers and architects were recognized for their outstanding performance in the 2018 New York Design Awards, with great public works like the Nationa...

Architect of Taipei's Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall dies, aged 101

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wang Dahong (王大閎), who designed the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, was confirmed dead Tuesday at the age of 101, his son Wang Shou-cheng (王守正) told Central News Agency. Ch...

A Cruise Ship Passenger Guide to Anping, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a 9-year break, the Tainan City Government announced earlier this week that cruise ships are once again going to be docking in the historic Port of Anping this year. Two ...

National Taiwan Museum reopens after 2 month renovation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Taiwan Museum in Taipei has reopened its doors on Nov. 21 after a two month closure for renovation. The renovations are the first the museum has received s...

Taiwan presidential office doppelganger found in Chennai?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Director General of the India-Taipei Association Sridharan Madhusudhanan has discovered that Taiwan's presidential office looks strikingly similar to the main train sta...

Taiwan’s architectural heritage is disappearing daily

As a history graduate and long-time culture vulture, I took great pleasure in compiling my article on the Top 10 Best Preserved Historic Buildings in Taiwan, which was published on Taiwan News earlier...

Top 10 Best Preserved Historic Buildings in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- This week saw the Taipei’s Urban Regeneration Office (URO) launch its 17th “Old Building New Life Awards”, a laudable program which seeks to encourage the pre...

Google Map of Taiwan's Demolished and Burned Cultural Assets

A Japanese architect has created a Google map that shows the exact location where major historic buildings and other cultural assets have been damaged, demolished, or burned down. According to a p...

Winners of 35th National Cultural Award announced

Taipei, Jan. 4 (CNA) Film director Lee Hsing , architecture professor Lee Chien-lang and writer Chung Chao-cheng are the winners of the 35th National Cultural Award, the Ministry of Culture announce...

'Living national treasure' Liao Chih-te dies at age 86

Taipei, July 9 (CNA) Taiwanese carpentry master Liao Chih-te died on Wednesday in southern Taiwan at the age of 85 after a period of illness, the Tainan City Cultural Affairs Bureau said Thurs...