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Scholarship recipients call on Taiwan to grant them entry amid COVID pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of foreign individuals who have been granted Mandarin-learning scholarships from Taiwan are pleading with the government to open borders for them amid the coronavi...

Vice president pays tribute to Taiwan's late puppet master

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) visited the Li Tian-lu (李天祿) Hand Puppet Museum earlier this week to pay tribute to the late Taiwanese puppet master. According to a s...

Taiwan's Kaohsiung one of New York Times' '52 places to love in 2021'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New York Times has listed the southern city of Kaohsiung as one of the best places to visit in 2021. The publication recently asked its readers to recommend travel ...

Taiwanese visual artist John Yuyi kicks off her solo exhibition in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New York-based Taiwanese artist John Yuyi (江宥儀) kicked off her new solo exhibition in Taipei last week, inviting visitors to walk into a fantasy world and experience an ar...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese office ladies looking for lunch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An illustration of female office workers from Taiwan strutting past a typical local eatery went viral on social media this week. On Wednesday (Dec. 16), a user of the s...

City guide of Taipei in 1920s reissued, providing glimpse into capital long ago

[Last update: Dec. 16 2 p.m.] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chiang Wei-shui Cultural Foundation on Tuesday (Dec. 15) reissued a Taipei city guide that was first published during the Japanese col...

Explore 44 South Village: One of Taiwan's First Military Dependents' Villages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 44 South Village is a gentrified creative community center (文創) — formerly one of Taiwan’s first military dependents' villages — in the Xinyi Distric...

Centennial of historic Taiwanese Cultural Association celebrated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a tribute to the upcoming centennial of the establishment of Chiang Wei-shui's (蔣渭水) Taiwanese Cultural Association, a series of miniature drawings of Da An Hospita...

More foreign officials expect to visit Taiwan next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A number of international political figures have reportedly expressed interest in visiting Taiwan, including former Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Swedish...

Prague mayor shares study abroad experience in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a YouTube interview, Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib was asked to recall his experience as an exchange student in Taiwan in 2005 and share some of his favorite memories of...

5 films from Taiwan featured in Chicago's APUC film festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Five Taiwanese films will be streamed online for free at various points from Sept. 11 to Dec. 20 as part of Chicago's Asian Pop-Up Cinema (APUC) bi-annual film festiva...

AIT observes Ghost Festival in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an unusual gesture to show respect for local Taiwanese culture, the U.S. de facto embassy on Wednesday (Sept. 2) posted photos of its staff observing Ghost Festival (鬼節...

Time right for transforming India-Taiwan relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India has always been cautious in engaging Taiwan since New Delhi established the India-Taipei Association relations in 1995 to promote bilateral relations; indeed, the gr...

Taiwan boosts tourism with theatrical performances

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Renowned Taiwanese theatrical groups will perform in 16 cities across the island beginning Sept. 5. The Ministry of Transportation and Communications is aiming to boost...

Legendary Taiwanese historian Chuang Yung-ming dies at 78

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese historian and popular book writer Chuang Yung-ming (莊永明) passed away on Friday (Aug. 7), leaving a legacy as the most informative Taiwanese historian and a proli...