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Taiwan president promotes 2nd season of ‘Island Nation’ series

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an Instagram post on Saturday (Sept. 18), Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) suggested that those celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival at home watch and support &ldq...

Four Taiwanese shows nominated at international TV series festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several Taiwanese TV dramas have been nominated at the Series Mania festival in France. International TV series festival Series Mania will take place in the northern F...

Taiwanese drama 'Man In Love' reaches NT$300 million at box office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One month after its release, Taiwanese blockbuster "Man In Love" reached NT$300 million (US$10.7 million) at the box office Sunday (April 25). First screened...

Taiwanese drama 'A Sun' makes Variety's list of best films in 2020

The Taiwanese family drama "A Sun (陽光普照)," has been named as one of "the best films of 2020" by the American weekly entertainment publication Variety. Directed and co-written by...

Taiwan presidential office to launch three-day Dragon Boat Festival celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese Presidential Office will launch a three-day event June 25-27 to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, featuring watermelon-balancing, traditional theatrical an...

Netflix undecided on whether to air Taiwan's 'House of Cards'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's first political drama, "Island Nation," (國際橋牌社) will not likely be released on Netflix, but shown on local channels instead. CTWANT reported on T...

Lin Chi-ling's wedding boosts tourism in Taiwan's old capital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sunday's wedding between Taiwan's favorite supermodel, Lin Chi-ling (林志玲) and Japanese boy band member Akira in Tainan, the hometown of Lin’s parents, booste...

Taiwanese drama 'The World Between Us' may air in North America, Europe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwanese TV drama "The World Between Us" (我們與惡的距離) could soon be broadcast in North America and Europe in the near future, while a second season is in the works....

Final episodes of Taiwanese drama 'The World Between Us' leaked on China's Weibo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Public Television Service (PTS), CatchPlay, and HBO Asia issued a statement today threatening legal action against those who illegally posted the final two episodes of the Taiw...

HBO Asia to film original sci-fi series in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – HBO Asia recently announced a new sci-fi original series that will be shot completely in Taiwan. The show will be entitled “Dream Raiders” (獵夢特工), and the c...

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 film ‘Cities of Last Things’ wins top prize at Toronto film festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese drama "Cities of Last Things" took home the top "Platinum Program" award from the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 16. &q...

2017 Top popular Mandarin songs that cannot be missed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As 2017 is about to wrap up, how many Mandarin songs have been on your playlist so far? Let's take a look at Mandopop with the most popular songs in Taiwan as compiled...

Director starts shooting Netflix show “A Taiwanese Tale of Two Cities”

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Director Nelson Yeh (葉天倫) said Friday his Netflix series “A Taiwanese Tale of Two Cities” (雙城故事) will tell Taiwanese tales for the whole world to hear. He w...

Double happiness: Ukrainian celeb nears dual citizenship holy grail

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- Ukrainian born actress and model, Larisa Bakurova (瑞莎), was granted permission to apply for naturalization as a Taiwanese citizen, while apparently also being permitted to reta...