New TV drama explores plight of migrant fishers in Taiwan

A new television drama that explores the plight of migrant fishers in Taiwan will be aired weekly starting Sunday, according to Formosa Television. "The Rootless," follows the life of 25-...

Netflix ramps up presence in Taiwan, eyes original content

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Netflix on Monday (July 29) decided to become a member of the New Media Entertainment Association (NMEA) in Taiwan, signaling more cooperation with Taiwanese content provi...

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...

Japanese karaoke business to add Taiwanese pop songs across KTV outlets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Japanese karaoke business JOYSOUND announced that one hundred Taiwanese pop songs will be added to the song selection of its karaoke machines across its stores for thr...

Taiwan's 'Queen of Dramas' Joe Chen busted for drunk driving

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Joe Chen (陳喬恩), Taiwan's "Queen of Idol Dramas," was arrested today for driving while under the influence of alcohol and paid a NT$100,000 bail to obtain her rele...

On the set of indie kung fu film 'Sweet and Sour' in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Rolling... and ACTION! Arms flail and feet fly in a frenzied blur, punctuated by the smacking sound of flesh when the blows reach their designed mark, followed by the grunting ...

Taiwanese TV stations may face tsunami of bankruptcies this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Last year's massive layoffs by SET TV (三立電視), one of Taiwan's largest television stations, sent shock waves through the industry, leading veterans to predict a tidal wa...