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Taiwanese comedian Chen Bing-nan dies at 88

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese comedian Chen Bing-nan (陳炳楠) passed away at age 88 on Monday (May 9). Chen suddenly lost consciousness after eating dinner at around 6 p.m. that evening and h...

DJ Koo plans to move Barbie Hsu's family from Taiwan to South Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hot on the heels of his surprise marriage to Taiwanese actress Barbie Hsu (徐熙媛), South Korean musician Koo Jun-yup says that he plans to take her and her children back to ...

Taiwanese entertainer Nadow Lin reportedly suffers stroke

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Entertainer Nadow Lin (納豆) reportedly suffered a cerebral hemorrhage and was rushed to a hospital for emergency treatment on Monday (Jan. 24). Local media outlets repor...

Taiwan TV star Jacky Wu's son busted for smoking marijuana

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Rick Wu (吳睿軒), the 23-year-old son of TV star Jacky Wu (吳宗憲), has been released on bail after being arrested early Sunday morning (Dec. 26) for smoking marijuana outside a...

Wang Leehom's 'mistress' Yumi allegedly attempts suicide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mandopop group By2’s Yumi Bai (孫雨), who was accused of being Taiwanese-American singer Wang Leehom's (王力宏) mistress during a heated battle over his divorce from ...

Wang Leehom's business empire in China faces collapse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwanese-American crooner Wang Leehom's (王力宏) acrimonious divorce saga comes to an end, many observers are wondering whether his business empire in China will foll...

Wang Leehom faces permanent ban in China over divorce scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid a war of words between Taiwanese-American crooner Wang Leehom (王力宏) and his ex-wife Lee Jinglei (李靚蕾) over the weekend, Chinese state-run media is calling for Wang...

Wang Leehom's wife releases IG post alleging numerous infidelities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Just two days after Taiwanese-American crooner Wang Leehom (王力宏) announced he was divorcing his Taiwanese wife of eight years, Lee Jinglei (李靚蕾), on Wednesday (Dec. 15), s...

Wang Leehom files for divorce from Taiwanese wife

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese-American crooner Wang Leehom (王力宏) on Wednesday (Dec. 15) announced that he has filed for divorce from his Taiwanese wife of eight years, Lee Jinglei (李靚蕾). R...

Taiwan celebrities appear in Chinese propaganda video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese actresses Nana Ou-yang (歐陽娜娜) and Angela Chang (張韶涵) recently appeared in a Chinese propaganda video aimed at promoting cross-strait unification. In a trailer...

Taiwanese entertainers attending China's National Day event risk violating law: MAC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The authorities have warned Taiwanese entertainers who plan to attend China’s National Day celebrations that doing so may violate the law. China’s state-run...

Brian Tseng's 'Taiwan' crushes Fanny Liu's 'China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese comedian's response to a music video that boasted of the advantages of China has outstripped the number of views of the original by nearly five to one. ...

Taiwan actress wins Chinese court case against Taiwan independence description

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an unprecedented occurrence, a Taiwanese entertainer won a court case in China against a Chinese netizen who had repeatedly described her online as a Taiwan independenc...

Taiwanese stars A-mei, Jolin Tsai react to passage of same-sex marriage law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Top Taiwanese entertainers, including A-mei (張惠妹) and Jolin Tsai (蔡依林), have reacted with joy on social media in response to today's (May 17) passage of Taiwan's same-s...

Taiwan requests correction of Taiwanese entertainers' references

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) demanded Saturday that the organizer of an event correct the references of several Taiwanese entertainers on TC Candler's annual list of the 100 most beautif...