Free memorial concert for Alien Huang slated for Oct. 6 in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A free memorial concert for Taiwanese entertainer Alien Huang (黃鴻升), who died suddenly at the age of 36 last week from aortic dissection, will be held in Taipei on Oct. 6....

Taiwanese entertainer Alien Huang died from aortic dissection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The preliminary results of an autopsy carried out on Alien Huang (黃鴻升) revealed the late Taiwanese entertainer appeared to have died as the result of aortic dissection and...

Taiwan mulls new health insurance policy for citizens living overseas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Health Insurance Administration Director-General Lee Po-chang (李伯璋) said Saturday (Sept. 19) the government is considering a new health insurance pol...

Autopsy finds Taiwanese entertainer Alien Huang had heart condition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The preliminary results of an autopsy carried out on Alien Huang (黃鴻升) revealed the late Taiwanese entertainer appeared to suffer from cardiovascular disease and may have ...

Taiwanese entertainer Alien Huang dies at age 36

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese celebrity Alien Huang (黃鴻升) died suddenly of unknown causes at the age of 36 on Wednesday (Sept. 16). At 11 a.m. on Wednesday morning, the Taipei Fire Departm...

Taiwan folk singer suddenly collapses and dies on stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese folk singer Yen Yung-neng (嚴詠能) suddenly collapsed and died while performing in southern Taiwan on Saturday (Sept. 5). While taking a break on a bench during ...

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. ...

Jay Chou brings magic with his Netflix show 'J-Style Trip'

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Mandopop superstar Jay Chou is bringing a little magic into viewers’ lives with his Netflix show “J-Style Trip.” Part travelogue, part magic performance, the s...

3,500 marriages mark Taiwan's same-sex marriage legalization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 3,500 gay couples have tied the knot in Taiwan since the island nation became the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriages, in May 2019. According to the ...

Wuhan coronavirus no laughing matter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) sent a serious message to all comedians on Tuesday (March 31) by warning that any virus-related jokes to celebrate Apri...

Shows canceled as virus outbreak spooks Asian entertainers

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Concerts and shows are being canceled, not just in China but across much of Asia, as a virus outbreak that has killed more than 300 people and reached more then 20 countries ...

Taiwanese young people share results of cultural exchanges

Taiwanese young people who visited countries in Southeast Asia, South Asia, and West Asia to take part in cultural exchanges through government-subsidized programs shared experiences of their trips in...

Taiwan entertainer decries fine for shouting 'President Han' at flag-raising

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese entertainer Hsiu Hai-ling (熊海靈) is crying foul over a proposed fine for her referring to Kuomintang presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu as "President Han"...

Google Doodle celebrates Taiwanese singer Fong Fei-Fei's 66th birthday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Google Doodle celebrated what would be famous Taiwanese singer Fong Fei-Fei's (鳳飛飛) 66th birthday today were she still living. Fong Fei-fei was a popular Taiwanese singe...

Taiwanese celeb Rainie Yang engaged to Chinese crooner Li Ronghao

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese entertainer Rainie Yang (楊丞琳) officially became engaged to Chinese crooner Li Ronghao (李榮浩) after she accepted his proposal on his birthday today (July 11). While ...