Upcoming events in Taipei for June 15-22

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This coming week is filled with many activities in Taipei including Dragon Boat Festivals, FIFA World Cup and many local live performance events. Regardless of the rain, m...

Taiwanese singer Jam Hsiao to host 2018 Golden Melody Awards

TAIPEI(Taiwan News) - Taiwanese singer Jam Hsiao will host the 2018 Golden Melody Awards (GMA) on June 23 at the Taipei Arena. At a press conference May 22, Jam said that he didn't "agree...

Taiwanese music video relates the suffering of the country's overworked laborers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwan-based recording studio just released a music video on International Labor Day, inspired by the hardship of working long hours with low pay, that Taiwanese workers...

Eagle-themed concert held in central Taiwan to promote eagle watching tours and a bike route

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Tai-mountain National Scenic Area held activities on March 24 and 25 at Bagua Mountain Ecosystems Visitor Center in central Taiwan to promote local tourism, attracting a total of...

Taiwan film 'Take Me To the Moon' wins Osaka Asian Film Festival award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan local film "Take Me to the Moon" clinched the Asahi Broadcasting Corp. (ABC) Award in 2018 Osaka Asian Film Festival (OAFF) on Saturday (March 17). &quo...

Bitan fountain show to debut in New Taipei on March 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Starting March 9, a series of dancing water shows will take place in Bitan for 53 days until April 30. The New Taipei Tourism Department will be introducing a world-class wa...

Google Doodle commemorates Taiwanese singer Teresa Teng

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese Diva, Teresa Teng (鄧麗君) is being commemorated by Google Doodle today (Jan. 29) for her music and talent which helped her gain immense popularity in Taiwan and mu...

Taiwanese singer A-Mei to hold outdoor concert at Commune A7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese singer A-Mei just ended her World Tour in Shanghai and announced that she would return to Taipei for an outdoor concert on February 4 at Commune A7 to promote her new ...

Taiwanese singer Jason Hsu invited to play in National Hockey League in New York

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- Taiwanese band 5566's team member Jason Hsu (許孟哲) was invited by the National Hockey League(NHL) for the 2018 NHL Winter Classic in New York on Jan 1, 2018. The National H...

Google releases top 10 search terms in Taiwan for 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Google today released its Year in Search for 2017, including the results for Taiwan, which revealed that sporting events, TV dramas, games, gadgets, gossip, and shopping were o...

HBO Asia announces The Teenage Psychic is to film series 2

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –HBO Asia announced continuations of its The Teenage Psychic series. As Year 2017 coincides with HBO Asia's 25th anniversary. They also announced that HBO Asia's ...

Taipei Mayor Dr. Ko Wen-je nominated for Men of the Year list by GQ Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taipei City's mayor Dr. Ko Wen-je who is usually dressed in casual wear, has been nominated as one of the Men of the Year 2017 by GQ Taiwan Magazine. Mayor Ko Wen-je is...

Jay Chou brings 'The Invincible' world tour to Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou (周杰倫) brought his "The Invincible" (地表最強) World Tour to Taiwan with a performance at the Taipei Arena (小巨蛋) Thursday evening, which include...

Taiwanese musicians mentioned by Belgium’s Film Fest Gent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese singer Ann Bai (白安) and the group Cicada received a special mention at the Film Fest Gent festival in Belgium for their soundtrack for the movie “The Last ...

Rainie Yang stars in Taiwanese horror sequel 'Tag Along 2'

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese singer and actress Rainie Yang stars in "The Tag Along 2," a sequel to the 2015 hit that's loosely based on a ghostly urban legend in Taiwan about a little girl who app...