Inspiration for Taiwan ‘Teenage Psychic’ TV drama receives IOC Women and Sport World Award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A female baseball umpire from Taiwan has received the “2019 Women and Sport World Award” by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the United Nations Hea...

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...

HBO documentary ‘The World Behind the Teenage Psychic’ to spotlight Taiwan’s supernatural culture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – HBO Asia announced Aug. 29 plans to film a documentary based on “The Teenage Psychic” (通靈少女) – an original series that featured an all-Taiwanese cast and...

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...

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 ...

Free admission to 147 museums nationwide on Oct. 17 in celebration of Taiwan Culture Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Taiwan’s Ministry of Culture is celebrating the Taiwan Culture Day, as well as the 96th anniversary of Taiwan Cultural Association (TCA), on Tuesday, October 17, ...

Outstanding Taiwan productions honored at 52nd TV Golden Bell Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 52nd Television Golden Bell Awards—Taiwan's equivalent to the Emmys—were held Sept. 30 at National Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei City. The big win...

Netflix to launch A Taiwanese Tale of Two Cities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Netflix announced the shooting of “Bardo” (擺渡身) this August, the platform’s first original Chinese-language series produced from Taiwan, the Americ...

Opening of the National Cultural Congress

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--After a 15 year gap, today the Ministry of Culture held a 2017 National Cultural Congress. President Tsai Ing-wen said, "the country must transition, cultural policy must al...

Netflix to launch the first Chinese-language original series from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American streaming platform Netflix announced on August 4 that it would launch its first Chinese-language original series, “Bardo” (擺渡身), from Taiwan in co...

Taiwan TV drama 'The Teenage Psychic' going viral in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –'The Teenage Psychic' (通靈少女), HBO Asia's first Mandarin Original series and the first to be shot on location in Taiwan, has received positive ratings and review...

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...