Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25, 2019

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25 Last updated: (GMT+8) 01:15 Aug. 30, 2019 Election Tidbits about Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and Terry Gou **Continuously u...

GOLDEN HORSE: China's Zhang Yimou takes best director award

Renowned Chinese director and producer Zhang Yimou (張藝謀) on Saturday won the Golden Horse Award for best director with his historical film "Shadow" (影), which starred lead actor Deng Chao (鄧...

Exhibition on Taiwan comic icon to kick off June 16 at National Palace Museum

An exhibition commemorating the life and career of late Taiwan comic book artist and writer Chen Uen is set to kick off June 16 at National Palace Museum in Taipei City. Organized by the Ministry ...

Tomb of legendary Chinese general Cao Cao found

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The tomb and remains of Cao Cao (曹操, 155 - 220) one of the most famous generals and politicians in Chinese history and literature during the Three Kingdoms Period from nearly t...

Taiwan chef’s pastry sculpture of Lü Bu takes the cake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A gourmet cake designed by Jhai Yu-fan (翟宇凡) won the Professional Grand Prize at the San Diego Cake Show and Competition March 18. Jhai’s intricately baked a cake...

Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival lifts off today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To coincide with the traditional Lantern Festival on the Lunisolarcalendar, the first leg of the 2018 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival (平溪天燈節) is set for liftoff today (March 2) in ...

2018 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival takes off tomorrow in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To coincide with the traditional Lantern Festival on the Lunisolarcalendar, the first leg of the 2018 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival (平溪天燈節) is set for liftoff tomorrow (March 2) ...

Pingxi sky lanterns to be launched for Mid-Autumn Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For the first time, the town of Pingxi will release its famous sky lanterns, traditionally launched to celebrate the Lunar New Year, as part of Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations...

Chunghwa Post issues Chinese idiom stories stamps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chunghwa Post has released a set of four more stamps depicting four Chinese idioms: “This infant can be taught(孺子可教),” “To hold bamboo in your breast (胸有成竹),...

Photo of the Day: General Zhou Cang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) A statue of General Zhou Cang (周倉), a character from the "Romance of the Three Kingdoms" who has been deified, stands in the foreground with a statue of another figure f...

South Koreans watch vote count with Game of Thrones, hip hop

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans don't need to be bored by hours of vote-counting and punditry that fill airtime ahead of the announcement of a winner in the country's presidential election. ...

10 places to celebrate Lantern Festival in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- While the official Lantern Festival (元宵節, Yuan Xiao Jie) falls on February 11—the first full moon and 15th day of the lunar year, marking the end of New Year celebrations...

Photo of the Day: Dough figurines

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- An 80-year-old craftsman surnamed Cheng, sells traditional hand-made dough figurines from his antique bike stall on a corner of Fuzhong road in New Taipei City's Banqiao Di...

5 major temples to ring in the Lunar New Year in Taipei

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- As Taiwan says good-bye to the Year of the Monkey and welcomes the Year of the Fire Rooster, residents celebrated with family meals and prayers at temples. While some residents...

Taiwan’s Golden Pin Design Award announces results of 2016 call for entries

In 2016, the Golden Pin Design Award received a record 3,005 entries from 13 countries and regions, with the most products and projects coming from China, followed closely by Taiwan. New countries wit...