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Taiwan’s National Central Library signs MOU with The British Library

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Central Library (NCL) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the British Library (BL) to promote the exchange of the two countries’ national ac...

The 2021 Jilin Cultural Tourism Week comes to a successful end

CHANGCHUN, CHINA - Media OutReach - 7 December 2021 - Like mountains slowly being wrapped in mist, the 2021 Jilin Cultural Tourism Week, which was sponsored by the Publicity Department of Jilin Pro...

Colombia: President issues apology after police cadets dress like Nazis

A Colombian police academy's decision to have cadets dress in Nazi-style uniforms as part of a "cultural exchange" has caused outrage and embarassment. The event, which was meant to hon...

Netflix hit show 'Squid Game' spurs interest in learning Korean

SEOUL, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Interest in learning Korean has spiked since the launch of hit Netflix (NFLX.O) show "Squid Game", tutoring services reported, underscoring a growing global obsessi...

HKDC Welcomes Chief Executive’s Proposal to set up a New Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau to Develop Hong Kong as a Centre for International Cultural Exchange in Policy Address

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 6 October 2021 - Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC), the Hong Kong SAR Government's strategic partner in promoting the wide and strategic use of design and design think...

Hong Kong Photo Contest 2021 Organized by National Geographic Magazine (Traditional Chinese Edition) Presented by Wheelock

Visual Storytelling for Hong Kong Official LaunchHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 4 October 2021 - Hong Kong Photo Contest 2021 officially kicks off. The Contest invites both enthusiasts and novice...

Taiwanese and Japanese artists collaborate in 'Taiwan NOW'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The art exchange program “Taiwan NOW” will begin on Saturday (Oct. 2), combining virtual and real spaces in Taiwan and Japan to present collaborative works of ...

Library devoted to Japan novelist Murakami to open in Tokyo

TOKYO (AP) — A library devoted to Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami's writings, scrapbooks and record collection opens next week in Tokyo as a spot for literary research, cultural exchange and a gathe...

China's Taiwan Affairs Office blames ‘political manipulation’ for Taiwanese celebrity controversies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Recent controversies surrounding Taiwanese celebrities such as Dee Hsu (徐熙娣) and Ning Chang (張鈞甯) may be the product of certain political forces’ manipulation, China...

Chinese foreign minister to visit South Korea as talks stall with communist North

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seoul's foreign ministry announced on Tuesday (Sept. 7) that China's foreign minister will visit the country after denuclearization talks with North Korea ground t...

Taiwan Ministry of Culture and AIT launch grant program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new grant program that will take Taiwanese artists to perform in the U.S was launched on Tuesday (Aug. 31). The Ministry of Culture (MOC), the American Institute in ...

Government media platform 'TaiwanPlus' goes live

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — TaiwanPlus, a free English-language streaming platform established by the Ministry of Culture (MOC) went live on Monday (Aug. 30). The over-the-top (OTT) platform offer...

Four Taiwanese films to be screened at SeaShorts Film Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — SeaShorts Film Festival, which highlights Southeast Asian short films, will be screening over 60 films from various Asian countries from Aug. 25 to Sep. 2, including four ...

Philippines acting representative eager to expand bilateral cooperation with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippines' acting envoy to Taiwan, Gilberto F. Lauengco, said he is looking forward to expanding bilateral cooperation once the pandemic dies down. Lauengco, ...

Taiwan performance troupes to tour US through State Department program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced on Thursday (Aug. 5) that Pingtung County’s "Resident Island Dance Theater" and Taipei’s "Twinc...