From the High-Speed Rail – Top 10 alternative places within easy reach of the High-Speed Rail

Since its opening 10 years ago, the Taiwan High-Speed Rail (HSR) line has become an essential conduit, linking all the major cities on the country’s western lowlands. Last year saw a network exp...

Multilingual Taiwanese glove puppet shows win hearts at home and abroad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After SamadhiTang Creative Puppet Troupe gained initial attention through their debut exhibition in Chiayi’s Koji Pottery Museum in 2011, they began receiving invita...

Not just dolls: glove puppets become Taiwanese stars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It is hard to imagine a group of people from various backgrounds who had gathered together in Chiayi City out of enthusiasm for Taiwanese glove puppetry would shoot this t...

Chiayi reveals its creative industries through exhibition in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei’s old district Twatutia (or Dadaocheng,大稻埕) is where tradition fuses with innovation, and thus it is a perfect place for Chiayi's cultural industries to p...

Yunlin International Puppet Arts Festival to be held Oct. 7-14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2017 Yunlin International Puppet Theater Festival will be held in the county's Huwei Township from Oct. 7-14, reported CNA. Running since 1999, this year's fest...

10 best souvenirs to bring back from Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Answering the age-old question of what souvenirs to bring back from Taiwan, travel website TheRealTravelers has created a top 10 list of the best mementos to take home after a ...

Photo of the Day: Hugh Jackman receives Taiwanese Wolverine glove puppet

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- Australian star Hugh Jackman, well-known for his role as Wolverine, and English actor Patrick Stewart, who plays Professor X in the X-Men movie series arrived in Taiwan later S...