2018 'Ho-Hai-Yan Rock Festival' in Gongliao starts in July 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 18th annual "Ho-Hai-Yan Gongliao Rock Festival" will be held at Fulong Beach from July 27 - 29. (Photo by Tourism and Travel Department, New T...

'Candid' Jackie Chan memoir coming in November

NEW YORK (AP) — Jackie Chan is ready to share more stories about his amazing life and career. The star of blockbusters such as "Rush Hour" and "Kung Fu Panda" has a memoir coming out in November. ...

WORLD SPORTS AT 1330 GMT

TOP STORIES: SOC--CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL KIEV, Ukraine — For once in a Champions League final, Cristiano Ronaldo will yield the spotlight to another player sweeping...

WORLD SPORTS AT 1330 GMT2

TOP STORIES: SOC--CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL KIEV, Ukraine — For once in a Champions League final, Cristiano Ronaldo will yield the spotlight to another player sweeping...

Super Rugby player suspended for 6 weeks for midair kick

SYDNEY (AP) — Highlanders player Tevita Nabura has been suspended for six weeks for a kung fu-style kick in midair to an opponent's head in a Super Rugby match. Nabura leaped into th...

Summer Movie Preview: Jennifer Yuh Nelson breaks new ground

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Kung Fu Panda 2" director Jennifer Yuh Nelson was the first woman to solo direct an animated feature for a major Hollywood studio and the first woman of color to direct a film with...

Video of French failing at 'Asian squat' goes viral in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two French vloggers on April 14 posted a humorous video showing French people attempting and failing to execute the "Asian squat," a maneuver most Westerners in&...

Voguing revives as Paris minorities strike a political pose

PARIS (AP) — In garish makeup and dangerously high heels, a black male dancer's outstretched arms aggressively slice the air in time to the Paris nightclub music until suddenly, he drops "dead" on the...

MMA gym owner Xu Xiaodong pummels 'Wing Chun Master'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In another challenge match allegedly meant to test the effectiveness of traditional martial arts versus modern mixed martial arts (MMA), gym owner Xu Xiaodong (徐曉冬) on Sun...

Fun photos from 'Fantasy World' 3D expo in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A wild, whimsical introduction to three dimensional optical illusions is taking place in the National Taiwan Science Education Center in Taipei. The exhibition, ti...

Popular kung fu novels to be translated into English for first time 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - If there is one thing that Chinese-speaking readers around the world all have in common, it undoubtedly will be that they have all once been mesmerized by and immersed in t...

Taiwanese kids stole the show this Halloween

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Halloween in Taiwan has been celebrated with much enthusiasm and excitement and every year Taiwanese kids as well as adults dress to impress the crowds. This year was no differ...

Taiwan Film Institute premieres first digitally restored documentary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The national film foundation on Thursday presented the first digitally restored film handled solely by itself at SPOT Huashan cinema, bringing the audience to revisit...

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...

Team USA athlete wins first medal in Sanda at Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Team USA's Isiah Ray Enriquez made history yesterday by being the first American athlete to win a bronze medal in Sanda (散打)at a Universiade games, the first...