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...

18 ways to be Taiwanese: Video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Aug. 18, the Taiwan-based YouTube channel Haomao Productions posted a video titled "How to be Taiwanese," a comical list of stereotypes about the cultural eccentri...

Team USA athlete wins first medal in wushu at Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Team USA's Emily Fan made history today by being the first American athlete to win a bronze medal in wushu (武術) at a Universiade games, the first time the sport has be...

Taiwan wins 1st-ever gold medal in Wushu at Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Hsu Kai-kuei (許凱貴) made history today by being the first Taiwanese athlete to win a gold medal in wushu (武術) at a Universiade games, the first time the sport ...

Interview with USA Wushu Team at Taipei Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The modern sport of wushu (武術) is making its debut at the 2017 Taipei Universiade and Taiwan News interviewed the USA Wushu Team athletes as they prepared t...

Interview with USA Sanda Team at Taipei Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The combat sport of Sanda (散打) is making its debut at the 2017 Taipei Universiade and Taiwan News interviewed the USA Sanda Team fighters as they prepare to battle fo...

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 ...

LEADING OFF: Bumgarner back from crash, All-Stars aplenty

A look at what's happening all around the majors: ___ BUM IS BACK Giants ace Madison Bumgarner returns to the mound for the first time since a dir...

Red Sox cut losses, designate Sandoval for assignment

BOSTON (AP) — Panda-mania is over in Boston before it ever really began. The Red Sox designated third baseman Pablo Sandoval for assignment on Friday, cutting their losses on the $95...

Taiwan’s iconic films of 80s to re-screen in July 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Six films directed by Edward Yang (楊德昌) and Hou Hsiao-hsien (侯孝賢), two of the most important directors of the New Taiwanese Cinema movement, are to be screened in the cine...

Photo of the Day: Evil henchmen attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Thugs rush toward the heroine "Lily" as she enters the secret layer of the villain Samsara in a trailer for the independent kung fu film "Sweet and Sou...