Old photos wanted in Taiwan cultural memory photography competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Culture (MOC) is calling for submissions of photos featuring Taiwan’s “heritage sites” or “collective memories” as part of th...

Submissions wanted for Trending Taiwan film competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Filmmakers of all nationalities are being invited to participate in the 2019 Trending Taiwan Short Film Competition” (全民潮臺灣短片徵件競賽), which celebrates the island&rsquo...

Leopard cat design on Taiwan trains criticized for resembling leopard

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A campaign to promote the importance of leopard cat protection in Taiwan by decorating the interior of trains turned out to be rather embarrassing, as the illustrations of...

National Taiwan University develops smart agriculture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Taiwan University (NTU) has joined hands with the drone industry to establish the Apex Agri-Intelligence Lab on Monday (Aug. 19). NTU's College of Bio-Reso...

Artists gather in Taipei for residency program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Performing Arts Center (TPAC) invited 12 artists from 12 Asian-Pacific countries to join the four-week residency program Artist Lab in Taipei, as part of Asia Disco...

2019 Made In Taiwan: artists win chance to present in ART TAIPEI

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the program "2019 Made in Taiwan – Young Artist Discovery" (2019MIT), eight artists have been chosen to participate in ART TAIPEI this October. The M...

Photo of the Day: Lightning strike over Hualien, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the evening of Saturday (July 27), as lighting storms rolled across Taiwan’s eastern seaboard, a photographer in Hualien was anxiously watching the skies to captu...

In prized Venezuelan building, a long wait for light

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — When the lights began flickering back on in Venezuela's capital, residents in the six-story Doleli Building hailed as part of the city's cultural patrimony remained in the da...

Museum of Taiwan sculptor Ju Ming marks 20th anniversary with night show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The museum housing the works of Taiwan’s most famous sculptor, Ju Ming (朱銘), is celebrating its 20th anniversary by opening up its grounds in the distant hills of Ne...

Amazing time-lapse video shows awesome beauty of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A year after releasing an amazing time-lapse video of several gorgeous places in Taiwan, a Danish photographer on Thursday (July 4) uploaded a sequel video as his "gift to...

How I ditched debt: 'It made our marriage so strong'

In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over debt. Responses have been edited for length and clarity. BAILEY AND RAY ROBERTSON HOW MUCH: $33...

Central Taiwan’s Dongshi Forestry Culture Park open every day until September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Dongshi Forestry Culture Park (東勢林業文化園區), located in Taichung City’s Dongshi District, will be open to visitors every day from July 1 to August 31 to allow the public...

AP names Sally Stapleton to manage new global religion team

NEW YORK (AP) — Sally Stapleton, an award-winning editor, photojournalist and newsroom leader, has been tapped to direct global religion coverage for The Associated Press, overseeing a new team that w...

Kiichiro Sato, Foster Klug named to leadership posts in Asia

BANGKOK (AP) — The Associated Press is bolstering its coverage of Asia by naming an experienced photo editor and a seasoned foreign correspondent to key leadership posts in Tokyo. Ki...

Student calls Han's Taiwan presidential run 'too ridiculous'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During a photography session with itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), a junior high school student boldly told Han that his preside...