China prevents wife from visiting jailed Taiwan rights activist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China has prevented relatives from visiting jailed human rights activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲) for two times running, raising fears about his health, his wife said Saturday. ...

Hong Kong 'wuxia' writer Louis Cha dies aged 94

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hong Kong "wuxia" novelist Louis Cha, the best-selling Chinese-language author, died in hospital aged 94 on Tuesday, media reports said. Cha, better known und...

Free Wednesday screenings of wuxia movies from 1960s Taiwan in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Taipei-based Taiwan Film Institute will screen four classic martial arts movies from the 1960s that feature the portrayal of female protagonists by Taiwanese wuxia direc...

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 the Wu...

Photo of the Day: Kid dressed as swollen Ouyang Feng

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens are going bananas over an image posted of a kid dressed for Halloween as Leung Chiu-wai's depiction of the Wuxia character Ouyang Feng with swollen lips ...

Taiwanese react on social media to Trump's win

Like much of the rest of the world, Taiwanese netizens are in a state of shock after Donald Trump's stunning victory in the U.S. presidential election. Many expressed their astonishment and frustr...

Critics name 'The Assassin' best movie of 2015: BFI

Martial arts film "The Assassin" by Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien has been voted the best movie of 2015 by British and international critics, the British Film Institute (BFI) said Friday. ...

Jack Ma urges Taiwan to close generation gap in private sector

Taipei, Dec. 15 (CNA) Pointing to the lack of new companies founded in Taiwan in the past 15 years, Alibaba Group Chairman Jack Ma on Monday urged Taiwan to address the pervasive generation gap pla...