Thursday, December 12, 2013
Through eons spent roaming Borneo's rainforests, Malaysia's Penan people became supremely adapted to surviving, and thriving, in the wild.
Influential jazz guitarist Jim Hall, who recorded with the likes of Ella Fitzgerald and Sonny Rollins in a career spanning over half a century, died Tuesday aged 83, media reports said.
Bosnia's most popular musician — a man whose international career has been built on music inspired by Balkan and Gypsy tunes — is searching for talented Roma children to help them get an education in music.
The chairman of the Hong Kong-Taiwan Economic and Cultural Co-operation and Promotion Council, Charles Lee (李業廣), yesterday arrived in Taiwan for a two-day visit to promote cultural exchanges between Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Well-known Chinese writer Xu Zhiyuan has ended his relationship with Kao Chin Su-mei, a Taiwanese lawmaker, but the two remain “good friends,” according to a friend of Xu.
The latest album of American pop artist and entertainer Britney Spears has immediately jumped to the top of music charts in Taiwan after being released in the country on Dec. 3.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
The Taiwanese documentary “Beyond Beauty: Taiwan From Above” continued its surprisingly strong showing at the box office last week and could crack the list of top 10 box office hits of the year in Taiwan this week, its distributor said.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
With notes of rock, jazz and opera, Washington feted piano man Billy Joel, actress Shirley MacLaine and guitarist Carlos Santana on Sunday at the Kennedy Center Honors, the capital's annual celebration of the arts.
Can a smash TV soap bring closure for historical wrongs and succor from contemporary turmoil? Check out a Turkish series on the 16th-century Suleiman monarch Suleiman the Magnificent.
The Los Angeles Film Critics Association split between the space odyssey “Gravity” and the futuristic romance “Her,” lending no more certainty to an awards season that's so far been full of contenders.