Thursday, October 16, 2014
Renowned Japanese poet Shuntaro Tanikawa is set to grace this year's Taipei Poetry Festival, which will kick off a series of poetry events around the city beginning Oct. 18.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai (龍應台) will not comment on China's reported ban on Taiwanese novelist and film director Giddens Ko (九把刀) and Chinese American historian Yu Ying-shih (余英時) unless the news is substantiated, she said Monday.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
British multinational alcoholic beverages company Diageo PLC on Thursday, Oct. 2 launched the 11th Keep Walking: Dream Funding Project (Keep Walking夢想資助計劃), seeking to fund aspiring Taiwanese dreamers aiming to achieve a difficult goal.
Friday, October 10, 2014
The Video Game Orchestra (VGO), a symphony dedicated to performing tunes from game titles, said Thursday it looks forward to introducing the unique genre to Taiwanese with a local concert set on Saturday.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Monday, October 6, 2014
Around 9,000 people attended a concert in Taipei Saturday inspired by the aerial documentary "Beyond Beauty-Taiwan From Above." The concert featured performances by several artists, including pop diva A-mei (阿妹).
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Global Mechanic, a Vancouver-based design company, will co-present a keynote speech at this year's Taiwan Designers' Week, an industry-leading design conference that kicked off Friday.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
The "Meat-shaped Stone," one of the two most popular pieces of Taiwan's National Palace Museum (NPM), will soon be exhibited overseas for the first time in the second phase of a historic exhibition in Japan.
Taiwanese director Doze Niu's (鈕承澤) military drama "Paradise in Service" (軍中樂園) has been nominated for the top award at this year's Hawaii International Film Festival.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Taiwanese TV producer Angie Chai (柴智屏) denied bribery allegations against her in China on Monday, saying that she is simply needed in an investigation as a witness.
Monday, September 29, 2014
Good news for smartphone addicts: the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has developed an innovative way to get extra juice for mobile gadgets by collecting readily available heat and transforming it into electricity.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Li Bao-chun (李寶春) will perform two revised Peking Operas, "The Confidants" (知已) and "Yun Lo Mountain" (雲羅山), this weekend at the National Theater. "Yun Lo Mountain" will be performed today at 7:30 p.m. and tomorrow at 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
An Indonesian cabinet minister praised Taiwan's music, film and animated film industries Tuesday, saying that there is much her country can learn from Taiwan.