Friday, August 14, 2015
A set of four stamps featuring images of wartime scenes and celebrations marking the surrender of Japan, along with a set of coins issued by the Central Bank commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Republic of China's victory in the 1937-1945 War Against Japanese Aggression have become popular among collectors, a local stamp collectors club said Thursday.
A Taiwanese artist donated his latest work made from discarded steel cables to Karlsruhe as a gift to the German city that is celebrating its 300th anniversary this year.
Concert pianist Rueibin Chen (陳瑞斌), one of Taiwan's best-known musical exports, performed July 25 at the Orange County Summer Music Festival in the United States.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
A musical play will be staged around the country later this month to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the R.O.C.'s victory over Japan in the Second Sino-Japanese War, the Taiwan military announced yesterday.
Monday, August 10, 2015
An amateur Japanese chorus group is holding two concerts in Taiwan to apologize for Japan's wartime actions and send the message of peace.
Academia Historica, the top organization in Taiwan responsible for recording the country's history, will release a documentary on Aug. 15 to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II.
Sunday, August 9, 2015
The ongoing 2015 Comic Exhibition in Taipei yesterday drew thousands of fair-goers despite Typhoon Soudelor damaging the capital city with strong gusts and torrential rain.
Saturday, August 8, 2015
Prominent Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien (侯孝賢) said Friday that his childhood experiences with films and books have shaped him as a director and helped him make the acclaimed martial arts film "The Assassin" (聶隱娘).
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Fans of American pop rock band Maroon 5 who missed the chance to pick up tickets to the band's Sept. 14 concert in Taipei can look forward to Aug. 9, when tickets to the band's extra concert will go on sale.
Sunday, August 2, 2015
The Department of Commerce of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (經濟部商業司) held a press conference yesterday in an attempt to boost the food industry and domestic consumption by inviting members of the public and tourists to taste local Taiwanese food.