Saturday, October 31, 2015
French cyclist Damien Frederic Monier has emerged as the winner of the 2015 Taiwan KOM (King of the Mountains) Challenge and the race's NT$1 million (US$30,733) first prize, the Tourism Bureau said Friday.
The last day of the 2015 International Austronesian Conference (IAC, 2015 南島民族國際會議) revolved around discussions on preserving the indigenous heritage in face of environmental and human challenges yesterday.
Friday, October 30, 2015
A short Taiwanese documentary about a Buddhist temple in Hualien won an award at this year's ART&TUR - International Tourism Film Festival in Portugal.
Monday, October 26, 2015
Tien Feng (田豐), winner of the Golden Horse Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014, has passed away, local media reported on Friday. He was 87 years old.
Sunday, October 25, 2015
New Zealand cross-over soprano Hayley Westenra will hold a concert in Taiwan in December, performing her own songs as well as popular Western and Mandarin works, according to the concert promoter.
The 2015 Asia-Pacific Culture Day kicked off in Taipei yesterday to showcase the music, dancing and food of countries in the region and promote exchanges and a better understanding of Taiwan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced.
Friday, October 23, 2015
Eun-Hee Ji of South Korea fired a 6-under 66 Thursday to take the lead after the first round of the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship, while local favorite Yani Tseng achieved the best score among the Taiwanese players, tying for 27th.
Monday, October 19, 2015
The Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival, the largest film festival in Taiwan, will open Nov. 5, screening some 180 films from around the world over a 22-day period.
Sunday, October 18, 2015
A new Guinness World Record was established in Pingtung County, Southern Taiwan, on Saturday when 1,000 people gave a musical performance that featured a two-stringed folk instrument.
Few Taiwanese are familiar with the stories of Japanese people who were born and raised in Taiwan and deported to Japan after the end of the Second World War.