Sunday, August 24, 2014
Since hitting theaters Aug. 15, Taiwanese bestselling writer and film director Giddens Ko's new film “Cafe. Waiting. Love” has posted strong box office sales, with ticket sales surpassing the NT$100 million (US$3.33 million) mark.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Director Luc Besson yesterday praised the Taiwanese cast and crew members who contributed to his action thriller “Lucy,” saying everyone worked together like a cohesive football team when the film was shot in Taipei last year.1 Comment
Internationally renowned restaurant chain Din Tai Fung (鼎泰豐) said Tuesday it does not have any plans to open an eatery in Paris, despite film director Luc Besson saying earlier that day that he hopes the dumpling house will set up shop in his hometown.
After several twists and turns, American singer songwriter Mariah Carey will perform in Taiwan in late October as part of her Asia tour.1 Comment
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
A movie based on the true story of a Taiwanese Air Force fighter jet pilot and his visually impaired wife will be released in Taiwan in October, the producers said Monday.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Taiwanese bands, including Mayday, rocked the audience at this year's Summer Sonic music festival on Saturday in the Japanese cities of Tokyo and Osaka.
Sunday, August 17, 2014
French director Luc Besson, who cast several Taiwanese actors in his new action thriller “Lucy,” has praised Taiwan for “having a lot of talented actors” in an interview released Saturday.
The cancellation of Celine Dion's Taipei concert in October could reopen the possibility of a performance in the city by Mariah Carey, who was vying for the same venue earlier this month.
Chinese-American historian Yu Ying-shih, the first Tang Prize winner in Sinology, promised Friday to visit Taiwan for the first time in six years in September and attend the Tang Prize award ceremony and related events in person.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Malaysian-Chinese film director Tsai Ming-liang (蔡明亮) has been made an officer in the Order of Arts and Letters of France for his contribution to the development of cultural cooperation between France and Taiwan, the French representative office in Taiwan announced.