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.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Several Taiwan news outlets yesterday reported that late Hollywood star and comedian Robin Williams reportedly visited Taiwan in July of 2013.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Celebrities and public figures in Taiwan took to social media sites Tuesday to mourn the passing of Hollywood actor Robin Williams, who was found dead from an apparent suicide in his northern California home on Monday.
Director Luc Besson and his producer-cum-wife Virginie Silla will arrive in Taiwan Sunday to promote Besson's new action thriller “Lucy,” parts of which were shot in Taipei.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Sky watchers in Taiwan awaiting the Perseid meteor shower in the early hours Wednesday are likely to be disappointed by another astrological phenomenon: a full moon lighting up the night sky.
American rock group Mr. Big will perform in Taiwan in late November, the fourth time the band has played here since it was formed in 1988, according to the local concert promoter.
Monday, August 11, 2014
Japanese voice actor Yuki Kaji caused a stir on Sunday at the Taipei 2014 Comic Exhibition, where he met hundreds of fans at an autograph session for the mega popular manga-turned-anime series “Attack on Titan.”