In classrooms across the country, children are taught that the first humans in Taiwan arrived at least 20,000 years ago. Lab results from the U.S. and Australia indicate that it could be as few as 3,000.
The force is strong in Ximending.
Martial Arts film "The Assassin," (刺客聶隱娘) Taiwan's submission for the next year's Academy Awards, has been picked by the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) as the best non-English language film of 2015.
Lawmakers and people from the film community are mourning the death of Taiwanese actor Ko Chun-hsiung (柯俊雄), who died of cancer at the age of 70 on Sunday.
Electronic music, shouts, stomps, incantations, and dance movements mimicking religious rituals are all part of a production titled "13 Tongues", which will be presented next year by Cloud Gate 2 to tell the story of Taipei's earliest settlement.
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) defended members of his administration placing in the lowest rung of an opinion poll of municipal employees yesterday, adding that he was not considering any personnel changes.
The Taiwanese champion of an international cooking contest yesterday said his team is gearing up preparation to represent Taiwan in the upcoming grand finale of the "United Tastes of America -- Asian Chef Challenge contest" to be held next year in Japan.
Taiwanese musician Hung Chien-chun recently grabbed the top prize at the Bertold Hummel- Wettbewerb flute competition in Germany.
A doctor in Eastern Taiwan has photographed the green flash that sometimes occurs right after sunset or right before sunrise, becoming the first person in Taiwan to capture the rare optical phenomenon.
Martial arts film "The Assassin" (刺客聶隱娘) by Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien (侯孝賢) has been voted the best movie of 2015 by British and international critics, the British Film Institute (BFI) said Friday.