Monday, September 1, 2014
A free outdoor concert by local and foreign musical talents will take place in Taipei in late September to commemorate late Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, who was captured and beheaded in Pakistan while on assignment in 2002.
The 7th Taipei Fringe Festival kicked off Saturday, marking the beginning to over 500 different performances taking place around the city through mid-September.
Sunday, August 31, 2014
Kai Ko made a big mistake the first time he lit up a joint two years ago, the 23-year-old actor told a press conference Saturday in Taipei, where he remorsefully apologized for using the drug again this month and ending up detained in Beijing for two weeks.2 Comments
Friday, August 29, 2014
“Taipei Factory II,” a three-part film co-produced by Taiwan and Italy, will have its world premiere at the 71st Venice Film Festival Aug. 31.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday said that the “2014 Asia Pacific Culture Day” is set to start next month at a local arts and exposition park.
Tickets to singer-songwriter Jay Chou's (周杰倫) Hong Kong concerts in November sold out within two hours after going on sale on Monday, according to JVR Music, Chou's record company.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The sci-fi thriller “Lucy,” starring American actress Scarlett Johansson, has taken the Taiwan box office by storm, raking in NT$185 million (US$6.17 million) within the first five days of its local release.
Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, whose giant floating Rubber Duck made a big splash across Taiwan last year, has been commissioned by Taoyuan County to produce a giant white rabbit next month.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Director Luc Besson said Tuesday in Taipei that he is unlikely to make a sequel for his new action thriller “Lucy” unless some good ideas come up.
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.