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Sunday, May 31, 2015
Taiwan -- Old man and his house pique curiosity
A mysterious old man who maintains an old house furnished with abandoned materials and painted pure white, has stirred interest in Eastern Taiwan's Taitung County.
Shakespeare's Globe theater will soon visit Taiwan again to perform "Hamlet" as part of an international program to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, widely seen as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
Friday, May 29, 2015
Lin Hwa-ching (林華慶), the deputy director of the National Taiwan Museum (NTM, 國立台灣博物館) yesterday said that the museum has recently recruited 10 tour guides from various countries to aid foreign language speakers visiting the museum.
Taiwan's Hou Hsiao-hsien (侯孝賢), who has just won the best director award at the Cannes Film Festival in France with his first martial arts film "The Assassin" (聶隱娘), said Wednesday that his next project will be a movie about a river goddess set in the modern era.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Taiwan -- Taiwan's Hou takes the best director accolade in Cannes
 Renowned Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien (侯孝賢) on Sunday took home the accolade of Best Director from the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival for his first historical martial arts piece "The Assassin" (聶隱娘).
Monday, May 25, 2015
Taiwan -- 'Assassin' faces strong contenders at Cannes
Renowned Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien's (侯孝賢) first martial arts film "The Assassin" (聶隱娘), has earned critical acclaim but faces strong contenders such as "Carol" in the race for the Palme d'Or, the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival.
A Chinese Buddha statue which lost its head 20 years ago, had its head reattached in Taiwan on Saturday, thanks to an anonymous Taiwanese art collector.
Taiwan -- Buddha statue from China gets its head reattached in Taiwan
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Taiwan -- 'The Assassin' offers martial arts with an arty twist
The Assassin" (聶隱娘) is a rare thing -- a martial-arts movie in competition for prizes at Cannes.
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Monday, May 18, 2015
French film critics expressed their admiration for Taiwanese film director Hou Hsiao-hsien (侯孝賢), whose latest work, "The Assassin" (聶隱娘), is one of the 19 movies taking part in the main competition at the Cannes Film Festival.
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Over 60 museums and arts and cultural centers across Taiwan will offer free admission over the next two days to mark International Museum Day on Monday.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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