Friday, December 5, 2014
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has named Heineken as 2015 Creative Marketer of the Year, the 42nd Lion the global brand will have received in four years when it picks up the award this June.
For revelers in Taiwan, New Year celebrations mainly mean two things: watching the countdown fireworks and catching the first daybreak of the year.1 Comment
Thursday, December 4, 2014
British singer Sarah Brightman is set to dazzle her fans in Taiwan with her ethereal soprano voice when she performs in Taipei in December.
Saturday, November 29, 2014
The ceremony for this year's Golden Pin Design Award, the longest-running design award in Taiwan, will be held in Taipei in December to recognize innovative designs from the Chinese-speaking world.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Despite media speculation that pop singer Jay Chou (周杰倫) will get married Jan. 18 since he openly revealed his romance with model Hannah Quinlivan, his own record and management company has confirmed only that he will have two wedding banquets -- one at home and one overseas.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Chinese actress Gong Li (鞏俐), who didn't win the Best Actress title in the 51st Golden Horse Awards, reportedly expressed her disappointment at the fairness of the awards yesterday, saying that the event failed to maintain fairness and make professional judgments. She said she will never go to the event again, even though it was her first time in attendance.1 Comment
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Taiwanese a capella choir the O-Kai Singers will tour four Southeast Asian countries between Nov. 25 and Dec. 4 to share Taiwan's musical culture with people in the region, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which is organizing the tour.
Monday, November 24, 2014
Sir Iaokoba Taeia Italeli, governor-general of Tuvalu earlier this month visited the International Spotlight Central Region Program event and gained familiarity with a number of Taiwan's most compelling cultural and creative industry attractions.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Chinese veteran actor Chen Jianbin (陳建斌) became the biggest winner at The 51st Golden Horse Awards (金馬獎) yesterday, winning in three of the four categories where he was nominated, including best lead actor and best supporting actor.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Hollywood actress Lily Collins arrived in Taiwan late Wednesday to attend the Golden Horse Awards ceremony in Taipei scheduled to take place this weekend.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
The Shinkong Mitsukoshi (新光三越) in the A9 building of the Xinyi shopping district recently held the "2014 Taiwan Crafts Competition: The Dream of Craft (2014臺灣工藝競賽: 工藝之夢),"which is one of the most acclaimed crafts competition in Taiwan.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
French actor Gaspard Ulliel revealed Monday in Taipei that he "fell in love with" Taiwanese actress Shu Qi (舒淇) after seeing her in director Hou Hsiao-hsien's (侯孝賢) 2001 film "Millennium Mambo" (千禧曼波).
Monday, November 17, 2014
Singer-songwriter JJ Lin (林俊傑) and actress Janine Chang (張鈞甯) are set to depart for Haiti late Sunday night to participate in a charity event there to help children.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
A 44-year-old Taiwanese man weighing 300 kilograms -- believed to be the most obese man in Asia -- was admitted to a hospital in Southern Taiwan Tuesday for treatment that doctors hope will allow him to shed two-thirds of his weight.