Category Archives: Arts & Culture

International comic festival to be held as scheduled: organizer

| January 29, 2020 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-The annual Taipei International Comics and Animation Festival will go ahead this week as scheduled, despite escalating fears over the spread of a new coronavirus that originated in China, the organizer said Wednesday.Kao Shih-chuang (???), who i…

Jay Chou Taiwan’s most popular singer: 2 music-streaming sites

| January 24, 2020 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-Jay Chou (???) has been ranked as the most popular pop singer in Taiwan on two major music streaming platforms Spotify and LINE Music in 2019.As the record label industry has felt the pinch of emergent digital technology with sales plunging, mus…

Two Taiwanese films selected for Rotterdam film festival

| December 19, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-Two Taiwanese movies, “Detention” and “Synapses,” have been selected for screening at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) next year, with the latter competing in the Big Screen category.The psychological horror “Detention,” the high…

Taiwanese inventor and digital learning pioneer receive award

| December 12, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-The inventor of an earthquake early warning system and a pioneer in digital learning in Taiwan jointly received this year’s Executive Yuan Award for Outstanding Science and Technology Contribution on Thursday.Wu Yih-min (???) and Chan Tak-wai (?…

Bill passed to turn Taiwan Film Institute into a public body

| December 11, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-The Legislative Yuan on Tuesday passed a bill that will transform the Taiwan Film Institute (TFI) from a foundation into an administrative public body and expand its status as a national film and audio-visual culture center.The TFI was set up as…

Taiwanese TV drama tops Google’s Year in Search list for Taiwan

| December 11, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-The World Between Us (???????), a Taiwanese television drama, was the most-searched-for item on Google in Taiwan overthe past year, Google’s Year in Search revealed Wednesday.The TV crime series, the first of its kind to explore the issue of ran…

French TV show host lauds Liuqiu Island’s reusuable cups

| December 9, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-A French TV show host who recently visited Liuqiu, a coral island off the coast of eastern Taiwan’s Pingtung County, praised the reusable cups offered by the island’s cup-sharing program as well as its other eco-friendly schemes.Jerome Pitorin v…

Taiwanese designs a big winner at Golden Pin Design Award

| December 6, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-The design work “The Guidebook of Marine Debris” by a Taipei-based environmental conservation organization on Thursday won two 2019 Golden Pin design awards, a top design award in the global Mandarin-speaking market.The design by Taiwan RE-THINK…

Body of actor Godfrey Gao returned to Taiwan

| December 2, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-The body of Canadian-Taiwanese actor Godfrey Gao (???), who passed away after a fatal heart attack last week while taking part in a reality show in China, was returned to Taiwan Monday.Gao’s girlfriend Bella and his elder brother Charles Gao (??…

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