Category Archives: Arts & Culture

International comic festival to be held as scheduled: organizer

| January 29, 2020 | | 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 | | 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 | | 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 | | 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 (?…

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

| December 11, 2019 | | 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…

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