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 …

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 highest-grossing …

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 …

Bill passed to turn Taiwan Film Institute into a public body

| December 11, 2019 | | 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 …

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 over

the past year, Google's Year in Search revealed Wednesday.

The TV crime series, the first of its …

French TV show host lauds Liuqiu Island’s reusuable cups

| December 9, 2019 | | 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 …

Taiwanese designs a big winner at Golden Pin Design Award

| December 6, 2019 | | 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 …

Body of actor Godfrey Gao returned to Taiwan

| December 2, 2019 | | 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 …

A big day for jazz at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall

| November 30, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Award-winning musicians keyed off at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei on Saturday in two major jazz-inspired events held simultaneously that had audiences at the tourist attraction snapping their fingers and stepping to the …

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