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2016/10/28 | Hsu Chia-yu

TNLI Listing of Weekend Events (10/28-30)

What's on this weekend in Taiwan.

2020/11/13 | 廣編企劃

Taiwan Sets First Creative Content Fest Dedicated to All Modes of Creativity

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic might have paralyzed global travel but that has not stopped Taiwan from flexing its muscles and putting its film and entertainment content on the world stage.

2016/10/23 | Brian Hioe

EXHIBIT REVIEW: Taipei Biennial 2016

‘The Taipei Biennial 2016 not only fails to live up to its claimed aims, but in and of itself, does not cohere as an exhibition.’

2016/10/22 | Andy Wright

How 'All the President's Men' Defined the Look of Journalism on Screen

As we enter the final leg of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, let us examine one of the iconic film portrayals of press and politics.

2020/11/13 | 廣編企劃

TAICCA Initiatives Help Taiwanese Content Ride Cultural Wave to Global Distribution

In July, TAICCA initiated the First Mile program, linking publishers, scriptwriters, and investors for the Print-to-Screen Adaptation Content Development Plan to boost TV and film production in Taiwan. The program extends to the 2020 Taiwan Creative Content Fest.

2016/10/21 | ZiQing Low

Taiwan's Council of Indigenous Peoples Pulls Out of Hangzhou Cultural Expo

The organizers removed signage from the Council of Indigenous Peoples’ booth due to disagreement over using the term 'indigenous peoples.'

2016/10/19 | Beyonder Times

Japanese Live House Owner’s Romance: Connecting Indie Music of Taiwan and Japan

Terao Budha believes the nationality of a band has become less important. The point is whether the artists feel happy when they play their music.

2016/05/20 | 廣編企劃

Think You Know Chiayi? Check Out These Fun Facts!

How much do you know about Chiayi? Let's get to know Chiayi with the city's historical and geographic background along with some fun facts!

2016/10/19 | Chen Jingnan

Chinese Writers of Children’s Stories Must Get with the Times

Established childrens’ authors are failing to capture changing attitudes toward marriage and gender.

2016/10/18 | Yuan-ling Liang

HK Manga Fans Call For Release of Detained Chinese Subtitle Translators

Protesters say the translators are 'cultural ambassadors' and that content providers depend on them to make their productions better known.

2016/10/14 | Olivia Yang

Director of WDC Mexico City 2018 Reflects on Taipei

What can Mexico City learn from Taipei, this year's World Design Capital? And what challenges does it face?

2016/10/14 | Kyodo News

Creating Personal Packages for Gifts Becoming Popular in Japan

Ever want to put an original photo and message on the packages of such products as cosmetics, cookies and beer given as gifts? Now you can.

2016/10/13 | The Japan Times

OPINION: Timbuktu and the Historic Ruling to Protect Culture

A country stripped of its history during war is rendered an orphan.

2016/10/13 | Olivia Yang

Art Exhibition Highlights Concerns of Penghu Casino Plan

The outlying island archipelago located in the Taiwan Strait will be seeing its second referendum on a casino bill this Saturday. A group of artists are raising awareness of the issue at a new exhibition in Taipei.

2016/10/13 | Bruce Jacobs

BOOK REVIEW: Green Island

A review of Shawna Yang Ryan's 'Green Island.'

2016/10/11 | Nathan Jubb

The Rags-to-Riches Artist Who Doesn’t Want Riches

From humble beginnings in rural China, ballpoint pen artist Ji Hongyan found fame while working in an university canteen.

2016/10/10 | Chen Changye

The Rise and Fall of Film Adaptations in Chinese Cinema

Transforming content into movies has been a popular trend in Chinese cinema for decades, but recently artistic quality has been declining.

2016/10/09 | Brian Hioe

OP-ED: Nuit Blanche, A Half-Hearted Attempt At Making Taipei Look Like An 'Artsy' City?

'Taipei’s hosting of Nuit Blanche seems like a half-hearted, commercialized attempt to make Taipei look like an artistic city when the actual creative centers of the city are at risk.'