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2016/07/29 | Yuan-ling Liang

Taiwan and U.S. Libraries Fall Victim to Copyright Infringement

A series of books on Amazon may be illegal copies of ancient books owned by the U.S. Library of Congress and Taiwan’s National Central Library.

2016/07/28 | Olivia Yang

Vending Machine Sells Picture Books Featuring Taiwan Aboriginal Culture

Since there was no bookstore in an aboriginal village in southern Taiwan, one man came up with an idea: a vending machine.

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.

2016/07/27 | Austin Chad Willhoft

INTERVIEW: Taiwanese Artist Highlights Global Climate Change Through QR-Code Art

One of Taiwan’s less-known diplomatic allies, Tuvalu, is threatened by rising sea levels, and has inspired a Taiwanese artist to raise awareness of the issue through eco-art.

2016/07/27 | Jules Quartly

Your Home Away from Home – Camping in Taiwan

Camping is the ideal way to rest and relax in nature and has become an extremely popular leisure activity in Taiwan over the past decade. For good reason.  

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.

2016/07/26 | Olivia Yang

Art a Social Responsibility, Taiwanese Mountain Trash Artist Says

'I keep telling myself my art isn’t just about being different on the outside. I want people to know the art I create is to make a difference in society.'

2016/07/26 | Steven Crook

Chiayi: Visiting the City of 'Commendable Righteousness'

The opening of the National Palace Museum branch in nearby Taibao is bringing more tourists to the area.

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!

2016/07/22 | ZiQing Low

Taiwan’s Extinct Siraya Language Returns to Life

One of Taiwan's earliest Aboriginal writing systems, once thought to be extinct, will soon be taught in schools across Tainan.

2016/07/20 | Olivia Yang

Taipei Fine Arts Museum Adopts New Technology to Guide Visitors

A new app has been developed in Taipei to help guide museum and gallery visitors through exhibitions.

2016/07/18 | Edward White

Japanese-American Actress Apologizes to 'Everyone in China' for Instagram ‘Like’

'I was accused of posing offensively in front of a flag. I would also like to confirm, absolutely, that I am not in the picture.'

2016/07/15 | Chang Shin-wei

Swing Dancers Introduce Taipei to the World

'Naughty Swing' dancers performed at 30 tourist attractions around Taipei, including Chiou Fen, Ximen Red House, Bopiliao Old Street, the Shilin Night Market, and Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall.

2016/07/15 | Yuan-ling Liang

Start-ups, Daily Flights and New Pact Strengthen Taiwan-France Relations

Relations between Taiwan and France are strengthening with a working holiday pact, start-up collaboration and an uptick in direct fights between Paris and Taipei.

2016/07/14 | Chang Shin-wei

Taiwanese Packaging Design Shines at International Design Awards

Innovative and practical Taiwan fish packaging design picks up nine international awards.

2016/07/14 | Thomas Kellogg

China and the End of Reform

BOOK REVIEW: ‘China’s Future,’ By David Shambaugh

2016/07/14 | Jessie Guy-Ryan

The World's Only Tiananmen Square Museum May Be Closing

A legal fight plus an ideological shift among young activists could end one of the few places where Chinese citizens can learn about the June 4th Massacre.

2016/07/11 | Olivia Yang

Innovative Exhibition Showcases Calligraphy in 16,384 Ways

The beauty of traditional calligraphy is usually appreciated in complete characters, but an art exhibition encourages the audience to look beyond form with seven large-scale installations.

2016/07/06 | Olivia Yang

Sea Turtles of Taiwan Place Bronze in Paris Photography Contest

A collection of photos of sea turtles in Taiwan's waters has been awarded bronze in one of Europe's most prestigious photography competitions.

2016/07/04 | Olivia Yang

Taiwanese Scrivener-Turned-Artist Clashes Western and Eastern Cultures

The highly distinguishable artist has never received any professional training, but his works are in the possession of people like Luc Besson.