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2016/08/31 | Olivia Yang

Taiwanese Kindness Saves Swedish Post-Rock Band

Swedish post-rock band pg.lost landed in Taiwan last night, only to find out that some of their equipment had been sent to China.

2016/08/30 | Olivia Yang

Taiwanese Band in Controversial Music Video Releases Statement

'We thought this was a pretty positive story and I was willing to make the sacrifice.'

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.

2016/08/29 | Malaysiakini

Namewee: Don’t Go After Taiwanese Band

MV controversy: 'If you want to hold someone responsible, then let it be me alone.'

2016/08/17 | Yang Ning

Unknown, Unheard: Where Are All the Chinese Composers?

The Internet age is breaching new frontiers, but Chinese classical musicians are noticeably absent.

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.

2016/08/15 | Yuan-ling Liang

Taiwanese Flock to See Controversial Hong Kong Film

Banned in China, the controversial Hong Kong film 'Ten Years' is enjoying good play time in Taiwan.

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!

2016/08/10 | Olivia Yang

New Film Project Sheds Light on Sexual Exploitation of Minors in Taiwan

'I think this subject, the sexual exploitation of minors, is a very difficult one. We wanted to do it in a way that I would want to watch it, even if I don’t understand that world.'

2016/08/09 | Rinse

PHOTO STORY: Chinese Opera Has Changed in Thailand

Fewer and fewer ethnic Chinese are willing to become members of Chinese opera crews in Thailand. How is the traditional art holding up then?

2016/08/08 | Sarah Laskow

Did a Coded Message Lead an American to a Lost Civilization in China?

In 2016, the odds of finding a 'lost' civilization or even a city seem low. And yet...

2016/08/04 | Olivia Yang

Pianist Gwhyneth Chen Offers Lessons to 'Give Taiwanese Pianists An Opportunity'

'The funding problems faced by the competition raise a very real and serious question of whether classical music can survive in Taiwan in such a starved environment.'

2016/08/02 | Steven Crook

Chimei Museum’s Violins and Tools of Violence

Industrialist Shi Wen-long shares his eclectic and fascinating collection of art and artifacts through his private museum.

2016/08/02 | Olivia Yang

Online Media Mata Taiwan Bridges the Gap Between Aborigines and 'Han Chinese'

'Many non-Aborigines see Taiwan as one community that should come together to pursue a mutual goal, but the differences in Aborigine and Han consciousness need to be addressed for us to discuss a future together.'

2016/08/01 | Matthew Fulco

In Taipei, the Rising Sun Casts a Long Shadow

More than 70 years after Japanese colonial rule in Taiwan ended, Japan’s legacy endures in the Taiwanese capital.