Arts & Culture


  • Confirm
  • .

2017/04/30 | TNL Staff

Six Museums Worth Visiting in Taipei

Good Eye Taipei’s recommendations for Taipei’s best museums.

2017/04/28 | Bibek Bhandari

Migrant Worker’s Essay Strikes Chord With Chinese Masses

A rural woman’s personal story of struggle and survival has made her an instant literary celebrity.

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.

2017/04/28 | Keith Menconi

INTERVIEW: A Taiwan Punk Tale

Joe Henley talks to Keith Menconi about his new book, 'Bu San Bu Si: A Taiwan Punk Tale.'

2017/04/28 | Juke Carolina Rumuat

How the Symbols of Indonesia’s Hardline Muslim Groups Reached the Pages of Marvel Comics

An Indonesian artist uploaded a sketch he made for X-Men Gold #1 and was quickly spotted symbols used by the Movement in Defense of Islam.

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.

2017/04/26 | August Rick

How a Shanghai Exhibition Wrestled With Our Digital Future

A recent city-center art show exposed the fading relevance of brick-and-mortar display.

2017/04/26 | Jeremy Olivier

Re-Evaluating the Legacy of Chiang Ching-kuo

Tomorrow marks the 107th anniversary of Chiang Ching-kuo’s birth. Jeremy Olivier questions whether the Generalissimo’s son was really the great initiator of democratic change so many politicians and academics like to say he was.

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!

2017/04/25 | TNL 編輯

Six Unique Libraries Worth Visiting in Taipei

Good Eye Taipei’s recommendations for Taipei’s best places to soak in the charm of libraries.

2017/04/24 | Rosemary Chen

Burying a Dictator: Fresh Bid to Remove All Statues of Chiang Kai-shek in Taiwan

'Statues [of Chiang] are the final remnant of the [Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT)] authoritarian regime, which has to be removed if a full-fledged democracy is to be realized.'

2017/04/21 | James Baron

From Caracas to Taipei: The Strange World of Ignacio Huang

The life of the Taiwan-born Argentine actor spans across continents and cultures.

2017/04/18 | Mark Andrews

Foreign Disciples Flock to Shanghai Tattoo Master

A Shanghai studio of skin and ink is attracting a steady stream of apprentices enthralled with the owner’s signature biomechanical style.

2017/04/16 | Cinema Escapist

Meet India’s Transgender Community in Documentary 'Black Sheep'

New documentary profiles the hijra — a unique transgender community in India with several thousand years of history.

2017/04/14 | Kuan Chen

Two Years in Jail for Calling Xi Jinping a ‘Steamed Bun’

It is a dangerous game playing fast and loose with nicknames in China, even with your friends online.

2017/04/12 | ZiQing Low

Is Eating Dog Meat Really on the Way Out in Asia?

Taiwan's dog meat ban has been welcomed but China’s largest 'dog meat festival' is set to enter its eighth year, and Indonesia sees an increase in dog meat consumption.