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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.
2016/06/30 | Beyonder Times
Singaporean Illustrator Draws in a World Without Sounds
Despite having a hearing disability, a Singaporean illustrator traveled to a foreign country, Taiwan, for his first time, and is now a professional illustrator for children’s picture books.
2016/06/17 | Olivia Yang
Taiwanese Cinematographer First Asian to Hold Retrospective at MoMA
MoMA will screen 15 films shot by award-winning cinematographer Mark Lee Ping-bing in Lee’s first American retrospective in his 30-year career.
2016/06/13 | TNL Staff
Chinese Films Cross Fingers for Distribution Slot in Taiwan
Cross-strait relations don’t only come up in politics, but in the movie industry as well. And in this battle, the Chinese are at a disadvantage in the Taiwanese market.
2016/06/09 | Olivia Yang
Is Gao Xingjian Running Out of Inspiration?
The Chinese-born winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature seems to want to make a splash in the painting world, but is his latest exhibition in Taipei boosting his image?
2016/06/08 | Olivia Yang
Students Refuse to Pull Photo From Female Body Hair Exhibition
Despite pressure from local residents, National Taiwan University respected the decision by a group of students not to remove an 'erotic' photo at a recent exhibition.
2016/06/06 | Olivia Yang
Feature: Bringing More than Taiwan Paper Art to the Louvre
Taiwanese paper artist Hung Hsin-fu mixes art and education, science and mathematics to create a truly memorable experience.
2016/06/04 | Olivia Yang
Taiwanese Sci-Fi Project Nominated for Venture Capital at Korean Film Festival
A Taiwanese sci-fi romance film project is poised to attract venture capital at the 20th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival.
2016/06/01 | TNL 編輯
Taiwan’s Lost Art of Paper Offering Revitalized at the Louvre
A Taiwanese paper art company is giving visitors at an exhibition in France a chance to explore a dying art form.
2016/05/30 | Hélène Belaunde
The Rise of Taiwanese Horror: Corpse Brides and Little Girls in Red
Two recent horror flicks suggest that Taiwanese directors are finally willing to break some longstanding taboos, with promising results.