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Taipei (Taiwan)

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  • 'Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?' explores being gay in Taiwan

    'Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?' explores being gay in Taiwan
    Filmmaker Arvin Chen found his inspiration in the comment of a forty-something gay Taiwanese friend: A lot of gay men in Taiwan come out of the closet but later decide to live as straight married men. "Taiwan is pretty open culturally," said Chen, 35....
  • Injured panda cub is healed, back together with mom in Taiwan [Video]

    Injured panda cub is healed, back together with mom in Taiwan [Video]
    Yuan Yuan the giant panda and her new baby had a heart-melting reunion at Taipei Zoo that began with the cub swinging gently from her jaws and ended with the pair asleep in a heap on the floor. The female giant panda cub was born July 6, bright pink and...
  • Adorable giant panda cub born at Taipei Zoo

    What's black, white and adorable all over? The giant panda cub recently born at the Taipei Zoo in Taiwan, of course. Corny, I know, but she is ridiculously cute. Yuan Zai, now 6 months old, is the first giant panda to be born in Taiwan and thousands...
  • 'Beauty' celebrated at debut Taoyuan festival

    HONG KONG -- "Beyond Beauty," a big budget documentary detailing the clash between civilization and the natural environment, will kick off the first edition of the Taoyuan Int'l Film Festival in Taiwan. The non-competitive festival will run Oct 11-20...
  • Ang Lee to Head Golden Horse Awards Jury

    HONG KONG - Ang Lee, Taiwan's most cinematically acclaimed son, will head the awards jury as the island's Golden Horse festival puts on a show to remember for its 'golden anniversary' edition. The festival (Nov. 8-28) has also recruited other iconic...
  • Venice Downplays Tsai Ming-liang's "Stray Dogs" Nationality Squabble

    VENICE - A dispute at the Venice Film Festival over the nationality of Tsai Ming-liang's competition entry "Stray Dogs" is being downplayed by fest director Alberto Barbera. While Tsai and his producer Vincent Wang submitted the film as hailing from...
  • Roskam ethics review extended

    Roskam ethics review extended
     WASHINGTON — The House Ethics Committee said today it would continue its review of a $25,000-plus trip to Taiwan taken by Rep. Peter Roskam and his wife in 2011. Roskam, 51, a Wheaton Republican who entered Congress in 2007,  ranks No. 4 in his...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Soul'

    A spiritual horror-thriller about a psychopath who claims demonic possession, Taiwanese helmer Chung Mong-hong's "Soul" wavers between gory genre territory and arthouse ambitions, uneasily melding the mordant humor of 2008′s "Parking" with the...
  • Shut down the government? Taiwan lawmakers duke out disputes

    TAIPEI, Taiwan – When Taiwanese lawmakers exchanged blows in August, two of them rolled around on the floor, locked in some sort of amateur wrestling hold. Another one pulled up his sleeves to show off his biceps. A ruling party legislator cast an...
  • American's viral 'I quit' video hits home in Taiwan

    TAIPEI, Taiwan — An American woman who used a mocking video to quit her job at an animated graphics company here has virally showcased Taiwan’s demanding work conditions, which sometimes mean taking a cot to the office and have even led to...
  • Taiwan To Tax Cinema Tickets

    BUSAN - Taiwan may impose a 5% tax on all cinema tickets sold in the island territory. The proceeds will be channeled into a fund to help support the local movie industry. The proposal was put forward Wednesday by the Ministry of Culture at a meeting...