Shaw Yu-ming, the former head of Taiwan's now defunct Government Information Office and Cabinet spokesman, has been elected to serve as chairman of the Public Television Service (PTS).
Taiwan will be expanding its presence at the BookFest @ Malaysia, one of the largest books fairs in Southeast Asia, with the objective of taking a bigger share of the Chinese-language book market in that region.
A newly signed service trade agreement with China does not compromise on the core value of freedom of expression, the Ministry of Culture said on July 31.
Musician Zhang Hongming, an important figure in the nanguan music scene who was regarded as a 'national treasure' of Taiwan, passed away at the age of 94.
Taiwanese illustrator Tsao Chun-yen and late comic master Randy Ai were respectively awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Special Jury Prize by the 2013 Golden Comic Awards.
The Ministry of Culture will accept applications for the 2014 National Cultural Award up until Aug. 23, 2013. No restrictions are placed upon the nationality of the applicant.
Taiwanese bands and musicians, including the indigenous reggae-rock band Matzka, will rock the stage at this year's Summer Sonic music festival in Japan.
The trailer for the Taiwanese movie 'Kano' will be screened on Aug. 3 at Citi Field in New York as part of Taiwan Day celebrations that will be hosted by the New York Mets.
'Museum Without Walls: Rebuilding the Tongan Ships' will run admission-free till Sept. 22 at the Boiler Room of the Huashan 1914 Creative Park.
'The Pioneers of Taiwanese Artists – II,' featuring Taiwanese artists born during the period 1941-1950, is now showing at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts.