Taiwan Culture

Must-knows before celebrating Dragon Boat Festival in Taiwan!

TAIPEI (The China Post) — If this is your first time celebrating the Dragon Boat Festival in Taiwan, here are just a few things you...

Quick Take | Myths about the origin of Dragon Boat Festival

TAIPEI (The China Post) — There are many different theories to the origin of boat rowing during the Dragon Boat Festival. One of them...

The origin of Zongzis, symbolic food of Dragon Boat Festival

TAIPEI (The China Post) — "Zongzi" (粽子), also known as sticky rice dumplings, are a traditional type of Chinese food eaten during the Dragon...

Canadian participates in Dragon Boat Festivities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (The China Post) — One of the most anticipated holidays in Taiwan is the Dragon Boat Festival, a tradition that dates back to...

Apple Daily Taiwan to lay off 13 percent of staff

TAIPEI (CNA) — Apple Daily Taiwan, one of the country's major Chinese language newspapers, announced Monday plans to lay off 140 employees or 13 percent...

Tang Prize recipients show rule of law principles can be achieved

TAIPEI (CNA) — Three overseas nongovernmental organizations that have won the 2020 Tang Prize for their significant contributions to the rule of law show that...

Dajia Matsu returns home temple after 9-day inspection procession

TAICHUNG (CNA) — Dajia Matsu returned to her home temple, the Jenn Lann Temple in Dajia District, Taichung City, late Saturday following a nine-day annual...

Spectacular? Frightening? Solar eclipses seen through time

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A solar eclipse is set to occur on June 21 (Sunday), and people across nine counties in Taiwan will...

Taipei Manhole Cover Design Exhibition begins Monday

TAIPEI (CNA) — Eight specially designed manhole covers that reflect features of four districts in Taipei were put on display Monday for a four-day...

Tickets for Taipei Film Festival sold out within an hour

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Pre-sale tickets for the 2020 Taipei Film Festival, which runs from June 6 to July 11, were sold out...

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