Tourism industry recommends water activities at Penghu as firework festival draws near

As the 2021 Penghu International Fireworks Festival is set to open on April 22, online travel agency Klook is recommending five water activities to those who visit Penghu, an archipelago located in the Taiwan Strait. Klook said there is a proliferation of beautiful photos of turquoise seas and cerulean skies every summer, and many will [...]

Joe Chen to Get Married?

Taking part in Chinese reality show Meeting Mr. Right 2 <女兒們的戀愛2>, sparks flew between 42-year-old Taiwanese actress Joe Chen (陳喬恩) and Malaysian rich second generation Alan Chen (曾偉昌), and the two became a real-life couple. The show’s director even revealed that the couple will be tying the knot soon, raising further speculation! High Profile Dating for Two Years Labelled as a golden bachelorette, [...]

Elva Hsiao Recovers from Dog Bite Laceration on Her Face

Elva Hsiao on Instagram Stories Media outlets reported last month that Taiwanese star Elva Hsiao was in the hospital after her pet dog bit her on the face. Her wound was said to have been deep enough to merit stitches, requiring Elva to be confined in hospital for at least two months before she was discharged. Since leaving the [...]

Taiwan truck driver appears in court over fatal train crash

The train was carrying almost 500 people.FACEBOOK/鄭榮貴 A Taiwanese construction site manager whose truck rolled down a hill and collided with a train appeared in court on Saturday (April 3), local media reported. The accident on Friday killed 51 passengers and crew and injured nearly 180, making it the island’s worst rail disaster in 7 decades. [...]

Taiwan loses 2 fighter jets in apparent collision, third such crash in 6 months

The F-5E jets crashedReuters Two Taiwanese fighter jets crashed on Monday (March 22) in the third such incident in the past half-year, at a time when the Beijing-claimed island's armed forces are under increasing pressure to intercept Chinese aircraft on an almost daily basis. While Taiwan's air force is well trained and well equipped, mostly with US-made [...]

Malaysian Actor Hero Tai Seems To Have A Preference For Foreign Beauties

When starting a new relationship, most couples prefer to keep it on the down-low until it’s more established. Unfortunately, celebrities don’t have the same luxury sometimes. Malaysian actor Hero Tai or Tai Zu Xiong (戴祖雄) was photographed with Jana, whose real name is Tatiana Marchyshyna, a Ukrainian model while on a date. The duo went [...]

Huang Ming-an, Taiwanese actor, dead at 42

Huang Ming-an (黃民安), an actor and the head of the dance troupe Representation Theatre, died at the age of 42 on Saturday (March 13). In addition to his position at the theater, Huang appeared in many TV shows and films in Taiwan. The cause of death was a cardiogenic shock, according to CNA. Between performances at the [...]

Annie Yi Gives an Inside Look at Her Shanghai Home with Hubby Qin Hao

Taiwanese actress Annie Yi married Chinese actor Qin Hao who is ten years her junior in 2015 and gave birth to their baby girl in 2016 at the age of 48. Now that she has turned 53, Annie shares that last year was an extraordinary year for her and her family. Harrison Yu, her teenage son from her previous [...]

Taiwan Int’l Balloon Festival to kick off in July

2020 Taiwan International Balloon Festival (Courtesy of Taiwan International Balloon Festival) The 2021 Taiwan International Balloon Festival will run from July 3 to Aug. 8 at the Luye Highland for a total of 37 days.   Although this year’s main visual design has not yet been finalized, an official said that the event this year will feature [...]

Jacky Heung and Bea Hayden Kuo Celebrate Baby Daughter’s 100th Day

It appears congratulations are in order for new parents Jacky Heung and Bea Hayden Kuo who just threw a party to celebrate the 100th day of their daughter Cora in Taipei the other day. Aside from the lovely photos of Cora with her doting parents and grandparents, fans also got the unexpected treat of finding out Cora’s real name Xiang Zhi (向芷) [...]