National Mar 31, 2016

Japan urges Taiwan to relax restrictions on food imports

Japan's de facto embassy in Taiwan has urged the country to relax restrictions placed on food from certain prefectures after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. The Interchange Association, which is responsible for bilateral relations in the absence of diplomatic ties, said in a statement that ...

The back story to Taiwan's treasures

Art Aug 7, 2014

The back story to Taiwan's treasures

by C.B. Liddell

The artworks and objects on display at the Tokyo National Museum's latest show, "Treasured Masterpieces from the National Palace Museum, Taipei," have had something of checkered history. A large part of this was due to the efforts of the Japanese Imperial Army to get ...

Japan's storied all-female Takarazuka theater troupe wows Taiwan

National Apr 7, 2013

Japan's storied all-female Takarazuka theater troupe wows Taiwan

The Takarazuka musical theater troupe began a series of performances in Taiwan on Saturday, the all-female group's first show on the island since its formation in Hyogo Prefecture 99 years ago. All 24,000 seats have been sold out for the production, which runs through April ...