Blog posts from the team at International Community Radio Taipei, Taiwan's only English radio station.
Top 5 Highest-earning Taiwan Singers

Top 5 Highest-earning Taiwan Singers

Popstar Jay Chou has maintained his iron-grip on the top spot as the highest-earning singer in Taiwan so far this year. According to the latest tally from the Apple Daily,...
South Korean Girl Group "GFriends" to Visit Taiwan

South Korean Girl Group “GFriends” to Visit Taiwan

Up-and-coming girl band “GFriends” is set to visit Taiwan for the first time ever. The six-member group will have a meet-and-greet session with fans...
Ella Chen Announced as TIQFF Ambassador

Ella Chen Announced as TIQFF Ambassador

Ella Chen of the girl group S.H.E. has been revealed as the ambassador of the 3rd annual Taiwan International Queer Film Festival. At the press conference in Taipei last...
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Taiwan Talk: Taiwan in Time in August

Taiwan Talk: Taiwan in Time in August

Listen to the podcast version of the show at the ICRT website, on iTunes, or DOWNLOAD IT HERE! This week, we continue our new interview series for Taiwan Talk. Just to recap, Taipei...Continue reading
Taiwan Talk: Wu Feng returns to talk travel

Taiwan Talk: Wu Feng returns to talk travel

Listen to the podcast version of the show at the ICRT website, on iTunes, or DOWNLOAD IT HERE! Today on the show we speak with Taiwan based Turkish performer and...Continue reading
Charlie Puth Addicted to Taiwan Bubble Milk Tea

Charlie Puth Addicted to Taiwan Bubble Milk Tea

Charlie Puth came to share his good voice with fans and was deeply fascinated by Taiwan. The talented young artist Charlie Puth had his first concert in Taiwan on...Continue reading
Chou Tzuyu and TWICE Drive Korean Soldiers Crazy

Chou Tzuyu and TWICE Drive Korean Soldiers Crazy

A performance by Chou Tzuyu and her band members made over a hundred Korean soldiers dance, cheer, and shout, and even brought some to tears. The kpop group TWICE...Continue reading
Upcoming Taiwan Concert Schedule

Upcoming Taiwan Concert Schedule

The Platters Taipei Date:  9 October 2016 Venue: Taipei International Convention Center Tickets Image via The Platters Facebook Scorpions Taipei Date: 3 October 2016 Venue: Taipei Nangang Exhibition Hall Image via allevents.in Pentatonix Taipei Date: 20 September 2016 Venue: National Taiwan...Continue reading
Taiwan Talk: Facing history with a video game

Taiwan Talk: Facing history with a video game

Listen to the podcast version of the show at the ICRT website, on iTunes, or DOWNLOAD IT HERE! We speak to the creator of Detention, a forthcoming video  game from...Continue reading
Actress Ariel Lin Drunk on Set

Actress Ariel Lin Drunk on Set

Actress Ariel Lin got a taste of “drinking on the job” for a major scene in her upcoming movie, “My Egg Boy”. The star portrays a woman in her 30’s dealing with the...Continue reading
Taiwan Talk: Taiwan in Time in July

Taiwan Talk: Taiwan in Time in July

Listen to the podcast version of the show at the ICRT website, on iTunes, or DOWNLOAD IT HERE! This week, we continue our new interview series for Taiwan Talk. Just to recap, Taipei...Continue reading
English in the News--Rant and Rave 叫囂,大聲抱怨

English in the News–Rant and Rave 叫囂,大聲抱怨

rant and rave (為了某人或某事)叫囂,激昂地講話 : to talk or complain loudly or angrily about someone or               something   Examples: 1) Why don’t you stop ranting...Continue reading
English in the News--Cherry-picking 精挑細選

English in the News–Cherry-picking 精挑細選

cherry pick—摘櫻桃,仔細挑選  to select the best or most desirable from (a group) Examples: Isn’t there a danger that the state universities might start cherry-picking the pupils with the best exam results? 這難道不會有[州立大學可能率先挑選考試成績最優學生]這樣的危險? (BBC, 6/29/2016) In...Continue reading
"Fresh Off the Boat" in Taiwan to Film Season 3 Premiere

“Fresh Off the Boat” in Taiwan to Film Season 3 Premiere

Vulture entertainment news website is reporting that the Season 3 Premiere of the US sitcom “Fresh Off the Boat” will see the Huang’s...Continue reading
Taiwan This Week: Good to be thorough

Taiwan This Week: Good to be thorough

Listen to the broadcast Friday July 29th during the 8 o’clock hour on ICRT FM 100, or stream the broadcast here. The show begins about 15 minutes after the hour. Or, stream the extended...Continue reading