Taiwanese company showcases drone operated by brainwaves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At an exhibition held by the New Taipei City Labor Bureau on Tuesday (May 14), Taiwanese engineers revealed some cutting edge technologies, demonstrating the power of brai...

New Taipei man wastes son's tuition on claw machine, tries to steal it back

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the scourge of the claw machine addiction continues to ravage Taiwan, a New Taipei man was arrested last week for stealing coins from a claw machine arcade after he blew his...

Boys at Taiwan high school wear skirts for one week to break gender stereotypes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Male students at the New Taipei Municipal Banqiao Senior High School (板橋高中) marked the 73rd anniversary of their school Saturday (May 11) with a week-long activity during ...

Foxconn tycoon weighs advice from sea goddess Matsu over bid for Taiwan presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Foxconn founder and chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) said today that he will definitely follow the instructions given to him in a dream by the sea goddess Matsu (媽祖) to come out and do...

Yehliu Geopark hosts colorful night tours and concert in April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Yehliu Geopark (野柳地質公園) in Wanli District (萬里區), New Taipei City, will have a very different look at night in April as the park’s trademark Queen’s Head and ot...

New Taipei introduces new house number plates featuring local traits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The streets of New Taipei City in Taiwan are undergoing a makeover with the replacement of house number plates that seeks to inject a sense of aesthetics into the cityscap...

Police nab Vietnamese mother of baby found by Pokemon player in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police tracked down a Vietnamese woman, who had abandoned her newborn baby girl found by a Pokemon player, to the dormitory of the electronics company where she works in New Ta...

Pokemon player finds newborn abandoned by foreign couple on New Taipei street

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese man playing Pokemon early this morning, stumbled upon a newborn baby placed in a box, by what is believed to be a foreign migrant worker couple in New Taipei City, ...

Google to double office space in Taiwan, hire several hundred employees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Google announced today that it will double its office space in Taiwan by building a new space in New Tapei and will hire several hundred employees. At a press conference tod...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, March 22-31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Heading into the final week of March, the weather is warming up, and there are plenty of activities happening around Taipei. Here are a few suggestions for people looking ...

Video shows New Taipei buses actually stopping at zebra crossing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens were shocked to see video footage released on Monday (Feb. 18) showing two buses in a row in New Taipei City deliberately stopping at a zebra crossing and ch...

Unexploded 'artillery shell' unearthed at a construction site in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A rusted unexploded device that looked like an artillery shell was unearthed during a rapid transit systems construction project in Banqiao District, New Taipei City on Mo...

76 repeat DUI offenders attend lecture in funeral hall in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of an effort to reduce drunk driving deaths, 76 repeat DUI offenders were required to attend a workshop on road traffic safety at a funeral home in New Taipei City toda...

Banqiao bank robber caught by New Taipei Police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police have arrested a 41 year old man, surnamed Ye (葉), in connection to a bank robbery and theft of NT$500,000 that occurred in New Taipei on Monday afternoon. After ...

Armed bank robber in New Taipei escapes with NT$500,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A bank robbery occurred at a branch of the E. Sun Commercial Bank (玉山銀行) in New Taipei City’s Banqiao district around 3:20 p.m. Monday afternoon, March 4. The sus...