MOFA requests Vietnam investigate abuse of Taiwanese tour group

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has made an inquiry with the Vietnamese government to investigate the alleged mass abuse of a Taiwanese tour group visiting Nha Tran...

Woman arrested in southern Taiwan on suspicion of arson, patricide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 28 year old woman has been arrested in Tainan on suspicion of arson in a fire at her family home, which resulted in the death of her father and the injury of two other f...

Bloomberg Business bets on 'Made in Taiwan' brand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Hong Kong version of Bloomberg Businessweek indicates with this week’s magazine cover, that the company expects for Taiwan to become a major beneficiary of the t...

Taipei Film Festival reveals nominees for 'International Talent Competition'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ahead of the upcoming 21st Taipei Film Festival, organizers on Friday (May 17) announced the selection of films to be screened as part of the festival’s first ever &...

Philippines threatens to sever diplomatic ties with Canada over garbage row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Relations between the Philippines and Canada have reached their worst point in decades over Ottawa’s inability to retrieve tons of garbage that was sent to the Asian...

Online poll asks: Who can defend Taiwan's sovereignty, Tsai Ing-wen or Han Kuo-yu?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a poll giving insight into attitudes of Taiwanese internet users toward the 2020 election, the news organization Hssszn News (Hssszn 讚新聞) is carrying out week-long poll...

Taiwan Ministry of National Defense releases video ahead of Han Kuang exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ahead of the annual Han Kuang military exercises (漢光演習) planned for later this month, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) released a promotional video for Taiwan’s arm...

Taiwan eyes business opportunities as Trump's Huawei ban goes into effect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday (May 17) in the United States, a ban on U.S. firms dealing with Chinese telecom and smart phone manufacturing giant, Huawei, along with 70 related business entit...

Eight Taiwanese firms to invest, operate in Subic Bay, Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Eight Taiwanese companies are preparing to make business investments in the Subic Bay Freeport zone of the Philippines in line with the Southbound Policy of the Tsai Admin...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, May 17-26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Summer is well on its way, and there are plenty of activities across Taipei this month for you to enjoy. Here are some recommended events happening between May 17 and May ...

Taiwanese schools form alliance to fight stroke with new tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three academic institutions in Taiwan are teaming up to create a “Digital Medical Alliance” to establish a platform combining the Internet of Things, smart tec...

Trade and investment between India and Taiwan set for major growth

TAIPEI (Taipei News) – Recent statements from the Department of Investment Services of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) indicate that the economic and trade partnership between India and ...

Han says he will stay in Kaohsiung if elected Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), although still unwilling to fully announce his candidacy for presidency on Monday (May 13) said that he would be willing to run for presi...

William Lai pledges 'will not declare Taiwan independence' if elected

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former premier William Lai spoke about his presidential campaign platform and touched on several sensitive issues for voters on Tuesday (May 14) night at National Central ...

Popular Taiwan YouTuber apologizes for supporting Han Kuo-yu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – One of Taiwan’s well-known social commentators and online celebrities, Holger Chen (陳之漢), also known as Kuan Chang (館長), made a public apology on May 14 for his prev...