Filipina star Sunshine Cruz warns Taipei hotel 'infested with bed bugs'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Filipina actress Sunshine Cruz on Saturday (May 4) posted a message on social media warning of an infestation of bed bugs in her hotel room in Taipei. On a Facebook post upl...

Over 100 migrant workers stage flash mob in Taipei Main Station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 100 migrant workers staged a flash mob show in Taipei on Sunday (March 24) to call for an end to sexual violence against female workers and to call for better work conditi...

Filipina Francesca Taruc crowned Miss Tourism World 2019 Intercontinental

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Just weeks after Catriona Gray of the Philippines was crowned Miss Universe 2018 in mid-December, another Filipina beauty was been crowned the as Miss Tourism World Interc...

Filipina Catriona Gray crowned Miss Universe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Catriona Gray of the Philippines was crowned Miss Universe 2018 today at IMPACT Arena in Bangkok, Thailand, making her the fourth Filipina to win the beauty pageant. Out of ...

Video shows Filipina perform hip-hop take on traditional Philippine dance in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Filipina student currently studying Chinese in Taiwan performed a traditional Philippine dance with a hip-hop twist at the National Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall 2018 Foreign Stu...

Filipina becomes American-style restaurant manager and shareholder in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Originally from the Philippines, Melina Imperio Lim left her hometown and came to Taiwan to seek a better life. She is now a manager at the American-style restaurant Malibu Wes...

Filipina films Taiwanese caregiver battering elderly woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Filipina caregiver has released video on social media of a Taiwanese caregiver cursing, slapping and choking an elderly disabled patient. Early this morning, a Filipina ca...

Neo-Nazi background hounds Sweden Democrats

Moments after Jimmie Akesson, the 39-year-old leader of the populist Sweden Democrats (SD), takes the mic in Malmo, the chants begin to ring out. "No racists on our streets!" There are cardb...

Philippines office in Taiwan launches app and connection service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Philippines’ representative office in Taiwan has launched an app to improve connections with and between Filipino citizens on the island, the Central News Agency...

Duterte amused by Taiwanese campaign ad using his image

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, recently learned of the Taiwanese citizen in Hualien, who used the president’s image in an election campaign poster to...

Filipinos celebrate Philippines Independence Day in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In celebration of the Philippines Independence Day, June 12, over 3,000 people gathered in New Taipei City Sunday, June 10. The event, titled "Just Love Araw-Araw ...

Duterte may declare national emergency, promises 'radical changes' in coming days

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened Wednesday to resort to emergency powers and enforce them “to the hilt” to deal with relentless criticism ov...

Filipina actress Bela Padilla to celebrate Philippine independence in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Filipina actress Bela Padilla and Filipino comedian Negi will headline an event this Sunday (June 10) celebrating Philippine independence, Migrant Day and a run, announced the ...

Duterte slammed for kissing Filipina before huge audience

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's mouth has landed him in hot water again, this time for kissing a married woman on the lips in front of thousands of his chee...

School shooting unlikely to rile Texas runoffs Tuesday

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas holds its primary runoff election just four days after a 17-year-old student killed 10 people and wounded 13 others at his Santa Fe High School near Houston. ...