Tourism Bureau invites Philippine beauty queens to film tourism promotional videos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan’s tourism authority has invited two Filipina beauty pageant titleholders and actresses to Taiwan for the filming of video clips promoting Taiwan’s tourism...

The 2017 Taibao Sea of Flowers Festival to kick off 10-day floral extravaganza Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The 2017 Taibao Sea of Flowers Festival (Jan. 22 – Jan. 31) will kick off a 10-day floral extravaganza on Sunday to feast visitors with a 25-hectare sea of c...

Taipei launches double-decker sightseeing buses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taipei City on Wednesday launched Wi-Fi enabled double-decker sightseeing buses, which enable passengers to download an App for listening to audio guide at different po...

Theme parks around Taiwan kick-start 2017 with benefit offers and activities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - To kick-start 2017 for Taiwan’s tourism industry, Taiwan’s official tourism goodwill ambassador OhBear Tuesday teamed up with theme parks around Taiwan to ...

2017 Kaohsiung Lantern Festival to feature daily fireworks, light and dancing fountain shows

Taipei (Taiwan News)--The 2017 Kaohsiung Lantern Festival, which is to last two weeks beginning on Jan. 30, will feature daily fireworks displays, light and dancing fountain shows as well as...

Blood bank calls for donations before Chinese New Year as supplies running low

Taipei (Taiwan News)--The Taiwan Blood Services Foundation (TBSF) on Monday urged the public to donate blood before the Chinese New Year holiday as blood stocks and blood use at hospitals ac...

A man’s blood unexpectedly saved the life of his future girlfriend

Taipei (Taiwan News)--A woman who many years ago received blood transfusion during an emergency treatment was shocked to find out that the stranger whose blood saved her life is now her boyfriend. &nb...

DGH: using a professional driver's license to drive with Uber is still illegal

Taipei (Taiwan News)--The message that drivers with a professional driving license using a rental car to drive with Uber do not break the law has been circulating, but the Directorate General of ...

TANFB :‘1968’ app helps road users find alternative highways easily

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwan Area National Freeway Bureau (TANFB) has recently launched the newly updated “1968” app to guide road users to alternative highways with real-time positi...

Police beauty reports for duty at Pingzhen Precinct

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- A model-turned-police officer who many netizens "yearn to get a ticket from" has reported for duty at Pingzhen Precinct, Taoyuan Police Department, as a traffic ...

Court approves detention of taxi driver accused of sexually assaulting Korean women

Taipei (Taiwan News)--A district court Sunday approved prosecutors' requests to detain a local taxi driver suspected of drugging and sexually attacking three Korean women who were on an individual...

A pack of cigarettes to be NT$20 more expensive to fund long-term care plan

Taipei (Taiwan News)--Local smokers will have to pay NT$20 more for every pack of cigarettes they buy to help fund the operation of Taiwan’s long-term elderly care plan after a new regulation pa...

Helen Thanh Dao accuses her husband of long-term domestic violence and control

Entertainer Helen Thanh Dao on Wednesday accused her husband of domestic violence and filed for an order of protection days after her “true” personal background was revealed.   ...

High court changes sentence for double murder perpetrator Hsieh Yi-han from death to life imprisonment

Taipei (Taiwan News)--A high court on Wednesday changed the sentence for a woman who was convicted of double murder from death to life imprisonment, angering victims’ family who were discussing ...

Eyebrow tattoo debacle turns Chinese girl into ‘Guan Yu’

A pretty Chinese lady’s eyebrows look much like those of Guan Yu after getting her eyebrows tattooed, which has proven a disadvantage for her in moving up the corporate ladder, a Hong ...