Despite rising temperatures Tuesday, another cold front set to arrive Wednesday night

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Temperatures will keep rising all over Taiwan on the last day of the 228 Memorial Holiday before the mercury drops again as early as Wednesday (March 1) night when another cont...

Taiwanese passengers: Drinking too much is most unwelcome in-flight behavior

Taipei (Taiwan News)--According to a recent survey by online travel agency Expedia, drinking too much is the most vexing in-flight behavior.      In the survey identifying ...

Barry Jenkins: 'Moonlight' has drawn inspiration from Taiwanese movie 'Three Times'

Taipei (Taiwan News)--Barry Jenkins, director of the newly-minted Academy Awards Best Picture winner Moonlight, said in an interview with a film magazine last year that he drew inspiration from Taiwan...

Taiwan’s Hsieh wins Hungarian Ladies Open doubles title

Taipei (Taiwan News)--Taiwanese player and former World No.1 Hsieh Su-wei and Oksana Kalashnikova won the double title of the inaugural Hungarian Ladies Open on Sunday, outlasting ...

Number of green power purchasers in Taiwan increases significantly in last three years

Taipei (Taiwan News)--The number of electricity users who voluntarily purchased green power in Taiwan has grown from 531 to more than 7,000, while the consumption of green power has grown from 4.35 mi...

Taiwan’s TTV to broadcast live 2017 Oscars red carpet and presentation at 8 a.m. Monday

Taipei (Taiwan News)--Taiwan’s TTV (Taiwan Television) channel will be showing the Oscars 2017 live in Taiwan, beginning at 8 a.m. on February 27 (Monday) Taiwan time.    TTV has ac...

Skateboarder speeding down curvy highway raises eyebrows

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A skateboarder raised a lot of eyebrows by speeding downhill along a curvy highway in a mountainous region in central Taiwan after the stunning act was captured by a car video ...

Snowplows readied as snowfall likely on Hehuanshan on Friday

Expecting an approaching cold air mass to bring snow, Taiwan’s highway maintenance authority got snow removal vehicles ready on Thursday at the Song Syue Lodge, a mountain hotel on Hehuansh...

The best Bitan area has to offer--Hemei trails

Taipei (Taiwan News)--What else to do besides peddling a swan boat on the waters of Bitan, walking across the famous Bitan Suspension Bridge, and dining at one of the waterfront restaurants? Once one ...

Three Taiwanese restaurants selected in the list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017

Three Taiwanese restaurants selected in the list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017 on Tuesday are RAW, Le Moût, and MUME. The list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017, sponsor...

Taiwan International Orchid Show in Tainan to feature VR Dream Orchids app

The Taiwan International Orchid Show 2017 (TIOS 2017), one of the three main international orchid shows, will introduce VR technology to turn visitors’ mobile phones into virtual dream orchid br...

Taiwan red quinoa found effective in suppressing early-stage cancer progression in mice

Taiwan red quinoa could be a good dietary food for fighting early colon cancer as a research conducted by a Taiwanese medical research team shows that early stages of chemically induced colon can...

‘Awareness of dangers’ is rock base for national existence

Brian Wu is publisher of the Brian Magazine. Translated by George Liao, Taiwan News staff writer. Taiwan has undergone so many disasters, yet the flaw of public safety in the country has not been r...

Taipei mayor calls on Taiwanese athletes to retain Universiade gold medals in host country

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je on Tuesday called on the Taiwanese athletes to try their best to retain the 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade gold medals in the host country during a press event to commemorate th...

Maokong Gondola to offer county/city week ride at NT$50

Taipei (Taiwan News)--Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) is launching the “city/county week” campaign for the Maokong Gondola between February 21 and June 11 with a single ride for NT...