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Taiwanese church in California hit by fatal shooting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One person was killed, four were critically injured, and another individual suffered minor injuries in a shooting involving Taiwanese churchgoers in southern California, a...

Taiwan celebrates sports and LGBTQ+ culture with 1st Asian Pride Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The inaugural Asian Pride Games (台北亞洲同志運動會) got underway in Taipei Friday night (April 29) with a rainbow-colored opening ceremony and drag queens lip-syncing to the lates...

China invasion of Taiwan not imminent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the unlikely event that Taiwan gets invaded by China in the near future, expect the United States to take in Taiwanese refugees and levy sanctions on the Chinese govern...

Taiwan company’s share price soars on good news for oral COVID drug

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Golden Biotechnology Corp. shares soared Thursday (Jan. 6) on news that its orally taken COVID drug, Antroquinonol, passed its Phase II clinical trial with promising resul...

Overcast, chilly, chance of rain during New Year countdown at 101

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It’s going to be overcast and chilly all day in the capital, with a 40% likelihood of showers during the annual New Year’s Eve fireworks display at Taipei 101 ...

China returns to dark ages of press freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reporters Without Borders (RSF) called out China late Tuesday night (Dec. 7) for waging war on press freedom. RSF East-Asia Bureau head Cedric Alviani introduced a repo...

All eyes on Taiwan's LÜCY

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There are millions of Lucys but only one LÜCY, a promising new singer-songwriting talent who was recently nominated at Taiwan’s Golden Indie Music Awards (GIMA)...

Global warming could see Taiwan Presidential Office submerged

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In under 30 years we may see the Tamsui River flood central Taipei and inundate the Presidential Office if sea levels rise in line with predictions. Taipei Main Station...

North Korea tells US to stop supporting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — North Korea has waded into the war of words on either side of the Taiwan Strait by criticizing the United States for being a threat and pressuring China. The U.S. was b...

Taiwan’s fretboard warrior takes on world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — She represents Taiwan’s soft power, a young and talented player of traditional Chinese instruments who has made a big splash on social media since the pandemic force...

US 7th Fleet passes through Taiwan Strait for 8th time during Biden presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The USS Kidd and USCG Munro sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Friday (Aug.27), making it the eighth time U.S. warships have done so this year and during the presidency o...

Taiwan stakes its claim to slice of EV pie

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Massive stimulus measures in the United States, EU subsidies, and cash savings stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic could provide the “perfect point” for electr...

Last gasp loss sees Lin Yun-ju return to Taiwan without singles medal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lin Yun-ju (林昀儒) collapsed in the final game of a thrilling best-of-seven contest on Friday (July 30), in the men’s singles semifinal of the Tokyo Olympics. It wa...

NFTs to the rescue of music

NFTs are the digital era equivalents of those vinyl records or CDs that our moms and dads collected and treasured. At least, that’s the hope for some industry insiders who believe “non-fun...

Heatwave hits Taiwan, cover up and cool down

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The heat has arrived and Taiwan is set to bake over the next week or so, with the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) warning of high temperatures. An orange signal, indicatin...