Taiwan's Huang stares down Lee at ONE: WARRIOR KINGDOM press event

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- At a press conference to formally announce the ONE:WARRIOR KINGDOM mixed martial arts (MMA) match, Taiwan's Jenny Huang met her opponent, the current ONE women's Atomwe...

Japanese cartoon mocking dating cultures depicts Taiwanese as 'sweet'

Taipei (Taiwan News) – A Japanese cartoonist has created a comparison of the dating cultures of four countries "outside" and "at home," with Taiwanese couples the only g...

Tire plant flattened by fire

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- The last embers of a massive inferno that broke out in a tire factory in Taoyuan City's Zhongli District at 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon were finally extinguishe...

Spectacular video footage of tire fire in Taoyuan

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- A flurry photos and videos of a heavy fire that broke out at a Federal Corp (泰豐輪胎) tire factory in Taoyuan City's Zhongli District Tuesday afternoon have gone vir...

Made-in-Taiwan bicycles lead the pack in China, UK and Netherlands

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- Bicycles and bicycle parts made in Taiwan continue to be exported around the world, with Europe being the biggest overseas market, according to statistics published by the Mini...

Taiwan's first female combat attack helicopter pilot flies Cobra

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- Lieutenant Chen Pin-tsai (陳品棻), who serves with the 602nd Air Cavalry Brigade of the Army Aviation and Special Operations Command, has passed the assessment to b...

Police posing as couple nab wanted man in Chiayi

Taipei (Taiwan News) Two police officers posing as a couple successfully arrested a 46-year-old man surnamed Liu, who was wanted for allegedly committing six crimes and had gone into hiding in a ...

First fighter jets start F-16V 'Viper' upgrade program

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- Senior military officials revealed that the first squadron of aging F-16 fighters jets will today begin undergoing the F-16V upgrade program in Taiwan, which will enable it to ...

Colorful 'Bird's Eye View of Taipei" Japanese map circa 1935

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- An image of a well-preserved map of Taipei during the Japanese colonial era has been circulating on social media lately, with many netizens trying to figure out what landmarks ...

Taiwanese weightlifter could hoist gold for Beijing Olympics, after Chinese fail dope test

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday announced that three Chinese women weightlifters would be stripped of their Olympic gold medals for doping at the 2008 Bei...

Japanese lobby IOC to change 'Chinese Taipei' to 'Taiwan' for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- Last February, Japanese netizens launched a campaign called "Taiwan 2020 Tokyo," petitioning the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to change the name of Taiw...

Four Seas Gang member among 13 arrested for assault on Hong Kong activists

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- Among the 13 people arrested on suspicion of attacking Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong and lawmaker Nathan Law while they attended a political forum in Taiwan,&nbs...

Taiwan scrambles fighter jets as China carrier enters air defense zone

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- China's sole operational aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, and its escort ships crossed into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Wednesday, prompting Taiwa...

Google Maps now displays real-time transit info in Taiwan

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- Google Transit, a free bus and railway online tracking feature within the Google Maps app, began to provide up-to-date public transit schedule information in fiv...

Industry group head lists 5 suggestions on improving labor law

Taipei (Taiwan News) In an open letter released on Tuesday, Rock Hsu (許勝雄), Chairman of the Chinese National Federation of Industries, listed five recommendations on the new "one fixed day o...