Human trafficking -11 Vietnamese child laborers rescued in Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Eleven Vietnamese victims of human trafficking age from eight to fifteen have been rescued by National Immigration Agency (NIA), according to TVBS News. A Vietnamese sp...

Unite with Tomorrowland comes to Taiwan this summer with world famous DJs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Electronic music fans are to get a taste of one of Europe's most renowned festivals, while a live satellite link that will stream three DJ sets from the Tomorrowland m...

Taiwan to hold minced pork rice festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is going to promote minced pork rice (滷肉飯), following the success in marketing beef noodles. Minced pork rice, also known as Lu rou fan, is another popular local...

Last flight of Delta Air departs Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After U.S.-based carrier Delta Air Lines’s decision to suspend its flight operations on the Taipei to Tokyo route, the last scheduled flight from Taipei departed Tao...

Taipei 101 the top landmark in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei 101 has been picked as the top landmark of Taiwan, followed by Lungshan Temple, and Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall. TripAdvisor announces World's Top Landmark...

Zip around the streets of Taipei in a “forest bus”

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A "forest bus" is going to start its service on Wednesday, as passengers will be able to sit on the grass in the bus, and enjoy the ride around Taipei city in a ...

Filipino domestic workers documentary screens in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A documentary that delves into the daily dramas of Filipino domestic workers titled “Sunday Beauty Queen” will be screened in Taiwan’s Taoyuan Film Festi...

Taipei city turns gym field into swimming pool for Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- With Taipei Summer Universiade around the corner, Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) posted an article on his Facebook, saying that the city has complete the construction o...

Taipei holds exotic cuisine festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei offers a wide range of gourmets, from local snacks to exotic cuisines. The dining scene of the City is so incredible that you can find a variety of foods from diffe...

Ichiran Ramen’s first Taipei restaurant will operate 24/7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --  Ichiran Ramen, one of the leading noodle restaurant chains in Japan, announced Friday that its first Taipei restaurant will be open on June 15 and will operate 24 ho...

Additional rail services to be provided during Dragon Boat holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp. (THSRC) and Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) said Thursday that they will provide additional services May 26-31 to meet expected high demand for...

Renowned snack brand found using expired ingredients

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) raided the factory of Yuzhong Food Co., Ltd. in Daliao, Kaohsiung and found 2,371 kilograms of expired ingredients which a...

Taiwan expands conditional visa-free entry for Filipinos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --Taiwan has decided to expand conditional visa-free privileges for Philippine visitors after it postponed a plan to provide Filipinos with visa-free entry, according to Taiwan...

Culture minister : Chu Ke-liang a collective memory among Taiwanese people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun is mourning the death of comedian Hsieh Hsin-Ta, better known by his stage name Chu Ko-liang, who passed away on May 15, 2017. Cheng pra...

Ransomware decrypts Taiwanese netizen's computer due to his low income

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --On May 4, a Taiwanese netizen emailed the helpline of ThunderCrypt ransomware after his PC got infected, and said that he only makes $400 monthly, and he couldn't affor...