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Photo of the Day: Taiwan foreign minister having beer with Czech Senate president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo showing Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil drinking from a mug filled to the brim with beer with Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) has gone viral. ...

Photo of the Day: NBA star sports 'Free China' shoes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter on Sunday (Oct. 24) wore a pair of shoes with the words "Free China" painted on the sides, the third such act of footwear defiance...

Photo of the Day: Taipei MRT warns against 'twalking'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) has launched a campaign to discourage passengers from staring at their mobile phones when walking through stations after over 70 inju...

Photo of the Day: Map shows how Taiwan easily fits inside Florida

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Greek student created this map on Sept. 16 to visually demonstrate how much larger the U.S. state of Florida is compared to the country of Taiwan. The map's creat...

Photo of the Day: Huge crowds seen in Taiwan's Kenting over Mid-Autumn Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the four-day Mid-Autumn Festival kicked off last week, a photo surfaced showing massive throngs of people had descended on the resort town of Kenting, prompting some ne...

Photo of the Day: Temple hopping before typhoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Dominican man captured this photo of a temple in Taipei just as Super Typhoon Chanthu was closing in over the weekend. Ricardo Vargas, 30, who works in sales and mark...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan magpies live up to fierce reputation on stimulus vouchers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A prescient professor took these photos of Taiwan blue magpies dive-bombing students in Taipei. On Thursday (Sept. 9), the government unveiled its beefed-up “Quin...

Photo of the Day: Puppy peers out from south Taiwan abode

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This 3D mural of a puppy seeming to peer out of a cardboard box began mesmerizing netizens late last month. The image was first posted to Facebook by the Kaohsiung City...

Photo of the Day: Sunrise over Taiwan's Sun Moon Lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian man captured this photo of a mirror reflection of Shuishe Pier at Sun Moon Lake last weekend. The 26-year-old photographer, Michael Adi, who works in Taiw...

Photo of the Day: Taipei 101 thanks Czech Republic for Moderna doses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei 101 on Sunday (Aug. 29) flashed seven messages to thank the Czech Republic for donating thousands of doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. On Sunday evening at ...

Photo of the Day: Taipei 101's mirror image

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A member of the subreddit for Taiwan on Monday evening (Aug. 23) posted this photo of a perfect mirror reflection of Taipei 101. While strolling with her husband throug...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's 'Goddess of Weightlifting' immortalized

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate the gold medal victory by Taiwan's "Goddess of Weightlifting" Kuo Hsing-chun (郭婞淳) on Tuesday (July 27), renowned Taipei photographer and illust...

Photo of the Day: Wolf warrior diplomats howl over pic of Chinese weightlifter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese wolf warrior diplomats cried foul on Saturday (July 24) over a photo of a Chinese weightlifter at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. On Saturday, Reuters tweeted a photo ...

Photo of the Day: Water level reaches top frog at Taiwan's Sun Moon Lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As plum rains continue to fall across Taiwan, the water level of Sun Moon Lake has reached the top frog of the famous "Nine Frog Acrobats" statue (九蛙疊像). The ...

Photo of the Day: Astute statue observing mask rule in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Honduran photographer captured this scene of a masked statue reading the newspaper at an empty waterfront in New Taipei City amid the Level 3 restrictions that are in pl...