Photo of the Day: Old man parks himself in parking space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Breaking News Commune (爆料公社) member Sean Xiao‎ posted an image of an old man lying in a parking space in Songshan Distrct, Taipei City on May 21. The old man found the...

Photo of the Day: Terrace of Three Immortals in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The eight arch bridge in Sanxiantai (三仙台), Taitung County, is closing from June 1 to September 15 due to scheduled maintenance, according to the Department of East Coast N...

French Dining with Taiwanese flare

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese ingredients are now appearing in French gourmet in Taipei! Clement Pellerin, chef of restaurant Paris 1930 at the Landis Taipei, combines Taiwanese products and ...

Events and activities in Taiwan from May 19-25

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The following is a list of notable events and activities taking place in Taiwan from May 19 to May 25: Exhibitions The 2017 Young Designers' Exhibition (YODEX) o...

Top 5 dragon boat racing spots in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Dragon Boat Festival is one of the three major celebrated festivals in Taiwan, together with Lunar New Year and the Mid Autumn Festival. Besides eating ...

Top 5 dragon boat racing spots in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the official Dragon Boat Festivel (端午節, Duan Wu Jie) falls on May 30 this year, the most exciting dragon boat races are being held at different dates in different lo...

Photo of the Day: Milky way in the night sky

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Instagram user Liu Kang Ting (劉冠廷) took this gorgeous photo of the milky way and the sky full of stars on May 5 at the Qingjing Farm in Nantou County. Far away from the...

Photo of the Day: Iron Man runs for mayor of Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Breaking News Commune (爆料公社) member Jeff Su posted an image of a car designed to look like the Marvel Comics superhero Iron Man driving on the road in Kaohsiung City ...

Photo of the Day: Chinglish notice on Kaohsiung bus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese netizen posted a photo of a strangely translated bus notice on the local social media platform PTT on May 15, and it soon went viral on the inte...

Taiwanese debate over McDonald's and KFC fried chicken

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese netizen recently posted an article on the social networking website Dacrd, analyzing the differences between McDonald's and Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) wh...

Jeannie Hsieh responds to death of her father Chu Ke-liang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The famous Taiwanese comedian Chu Ke-liang (豬哥亮) died of liver failure early Monday morning at the age of 70. Singer Jeannie Hsieh (謝金燕), the daughter of Chu Ke-liang, released ...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - May 12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The top stories this week included Taiwan strongly protests China's blocking of WHA participation, Chinese tycoon offers $1.45 million to tai chi warrior who can ...

Events and activities in Taiwan from May 12-18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –The following is a list of notable events and activities taking place in Taiwan from May 12 to May 18: Sports The 2017 "Elle Run with Style Marathon," ...

China drops out of team competitions for Taipei Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The draw for the team events at the 2017 Taipei Universiade was held on May 11 in the Taipei Shangri-la Hotel, but China did not sign up for any team sports due to a ...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's tallest peak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A picture showing a stunning view of Yushan, Taiwan's tallest peak, was released by Yushan National Park Administration. The Yushan National Park is holding a Yusha...