One Hong Kong, two sentiments after 20 years of Chinese rule

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is planning a big party as it marks 20 years under Chinese rule. But many people in the former British colony are not in the mood to celebrate. Fireworks, ...

Taiwan Headline News

Taipei, June 28 --The lead stories in major Taiwan Chinese language dailies on Wednesday are as follows: @United Daily News: CDC warns of flu all year round @China Times: Civil servants' pension...

La boîte postale en forme d’hibou au sud de Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) - Chunghwa Post a déposé auprès du centre des touristes de Baolai à Kaohsiung, une boîte postale en forme d’hibou qu’il espè...

Registration opens for group wedding at Taipei Children’s Amusement Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taipei City invites couples to sign up for the second group wedding event of 2017 that will take place at Taipei Children’s Amusement Park in the evening of October 22, acc...

Pension system safe until 2050: Taiwan official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Thanks to the reforms passed by the Legislative Yuan Tuesday, the country’s pension system will not be threatened by bankruptcy until 2050, a government official sai...

Taiwanese nurse group infuriated by dancers wearing short and high cut nurse dresses at Golden Melody

TAIPI (Taiwan News)--A Taiwanese nurse group on Tuesday protested against a Golden Melody Awards & Festival performance featuring dancers wearing short and high cut nurse dresses and nurse hats, c...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Tuesday, June 27, 2017 _____ City/Town, Country;Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (C);Tuesday's Low Temp (C);Wednesday...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Tuesday, June 27, 2017 _____ City/Town, Country;Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (F);Tuesday's Low Temp (F);Wednesday...

Bollywood blockbuster 'Bahubali 2' to premier in Taiwan June 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The epic Bollywood blockbuster "Bahubali 2 - The Conclusion," which has broken numerous box office records for an Indian film, both domestically and worldwide, is set...

The rise of ISIS in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The rising toll of Philippine's war with ISIS has caused blood and massacres in the city of Marawi. It has been a month since ISIS-aligned fighters stormed the...

Thailand is an important partner for Taiwan: Vice President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Thailand is an important partner, considering the level of Taiwan’s investments in the country and its role as a source of visitors and students on the island, Vice ...

Picturesque Hualien County Road 193 blooming with season flowers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Two kinds of “graduation season flowers”—golden shower trees (阿勃勒) and flame trees(鳳凰花)--are blooming along the Yuli Township section of Hualien Count...

Asian stocks mostly higher after Wall Street closed mixed

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher in range-bound trade on Tuesday after Wall Street closed mixed, while Asian tech shares mirrored losses in U.S. peers overnight. ...

Hualien struck by magnitude 4.1 earthquake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB), a magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck off the coast of eastern Taiwan around 8:42 p.m. on Monday. The data showed that the ea...

Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan completes reform of unfair pensions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Legislative Yuan passed a package of unfair-pension reforms Tuesday, including the phasing out of the widely criticized 18-percent preferential interest rate for retir...