Power consumption reaches new high

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Electricity consumption in Taiwan reached a new high for the year on Friday, as temperatures remained high across the nation. With the mercury rising above 37 degrees Celsius...

Guatemalan foreign minister visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Foreign Minister of Guatemala, Carlos Raul Morales Moscoso, arrived in Taiwan on Thursday on a two-day visit aimed at bolstering bilateral relations. During his stay in the n...

Taiwan President meets with Reporters Without Borders delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday met with a delegation from the Reporters Without Borders (RSF), a French-based international NGO promoting and defending press freedom and freed...

Taiwan, Poland sign MoU on agriculture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan and Poland have recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on agricultural cooperation, said Lin Chia-rong, deputy director of the Ministry of Agriculture Intern...

Taiwanese pilot dies after plane crashes at El Monte Airport in California

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese pilot and adventurer Jeffrey Ying was killed on Friday morning after his small plane crashed during takeoff at San Gabriel Valley Airport in El Monte, California, Unit...

Taiwan Representative to UK visits Liverpool to promote trade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s representative to the United Kingdom David Lin (林永樂), and cultural division director Cheryl Lai (賴秀如) visited Liverpool City on July 12 and 13 as part of the gove...

Tuvalu parliament speaker visits Taiwan’s I-Mei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Tuvalu Parliamentary Speaker Otinielu Tauteleimalae Tausi on Friday led a delegation of Senators to I-Mei Foods Co., one of Taiwan’s largest food companies and store chain...

Taiwan passport world’s 30th most powerful: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese hold the world's 30th most powerful passport, down two spots from the January ranking, according to the latest Passport Index report. Financial advisory firm Ar...

Taiwan-Paraguay 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties celebrated with special stamps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In celebration of 60 years of diplomatic relations between the Republic of China and the Republic of Paraguay, the Paraguayan government has released a special edition stamps to...

Public transport market share highest in Taipei, lowest in Chiayi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan recorded its highest market share of public transport in eight years in 2016, with Taipei City ranked top among all cities and counties with 40 percent, while Chiayi City...

Four teens honored for saving woman from drowning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Four teenagers were recognized with certificates of appreciation by New Taipei Fire Department Monday for rescuing a woman from drowning in Tamsui River back in June. The fou...

Taiwan is Philippines’ sixth largest source of foreign arrivals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - During the first five months of this year, Taiwanese tourist arrivals to the Philippines increased by 20 percent and ranked as the sixth largest source of foreign tourist arriva...

Three fields in Taiwan where women earn more than men

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In pretty much every industry, women are paid less on average than men for doing the same work. But that is not true in every field. According to data released by the Directo...

Freedom House mulls setting up office in Taiwan’s Taipei

TAIPEI(Taiwan News) - Freedom House, a U.S.-based non-governmental organization that advocates democracy, political freedom, and human rights, is considering setting up an office in Taiwan’s cap...

Taiwan, Philippines sign partnership for educational exchange

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A delegation of nine universities from the Southern Taiwan Universities Alliance (STUA) visited the Philippines and established partnership with their Philippine counterparts la...