Night market in Kaohsiung destroyed by fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Firefighters received a report of a fire at 3:14 a.m. on Monday morning (April 8) at Neiwei Night Market (內惟商城) in Kaohsiung’s Gushan (鼓山) District. The fire depa...

Michelin Bib Gourmand unveils 15 new ‘street food’ establishments in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Michelin on Wednesday unveiled 24 Bib Gourmand “street food” establishments in night markets – 15 of which are appearing in the Guide for the first time ...

American reality show celebrity promotes Taiwan's tourism

An American reality show celebrity promoted tourism in Taiwan and talked about his travel experience in the country at the annual SF/Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show (TAS) Sunday. Adam Klein, w...

MOHW urges intl. travelers to get Measles vaccine before leaving Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the discovery of another domestic case of the measles in Taiwan last week, the total number of measles cases this year has increased to 28. Taiwan’s Min...

Check out these old-school Taiwan snacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is a second heaven for foodies, with its bustling night markets, street vendors and hole-in-the-wall eateries serving up deliciously affordable snacks. First-tim...

Attacker at Philippine festival shared fruit to conceal bomb

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A bomber who killed two people and wounded 35 at a town festival in the southern Philippines offered fruit to people in hopes of evading suspicion when he abandoned th...

AP Exclusive: Video shows militants in Philippine siege plot

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — It was an audacious plot sketched out in chilling detail with blue pens on the back of a paper calendar: Islamic militants in the Philippines, including one of the world's m...

Sprawling nighttime food markets popping up in the US

NEW YORK (AP) — Clouds of white smoke rise into the black sky from outdoor grills. The night air is scented with the fragrances of dozens of cuisines from around the world. Vendors in tiny stalls stir...