KMT legislator asks 'Why should Beijing abandon use of force?' against Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens are incredulous that Kuomingtang (KMT) lawmaker Kung Wen-Chi (孔文吉) on Monday (April 22) asked Minister of Mainland Affairs Council Chen Ming-tong (陳明通): &quo...

Taiwanese indigenous singer 'Sangpuy' makes debut at NTCH

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s indigenous singer Sangpuy’s (桑布伊) debut concert will take place at the National Theater and Concert Hall (NTCH) (國家兩廳院) from April 12-14. Sangpuy i...

Regent Taipei presents 'Little Wild Boars'

Little Wild Boars is a series of sculptures commissioned by CHEN-MEI Art & Sculptures and will be on an exhibition tour at Regent Taipei until April 30th and guests may find these sculptures at va...

Former Wallaby Lloyd McDermott dies at 79

SYDNEY (AP) — Lloyd McDermott, who played two tests for the Wallabies before sensationally refusing to tour apartheid-era South Africa, has died at his Sydney home on Saturday. He was 79. ...

Aussie rules club produces video to tackle racism

PERTH, Australia (AP) — An Australian rules team has taken a stand against racist abuse of players by producing a video that features indigenous leaders at the club explaining why derogatory terms are...

Presidential Office Concert 2019 to feature National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The General Association of Chinese Culture (GACC) (中華文化總會) will host the Presidential Office Concert (總統府音樂會) on April 6 on Ketagalan Boulevard, which will feature 10 performin...

Svechnikov scores in overtime, Carolina beats Montreal 2-1

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov scored with 1:45 left in overtime as the Carolina Hurricanes rallied to beat the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 Sunday night in a matchup with Eastern Conference playoff...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to transit in Hawaii after visit to Pacific allies

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will embark on a visit to three Pacific allies Thursday, a trip that will include a stopover in Hawaii on her way home, according to the itinerary released by the Ministry...

Habs-Hurricanes game to be broadcast in Plain Cree language

The Montreal Canadiens' visit to the Carolina Hurricanes later this month is expected to be the first NHL game with a broadcaster calling play-by-play in the Plains Cree language. Th...

Taiwan’s Port of Hualien welcomes this year’s first international cruise ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Port of Hualien in eastern Taiwan on Monday welcomed Westerdam, the first international cruise ship to call at the harbor this year. Taiwan International Ports Corporati...

A natural outdoor hot spring in Taiwan’s Yilan for all to enjoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If you like hot springs, you should not miss Fanfan Hot Spring (梵梵溫泉), which is an undeveloped outdoor hot spring on the bank of the Fanfan River that flows past Yingshi V...

Accor hotel group looking into claims of racism

International hotel operator Accor opened an internal investigation into allegations that one of its hotels in Australia had a policy of putting Aboriginal guests into dirty, poorly maintained rooms. ...

Taiwan Rail lists 9 lines, stations with views of cherry blossoms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) on Saturday (March 2) released a list of nine routes and stations where passengers can now see cherry blossoms in bloom, reported CNA. ...

Theme parks around Taiwan make special offers to visitors during 228 holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Many theme parks across Taiwan offer visitors special prices or discounts during the four-day 228 Peace Memorial Day holiday from Feb. 28 to Mar. 3, Taiwan's Tourism B...

Tip-top food products from Taiwan to star at Foodex Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- A selection of Taiwan’s tip-top food products will take center stage at next month’s Foodex Japan in Tokyo, according to the Taiwan External Trade Development Coun...