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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

Taiwan president issues pardon to Bunun hunter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a long, protracted legal battle, the Presidential Office on Thursday (May 20) issued a pardon to Bunun tribe member Tama Talum, citing the Constitution and the Amnes...

Australian prime minister apologizes for 'no slavery' claim

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister apologized on Friday to critics who accuse him of denying the country's history of slavery, as a state government announced it will remove a forme...

Taiwan circus troupe to enthrall New Delhi audience

An internationally known Taiwanese circus troupe, Formosa Circus Art (FOCA), will perform at Kamani Auditorium in New Delhi at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday (July 6). FOCA's visit is part of a two-nati...

Team to paddle from Taiwan to Japan in wooden dugout canoe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After failing to reach Japan on bamboo rafts last year, researchers behind a Taiwan-Japan project to explore a sea route between Taiwan and Okinawa that may have been traveled ...

US Library of Congress and National Library of Taiwan unveil digitized rare book collection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to celebrate May as “Asian Pacific American Heritage Month” in the U.S., the Asian Division of the U.S. Library of Congress has revealed 1,000 digitiz...

Executive Yuan spokeswoman challenges legacy of Ming general in Southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s indigenous people have expressed their support for Executive Yuan Spokeswoman, Kolas Yotaka, after her comments on a religious ceremony held in Tainan that ...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese photographer awarded for graduation photos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese photographer Yang Wen-yi (楊文逸) on Saturday (March 23) received an Outstanding Young Persons Award from the New Taipei City government for his volunteer efforts to hel...

Walk through Taiwan’s most beautiful and preserved beaches via Alangyi Trail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Alangyi Trail (阿塱壹古道) crosses Taiwan’s most unspoiled coastline that stretches from Taitung County’s Daren Township (達仁鄉) to Pingtung County’s Mudan ...

Taiwan aborigines' message to Xi: 'Taiwan is not part of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech mentioning the "1992 consensus" and "one China principle" given last week, the representatives of T...

Taiwan to host 2018 Indigenous Peoples Economic Development Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Indigenous Peoples Economic Development Forum will take place at the Parkview Hotel in Hualien between Nov. 9 and 11. The event will seek to promote Taiwan&rsq...

New Yorkers rave about Taiwan-themed subway cars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- New Yorkers gave strong words of praise and expressed interest in traveling to Taiwan in response to the Taiwan-themed subway cars program by the Taiwan Tourism Bureau in a vid...

A wonderful trip to Yuli in Hualien, eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—When I have four-day or longer vacations, eastern Taiwan is usually my first choice of domestic destinations, and there I went on a trip during the Tomb Sweeping Holiday, du...

Brain4breakfast serves up food for thought video on history of Taiwan and China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- YouTube channel Brain4breakfast yesterday (April 10) released a humorous animated historical overview of the history of Taiwan and its relationship with China. In the video...

Top 10 places to visit during Taipei Children’s Month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --This year’s annual children’s day may have already passed, but in Taipei they are going even further. April has been designated as Taipei Children’s Month and ...