Hong Kong protest performance acted out on Taipei streets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan NGO and acting troupe performed a re-enactment of the Hong Kong anti-extradition bill protests on the streets of Taipei, at Chianti Avenue Plaza, on Saturday (Nov...

Taipei City Government consultant denies sexual harassment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During an interpellation at Taipei City Council on Thursday (Oct. 31), Taipei City Government consultant Liu Chia-jen (劉嘉仁) denied sexually harassing Taipei City Governmen...

National Taiwan University Hospital dermatologist recommends giving up bath sponges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The attending physician at National Taiwan University Hospital's Department of Dermatology, Chiu Pin-chi (邱品齊), wrote on his Facebook page on Oct. 22 that there is no ...

Girl grabs ‘ghost’ and runs out of haunted house in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Leaked security camera footage showing two university students visiting a haunted house in Chongqing, China, shows a young woman getting so scared that she grabs a “...

Taiwan vice premier shows contempt for Han Kuo-yu campaign promises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Vice Premier Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) described KMT presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) proposal to let all university students study abroad free for a year as &ldq...

Former Taiwan president to deliver speech at Oxford

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) is set to visit Rome, Italy and the Vatican on Monday (Oct. 28), and then proceed to London the following day, marking his seventh ove...

90 newlyweds at Taipower's group wedding in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Ninety couples got married at the Taiwan Power Company group wedding at Yangmingshan Chung-Shan Hall on Saturday (Oct. 26), making it the second highest number of couples to be ...

ASUS is Taiwan’s best brand for 7th consecutive year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - ASUS has topped the list of Taiwan’s best global brands for a seventh consecutive year despite a 4 percent decrease in value, as reported by the Ministry of Economic Affai...

Taiwan wins Excellence Awards at WCIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-Taiwan won six Global ICT Excellence Awards at the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT), held in Yerevan, Armenia, Oct. 6-9. Industrial Technology Research Institute...

Taiwan seizes trespassing Chinese boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese dredger boats that trespassed the Cross-Strait Median (海峽中線) were seized by the Coast Guard Administration and Penghu County Government on Thursday (Oct. 24) morni...

Dalai Lama says no to independence, yes to cultural preservation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Dalai Lama said Tibet will not seek independence but asked the Chinese government to respect Tibetan cultural traditions, at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP...

Hiroyasu Izumi named as new Japan ambassador to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Izumi was appointed as Japan's ambassador Taiwan on Thursday (Oct. 24) and is set to take office on Nov. 1, according to a press release from the Japan-Taiwan Exchange ...

Taiwan NARLabs to showcase disaster prevention tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) delegation led by NARLabs Vice President Wu Kuang-Chong(吳光鐘)is set to take part in the 2019 SecuTech exhibition, Thail...

World's renewable energy capacity set to increase by half in 5 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The International Energy Agency's (IEA) Renewables 2019 market report was released Monday (Oct. 21) and predicts the world’s renewable-based power capacity will ...

Taiwan Global Health Forum looks at health and urbanization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 15th Global Health Forum in Taiwan is being held by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) from Oct. 20-21, at the Taipei Internatio...