Chinese actress Gong Li to serve as jury president of Taiwan's 55th Golden Horse Awards   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's annual top Chinese-language awards ceremony, the Golden Horse Awards, announced July 17 that Chinese actress Gong Li (鞏俐) has been invited by director An...

Taiwan is likely to see the tenth tropical storm of this year   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – While Tropical Storm Son Tinh has strengthened and brought rain to parts of Taiwan Tuesday, a new tropical depression is likely to emerge as the tenth tropical s...

Google Maps in Taiwan sets up Motorcycle Mode for Android   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Google Maps has recently updated its program to include a two-wheeler mode for Taiwan where there are millions of motorcycle and scooters riders. The Internet giant, Go...

National Youth Orchestra from the US to make its Taiwan debut  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA) will make its first stop in Taiwan from July 22 to 24 as part of its 2018 Asia Tour. In a pr...

Philippines unhappy over banners proclaiming it as 'Province of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Red banners proclaiming the Philippines as a "Province of China" spotted hanging in parts of Metro Manila coincided with the second anniversary of the Philippine...

48% of workers in Taiwan will still work on typhoon day: online survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – About 48 percent of workers in Taiwan will still go to work despite an official suspension of work and classes announced by the government due to a typhoon, according...

Air India's Taiwan name change not related to ‘One China’ policy: Indian reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An Indian official source on July 7 told Indian media that the name change made by Air India about Taiwan did not relate to the "One China" policy and that it wa...

4 Taiwanese artists to perform at Malaysia’s first open air Chinese music festival  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Malaysia's first outdoor music event, Tian Kong Music Festival, scheduled for the end of July will feature four distinguished singer-songwriters from&nb...

Taiwan’s oldest village head expects to run for his fourth official term   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's oldest village head, Chen Ping-ting (陳丙丁), who is turning 91 this year, is not planning to retire from his work; in fact, he is looking forward to runnin...

Taiwanese woman accidentally shot and killed during night hunt   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese woman was accidentally shot and killed by her boyfriend during a night hunt in Miaoli County last night. At around 11 p.m. on July 4, a man surnamed Chen (6...

Russian couple divorce over Lionel Messi vs. Cristiano Ronaldo debate 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Even though both iconic football stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have bowed out of World Cup 2018, the debate over their greatness has resulted in a str...

Taiwan welcomes Mandarin teachers from India for teaching Mandarin training workshop

 TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Education has welcomed Indian Mandarin teachers to Taiwan to participate in the first-ever two-week workshop of Mandarin teaching and culture ex...

Facebook sparks controversy in Vietnam over map of South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Social media giant Facebook caused an outrage among Vietnamese users after a map on its platform was found to have marked disputed South China Sea islands as parts of...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rattles Batangas of Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Several cities in the Philippines were rattled by a 5.2-magnitude earthquake on Tuesday at 12:25 p.m. Taiwan time, according to GMA News Online. The epicenter...

Taiwanese man kills 1 and injures 2 family members in Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese man was accused of killing one, and injuring two of his family members in Taoyuan City on May 29, according to Taoyuan Police.  The suspect, a 22-year-...