18 Vietnamese tourists coming to work illegally in Taiwan seized on yacht

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – 18 Vietnamese stowaways on a deluxe yacht to Taiwan were captured by the coastguard in Pingtung County, reported CNA. At 11 p.m. on Jan. 22, a group of Vietnamese ...

Taiwanese elementary artist performs traditional gezaixi opera abroad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A group of students from Taiwan performed a traditional gezaixi opera in the U.S. and received a big applause from audiences despite the language and culture differen...

Taiwanese artist features in 2018 Artrooms Fair London   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –  Taiwanese artist Jerome Chia-Horng Lin (林佳鴻) overcame thousand of applicants to display his artworks at 2018 Artrooms Fair London, reported by CNA. Artrooms ...

Taiwan International Hot Air Balloon Festival listed among top 12 in world 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The annual Taiwan International Balloon Festival which takes place in Taitung County, has been listed among the top 12 Amazing Hot Air Balloon Festival...

80% of Taiwanese office workers seek employment abroad: survey  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A survey conducted by an online manpower company showed that more than 80 percent of office workers are looking for employment with a higher salary, outside ...

Poor air quality alert for central and southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Several measuring stations in central and southern Taiwan have issued orange and red pollution alerts, meaning the air quality puts local residents at risk, the Envir...

Thai court drops royal insult charges against renowned Buddhist scholar   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Thailand's military court decided to drop the prosecution against a Thai Buddhist scholar who had been accused of defaming the monarchy, the Associated Press repo...

Vietnam is ready to host 26th Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 26th Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) is going to take place in Vietnam to discuss economic and cultural cooperation between members and provide direct support ...

Taiwan Rail tickets for the Lunar New Year can be booked starting Jan. 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Railway Administration announced on Tuesday, Jan. 16, that ticket booking for the Lunar New Year holiday for the east and west lines will be available...

 Southern Taiwan shines on TripAdvisor's 2018 list  of travel 'Destinations on the Rise'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two places in Taiwan, Nantou County, and Tainan city have been named on TripAdvisor's Top 10 Destinations on the Rise in Asia. The American travel and restaura...

Tigerair Taiwan to open routes to Ibaraki and Hanamaki, Japan  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Low-cost carrier Tigerair Taiwan will open more scheduled charters to Irabaki and Hanamaki in Japan beginning in late March, following the success of charter flights to th...

Family hopes to receive the body of Vietnamese migrant worker killed in car accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The family of a Vietnamese migrant worker that died in a car accident in Taiwan, is asking to receive the body of their daughter, reported CNA.  The 23-y...

Warm and cozy weather rebounds in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Temperatures all over Taiwan will surge today (Jan. 15) with cozy and sunny weather during the daytime, and a 10-degree difference in temperatures between day and night in...

Taoyuan International Airport to launch nighttime taxi service for co-ride passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport has announced that a nighttime co-ride taxi service is launching for passengers who arrive at the airport at midnight or later, C...

Vietnam intends to become the new economic tiger in Asia 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc called for a consistent pursuit of the productivity-based growth model and innovation in order to become a new economic ...