Taiwanese customs officers see no decline in meat smugglers despite heavy fine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to prevent the contagion of African swine disease onto the island, Taiwan has beefed up penalties for bringing meat into the country up to a heavy fine of NT$200,...

Taiwan's Chou Tzu-yu is one of the most beautiful faces of 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese K-pop idol Chou Tzu-yu (周子瑜) was ranked as the second most beautiful face of 2018 by TC Candler. On Dec.27, TC Candler, a British independent critic published...

Tainan City publishes 400-year-old city atlas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tainan City government on Dec. 24 held a publishing event titled "Tainan's 400-year-old city atlas" with 165 different kinds of maps of the ancient city of T...

E.SUN collaborates with Myanmar college to cultivate talent in finance industry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's E.SUN Bank and Myanmar's National Management Degree College (NMDC) have signed an industry-university cooperative training project to foster local talents...

Taiwan and India sign two bilateral investment plans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and India have signed two bilateral agreements on Tuesday to further boost trade exchange and enhance the security of doing investment between the two countries, ac...

StarLux Airlines opens extensive recruitment in preparation for first launch by 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's latest registered air carrier, StarLux Airlines (星宇航空), announced on Dec. 18 that it is opening an extensive recruitment for 200 vacancies in various position...

Taiwan continues to see rising number of employees working overseas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan continues to see a rising number of people working overseas, with the top three markets remaining as China, Southeast Asia, and the United States, according to stat...

Taiwan strengthens protection against African swine fever contagion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to prevent African swine fever disease from spreading throughout Taiwan, Premiere Lai Ching-te (赖清德) on Dec. 17 instructed the Council of Agriculture to establish...

Aboriginal students in southern Taiwan make invitation cards from millet and rice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In preparation for an upcoming painting exhibition, aboriginal students at an elementary school in Taiwan's eastern county of Taitung composed special invitation cards...

Taiwan seizes most gold at International Junior Science Olympiad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese secondary school students took home six gold medals at the 2018 International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) held in Botswana and came out on top of the final me...

Taiwan recedes in Greenwatch's report of climate change

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In spite of a relatively low score in an annual report on climate change and carbon emissions by Greenwatch, Taiwan is committed to gradually tackle climate change and to ...

9 gender-equality activities from Taiwan named in 2018 Gender Impact Award Nomination list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2018 Gender Impact Award Nomination list was published today, Dec. 10 by the Womany. Taiwan has nine activities and reports in the shortlist, after only the U.S. with 12 no...

Booking of Taiwan’s train tickets for New Year Holiday starts on Dec. 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Railway Administration announced on Monday, Dec.10, that the ticket booking system for 6 days of New Year 2019 for the east and west lines will be available startin...

Orchid Island likely to welcome Taiwan's first sunrise of 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To revelers who are planning to catch the first sunrise of 2019, Lanyu Island of Taitung County is the best place for the dawn breaking moment. Meanwhile, the top location...

Taiwan snatches 1 gold, 1 silver at International Piano Festival for People with Disabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese team took home one gold and one silver at an international piano competition for people with disabilities, which was held three days in New York, U.S.A, reported...