First hair and beauty expo for black/brown women in Taipei invites locals and foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to cope with difficulty in finding proper hair and skin care resources for the community of black and brown women in Taipei City, two international students host ...

Two artworks from Taiwan’s Kinmen Design Project win Red Dot awards 2018  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Kinmen Island is hosting an artwork exhibition at the county's Cultural Affairs Bureau from Nov. 19 to 23 in order to honor several outstanding design sub...

Taiwan and Indonesia sign MOU on comprehensive economic collaboration

TAIPEI (Taiwan) – Taiwan and Indonesia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Monday to boost economic exchange and to advance collaboration between the two countries in complia...

Taiwan Post Office to halt receipt lottery redemption service next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Nov. 19 announced that the uniform-invoice redemption service, or claiming the money won from the national receipt lottery, will no l...

Korean student praised for a short cinematic video presenting the beauty of Taiwan   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Korean student and travel vlogger was praised by Taiwanese netizens for his short cinematic video depicting the beauty of Taiwan through his personal perspectives. ...

Bank of Taiwan launches commemorative banknote for the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The world’s favorite and most instantly-recognizable cartoon mouse is celebrating his 90th birthday this year, and Bank of Taiwan has issued a special commemora...

International musicians to feature in 3-day music event in Taiwan's oldest city 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Currently filled with crowds for the five-day "Pokémon GO Safari Zone" event, Taiwan's southern city of Tainan is preparing to host the second an...

One attempted suicide, one dead in car accident as election tension mounts in southern Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the 2018 Taiwanese local elections are about to take place across the country, stress and misfortune have found some candidates with one attempting suicide and ano...

Taipei's Longshan and Baoan temples officially named national monuments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Longshan Temple and Dalongdong Baoan Temple were officially added to the list of Taiwan's national monuments today by the Ministry of Culture (MOC).  A ceremon...

Taiwanese entrepreneurs see thriving business opportunities in Southeast Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As early as 20 years ago, Taiwanese enterprises started making investments in the Southeast Asian market, with promising business opportunities continuing to ava...

Largest showcase of Taiwanese films outside of Asia features two virtual reality movies in San Diego   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The annual Taiwanese film event, Taiwan Film Showcase, is scheduled to present as part of the San Diego Asian Film Festival from Nov. 9 to 11.  The San Diego ...

Taiwan to become a bilingual country by 2030: NDC proposal  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following a recent plan to designate English as Taiwan's official second language, the National Development Council (NDC) on Nov. 7 announced a plan for turn...

Taiwanese child star wins Best Young Actor at Baltic film festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese child actor Chung Chia-Chun (鍾家駿) won the best leading actor prize at the 25th Minsk International Film Festival Listapadzik held in Belarus on Nov. 6. Chung ...

Foreign students can stay longer after graduation: Taiwan Ministry of Interior

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to attract and retain outstanding international students who seek employment in Taiwan, the Ministry of Interior (MOI) on Nov.1 passed a law amendment that allows...

Korean boyband BTS kicks off Asia tour next week, comes to Taiwan in December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The South Korean boy band BTS is coming to Taiwan for two exciting concerts on Dec. 8 and 9 as part of the group's Love Yourself Asia Tour. The group will be perfor...