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Dead newborn found buried in neighborhood park in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A child discovered the remains of a dead newborn at a playground in a neighborhood park in Tainan’s Annan District on Thursday (Feb. 8). After reporting the disco...

South Taiwan man in hot water for using cell phone at poll station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An elderly Tainan man surnamed Zhang (張) landed himself in trouble by taking his cell phone into the polling station in Annan District's Anfu Village Activity Center o...

Mutant Taiwanese krait slithers into Tainan home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A venomous Taiwanese krait slithered into a Tainan home on Sunday (Sept. 10), leaving many puzzled by its untypical color patterns. Wang Shih-hao (王士豪), director of the...

35 arrested in back-alley casino raid in South Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police have detained 35 people after raiding a back-alley casino in Tainan during the early hours of Wednesday morning (July 19). Tainan police said they raided a make-...

South Taiwan factory fire rips through four buildings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A factory fire broke out in an industrial zone of Tainan’s Annan District in the early hours of Wednesday morning (May 10), with over 70 firefighters called to the s...

Free oysters up for grabs in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Countless oysters have washed up on a stretch of beach that runs approximately three to four kilometers in length and, according to a local organization, 80% of them are s...

Delicacies made with time and salt— pickled seafood and mullet roe

People living in coastal areas pickle fresh seafood with salt, and just a single piece of pickled seafood is enough to flavor a whole bowl of rice, traditionally supplying the needs of the simple dail...

Fires reported across Taiwan as public celebrates Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple fires were reported across Taiwan on Saturday evening (Jan. 21) and early Sunday morning (Jan. 22) as Lunar New Year celebrations were underway. The largest fi...

Woman attacked by two dogs in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman was hospitalized Saturday (Oct. 29) after being attacked by two Tibetan mastiffs in Tainan's Annan District at night. The 77-year-old woman was attacked by ...

Taiwan Army training helicopter makes emergency landing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Army helicopter had to abort a training mission to make an emergency landing in Tainan City on Thursday (Oct. 6) morning. Nobody was injured in the incident, which h...

Migrant worker in Taiwan dies after dormitory brawl

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A migrant worker in Annan District, Tainan was killed during a fight in his dormitory early Saturday morning (Sept. 3). CNA reported the victim was a Vietnamese migrant...

Cop killing suspect stole 1st scooter in south Taiwan after tourist left keys in ignition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The series of events that led to the brutal murder of two Tainan police officers in the line of duty started with a tourist leaving the keys in a rented scooter. Over t...

Man suspected of killing of 2 Tainan police officers captured in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police on Tuesday (Aug. 23) arrested a man in northern Taiwan suspected of fatally stabbing two Tainan police officers on Monday (Aug. 22). On Monday morning, an assaul...

Update: Cop-killing prime suspect in south Taiwan ruled out

Latest update on 2022/08/23 10:00 - Chen Wei-chieh (陳偉捷) turned himself in at a police station in Tainan late Monday (Aug. 22) and said he was not the killer of the two police officers. Police confirm...

Two Taiwanese police officers killed on the job in Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Shortly before noon on Monday (Aug. 22), two police officers in Tainan were attacked and killed while pursuing a man suspected of stealing a vehicle. According to CNA, ...