Taiwan High Speed Rail looks for its 500 millionth passenger

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A person who bought a return ticket from Hsinchu to Taichung Monday morning was Taiwan High Speed Rail’s 500 millionth passenger and could look forward to a whole yea...

Teen couple seen 'embracing' as they leap to their deaths in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two teens appear to have committed suicide together by leaping off the top floor of a seven story building on Monday (June 18), reported Liberty Times.  At 6 p.m. ...

Taiwanese photographer exhibits Taiwan’s transition to democracy in New York

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Taiwanese photographer Sung Lung-Chang (宋隊長) launched his international photo exhibition in New York yesterday, showcasing Taiwan's transition to democracy, report...

Artists depict peace on the Korean Peninsula to commence International Comic Artist Conference in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over 100 artists from all over the world launched the International Comic Artist Conference in Taipei by depicting peace on the Korean Peninsula on a communal canvas ...

FRA: Taipei’s water supply is sufficient through the end of August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Amid low precipitation around the island since March, the Feitsui Reservoir Administration (FRA) said last week that current water supply is sufficient to sustain Taipei City&rsq...

Taiwan 7-Eleven launches fitness gym at Taipei store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's 7-Eleven announced it will launch a gym at one of its convenience stores in Taipei, following its endeavor to diversify services at different locations, which ...

Bake Cheese Tart opens new store in Banqiao, Northern Taiwan to long queues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The new store was opened at the Mega City Mall in Banqiao, New Taipei City on May 31. Bake Cheese Tart is an international hit, with many stores opening across the Asia...

Gas station customer spends NT$5, wins NT$10 million Taiwan receipt lottery special prize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --  The Ministry of Finance (MOF) yesterday announced that a total of 15 receipts carried the winning number for the NT$10 million (US$333,000) special prize and 12...

New Taipei boxer who murdered his girlfriend may have eaten her entrails

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As detectives continue to investigate the grisly murder of a 27-year-old NTU graduate, Huang I-min (黃亦敏), by her 28-year-old jealous boxer boyfriend, Gary Chu (朱峻穎), offic...

New Taipei Boxer Murder: man had a history of abusing women, criminal record in the USA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – More information on the perpetrator in a brutal murder has come to light following the discovery of the body on May 28. The man whose English name is Gary Chu, was rais...

New Taipei boxer murders, dismembers girlfriend he met on Tinder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A boxer based in New Taipei City allegedly murdered his girlfriend, who he met on Tinder, and disposed of her dismembered body in seven trash bags, before ultimately&...

Taiwanese vigilantes beat confession out of man accused of raping suicidal teen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A day after a 16-year-old teenage girl committed suicide by leaping off the ninth floor of an apartment building in New Taipei City, video has surfaced of the man who alle...

16-year-old Taiwanese teen falls 9 stories to her death after sexual assault

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A 16-year-old teenage girl leaped to her death from the ninth floor of an apartment in New Taipei City early this morning (May 22) just days after she told a friend that she ha...

Seven NT$10 million special prize receipts yet to be claimed for Taiwan receipt lottery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 15 receipts carry the winning numbers for the NT$10 million (US$334,000) special prize from the January to February period, but there are st...

Mercury reaches 37.4 in Taipei, but rain coming on May 23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Temperatures kept on climbing Friday to break the highs of the past few days and reach 37.4 degrees Celsius, but rainy weather, and lower temperatures were expected to arr...