New Taiwan passport design up for public vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Voting is now underway on a New Power Party (NPP) website for a series of new Taiwanese passport cover designs, which either minimize or entirely eliminate any mention of ...

Photo of the Day: New Taiwan-India Milk Tea Alliance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A meme showing a new online alliance between Taiwan and India is trending on Twitter as both countries have had to deal with aggressive military actions by China. In ea...

Photo of the Day: Milk Tea Alliance barks for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the ranks of the "Milk Tea Alliance" continue to swell, a photo of the movement incorporated into the "Dust Storm Dog" meme surfaced over the weeken...

Photo of the Day: Australia joins Milk Tea Alliance with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Australia refused to back down from its calls to have the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) investigated, a Thai Twitter user has added the country to the viral "Mil...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan (Not Part of China) Airlines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Canadian man created this meme of a China Airlines (CAL) jet with the name "Taiwan (Not Part of China) Airlines" as Taiwan mulls changing the name of the airli...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan 'Bubble Tea Passport'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese artist has created these whimsical designs for a new Taiwanese passport based on the country's famous drink, as legislators and members of the public call ...

Legislator proposes erasing ‘China’ from Taiwan’s passport cover

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s foreign ministry is open to changes in the cover design of the country’s passport, as its official name, “Republic of China,” has become a...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Plague Inc. Ndemic, Creations 2. TouchRetouch, ADVA Soft GmbH 3. Minecraft, Mojang 4. Bloons TD 6, Ninj...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending January 19, 2020: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. TouchRetouch, Adva-Soft 2. Minecraft, Mojang ...

KFC Taiwan hikes prices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The fast-food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Taiwan announced a price hike will be implemented on Friday (Jan. 10) — the second year in a row for a price hike. ...

Top 28 YouTubers in Taiwan jointly urge fans to vote on Jan. 11

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the first time, more than two dozen of the most-followed Taiwanese YouTubers, who have a combined total of over 20 million subscribers, have appeared in a video to cal...

'Spend a night in the Presidential Office' project ends

The "Spend a Night in the Presidential Office" project has concluded with a visit by Polish food and travel bloggers -- Lukasz Smolinski and Natalia Sitarska. The project was organized jo...

Taiwan's Castella named next darling in Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Taiwanese bubble tea craze continues unabated in Japan, a renowned observer of trends in Japan has predicted that a traditional Taiwanese dessert is set to make new...

Money talks: Hong Kong protesters weaponizing spending power

HONG KONG (AP) — The Hong Kong protesters formed a line, patiently waiting their turn to buy sweet milk and tea drinks from a store that advertised ardent support for their cause with a banner declari...

Japanese students amazed to meet Taiwan's president on Presidential Office tour

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Wednesday (Dec. 4), a group of Japanese high school students at the Presidential Office were listening attentively to a tour guide introducing the building while a life...