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Taiwan night market operator gives vendors interest-free loans to weather COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vendors at a night market in Nantou County can receive an interest-free loan of up to NT$30,000 (US$1,079) to help them weather the current COVID-19 outbreak, reports said...

Sun Moon Lake in central Taiwan imposes crowd control on New Year's events

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sun Moon Lake, a popular tourist attraction located at the foothills of Taiwan’s Central Mountain Range, has introduced a set of measures for New Year’s Eve re...

C. Taiwan county struggling with massive garbage problem

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 100,000 tons of garbage is accumulating throughout Nantou county, as the central Taiwanese county does not have enough garbage incineration facilities to handle the...

Yu-Hsiu Museum of Art enriches Nantou’s cultural landscape

Of all the cultural interest hot spots in Nantou these days, the most exciting is Yu-Hsiu Museum of Art (毓繡美術館). Located in Caotun Township, the privately owned institution opened in January 2016 and ...

Teacher sentenced for sexually abusing 11-year-old student

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An elementary school teacher in Taichung has been sentenced to nine years in prison after being convicted of sexual assault, engaging in sex with a minor, and forced obscenity ...

Vietnamese woman and Taiwanese man plummet to their deaths in apparent murder-suicide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In what appears to be a murder-suicide, the body of a Vietnamese woman was discovered on a sidewalk with the body of her Taiwanese boyfriend lying on a nearby car this morning ...