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Men in black invade Taipei police station to attack officer

Update: 04/22 17:20 p.m. The police officer and the 10 men involved in a recent altercation will meet and apologize to each other later today (April 22), according to the Songshan Precinct of the T...

Bar-headed geese make debut appearance in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Rare bar-headed geese made a surprise visit to Taiwan earlier this week, marking their first recorded appearance in the subtropical nation. Native to East and South Asi...

22 hospitalized from carbon monoxide poisoning at Tainan swimming pool

Eight adults and 14 children were hospitalized on Thursday after suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning at a Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) swimming pool in Tainan, southern Taiwan. ...

Foreign visitor slump sees rents in Taipei follow suit

Commercial lease rates in three major shopping districts in Taipei are spiraling lower amid a steep decline in foreign visitors caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to local business association...

Multiple records fall at Taipei National Athletics Championships

New Taipei, Dec. 6 (CNA) The biennial National Athletics Championships, which took place on Friday and Saturday in New Taipei, saw several record breaking performances by Taiwanese athletes. Javeli...

Uni-President Lions clinch Taiwan Series title in 7-4 win

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Uni-President Lions have defeated the CTBC Brothers 7-4 in Game 7 of the Taiwan Series Sunday (Nov. 8) to secure the 2020 Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) t...

Hsinchu City to take charge of Taiwan Lantern Festival in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung ended on Sunday night (Feb. 23), and the right to hold next year’s event was handed over to Hsinchu City during the clos...

413 Vietnamese, Indonesian illegal workers arrested in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Saturday (June 15), Taiwan's National Immigration Agency (NIA) arrested 413 migrant workers for working illegally, with the majority being Vietnamese and Indonesian nati...

Yehliu Geopark hosts colorful night tours and concert in April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Yehliu Geopark (野柳地質公園) in Wanli District (萬里區), New Taipei City, will have a very different look at night in April as the park’s trademark Queen’s Head and ot...

Taiwan shares its own success to encourage others to meet Sustainable Development Goals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Vice-president Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) expressed that helping to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a top priority for Taiwan. The administra...

MOCA Taipei’s exhibition explores intricate relationship of technology and justice in modern era

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thirty years after the concept of transitional justice began to sweep across the globe, have we moved towards a more just world? The Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei (MO...

Taipei Fubon Bank employee caught embezzling NT$4.69 million from 22 customers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An incident involving a Fubon Bank employee embezzling NT$4.69 million (US$155,000) from 22 customers last year provides a cautionary tale for customers to be on guard for...

Jeremy Lin offers tips on life for Taiwanese college graduates

TAIPEI (CNA) - Taiwanese-American NBA player Jeremy Lin shared seven tips on life with graduates of Taiwan's National Chengchi University (NCCU) in Taipei Saturday. Lin, who was invited to give...

Taiwanese athletes outshine in Taiwan Athletics Open

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- In the Taiwan Athletics Open held in the Taipei Municipal last week(May 25, 26), many Taiwanese athletes make hit the qualifying criteria for the upcoming Asian Games held in Jaka...

Taiwanese athlete Chen Kuei-ru breaks national record twice in May

OSAKA(Taiwan News)- Taiwanese athlete Chen Kuei-ru (陳奎儒) breaks the national record set in the National Intercollegiate Athletics Games, clocking in a new timing of 13.49s in the Seiko Golden Grand Pr...