Taiwan's philanthropic vegetable vendor donates millions to rural health care

Renowned philanthropic vendor Chen Shu-chu (陳樹菊), who sold vegetables in eastern Taiwan's Taitung for more than half a century, on Wednesday donated two insurance policies worth a total of NT$16 m...

Asteroid named after Taiwanese philanthropic vendor

An asteroid discovered by Lulin Observatory in Nantou County, operated by Taiwan's National Central University, has been named after Taiwanese philanthropic vendor Chen Shu-chu (陳樹菊), according to...

Taiwan vegetable seller honored by TIME for philanthropy to retire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taitung vegetable seller Chen Shu-chu (陳樹菊), honored by Time Magazine in 2010 for her philanthropic donations, has decided to retire due to poor health, reports said Thurs...

Theory of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--A person’s life achievement will not exceed his or her wish, and the wish will not exceed action. Does the same rule apply to a country? When everybody is talking about &ld...

Tsai Ing-wen ranks 19th in Time 100 reader poll

Taipei, April 14 (CNA) Incoming President Tsai Ing-wen finished in 19th place in a reader poll run by Time magazine ahead of the release its annual list of "the 100 most influential people" for 2016...

Ma has 'memorable' New Year's Eve with underprivileged children

Taipei, Jan. 3 (CNA) Instead of partaking in a countdown and watching fireworks, President Ma Ying-jeou spent New Year's Eve with underprivileged children in a remote part of Taiwan, something he d...