Japanese Shinto shrine vandalized in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A historic Japanese Shinto shrine in Taipei has been vandalized and one of its Komainu (lion-dog, 狛犬) statues was stolen on Monday, in an apparent repeat of a re...

Taiwan wins two gold and two silver medals in Linguistics Olympiads

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ---Taiwanese high school students excelled at the 2017 International Linguistics Olympiad in Dublin, Ireland. Every year, young students from around the world gather to solve t...

Proposal to put philanthropist’s portrait on Taiwan’s 10-dollar coins gains momentum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A netizen’s proposal to put a philanthropist’s portrait on Taiwan’s 10-dollar coins to replace that of former President Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) has gained mo...

Hell to pay: Taoist gods take to Taipei streets to protest curbs on burning offerings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 10,000 members of 100 temples from across Taiwan converged on the streets of Taipei yesterday to protest against measures taken by the government to reduce the b...

Daoist deities take to the streets for a protest march in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Statues of Daoist deities, accompanied by their worshipers and by temple managers, hit the roads of Taipei Sunday to protest against measures take...

Chiang Ching-kuo documents published online

A set of rare historical documents pertaining to President Chiang Ching-kuo (1910-1988) were published June 28 on the website of Academia Historica, the country’s foremost historical research in...

Philippine Madrigal Singers enchant Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Philippine Madrigal Singers, one of the major choral groups based in the Philippines performed their repertoire of classic songs in Tainan and Taipei last week. It ha...

Thailand is an important partner for Taiwan: Vice President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Thailand is an important partner, considering the level of Taiwan’s investments in the country and its role as a source of visitors and students on the island, Vice ...

Editorial: Another Chinese nail in the coffin of Taiwanese goodwill

With the 28th anniversary of the Tiananmen Incident – just like Taiwan’s 228 Incident a euphemism for a large-scale massacre of government opponents – approaching, human rights in Ch...

An alternative Top 10 landmarks for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --  As we recently reported, TripAdvisor has recently published its Top 10 landmarks for Taiwan. TripAdvisor is pretty much universally acknowledged as the go-to website f...

Long weekend edition: Events around Taiwan 5/26-5/30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Time to enjoy the four day weekend. Whether its outdoors or indoors, there's fun to be had. Dragon Boat races (Northern Taiwan) 28 - 30 May, Taipei Internatio...

Taipei 101 the top landmark in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei 101 has been picked as the top landmark of Taiwan, followed by Lungshan Temple, and Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall. TripAdvisor announces World's Top Landmark...

Taiwan pushes for inclusion in global health summit

BEIJING (AP) — Taiwan is pushing for a last-minute invitation to an annual World Health Organization summit amid rising pressure from Beijing to isolate the island by blocking its participation in int...

Newly repaired Yoichi Hatta statue unveiled in Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After having been decapitated last month, the restored statue of famed Japanese engineer Yoichi Hatta was unveiled yesterday with Tainan Mayor William Lai (賴清德) ...

Gloria Manor - top-class accommodation in Kenting

Top 10 National Park Hotel        Once you’re done with sea, sun, and sand, what other surprises does Kenting have in store for the visitor? Let GLORIA MANOR sho...