Taiwan's National Palace Musuem unveils world mask exhibition at Chiayi branch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new exhibition in Chiayi showcasing exquisitely made masks from four continents explores the diverse traditions and cultures of various societies. The National Palace...

Big day-night temperature gap forecast in central, southern Taiwan

The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has warned people in central and southern Taiwan of a wide day-night gap in temperatures as a northeasterly wind system continued to affect the country Tuesday. The...

Water supply in Taiwan to remain sufficient, despite dry season

Water supply throughout Taiwan is expected to remain sufficient this winter, despite the dry season, which usually runs from November to the following April, the Water Resources Agency (WRA) said Frid...

Taiwanese woman is finalist for Amazon's top entrepreneur under 30 award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese woman has made the elite group of finalists for Amazon's "Small Business Owner Under 30 of the Year" award. Denise Sung (宋旭丹), 30, who was bor...

Taipei 101 disappears as China dust storm attacks Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a monstrous dust storm descends on Taiwan, "red" pollution alerts have been issued at weather stations across northern Taiwan, and visibility has become so po...

Monster China dust storm triggers red pollution alerts in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a massive dust storm from China begins to descend on Taiwan, over a dozen air quality monitoring stations in the north of the country and on outlying islands showed &qu...

Taiwan's Matsu Islands recognized as one of world's top 'Smart Communities'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Lienchiang County (連江縣), better known internationally as the Matsu (馬祖) Islands, has joined the ranks of the top “smart cities” according to the...

Han says he will hoist flag poles on Taiwan mountains over 3,000 meters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate and erstwhile mayor of Kaohsiung, Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), on Wednesday (Oct. 23) said that if elected president, he would see to it t...

Pro-Beijing party may be infiltrating temples in Taiwan: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A pro-Beijing political party in Taiwan is reportedly exerting a strong influence on dozens of temples across the island, sparking fears that religious communities are bei...

Han says he will end Taiwan labor reforms to allow 'bosses to ask for more overtime'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The erstwhile acting mayor of Kaohsiung and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate, Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), doubled down on his proposal to abolish recent labor reforms at a ra...

Taoyuan slaughterhouse hit by avian flu, 1,453 chickens destroyed

A total of 1,453 frozen chickens from a slaughterhouse in Taoyuan have been destroyed after they were confirmed to be infected with the highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza virus, the city's Anima...

41 passengers unhurt in Alishan tour bus fire in SW Taiwan

Forty-one people on a tour bus near the Alishan scenic area in southwestern Taiwan's Chiayi County were safe after a fire on the vehicle Sunday afternoon, according to Chiayi County Fire Departmen...

Taiwan's police bust telecom fraud ring targeting migrant workers

Fraudsters have scammed migrant workers out of money across the country by obtaining their personal phone details. Police have busted a telecom fraud ring that tricked migrant workers into handing ...

Motorcyclist thrown from bike into rocky ravine in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Saturday (Oct. 12) in a mountainous area along Provincial Road No. 3 (台3線) in Chiayi County, a motorcyclist was thrown from his cycle into a ravine after a collision on...

Former Taiwan vice president lambastes incumbent Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) said on Sunday (Oct. 6) that the leader of a country should possess wisdom or it could spell disaster for the people, a statement th...