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Musicians from Taiwan, South Korea, Japan to join forces in end-of-year concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three musicians from different countries and backgrounds will unite in the upcoming concert Re-make in Asia on Sunday (Dec. 13) at the National Kaohsiung Center for the Ar...

Rainbow in Taipei lasts for 3 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The right combination of wind, water vapor, and sunlight created the optimal conditions for a rainbow to last over three hours on Taipei's Yangmingshan on Monday morni...

UK tech consortium lists Taiwan as province of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei City Government Department of Information Technology’s (DOIT) membership in The Open Group has its country of origin incorrectly listed as “Taiwan, ...

Dispute leaves Taiwanese stuck in locked-down Chinese cities

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Beauty salon operator Shelly Chen flew from Taiwan to her hometown in China last month to see her aging parents for the Lunar New Year holiday. Two days later, their city in the ...

Taiwan Tourism Festival to launch in Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Tourism Festival 2020 will try and attract more tourists from Thailand, the Taiwanese representative office in Bangkok announced Friday (December 20). Since ...

University in Taipei develops rainbow forecasting system for Yangmingshan

Chinese Culture University, located in a part of Taipei where the world's longest rainbow ever occurred, has developed a rainbow forecasting system aimed at giving tourists, meteorologists and pho...

Taiwan's Chinese Culture University Chairman has passed away at 92

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- High-profile Chinese Culture University (CCU) Chairman Chang Jen-hu (張鏡湖) died in Taipei on Monday (Nov. 25) after a month-long treatment for pneumonia and liver cancer. Cha...

Baseball player from Taiwan signs with MLB team

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese baseball player Liu Chih-Jung (劉致榮) has signed a US$750,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox to become the 2nd Taiwanese player on the current Red Sox roster aft...

Q&A: How a woman's death got tangled in Hong Kong politics

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Around Valentine's Day last year, the decomposing body of a pregnant Hong Kong woman, 21-year-old Poon Hiu-wing, turned up in the tall grass near a riverside spot in a suburban a...

One Lennon Wall dispute settled, another moves to court

Two recent conflicts over messages of support for Hong Kong, posted on Lennon Walls on school campuses, moved closer to resolution this week, as students at one university reached an out-of-court sett...

Chinese apologize to Hong Kong students for Lennon Wall brawl in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese students who attacked Hong Kong students over a “Lennon Wall” at Taipei’s Chinese Culture University (CCU) have apologized, reports said Wednesda...

Taiwan will not tolerate violence against freedom of speech: Tsai

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Thursday that Taiwan will not tolerate violence targeting individuals exercising their freedom of speech, in the wake of several incidents at Taiwanese universities, ...

Video shows Chinese students rip down HK protest posters in Taipei college

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A day after a brawl between Chinese and Hong Kong students at Chinese Culture University broke out, a video surfaced on Wednesday (Sept. 25) showing Chinese students rippi...

Hong Kong, Chinese students brawl at Taipei university

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The ongoing social unrest in Hong Kong is beginning to impact university campuses in Taiwan, manifesting in a recent attack in which a Chinese student choked a student fro...

Taiwan scholars praise minimum wage hike, warn of possible negative effects

Taipei (CNA) Taiwan scholars on Wednesday praised a Ministry of Labor (MOL) committee decision earlier in the day to raise the minimum wage next year, but also warned of possible negative effects, inc...