UK artist Jessie J arrives in Taiwan, prepares for Taipei concert tomorrow night   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – British singer Jessie J arrived in Taiwan on Wednesday afternoon a day prior to her worldwide concert The R.O.S.E taking place in Taipei on Sep. 20. According to Chines...

Taiwan's Yunlin to launch new radio program for new immigrants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Yunlin County Government has launched a new radio program for new immigrants called "Yunlin New Power" (雲林新動力) and it will be first broadcast on Sept. 23. According...

Taiwanese film ‘Cities of Last Things’ wins top prize at Toronto film festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese drama "Cities of Last Things" took home the top "Platinum Program" award from the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 16. &q...

Body of woman swept away by waves found on Taiwan east coast beach

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The body of a 30-year-old woman who was swept away by a three-meter wave off the coast of Yilan Country Friday turned up on another beach Saturday, as the outer rim of Typhoon M...

Opinion - Taiwan’s Big Challenge: Nurturing Foreign Entrepreneurs

Taiwan has initiated many programs to attract more foreign talent and investors to set up business in Taiwan. The fact that Taiwanese youngsters are now being drained to develop their career and ...

Taiwanese students in Norway raise funds for name change from China to Taiwan on residence permit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A group of Taiwanese students in Norway is setting up a fundraising page to push the Norwegian government to correct the nationality of Taiwanese people on reside...

Suggestion eSwatini to switch diplomatic allegiances is fake news: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA, 外交部) rubbished foreign media reports suggesting diplomatic ally eSwatini will switch allegiances to China, by saying that t...

Race-based school criteria roils Asian-Americans - again

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Time and again, Chinese-American students consistently delivered top academic scores, only to be denied admission to their dream school. Parents bemoaned what they saw as an unfai...

For Thais, language a barrier to studying in Taiwan: teacher

Thai students interested in studying in Taiwan are worried about potential language barriers and the availability of scholarships, a teacher at Siam Technology College in Bangkok said Friday. Liu S...

36 EU officials join research, Mandarin programs at Taiwan Universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a statement on Aug. 22, the Ministry of education released a statement in promotion of an educational exchange program with the European Union. The program promotes ...

Taiwanese standup comedian to launch 1st ever political satire show among Mandarin-speaking countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A young popular Taiwanese standup comedian is setting up a crowdfunding campaign to produce a Taiwanese political satire show inspired by the late-night political comedy shows i...

Over 100 Chinese language school principals gather in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 107 principals of Chinese language schools across Southeast Asia met in Taipei on August 20, for a conference to promote the teaching of traditional Chinese in ...

Chinese journalist Zhao Sile writes thank-you letter to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Chinese journalist and women’s rights activist Zhao Sile (趙思樂) has written an open letter thanking Taiwan for making her studies in the United States possible. Zhao, 27...

Japanese list 7 positive impressions of Taiwanese tourists: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Japanese travel planning web site Live Japan on July 31 posted a list of seven positive impressions Japanese respondents on the streets of Tokyo had of Taiw...

Taiwan can play an important role in Indo-Pacific region: foreign ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Tuesday that the country can play an important role in the Indo-Pacific region and will continue working closely wit...