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National Center of Photography and Images opens in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Center of Photography and Images (NCPI) has finally come to fruition after years of careful planning by the Ministry of Culture (MOC), opening its doors in Ta...

Taiwanese pitcher in international spotlight for impressive debut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsu Jo-hsi (徐若熙), a 20-year-old pitcher on the Wei Chuan Dragons, has emerged into the international spotlight following his impressive debut, in which he struck out 11 ba...

'Taiwan Breakfast Map' features early morning fare unique to 19 cities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese illustrator "Passion Fruit" (百香果) has launched a new book that gives readers a visual overview of popular breakfast eateries across the country. Tit...

Bar-headed geese make debut appearance in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Rare bar-headed geese made a surprise visit to Taiwan earlier this week, marking their first recorded appearance in the subtropical nation. Native to East and South Asi...

Taiwan's Tai secures first international win after pandemic hiatus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese badminton star Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) on Tuesday (Jan. 12) clinched her first international win since March last year, when the badminton world was suddenly put on p...

Taiwan experiences first snowfall of 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first snow of 2021 fell upon Taiping Mountain in the northern Taiwan county of Yilan early Friday (Jan. 1), transforming the landscape into a magical winter wonderland...

Ancient DNA reveals Guam ancestors migrated from Taiwan, Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An international team of archaeologists has traced the origins of Guam's first inhabitants to Taiwan and the Philippines based on DNA samples collected on the U.S. ter...

Cast of Phantom of the Opera finishes quarantine in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The cast of the globally beloved Broadway musical "The Phantom of the Opera" has completed its 14-day quarantine and is ready to meet Taiwanese audiences on Thur...

Global bikers gather in Taiwan for first Asia Rainbow Ride

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — International cyclists gathered in Taiwan on Saturday (Oct. 24) to participate in the inaugural Asia Rainbow Ride with the aim of promoting LGBT rights across the region. ...

Taiwan baseball player Chen Po-yu signs with MLB team

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese pitcher Chen Po-yu (陳柏毓) has signed a contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates to become the country's latest athlete to appear on the international stage. On...

Taiwan launches first dark sky park in Hehuanshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's first international dark sky park was officially launched on central Taiwan's Hehuanshan (合歡山) Saturday (Sept. 19), setting a milestone for astronomy comm...

Taiwan hit film ‘iWeirDO’ receives acclaim at New York Asian Film Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese romantic comedy "iWeirDO" has won the Honorable Mention Award at the 2020 New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), receiving even more international recog...

Taitung introduces affordable bike trip along east coast of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Tourism Bureau has decided to promote cycling in Taiwan next year, the Taitung County Government has rolled out an affordable single-day bike trip for citizens who ...

Blockbuster movie director launches fundraiser for 'Taiwan Trilogy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wei Te-sheng (魏德聖), the acclaimed director of Taiwanese blockbuster hits "Cape No.7" and "Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale," has launched a fundrai...

Hate crimes against Chinese in UK nearly triple during pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of hate crimes against Chinese nationals in the UK sharply increased in the first three months of 2020 and has almost tripled compared to the same period the pr...