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Photo of the Day: 'The Depth of Danger' in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This ominous-sounding sign was photographed in eastern Taiwan over the weekend by a Canadian writer. On Sunday (Feb. 14), John Groot captured this image while traveling...

Southern Taiwan high school mocked for 'Intermational' typo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A private school's attempt at a name change ran into some trouble on Sunday (Dec. 27), when netizens noticed that it had posted a sign referring to itself as an "...

YouTuber spots 'funniest translation' on Taiwan mountain trail sign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American travel YouTuber on Saturday (Nov. 28) posted video of the "funniest sign" he had ever seen at the head of a mountain trail in southern Taiwan, prompt...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese pork shop ribs English

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese netizens got a big kick out of this strange translation for "pork rib box lunch" spotted over the weekend. On Saturday (Sept. 19), a member of the F...

Photo of the Day: Taipei bakery breaks English

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese political scientist spotted this badly mangled English translation of a pastry at a bakery in Taipei over the weekend. Gwenyth Wang-Reeves, who currently wo...

Photo of the Day: Missing person ad placed for Mayor of Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo surfaced earlier this week showing a missing person ad searching for Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), who has taken a three-month sabbatical from his post as Mayor of Kaohsiung t...

Video compares Han's Chinglish speech with Tsai's fluent English at AmCham meeting in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a speech by itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) at the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) last week was widely mocked for h...

Canadian cops laugh at pro-CCP protesters accidentally chanting 'Free China!'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In a bizarre case of a Freudian slip or Chinglish gone awry, hordes of pro-Chinese Communist Party (CCP) demonstrators were overheard inadvertently shouting out "Free Chin...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's 'Ukrainian Jopanese Heart Beitun Line'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A funny Chinglish sign has been spotted in a new Taichung MRT station under construction which reads "Ukrainian Jopanese Heart Beitun Line." On Thursday (Aug 1), a...

Photo of the Day: 'Do not accept Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Western and Chinese netizens alike are getting quite a chuckle from a sign at a popular hotpot chain in China which appears to warn patrons to "not accept Taiwan." ...

Chinglish phrase 'add oil!' now in Oxford English Dictionary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Chinglish expression "add oil!" (加油, jiāyóu), which is used to cheer people on, has been included in the online edition of the Oxford English Dictionary (O...

Photo of the Day: 'No Romping' sign seen on bus in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A funny Chinglish sign which read "No Romping" was spotted on a public bus in western Taiwan's Taichung City late last month. While taking a bus in Taichung...

Photo of the Day: Mouth watering Chinglish sign in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A photo of a hilarious sign was posted yesterday evening on a Facebook group which specializes in photos of eccentric English signs in Taiwan. On Sept. 10, Chinglish Taiwan...

'Let's Get High' anti-drug campaign gets underway in Western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In a sincere attempt to provide a positive, structured outlet for teenagers over the summer vacation, the Changhua County government late last month announced a summer youth an...

Taiwanese woman seen at airport carrying bag saying it has 'gun, bomb' inside

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A netizen in the U.S. shared a hilarious photo on social media showing a Taiwanese woman holding an astonishingly inappropriate bag for air travel at the Taoyuan International ...