Tourism Bureau of Taiwan signs MOU with Japan’s JR Shikoku

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The director of the Tourism Bureau of Taiwan, Chou Yung-huei (周永暉) on Thursday (July 18) flew to Japan on the first-ever direct flight from Taoyuan to Matsuyama, Japan, to...

Twinings Grand Prix is a winner with live ØZI performance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The sixth edition of Twinings Grand Prix featured 10 innovative competitors and the talented musician, ØZI, who performed live at the Legacy Taipei, on Thursday (Jul...

Han wins KMT primary poll for Taiwan presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has officially won the Kuomingtang's (KMT) nationwide poll to select its candidate for the 2020 Taiwan presidential race, with ov...

KMT primary poll starts Monday evening

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) party’s presidential primary starts Monday evening (July 8) and will last through Sunday (July 14). The candidates competing for the KMT pres...

Taiwan's KMT primary contenders join protest against Referendum Act

All five contenders for the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) nomination in the 2020 presidential election joinedthousands in a rally in Taipei Sunday against what they called asignificant erosion of voters...

Taiwan rises to No.1 in Asia for masturbation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese engage in more sexual self-pleasure than people in other Asian countries according to a survey by Japanese manufacturer of "hygienic sexual wellness items" ...

KMT presidential contenders back continued use of nuclear power

All five contenders in the opposition Kuomintang's (KMT's) presidential primary advocated Wednesday for nuclear energy to remain one of the country's main sources of power, saying it shoul...

Eswatini jogger has run-in with police on Taiwan's National Freeway 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Eswatini man was taken in by police at 6 a.m. this morning (June 26) for running on National Freeway 3. The man, who was identified as Zwane, was spotted at 6:15 a.m jogg...

Taiwan's Han, Gou compete against each other on economic issues in TV presentation

The top two contenders of the opposition Kuomintang's (KMT's) presidential primary both pledged Tuesday to focus on improving the strained cross-Taiwan Strait relations and to boost the econom...

Tsai ahead of Han, Ko, Gou in Taiwan presidential poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) would beat Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), or Foxconn tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) in a three-way matchup for t...

Taiwan business tycoon Terry Gou leads in poll, beats Han

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Foxconn chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) has emerged as the front-runner out of the five candidates seeking the presidential nomination of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) p...

KMT to hold first Taiwan primary presentation on June 25

[Last update: July 3 09:20] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Five Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidates will present their policy plans at the party’s first platform presentation on Tuesday ev...

Old copper refinery to reopen as tourist attraction in New Taipei

A disused copper refinery in New Taipei City’s Ruifang District is set to become a tourist attraction under a public art project arranged by Taipei City-based Taiwan Power Co. Known locally a...

Jackie Chan says 'I don't know anything' about Hong Kong protests while in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Just as Hong Kong police were firing rubber bullets, bean bag rounds, tear gas, and water cannons at thousands of unarmed civilians in Hong Kong, Jackie Chan claimed to be igno...

Hero volunteer who tended victims of bus accident fights for life after scooter crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A female student surnamed Chu (朱), who had just passed her exams to study at a university nursing department, was herself involved in a scooter crash after tending to vict...