5 adults unable to stop pit bull from mauling dog in S.W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The owner of an American pit bull terrier has been fined NT$30,000 (US$1,000) after his pet viciously mauled a neighbor's dog for 32 seconds, despite the efforts of fi...

Hong Kong student opposes demand for Taiwan to lower immigration bar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As more Hongkongers seek asylum in Taiwan due to Beijing's growing control in the special administrative region, a Hong Kong student has decided to explain on social m...

Taiwan professor accused of assigning homework based on students' political stance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taipei University of Technology (NTUT) political science instructor Chen Kai (陳愷) has been accused of assigning homework assignments to students based on their po...

Sarcastic 'Wan Wan come home' memes spread across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a creepy broadcast by a CCTV anchor calling on "Wan Wan [Taiwan]" to return home (湾湾, 回家吧) after China's release of "26 measures" to...

President visits Taiwan startup, praises young entrepreneurs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) visited the headquarters of Dcard, a popular social networking website in Taiwan, on Tuesday (July 9). Taiwan’s young people are good...

Ghoulish Han Kuo-yu masks Made in China surface in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Masks of itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), appropriately made in China, are starting to appear in costume stores in Taiwan and on...

Chinese recruiters target Taiwanese job seekers to spread pro-unification propaganda

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Advertisements have surfaced on job banks and social media pages in Taiwan seeking supporters of cross-strait unification to spread propaganda. A user of social network...

Taiwanese photographer indicted for organizing 'artistic' 13-person orgy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Famed Taiwanese photographer Tsai Che-kai (蔡哲凱), has been indicted by the Taipei prosecutors for pandering sexual intercourse (媒介性交罪), after a female university student last ye...

Investigation begun after foreigner charged NT$400 for bag of fruit at Taipei night market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei City Government has launched an investigation after a foreigner was allegedly overcharged for fruit in the city's famous Shilin Night Market. After a well-kno...

Overseas Taiwanese students post silly photos of fried eggs in Taiwan shape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To many overseas students, studying abroad means homesickness and regular cravings for hometown delicacies. Recently, a photo of a fried egg resembling Taiwan was posted b...

Photographer under investigation after photos of orgy emerge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei District Prosecutor's Office is investigating a famous photographer for sexual harassment, sexual assault and prostitution after numerous photos have surfaced of...

Taiwan Minecraft community awed by reconstruction of high school.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News )--Minecraft is a sandbox video game where players build constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D procedurally generated world. Recently the Minecraft community in Taiwan has...

The cheapest way to order in McDonald’s

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Are you a fast food lover? Do you find yourself running inside a nearby McDonalds frequently? Here are some essential hacks that would help you get the same meal for a rel...

Taiwan grandma fills Louis Vuitton handbag with fish

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A grandmother used a Louis Vuitton designer bag costing more than NT$33,000 (US$1,000) to transport unpackaged fish and groceries, according to a local online post reporte...

Photo of the Day: No Photoshop? A modified scooter appears on Taipei street

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- A netizen posted a photo of a modified scooter on the social networking website Dcard. Spotted in Xinyi District, Taipei, this original two-seat scooter was modified into a ...