Jiaoxi, Taiwan to open 'Hot Spring Night Market' in mid-December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's famous hot spring haven Jiaoxi Township is slated to open a new night market in mid-December. Jiaoxi Township, which is situated in northeastern Taiwan'...

Taiwan county wants to catch red monkey to wash off toxic dye

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - After visitors to a park in Dongshan reported they had seen a monkey covered in red paint, the Yilan County authorities said they would try and catch it to wash off the potentia...

The Latest: Search ends, derailed train cars turned upright

DONGSHAN TOWNSHIP, Taiwan (AP) — The Latest on a train crash in Taiwan (all times local): 2 p.m. Work crews have moved derailed train cars upright after a search fo...

Rescuers search site after train crash killed 18 in Taiwan

DONGSHAN TOWNSHIP, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers are searching the wreckage after one of Taiwan's fastest passenger trains derailed on a curve along a popular weekend route, killing at least 18 people and in...

Lifesaving hero buried Monday, girlfriend committed suicide days ago

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The funeral of Yilan County resident Wu Dong-hua (吳東樺), who died from rescuing a little girl on a Yilan beach on Sep 2, took placed on Sep 17 (Monday), but three days before...

Illegal farmhouses taking shape of cruise and airplane in Yilan in NE Taiwan face demolition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Is that a cruise ship grounded on a Yilan beach? It looks like it, but it is actually an illegal farmhouse, or rather a beach house, which the county government has ordered ...

Funeral mass held in Taiwan for revered Italian missionary

A funeral mass was held in Taiwan Sunday in tribute to Father Antonio Didone, who passed away last week after dedicating decades of his life to help underprivileged patients in Taiwan since he came as...

Dragon boats ‘take to the road’ for alternative competition and fun in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Who said dragon boats can only be pedaled in water? A land dragon boat race held in Guanxi Township, Hsinchu County on Sunday saw participating team members pedaling dragon ...

Runaway schoolboys in Yilan, Taiwan spending a cold night under a bridge found unharmed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Two sixth graders in Taiwan’s northeastern county of Yilan wandered about after school on Monday and spent a cold night under a bridge after they got into trouble at s...