Researchers find over 2,000 malicious apps on Google Play store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A study carried out by the Data61 division of Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) has found that users of the Google Pla...

US cyber-attack on Iran sends a message to China, North Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Associated Press has reported that following Iran’s attack on a U.S. drone over the Gulf of Oman, the U.S. military carried out a cyber-attack on Iranian defense...

Japanese govt. worker in Tainan writes travel book on southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A civil servant working for the Japanese government and stationed in Taiwan, Abe Masayuki (阿部真行), has written a travel book to introduce aspects of Tainan and Taiwanese cu...

Former Taiwan premier willing to serve KMT nominee as vice president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Current independent presidential candidate and former premier of Taiwan Chang San-cheng (張善政), who served under the outgoing Ma administration in 2016, has stepped forward to i...

US Treasury Secretary holding up Taiwan arms deal: TIME

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The news publication TIME reports that U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is holding up a final decision on the recently confirmed US$2.6 billion arms deal with Taiwan...

KMT organizing protest against amendments to Taiwan's Referendum Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the amendments to the Referendum Act made last week, the Kuomintang (KMT) party is calling on supporters to join in a protest against the new amendments, which t...

Taiwan investors prefer Vietnam, Indonesia over Philippines, says official in Manila

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In an effort to encourage the Philippines to consider economic reforms to attract more foreign investment, Alfred Wang, an economic counselor at the Taipei Economic and Cu...

Guo Wengui: US willing to sink campaigns of Terry Gou, Han Kuo-yu in Taiwan election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Exiled Chinese real-estate tycoon and anti-communist gossip hound Guo Wengui (郭文貴) released a video statement on June 22 containing provocative assertions. Guo first declare...

Dalai Lama says Chinese Communist Party corrupted by power

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In an interview with Voice of America (VOA) in early June, the Dalai Lama, who is reportedly undergoing regular medical treatment, criticized the Chinese Communist Party (...

Taiwanese man abducted in Cambodia, forced to pay ransom for release

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese businessman was abducted in Phnom Penh, Cambodia last week by several attackers who have since been arrested. The victim, 58-year-old Hung Chung-chuo, was s...

DPP plans to make nice with Taipei Mayor's base ahead of Taiwan election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At a meeting of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) attended by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (June 21), former Vice Premier Lin Hsi-yao (林錫耀), an important organizer o...

Another Taiwan poultry farm infected with avian flu, 28,000 chickens culled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Saturday (June 22), Taiwan’s Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine (農委會防檢局) announced that a poultry farm in Changhua County’s Fangyua...

Taiwanese businessman guilty of N. Korea sanctions violations commits suicide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The owner of a Taiwanese ship implicated in 2017 for illegally providing oil to North Korea committed suicide on Saturday (June 22), it was confirmed by authorities in Kao...

Spectacular cloud formation stuns residents of Taiwan’s Keelung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Shortly after 9:00 a.m. on Saturday (June 22) people around Keelung in northern Taiwan began to notice a spectacular cloud formation in the sky just over the city. The ...

As union strikes, Taiwan's EVA Air receives first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- EVA Airlines is currently dealing with a flight attendants union strike which has resulted in canceled flights, inconveniencing thousands of customers since the strike was offi...