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Taiwan legislature passes new special budget for economic relief, stimulus

The Legislative Yuan has passed a special budget of NT$209.95 billion (US$7.33 billion) largely to continue economic relief measures that ease the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Taiwan's econo...

Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA tournament canceled this year

The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) has decided to cancel its Taiwan Swinging Skirts tournament this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting travel restrictions. The decision to...

Revised edition of Taiwan's leopard cat-themed train to start running

The popular district train liveried in the theme of Taiwan's only surviving wild cat -- the leopard cat -- will make a revised appearance, with the updated edition of the train set to make its mai...

Taiwan, Palau sign sea patrol cooperation pact

Koror, Palau, March 22 (CNA) Taiwan and its Pacific ally, Palau, signed an agreement on Friday to cooperate in sea patrols and under this new pact, they will launch a joint rescue drill on the seas c...

Taiwan ex-Academia Sinica head found not guilty of graft charge

The Shilin District Court ruled former Academia Sinica President Wong Chi-huey (翁啟惠) not guilty of corruption Friday in a high-profile case that saw the prominent biochemist accused of taking bribes f...

Tai Tzu-ying loses to Japanese rival in French Open final

Taiwanese badminton ace Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) failed to defend her title in the women's singles final at the 2018 Yonex French Open on Sunday, losing to her Japanese competitor in the 67-minute match...

Mercury falls to 15.1 degrees Celsius in Tamsui

Taipei, Oct. 28 (CNA) The temperature dropped to 15.1 degrees Celsius in Tamsui District in New Taipei, northern Taiwan, early Sunday morning, the lowest ground level temperature in Taiwan since the b...

Dioxin-tainted hairy crabs sold on Taiwan market: FDA

Over 8,300 kilograms of dioxin-contaminated Chinese mitten crabs, also known as hairy crabs, that were imported from China have been sold in markets in New Taipei and Yilan County without approval, th...

Taiwan's National Palace Museum to hold exhibit in Tokyo during Olympics

The Taipei-based National Palace Museum (NPM) will showcase items from its collection in Tokyo during the 2020 Olympic Games, NPM Deputy Director Lee Ching-hwi said Wednesday. The museum plans to h...

Taiwan delighted to see inter-Korean dialogue easing regional tension

Taiwan is delighted to see tension on the Korean Peninsula ease through dialogue, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Friday, commenting on the signing of an agreement by the leaders of North ...

Taiwan President touts closer links with Guatemala

Taiwan's collaborative programs in infrastructure construction, medical services and education in Guatemala, as well as visits by high-ranking officials in recent years have helped relations betwe...

Asian Games: Taiwan wins gold, bronze in women's roller skating

Taiwanese skater Li Meng-chu won gold in the women's 20-kilometer roller skating road race at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games Friday. Li completed the Palembang course in 44 minutes and ...

Asian Games: Taiwan wins gold in recurve men's team event

Taiwan defeated South Korea 5-3 in the final of the recurve men's team event Monday at the 2018 Asian Games, grabbing its first archery gold at the regional sports event, which is being held in Ja...

Asian Games: Taiwan beat South Korea in baseball competition

Taiwan's baseball team defeated South Korea 2-1 Sunday at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, which was the first win among the 10 national teams participating in that competition. It was also the...

Asian Games: Taiwan's Chan sisters reach women's doubles final

Taiwan's Latisha Chan and sister Chan Hao-ching overwhelmed a duo from Kazakhstan on Friday to reach the finals of the women's doubles in tennis at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. The to...