Taiwanese ‘House of Cards’ shoots inside Presidential Office Building

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Visitors to the Presidential Office Building might have been surprised Saturday to witness a presidential inauguration ceremony in full swing. The next such ceremony is...

Taiwan's FTV elects new chairwoman after ousting Formosa Alliance founder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Formosa TV (FTV) General Manager Wang Ming-yu (王明玉) was elected as the TV station’s chairman at an interim shareholders’ meeting on Tuesday (April 2) to end a ...

Taiwan's FTV Chairman ousted by board amid controversies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Formosa TV (FTV) Chairman George P. Kuo (郭倍宏) was, suddenly and unexpectedly, ousted by its board of directors on March 14, and the board reportedly will convene on May 9 to el...

Most favorite souvenirs to bring back from Taiwan for Southeast Asian visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chocolate confectionery and taro pastry are among the most favorite souvenirs to bring back from Taiwan for Southeast Asian travelers, reports said. The Lunar New Year ...

Hsinchu County has highest level of young adult home ownership in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to recent statistics by the Ministry of the Interior, the highest ratio of young adult home ownership in Taiwan is Hsinchu County, and the lowest ratio is Taipei...

Potential Taiwan-US joint military exercise good for Taiwan and regional security: Premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Premier, William Lai (賴清德) said that a potential joint military exercise between Taiwan and the U.S. would be good for the security of both Taiwan and neighbo...

Ariel Dan Appointed as New CEO of Cloudify

HERZLIYA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 30, 2018--Cloudify Platform Ltd., today announced the appointment of Ariel Dan as the company’s new CEO. Dan will begin his new role effective August 1st. ...

Taipei Fubon Bank employee caught embezzling NT$4.69 million from 22 customers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An incident involving a Fubon Bank employee embezzling NT$4.69 million (US$155,000) from 22 customers last year provides a cautionary tale for cus...

Road collapse injures 3 in Southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Heavy rain has caused a section of road to collapse in Tainan City (臺南市), leaving 3 people with minor injuries. The road collapse which looks similar to a sinkhole, occ...

Massive fire at chemical factory in Central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Late Thursday evening a fierce fire erupted at a 500 ping (1650m²) factory at Chuan-hsing Industrial Zone (全興工業區) in Shengang Township, Changhua County. The fire...

Taiwan Independence referendum launched, backed by former presidents

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Former presidents Lee Teng-hui and Chen Shui-bian voiced their support on Wednesday for an initiative to hold a referendum in April 2019 on Taiwan independence. "I at...

All major TV companies gather to carry out largest project in broadcasting history of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan news) --- Mayor Wen-Je Ko (柯文哲) said that Universiade gathered all major broadcasting companies in Taiwan to carry out the largest project in the broadcasting history of Taiwa...

Anti-Chinese investment ad by local news show draws NCC warning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan National Communications Commission (NCC) administered a warning against the FTV News channel (民視新聞台) for interrupting a news segment with unapproved messag...

Cold snap kills 22 in Taiwan in two days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As a strong continental cold air mass was approaching Taiwan, 22 people are believed to have died in the cold snap, mostly the ones either aged over 70 or with cardiovascular di...

WTA 125K Series Taipei 2016 to feature past champions

Organizer of the OEC Taipei WTA 125K Series, to take place at the Taipei Arena Nov. 13 -20, said it has invited all past champions to come back and compete in this year’s event. The top ...