TV shows promoting Taiwan to be aired in four countries: MOFA

Four tailor-made television shows promoting Taiwan and co-produced by the Taiwan government and TV stations in four Asian countries will be aired in their respective countries next month with the aim ...

Video shows number of visitors to Taiwan by nationality since 2001

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An amazing video showing the growth of visitors to Taiwan over the past 18 years by nationality was posted to the data visualization and storytelling website Flourish on W...

Filipinos amused at Tagalog 'please keep quiet' sign in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Filipinos are getting a big chuckle out of a sign spotted inside a bus in northern Taiwan, which admonishes Filipino passengers in Tagalog to not make noise. A photo of...

Filipino community in New Taipei celebrates women over 40

Hundreds of Filipinos gathered in New Taipei on Sunday for a beauty pageant that featured women of Ilocano lineage, over the age of 40. The Ilocanos are one of the largest ethnolinguistic groups in...

New wave of gymnasts set to challenge traditional powers

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — From his back garden to the world championship podium, Rhys McClenaghan has come a long way. McClenaghan became the first gymnast to represent Ireland in a ...

Taiwanese tourist fined for sporting skimpy string bikini in Boracay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese woman has sparked controversy in the Philippines after she was spotted on the country's resort island of Boracay sporting a super skimpy bikini. On Wed...

Major Filipino fraternity celebrates 51st anniversary in central Taiwan

Hundreds of Filipinos from one of the Philippines' largest fraternities gathered in Taichung on Sunday to celebrate the organization's 51st anniversary with rap music, hip hop dance, and tradi...

Tokyo Games: Union wants venue inspection, worker interviews

TOKYO (AP) — An international labor union investigating worker safety and the use of migrant workers at venues for next year's Tokyo Olympics is asking for a joint inspection of construction sites and...

Truck driver who survived Taiwan bridge collapse, fiery crash prognosis 'optimistic'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Doctors are optimistic about a truck driver's condition after he survived a bridge collapse and fire in northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County on Tuesday (Oct. 1). ...

4 bodies found in Taiwan bridge collapse, 2 people missing

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese authorities say four bodies have been found and two people are missing after three fishing boats were hit by an oil tanker truck that fell off a collapsing bridge. ...

Update: 6 Filipino, Indonesian workers perish after NE Taiwan bridge collapse

Update: 10/03 12:40 p.m. At 11 a.m. on Thursday (Oct. 3), the body of the sixth and final missing fisherman was found. The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) Labor Center identified the dec...

Two foreign workers dead in bridge collapse: Taiwan Interior Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two foreign workers have been found dead under the collapsed bridge in the Yilan County town of Nanfang’ao, Interior Minister Hsu Kuo-yung (徐國勇) announced Tuesday (O...

Snapped cables at center of investigation into bridge collapse in Yilan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the sudden collapse of the Nanfang'ao Bridge in Taiwan's northeastern county of Yilan today (Oct. 1), the structure's steel cables are at the center of t...

Filipino, Indonesian fishermen among injured in bridge collapse in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Filipino and Indonesian migrant fishery workers, as well as a Taiwanese truck driver, were among the 20 people injured when a landmark bridge in northeastern Taiwan's ...

Update: Bridge collapses in NE Taiwan, 6 dead, 12 injured

Update: 10/03 1:00 p.m. The body of a sixth missing foreign migrant fisherman was recovered at 11 a.m. on Thursday (Oct. 3), 48 hours after the suspension bridge crushed the three fishing boats the...