Divers in SE Asia may have found US submarine lost in WWII

BANGKOK (AP) — Divers have found what they believe is the wreck of a U.S. Navy submarine lost 77 years ago in Southeast Asia, providing a coda to a stirring but little-known tale from World War II. ...

Somaliland's legislature supports Taiwan Relations Act: envoy

Somaliland's legislature has endorsed the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA), an American law that governs the United States' unofficial ties with Taiwan, according to the Somaliland representative to...

Former vice president of Taiwan urges against provoking China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Vice President of Taiwan Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) has cautioned against a provocative approach to cross-strait relations that she fears could backfire. As Taiwan is caug...

Czech Senate leader talks democratic values at Taiwan university

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The president of the Czech Senate on Monday (Aug. 31) gave a speech at one of Taiwan’s top universities in which he highlighted what he views as important values sha...

Michelin Guide Taipei & Taichung 2020 released

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Michelin Guide Taipei 2020 was officially announced on Monday (Aug. 24), presenting the third edition of the Taipei Guide and its first-ever Taichung Guide. In the ...

Aircraft spotters allege US spy plane landed in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple aircraft spotters allegedly detected an American reconnaissance aircraft landing in Taipei on Tuesday (Aug. 18), but military officials swiftly denied that the ai...

Taiwan to send seeds into outer space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will send seeds from four endemic plant species into space in October as part of the "Space Seeds for Asian Future" project initiated by the Japan Aerospa...

List 4/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

SOFTBALL Men’s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand from Feb. 20-28, 2021 postponed to Feb. 19-27, 2022. SUMO Spring Basho in Osaka from March 8-22,...

Chunghwa Post features Nantou in new set of Taiwan stamps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chunghwa Post is releasing a new set of stamps on Aug. 12. featuring scenery in Nantou, the only landlocked county in Taiwan, in a bid to promote tourism. Part of the F...

New Taiwan passport design up for public vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Voting is now underway on a New Power Party (NPP) website for a series of new Taiwanese passport cover designs, which either minimize or entirely eliminate any mention of ...

List 4/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

SOFTBALL Men’s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand from Feb. 20-28, 2021 postponed to Feb. 19-27, 2022. SUMO Spring Basho in Osaka from March 8-22,...

List 4/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

SOFTBALL Men’s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand from Feb. 20-28, 2021 postponed to Feb. 19-27, 2022. SUMO Spring Basho in Osaka from March 8-22,...

Taiwan donates PPE to Florida, Arkansas amid uptick in coronavirus cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Arkansas and Florida have thanked Taiwan for donating thousands of units of personal protective equipment (PPE) as the states continue to grapple with the coronavirus pand...

Taiwan's Formosa Plastics scion wishes to retrieve, donate hidden assets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The son of a Taiwanese businessman has been tracing assets valued at as much as NT$600 billion (US$20 billion), which his late father and uncle had left in foreign countri...

Some areas protected as Formosa's Louisiana work continues

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Taiwan-based company and opponents to plans for a $9.4 billion plastics complex have agreed that site preparation can continue except in wetlands and in five known or possible sit...