Pope Francis still pays attention to Taiwan: New archbishop of Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pope Francis is still paying attention to Taiwan, the new archbishop of Taipei, Thomas Chung An-zu (鍾安住), said at his inauguration Saturday (July 18). The conclusion of...

Top Taiwan photographer Ko Si-chi passes away at 90

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of the top photographers in Taiwan, Ko Si-chi (柯錫杰), passed away in his hometown of Tainan on Friday (June 5) at the age of 90. Ko received his first camera at the ...

Taiwan and US launch MAC Ward for medical emergencies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the U.S. announced Friday (May 15) a modular ward that can be deployed to treat people with Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). Called the MAC Ward, it is designed...

Taiwan's health ministry unveils 167 locations for Wuhan coronavirus testing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) has unveiled a list of 167 locations nationwide where on-demand Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) testing is being made available. ...

Taiwan table tennis phenom Lin continues ITTF winning ways

Taiwan’s Lin Yun-ju won bronze in the International Table Tennis Federation World Cup Dec. 1 in Chengdu, China, becoming the country’s first and youngest player to earn the honor. The 1...

Taiwan and Marshall Islands to sign economic cooperation agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President of the Marshall Islands Hilda Heine arrived in Taiwan on Thursday (Oct. 24) on a four-day trip to meet with Taiwanese leaders. It is the third visit to Taiwan...

Food, football, diplomatic ties take center field at Copa America Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Copa America Taiwan and Latin Food Festival returned over the weekend (Oct. 19-20) for a vibrant celebration of the island's warm relations and exchanges with its ...

British lawmaker advocates for religious freedom in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Baron Alton of Liverpool, a member of the British House of Lords, and Luke de Pulford, founder and director of the Arise Foundation, were invited by the Ministry of Foreig...

Education fair in the Philippines promotes 32 Taiwanese colleges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 32 Taiwanese colleges, including some of the island’s most prominent universities, are participating in an education fair in Manila this weekend. Under...

Gay couple facing marriage obstacles despite passage of historic bill

The historic passage of a same-sex marriage bill in Taiwan last Friday was a moment of euphoria for the tens of thousands of marriage equality supporters gathered outside the Legislature, but for Guzi...

New Taipei's Fu Jen University turned into 'water park' by rain bomb

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After much of Taiwan was hammered by a rain bomb yesterday, photos have surfaced of students at Fu Jen Catholic University in New Taipei City making the most of the flooding an...

120 cases reported of foreigners working illegally in New Taipei hospitals over 5 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 120 cases of foreign workers being illegally employed as caregivers at hospitals in New Taipei City have been reported over the past five years, resulting in over NT...

Amazon and Taiwan’s Fu Jen Catholic University establish tech innovation school

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Amazon Web Services (AWS) in partnership with Fu Jen Catholic University (FJCU) established the first cloud innovation school in Taiwan's northern metropolis to develo...

36 EU officials join research, Mandarin programs at Taiwan Universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a statement on Aug. 22, the Ministry of education released a statement in promotion of an educational exchange program with the European Union. The program promotes ...

NBA MVP James Harden visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Newly crowned NBA MVP James Harden arrived at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport yesterday (July 4) as part of two-day trip to meet with fans in Taiwan, reported CNA. ...