I-Mei CEO Luis Ko and director Wu Nien-jen urge Taiwanese youth ‘to say no to drugs’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—I-Mei Foods CEO Luis Ko (高志明) and movie director Wu Nien-jen (吳念真) jointly urged Taiwanese youth to say ‘no’ to drugs at a press conference to release ...

IDC: Asia Pacific robotics spending to grow by 25.2% CAGR in next five years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-- Asia Pacific spending on robotics (including drones) and related services is estimated to reach US$66 billion in 2017, according to the newly released IDC Worldwide Commercial R...

Recommended places of interest along Taipei Metro

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Riding on Taipei Metro is the best and most convenient way to explore Taipei and New Taipei City as many attractions and places of interest are located right beside or near Taipe...

Historic warehouse-turned-Universiade-press-center opens in Taipei Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--As Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade will open on Saturday (Aug. 19) evening, the main press center (MPC), which can house more than 1,000 journalists, opened on Tuesday at historic...

Taiwan Post Office begins sales of Universiade-themed stamps Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Chunghwa Post Co., Taiwan's official postal service, begins sales of Universiade-themed stamps on Wednesday (Aug. 16), three days before the event opens on Saturday. &nb...

Taiwan’s major TV networks show support for Taipei Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade is ready to go in less than a week, representatives from Taiwan’s major TV networks and production companies gathered at Taipei City ...

Sport official: Taiwan hopeful of pocketing five gold medals in roller sports at Taipei Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Roller sports could become Taiwan’s gold stash at Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade, a sports official of the host city said Monday. Roller skating was first introduce...

Presidential Office: There will be no place for protests against unfair-pension reform at Taipei Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Office of the President, ROC (Taiwan) said on Sunday that there will be no place for people who intend to express their political views by causing disturbances at Taipei...

Scholar urges Taiwanese government to open Pratas Island to tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A Taiwanese scholar on Sunday said that the best way for the Taiwanese government to claim its sovereignty over the Pratas Islands, also known as the Dongsha Islands (東...

Taiwanese pop musician Wang Leehom to present special performance at Taipei Universiade opening

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s pop musician Wang Leehom (王力宏) will present a performance for the Taipei 2017 Universiade’s opening ceremony on the evening of August 19 that will ...

Taiwanese driver and passenger to tie the knot after surprising encounter and long romance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A bus driver and one of his passengers in Taiwan decided to tie the knot this year after a long-term relationship following a surprising encounter. Wan Hung-wei (阮宏緯)&nbs...

Thai Smile Air to launch flights between Bangkok and Kaohsiung Oct 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The airspace between southern Taiwan and Thailand will become busier after October 1 when a Thai low cost airline begins to launch daily flights between Bangkok and Kaohsiung. &n...

Renovated ‘Fountain of Hope’ in Taipei is now open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—After six months’ renovation, “Fountain of Hope” at Taipei’s Dajia Riverside Park is now open to the public. Located at Dajia Riverside Park acros...

Taiwanese dog waits at accident scene for injured master to come back

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A black dog with yellow stripes in Taiwan’s offshore county of Penghu bears testimony to the saying that “dogs are man's best friend.” Magong traffi...

Once called ‘the devil,’ cleft lip girl sings her way onto Taipei Universiade stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A Taiwanese indigenous girl, born with serious cleft lip and cleft palate, came a long way to be selected as the singer of Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade theme son...