Police reunite runaway parrot with owner in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung police have reunited a runaway cockatiel with its owner after a short-lived escape. Dingjie Police Station in Taichung's Fengyuan Precinct recently receive...

Taiwan official details China’s plan to solve Taiwan ‘problem’ by 2049: US military journal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s National Security Bureau Deputy Director-General Chen Wen-fan (陳文凡) was recently quoted giving a comprehensive picture of Chinese President Xi Jinping&rsquo...

Taiwan zoo accused of feeding animals moldy food

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Power Party Kaohsiung City Councilor Lin Yu-kai (林于凱) on Tuesday (Oct. 20) accused the southern city’s Shoushan Zoo of feeding low-quality, moldy food fruit and ...

China will be next US president's biggest challenge: John Bolton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the U.S. presidential election only 14 days away, three former U.S. national security advisors, including John Bolton, cautioned on Monday (Oct. 19) that China will b...

Municipal chiefs in southern Taiwan tussle over braised pork rice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Facebook post by Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) on Saturday (Oct. 17) has set off a tussle between the mayors of Kaohsiung and Tainan over which city's braised p...

CPC Corp, Taiwan awards 100 KYMCO scooters, other prizes to lucky draw winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — CPC Corporation, Taiwan on Monday (Oct. 19) announced the winning numbers of a lucky draw in which it gave out 100 KYMCO GP125 ABS scooters, 90 round-the-island train tour...

Facial recognition unimpeded by masks successfully developed in Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan's NEC Corporation announced on Monday (Oct. 19) that it had developed a new facial recognition engine that can detect masked faces and pick up exposed features t...

Taiwan premier apologizes for temporarily suspending flu vaccinations for middle-aged adults

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) apologized on Monday (Oct. 19) for temporarily suspending tax-funded flu vaccinations for healthy middle-aged people amid a temporar...

Light sculpture show illuminates Taiwan’s colorful northern fishing port

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Keelung City Government launched a light sculpture show on the walls of colorful waterfront houses at the Zhengbin Fishing Harbor (正濱漁港) on Saturday (Oct. 17) as part of a...

Heavy rainfall forecast for eastern Taiwan and mountains in the north from Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said on Sunday (Oct. 18) that the interaction of a tropical disturbance developing over the Philippine Sea and the seasonal northeasterly win...

Taipei bus companies violate Labor Standards Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a bus careened onto a sidewalk in Taipei’s Neihu District on Sept. 21, killing one person and wounding another, the city’s Department of Labor conducted ...

Gen. Jack Keane calls for US to declare it would defend Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Retired American four-star General Jack Keane in a recent interview with Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade called for the U.S. government to declare that it would defend Taiw...

Join an autumn bicycle tour of Taitung to enjoy Taiwan's southeast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Autumn is an ideal time to join a bicycle tour in Taitung and enjoy the cooler weather, sunshine, soft sea breeze, idyllic views, and cleanest air in the country. The T...

New Nicaraguan ambassador to Taiwan graduated from Ming Chuan University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new Nicaraguan ambassador to Taiwan, Mirna Mariela Rivera Andino, presented credentials to Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Wednesday (Oct. 14). The M...

Taiwan police officer identifies body of unknown woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Keelung police officer was able to identify a woman based only on a T-shirt she had worn, allowing her to be properly buried on Monday (Oct. 12), nine years after going ...