MOI: Taiwan officially becomes an aged society with people over 65 years old breaking the 14% mark

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Ministry of the Interior announced Tuesday that Taiwan has officially entered the stage of an “aged society” as Taiwanese people over 65 years old...

Could it be you? Taiwan Lottery is looking for NT$102 million jackpot winner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Apparently somebody is either ignorant of him of her hitting Lotto 649 (大樂透) jackpot of NT$102 million or the winner is playing a game of suspense by deliberately delay...

Forty hotels in Taiwan’s southwestern city of Tainan to offer free second night stay in May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The city government of Tainan, the oldest city in Taiwan, has teamed up with 40 hotel operators in the city to offer a “free second night stay” to tour...

This year’s first case of hantavirus hemorrhagic fever in Taiwan confirmed 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) on April 3 announced this year’s first case of hantavirus hemorrhagic fever in a 44-year-old male who resides in northern Ta...

Rumors about HTC rolling out U12 appear in Taiwanese media reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Rumors about HTC rolling out its new flagship mobile phone, HTC U12+, in May and about the new phone’s specifications have appeared in Taiwan’s media reports. A mo...

Taiwan to play against Iran in upcoming Davis Cup Zone Group II relegation play-off in Taipei

 TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan will play against Iran in 2018 Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group II relegation play-offs at Taipei Tennis Center, on April 7 and 8. The Asia/Oceania Z...

Taiwan’s Legislature passes amendment punishing airlines for sudden closure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Legislature on Tuesday passed an amendment to the Civil Aviation Law that prescribes a heavy fine or a prison sentence of less than three years...

Rose exhibition at Shilin Official Residence in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Have you decided where to go and what to do during the upcoming five-day Tomb Sweeping Day holiday? If not, paying a visit to the rose exhibition at the Shilin Official ...

Motorcycle Taiwan 2018 to take place at TWTC Exhibition Hall 1 in Taipei soon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Motorcycle Taiwan 2018 will be held April 12-15 at TWTC Exhibition Hall 1, in Taipei. There will be 154 exhibitors including BMW, Adiva, J-Dream, TGB and PGO, showcasing new...

Taiwan CDC urges travelers to areas affected by measles epidemic to determine need for vaccination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) on March 29 urged adult travelers planning to visit areas affected by measles epidemic to visit the outpatient trave...

An awe-inspiring visit to Taiwan’s national monument in Houtong-- Jinzibei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--I’ve visited Jinzibei Historical Trail (金字碑古道) in Rueifang Township, New Taipei City a couple of times in the past. My most recent visit took place in November last ye...

Public advised to take precautions against scrub typhus when engaging in outdoor activities 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—In a press release issued by Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) last week, the agency urged the public to take precautions against scrub typhus when doing outdo...

Deals abound for Taipei Children’s Month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--With the arrival of Taipei Children’s Month in April, Taipei City has organized a series of events and offered generous deals to commemorate the occasion. On April 1, Taipe...

Taipei paints 3D Zebra Crossing to slow drivers down

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taipei has introduced the 3D painted pedestrian crossing on a trial basis in a bid to remind motorists to give way to pedestrians, after obtaining permission from the countr...

Taiwan’s I-Mei is celebrating 84th birthday by improving the environment besides special sales

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s 84-year-old food brand is doing something differently to celebrate its birthday this year in addition to holding special sales—leading a group of people...