North Taiwan real estate business expects revival after elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As investors await the results of Saturday’s (Jan. 11) elections, real estate transactions in northern Taiwan have been declining for three months in a row, with My ...

Five family members arrested in 18-person Taiwan prostitution ring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Eighteen people were arrested, including five members of the same family, as part of a prostitution crime ring in northern Taiwan, UDN reported on Monday (Nov. 18). The...

New Taipei police make huge bust of heroin packaged as tea leaves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the evening of Sept. 19, police in New Taipei City conducted raids in the Banqiao (板橋), Shulin (樹林), and Taishan (泰山) districts of the city in cooperation with the Crim...

Free admission at Taipei’s Guandu Nature Park on Sept. 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Guandu Nature Park in Beitou will offer free admission on Sunday (Sept. 8) as the Shilin Cultural Festival draws to an end. The closing ceremony will feature an array o...

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25, 2019

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25 Last updated: (GMT+8) 01:15 Aug. 30, 2019 Election Tidbits about Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and Terry Gou **Continuously u...

High temperature warnings issued for northern, eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued high temperature warnings for northern and eastern Taiwan, with daytime highs expected to push above 38 degrees Celsius. Temperatures in ...

Top execs at Taiwan's Apple Sidra axed amid fraud charges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The chairman and general director of Oceanic Beverage Co., Inc. (大西洋飲料), the maker of Apple Sidra (蘋果西打), were both fired by the board of directors following fines for food saf...

New measles case confirmed in Greater Taipei: CDC

Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) confirmed on Wednesday a new imported measles case and alerted people in the Greater Taipei area to beware of possible exposure as the patient used the T...

Temperatures across Taiwan to drop today, 2nd cold front to arrive over Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to the affects of a continental cold air mass, temperatures across Taiwan will be colder today, with lows in northern Taiwan to dip down to 13 degrees Celsius, according to...

Taiwan prepares for wet weather over the New Year holidays

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau says residents ought to expect continued rain and cold weather over the holidays. A report from the bureau states conditions in the north wil...

Taiwan’s Pinglin tea zone is a Top 100 Green Destination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Pinglin district of New Taipei City, known for its hillside tea plantations, has been named as one of the world’s Top 100 Green Destinations, reports said Friday. T...

Enjoy Taipei 101 New Year's fireworks from a romantic locale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It’s that time of year when many people living in the greater Taipei area mull whether to make the trip to the square in front of the Taipei City Hall or the areas s...

It’s time to enjoy leaves changing colors at Taipei's Yangmingshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As it’s now December, it’s time to enjoy delightfully colorful deciduous trees, which usually grow in Taiwan’s remote high mountain areas. But if you don...

Taipei's Longshan and Baoan temples officially named national monuments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Longshan Temple and Dalongdong Baoan Temple were officially added to the list of Taiwan's national monuments today by the Ministry of Culture (MOC). A ceremony cel...

Taiwan weather warms up, nearing 30 degrees during daytime

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau says most of Taiwan will experience daytime highs of near 30 degrees Celsius over the next few days, as warm weather temporarily picks up again....