Magnitude 5.0 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.0 earthquake shook eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 10:08 p.m. Friday evening (Feb. 15), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of ...

AIT: Taiwan is a 'super-innovator' in technology, digital economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) published a Facebook post Thursday describing Taiwan as a “fellow super-innovator.” The message states Taiwan and the...

Magnitude 3.8 earthquake jars Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 3.8 earthquake jarred Taipei residents in their sleep at 4:12 a.m. this morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was ...

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake rattles east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Taiwan at 7:32 p.m. this evening (Feb. 5), according to the Central Weather Bureau. The epicenter of the temb...

Indulge yourself in the misty view of Taiwan’s Guanwu Forest Recreation Area

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Guanwu National Forest Recreation Area(觀霧國家森林遊樂區), which will be closed on Feb. 4 but reopen at 8 a.m. on Feb. 5, is an ideal place for people who like to watch seas o...

Taiwan envoy to India promotes bilateral cooperation at trade show in New Delhi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Representative to India, Tien Chung- Kwang (田中光), was at the Taiwan Excellence pavilion at the 27th Convergence India trade show and exhibition, held in New...

Lantern festival in Taiwan’s Hsinchu City features viral main lantern: ‘Cosmos Pig’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The viral “Cosmos Pig” along with other artistic lantern works are on display along the ancient city moat and the East Gate traffic circle in Taiwan's Hsin...

Science and Technology Minister sets 3 goals for Taiwan Semiconductor Research Institute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Inaugurating the Taiwan Semiconductor Research Institute (TSRI) Wednesday at the Hsinchu Science Park, Minister of Science and Technology, Chen Liang-gee (陳良基), envisions ...

Taiwan High Speed Rail to offer 2 new pre-paid pass options from March 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Monday, Jan. 28, Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) announced a special deal for travelers purchasing tickets for trains after March 15. Two special discount ticket optio...

Abandoned chicken carcasses test positive for bird flu in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Hsinchu County Animal Disease Control Center is currently conducting an investigation to determine the source of several abandoned bags filled with nearly 100 dead chi...

Taiwan's Hsinchu and Taoyuan cities offer generous travel subsidies of their own

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the travel subsidies offered by Taiwan’s Tourism will expire at the end of January, Hsinchu and Taoyuan city governments have decided to offer generous travel sub...

Taiwan holds war drill to thwart Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's military on Thursday (Jan. 17) held a large-scale anti-amphibious landing exercise on its west coast as tensions mount between Taipei and Beijing, reported CNA. ...

Taiwan holds live-fire exercises following China threats

HSINCHU, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan is holding live-fire military exercises following extended threats against the island by China. Artillery and assault helicopters fired at targets off t...

Battle Pro Taiwan street dance competition to take place in Hsinchu City on Jan 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A street dance competition will take place at Hsinchu Train Station Plaza on Jan. 27, and the wining team will receive total sponsorship for representing Taiwan to compete...

Mirage 2000 jets only need 6 minutes to prepare for takeoff: Taiwan military

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s French-built Mirage 2000 jets only need six minutes to get ready for takeoff, the Ministry of National Defense said Wednesday. Amid rising fears, partly by mil...