State-of-the-art animal laboratory opens in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Laboratory Animal Center (國家實驗動物中心) at National Biotechnology Research Park in Taipei was inaugurated Jan. 18, and features state-of-the-art facilities touted...

Dream Cruises announces new itineraries for Taiwan in March and July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Dream Cruises announced new itineraries for two of its ships for this summer. The cruise ships will be traveling from the Port of Keelung (基隆) in Taiwan to destinations...

US not ruling out possibility of sending aircraft carrier through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Washington does not rule out the possibility of sending aircraft carriers through the Taiwan Strait, Admiral John Richardson of the U.S. Navy said in Tokyo on Jan. 18. ...

Taipei Lantern Festival 2019 to go glitzy at Ximending

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Department of Information and Tourism of Taipei unveiled the theme and main visual design – “Twinkle Taipei”– for the Taipei Lantern Festival 2...

Elon Musk tweets offer to build tunnel for Sydney

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Technology entrepreneur Elon Musk has just offered to build a tunnel in Sydney and provided a quotation of an estimated cost for the project to help address traffic woes f...

Taiwan opposes UK’s WTO services trade arrangement after Brexit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has raised objections to Britain’s proposed trade services rules after Brexit and sought negotiations at the World Trade Organization, Reuters reported Thursd...

MOFA slams Chinese publication requesting companies to change references to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs filed a strong protest on Jan. 17 against the Chinese publication "The Blue Book on the Cyber Rule of Law in China 2018&rdq...

Taiwan’s Yushan expected to see first snow deep into the night

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Yushan (Mount Jade, 玉山) could see the first snowfall of the season late Wednesday night or early next morning if conditions are right, forecast Meteorologis...

Voice behind Taiwan's 'Siri' revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – iPhone users in Taiwan may be well-acquainted with the Mandarin version of the Siri voice assistant service, but are unlikely to know the true identity of the voice—...

Time is right for Taiwan and US to negotiate trade agreement: US think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Now could be the time for the U.S. and Taiwan to negotiate a bilateral trade agreement, according to a report published Jan. 14 by the U.S. think tank National Committee o...

Bio Asia biotech conference to take place in Taiwan for first time in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) joined the Taiwan Bio-Industry Association (Taiwan BIO) in announcing that the Bio Asia-Taiwan 2019 International Conferenc...

Russian girl displeased with China’s attempt to ‘steal’ Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Russian student currently studying for a master’s degree in Taiwan expressed her profound affection for Taiwan and recognized why China covets the country in a You...

Taiwanese artist living with developmental disability recognized at international art competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Liu Liu (劉劉), a 30-year old man with Hydrocephalus, received recognition for his painting “Chinese New Year Firecrackers” in the 2018 edition of the Paralym Ar...

Taiwan sees steepest increase in fuel prices in 27 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s state-run oil refiner CPC Corp. announced it is raising gasoline and diesel prices by NT$1.1 (US$0.035) and NT$1.2 (US$0.0385) per liter respectively starti...

Year of the Pig Pass: Hot deals at Taipei’s amusement park, science edu. center, and astronomical museum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- With winter break just around the corner, Taipei Children’s Amusement Park is joining hands with the National Taiwan Science Education Center and the Taipei Astronomical ...