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Chinese punishment set to drive Taiwanese businesses home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expected to see a wave of returnee investment spurred by Beijing's politically motivated sanctions on Far Eastern Group, said Taiwanese business expert Hsieh...

Lawmakers from Baltic nations to attend parliament forum in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At least 12 lawmakers from five nations are expected to attend the 2021 Open Parliament Forum in Taiwan in December, including 10 from the Baltic states. The event, joi...

Taiwanese diva A-Mei to return to Taipei Arena after 7 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese pop star A-Mei (張惠妹) is reportedly holding a concert in Taipei Area next year after a seven-year hiatus. UDN wrote Tuesday (Nov. 23) that A-Mei is making a co...

Taiwan’s convenience stores to adopt emergency reporting system after deadly attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cabinet is spearheading an effort to beef up security at convenience chains following a string of assaults over COVID-19 prevention measures. Premier Su Tseng-chang...

Visitors blasted for climbing 'Stairway to Heaven' in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A staircase installation in eastern Taiwan has been used for an unintended purpose — climbing. Visitors have been castigated for attempting to clamber up the &quo...

Taiwan posts robust export growth for October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Orders for Taiwanese exports totaled US$59.1 billion in October, a new record for the month, amid strong demand for electronics. The October figure represents 14.6% gro...

Ichiran Ramen sparks craze in central Taiwan with new store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Gourmands in Taichung started queuing up two days before the new branch of the immensely popular restaurant Ichiran Ramen (一蘭) opens. Scheduled to open at 10 a.m. on We...

Chrysanthemum show in Taipei features Nintendo Switch as prize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The popular Shilin Residence Chrysanthemum Festival is set to run from Nov. 26 to Dec. 12 this year in Taipei, with the biggest prize of the raffle being a Nintendo Switch...

Joining CPTPP at top of Taiwan’s strategic agenda for 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is of the utmost importance for Taiwan as it works to promote the collective prosperity of the ...

Taiwanese to gain US$700 in annual income from unification: Chinese media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A claim by a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) mouthpiece that Taiwanese will see an increase in income after unification has drawn ridicule from both sides of the Taiwan Stra...

France gets its first Mandarin learning center from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A language learning center from Taiwan was inaugurated in France on Saturday (Nov. 20) as the East Asian country works to boost its global stature in Mandarin education. ...

‘Beta’ the best rescue dog from New Taipei needs new home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A search and rescue dog from New Taipei is looking for a new home after a stellar career involving some of Taiwan’s worst disasters. Beta, an eight-year-old Belgi...

Stalking now a crime in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stalking and harassment in Taiwan is now a criminal offense after a draft bill passed the third legislative reading on Friday (Nov. 19). Acts that constitute stalking a...

Taiwan study shows AZ-Moderna mix is 5 times better than 2 AZ shots against Delta

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The combination of AstraZeneca (AZ) and Moderna doses performs five times better than two AZ doses in fighting the highly-contagious Delta variant, a Taiwan study has foun...

‘Taiwanese’ office in Lithuania opens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese Representative Office in Lithuania was inaugurated in the country's capital of Vilnius on Thursday (Nov. 18), the first in Eastern Europe to bear a name ...