Cybersecurity whiz: Combined threats endanger 2020 vote

Alex Stamos served as chief security officer at Facebook for three years before joining Stanford University, where he studies internet security, including systems related to conducting elections. ...

Fall and winter travel subsidies well received by tourism industry: Taiwan Tourism Bureau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan Tourism Bureau said in a news release that its fall and winter domestic travel subsidy program has been well received by the travel and hotel industry across the country...

Illinois' automatic voter registration delays worry experts

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois' top leaders trumpeted the benefits of automatic voter registration when signing a bipartisan plan in 2017 to change how the state finds and signs up eligible but unregistered ...

Taipei 101 draws crowds after price cuts for Taiwanese citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The introduction of the cheapest tickets for the Taipei 101 observation deck in its 15-year history has been a success, reports said Saturday (October 12). From October...

International animation festival opens in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 200 animated films from around the world are showing at a theater in Taichung until Oct. 20, as part of the fifth edition of the Taichung International Animation Fe...

Has your newborn's identity already been stolen?

Imagine discovering that your newborn's brand new Social Security number has already been used to construct what Eva Velasquez, president and CEO of the Identity Theft Resource Center, calls a "Franke...

One Taiwanese student still in hospital after Grand Canyon car accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three of four Taiwanese students injured in a car accident near the Grand Canyon were allowed to leave hospital in Flagstaff, Arizona, and to prepare returning home, but t...

Taiwan premier hints Taoyuan mayor could be next president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the groundbreaking ceremony for a Taoyuan Mass Rapid Transit line Friday (October 11), Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said he expected the city’s mayor, Cheng Wen-t...

Dutch top DJ Armin van Buuren wishes Taiwan ‘Happy Double Tenth Day!’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a rare move for a world-renowned entertainer, Dutch top DJ Armin van Buuren posted wishes for Taiwan’s national holiday on his Facebook page Thursday (October 10)...

Suppression of HK demonstrates importance of Taiwan's defense of democracy: Sen. Cruz

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a reception for U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), Cruz and Tsai Ing-wen exchanged their views on the state of the U.S.-Taiwan relationship, with Tsai recalling that the...

Arch removed from collapsed Taiwan bridge which killed 6 foreign workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The hundreds of fishing boats trapped inside the port of Nanfang’ao in Yilan County were able to head for the open sea Thursday (October 10) with the removal of the ...

New Taipei launches new pet-friendly buses amid growing number of ‘fur babies’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In addition to the three existing pet-friendly bus lines — No. 604, 225, and 669 — the New Taipei City Department of Transportation on Thursday (Oct. 10) opene...

Netherlands largest foreign investor in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a motion in the Dutch Lower House of parliament to support Taiwan, it is notable that the small European country is the largest foreign investor in the island it...

Vietnamese masseur indicted for raping college student in Taipei spa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Vietnamese migrant worker has been indicted for allegedly sexually assaulting a Taiwanese college student while her boyfriend was being massaged on the other side of the...

Taipei Children's Amusement Park's special offer valid Oct. 10-13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Children’s Amusement Park (TCAP) is making a special offer for all visitors who come during the upcoming National Day long weekend — an NT$150 (US$5...