Israeli takes up acupuncture science in Taiwan for love of Chinese medicine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An Israeli national gave up his cozy life as a doctor in his homeland three years ago to pursue an unlikely profession in Taiwan – becoming a traditional Chinese med...

Northern Taiwan hair salon refuses to remove 'Nazi swastikas' from entrance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The German Institute in Taipei (GIT), Germany's de facto embassy in Taiwan, has requested a Taiwanese hair salon remove symbols from its entrance that resemble Nazi swastik...

Taiwan and Israel to reach agreements on working holiday visas and driver's licenses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Asher Yarden, Israeli representative to Taiwan, announced Thursday that Israel and Taiwan would soon sign agreements regarding the issuance of working holiday visas and mu...

Holocaust memorial event held in Taipei to call for awareness of genocide, and respect for human rights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A solemn event commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day was held on Sunday at the National Central Library in Taipei City. The event served to raise the publi...

German Institute in Taipei condemns group's use of Nazi flags

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The German Institute Taipei on Friday strongly condemned a group of Taiwanese demonstrators for wielding Nazi flags outside the Taipei 101 skyscraper, slamming them for their "des...

Kaohsiung high school students seen dressed as Arabs carrying machine guns

TAIPEI (Taiwan news) -- Photos surfaced yesterday (Jan. 3) on social media of Taiwanese high school students dressed as stereotypical Muslims, wearing Arab robes and carrying toy machine guns at a sch...

Taipei International Book Exhibition to spotlight Israeli literature, culture

The Taipei International Book Exhibition is set to feature Israel as its 2018 theme country, spotlighting the literature and culture of the Middle Eastern nation and strengthening publishing exchanges...

MOFA: Taiwan embassy in Israel will remain in Tel Aviv

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Thursday Dec. 7 that there were no plans to move the Taiwan embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The statements were ...

Israeli office demands Taiwan store remove Nazi stickers from sale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The representative of Israel in Taiwan has demanded that a store in the Hsinchu County town of Zhubei (竹北) remove stickers bearing the Nazi swastika flag from its shelves,...

Top 10 most popular stories on Taiwan News in 2016

Like much of the world, 2016 has been a dramatic year for Taiwan, with many momentous, tragic, and bizarre events taking place. During this year, the readers of Taiwan News have taken great interest i...

Student lashes out against criticism and penalties heaped upon class cosplaying Nazis

A letter supposedly written by a student of Hsinchu Kuang-Fu High School, which has been under fire for its students playing the Nazis in a cosplay show on Dec 23, lashed out at President Tsai Ing-wen...

Teacher, students express remorse over outrageous Nazi cosplay

The teacher of a class of students that sparked outrage by dressing as Nazis at a campus cosplay event expressed remorse over the incident on Saturday, and said he hopes the public will give his stude...

Israeli products to be featured at food show in Taiwan

Taipei, Nov. 5 (CNA) More than 120 products from Israel will be exhibited at a food show set to kick off at supermarkets around Taiwan later this month, according to Israel's representative office...

Israel denies interest in disgraced Apache pilot

Taipei, Aug. 23 (CNA) The Israel Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei on Sunday denied media reports that Israel was interested in recruiting a Taiwanese pilot who was disciplined earlier this y...

Israeli diplomat celebrates bilateral relations

Taipei, Aug. 2 (CNA) In July, Simona Halperin, who recently ended her five-year tenure as Israel's top diplomat in Taiwan, was awarded medals by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Econo...