Taiwan terror suspect’s celeb mother: I’m not a bad mom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Actress and TV celebrity Di Ying (狄鶯) was seen filming for a charity group in Taipei’s Shilin district on Wednesday (July 10), along with her terror suspect son, An Tso &...

Taiwan High Speed Rail launches discounted package tickets to Liuqiu Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) launched on Wednesday (July 10) two package tickets for round trips to Liuqiu Island (a.k.a. Little Liuqiu 小琉球), a coral island about 13 kilometer...

Taiwan's Mandarin Airlines to fly nonstop from Taichung to Tottori

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Mandarin Airlines announced on Tuesday (July 9) it will launch a new route in September between Taichung and Tottori (鳥取), Japan. From September 4, there will be two round-t...

Singaporeans take to heart Taiwan street food

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- With the success of the “Shilin Night Market” experience in Singapore this April, Singaporeans are ready to welcome more Taiwan street food in July and August, Cent...

Osaka grannies welcome G20 with English rap video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Osaka-based idol group made of grannies aged over 66 released an English rap video last Thursday (June 20) to welcome guests attending the Group of 20 summit. The video s...

Trump to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at Japan G20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As world leaders gather in Osaka, Japan for the Group of 20 summit, all eyes are on the meeting of U.S. President Trump with Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) on Saturday...

Passengers in Taiwan will be fined NT$3,000 for DUI from July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) announced on Tuesday (June 25) that adult passengers will be fined jointly and severally for drunk driving offenses fro...

Japan’s 7-Eleven stores to wrap rice balls in biomass plastic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Japan’s convenience store giant, 7-Eleven Japan, announced on Monday (June 24) it will begin wrapping its onigiri rice balls in biomass plastic wraps from July, reported ...

Taiwan president defends 'sovereignty, democracy, and freedom as a way of life'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) responded in a Facebook post on Wednesday (June 26) to the first televised forum from the five presidential primary contenders of the opposition Ku...

Japan’s Ibaraki to issue civil union pact to same-sex couples from July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The governor of Ibaraki Prefecture (茨城) in Japan announced on Monday (June 24) it will begin issuing civil union certificates to same-sex couples from July 1, reported Central ...

Taiwan’s EVA Air presses charges against flight attendants union over strike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- EVA Air pressed charges against the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU) on Friday (June 21) after more than 1,400 EVA Air flight attendants joined a strike that began at 2:1...

Publishers promote Taiwanese books at Seoul International Book Fair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taking on the mission of building a literary bridge between Taiwan writers and global readers, 76 Taiwan publishers are showcasing 334 books at the 2019 Seoul Internationa...

Taiwan and Poland sign judicial agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan and Poland signed a judicial agreement on criminal matters in Taipei on Monday (June 17), according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). MOFA announced on Wedne...

I-Mei Foods exhibits at 2019 Taipei International Food Show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a hiatus of 10 years, Taiwan’s food giant I-Mei Foods (義美食品) is once again taking part in the four-day Taipei International Food Show, from Wednesday (June 19) to S...

Chunghwa Post celebrates Taiwan painters with new stamps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new set of commemorative “Modern Taiwanese Paintings Postage Stamps” (issue of 2018) from Chunghwa Post will go on sale from Friday (June 21). Celebrating...