Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - April 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Top news this week includes American English teacher was arrested for smoking marijuana, Tigerair Taiwan cabin crew to be fined for negligence, Officials investigate overc...

Taiwanese professor to commercialize tumor detecting technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A professor at National Chung Cheng University (NCCU), who invented a chip that can detect the possible existence of a tumor in a cancer patient in the early stages is now look...

Philippines shuts down Boracay to tourism for six months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Months after Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's threat to close off Boracay for tourists, the most famous holiday island of the nation has been shut dow...

Jaywalking in central China now punishable by water spray

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Traffic police in Daye, which is in the Hubei Province of central China, set up water-spraying equipment near a cross walk on Monday to prevent pedestrians from jaywalking and ...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - April 20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Top news this week included video of French failing at "Asian Squat" goes viral in Taiwan, two Taiwanese noodle brands make top 10 list by Ramen Rater, Canadian man a...

Female Taiwanese police officer works with FBI to successfully recover US$250,000 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to a report by Kaohsiung Police's Sanmin Precinct, a female Taiwanese police officer worked with the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) thro...

Vietnam Int'l Fashion Week kicks off including brands from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Vietnam's International Fashion Week started Thursday, April 19, and will continue through April 22, featuring designers from around the world including Taiwan, Singapore, ...

Penghu Ocean Fireworks Festival kicks off with a range of shows 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Penghu's annual International Fireworks Festival opens with a varied range of events including an air show and a religious procession on Thursday, according to the org...

Taiwan President sends condolences to the Bush family in tweet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) tweeted her condolences and expressed her grief to the Bush family after the news broke of the demise of former United States First Lady ...

Hong Kong mom who almost starved daughter to death, pleads not guilty in court

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Hong Kong mother who reportedly deprived her seven-year old daughter of medical treatment and almost starved her to death, has pleaded not guilty in court.  reported loc...

Japan's StarFlyer airline to come to Taiwan in October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --  Starflyer, a Japanese airline, announced Tuesday that starting October of this year it will start operating regular direct flights between Taoyuan and thre...

Nat. Taiwan Ocean University holds forum on new opportunities with Southbound Policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In order to strengthen the exchanges between Southeast Asian countries and to promote bilateral cooperation, the National Taiwan Ocean University and the Junior Chamber In...

Man accidentally fires his gun getting out of a cab, shoots his own thigh

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Monday morning a 19-year old man surnamed Su accidentally shot himself in the thigh when he accidentally fired his pistol stuffed in the waistband of his pant...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - April 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- This week's top news included Taiwanese terror suspect in US faces additional charge, John Bolton could visit Taiwan in June, Taiwan thanks U.S. for helping ...

Completion of terminal 3 at Taiwan's Taoyuan Intl. Airport to be delayed until 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Minister of Transportation and Communications Ho Chen Tan (賀陳旦) announced on Thursday that the third terminal to be added to the Taoyuan International Airport will...