Unaccounted for Indonesian worker caught livestreaming KTV in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An unaccounted for Indonesian migrant worker was recently arrested after police pinpointed her location in Kaohsiung while she broadcast herself singing KTV songs via live...

Kaohsiung shrimp fishing restaurant customers yell at Han to 'go away'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a police inspection of a shrimp fishing restaurant in Kaohsiung on Monday (Oct. 7), itinerant Kaohsiung mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu...

Former top-10 fugitive dies in Taiwan hospital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former top-10 fugitive bank robber and kidnapper Hsueh Chiu (薛球) died at a Tainan hospital Saturday (August 17) after serving 14 years of his life sentence. Details of ...

60-year-old Taiwanese customer wants to wed Vietnamese KTV hostess busted by police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After six Vietnamese women were arrested for working illegally at a KTV club in southwest Taiwan, a 60-year-old customer claimed he was willing to divorce his wife and marry on...

Spring Scream fest in southern Taiwan a flop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Spring Scream (春吶) festival in southern Taiwan appears to have been a resounding flop this year, despite a guest appearance by the sensational Kaohsiung Mayor, Ha...

Facebook opens new HQ in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Social media behemoth Facebook officially opened its new Taiwan headquarters on the 35th floor of Nan Shan Plaza (南山廣場) in Taipei's Xinyi District (信義區) on Thursday (April ...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, March 22-31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Heading into the final week of March, the weather is warming up, and there are plenty of activities happening around Taipei. Here are a few suggestions for people looking ...

Taiwanese legislator's office director accused of attempted rape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The district office director working for Lee Hong-cuan (李鴻鈞), a national legislator of the People First Party (親民黨), has been accused of sexual harassment and attempted rape by...

Taiwanese photographer indicted for organizing 'artistic' 13-person orgy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Famed Taiwanese photographer Tsai Che-kai (蔡哲凱), has been indicted by the Taipei prosecutors for pandering sexual intercourse (媒介性交罪), after a female university student last ye...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, March 8-17

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite a stretch of chilly weather in Taipei, spring is just around the corner, and there are plenty of activities to check out this weekend and next. Check out some of t...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, March 1-10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Winter is all but over, and Spring is on its way. Here are a few things to look forward to, happening in Taipei at the beginning of March. For an afternoon of modern, i...

Taiwanese fear Holiday KTV-Cashbox merger could lead to higher prices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Taiwanese KTV (Karaoke club) rivals Holiday KTV and Cashbox Partyworld announced they would merge on Thursday (Feb. 21), Taiwanese netizens questioned if the tie-up of su...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, February 1-10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Year of the Dog is coming to an end and the Year of the Pig is approaching. With holidays coming up next week there is plenty of time to check out some activities happ...

1-year-old toddler beaten to death in S. Taiwan, teen mother, 3 others implicated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese are shocked by the death of an 18-month-old toddler in southern Taiwan at the hands of her 17-year-old mother and three other adults, reported Apple Daily. A toddl...

Taiwan company director charged with repackaging and selling expired milk powder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven people from a trading company in Kaohsiung (高雄) were arrested for selling repackaged expired milk powder, it is reported today (Jan 10). According to CNA, Kaohsiu...