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Taiwan reports 5 imported COVID cases, 26 days without local infection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Nov. 30) reported five imported COVID-19 cases, while it has not reported a local infection since Nov. 4. CECC Sp...

Deep dive into Taiwan’s secret submarine project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been secretly collaborating with at least seven countries over the past few years to build its indigenous submarine fleet. An investigative report from Reute...

Rescuers dig hole in blocked tunnel to save hikers in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After going off course while hiking in Taroko National Park, a group of hikers found themselves trapped in a mountain, requiring rescuers to dig a hole in a blocked tunnel...

As China menaces Taiwan, the island's friends aid its secretive submarine project

TAIPEI, Nov 29 (Reuters) - For more than two decades, Taiwan tried to buy a fleet of modern conventional submarines to fend off an existential threat – invasion by China. There were no takers. ...

Taiwanese spend more on housing but get less space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents in Taiwan now have to fork out more for a house with less space, a survey by the real estate trade business 591 has found. The median price of a residential a...

Taiwan reports 8 imported COVID cases, 25 days without local infection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Nov. 29) reported eight imported COVID-19 cases, while 25 days have passed since it reported a local infection on Nov...

WHO — You cannot be Xi-rious!

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Back in May, the World Health Organization (WHO) made a major policy announcement on the COVID-19 pandemic. No, they weren’t apologizing for ignoring the lette...

Taiwan reports 12 new imported COVID cases for second day in a row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed 12 new imported COVID-19 cases for the second day in a row Saturday (Nov. 27), with no local infections or deaths, according to the Central Epidemic Comma...

Insights on the startup space with Meet Taipei's Kyle Chen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has long been blessed with a dynamic and irrepressible entrepreneurial spirit. Unlike the two neighbors that are most often used as comparisons, Japan and South ...

All eyes on Taiwan's LÜCY

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There are millions of Lucys but only one LÜCY, a promising new singer-songwriting talent who was recently nominated at Taiwan’s Golden Indie Music Awards (GIMA)...

Taiwan reports 12 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Nov. 26) reported 12 imported COVID-19 cases. Health minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced 12 imp...

Taiwan's Kaohsiung home measuring 22-ping on market for nearly US$18 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A homeowner has put his 22-ping property (one ping equals 3.3 square meters) up for sale in Kaoshiung for an astonishing NT$500 million (US$17.98 million). The homeowne...

Taiwan reports 10 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Nov. 25) reported 10 imported COVID-19 cases. CECC Spokesman Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥) that afternoon announced 10...

American English teacher busted for growing 19 marijuana plants in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American employed at a cram school in Kaohsiung was arrested earlier this month for growing nearly 20 marijuana plants in his residence. The suspect, a 35-year-old U...

Taiwan's Foxconn draws blueprint for EV businesses around world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During an earnings call on Nov. 12, Foxconn Technology Group announced a list of electric vehicle-related (EV) business ventures spread across the globe, Business Today re...