2022 World Cup Qualifying Glance

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Russian delegation visits Kaohsiung to discuss bilateral trade, tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation from the Representative Office in Taipei for the Moscow-Taipei Coordination Commission (MTC) on Economic and Cultural Coordinating Committee on Wednesday (Nov...

Yo-Yo Ma praises Taiwan in first live performance since February

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — World-renowned American cellist Yo-Yo Ma (馬友友) took the stage at the Taipei Music Center on Tuesday (Nov. 10) in his first live performance since February and praised Taiw...

US Marines officially training in Taiwan for 1st time since 1979

Update: 11/13 10:00 a.m. Pentagon spokesman John Supple has told Taiwan News that "The reports about U.S. Marines in Taiwan are inaccurate" but did not elaborate on which details were inc...

Air pollution from China to cover north Taiwan before moving south: EPA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Tropical Storm Atsani moved away from south Taiwan, polluted air from China was expected to hit northern regions of the island Sunday (Nov. 8), according to the Environ...

Taiwan police make record seizure of illegal ammunition

The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said Saturday it seized 100,200 rounds of illegal ammunition at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Oct. 29, a new record high for a single seizure. The ...

A Biden presidency raises more questions than answers for Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The end appears to be nigh for Donald Trump's presidency. Despite defying the many polls which predicted a comfortable victory for his Democratic challenger Joe Bid...

Taiwan's Kaohsiung eyes 'pink dollar' with fresh Pride Parade promotion

The southern city of Kaohsiung is making a strong bid this year to incorporate its annual Pride Parade into its tourism promotion and marketing, hoping that the "pink dollar" will help to bo...

Taiwan extends typhoon land warning for Atsani to Kaohsiung, Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today (Nov. 6) extended its typhoon land warning for Tropical Storm Atsani to Kaoshiung and Tainan. The CWB at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday ev...

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake jars eastern Taiwan as Atsani approaches

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan at 9:40 a.m. Friday morning (Nov. 6), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 1...

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rocks southeast Taiwan as Atsani nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolted southeast Taiwan at 2:36 a.m. Friday morning (Nov. 6), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was...

Kaohsiung to provide framework of post-pandemic global events

KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 5 November 2020 - The city of Kaohsiung, in southern Taiwan, will provide framework of global events for the post-pandemic era with new ideas and technology to hel...

Slain Malaysian student's parents leave Taiwan with her ashes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The parents of a Malaysian student who was raped and murdered near her college campus in southern Taiwan departed from the country on Wednesday (Nov. 4) carrying the ashes...

Parents of Malaysian student's killer call for his execution in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The parents of a man suspected of raping and murdering a Malaysian student in southern Taiwan on Tuesday (Nov. 3) expressed their hope that their son would be given the de...

Taiwan sees first medical worker fined for mask violation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A medical worker in Kaohsiung was fined Monday (Nov. 2) for failing to wear a face mask during his shift at a medical facility, becoming the first health professional in T...