Le Phénix director shares thoughts on performing artists from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The director of Le Phénix National Performing Arts Center, Romaric Daurier, shared his views on the upcoming Taiwanese performances in France as part of the Kaidong...

Scholar sheds light on why Taiwan is over Black Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Costco Taiwan's Black Friday promotions kicked off on Monday (Nov. 25) and ended on Sunday (Dec. 1), but reports from the past week show that this year's event was...

‘Cat AIDS’ nothing to be afraid of

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-The feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) found in cats is similar to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) diagnosed in people, but cats cannot pass FIV to humans, reported New Ta...

Czech Republic Senate leader's Taiwan visit in limbo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and President Miloš Zeman disapprove of the planned visit to Taiwan after the 2020 elections of the President of the Senate of the ...

New Thailand visa requires proof of finances

TAIPEI (Taiwan) — The Thailand Trade and Economic Office (Taipei) announced its new e-visa application and online payment system will be implemented from Saturday (Nov. 30) and applicants will n...

Singapore demands Facebook corrections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-Singapore’s Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA) Office directed Facebook to put up a correction notice on a State Times Review (STR) post. STR ...

Taiwan university and Nepal discuss academic partnership

TAIPEI(Taiwan News) — The principal of Taiwan’s National Dong Hwa University (NDHU) Chao Han-chieh (趙涵㨗) met with Deputy Minister of Nepal’s Ministry of Forests and Environment (MoFE...

7th pair of foreigners stay at Presidential Office Building sing Taiwan's praises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The seventh group to participate in “Spend a Night @ Taiwan’s Presidential Office Building” have shared their thoughts on Taiwan after staying at the ico...

Taiwan honors Paraguay's minister of defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Defense Minister of Paraguay Bernardino Soto Estigarribia, who arrived in Taiwan on Monday (Nov. 25), has been given a military award by Taiwan’s Minister of Nat...

Celebrity charity sales in Taipei to help elderly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-The Hondao Senior Citizen’s Welfare Foundation will hold a series of charity sales starting Monday morning (Nov. 25) at venues across Taipei to raise funds for disadvantaged...

Ex-Philippine president praises Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fidel Valdez Ramos, who served as the 12th president of the Philippines from 1992-1998, met with former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) on Saturday (Nov. 23), and told...

Dolphin corpses found on Taiwan's Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Two more dolphins have washed up on a Penghu beach, on Friday (Nov. 22), following two similar cases of bottlenose dolphins dying in October. Their bodies were severely decom...

Russian fined for possessing 'ammunition' in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)- Hong Kong's West Kowloon Magistrates' Courts (西九龍裁判法院) fined a Russian man HK$3,000 (NT$11,721) for possessing used tear gas shells and rubber bullet shell casings withou...

Facebook’s mobile classroom hits road in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Facebook launched its mobile classroom in Taiwan on Thursday (Nov. 21) to promote digital literacy just after rolling out its We Think Digital project in Taiwan in Septemb...

Taiwan convenience store trials veggie burger patties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-Veggie patties from Beyond Meat started selling on Wednesday (Nov. 20) at FamilyMart, according to CNA. Veggie burgers and other vegan foods have been largely unsuccessful in t...