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New Taipei’s Pinglin to hold tea fair and light festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei’s Pinglin District, famous for its tea plantations, will hold a tea fair and a light festival over two weekends from Dec. 4-15. According to the Pingli...

Asian American Journalists Association says Taiwan 'officially a province of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is drawing criticism for its style guide, which lists Taiwan as a "province of China" and ignores the presence ...

Slovak representative calls for closer Taiwan ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Slovakian representative to Taiwan Martin Podstavek has said that there are still many areas that Slovakia and Taiwan can cooperate on, and he urged Taiwan to expand relat...

Taiwan 2021 Golden Melody Awards announces nominees

Taiwan's 32nd Golden Melody Awards (GMAs) announced today its list of nominees. This year, a total of 1,499 albums and 21,349 singles were submitted for consideration (151 albums and 1,888 sing...

Taiwan's Kavalan scores again at Icons of Whisky awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It was once thought that Taiwan was one of the least likely countries to become a “homeland for whisky” — but it's now a frequent winner of internati...

Responding to International Mother Language Day, Taiwan builds an environment friendly to indigenous languages

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 23 February 2021 - In response to UN's call for the preservation of mother languages, International Mother Language Day -- Indigenous Language Revitalization Award ...

Taiwan distillery releases new series of whiskey featuring abstract art

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A collaboration project titled "2020 Kavalan Artist Series" was launched by Taiwanese distillery Kavalan and abstract artist Paul Chiang (江賢二) on Tuesday (Nov. 2...

Taiwan's Buckskin beer bags 16 gold and silver medals in 2020

Taiwanese beer company Buckskin said Thursday (Nov. 12) that it has won 16 gold and silver medals this year in various international competitions, including the top award for Asian breweries. In a ...

Website for century-old trails in northern Taiwan goes live

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A website introducing a historic trail in northern Taiwan has been launched, providing interested trekkers with various information in both Mandarin and English. Rolled...

Taiwan's top 10 Halloween events!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With Halloween just around the corner, Taiwan News has selected 10 exciting events to help you party through the spooky weekend: Resurrected: Full Moon Fever (Resu...

Taiwan's Buckskin wins 2 World Beer Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Buckskin (柏克金啤酒) has again been recognized at the World Beer Awards, the only Taiwanese beer brand to be awarded at the competition this year. Buckskin came away with t...

Prague mayor shares study abroad experience in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a YouTube interview, Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib was asked to recall his experience as an exchange student in Taiwan in 2005 and share some of his favorite memories of...

Kaohsiung mayoral candidates pledge to improve city's infrastructure

All three candidates in the upcoming mayoral by-election in Kaohsiung vowed Saturday to push for quality infrastructure despite a relatively tight budget during their only televised policy presentatio...

Twinning a tantalizing opportunity

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – The dreaming spires of Oxford will be brighter in the morning sun for Taiwanese students, once university life in the U.K. returns to normal following the Wuhan coronav...

Father goes missing while rescuing daughter from river in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rescue team has so far been unsuccessful in its efforts to find a man who went missing Saturday afternoon (May 30) while trying to rescue his daughter, who fell into a r...