Jilted SHU student stalker slashes classmate's neck

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Just as she was headed to class, a female Shih Hsin University (SHU) student was suddenly slashed in the neck by a male student in the hallway at 10 a.m. this morning (Dec. 11)...

Photos of Taipei's Qingshan Temple festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The three-day miaohui (廟會) or temple festival held by the Bangka Qingshan Temple (艋舺青山宮) in which the King of Qingshan (青山靈安尊王) toured Taipei's Wanhua Distri...

Chinese military reportedly has access to Taiwan's e-Gate system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Biometric equipment used in Taiwan's e-Gate border control system was manufactured by the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) with ...

Photo of the Day: 'Cutest expression' winner at 'space out' competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan news) -- Pictured above is a Taiwanese female student who took home the special award for "cutest expression" at the first Taiwanese edition of the international &qu...

Chinese student, wife owe NT$100,000 after rescue from stolen kayak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After having to be rescued from a sinking kayak in a lake in New Taipei City a Chinese graduate student and his Taiwanese wife stole to go joyriding in on Saturday night, ...

'German Michelin Star Chef' exposed as a fake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A German man who claimed to be a Michelin star chef and was hired by a Kaohsiung hotel to prepare a "Michelin banquet," has been exposed by Taiwanese netizens on...

Taiwanese 3rd most addicted to smartphones while traveling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese are the third most addicted to smartphones while traveling, according to a survey released yesterday by Hotels.com. Taiwanese spend an average of 3.6 hours gl...

5.4 earthquake rocks Yilan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck off the coast of Yilan County late this morning (Dec. 8) at 11:44 a.m., with an intensity level of 2 felt in Yilan, according to the Central W...

Whammo! NT$10 million Lambo totaled, 3 injured

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Lamborghini valued at NT$10 million (US$333,000) crashed into a car, a motorcycle and a truck, injuring three people and totaling three vehicles, including his luxury sports ...

Taiwan and Philippines ink bilateral investment agreement, despite protests from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan and the Philippines signed a new bilateral investment agreement (BIA) yesterday (Dec. 7), the first new major investment agreement between the two countries in...

Air France to revive Taipei to Paris direct flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After 22 years of absence, Air France has confirmed that it will restore its direct Taipei to Paris service, starting in April of next year, according to a press release b...

Taipei and New Taipei plan to demolish 290,000 illegal structures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the wake of 10 deaths from fires in illegal rooftop dwellings within two weeks in New Taipei and Taipei, and the death of 19 from a fire in a ramshackle apart...

3 stabbed in nightclub in Taipei's ATT 4 FUN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --Three people were stabbed during a fight that broke out over a crowded dance floor in the ELEKTRO nightclub on the seventh floor of the ATT 4 FUN entertainment complex in T...

Mercury to dip to 13 degrees in northern Taiwan Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a new cold air mass is set to arrive in Taiwan tomorrow, northern Taiwan is expected to see the mercury dip to 13 degrees Celsius on Friday (Dec. 8), while temperatures...

More snow falls on Taiwan's Yushan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) reports that Yushan, Taiwan's tallest peak, saw a second straight day of snowfall early this morning (Dec. 7) The CWB reports ...