100% chance US, Japan would help Taiwan if China attacks: researcher

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In part three of Taiwan News' exclusive interview with Ian Easton about his new book "The Chinese Invasion Threat: Taiwan's Defense a...

Video of 'Lost Places' in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- German actor and marketing executive, Alexander Hoffmann, has created an intriguing video showing hidden gems in Taiwan that are far off the normal tourist path. On Oct. 16,...

Jeremy Lin blows out his knee, done for season

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese-American basketball sensation Jeremy Lin (林書豪) suffered a catastrophic injury late in the first game of the NBA season while playing for the Brooklyn Nets W...

Horrific acid attack at NTU dorm leaves 1 dead and 3 wounded

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A horrifying acid attack in front of a women's dorm at National Taiwan University (NTU) resulted in one death and three injured just after midnight this morning, reported U...

Korean prof at Chengchi University to be tried for sexually harassing 2 students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Korean professor at Chengchi University has been accused of being what Taiwanese Chinese language media refer to as a "wolf teacher" (sexual predator teac...

PLA is being 'tailor-made' to invade Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In part two of Taiwan News' exclusive interview with Ian Easton, author of the new book "The Chinese Invasion Threat: Taiwan's Defense and American Strat...

Photo of the Day: Jiang Zemin yawns before snoozing during Xi's 3.5-hour speech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Former Chinese president Jiang Zemin was photographed yawning, checking his watch, using a giant magnifying glass and eventually sleeping as his current counterpart Xi Jinping ...

100-year temple festival coming to Nantou's Zhushan township next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For the first time in 100 hundred years, a Taoist Chien Chiao (建醮) ritual will be held in Zhushan Township in Nantou County from for five days Oct. 23-27, and during this ...

Taiwanese-American writer wins Guardian book award for account of rape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese-American woman living in the UK was awarded the Guardian Not the Booker Prize 2017 on Monday (Oct. 16) for her novel "Dark Chapter," in which she det...

Vietnamese worker falls 40 meters from storage tank to his death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- While working on a 23-year-old Vietnamese man perished when he fell off a 40-meter high liquefied natural gas storage tank at a CPC (中油) facility being built at Taichung H...

No matter what Taiwan does, China continues invasion plans: researcher

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Taiwanese media went into a frenzy earlier this month reporting that a new book by Ian Easton China was revealing the details of China's plan to invade Taiwan in 2020...

Secret to I-Mei Milk Tea craze at Costco is its 'thickness'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a series of mad buying frenzies of I-Mei's Milk Tea (義美厚奶茶) broke out in late September at Costcos across Taiwan, many have been wondering ex...

Taipei ranked 4th most expensive city in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei has been listed as the 4th most expensive city in Asia for luxury living in the Julius Baer Wealth Report Asia 2017, the 7th year the annual report has been generated&nb...

Clash of the Titans: TutorABC battles Kojen in court over logo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Introducing first, fighting out of the blue corner is TutorABC, the largest online English teaching company in Taiwan. And now, fighting out of the red corner is Koje...

Drunk college student lying on sidewalk crushed by truck

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a 19-year-old male college student was lying on the sidewalk in New Taipei's Taishan District, he was suddenly run over by a semi-trailer truck and later succumbed to hi...