Wreckage found near site of missing Taiwanese fishing boat: FA

Taipei (CNA) - Wreckage of a vessel has been spotted six nautical miles from the site where a Taiwanese fishing boat went missing in Pacific Ocean waters over the weekend, the Fisheries Agency (FA) co...

Taiwan launches tax rebate for energy-saving home appliances

Taipei (CNA) - Consumers who buy new energy-saving home appliances such as refrigerators and air conditioners between now and June 2021 will be eligible for a rebate of the excise tax paid on the item...

Taiwanese table tennis pair win Platinum China Open in Shenzhen

Taipei (CNA) - Taiwanese table tennis players Lin Yun-ju (林昀儒) and Cheng I-ching (鄭怡靜) on Saturday won the mixed doubles event at the Seamaster 2019 ITTF World Tour Platinum China Open in Shenzhen. ...

Taiwan pastry operator agrees to pay migrant workers unpaid overtime

A New Taipei-based bread and pastry operator has agreed to compensate its migrant workers from Vietnam as part of a settlement over a dispute involving unpaid overtime, the city's Labor Affairs D...

Taipei mayor departs to promote city-to-city exchanges in U.S.

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) left Saturday for the United States to promote city-to-city exchanges, during which time he is also expected to give a speech at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C...

Taiwan-Philippines demo mushroom farm breaks ground

Officials from Taiwan and the Philippines broke ground Friday on a demonstration mushroom farm in the country's Baguio City, as part of a joint collaboration aimed at helping the Southeast Asian n...

Taiwan's badminton ace exits Malaysia Masters in quarterfinal loss

Taiwan's Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) was knocked out of the US$350,000 Perodua Malaysia Masters badminton tournament on Friday by the one player on the world badminton tour she has had trouble solving. ...

Cool, wet weather forecast in Taiwan for first part of next week

Taipei, Jan. 5 (CNA) The weather across Taiwan will be cool and rainy for the next three days due to the arrival of a continental cold air mass, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Saturday. Nort...

Taiwan records hottest winter solstice in 10 years

Taipei, Dec. 22 (CNA) Taiwan experienced the hottest winter solstice in 10 years when temperatures soared above 30 degrees Celsius Saturday at noon, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said that day. ...

Taiwan's badminton ace withdraws from World Tour Finals due to injury

Taiwanese badminton ace Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) withdrew from the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour Finals in China after walking off with an injury on Friday. Tai retired shortly after losing...

Taiwan government to set up child welfare agency: Premier Lai

The government plans to establish a Cabinet-level commission that will be responsible for child welfare in Taiwan, Premier William Lai (賴清德) said Saturday. Speaking in Taipei at an annual forum hos...

KMT's Hsu Chen-wei declares victory in Hualien County

Hsu Chen-wei (徐榛蔚) of the opposition Kuomintang declared victory Saturday in the Hualien County magistrate race. Hsu is the wife of former Hualien Magistrate Fu Kun-chi (傅崐萁), who was sentenced to ...

GOLDEN HORSE: China's Zhang Yimou takes best director award

Renowned Chinese director and producer Zhang Yimou (張藝謀) on Saturday won the Golden Horse Award for best director with his historical film "Shadow" (影), which starred lead actor Deng Chao (鄧...

GOLDEN HORSE: Si Pangoyod wins best new performer award

Taiwan's Si Pangoyod (鍾家駿) on Saturday received the Golden Horse Award for best new performer for his role in the drama "Long Time No Sea" (只有大海知道) directed by Heather Tsui (崔永徽). In ...

Palau President arrives in Taiwan for state visit

Taipei, Nov. 10 (CNA) President Tommy Remengesau, Jr. of Palau, one of Taiwan's six diplomatic allies in the Pacific, arrived in Taiwan Saturday for a state visit, according to the Ministry of For...