Taiwan's first national indigenous radio station, Alian 96.3, launched

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Alian 96.3, Taiwan’s indigenous radio station was launched today on the UN's International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. It was launched by the Indigenou...

Taiwan’s police dogs secure venues for Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—To safeguard the athletes competing in the 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade, the security division of the preparatory committee, began security patrols and checks in the athle...

More Taiwanese traveled abroad in first half of 2017 than last year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The Ministry of Transportation and Communications said that while the number of Taiwan residents traveling abroad in the first six months of 2017 increased, the number of passeng...

Taiwan Minecraft community awed by reconstruction of high school.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News )--Minecraft is a sandbox video game where players build constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D procedurally generated world. Recently the Minecraft community in Taiwan has...

Taiwan Post Office to offer Universiade-themed products and services

TAIPEI, (Taiwan News)-- On Tuesday, Chunghwa Post Co., Taiwan's official postal service,announced it will provide a wide range of products and services based on the Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade ...

Taiwan has been lost in translation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The English language version of the media guide for the 2017 Summer Taipei Universiade has been described by Taiwan’s Sports Administration Director-General as “very ...

Online competition for free Taiwan trip running now!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-- Taiwan's Tourism Bureau’s series of events for the Taiwan Heritage Week from Aug. 14 to 20 will include a free trip for two winners to travel to Taiwan with five-star ...

Government may lift controversial air conditioning order

TAIPEI, (Taiwan News)--  Cabinet spokesman Hsu Kuo-yung ( 徐國勇 ) said a temporary government order requiring public agencies and organizations to turn off their air conditioning systems every afte...

Daytime highs of 37 degrees forecast for today

Taipei, Aug. 8 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau says that weather across Taiwan today will be hot and mostly sunny, with daytime high temperatures of 37 degrees Celsius expected in Keelung and some ar...

First nationwide indigenous language radio station broadcast set for Aug. 9

TAIPEI, (Taiwan News) Taiwan's first nationwide indigenous radio station is scheduled to start broadcasting on Aug. 9. The Alian 96.3 radio station, operated by the Indigenous Peoples' Cult...

Self-Driving Shuttle Bus EZ10 completes road tests in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Today, Taipei City’s Self-Driving Shuttle Bus EZ10 successfully completed 5 days of overnight tests in the Xinyi Road bus lane. Early this morning, Taipei City Deputy Ma...

Taiwan traditional seed shop run by fourth generation of same family

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The seed shop is filled with rows of neat wooden boxes, filled with all kinds of sizes and colors of seeds, with a long-handled stainless steel spoon, specifically used to scoop ...

Traffic controls for Universiade being tested in Taipei on Saturday

Taipei (Taiwan News)-- Traffic control measures will be implemented on roads surrounding Taipei Stadium on Saturday, as part of the city's preparations for the opening ceremony of the 2017 Summer ...

Taiwan to hold tourism week event in New York

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) In a bid to attract more American visitors to Taiwan, Taiwan's Tourism Bureau announced that it will hold a series of events in collaboration with the New York Mets baseball t...

5.8 magnitude earthquake jolts Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— A 5.8 magnitude earthquake jolted Taiwan near Yilan County at 7:20 p.m. on Friday. The quake's epicenter was east southeast of Yilan in the sea. It took place at a d...