Traffic cameras net 812 violations worth NT$484,200 on 1st day at northern Taiwan intersection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New traffic enforcement cameras captured 812 traffic infractions at a busy intersection in northern Taiwan's Taoyuan City on their first day of enforcement on Monday (...

Military vehicles spotted in civilian areas amid Taiwan's 'Combat Readiness Week'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Since the Taiwanese Armed Forces on Monday night (Oct. 26) kicked off their "Combat Readiness Week" exercises, many armored vehicles and military trucks have bee...

Newborn in Taiwan falls gravely ill due to parents’ poor hygiene

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A newborn in Taiwan has fallen severely ill due to salmonella infection, with the source of transmission suspected of being linked to the poor hygiene of the parents. T...

Taiwan tracks down owner of unlicensed helicopter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Investigators tracked down the owner of an unregistered helicopter which was filmed landing in a residential area in New Taipei City last month and freed him on bail of NT...

Video shows rogue scooter rider cause 10 car pile-up on Taiwan freeway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reckless driving by a man illegally riding a scooter on a freeway in New Taipei City Monday (Oct. 5) led to multiple collisions involving at least 10 vehicles. A 10-veh...

Caregiver caught on video allegedly abusing elderly woman in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video of a migrant caregiver allegedly abusing an elderly woman in a wheelchair sparked public outrage after it was uploaded on Facebook Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 29). ...

NT$35 bread purchase at convenience store results in NT$10 million prize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An individual who spent NT$35 (US$1.19) on a packaged bread product at a 7-Eleven convenience store in New Taipei City will be able to claim NT$10 million after the winnin...

NaviFUS Launches Neuronavigation-guided Clinical Trial to Open the Blood-Brain-Barrier for Combination FUS-Bevacizumab Therapy in rGBM Patients

TAIPEI, Sept. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Genovate Biotech (TPEX:4130) subsidiary and Taiwan-based focused ultrasound (FUS) manufacturer NaviFUS Corporation is pleased to announce the start of its clinic...

Taiwan company caught importing Chinese masks for ration program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan company on Thursday (Sept. 4) was ordered by the government to cease operations after it was found to have imported over 3 million non-medical grade masks from Ch...

Video shows moment Taiwan YouTuber was shot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Videos have surfaced showing the moment Taiwanese YouTuber Holger Chen (陳之漢) was shot in front of his gym in New Taipei City early Friday morning (Aug. 28). At 2 a.m. o...

Taiwanese YouTuber Holger Chen shot twice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Brawny Taiwanese YouTuber Holger Chen (陳之漢) was shot twice in front of his gym in New Taipei City early Friday morning (Aug. 28) — yet still spoke on camera to his f...

Taiwan hospital uses TSMC chips for customized Parkinson’s treatment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chips produced by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) are being utilized in a new treatment for Parkinson’s Disease (PD) with positive results. The ...

Chunghwa Telecom partners with Taiwan universities on smart healthcare

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s leading telecommunications giant is joining hands with two prestigious universities to develop smart healthcare applications utilizing 5G and artificial int...

Indonesian-Taiwanese woman fatally stabbed in massage parlor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian-Taiwanese masseuse was allegedly fatally stabbed by her Taiwanese boyfriend at a massage parlor in northern Taiwan on Aug. 7. At 10:20 a.m. on Aug. 7 in H...

Taiwan military inspects AAV7 amphibious vehicles after US accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The military is reviewing its AAV7 Amphibious Assault Vehicles after nine crew members of a similar armored troop carrier died in an accident off southern California on Ju...