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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...

Taiwan terminal cancer patient reunites with mother after 20 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese woman diagnosed with terminal breast cancer fulfilled her dream on Saturday (July 25) of reuniting with her mother — who she has not seen for 20 years. ...

NT$24 billion media town in Taipei's Linkou officially launched

The New Taipei government officially launched an investment project on Friday (July 24) in which three private business groups will invest NT$24 billion (US$814.6 million) in a media town in Linkou. ...

Hongkongers top real estate buyers in Taiwan amid Beijing crackdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hongkongers were the largest group of foreigners purchasing land and buildings in Taiwan last year as many seek to immigrate to the country amid Beijing's violent crac...

Asia Today: Cruise ship in Philippine waters to return crew

A cruise ship being investigated in Australia for sparking coronavirus infections has sailed into Philippine waters to bring Filipino crewmen home. The Philippine coast guard said Thursday (May 7) ...

The Latest: China touts assistance to fighting coronavirus

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause m...

Kaohsiung mayor survives PR disaster at Mitsui event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A porcelain plate almost crashed to the floor as Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) was handing it over to the visiting chairman of Japan’s Mitsui Fudosan Co., Lt...

Taiwan experts call for blanket Wuhan coronavirus testing for kids living with suspected cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Medical experts in Taiwan are calling for expanded Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) testing on children living with suspected cases even when they have not exhibited any sympt...

Doctors from US, Canada learn from Taiwan's coronavirus response via video conferencing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over a hundred doctors from the U.S. and Canada drew lessons from Taiwan in its efforts to fight the coronavirus through video conferencing conducted by Linkou Chang Gung ...

Armed robber steals NT$800,000 from Taipei Panhsin Bank

UPDATE: March 31, 2020, 3:56 p.m After running from the police for 29 hours, the suspect has been captured Tuesday afternoon (March 31) near the Longtan District of Taoyuan City. Authorities are ex...

Apache and Kiowa helicopters land at Taipei university campus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Students at National Taipei University (NTPU) were surprised Wednesday (March 25) to see two military helicopters land on their campus. The AH-64E Apache and the OH-58D...

Taiwan's health ministry unveils 167 locations for Wuhan coronavirus testing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) has unveiled a list of 167 locations nationwide where on-demand Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) testing is being made available. ...

Taipei Medical University to open new cancer treatment center

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Cancer Center, funded by the Taipei Medical University (TMU), is expected to finish construction before the end of 2020 and start providing treatment to patient...

Public urged not to panic over Taiwan's 1st confirmed case of Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) assured the public that there is no need to panic after the government announced the first imported case of the Wuhan coronavirus (2...