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Paraguay president spotted sporting flight jacket with Taiwan flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo of Paraguayan President Mario "Marito" Abdo Benitez wearing a flight jacket with the Taiwan flag emblazoned on it has gone viral. On Sunday (Aug. 23),...

Taiwan parks open water facilities to beat summer heat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As summer heatwaves continue to scorch Taiwan and people are left wondering where they can go to enjoy the outdoors without getting heatstroke, those living in Taoyuan and...

E. Taiwan locals oppose Apache helicopter base

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a public hearing Saturday (July 18) residents of Taitung County voiced their opposition to a plan that would see a local airport used as an Apache attack helicopter bas...

Taoyuan plans agricultural biotech park to boast Taiwan's circular economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) has announced a plan to build an agricultural biotech park aimed at cutting red tape in order to free up Taiwan's biotech sector. ...

Taiwanese Army to station Apache helicopters in Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the military threat to Taiwan posed by China has increased, the Army Aviation and Special Forces Command plans to station squadrons of Apache helicopters at Feng Nien (...

Taiwan food tycoon promises continual investment in island's biotechnology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — I-Mei Foods Co. CEO Luis Ko (高志明) revealed Saturday (May 30) the company's plan to carry on its investments in Taiwan's biotechnology and set up biomedicine and ma...

Doyen of Taiwan's nativist literature movement passes away at 96

A doyen of Taiwan's "nativist literature movement" Chung Chao-cheng (鍾肇政) passed away at his home in Taoyuan City Saturday, according to his family. He was 96. Chung's son Chung Y...

Apple to invest NT$330 million in LED, micro-LED display plant in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Apple is planning on investing over US$330 million in a factory in northern Taiwan to manufacture both LED and micro-LED displays for its iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, and oth...

Apple increases investment in Taiwan with new plant in Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Apple is increasing its investment in Taiwan by building a new plant in Longtan Science Park, Taoyuan, CNA reported on Monday (May 11). According to the science park, A...

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...

Lupine flower festival in N. Taiwan to offer outdoor enjoyment amid virus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taoyuan Lupinus Festival will open on Saturday (Feb. 15) and run through March 8, providing good opportunities for people to enjoy the outdoor amidst fear for the...

Canadian English teacher nabbed growing pot in N Taiwan gets lighter sentence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Canadian cram school teacher who teaches English and was arrested for growing marijuana at his home in northern Taiwan has been given a reduced sentence for being a &quo...

Man gunned down outside post office in Taoyuan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A man was reportedly gunned down in Taoyuan, Taiwan on Wednesday (Sept. 4) afternoon, in an incident officers suspect was a vendetta between families or gangs. Gunfire ...

Taiwan’s Jiao Xi Hot Spring Marathon begins accepting registration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Jiao Xi Hot Spring Marathon (礁溪溫泉馬拉松) has begun accepting registration from now until Sep. 16 or when the designated capacity is reached, according to the event&r...