New Taipei releases images of Disney-themed Christmasland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City Government on Tuesday (Oct. 27) released images of this year's highly anticipated Christmasland, which will feature Disney-themed light shows and i...

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...

Video shows supporters of '12 Hong Kong Youths' burning Chinese flag in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Sunday (Oct. 25) showing protesters calling for the release of 12 imprisoned Hong Kong activists burning a Chinese flag in Taipei. On Sunday, the acti...

Taiwan's DPP voices support for Hong Kong after solidarity march

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Sunday’s (Oct. 25) pro-Hong Kong march in Taipei, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) stated that it will draw from civilian and governmental efforts to...

Taipei Metro to increase police presence to combat sexual harassment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) will see an increased police presence at all stations in an effort to combat sexual harassment. The Rapid Transit Division of the ...

Police nab suspect in robbery of NT$400,000 from Taipei bank customer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A suspect was arrested on Tuesday evening (Oct. 20), nine hours after he allegedly stole over NT$400,000 (US$14,000) in cash from a customer at a bank in the heart of Taip...

Rally for 12 Hongkongers to take place in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rally will be held in Taipei on Sunday (Oct. 25) to show solidarity with 12 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists being held in China for trying to flee to Taiwan. On Sun...

The Clifford Clinic Expands to Provide Cosmetic Surgery

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 21 October 2020 - The Clifford Clinic is announcing a new expansion to broaden the range of cosmetic services provided to those seeking treatment in aesthetics medicine. A...

Taiwanese student aids injured 'grandpa' with jacket outside MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A high school student has won praise from Taiwanese netizens for using his jacket to help halt the bleeding from a head wound suffered by an elderly man after he suddenly ...

Update: Robber steals NT$400,000 from Taipei bank customer, flees on MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A customer at a bank in the heart of Taipei was robbed of more than NT$400,000 (US$14,000) in cash in broad daylight on Tuesday (Oct. 20). At 2 p.m. on Tuesday, a CTBC ...

Thailand protests: Why are people taking to the streets?

"I fight day by day. When there is a gathering, I will go. I will go until I can't, and if can't go, then I will post about it. I will not stop discussing my thoughts with those around me...

Transit shutdowns fail to deter Thai pro-democracy protests

BANGKOK (AP) — Pro-democracy activists in Thailand staged a fourth straight day of high-profile protests in the capital on Saturday, thwarting efforts by the authorities to stop them, including ...

Bangkok shuts down transit systems as protesters persist

BANGKOK (AP) — The authorities in Bangkok shut down mass transit systems and set up roadblocks Saturday as Thailand’s capital braced for a fourth straight day of determined anti-government protests. ...

Explore 44 South Village: One of Taiwan's First Military Dependents' Villages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 44 South Village is a gentrified creative community center (文創) — formerly one of Taiwan’s first military dependents' villages — in the Xinyi Distric...

Taipei-Keelung LRT line upgraded, THSR to be extended to Yilan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Taiwanese mayors and the transportation minister on Tuesday (Oct. 13) announced that they will be upgrading the Taipei-Keelung LRT line and push for the extension of...