Theater group to revive its hit drama at Taiwan International Festival of Arts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Members of local theater group La Cie MaxMind are bringing their latest production “Isle of Dreams” to the 10th Taiwan International Festival of...

Taipei among the 30 cities with the highest office rent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei’s office rent has been ranked the 22nd most expensive around the world according to new research from real estate website Commercial Café...

Latin American & Caribbean festival to kick off in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- February is the season to celebrate — both in Taiwan and overseas. Right after the Lunar New Year, while many Latin American countries have started celebrating Carna...

Taipei City unveils official lantern: 'Happy Magical Dogs' for 2018 Taipei Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The main lantern for the 2018 Taipei Lantern Festival was unveiled by Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je on Feb. 12. It features three Taiwanese dogs holding hands...

8 Taiwanese universities rank among top 100 in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of eight Taiwan universities are among the top 100 in Asia, according to Times Higher Education’s (THE) annual rankings of the region. The 2018 Asia ...

MECO in Taipei holds soft opening after relocating to Neihu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei office of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office, the Philippines’ representative office to Taiwan, announces its soft opening on Monday after relocating...

Magistrate of Taiwan's Hualien announces end of post-quake rescue missions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After over 100 hours of search efforts, Hualien's Magistrate Fu Kun-chi declared an to rescuescue operations on Sunday morning. After receiving consent from the v...

Japanese ambigram designer reveals new work for Taiwan's Hualien Earthquake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Japanese artist Issei Nomura posted his newest work, whose red kanji can be read differently from either rightside-up or upside-down as “Taiwan (臺灣) &...

Rescue dog hailed as a hero in Taiwan’s Hualien quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tie-hsiung, the sergeant of rescue dog squad belonging to the Taichung Fire Bureau has been hailed a hero after finding earthquake survivors trapped in partially collapsed...

Update: Death toll after Taiwan's Hualien earthquake rises to 16

Update: 02/11 2:30 pm: 16 people have died, with one still missing and 285 people injured as a result of Tuesday's (Feb. 6) magnitude 6.0 earthquake. Update 02/10 16:00: One mo...

24 rescue dogs join the post-quake rescue efforts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 4,881 rescuers, 24 rescue dogs, 146 vehicles and five helicopters have joined the post-quake rescue operations in Hualien City in eastern Taiwan. In the...

Filipina caregiver found dead in Taiwan’s Hualien quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A female Philippine caregiver, identified as Melody Albano Castro, was confirmed dead in the earthquake that hit Hualien City in eastern Taiwan before ...

Taiwanese bands and entertainers donate to Hualien quake relief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese band Mayday reportedly donated NT$ 5 million on behalf of their agency B'in Music Co. Ltd for relief efforts in the aftermath of the deadly earthqu...

Chihiro Iwasaki's original paintings on exhibit in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Japanese illustrator Chihiro Iwasaki, the National Museum of History and Chihiro Art Museum Azumino are hold...

First batch of direct-hiring OFWs from Davao arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --The first batch of direct-hiring Overseas Foreign Workers from Davao, Mindanao island in the Philippines, arrived at the I-Mei Foods Co. factory in Taoyuan on Thursday...