Taiwan farmers find new way to eliminate destructive pest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Council of Agriculture (COA) said Thursday (Nov. 26) that Taiwanese farmers have figured out an effective way to get rid of white spotted longhorn beetles without pest...

Taiwan reveals stamps for Year of the Ox

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chunghwa Post will mark the Year of the Ox with a set of two stamps and a souvenir sheet aptly themed “turning the situation around.” The images on the stam...

President Tsai pledges to make Taiwan bilingual country by 2030

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Monday (Nov. 23), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) pledged that the government would do everything in its power to achieve the goal of turning Taiwan into a bilingual count...

National Zoo panda cub named Xiao Qi Ji or 'Little Miracle'

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than three months after his birth, the National Zoo's new panda cub finally has a name. Officials at the Smithsonian, which runs the zoo, announced Monday mor...

Italian priest honored posthumously in Taiwan

Father Alberto Papa, an Italian priest who had served over four decades in Indigenous communities in Taiwan, was posthumously honored Saturday for his contribution to the preservation and promotion of...

YouTuber clears up China propagandist's confusion over Taiwan independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A popular American YouTuber on Wednesday (Nov. 18) posted a rebuttal to a video by countryman Nathan Rich, who made the erroneous claim that Taiwan is part of China. On...

Taiwan's vice minister talks infrastructure investments with US Treasury official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ahead of the “Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue” with the United States, Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) Vice Minister Chen Chern-chyi (陳正祺) will ho...

Taiwan bookstore chain Eslite to open Malaysia outlet in 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prestigious bookstore chain Eslite will open its first Southeast Asian outlet in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur in 2022, Chairwoman Mercy Wu (吳旻潔) announced Tuesday (N...

British vlogger shares stories of getting outdoors in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — British vlogger Richard Hazeldine is not only a big fan of Taiwanese cuisine, he is also enamored of the nation’s mountains and has committed to climbing its "1...

Website for century-old trails in northern Taiwan goes live

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A website introducing a historic trail in northern Taiwan has been launched, providing interested trekkers with various information in both Mandarin and English. Rolled...

ChipMOS REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2020 RESULTS

Revenue Increases 5.3% in 3Q20 Compared to 3Q19 13.1% Revenue Growth for First Nine Months of 2020 3Q20 Net Earnings of NT$0.58 or US$0.020 per Basic Common Share or US$0.40 per Basic ADS Fre...

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei reopens rooms from 1 December 2020

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei has announced that it will resume rooms operations, welcoming guests back from 1 December 2020. Ideally located in the heart of the city, its luxurious rooms and suites ar...

Leader of ethnic Chinese group charged with meddling in Australia's politics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australia has charged its first person under the foreign interference laws it passed in 2018: a 65-year-old Melbourne man linked to China's efforts to boost its influe...

Mandarin Oriental Taipei set to make a Christmas comeback

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The nation's most luxurious and expensive hotel is set to make a comeback for Christmas after a six-month hiatus, along with its designer Christmas trees and festive l...

Taiwan's police to release English app for foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The murder of a Malaysian student in southwestern Taiwan has shocked the country and prompted the National Police Agency (NPA) to set up an English version of its app (警政服...