Rally opposing Hong Kong's proposed extradition bill reaches 6000 in Taipei

[Last update: June 16 19:35] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While another mass protest was staged on streets of Hong Kong on Sunday afternoon to call for the withdrawal of the contentious extradition...

Tainan department store spotlights success of heritage preservation efforts

Hayashi Department Store, located in southern Taiwan’s Tainan City, is celebrating its fifth anniversary with a series of in-store events such as limited edition product launches, music lectures...

Analysis: A global game now has a truly global champion

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Canadian flag, soaked in beer and champagne, was waved in the Toronto locker room. Pascal Siakam wore the flag of Cameroon around his shoulders. Marc Gasol was yelling some ...

Free Mandarin program for New Taipei migrant workers set for July

New Taipei's free Chinese language program designed for migrant workers to help them assimilate more quickly into society is being held again this year and will start in early July, a New Taipei L...

Will she flip? Deputies need woman to say she was trafficked

STUART, Fla. (AP) — The Chinese masseuse shrinks into her chair as the Florida sheriff's detective tells her deputies installed hidden cameras in her spa's ceiling. He knows she and other women had se...

What does Taiwan President Tsai fear?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) won her sobriquet as “Spicy Taiwanese Sister” when she flat out rejected the “one country, two systems” framework fo...

2nd Apple Taiwan store to open in Taipei on June 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Apple Inc., is set to open its second Taiwan store in Taipei's Xinyi District on June 15, announced the company on Wednesday (June 5). The new structure has been erected...

Photo of the Day: Stealthy memorial of Tiananmen seen in Chinese supermarket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Although the Communist Chinese government tried to snuff out any commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre on Tuesday (June 4), reports are streami...

Exclusive: Source says Taiwanese President Tsai revoked Dalai Lama’s invitation to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The administration of Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is accused of denying the Dalai Lama and Uyghur activist Rebiya Kadeer visas to visit Taiwan in May, repo...

Malaysian rapper Namewee pens ode to Taiwan democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Just three days before the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, Malaysian rapper Namewee (黃明志) on Saturday (June 1) released his latest track boldly praising Taiw...

Taiwan education transforms new immigrant into a confident design team member

TAIWAN (Taiwan News) -- A new immigrant from Hong Kong, Hau-Min Lui (呂巧棉), cooperated with her classmates and create a beautiful fitness equipment which has been showcased in YODEX. The 38th editio...

National Taiwan University press flexes academic muscle

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The publishing arm of National Taiwan University in Taipei City enjoys an enviable reputation among its peers for outperformance. After upgrading to publishing house status in...

Time to bury AIT Washington: William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s government announced on May 25 it was changing the name of the Coordination Council for North American Affairs (CCNAA), the organization it originally establishe...

Lawyer accuses Chris Brown of "disrespect" in rape case

PARIS (AP) — The lawyer for a woman who filed a rape complaint in Paris against Chris Brown says the American rap artist "has thumbed his nose at and shown disrespect for the French legal system" afte...

Chinese woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago wants to fire lawyers

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese woman charged with lying to illegally enter President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort told a stunned judge Tuesday that she wants to fire her attorneys and repr...