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Singapore streamer stages fake egg attack in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A YouTuber from Singapore staged an incident during which a woman in Kaohsiung City threw an egg at her, reports said Saturday (Feb. 24). The streamer, surnamed Cheng (...

Japan announces subsidies for second chip fab by Taiwan’s TSMC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan will spend 732 billion yen (NT$153.78 billion, US$4.86 billion) in subsidies for a second plant in Kumamoto by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the Jap...

Taiwan’s China Airlines to double weekly Palau flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China Airlines (CAL) will double the frequency of its flights between Taiwan and Palau over the next few months, reports said Saturday (Feb. 24). The Pacific Ocean isla...

Taiwan FDA recalls 3,500 kg of carcinogenic food products from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) said Saturday (Feb. 24) it had ordered the removal of more than 3,500 kilograms of food products likely to contain residues ...

Taiwan’s TSMC launches Japan chip foundry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chip giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) launched its first factory in Japan Saturday (Feb. 24) near the city of Kumamoto. The project will be managed b...

Magnitude 5 earthquake rattles east, central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5 earthquake struck off the coast of Hualien County in Taiwan on Saturday (Feb. 24) at 12:37 p.m., jolting most of central Taiwan, according to the Central Wea...

Taiwan’s AIDC signs MOU with Northrop Grumman to upgrade Hawkeyes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Northrop Grumman Corporation to upgrade Taiwan’s E-2K...

Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan launches US caucus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan on Friday (Feb. 23) saw 72 of its 113 members join a newly launched multi-party United States Caucus (LUC). Legislative Speaker Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) an...

Taiwan, US sign development cooperation MOU

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan envoy in the United States Alexander Yui (俞大㵢) and American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Managing Director Ingrid Larson signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) Thu...

Somaliland minister looks for fisheries cooperation with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation led by Somaliland Fisheries and Coastal Development Minister Rabi Sharif Abdi Mohamed hopes for Taiwanese investments in the East African country’s fish...

Jeremy Lin fan from Hong Kong arrested for fraud in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man from Hong Kong who went missing after traveling to Taiwan to watch a basketball match featuring Jeremy Lin (林書豪) was a fraud ring member, reports said Thursday (Feb....

Taiwan mulls relaxing visa rules for transit passengers, Southeast Asian visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will introduce a visa waiver for transit passengers and landing visas for visitors from Southeast Asia, Vice Premier Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) said Thursday (Feb. 22). ...

Prosecutors charge Taiwan council speaker with buying signatures for Foxconn founder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prosecutors on Thursday (Feb. 22) charged Pingtung County Council Speaker Chou Tien-lun (周典論) for spending NT$5 million (US$158,000) on signatures to help the presidential...

US approves potential sale of Link 16 communications system to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of the Link 16 communications system to Taiwan, the 13th defense deal with Taipei by the Biden administration and...

11-vehicle pileup in northeast Taiwan leaves 16 injured

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An 11-vehicle pileup at an intersection in Dongshan, Yilan County left 16 people injured late Wednesday (Feb. 21) afternoon. A flatbed truck smashed into a car at 5:46 ...