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Taiwanese man carried away by river current while fishing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Miaoli City man surnamed Peng (彭) was washed away by a river current on Sunday afternoon (Sept. 12) while fishing. The Miaoli County Fire Bureau said that it received...

Jogger fatally struck by lightning in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man was fatally struck by lightning on Monday evening (July 13) while he was jogging on a levee walkway in Miaoli City. At 6:25 p.m. on Monday, a man surnamed Liu (劉)...

Biennale Architecture 2021 in Venice features Taiwanese architects

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Venice Biennale Architecture 2021 is featuring five projects from Taiwanese studio Divooe Zein Architects. “Primitive Migration to/from Taiwan,” an imme...

Four-year-old girl found living in deplorable housing conditions in Taiwan's Miaoli

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A four-year-old girl was found living in deplorable housing conditions with four generations of her family in Miaoli City (苗栗市) after her kindergarten teacher discovered c...

Six truck tractors make the wedding unforgettable to Taiwanese bride

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A bridegroom arranged a special convoy of six truck tractors to escort his bride from her home to their wedding in a small town in Central Taiwan’s Miaoli County on ...

Missing Taiwan teacher 'had to get away,' found safe in Miaoli

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 46 year old woman in Taichung city, who went missing on Friday, Feb. 15, was discovered safe in Miaoli County on Tuesday evening. According to her statements, the wom...

2018 Art Weaving Festival kicks off in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – 2018 Art Weaving Festival is taking place at Miaoli City featuring traditional skills with an exhibition, workshops, and talks until Jan. 6, 2019. 2018 Art Weaving Fe...

4 Vietnamese prostitutes arrested in western Taiwan after brothel exposed on YouTube

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police have raided a brothel in western Taiwan and arrested 12, including four Vietnamese women, after a YouTube video of the young, nubile women inside attracted one million v...

YouBike begins service in Miaoli City, Central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The public bike rental service YouBike began operations in Miaoli City (苗栗市) today, becoming Taiwan's eighth county with the service, reported CNA. As a celebratory...

YouBike in Taiwan’s Miaoli begins to hit the road at end of June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—First-stage 10 YouBike stations in Miaoli County’s public bike rental plan will open to the public in three populous areas in the county at the end of June, Miaolli Co...

Rare leopard cat killed on a road in Miaoli.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) Another endangered leopard cat has been run over and killed on a road in Miaoli. There are estimated to be fewer than 500 leopard cats altogether in just 3 locations in Taiwan:...

Extensive list of animal shelters in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- English news aggregator Taiwan Observer has compiled an extensive list of animal shelters across Taiwan on July 18, after its Facebook page was flooded with requests about shel...

Taiwan's Hakka 'Dragon Bombing' dance to end with a bang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Miaoli Hakka Lantern Festival's "Dragon Bombing" (火旁龍) tradition, in which dragon teams dance for fortune and glory under a maelstrom of fireworks, is one fou...