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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...

The 10th Citi-HKCSS Community Intern Program Cultivates Corporate Social Responsibility in Future Leaders

76 Business University Students Completed the Internships in 40 local NGOs HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 1 November 2020 - The 2020 Citi-Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) Community Int...

Fans cheer return of NBA broadcasts in China

BEIJING (AP) — Basketball fans in Beijing cheered national broadcaster CCTV’s decision to resume broadcasts of NBA games Saturday after a year-long absence brought on by a dispute over politics in Hon...

Filipino prosecuted over holding sea turtle in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Philippine migrant worker has been prosecuted for touching a sea turtle at Liuqiu (Lambai Island) off southwestern Taiwan. The 45-year-old man from the Philippines wa...

Chinese hackers steal data of nearly half of Taiwan's workforce

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese hackers allegedly stole personal data from millions of users of popular job sites in Taiwan and began selling the information on the dark web over the Mid-Autumn F...

Temperatures to drop 8-10 degrees in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The weather in northern Taiwan is forecast to turn cool and wet on Monday (Oct. 5) due to strengthening seasonal northeasterly winds, according to the Central Weather Bure...

Traffic spikes forecast on nation's freeways as holiday ends

Traffic congestion is likely on most northbound sections of the nation's freeways from Sunday afternoon as the four-day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday concludes, the National Freeway Bureau said that...

Military activity around Taiwan keeps nation busy during Mid-Autumn Festival weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Air Force Command on Saturday (Oct. 3) stated that a Chinese Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft flew into the southwestern corner of Taiwan’s air defense ide...

Chinese warplane enters Taiwan’s ADIZ on Mid-Autumn Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft entered Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) Thursday (Oct. 1), the day celebrated as the Mid-Autumn Festival, which...

Holidaymakers flock to Xiaoliuqiu at start of long festival weekend

Visitors on Thursday arrived in droves at Taiwan's offshore Liuqiu Island, commonly called Xiaoliuqiu on the first day of the long Mid-Autumn Festival holiday. The number of passengers departin...

The Latest: Millions of Chinese travel locally for holidays

BEIJING — Tens of millions of Chinese are traveling during the combined National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival holidays, amid continued masking and other safety requirements aimed at preventing new viru...

China officially charges 12 Hong Kong fugitives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese authorities announced on Sept. 30 that they were officially charging 12 Hongkongers with crimes 39 days after they were caught at sea and detained in Shenzhen&...

Virus has Chinese tourists heading for domestic destinations

HONG KONG (AP) — Millions of Chinese tourists usually would use their week-long National Day holidays to travel abroad. This year, travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic...

Fair weather, heavy traffic forecast for Taiwan Mid-Autumn Festival

Mostly sunny weather is forecast for most parts of Taiwan during the Oct. 1-4 Mid-Autumn Festival, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said on Wednesday, while the National Freeway Bureau said traffic on...

Taipei’s Maokong Gondola offers Moon Festival discount

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If you lack plans for the Mid-Autumn Festival, consider a gondola ride up to Maokong, taking advantage of a discounted ride to admire the moonlit views of the Taipei grid ...