Taiwan News Weekly Roundup – October 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- This weeks top news included Horrific acid attack at NTU dorm that left 1 dead and 3 others wounded, British man gets 'Taiwan' tattooed on face, beauty of Taroko gorge ...

The next Silicon Valley in the making: Ideas Show 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ideas Show took place in Taipei city on July 25 and 26. The show brought with it multiple startups based from all around the globe. The event was a two-day even...

Taiwanese comedian Chu Ke-liang dead at age 70

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The famous Taiwanese comedian Hsieh Hsin-Ta (謝新達), better known by his stage name Chu Ko-liang (豬哥亮), who has been entertaining Taiwanese for decades since the 1980s, lost his ...

Taiwanese entertainer Chu Ko-liang's condition worsens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The famous Taiwanese comedian Chu Ko-liang (豬哥亮), who has been entertaining Taiwanese for decades since the 1980s, is facing an uphill climb in his battle with cancer as his med...

Photo of the Day: Ramp gone awry?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Breaking News Commune (爆料公社) member Lin Xao-Wan (林小旺) has posted an image of what was supposed to be a disabled access ramp with stairs in the old site of the National Taiw...

Jeannie Hsieh: Daddy is continuing treatment and we are reunited

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Entertainer Jeannie Hsieh (謝金燕), daughter of the famous Taiwanese comedian and television show host Chu Ke-liang (豬哥亮) (birth name Hsieh Hsin-ta), rebutted Internet rumors that h...

Unfair-pension reform conference to be target of protests Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Traffic restrictions will be in force all of Sunday due to expected protests against a national conference to reform unfair pensions being held inside the Presidential Off...

News Mirror: Chu Ke-liang battles spreading cancer

According to the latest issue of the News Mirror Weekly, Taiwanese well-known actor, comedian and TV show host Chu Ke-liang is battling other cancers as the bowel cancer cells in his body have spread ...

Prosecutors question NTU staff

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei District Prosecutors Office questioned two members of staff at National Taiwan University as witnesses in the case of the special account set up by Taipei City Mayor ...

Ko questioned about MG149 account

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je appeared at the Taipei District Prosecutors Office Tuesday to face questions about alleged corruption surrounding the MG149 bank account in the case ...