Upcoming Events in Taipei, March 22-31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Heading into the final week of March, the weather is warming up, and there are plenty of activities happening around Taipei. Here are a few suggestions for people looking ...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, March 8-17

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite a stretch of chilly weather in Taipei, spring is just around the corner, and there are plenty of activities to check out this weekend and next. Check out some of t...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, March 1-10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Winter is all but over, and Spring is on its way. Here are a few things to look forward to, happening in Taipei at the beginning of March. For an afternoon of modern, i...

Taiwan universities see 18 subjects placed in global top 50 QR rankings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 18 subjects offered in Taiwan’s universities were ranked in the global top 50, according to the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject, which was re...

American without health insurance lauds low medical bill at Taiwanese ER

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A U.S. citizen, who recently had to make a late night trip to an emergency room in Taipei, has praised the swift, quality care he received for a low price. On Feb. 18, Kevin...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, February 23 - March 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Whether it is music, art, dance or theater that pique's one's interest, there is always plenty to do and see around Taipei. For those looking to see what is happen...

Learning to appreciate a modern miracle - Taiwan: William Stanton

It is not surprising that many, perhaps most, people around the world do not know about Taiwan. After all, China -- with the support of more and more countries -- has isolated Taiwan diplomatically fo...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, February 16-24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As always there are tons of interesting events happening all around Taipei this month. For those looking to experience what the city has to offer, here are some suggested ...

National Taiwan University president made unreported NT$18 million: Control Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Taiwan University (NTU) President Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) made at least NT$18 million (US$583,000) from unreported work during the 15 years that he held official fu...

Conjoined twin brother dies 40 years after Taiwan’s first successful separation surgery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - One of the conjoined twins to be the first to be successfully separated in Taiwan, Chang Chung-jen (張忠仁), died at the age of 42 Friday morning, 40 years after the operation. ...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, February 1-10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Year of the Dog is coming to an end and the Year of the Pig is approaching. With holidays coming up next week there is plenty of time to check out some activities happ...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, January 18 - 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With a host of activities and events, there is something for everyone coming up in Taipei. Well-known DJ Yo Hey Li will put on a sensational selection of African fu...

Taiwan's former education minister returns to post after 2018 resignation, NTU debacle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Following the appointment of the new Premier of the Executive Yuan, Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), and the swearing in of new cabinet members the former Education Minister Pan Wen-chung...

Control Yuan impeaches National Taiwan University president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Control Yuan on Tuesday impeached National Taiwan University President Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) in a vote of seven to four over his combination of a paid function with a ...

New Taiwan premier to keep old economics team: senior political source

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan's new premier, Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), will be keeping on the economics and finance team from the previous Cabinet, but will make changes in other ministries and departments, ...