Kesha cancels Taipei concert at last minute, costs organizers NT$23 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- American pop singer Kesha canceled her concert in Taipei minutes before she was scheduled to go on last night (Sept. 16), after she reported feeling "uncomfortab...

National Taiwan University ranks 81st worldwide for graduate employability

Eight Taiwan universities have been listed in the 2019 Graduate Employability Rankings that were released Wednesday, with National Taiwan University (NTU) gaining the highest place among the eight at ...

Upcoming events in Taipei Sept. 7 to Sept. 16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- There are a lot of interesting events happening around Taipei between Sept. 7 and Sept. 16. If you're looking for music, good food and drink, or just looking to explore Tai...

Book claims Taipei Mayor transplanted organs from Falun Gong prisoners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwanese publisher of the Chinese version of a book about the harvesting of human organs from dissidents in China has posted a full-page advertisement claiming Taipei'...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, Sept. 1 - Sept. 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the seasons start to change,  there are still some great events happening all over the city. Avoid the rain and enjoy some of the great entertainment Taipei has to...

Upcoming Events in Taipei Aug. 24 - Aug. 31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- It's a great week for people in Taipei who love performing arts. Here are some events to keep you entertained the last week of August.  This weekend Maykel Blan...

Beijing's Taiwan policy rooted in backwards, Cold War mentality: scholars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Several scholars and former U.S. officials are voicing their concern and criticisms of China’s current foreign policy tactics following the decision of El Salvador t...

Photos of Taipei at 4:00 a.m.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—4:00 a.m. is the strangest moment in the city of Taipei and the strangest moment between us, said a Central News Agency report excerpting a photo essay titled “4 a.m. ...

Record high 15 Taiwanese universities listed on Academic Ranking of World Universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --  A total of 15 Taiwanese universities have made the cut in the 2018 edition of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), announced the Shanghai Ranking Consu...

A ghost month ad brings victims of Taiwan's White Terror to forefront

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A commercial video that promotes grocery sales for the upcoming Taiwanese ghost month has sparked fierce discussions in the country, and has sent the name of murdered ...

Upcoming Events in Taipei for August 10-19 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- There is no shortage of creativity and artistry on display in Taipei over the next week or so. With plenty of entertainment options to choose from this month in Taipei, he...

Upcoming Events in Taipei Aug. 4-12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has plenty of interesting and fun things to do as August rolls on. Here is a selection of events happening in the Taipei area from Aug. 4 to 12 that readers ma...

Thai academic at National Taiwan University accused of sexual harassment in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Thai citizen with a long list of academic degrees has been accused of sexual harassment in China, leading to National Taiwan University (NTU) postponing his appointment,...

Taiwan Education minister moves to settle NTU president dispute

TAIPEI (CNA) -- New Education Minister Yeh Jiunn-rong (葉俊榮) said Monday that he has met with Chen Wei-jao (陳維昭), the convener of the National Taiwan University presidential selection committee, to dis...

NTU Hospital Yunlin director found guilty of bribery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A recent court verdict has found former National Taiwan University Yunlin Hospital Branch director, surnamed Hsu (許), guilty of exploiting hospital res...