Taiwanese man stumbles across rare 'stone' worth NT$6 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A mysterious fragrant stone discovered by a resident of Taiwan's Orchid Island has been verified as a lump of ambergris, which has an estimated market value of NT$6 mi...

Letter to the Editor: reflections on the missing Vietnamese tourists

Dear President Tsai Ing-wen, In the past few days, the disappearance of 152 Vietnamese tourists in Kaohsiung has affected the public opinion of both Taiwan and Vietnam. Whether the mysterious vanis...

14 Taiwan Universities form alliance to preserve academic freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Fourteen Taiwanese universities along with hundreds of the country’s scholars officially founded the Taiwan Action Alliance for University Autonomy (全國大學自主聯盟) on Fri...

31 Taiwanese universities hit top Asia-Pacific Universities list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Five more Taiwanese universities hit the list of the 2018 top universities in the Asia-Pacific region, according to data from Times Higher Education, from last year, bringing th...

‘Red Quinoa Princess’ crowned in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sunday evening 12 women competed for the title of “Red Quinoa Princess” (全國紅藜親善公主選拔大賽) at the Han Hsin Arena in Kaohsiung. Red quinoa (紅藜) is an indigenous ...

Taiwan’s National University of Kaohsiung wins Virtual Design World Cup

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Teams from the department of architecture at the National University of Kaohsiung won the three top prizes at the 7th Virtual Design World Cup in Tokyo. The latest edit...

NIAG 2016 wraps up with 69 record-breaking results

After five days of competition in Taitung City, the 2016 National Intercollegiate Athletic Games (NIAG) wrapped up on Wednesday with 69 record-breaking performances. A total of more than 10,000 a...