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Where Lunar break bumper to bumper traffic will hit worst in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Transport authorities predict heavy traffic jams on Taiwan’s national highways on the first day of the Lunar New Year holiday, Saturday (Jan. 29). The sections of...

Taiwan’s KMT leaders dine together, post photo to social media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four leaders from Taiwan’s Kuomintang (KMT) opposition party shared a meal together on Thursday (Jan. 27) and posted a group photo to social media. Former Kaoshiu...

Taiwan reports 27 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Jan. 28) announced 27 local COVID cases. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 44 imported cases. The com...

Taiwan Army conducts combat readiness exercise ahead of Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Army’s Guandu Area Command held a reconnaissance and patrol exercise to maintain combat readiness ahead of the Lunar New Year on Wednesday (Jan. 26). T...

JustKitchen opens new locations in Taiwan and Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ghost kitchen operator JustKitchen said this week it has opened two new locations in Taiwan and Hong Kong. JustKitchen recently opened a previously announced ghost ...

Ex-boyfriend of Taiwanese lawmaker charged with eight crimes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei District Prosecutors Office on Tuesday (Jan. 25) indicted Raphael Lin (林秉樞), former boyfriend of Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Kao Chia-yu (高嘉瑜), ...

Taiwan reports 46 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Jan. 26) announced 46 local COVID cases. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 46 imported cases. The ...

Photo of the Day: Virgin Mary with Indigenous Taiwanese tattoos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo of a church in New Taipei City has become popular on social media for showing a fusion of Western and Taiwanese cultures in a statue with indigenous tattoos. Ma...

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake jolts northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.0 earthquake rocked northeastern Taiwan at 10:36 p.m. on Tuesday evening (Jan. 25), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the te...

Real estate agent transmits COVID to New Taipei client

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The real estate agent brother of a chef who is at the heart of a cluster infection that started in the Grand Hotel, has transmitted COVID to a client. On Saturday (Jan....

2022 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival to kick off Feb. 12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2022 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival will take place on Feb. 12 and Feb. 15, which will see hundreds of flying lanterns dotting the night skies. The traditional folk cu...

Taiwanese entertainer Nadow Lin reportedly suffers stroke

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Entertainer Nadow Lin (納豆) reportedly suffered a cerebral hemorrhage and was rushed to a hospital for emergency treatment on Monday (Jan. 24). Local media outlets repor...

President Tsai's re-imagining of Taiwan's political landscape

In October of 2011, then-presidential candidate and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chair Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) botched the Republic of China (ROC) national anthem (ironically while standing next to h...

Over 300 foreign workers at Taiwan’s Askey sent to centralized quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 300 migrant workers at Askey Computer Corp.’s plant in Taoyuan will be isolated at centralized centers amid a growing cluster. The Ministry of Labor (MO...

Taiwan confirms 82 new local cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed 82 local infections and 48 imported COVID-19 cases Saturday (Jan. 22), but no new deaths, leaving the death tally at 851, according to the Central Epidemi...