Lost hikers in Yilan,Taiwan receive emergency rescue 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of 11 hikers in Yilan, Taiwan were rescued by emergency services early this morning (June 24). The original group of 18 hikers began to climb a mounta...

Taiwan’s Top 5 Surfing Destinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- It might be hard to believe given the amount of rain that has fallen across the country in recent days, but summer is now upon us. And for many people, that means thoughts...

Taiwan’s Top 5 Surfing Destinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- It might be hard to believe given the amount of rain that has fallen across the country in recent days, but summer is now upon us. And for many people, that means thoughts...

Photo of the Day: Tree-lined street in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A young Taiwanese healthcare professional posted this photo of a New Taipei City neighborhood on Zhongzheng Road on the social media site Reddit yesterday evening (Ju...

Taiwan Premier calls for preventive measures after three mutilated murder cases occurred in one month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Premier William Lai (賴清德) said Thursday society needs to enhance education about gender equality and emotion management after three appalling murder cases were...

US tech firms eyeing Taiwan as tensions with China mount

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As trade tensions mount between the Beijing and Washington, Taiwan is becoming an increasingly attractive alternative for brand-name U.S. tech companies, such as Amazon, Micros...

Teen couple seen 'embracing' as they leap to their deaths in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two teens appear to have committed suicide together by leaping off the top floor of a seven story building on Monday (June 18), reported Liberty Times.  At 6 p.m. ...

Foul drinks at Super Duck giving Taipei customers super diarrhea 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- Many feathers were ruffled in New Taipei City after it was discovered that three out of four branches of the Super Duck (超級達可, Super Drake) bubble tea franchise...

Activities suspended at Taipei's Huashan Grassland, archer detained for grisly murder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei City government announced yesterday (June 19) that it has suspended all activities at the Huashan Grassland (華山大草原) and will prohibit personnel from entering as it c...

2018 'Ho-Hai-Yan Rock Festival' in Gongliao starts in July 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 18th annual "Ho-Hai-Yan Gongliao Rock Festival" will be held at Fulong Beach from July 27 - 29. (Photo by Tourism and Travel Department, New T...

Video shows dragon boat head snap off, flag catcher dunked into drink

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A video posted on social media early this morning (June 18), shows the head of a dragon boat suddenly snap off, tossing the flag catcher riding it into the river, jus...

Archery teacher kills woman at Huashan 1914 Creative Park, cuts her into 7 pieces

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After meeting with an archery teacher to discuss art at Taipei's Huashan 1914 Creative Park, a woman went missing for over two weeks, only for the instructor to l...

Heavy rain improves water situation in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Heavy rain that swept across southern Taiwan as part of a tropical depression on June 13-17 has improved the water situation in southern Taiwan, leading to a review of wat...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocks northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.2 earthquake shook residents in northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 4:53 a.m. this morning (June 16), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). ...

Tropical depression bearing down on Taiwan may develop into typhoon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A tropical depression barreling toward Taiwan may develop into a typhoon later today, bringing with it extremely heavy rain, especially in Tainan City, Kaohsiung City, Yilan Co...