Guihou Fish Market in New Taipei to reopen on Sep 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Guihou Fish Market in Wanli District, New Taipei City, will reopen on Sep 21 after a two-month revamp, according to a Central News Agency report on Wednesday. To cel...

Films, exhibits, tours to put spotlight on homeless in Taipei this October

Taipei (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's wealth gap has been widening over the past decade. As more glittering high-end shopping malls have been erected in eastern Taipei to woo the super rich, some p...

New Taipei urges festival goers to take shuttle bus to Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival on Sep 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The second leg of 2018 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival will take place at Pingxi Junior High School from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. during Mid-Autumn Festival on Sep 24, and event orga...

Clouds expected to obscure moon during Mid-Autumn Festival in north east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Moon watchers across Taiwan are best to travel south, as the north east is likely to be covered in clouds throughout the Mid-Autumn Festival, said meteorologist Daniel Wu ...

Israeli-American murder suspect denies charges, clashes with AIT: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - During five hours of questioning by the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB), Israeli-American tattoo artist Oren Shlomo Mayer denied involvement in the murder of a Canadian teac...

Mercury climbs to 37.4 degrees in Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Temperatures reached 37.4 degrees Celsius in the Taipei City area of Shipai Tuesday afternoon, the Central Weather Bureau reported. After escaping the threat of Typhoon Mangk...

New Taipei landlord dies in front of bystanders after tenant stabs him over rent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police arrested a man wandering the streets of New Taipei at 11 p.m. last night (Sept. 17) and transferred him to the Prosecutor's Office on suspicion of fatally stabb...

Video shows Israeli-American murder suspect being brought back to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Israeli-American suspect who was wanted for the murder of a Canadian English teacher in New Taipei City last month was extradited from the Philippines tonight to face justi...

Update: Israeli-American murder suspect to be extradited to Taiwan tonight: reports

Update: 09/17 7:00 p.m. – Mayer arrived in Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport under heavy guard by police. Update: 09/17 6:00 p.m. - Taiwan's Criminal Investigation Bureau (CEB) has con...

Wild weather lashes Taiwan as Typhoon Mangkhut makes landfall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Typhoon Mangkhut sweeps through northern Philippines, Taiwan is expected to see heavy rain, strong wilds and tall waves on Sept. 15. Mangkhut, the strongest typhoon ...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese candidate's cartoonish 'endorsement' by Trump

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American photographed a primitively-painted banner in New Taipei City today depicting a Taiwanese city council candidate awkwardly holding hands with U.S. Presiden...

Massive inferno engulfs New Taipei tower

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A massive inferno broke out in a 24-story building in New Taipei City last night (Sept. 13) on the 16th and 17th floors and soon spread to the 15th floor all the way ...

Taiwan's public libraries offer the homeless more than just books

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) -- Photographer Fritz Hoffmann used his lens to record how some homeless people in California benefit from public libraries; in Taiwan, some public libraries are hoping the home...

Photo of the Day: Respite from rains in Tamsui, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American tourist took this photo of a serene scene at dusk in New Taipei City's Tamsui District after the torrential rains and floodingseen in northern Taiwan ...

Super Typhoon Mangkhut poised to pounce on Philippines, Taiwan to be spared 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Super Typhoon Mangkhut has continued to gain in intensity but has shifted south and appears to be headed toward the northern Philippine island of Luzon, while it appe...