AWS to open joint innovation center in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amazon Web Services Limited (AWS), an Amazon subsidiary, is set to open the first joint innovation center in Taiwan in cooperation with the New Taipei City Government,&nbs...

High school prepares feast for less advantaged families in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A high school in New Taipei City mobilized its students to give a feast on Saturday noon for hundreds of less advantaged households, including low-income families, single-...

Japanese tourist injured in Taiwan bus accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Japanese tourist was injured when a metal spike from road works pierced through the window of a tour bus in Keelung Saturday afternoon, the Central News Agency reported....

Civil servants of New Taipei wish everyone a wonderful Year of the Dog!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To welcome the upcoming Year of the Dog, The New Taipei Civil Affairs Bureau has published the New Year’s edition of their bi-monthly publication “Looking Afte...

Drunk driver claims second life after smashing scooter 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A drunk driver behind the wheel of a Mini Cooper collided with a scooter ridden by a 19-year-old soldier on Monday evening (Jan. 4) in Keelung, killing him on the spot, th...

New Taipei firefighter attacked when trying to stop the illegal use of fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A New Taipei City firefighter was attacked by New Year’s Eve revelers when he was trying to stop them from illegally setting off fireworks on Sunday night. The attacke...

Taiwan to deport South Korean who burgled ruling party headquarters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The South Korean man who burgled the headquarters of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party in Taipei last August and stole NT$90,000 (US$3,000) will be released on Janua...

Top 10 most popular Taiwan News articles in 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the year 2017 comes to a close, it is time to look back at the most popular articles on Taiwan News in terms of web traffic this year.  In 2017, readers of Taiwan Ne...

Breaking Bad: English teachers caught cultivating cannabis 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police in the northern Taiwanese city of Taoyuan raided two properties where marijuana was found to be growing yesterday with two former English cram school teachers identified...

Taiwan Human Rights Museum to use virtual reality

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Human Rights Museum might use virtual reality to recreate sites related to the White Terror era if they have already been destroyed or changed, Cul...

New Taipei children to receive 50% discount on MRT fares

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In order to safeguard the rights of children to ride the MRT, New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) today (Dec. 27) announced that children living the city will become elig...

2017 Christmasland in New Taipei City named perfect Christmas market in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2017 “Christmasland in New Taipei City” has been pulling in crowds after kicking off on November 24, and has been named one of the four perfect Christmas m...

Police help out a couple getting lost and stuck in Pinglin, New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Local police have recently helped out a couple of Tucheng, New Taipei City who got lost and stuck in a remote mountainous area in Pinglin when they were driving to meet...

Taiwanese man claims Filipina GF's family put him under 'house arrest' 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese man is under suspicion of submitting a false report to police, after he returned from the Philippines claiming that he had been subjected to "house arrest...

New Taipei apartment owner begs public not to rent from 'Evil Landlady' 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The owner of an apartment in New Taipei City's Banqiao District posted a notice on social media pleading with the public to not rent her flat from the notorious Chang ...