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Largest geothermal plant in Taiwan to start development in 2023

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Development of a geothermal plant in New Taipei is set to start in 2023 as Taiwan strives to turn to renewables for its 2050 carbon-neutral ambitions. The country&rsquo...

Vietnamese woman hurls Molotov cocktails at ex-boyfriend's New Taipei home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Vietnamese immigrant allegedly set fire to her ex-boyfriend's home in New Taipei City after he refused to reconcile with her. After breaking up with her 50-year-o...

Taiwan reports 35,914 local COVID cases, 103 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 35,914 local COVID cases on Tuesday (July 5), a 55.8% increase from the previous day. CECC Spokesperson Chuang Jen-...

6 injured after taxi smashes SUV onto New Taipei sidewalk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Six people suffered injuries after a taxi collided with an SUV and caused it to careen onto a sidewalk in New Taipei City on Sunday (July 3). At 10 p.m., a taxi driven ...

Tourism across Taiwan shows signs of revival during summer vacation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tourism across Taiwan is showing signs of revival during the peak summer travel season as Taiwan's COVID cases subside. Hualien Hotel Association Chairperson Chang ...

DPP legislator pulls out of New Taipei mayoral race over delayed nomination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Lo Chih-cheng (羅致政) on Sunday (July 3) pulled his name out of consideration to be the party’s candidate for New Taipei ...

Taiwan reports 23,045 local COVID cases, 69 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 23,045 local COVID cases on Monday (July 4), a 29% decrease from the previous day. CECC Spokesperson Chuang Jen-hsi...

Taiwan reports 34,748 local COVID cases, 96 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan announced 34,748 local COVID-19 infections on Saturday (July 2), as well as 79 imported cases and 96 deaths, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC)...

Former legislator leaves Taiwan Statebuilding Party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Statebuilding Party (TSP) on Friday (June 1) named 24 candidates for the year-end local elections after its only former legislator, Chen Po-wei (陳柏惟) announced ...

Taiwan reports 35,699 local COVID cases, 121 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 35,699 local COVID cases on Friday (July 1), an 8% decrease from the previous day. Philip Lo (羅一鈞), deputy head of...

Taiwan reports 38,846 local COVID cases, 118 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 38,846 local COVID cases on Thursday (June 30), a 7.7% decrease from the previous day. Philip Lo (羅一鈞), deputy head...

Twin tropical cyclones bringing 'very unstable weather' to Taiwan for 4-5 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The periphery of a tropical storm that formed Thursday (June 30) and a tropical depression that has taken shape will likely bring unstable weather to Taiwan for four to fi...

Taiwan reports 42,112 local COVID cases, 85 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 42,112 local COVID cases on Wednesday (June 29), a 5% decrease from the previous day. Chou Ji-haw (周志浩), head of th...

Grandfather, grandson killed in New Taipei apartment fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fire that broke out in an apartment building in New Taipei City early on Wednesday morning (June 29) killed a grandfather and his grandson, while the child's mother ...

Taiwan reports 44,379 local COVID cases, 103 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced 44,379 local COVID cases on Tuesday (June 28), a 55% increase from the previous day. CECC Spokesperson Chuang Jen-h...