New Taipei sees temp drop to 14 degrees C on Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This morning (Nov. 11), New Taipei City's Tamsui District registered 14.7 degrees Celsius, the lowest temperature recorded in an urban area in Taiwan this fall. The...

Taiwan's KMT presidential candidate to announce running mate

[Last update: Nov. 10 16:45] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the elections two months away, Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) is set to announce his running mate on Monday ...

Search and rescue dog teams in Taiwan pass international certification

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Six search and rescue dog teams from Taiwan have passed certification exams in the 2019 Mission and Readiness Test (MRT) Asia hosted by the National Fire Agency. Teams ...

2020 Taiwan Elections: Party heavyweights battle for bellwether New Taipei City seats

New Taipei City, which has 12 legislative seats up for grabs and is known as a bellwether municipality, has emerged as a battleground ahead of the January 2020 elections, drawing the attention of the ...

Taiwan small and medium enterprises see steady growth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a document disclosed by the Ministry of Economic Affairs on Tuesday (Nov. 5), small and medium enterprises in Taiwan are said to have shown steady growth in 2019, while...

New Taipei Christmasland to open on Nov. 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Christmasland will open at New Taipei City Plaza, the adjacent Banqiao Station Plaza, and New Banqiao Central Park for 48 days from Nov. 15, 2019, to Jan. 1, 2020, accordi...

AP Weekly Sports Calendar

EDITORS: These are among the top sports events of the week. Coverage of most of these events will move on this circuit: ...

BC-GLF--Swinging Skirts Scores

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Son of Taiwan actor sued for obscene behavior at IKEA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Max Lee (李堉睿), son of popular Taiwanese actor Lee Hsing-wen (李興文), has been sued by IKEA for illegally staying overnight at a New Taipei branch and pretending to shower an...

Food safety monitoring center to ensure safe lunches in New Taipei City schools

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A monitoring center will be in place in New Taipei City before the start of next semester to ensure the safety of lunches provided to junior high and elementary schools in...

South Korea, U.S. leading after round one of Taiwan LPGA tourney

New Taipei, Oct. 31 (CNA) Defending champion Nelly Korda of the United States and Hur Mi Jung of South Korea both fired a 6-under 66 Thursday to take the lead after the first round of the Taiwan Swing...

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Taipei 101 disappears as China dust storm attacks Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a monstrous dust storm descends on Taiwan, "red" pollution alerts have been issued at weather stations across northern Taiwan, and visibility has become so po...

Monster China dust storm triggers red pollution alerts in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a massive dust storm from China begins to descend on Taiwan, over a dozen air quality monitoring stations in the north of the country and on outlying islands showed &qu...

Golf Glance

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF PGA TOURS WORLD GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS-HSBC CHAMPIONS Site: Shanghai. Course: Sheshan International GC. Yardage: 7,264. Pa...