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Taiwan beach town witnesses fighter jets instead of New Year sunrise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thousands of revelers gathered in the beach resort town of Kenting early on Wednesday (Jan. 1) to witness the first sunrise of the new year, but instead they saw five Indi...

Taiwan's New Year flag-raising has political edge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A political flavor was added to the New Year's Day flag-raising ceremony held in front of the Presidential Office, as Taiwan gears up for the presidential and legislat...

Happy 2020: Server at Michigan restaurant gets $2,020 tip

ALPENA, Mich. (AP) — The restaurant bill was $23. But the tip at a small-town restaurant in Michigan was much larger: $2,020. “Things like this don’t happen to people like me,” serve...

Top secret spots in Taiwan to greet first sunrise of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the countdown to the new year begins, Taiwanese travel blog ReadyGo has created a list of secret locations around Taiwan for welcoming 2020's first sunrise. Star...

Around-Taiwan travel by Puyuma Express possible in 2020: Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Traveling all around Taiwan by Puyuma Express train should become possible in 2020, new Transportation Minister Wu Hong-mo (吳宏謀) said Saturday. Wu, who only took up his...