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Jade the obscure: The prehistoric workshops of Ciyakang

Ciyakang might not leave a big impression on the uninitiated. Yet visitors may be surprised to learn that 2,000 years ago its workshops were the largest producers of jade in all of Southeast Asia. ...

Taiwan's KMT struggles to attract voters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) lost to Democratic Progressive Party candidate Lai Ching-te in the 2024 presidential election, the nearly 112...

Ko says too early to count him out of Taiwan presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan People’s Party presidential candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said that it is still too early to count him out of the presidential election, in an interview with Unit...

French man attacks Vietnamese ex girlfriend with hammer, flees Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A French citizen allegedly attacked his ex-girlfriend with a hammer in Tainan on Christmas Day (Dec. 25) before fleeing Taiwan. Tainan police said the victim is a Vietn...

Foxconn's Terry Gou bows out of Taiwan presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder and independent candidate Terry Gou (郭台銘) has dropped out of the presidential race. Gou made the announcement in a Facebook post on Friday (Nov. 24). He...

Foxconn launches 2 satellites with Taiwan university

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan-based iPhone manufacturer Foxconn successfully launched two satellites into space on Sunday (Nov. 12) on a SpaceX rocket that took off from California, U.S. The ...

Taiwan denies emigration rising due to war fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Interior (MOI) on Tuesday (Nov. 7) rejected claims that emigration from Taiwan was speeding up due to fears of war with China. Legislators recently clai...

Taiwan’s 1st international think tank founder talks resilience, innovation, regional cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is remarkably resilient, but the past 10 years proved the need for greater international cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region, according to Syaru Shirley Lin (林夏如...

Italian entrepreneur bases company in Taiwan for talent and experience

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Italian founder of a gaming advertisement platform Stefano Roncari said he chose Taiwan for his company's headquarters because of a chance encounter — but has si...

China lodges complaint over US-Japan-South Korea joint Taiwan statement at Camp David

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China lodged complaints on Monday (Aug. 21) after the U.S., Japan, and South Korea criticized Beijing’s “aggressive behavior” in a joint statement follow...

Tigers reach deal with Dodgers, but Detroit LHP Eduardo Rodriguez exercises no-trade clause

DETROIT (AP) — Tigers ace Eduardo Rodriguez used his no-trade clause to block a deal to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday. “To have a chance to come to a team with guys that he’s famili...

Phillies get RHP Michael Lorenzen from Tigers to bolster rotation

DETROIT (AP) — The defending NL champion Philadelphia Phillies acquired right-hander Michael Lorenzen from the Detroit Tigers for minor league infielder Hao-Yu Lee on Tuesday. The 31-yea...

Taiwanese pitcher Lin Chen-wei signs with St. Louis Cardinals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Twenty-one-year-old Lin Chen-wei (林振瑋), a right-handed pitcher from Tainan, became the first Taiwanese player to sign a professional contract with the St. Louis Cardinals ...

Fortes' go-ahead single leads 7th inning rally to lift Marlins over Cardinals, 5-4

MIAMI (AP) — After being swept in a three-game road series against the Atlanta Braves, Miami Marlins manager Skip Schumaker felt his team had to turn it around quickly. “Good teams stop ...

Taiwan rated 2nd freest in Asia by Freedom House, China 80th

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan maintained its ranking as the second freest country in Asia and kept its rating as seventh in the world in Freedom House’s latest report on global freedom. ...