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Photo of the Day: Historic Taiwanese gate displays colors of Ukraine flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsinchu City on Friday (March 4) began illuminating its historic Yin Hsi East Gate (竹塹城迎曦門) to show solidarity with Ukraine. Since Russia's invasion began on Feb. 2...

Photo of the Day: Lantern-lit alley in Taiwan's Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American photographer captured this lantern scene in Tainan over the Lunar New Year holiday. Tim Colyer, an English and art teacher at National Zhonghe Senior High S...

Photo of the Day: Taipei 101 lights up in colors of the Ukrainian flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a move to show support for world peace, the blue and yellow colors of Ukraine’s flag showed up on Taiwan’s iconic Taipei 101 skyscraper Saturday (Feb. 26) n...

Photo of the Day: 2:22 am on 'Twosday' 02.22.2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022, which some have dubbed "Twosday," was a highly unusual date because it saw the most digits with the same number in nearly 100 years. I...

Photo of the Day: Bathing in 'blue tears' in Taiwan's Kinmen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos taken by a woman splashed with "blue tears" (藍眼淚) in the frigid waters of Kinmen have quickly gone viral. On Sunday, a woman surnamed Chien (簡), who wo...

Photo of the Day: Made-in-Taiwan Winnie Xi toy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Netizens have taken notice of a Taiwan-made figurine that mocks Chinese Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) by merging him with Winnie the Pooh. Earlier this week, a Reddit user ...

Photo of the Day: Virgin Mary with Indigenous Taiwanese tattoos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo of a church in New Taipei City has become popular on social media for showing a fusion of Western and Taiwanese cultures in a statue with indigenous tattoos. Ma...

Photo of the Day: Stall-free squat toilets in Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese actress Gin Oy (歐陽靖) shocked her fans on Thursday (Jan. 20) when she re-shared a photo on her Instagram account showing a public women's restroom in Beijing ...

Photo of the Day: Angry snowman on Taiwan's Hehuanshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This photo of a snowman was taken on Monday morning (Dec. 27) after significant snowfall on Hehuanshan. By 7 a.m., more than five centimeters of snow had accumulated, r...

Photo of the Day: Hong Kong election with CCP characteristics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Swedish cartoonist created this illustration to mock the highly undemocratic way the elections for the Legislative Council (LegCo) in Hong Kong were weighted in Beijing&...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan foreign minister having beer with Czech Senate president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo showing Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil drinking from a mug filled to the brim with beer with Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) has gone viral. ...

Photo of the Day: NBA star sports 'Free China' shoes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter on Sunday (Oct. 24) wore a pair of shoes with the words "Free China" painted on the sides, the third such act of footwear defiance...

Photo of the Day: Taipei MRT warns against 'twalking'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) has launched a campaign to discourage passengers from staring at their mobile phones when walking through stations after over 70 inju...

Photo of the Day: Map shows how Taiwan easily fits inside Florida

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Greek student created this map on Sept. 16 to visually demonstrate how much larger the U.S. state of Florida is compared to the country of Taiwan. The map's creat...

Photo of the Day: Huge crowds seen in Taiwan's Kenting over Mid-Autumn Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the four-day Mid-Autumn Festival kicked off last week, a photo surfaced showing massive throngs of people had descended on the resort town of Kenting, prompting some ne...