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Taiwan bikers found dead day after collision with taxi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two men on a motorbike were found dead in a canal the day after they collided with a taxi, reports said Saturday (May 1). The accident happened around 10:53 p.m. Friday...

Over 100 seen maskless with COVID-positive man in northern Taiwan dance hall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke that an elderly man diagnosed with COVID-19 had visited two dance halls in northern Taiwan last week, images surfaced from one of the dance halls showing ...

COVID-positive man went to 2 dance halls in Taiwan's Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (April 28) released a list of four Taoyuan locations where an elderly man who tested positive for the coronavirus t...

New Taipei pet shop refuses refund after NT$57,000 husky dies in 10 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A South African woman is at her wit's end after she purchased an expensive husky from a pet shop in New Taipei only to see it die in a little over a week and the store...

2 dead as gun violence erupts in 3 Taiwan cities Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A wave of gun violence broke out in Taiwan Sunday (March 7) as the result of gang activity and domestic disturbances, with at least three shootings and two deaths reported...

Hospital in northern Taiwan to carry out mass 'COVID elimination'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The epicenter of Taiwan’s latest cluster outbreak at the Taoyuan General Hospital will undergo a massive “COVID-19 elimination” aimed at clearing the hos...

Taiwan 7-Eleven customer buys bread for NT$42, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ) — A lucky 7-Eleven customer who bought bread and a drink for a mere NT$42 (US$1.47) has won the NT$10 million special prize in the September-October issue of the Taiwan re...

Indonesian woman with HIV denies media reports of 4 Taiwanese boyfriends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An undocumented Indonesian migrant worker has denied unsubstantiated reports that she has four Taiwanese boyfriends, while authorities seek to trace the source of her HIV ...

Taiwan's I-Mei Foods invests NT$3 billion to expand biomedicine campus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — I-Mei Foods Co. is further expanding its footprint in Taoyuan and aims to become Asia's third-largest freeze vacuum drying service provider, with the lofty goal of pro...

Taoyuan Flower Festival's Daxi event blossoms in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Taoyuan Flower Festival's Daxi event kicked off with a ceremony on Sunday (Nov. 10), featuring blossoming flowers in a 17-acre field surrounding the Li Teng-f...

Taiwan police officer gets elderly woman to return home by buying all her flowers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An officer in Taoyuan City helped a 75-year-old woman selling magnolia flowers in the street late at night to return home early by buying up all the remaining flowers, acc...

Taiwanese man suffering from dementia and living in the past returned to family

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese man suffering from dementia forgets many things, but not buying breakfast for the person he calls his “elementary school” daughter, according to Taoyuan...

Two people slashed by wanted man in Taoyuan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two people suffered knife wounds during the course of a robbing spree of three different scooter drivers carried out by a wanted man in Taoyuan City on Wednesday night (May 29)...

After 30 years, Taiwan National Police prepare for uniform upgrade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Police in Taiwan are preparing to roll out brand new officer uniforms this week, with the new digs scheduled to become the regulation uniform from Thursday, A...

Taiwan’s police officer helps sick woman with chocolate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taoyuan police officer on Thursday morning helped a woman lying by the roadside looking pale by giving her chocolate and calling an ambulance as the officer suspected that th...