First sexual harassment reported in Office of the President, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first reported sexual harassment case in Taiwan's presidential office has officially surfaced after a series of investigations were launched in July, Up Media...

Chinese government dissuades students from studying in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Rumors of the Chinese local government trying to dissuade students from studying in Taiwan has been confirmed by Beijing on Saturday, stating that such reminders from...

Stinky tofu ranks top of the Taipei night market food

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese traditional cuisine stinky tofu has been voted as the best night market food in Taipei this year, following by the oyster omelet and the chicken fillet....

Taipei North Gate Square launched after renovation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The North Gate Square opened officially on Thursday in Taipei City after the renewal project started one and a half years ago. Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) attende...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - August 4

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The top stories this week included two typhoons hit Taiwan within one weekend, 500 EVA Air crew members taking leave Monday, 15 iced drinks in Taipei test p...

Stateless child in Taiwan adopted by European couple

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A three-year-old child, who was abandoned by her Indonesian mother in Taiwan's northern city of Hsinchu, was adopted by an European family and is now having a new ...

Thailand's free tourist visas for the Taiwanese extended to August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Thai cabinet has approved the scheme to extend the current free visa incentives for the Taiwanese to August, while the Taiwanese government is seeking for a new a...

Photo of the Day: 'Nuclear waste out of Lanyu'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four children from Orchid Island (Lanyu) dressed in their traditional aboriginal loincloths raised a flag stating "Nuclear waste out of Lanyu," which w...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - July 28

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The top stories this week included Taoist gods protest against burning restrictions, Chinese bombers pass through Taiwan airspace, 60 percent of handmade dr...

Photo of the Day: Swimming in Taipei metro

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —  American news network CNN posted several images of swimmers trying to "swim" in the Taipei metro, adding "Don't be alarmed if fellow passengers st...

10 places you should not miss in Pingtung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Pingtung City Government listed the 10 most popular tourist attractions in the Taiwan's southernmost County based on popularity on social media. When speaking o...

Cambodian widow marries a cow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 74-year-old Cambodian woman recently married a 5-month-old cow because she believes the calf is her reincarnated husband, Vocativ reported. Khim Hang, who lives ...

Photo of the Day: Universiade torch arrives in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese athlete Kuo Hsing-chun (郭婞淳), the gold medalist in the Asian Weightlifting Championship 2017 women's 58-kilogram event, holds the torch of the 2017 Universia...

10 best delivery foods in Taipei: UberEATS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Online meal ordering and delivery platform UberEATS released the result of its survey on favorite delivery foods in Taipei, with Taiwanese popcorn chicken took t...

First battery explosion reported on Taiwan train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A power bank battery exploded on a Puyuma express train traveling on the east coast of Taiwan Monday, causing an emergency stop for evacuation, according to the ...