Bubble milk tea voted No.1 must-eat by Universiade athletes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese bubble milk tea wins the first place of the must-eat Taiwanese foods among the Universiade athletes. As the 2017 Universiade keeps rolling forward in Taipei, ...

Taipei 101 voted No.1 must-visit place by Universiade athletes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei 101 is the spot in Taipei which Universiade athletes would like to visit the most. The 2017 Taipei Universiade enters its second week on Friday. Taiwan News...

Taiwan wins the first gold medal at Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese roller sports athlete Chen Yan-cheng (陳彥成) took the first place in the roller sports men's 10,000 m points-elimination final at the Taipei Unviersiade on Mon...

Photo of the Day: Universiade torch arrives at final stop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After nearly two months of travel, the Universiade torch finally arrived in Taipei City on Thursday delivered by Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲). The torch arrived at...

Taipei Universiade is ready to roll tonight!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade kicks off officially on Saturday as the opening ceremony starts at 7 pm at Taipei Stadium, which is anticipated to gather over...

A Japanese gives up nationality to become Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Japanese posted his Taiwan ID card on his thirtieth birthday on Thursday, announcing that he has given up his Japanese nationality to become a Taiwanese citizen. ...

Live broadcast on mobile messaging giant LINE now available

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Instant messaging software LINE released its new live broadcasting feature to users worldwide on Thursday. LINE users who have updated their app to the latest version o...

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...