Taipei panda celebrates Dragon Boat with ice zongzi 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of the giant pandas at the Taipei Zoo Panda House, Yuan-zai (圓仔), is getting in the spirit of the Dragon Boat Festival weekend by enjoying ice-shaped zongzi....

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes Osaka 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At 7:58 a.m. Monday, June 18 a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit Osaka, Japan at a depth of 10km (6.2mi).   At least three people have been confirmed dea...

Taiwan's 'Digital Minister' holds democratic workshop in NYC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's notorious 'Digital Minister' of the Executive Yuan, Audrey Tang (唐鳳), held the first ever "vTaiwan Open Consultation & Participation Off...

AIT Director cheers on dragon boat team 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The soon to be former Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), Kin Moy, cheered on the AIT dragon boat team Saturday, June 16. Moy told CNA that he still rem...

Indie film distributor, Spotlight, brings 'Miseducation of Cameron Post' to Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "The Miseducation of Cameron Post" will premiere for the first time in Asia at the 2018 Taipei Film Festival (from June 28 to July 14) on July 8. The ind...

Taiwan's CPC recalls bottled water over expired raw materials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The CPC Corporation, a state-owned petroleum, natural gas, and gasoline company in Taiwan, announced June 16 that the factory subcontracted to produce their CPC Bio Ionic ...

Peppa Pig charms Taipei over Dragon Boat Festival holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Characters from the hit British animated children's series, "Peppa Pig," will put on three live performances in Taipei over the Dragon Boat Festival weekend,...

Filipinos celebrate Philippines Independence Day in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In celebration of the Philippines Independence Day, June 12, over 3,000 people gathered in New Taipei City Sunday, June 10. The event, titled "Just Love ...

Thai boxing competition in Taoyuan, Taiwan draws large crowds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dozens of athletes competed in a Muay Thai Competition Sunday, June 10 in Taoyuan's Chung-li Park Plaza. Of the 40 athletes participating, 20 were from Th...

Art of two Taiwanese illustrators receives WIA award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two Taiwanese designers received awards at the prestigious 2018 World Illustration Awards (WIA) on June 9 in England. One winner was chosen for each of the 16...

Evangeline Lilly arrives in Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The star of the forthcoming "Ant-Man and the Wasp," Evangeline Lilly, arrived in Taiwan Sunday evening, June 10. Lily's plane landed in Taiwan a...

Taichung to construct park ahead of Flora Expo 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In preparation for the 2018 Taichung World Flora Exposition this Nov., the Taichung City Government announced today plans for the Houli Forest Park. The park will featu...

Measles vaccines available in Taiwan again starting June 11

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese Centers for Disease Control announced today that 150,000 doses of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine will become available in Taiwan starting tomo...

Bird causes power outage in New Taipei City 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Just after midnight this morning (June 10), around 26,000 households in New Taipei City lost power for 33 minutes after a Malayan night heron flew into nearby power lines....

Taiwan fire dancers dazzle audience 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Paper Windmill dance troupe performed traditional fire dances to a packed, enthusiastic audience Saturday evening (June 9) at Xinyi Elementary School. Taipei Mayor Ko...