Top Yahoo entertainment searches of the year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)  — On Tuesday Yahoo announced the most searched films and online games of 2017 on its search engine in Taiwan. The data were gathered from keywords searched bet...

Taiwan's most popular outdoor destination searches 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)  — On Tuesday Yahoo released the most searched tourist spots around Taiwan in 2017. 10. E-DA Theme Park (意大遊樂世界) The E-DA Theme Park is a Greek-themed amusem...

Kinmen Islet set to reopen on March 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kinmen County announced Tuesday that the Jiangong Islet, or Jiangongyu, will be closed for reconstruction from 20 December through March 8 next year, reported CNA. ...

Netflix releases viewing trends in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Netflix released viewer data from Nov. 1, 2016 - Dec. 1, 2017 on Thursday revealing Taiwan’s binge-watching prowess, reported Inside. "Cheating&quo...

Taipei Dept. of Environmental Protection proposes collecting tax on aviation fuel 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei City Government Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced Monday Dec. 11 that sulfur dioxide emissions from the Songshan Airport have dec...

Goldfish teabags from Taipei's CHARM VILLA are the perfect stocking stuffers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Add some delicate pizzazz to your Christmas list or personal tea stash with goldfish-shaped tea sachets from CHARM VILLA (子村莊園). CHARM VILLA has been operating&nbs...

Taiwan included in Lactalis’ international recall of baby formula

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multinational dairy product company Lactalis and French health authorities on Sunday issued an international recall of the company's baby formula produc...

Manila Economic and Cultural Office hosts Christmas party for migrant workers in Taipei Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) put on an outstanding Christmas party for Filipino migrant workers in the Fine Arts Park on Sunday. At the party, an ME...

148 cases of iPhone X scams on Facebook in 1 week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In just one week, 148 cases of fraudulent iPhone X transactions occurred around Taiwan, according to the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB). Of the 165 cases of fraud ...

Overlooked scenic gems along Taiwan's coastal railroad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)  — There are many pristine pockets of nature along Taiwan's railway system but it's easy to overlook a few. See something new on the way to your next adventure,...

Chance of snow for mountains over 3,000 meters lasts all weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold front sweeps across Taiwan, 1 cm (0.39 in) of snow is measured Saturday morning on Jade Mountain by the Central Weather Bureau, reports the Central News Age...

Frostiest temps of the season across Taiwan lowlands Saturday morning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The temperature in Taichung and Wuci Saturday morning was recorded at 12.5 degrees Celsius (54.5 degrees Fahrenheit) by the Central Weather Bureau, the lowest of the Taiwa...

University students create comprehensive Taiwan eco-guide app

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After three years of work, university students from National Chung Cheng University completed an app to identify over 130 animal species in Taiwan, reported Taiwan Animal ...

Top 5 quality hot springs in Northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — No more boring or cold winter days with this list of hot springs near Taipei, as recommended by The Storm Media.  1. Beitou: Emperor Spa (北投:皇池溫泉御膳館) ...

Taiwan church group discusses united Christian front with Pope at Vatican

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Pope received representatives from the National Council of Churches in Taiwan on Thursday at the Vatican, reported CNA. "Christians across Taiwan, an...