New envoy to Philippines strives to broaden relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's soon to be envoy to the Philippines, Michael Hsu (徐佩勇) said he wants to improve bilateral exchanges between the two island nations yesterday in Taipei. Hsu...

Movie star Evangeline Lilly raves about Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – "Ant-Man and the Wasp" star Evangeline Lilly described her recent trip to Taiwan as "fantastic" and raved about Taiwan's red carpet and f...

Maori New Year and festival celebrated in Taipei, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Officials from New Zealand and Taiwan's Council of Indigenous Peoples officially launched Matariki, the Maori New Year, as well as the Matariki Festival at a press con...

Upcoming events in Taipei for June 23-29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei will play host to a wide variety of events this weekend to suit all tastes. With beach jams, movie screenings, food shows, cultural events and the continuation of t...

Taiwanese photographer exhibits Taiwan’s transition to democracy in New York

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Taiwanese photographer Sung Lung-Chang (宋隊長) launched his international photo exhibition in New York yesterday, showcasing Taiwan's transition to democracy, report...

Criminal probe launched into factory after 1.5 tons of fish die from ammonia dumping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –The Yilan District Prosecutor's Office is investigating a fish processing factory for allegedly discharging a toxic pollutant which led to the death thou...

President Duterte will not allow justice for those killed by his war on drugs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte said that those killed during his war on drugs will not receive justice through the courts during a speech today. "If...

US Senate passes 2019 NDAA calling for joint Taiwan-US military drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a vote of 85 to 10, the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was passed by the Senate yesterday (June 18) with provisions to facilitate greater miliary cooper...

Road collapse injures 3 in Southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Heavy rain has caused a section of road to collapse in Tainan City (臺南市), leaving 3 people with minor injuries. The road collapse which looks similar to a sinkhole, occ...

Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways re-list Taiwan as 'China Taiwan' on Chinese website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan Airlines (JAL) and All Nippon Airways (ANA) have caved in to China's threats and listed Taiwan as "China, Taiwan" after previously complying, then...

After ban on national security grounds, Huawei blames Australia 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese telecom Huawei has hit back at assertion by the Australian government that the company poses a national security risk, labeling it as "ill-informed"...

HSR to add 12 new trains to fleet at cost of $NT30 billion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (台灣高速鐵路股份有限公司, THSRC) has announced it plans to buy 12 new trains in a bid to service growing demand for the supersonic service. ...

More rain, possible typhoon expected for southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau (中央氣象局, CWB) announced today that heavy rain is expected for southern Taiwan and that a new tropical depression southwest of Taiwan has the pote...

Heavy rain improves water situation in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Heavy rain that swept across southern Taiwan as part of a tropical depression on June 13-17 has improved the water situation in southern Taiwan, leading to a review of wat...

Taiwanese artist to hold exhibition in Sicilian palace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Acclaimed Taiwanese artist Yahon Chang (張耀煌) will hold an exhibition titled "Poetry of the Flow" in Palermo, Italy from June 17 to August 19, reported CNA. ...