UK speaking to partners about Taiwan Interpol bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.K. Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Services Nick Hurd said the U.K. is speaking to its international partners about Taiwan’s participation in Interpol,...

Russian exhibition featuring Monet, Renoir, and Rousseau displayed at National Palace Museum in Taipei this weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Palace Museum, in partnership with the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, will display 65 pieces of art from the world-renowned Russian museum from Nov. 17 to...

Taiwan's EVA Air named best long haul airline in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s EVA Air (長榮航空) won the Best Long Haul Airline Asia award and was ranked 8th in World’s Top 10 Airlines 2019 award by airline safety and product websit...

Taiwan MND confirms plans for 45 micro-class missile assault boats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Minister of National Defense Yen Teh-fa (嚴德發) confirmed Taiwan has commissioned a fleet of 45 domestically made micro-class missile assault boats (微型飛彈突擊艇) at a cost of NT...

China can’t make friends through force: Palau President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President of Palau Tommy Remengesau Jr. responded to a question about Chinese influence in the Pacific by saying international friendship is developed through mutual respe...

Marshall Islands President survives no confidence vote amid alleged Chinese conspiracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine narrowly survived a vote of no confidence on Nov. 12, amid what she described as an influence campaign mounted by China. Heine sa...

Taiwan economy to take a turn for the worse over the next 6 months: think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – German think tank the ifo Institute for Economic Research’s quarterly analysis suggests Taiwan’s economic fortune will take a turn for the worse over the ...

Night markets are Taiwan's top tourist destination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Night markets have become Taiwan’s top tourist attraction due to the changing nature of visitors to Taiwan, according to the Tourism Bureau's Planning Division c...

Taiwanese tycoon Terry Gou reclaims mantle as Taiwan’s richest person

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Founder and Chairman of Foxconn Terry Gou was named Taiwan’s richest man, with estimated net worth totaling US$7.3 billion (NT$225.8 billion) according to Chinese-ow...

Taiwan wages see slow and steady growth in Sept.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Wages across Taiwan rose by an average of 2.48 percent in annual terms during the month of Sept., according to the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics...

Taipei City hot pot health inspection reveals numerous infractions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Department of Health, Taipei City Government inspected numerous hot pot restaurants and hot pot products available in supermarkets across Taipei City since September, ...

Taiwan fuel prices drop by largest amount this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Fuel prices across Taiwan dropped by the greatest amount this year on Nov. 12, off the back of declining global crude oil prices, reported CNA. This week’s fuel p...

Taiwan and Iraq ink agreements to support cooperation, reconstruction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) signed two memorandums of understanding (MOU) with the Iraq Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Iraqi Federati...

Taiwan military off-put by high price of MQ-8B autonomous helicopter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s armed forces have reportedly cooled their interest in acquiring U.S.-made Northrop Grumman MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned autonomous helicopters in recent days, ...

Taiwan's list of national monuments to reach 100 after addition of 2 temples: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s list of national monuments is expected to reach 100, with the addition of Taipei’s Dalongdong Baoan Temple and Lungshan Temple of Manka on Nov. 1...