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Photo of the Day: Buff Taiwan flexes muscles on world stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chip shortages, a new Suez Crisis, Taiwanese pineapples, and "Salmoners" have inspired a meme this week boasting how Taiwan has been punching above its weight on...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's health ministry dog digs new mask rules

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan's strict new mask rules kicked in on Tuesday (Dec. 1), the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) posted an illustration showing its canine mascot demonstrati...

Video lists 20 ways Taiwan is fighting off coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan sees its second day with zero new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) in a week, an American blogger has created a video expounding on how the plucky island co...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese mascot coins acronym for coronavirus tips - WUHAN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A humorous acronym devised by the makers of cartoon dog Shiba Inu (總柴) has quickly become a viral meme in Taiwan. To help Taiwanese protect themselves from the novel co...

Ruff ride: Dog struck by car rides inside bumper for miles

ROTTERDAM, N.Y. (AP) — A dog hit by a car in upstate New York rode for 45 minutes wedged between the broken bumper and the grille before the driver realized she was carrying an injured passenger. ...

Taiwan woman fined for leaving dog tied up on roof in 35-degree temperatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A woman in Keelung was fined NT$6,000 (US$190) after leaving her dog tied up on a roof in 35-degree temperatures, reports said Saturday (August 3). After police receive...

Dog-loving Taiwanese firefighter’s dream of becoming canine handler comes true

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--New Taipei City Fire Department’s search and rescue dog team member Lai Guan-jie (賴冠潔) said her specialty was made possible by combing her interest with work, Central News ...

Shiba Inu steals show during ceremony after scaling 7 peaks in central Taiwan with owner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A Shiba Inu dog nicknamed “A Chai” became the focus of attention at a certificate ceremony in Taichung City on Monday because it successfully scaled seven centra...

Taiwanese sculptor brings dogs 'to life' for Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yunlin County sculptor, Tang Wen-jen (唐偉仁), has captured the hearts of locals with his lifelike canine busts made from newspaper. Inspired by his passion for raising do...