Films, exhibits, tours to put spotlight on homeless in Taipei this October

Taipei (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's wealth gap has been widening over the past decade. As more glittering high-end shopping malls have been erected in eastern Taipei to woo the super rich, some p...

Taiwan's first-ever coworking space for fintech startups kicks off in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's first-ever co-working space funded by the government for young financial technology companies started operation on Tuesday, Sept. 18, with 37 companies fr...

Taiwan team runs Berlin Marathon in fancy costumes promoting brands of excellence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The 2018 Berlin Marathon saw a new record set by Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge, while a group of Taiwanese runners dazzled on the track with eye-catching elements that promo...

Taiwanese solar cell maker Motech ends contract with over 300 migrant workers prematurely 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese solar PV cell manufacturer Motech announced Monday, Sept. 17, it will terminate employment contracts with more than 300 migrant workers prematurely...

Taiwan foreign minister writes to international media urging UN to accept Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Articles by Taiwan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) were recently published on Austria's oldest newspaper Wiener Zeitung and Tokyo-...

TAIFEX: Food bank serves the underprivileged in more ways than one

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) and several financial institutions jointly announced Friday that the Food Bank program will continue this year for underprivileged families acro...

Taiwan's public libraries offer the homeless more than just books

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) -- Photographer Fritz Hoffmann used his lens to record how some homeless people in California benefit from public libraries; in Taiwan, some public libraries are hoping the home...

KMT party assets feud: CIPAS to freeze assets of Taiwan's Central Motion Picture Co.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese film company is set to be designated as a subordinate organization of the Kuomintang, with the Ill-gotten Party Assets Settlement Committee (CIPAS) set to freeze th...

More Taiwanese in North America fall victim to telecom fraud: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - More and more Taiwanese students in North America and Taiwanese Americans fell prey to telecom scams in North America, with up to US$180,000 of loss being reported in one case.&...

StarLux Airlines flight operations center starts construction in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following a deal from European plane manufacturer Airbus, the newly established Taiwanese carrier StarLux has started construction of its global flight operations center in Taoy...

Taiwanese scientists find secret of Pu'er tea to block fat and help stop weight gain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese scientists from National Chung Hsing University (NCHU) released their finding Wednesday that Pu'er tea can help stop gaining weight. Pu'...

Explore eastern Taiwan by bike in fall

TAITUNG (Taiwan News) - Don't know where to start your cycling tour in eastern Taiwan's Taitung to explore its beautiful coastline this fall? Check out the online maps designed&...

Taiwanese students in Norway raise funds for name change from China to Taiwan on residence permit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A group of Taiwanese students in Norway is setting up a fundraising page to push the Norwegian government to correct the nationality of Taiwanese people on reside...

Indonesian caregiver abusing elderly Taiwanese man caught on camera

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - CCTV footage of an Indonesian domestic caregiver abusing an old disabled man has sparked discussions on the issue of long-term health care in Taiwan.  The caregiver has ...

Half of Taiwanese companies report investment loss in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Approximately 50 percent of 1,275 Taiwanese companies which are listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) and the Taipei Exchange (TPEX) reported losses from investing in ...