New Taipei offers free water sports experiences for over 2,500 people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City's Sports Office has announced that it will offer free water sports experience camps in the summer, including surfing, stand up paddleboarding (SUP), ca...

New Taipei gradually re-opens public venues

New Taipei City will start to gradually re-open shuttered public venues from Monday after a 45-day shutdown to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus disease, Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) announced S...

Register now for New Taipei’s Wan Jin Shi Marathon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – One of the top international long-distance races in Taiwan, the Wan Jin Shi Marathon (萬金石馬拉松), will open for registrations on Wednesday (Sept. 18), according to New Taipei...

Officials dismiss Indonesian principal behind jihad parade

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Education officials in Indonesia have dismissed a kindergarten principal after a video of veiled children carrying replica weapons in a street parade sparked an outcry in the...