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Taiwan, US universities sign MOU at Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation sideline forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) sideline forum held on Thursday (May 18) in Detroit, Michigan, National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) signed a memorandum...

Taiwanese question WHO Director General on inclusion in health organization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During the World Health Organization’s (WHO) customary “Walk the Talk” ahead of the World Health Assembly (WHA) on Sunday (May 21), Director-General Tedr...

Taiwan elementary school students poison classmate with devil's ivy juice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of elementary school students have been accused of poisoning a classmate’s water in an incident confirmed by the Taichung Education Bureau. The incident w...

Taiwanese march, protest in Geneva ahead of WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Supporters of Taiwan’s inclusion in the World Health Assembly (WHA) organized a march and a protest against China in Geneva on Saturday (May 20), a day before the ev...

New Taipei man makes hole in wall to steal from jeweler

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man is wanted after stealing from a jewelry store by renting the property next door and making a hole in the wall. UDN reported that the man, suspected to be a 49-yea...

Activists protest New Taipei City's 'runaway mayor' following KMT candidate announcement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of a non-government organization were taken to a police station after writing the message, “Runaway Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜)” in front of New Taipei City ...

New Taipei City mayor more popular than Foxconn founder as presidential candidate: Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF) published a new survey showing neither of the Kuomintang’s (KMT) candidates, New Taipei City mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) nor...

Taiwan's Taroko National Park receives bomb threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taroko National Park Headquarters on Monday (May 15) received an anonymous bomb threat, though nothing suspicious was found. Liberty Times reported that the park&rs...

Taiwan Twitter user penalized for false knife attack claim

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Twitter user who falsely claimed to be a victim of a knife attack in Taipei is facing penalties after the Taipei police failed to find a relevant report. UDN reported...

Taiwanese highschooler hires private detective to 'intercept report card'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese high school student reportedly paid a private detective four figures to intercept a report card with poor grades that was mailed to her home. Lida Detective...

Taiwanese buys anti-CCP book, gets scam call from Chinese propagandist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman who purchased the book, “If China Attacks,” from Eslite Bookstore in February reported receiving a scam call on Saturday (May 13) promoting Chinese pro...

Taiwanese, Indonesian fishers rescued after boat catches fire, sinks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Six fishers were rescued from the sea after a fishing boat caught fire and eventually sank on Thursday (May 11). According to the National Airborne Service Corps (NASC)...

Taiwan's Starlux faces trouble for allowing influencer into cockpit on inaugural flight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new controversy with Starlux Airlines has surfaced while the company continues to reel from the public relations disaster stemming from delayed flights and alleged passe...

UMC founder to Foxconn founder Terry Gou: Taiwan’s biggest problem is China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an “open letter” to Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘), United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) founder Robert Tsao (曹興誠) wrote that if Taiwan gives up its s...

Taiwan's National Palace Museum threatened with 'random killings'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A day after it received bomb threats, the National Palace Museum on Monday (May 8) received another message from an anonymous sender threatening to randomly kill people an...