Vietnamese labor board demands investigation into warehouse fire, deaths in Taoyuan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the Feb. 6 fire at a Kerry Logistics warehouse in Taouyuan, Taiwan, which claimed the lives of three workers from Vietnam, the Vietnamese Worker Management Board...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan sign spotted in Flushing LNR parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A colorful sign which read "Taiwan" was spotted in the annual Flushing Chinatown Lunar New Year parade in the New York City borough of Queens on Saturday (Feb. 9). ...

Taiwan Representative office in Germany shares 'year of the Pig' spirit with local politicians

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Representative Office in Munich, Germany treated some local politicians to some special Taiwanese-style foods over the Lunar New Year Holidays. A meal of bra...

Taiwan artists’ designs enliven Lunar New Year festival in Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan artists are enlivening the 2019 LunarFest in Toronto and Vancouver with their designs to welcome in the Year of the Pig, the Ministry of Culture said Jan. 31. Sponso...

Malaysian fugitive caught entering Philippines with stolen Taiwanese passport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Bureau of Immigration in the Philippines recently announced that a Malaysian fugitive was caught attempting to enter the Philippines using a stolen Taiwanese passport ...

Global mayor's group voices support for Taiwan's international participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The World Conference of Mayors, Inc. (WCM) passed a resolution Wednesday supporting Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Organization (WHO) and other internati...

Foreign Ministry reverses decision on Taiwan envoy to South Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two weeks after the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced the appointment of a new deputy representative for Taiwan’s Economic and Cultural Offices in South Korea, t...

'Taiwan definitely not part of China,' TECO envoy to Manila responds to 'unhinged' columnist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Jan. 12, Taiwan’s representative to the Philippines, Michael Peiyung Hsu (徐佩勇), had to set the record straight and defend Taiwan’s sovereignty in the pages ...

Taiwan representative office receives suspicious package in Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s representative office in Melbourne, Australia, received a suspicious package on Jan. 9, alongside 37 other packages sent to consulates and embassies across ...

Taiwan to donate US$200,000 to Philippines for its recovery from Usman storm

TAIPEI (Taiwan) — The central Philippines was hit by a tropical depression named Usman at the end of last year, killing more than 100 people and forcing hundreds and thousands of local residents...

Taiwan to offer assistance to 'Usman' victims in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the wake of unexpected and deadly storms that struck the central Philippines in the last days of 2018, the Taiwan government has offered assistance to the victims of th...

Foreign investors overbought NT$4.01 billion Nov. 12~Nov. 16,

TWSE announced today that the securities net overbought position by foreign investors was NT$4.01 billion during the week of Nov. 12~Nov. 16, 2018. This represented the difference between NT$160.02 bi...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau hosts two day travel fair in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In Manila, the Taiwan Tourism Bureau is hosting a two day travel promo fair on Nov. 10-11 to promote tourism to Taiwan, and specifically to the country’s hot springs...

Taiwan donates US$250k for Philippines typhoon relief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan government donated US$250,000 (NT$7.75 million) to the Government of the Philippines to aid relief efforts in the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut, which struck th...

China instructs foreign governments to ‘refrain’ from Taiwan National Day event in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In an move that has caused offense, the Chinese government instructed foreign consulates in Hong Kong to ‘refrain’ attending an event celebrating Taiwan’...