Deer carcass spotted at scene of W. Taiwan wildfire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a wildfire struck Taichung City on Sunday, local residents on Monday (Nov. 11) discovered the carcass of a deer, suspecting it had fallen victim to the blaze. At ...

Taiwanese, Vietnamese suffer smoke inhalation injuries from fire in Taichung dorm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a fire broke out at a migrant worker dormitory in Taichung City early on Sunday morning (Nov. 10), 14 Taiwanese and Vietnamese required medical treatment due to smok...

Video shows wildfire threaten freeway in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A wildfire that broke out on the outskirts of western Taiwan's Taichung City spread precariously close to a freeway on Sunday (Nov. 10), sparking fears among motorists...

Man arrested for murder of mother and twin babies in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man was arrested on Friday morning (Nov. 8) in Taichung, Taiwan, on suspicion of allegedly murdering his girlfriend and her twin babies earlier this week. On Thursday...

‘The Little Prince’ flower fest set to bloom in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taichung International Flower Carpet Festival 2019 in Taichung's Xinshe District will take place from Saturday (Nov. 9) to Dec. 2 and will put a spotlight on the r...

Taiwan's Taipower takes steps to cut coal consumption at Taichung plant

State-run Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) said Monday that it has taken steps to cut coal consumption at its Taichung power plant as part of efforts to help reduce pollution in the central Taiwanese city....

Bill gives Taiwan's firefighters legal right to scrub dangerous missions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan today passed amendments to the Fire Services Act (消防法), including a provision that states that if there is no danger to human life at the scene of a d...

Taiwan Taichung power plant slapped with NT$60 million fine for pollution

The Taichung City government on Monday imposed a total fine of NT$60 million (US$1.96 million) on a state-run electricity plant for discharging toxic waste water into a river estuary. The coal-fire...

Taichung Farmers Assoc. chief dies after car crash in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Director of the Taichung City Fruit and Vegetable Market (台中市果菜公司) and Chair of the Taichung Regional Farmers Association, Lai Hsi-Song (賴溪松) died due to injuries sust...

Central Taiwan city partners with Japan's Nagoya to boost tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung and the Japanese city of Nagoya have agreed to promote tourism through expanding bilateral collaboration. Deputy Taichung Mayor Bruce Linghu (令狐榮達) signed a to...

Top 10 Halloween parties in Taiwan for 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As All Hallows' Eve creeps up, Taiwan News has created a list of the top 10 Halloween parties at restaurants, bars, and amusement parks across Taiwan for goblins and g...

German TCM practitioner and stinky tofu lover becomes naturalized Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A German academic and medical professional has become a naturalized Taiwanese citizen after practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in Taiwan for 12 years. Silver...

‘Buy one and get one free’ at Pastry Festival in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Taichung Pastry Festival, which assembles quality pastry and gift vendors from Taichung City and black tea vendors from the Sun Moon Lake area, will take place at...

Taiwan hosts Asia-Pacific Conference with youth employment as focus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taichung City Government on Thursday (Oct. 17) held the "2019 Asia-Pacific Conference on Policies for Employment", which was focused around creating better w...

Taiwan Taichung’s first case of dengue this year confirmed

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Sunday confirmed the first case of dengue fever in Taichung City this year, warning of an outbreak of the disease in the area if mosquito breeding grounds are ...