Driver dies after rocks hit truck on Central Taiwan mountain road

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 25-year-old truck driver died after falling rocks hit his vehicle on a road in Central Taiwan Saturday (July 20). The man, surnamed Lee (李), had gone to work in the T...

Four more companies will invest in Taiwan amid US-China trade war

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Another four Taiwanese companies have pledged to boost their investment in Taiwan amid the trade friction between the United States and China, raising total pledges to more than NT$450...

Heavy rain alert issued in 10 counties, cities as Danas' 'twin' approaches Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Although Tropical Storm Danas has danced away from Taiwan, it's "twin," a low-pressure zone that sheared off from it earlier in the week, is headed toward souther...

Taiwan prepares expanded blacklist of Chinese telecom products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday (July 18), Executive Yuan Spokeswoman Kolas Yotaka announced that Taiwan’s government will be introducing a blacklist of Chinese telecom products at the ...

Taiwan city of Taichung to scrap Chinese-made surveillance cameras

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taichung City Government said Thursday (July 18) it would replace surveillance cameras in underground passageways within a week after members of the public pointed out...

Heavy rain alert issued in 15 counties, cities as Tropical Storm Danas dances around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical Storm Danas has shifted east and no longer poses a direct threat to Taiwan, but a heavy rain alert has been issued for 15 counties and cities as its periphery lashes t...

‘Jiahou Line Bikeway’ in central Taiwan inaugurated on Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 35.2 km “Jiahou Line Bikeway” (甲后線自行車道) system in Taichung City was inaugurated on Monday, Central News Agency (CNA) reported. The Jiahou Line Bikeway c...

Heat alert issued for 16 counties, cities in Taiwan as mercury soars to 36.9 degrees Celsius

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued heat hazard alerts for 16 counties and cities in Taiwan as the mercury has soared over 36.9 degrees Celsius in Taipei and Kaohsiung....

Indian media report praises Taichung as 'artsy capital of Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The English-language Indian news site, the Economic Times published an impressive report on the Taiwanese city of Taichung, praising the city as the center of an “ar...

Taiwan's Taichung panned for being ‘hotbed’ of pro-China websites

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taichung has been accused by a ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) city councilor as being a “hotbed” for the distribution of fake news in a smear campai...

Taiwan’s Taichung touts digital governance at Asia Pacific Cities Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taichung City government shared its experience in digital governance with participants at the 2019 Asia Pacific Cities Summit & Mayors’ Forum taking place be...

Taiwan's Performing Arts Alliance forums aimed at sparking public interest in arts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Many people may find performing arts hard to understand. For those people, the Performing Arts Alliance (PAA) is launching performing arts cultural forums at four cities in...

Taiwan EVA Air flight cancellations July 10-21 due to strike

According to information released by EVA Air, the number of flights canceled due to the flight attendant strike is estimated to reach 2,393 by July 21, a new record for Taiwan's air transportation...

Taiwan's Mandarin Airlines to fly nonstop from Taichung to Tottori

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Mandarin Airlines announced on Tuesday (July 9) it will launch a new route in September between Taichung and Tottori (鳥取), Japan. From September 4, there will be two round-t...

First Taiwan Listening Day to put human-environment relationship in spotlight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first “Taiwan Listening Day,” a civic event that seeks to raise awareness on environmental issues, will be observed at Taiwan Contemporary Cultural Lab (C-...