Chocolate Whopper shatters sales record at southern Taiwan Burger King

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new Burger King branch in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan has drawn both nationwide and international attention for selling a Chocolate Whopper, shattering a 30-ye...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake rocks southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattled southeastern Taiwan at 9:37 a.m. this morning (Sept. 17), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor...

Earthquake alert to be sent to Taiwan cellphone users on Sept. 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cellphone users in Taiwan are asked not to panic on Sept. 21, when they receive an emergency SMS to mark the 21st anniversary of the 1999 Earthquake, the second-deadliest ...

Two students commit suicide in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A university student and an 18-year-old preparing to retake her college entrance exams were found dead in Tainan on Saturday (Sept. 12) after having apparently taken their...

ECCT signs MOUs with NCKU, SIA to push low-carbon innovation in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Europe's top office promoting business in Taiwan signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Shalun Innovation Alliance (SIA) to promote sustainable green ...

Manufacturer Xxentria to relocate facility to New Mexico

SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) — A Taiwanese manufacturer of metal composite materials announced Thursday it is relocating a distribution facility to a booming New Mexico border town. New M...

Tainan lists 5 ideal spots for watching Taiwan’s National Day fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tainan City Government has come up with a list of its five most recommended spots for watching the 2020 National Day fireworks spectacle, which will take place in the ...

Taiwan to feel impact of China's pollution this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Air pollution drifting down from China is expected to result in unhealthy air quality for western Taiwan well into Friday (Sept. 11), according to WeatherRisk Explore Inc....

Council of Agriculture to label locally produced pork

Council of Agriculture Minister Chen Chi-chung (陳吉仲) said on Saturday that the government is planning to launch labeling for pork that is domestically produced and a system that will offer consumers i...

Top 10 favorite scenic tourist spots in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The results of a survey of foreign visitors recently released by the Tourism Bureau of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) has revealed the 10 most-vi...

Taiwan opens its livestock industry to migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture (COA) has agreed to open the country’s livestock industry to migrant workers in order to solve the industry’s labor short...

Cruises around Taiwan to set sail Oct. 22

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong-based Genting Cruise Lines announced on Thursday (Sept. 3) that it will begin a cruise line around Taiwan that passes through four ports of call beginning Oct. 2...

Google confirms plans to build 3rd data center in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tech giant Google confirmed Thursday (Sept. 3) plans to establish a data center in Yunlin County, the third such facility in the country as part of its “smart Taiwan...

4.6 magnitude earthquake jolts southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.6 earthquake rocked southeastern Taiwan at 4:44 p.m. this afternoon (Sept. 2), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor...

10 win 2020 Taiwan Literature Award's Creative Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 10 authors won the 2020 Taiwan Literature Award's Creative Awards for literary works in Mandarin, Taiwanese, and Hakka at a ceremony at the National Museum ...