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Lai Ching-te stresses need for more education, reflection of Taiwan's 228 Incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President-elect Lai Ching-te (賴清德) emphasized the need for more education concerning the 228 Incident during his remarks at the memorial service for its 77th anniversary i...

Belize Embassy spotlights national symbols at Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Belize Embassy in Taiwan showcased the beauty of Belize with its lantern display on Saturday (Feb. 24) at the Taiwan Lantern Festival in Tainan. In a speech, Belize...

2 cold waves forecast for Taiwan this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Administration (CWA) forecasted two cold spells this week. The first cold spell is already affecting Taiwan on Monday (Feb. 26) and is predicted to...

Bird flu outbreak requires culling of 12,794 chickens in Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A chicken farm in Tainan’s Jiali District was infected with an H5N1 subtype of bird flu, requiring the culling of 12,794 chickens on Saturday (Feb. 24). Tainan Ci...

Taiwan's horticultural industry blooms with global partnerships

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) has facilitated the signing of cooperation agreements between the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) and key local in...

Cooler weather expected for north Taiwan on Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Administration (CWA) predicts cooler temperatures for the north for the Lantern Festival on Saturday (Feb. 24), while there will be large temperature d...

Taiwan's most powerful female ghost joins the 2024 Lantern Festival in Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At the 2024 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Tainan, a lantern display honoring one of Taiwan’s most famous ghosts, Chen Shouniang (陳守娘), has gained attention. The work...

Yanshui Beehive Fireworks Festival begins in Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan City Government held a press conference to announce the annual Yanshui Beehive Fireworks Festival will begin on Friday (Feb. 23). The event starts at Emperor Gua...

Controversial art at 2024 Taipei Lantern Festival sparks cultural debate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Works featuring local deities in the 2024 Taipei Lantern Festival have caused a stir for their ghoulish aesthetics. The controversy surrounded a piece titled “Ble...

Spicy shrimp chips pulled from shelves in Taiwan for prohibited additive

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Spicy shrimp chips, sold under the brand name Hsia Wei Hsien (蝦味先), produced by Yu Zong Foods (裕榮食品), were pulled from the shelves on Tuesday (Feb. 20) in Kaohsiung after ...

British National Gallery to display paintings for 1st time in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Gallery of Britain masterpieces are set to debut in Taiwan, showcasing works by artists such as Van Gogh and Raphael, according to Chimei Museum on Monday (Feb. 1...

Tainan man finds 'mummified mouse' inside dried tofu package

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan City and Taichung City health departments are jointly investigating the report of a "mummified mouse" found in a partially consumed package of dried tofu....

Happ. offers flexible workspaces across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The workplace is changing with more and more staff working remotely, giving rise to new business opportunities that were unimaginable a few years ago. Many remote worke...

Taiwan to spend NT$3.49 billion on parts for domestic fighter jets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Air Force is budgeting NT$3.49 billion (US$111.29 million) to buy spare parts for its aging Indigenous Defense Force (IDF) fighter jets, reports said Saturday (Feb. 17...

Tainan hosts historic dual international orchid expos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 23rd World Orchid Conference (WOC) and the 20th Taiwan International Orchid Show (TIOS) coincide, showcasing Taiwan's floral legacy and cultural vibrance. Taina...