Osaka’s Kansai International Airport to return to normal services Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Beginning Friday September 21, airline services and ground transportation links at Kansai International Airport near Osaka, Japan, will return to normal for the first time...

Hands-on event held in Taipei to help new immigrants land jobs

The National Immigration Agency's (NIA) Taipei Service Station and McDonald's Taiwan co-sponsored a work experience event in the city Wednesday, with the aim of helping new immigrants secure j...

Former sugar mill in southern Taiwan to be turned into film studio

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture has approved funds of NT$120 million to transform a former sugar mill in Tainan into a film studio, with the aim of providing better facilitie...

Confucius supports southern Taiwan’s history and culture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Legendary philosopher Confucius (孔子) has been recruited by the Tainan County Government (臺南市政府) to promote the region as a tourist destination and to encourage deeper unde...

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake rattles central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.3 earthquake rattled central Taiwan's Nantou County at 4:08 a.m. this morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).  The epicenter of t...

Taiwan President calls on public to confront fake news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called on the people of Taiwan to review news before accepting it as fact, and to not spread misinformation, during a speech on Sept. 1...

Dengue outbreak in Taiwan slowing down: CDC

The spread of dengue fever in Taiwan has started to show signs of slowing down, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Deputy Director-General Chuang Jen-hsiang said Sunday, but he warned that it could pic...

Body of woman swept away by waves found on Taiwan east coast beach

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The body of a 30-year-old woman who was swept away by a three-meter wave off the coast of Yilan Country Friday turned up on another beach Saturday, as the outer rim of Typhoon M...

Woman swept away on Taiwan east coast amid Typhoon Mangkhut sea warning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A woman was swept away by a three-meter wave off the coast of Yilan County Friday after sea warnings were issued as Super Typhoon Mangkhut (山竹) moved closer. While the storm ...

Taiwan President confers medal on TSMC founder Morris Chang 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) conferred the Order of Propitious Clouds on Morris Chang (張忠謀), founder of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), honoring his con...

Taiwan CWB issues sea warning for Super Typhoon Mangkhut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Super Typhoon Mangkhut rapidly closes in on the Philippines, Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a sea warning for the Category 7 tyhpoon at 11:30 a.m. thi...

Super Typhoon Mangkhut to bring heavy rain to eastern, southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecaster Liu Pei-teng (劉沛滕) says that though Super Typhoon Mangkhut will not strike Taiwan directly, because the radius of the category 7 ty...

Tainan launches cultural and art programs for Taiwan's new immigrants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The New Immigrants Culture and International Art Tour Exhibition was launched on Sept. 7, at the National Tainan Living Art Center. A representative of the Ministry of C...

NMTL in southwestern Taiwan launches AI museum guide system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The National Museum of Taiwan Literature in Taiwan’s southwestern city of Tainan has launched a software package for a smartphone-based tour guide app as part of a nationwi...

Taiwan bags 3 gold, 2 silver, 3 bronze medals at OMC Hairworld

Taiwan hairstylists clinched three gold, two silver and three bronze medals at the OMC Hairworld 2018 World Cup in Paris earlier this week, according to the Taipei Representative Office in France. ...