MOE punishes University of Kang Ning after Sri Lankan students found working in slaughterhouses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke last week that 40 of its Sri Lankan students were sent to work in slaughterhouses in Taipei and Tainan, the Ministry of Education has issued five punitive ...

BBC Travel Show visits historic Taiwanese city of Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The historic city of Tainan has become the first stop on a Taiwanese journey by the popular BBC TV program The Travel Show, with the broadcast scheduled for November 21. ...

International musicians to feature in 3-day music event in Taiwan's oldest city 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Currently filled with crowds for the five-day "Pokémon GO Safari Zone" event, Taiwan's southern city of Tainan is preparing to host the second an...

12 stations flash red pollution alerts in central, southern Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Due to poor diffusion conditions and an accumulation of pollutants, the air quality in central and southern Taiwan is still poor with harmful levels of pollution reported in 30...

Mountain-Sea Bike Trail in eastern Taiwan mixes exceptional beauty with contemporary art

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Mountain-Sea Bike Trail which circumnavigates Taitung City offers superb views of the mountains and ocean, as well as a tour of some of the region’s most innovat...

Palau President arrives in Taiwan for state visit

Taipei, Nov. 10 (CNA) President Tommy Remengesau, Jr. of Palau, one of Taiwan's six diplomatic allies in the Pacific, arrived in Taiwan Saturday for a state visit, according to the Ministry of For...

4.3-magnitude earthquake rocks Taiwan's Chiayi

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A 4.3-magnitude earthquake jolted Chiayi County in southern Taiwan at 9:51 a.m. Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau. The epicenter of the quake was located 13.5 kilome...

Irate taxi driver tries to 'blind' 5 speed cameras with Post-it notes in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A taxi driver is being charged with Interference with Public Functions (妨害公務罪), after he was caught on surveillance camera video placing Post-it notes on th...

Taiwan bartender named world champion in global Glenfiddich cocktail competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Bartender Johnny Tsai (蔡懷之) of Tainan’s TCRC and chef Yu Lee (李豫) of NINAO Gelato have been crowned World’s Most Experimental Bartenders in...

Red air pollution warning still in place for central, southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- While northeasterly winds have brought some respite from the frightening levels of air pollution seen in northern Taiwan over the past few days, a red warning is still in ...

Taiwanese designers showcase talent, artistry at Taipei IN Style 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Taipei IN Style fashion show and trade fair taking place this weekend at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park boasts dozens of impressive designer labels showcasin...

BBC Travel Show introduces Taiwan, but fails to mention food

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – When the popular BBC TV program The Travel Show introduced Taiwan to its viewers, it failed to mention the island’s food, the Liberty Times noted Thursday. The sh...

Western Taiwan struck by 'unhealthy' air for second day in a row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Unsightly and "unhealthy" air quality continues to hover over western Taiwan for the second straight day, with 58 weather stations reporting harmful levels of air pol...

Air pollution reaches frightening levels in central and southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Frightening levels of air pollution have been captured on camera by residents of Tainan City (台南) in southern Taiwan today. Smoggy skies loom over much of Taiwan’...

2018 Tainan Pro Golf Ladies Open attracts 99 international players

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan Ladies Professional Golf Association (TLPGA) chairwoman Cheng Mei-Chi (鄭美琦) said on Tuesday that the 2018 Tainan Professional Golf Ladies Open, which will take p...