Tsai video promoting Taiwan draws cheers from Mets crowd

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A video featuring Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen and Taiwan Youtuber Tsai Aga (蔡阿嘎) received enthusiastic cheers from the crowd at a New York Mets game on Saturday (Sept. 7). ...

NBA players give lesson on shooting, dribbling in Taipei

NBA basketball players Danny Green and Terry Rozier took hundreds of Taiwanese basketball fans back to school by showing them how to shoot and dribble at a fan meet and greet session outside the iconi...

China ties shape cautious reaction to Hong Kong protests

For Canada and the European Union, they are a "situation." For President Donald Trump, a potential stumbling block in ongoing trade disputes. And for South Korea, an issue to be monitored. ...

Events held across Taiwan to show solidarity with Hong Kong

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Hong Kong Outlanders, a group comprised of Hong Kongers in Taiwan, organized events across Taiwan Saturday to support the anti-extradition bill protests in the financial capital. Th...

Upcoming events in Taipei: August 16-30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Apart from the many exhibitions, festivals, and performances introduced last week (most are still ongoing), there is also an array of one-day events coming up in the secon...

5 Taiwan cities to hold events on Saturday to support Hong Kong protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Events will be held in five cities across Taiwan on Saturday (Aug. 17) to support the anti-extradition bill protests in Hong Kong. Total Recall, Taiwan Citizen Stemcell, the...

Video shows 2nd-largest movement of Taipei 101 damper in history during 6.0 quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a testament to the power of today's (Aug. 8) magnitude 6.0 earthquake, Taipei 101's damper recorded its second-largest movement in its history due to an earthquake, ...

Photo of the Day: Innovative design for Taipei 101 poster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American graphic artist has created this retro design for a poster to advertise Taiwan's iconic Taipei 101 tower. The poster's creator, Chris Massaad, works as a ...

California State Assembly speaker, delegation visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon and a delegation arrived in Taiwan Monday for a six-day visit in which he is scheduled to meet President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and other h...

Han tackles Kaohsiung's dengue outbreak by climbing tree

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In a bizarre attempt to show that he is doing something to tackle the dangerous dengue fever outbreak in Kaohsiung, the city's itinerant mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) suddenly sca...

Worker falls off Taipei 101 to his death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taipei 101 worker plummeted to his death early this morning (July 23), and his colleague was trapped until firefighters were able to rescue him. According to the Taipei Fi...

Taiwan News interviews outgoing Israeli envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Israeli envoy to Taiwan, Asher Yarden, has been serving as the chief of the Israel Economic and Cultural Office (ISECO) in Taipei since summer of 2015. After four years of ...

Taipei 101 pays tribute to deceased policeman, bookstore founder

Taipei, July 6 (CNA) The Taipei 101 skyscraper displayed a light message on its façade Friday evening to pay tribute to deceased children's bookstore founder Chen Chun-lang (陳俊朗) and Lee Ch...

Amazing time-lapse video shows awesome beauty of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A year after releasing an amazing time-lapse video of several gorgeous places in Taiwan, a Danish photographer on Thursday (July 4) uploaded a sequel video as his "gift to...

World Dream sets sail from Kaohsiung, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – World Dream, a luxury cruise ship operated by Genting Cruise Lines, set sail from the Port of Kaohsiung Monday (July 1) on the first of three voyages that are expected to ...