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6 injured after taxi smashes SUV onto New Taipei sidewalk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Six people suffered injuries after a taxi collided with an SUV and caused it to careen onto a sidewalk in New Taipei City on Sunday (July 3). At 10 p.m., a taxi driven ...

Grandfather, grandson killed in New Taipei apartment fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fire that broke out in an apartment building in New Taipei City early on Wednesday morning (June 29) killed a grandfather and his grandson, while the child's mother ...

Blunders continue at Taiwan's CTS News, premier labeled as president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following erroneous news crawl messages about a Chinese invasion and natural disasters, Chinese Television System (CTS) news channels mislabeled Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞...

Fist-sized hail, volcanic eruption: Taiwan's CTS broadcasts more false news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After netizens revealed that Chinese Television System (CTS) news channels had broadcast more erroneous messages on Wednesday (April 20), Taiwan Broadcasting System (TBS) ...

Taiwanese news station mistakenly broadcasts 'breaking news' of Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Messages broadcasted by the Chinese Television System (CTS) news channel about war erupting between Taiwan and China alarmed the public on Wednesday morning (April 20) and...

NT$1 million reward for former Pegatron VP missing in New Taipei wilderness

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former vice president of Pegatron (和碩聯合科技) has been missing for two days after he went hiking alone in a mountainous area of New Taipei, and his daughter is offering a r...

Man goes missing while snorkeling near New Taipei's Bitou Cape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man is still missing after he disappeared while snorkeling with a friend on Monday (March 21) near Bitou Fishing Port in New Taipei City's Ruifang District. Accor...

Fisherman drowns after falling into sea at New Taipei’s Longdong Cape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 40-year-old fisherman drowned after falling into the sea at Longdong Cape in New Taipei City on Monday (March 21). A rescue team failed to resuscitate him after retri...

Beta, New Taipei's 'ace' rescue dog, finds new home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beta, the "ace" search-and-rescue dog from New Taipei, has found a new home after a long, outstanding career that included missions following some of Taiwan&rsqu...

Fire breaks out at Grand Hyatt Taipei, no casualties reported

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fire broke out at Grand Hyatt Taipei on Monday afternoon (Jan. 17), and the fire was put out about 15 minutes later, with no casualties reported. CNA reported that th...

Child breaks 3 fingers on New Taipei carousel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a five-year-old boy broke three fingers on a carousel ride at a mall in New Taipei’s Banqiao District, authorities ordered it to cease operation while it inves...

Man falls to his death while climbing Taipei’s 95 Peak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 40-year-old man died after he fell while climbing a steep route near 95 Peak at the border of Taipei’s Xinyi and Nangang districts on Sunday (Nov. 15). Taipei C...

Popular Taipei Mongolian barbecue restaurant destroyed by fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A venerated Mongolian barbecue restaurant was devastated by a fire on Sunday (Oct. 24) with 17 people evacuated and no injuries reported. On Sunday evening, a fire brok...

Body of missing teen found after flash flood in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Search and rescue personnel on Wednesday morning (Oct. 20) found the body of a young female on the lower reaches of Jialing Pond, following a deadly flash flood in New Tai...

Fires break out in New Taipei City, Miaoli County

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— A fire broke out in an office building in New Taipei City’s Xizhi District, while another fire struck a commercial building in Miaoli County on Saturday morning (Oct....