Taiwan police arrest US 3D gun man accused of sex with minor

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Authorities in Taiwan have arrested the owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns who is wanted in the U.S. for paying an underage girl for s...

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Breaking News: Taiwan police arrests American 3D-printed gun maker Cody Wilson

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Police arrested American 3D-printed gun advocate Cody Wilson in Taipei City’s Wanhua District Friday evening, just a day after it became known he was wanted in Texas for p...

Sculpture from Taipei 101 cable takes place in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Disused steel elevator cable from Taipei 101 has been reborn as a contemporary sculpture by Taiwanese artist Kang Mu-hsiang (康木祥), and has taken place in Washington, D.C.,...

AIT cancels US 3D-printed gun maker Cody Wilson's passport to prevent him from fleeing Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The passport of American 3D-printed gun maker, Cody Wilson, has been canceled to prevent him from fleeing Taiwan, as he is wanted in Texas for allegedly sexually assaulting a 1...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - September 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Top news this week includes Tornado and waterspout hit Southeast Taiwan during Typhoon Mangkhut; Hair salon refuses to remove 'Nazi swastikas'; Director of Ta...

Taiwan registers lowest average summer temperature in 10 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s average temperature for July and August this year stood at 28.67 degrees Celsius, the lowest level for the same months over the past 10 years, reports said Friday...

Taichung to allocate NT$100 million for Int’l NGO Center based in Central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung City Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) said Friday the city government will allocate NT$100 million to renovate the historic Guang Fu Village in Wufeng District...

Taiwan's CWB sent test tsunami, earthquake alerts to 4G users on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of National Disaster Preparedness day on Friday (Sept. 21), the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) tested the country's Public Warning System (PWS) by sending t...

French police arrest Taiwanese woman convicted of fraud

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Police in France on Wednesday arrested a Taiwanese woman who had been on the run for half a year after being sentenced to four years in prison in a fraud case involving imitatio...

Nicaragua, Paraguay reaffirm Taiwan friendship and diplomatic ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The ambassadors to the U.S. of both Nicaragua and Paraguay recommitted to formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan and expressed hope for future strengthening of relations ...

Power, water cut to Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan, demolition set for next week 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After the New York Times drew worldwide attention to a Buddhist temple which has been converted into a Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan, the Changhua County Magi...

Tropical Storm Trami could pose threat to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A tropical depression expected to turn into Tropical Storm Trami (潭美) within 24 hours could pose a threat to Taiwan, experts said Friday. The depression was located near Guam...