New trademark for Taiwan Railways bento revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new trademark for a cash cow of Taiwan Railways – bento boxes – has been unveiled to boost the image of the passenger favorite. The octagonal logo feature...

India to bolster navy, counter Chinese Indian Ocean expansion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Delhi aims to bolster its naval capabilities and increase cooperation with other like-minded democracies to counter Beijing’s growing assertiveness. India is ...

Former Taiwan president rumored to be eyeing KMT chairmanship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to a senior member of the Kuomintang Party (KMT), former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) is eyeing the position of party chair — which he last held between 20...

Filipino diagnosed as Taiwan's latest imported coronavirus case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Sept. 25) announced one new case of Wuhan coronavirus from the Philippines. During a press conference on ...

Taiwan government launches pomelo-flavored craft beers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has rolled out three new beers made with pomelo, a citrus fruit now in season that locals love to eat while barbecuing during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Brewed by ...

Taiwan receipt lottery winning numbers for July, August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The winning numbers for the most recent round of the Taiwan receipt lottery were announced by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Friday (Sept. 25). The winning number for...

Taiwan considers 'safe bubble economy' with Palau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) revealed Thursday (Sept. 24) that Taiwan is considering setting up a "safe bubble economy" with Palau, which would entail ...

Taiwan signs agreement to join COVAX coronavirus vaccine alliance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese government has signed an agreement with the COVAX vaccine alliance in order to safeguard access to an affordable supply of Wuhan coronavirus vaccines, Health...

Taiwan test fires missiles as Chinese spy ship lurks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan on Thursday (Sept. 24) began two days of testing its missile systems, a Chinese spy ship continued to prowl the waters off the country's east coast. The N...

Two more diplomatic allies speak up for Taiwan in UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the General Debate of the 75th UN General Assembly entered its third day on Thursday (Sept. 25), two more diplomatic allies expressed support for Taiwan’s inclusi...

Fuji TV lists Taiwan representative as 'ambassador to Japan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a visit by Frank Hsieh (謝長廷), Taiwan's representative to Japan on Thursday (Sept. 24), Fuji TV welcomed him as the "ambassador to Japan," likely raisi...

Digital minister attributes Taiwan's thriving democracy to trust in its citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Digital Minister Audrey Tang (唐鳳) said Thursday (Sept. 24) that the Taiwanese government must remain proactive in resisting pressure from Beijing and that playin...

Chinese aircraft enters Taiwan's ADIZ for 7th time in 8 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese anti-submarine aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Thursday (Sept. 24), marking the seventh time the People’s Liberat...

Google Taiwan to host digital education courses for teachers

Google Taiwan announced Thursday (Sept. 24) that it will host a series of courses, both in person and online, over the next few months aimed at helping teachers learn how to use digital education serv...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Thursday, September 24, 2020 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for t...