Rare November typhoon could strike Taiwan next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical storm that formed on Thursday (Oct. 29) has the potential of strengthening into a typhoon that could affect Taiwan next week. Typhoon Goni, the 19th tropical...

Bernie Sanders lauds Taiwan for going 'coronavirus-free for 200 days'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Thursday evening (Oct. 29) lauded Taiwan's milestone of 200 days without a local Wuhan coronavirus case, attributing it to the country...

Two same-sex couples in military marry in first for Taiwan

TAOYUAN, Taiwan (AP) — Two lesbian couples tied the knot in a mass wedding held by Taiwan's military on Friday in a historic celebration with their peers. Taiwan is the only place in...

Excessive levels of bacteria found in food sold by Taiwan retailers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Excessive levels of E. Coli bacteria and other types of bacteria have been detected in 12 microwave food products sold by well-known Taiwanese retailers, including 7-Eleve...

US, Chinese militaries hold crisis communication talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. and Chinese military leaders held talks on crisis communication this week amid increasingly heightened tensions between the two countries over the disputed South Chin...

Taiwan's Air Force grounds F-5s pending crash probe

Taiwan's Air Force on Thursday (Oct. 29) temporarily suspended the operation of all its F-5 fighter jets following an incident off Taiwan's east coast earlier the same day that resulted in the...

Malaysian student strangled to death in southern Taiwan, man confesses to crime

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a Malaysian woman went missing on Wednesday (Oct. 28), police on Thursday (Oct. 29) apprehended a suspect, who confessed to killing her by strangulation and disposin...

US support for Taiwan would remain strong under Biden: Expert

The United States will continue its policies supporting Taiwan and strategic competition with China in the event that Democratic challenger Joe Biden defeats President Donald Trump in the country'...

Chinese electronic warfare plane flies into Taiwan ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese military plane flew into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Thursday (Oct. 29), marking the 28th time People’s Liberation Army Air Fo...

Pompeo wraps up anti-China tour of Asia in Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — U,S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is wrapping up an anti-China tour of Asia in Vietnam as the fierce American presidential election race enters its final stretch. ...

Biden stays quiet on Bobulinski business deal claims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his campaign have stayed quiet on the claim by a business associate of his son Hunter Biden that he met with the forme...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Thursday, October 29, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Thursday's Weather Condition;Thursday's High Temp (F);Thursday's Low Temp (F);Fr...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Thursday, October 29, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Thursday's Weather Condition;Thursday's High Temp (C);Thursday's Low Temp (C);Fr...

Zero tolerance for discrimination against bus passengers with disabilities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Taichung City bus drivers who snubbed a school student with disabilities will be held accountable for their discrimination, according to a CNA report. Democratic ...

Chinese imperialism and Taiwan: An Austrian perspective

As someone who has both Austrian and Taiwanese heritage, there are similarities I have noticed between Adolf Hitler's attempts to unify Austria with Germany and Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Chair...