Taiwan fact-checking center to be established to combat fake news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To combat fake news, Taiwan Media Watch and the Association for Quality Journalism are collaborating to set up a fact-checking center. The two local non-profit org...

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Philippines to amend Constitution to include South China Sea islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Planned amendments to the Constitution of the Philippines will describe the reach of national sovereignty as including the South China Sea and other historical areas of th...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - April 20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Top news this week included video of French failing at "Asian Squat" goes viral in Taiwan, two Taiwanese noodle brands make top 10 list by Ramen Rater, Canadian man a...

Singapore SBS Transit deepens ties with Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Singapore rail operator, SBS Transit, has deepened the strong ties it already holds with the Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) and Metro Consulting Service Ltd (MCS)...

Taiwan police crack case of abandoned pile of mannequins  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Hsinchu Police Bureau announced Friday that the person responsible for dumping over a dozen mannequin parts along Dong An-li Road in Hsinchu County is i...

Taiwan police arrests Vietnamese-American man at airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Vietnamese-American man arrested inside an off-limits area at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport refused to answer questions from police, reports said Friday. The m...

Police station becomes day care center for fourth grader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An elementary school fourth grade student, surnamed Kung, used to wander around town after school until she found the perfect place to do her...

Taiwanese students vote to evict statue of late dictator Chiang Kai-shek

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Among strong domestic anti-Chiang sentiment, a prominent national university decided Friday to remove a statue of late President Chiang Kai-shek from its prominen...

Taiwan urges quick arrest in assault of national in Malaysia

Taipei (CNA) - Taiwan has demanded the quick conclusion of an investigation by Malaysian police into the attempted robbery of a Taiwanese woman in Kuala Lumpur Wednesday that resulted in her bein...

Female Taiwanese police officer works with FBI to successfully recover US$250,000 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to a report by Kaohsiung Police's Sanmin Precinct, a female Taiwanese police officer worked with the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) thro...

Vietnam Int'l Fashion Week kicks off including brands from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Vietnam's International Fashion Week started Thursday, April 19, and will continue through April 22, featuring designers from around the world including Taiwan, Singapore, ...

Jackie Chan rumored to have bought late Taiwan tycoon’s private plane

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hong Kong superstar Jackie Chan (成龍) bought the private plane of late Evergreen Group (長榮集團) founder Chang Yung-fa (張榮發), according to an unconfirmed report by the Chinese...

Philippines Stock Exchange plummets to year low 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSEi) dropped110.89 points April 19, falling about 1.24 percent. Yesterday marked the lowest close of the PSEi in a single day since arou...