Sunday's Olympic Speedskating Results

At Pyeongchang, South Korea Women's 500 1. Nao Kodaira, Japan, 36.94. ...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

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Traffic clogs roads as people head home after holiday

Taipei, Feb. 18 (CNA) While there are still two days to go for the Lunar New Year holiday, many people decided to return early from their family reunions, which caused traffic jams Sunday afternoon, a...

Here's how Chinese welcomed the Year of the Dog around the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Lunar New Year, also called the Spring Festival (春節) in Chinese, is the time when the world witnesses the largest migration on Earth when millions of Chinese travel around...

Thailand's former prime ministers Yingluck Shinawatra and brother Thaksin leave Hong Kong for Singapore

SINGAPORE(Taiwan News)- According to Central News Agency, former Thailand political leaders Thaksin Shinawatra and Yingluck Shinawatra, are currently in Hong Kong and will be heading towards Singapore...

Weighting cut by MSCI could drain NT$1.1 billion out of Taiwan

Taipei, Feb. 18 (CNA) A move by MSCI Inc., a global index provider, to cut Taiwan's weighting in two of its major indexes, is expected to prompt foreign institutional investors to remit about NT$1...

Photo of the Day: It’s his year and he knows it

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The official Lunar New Year holiday may only last one day in Thailand, but that doesn’t mean it goes by unseen in the Southeast Asian country with its large ethnic C...

Marlins still hoping for return on Chen investment

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Marlins' offseason fire sale didn't include their most expensive pitcher, probably because there's little market for an injury-plagued $18 million left...

Ex-English teacher returns to Taipei with cultural exchange mission

By Joseph Yeh, CNA staff reporter The Chinese saying: "Hsiang Feng Chi Shih Yu Yuan," can be loosely translated as "each and every encounter is a matter of fate" and provides a lo...

New stamp designs to commemorate the Year of the Dog released in Taiwan and France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The official postal service of Taiwan, Chunghwa Post, has launched a series of three new stamps to celebrate the Lunar New Year. And in a first, they have collaborated wit...

Fire hits sacred monastery in Tibet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A fire damaged the sacred Jokhang Monastery in the Tibetan capital Lhasa Saturday, but as usual, official Chinese media were extremely reluctant in reporting the subject. ...

Foreign couple wins NT$2 million in Taiwan lottery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A foreign couple visiting Taiwan won NT$2 million (US$68,700) after buying a scratch lottery ticket, Taiwan Lottery Co., Ltd. said Sunday. The Lunar New Year holiday is...

Artificial intelligence could be Taiwan's niche in the world

Taipei, Feb. 18 (CNA) 2018 has been dubbed by many tech and business insiders the year of artificial intelligence (AI). As Taiwan seeks to innovate on multiple scientific, cultural and humanitarian fr...

German foreign minister slams China’s “One Belt, One Road”

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s “One Belt, One Road” initiative amounts to a struggle between democracy and dictatorship, so the West should come up with an alternative, German ...