ASEAN Basketball League to tip off with two teams from Taiwan

The ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) will tip off this season with the participation of two teams from Taiwan, one of them being the Fubon Braves that won the national Super Basketball League (SBL) earli...

Let the good times roll at Taiwan Beer Music Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first "Taiwan Beer Music Festival” (台啤音樂節) will take place at Hsinchu Fishman’s Wharf, Hsinchu Fishing Port, on Sept. 7, the Industrial Development &a...

Taiwan Plus to return to Tokyo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The General Association of Chinese Culture (GACC, 中華文化總會) will hold Taiwan Plus 2019 Taiwan Shin Kankaku in Tokyo, Japan, this September to promote Taiwan's culture. ...

Taiwan Beer to launch 100th anniversary party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Beer will launch a series of public events in celebration of its 100th anniversary on July 27 and 28, which comes as welcome news for those keen on having a cold be...

Photo of the Day: Koxinga beer spotted in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- British writer Grace Jackson took this photo of a can of Taiwan-brewed beer commemorating 17th century leader of Taiwan Koxinga (Cheng Cheng-kung, 鄭成功) in southern Taiwan's...

Taiwan’s Top 8 Craft Beers

Taiwan does not really have much of a traditional drinking culture. Most socializing is done over food, and when alcoholic drinks are taken, favored tipples tend to be Kaoliang (高粱酒), whisky, or the s...

Taiwan Beer truck topples over, spills 20 crates of beer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police arrived at the scene of an overturned truck carrying Taiwan Beer around 4 a.m. this morning (July 5) along a winding stretch of Provincial Highway 9 near Taitung. ...

Taiwan's Top Alcohol Attractions – the best brewery and distillery tours

Taiwan may not have a huge tradition of alcohol consumption, but there is no denying that it has begun to embrace a much wider variety of beers and spirits in a big way in recent years. For a long tim...

Taiwan Hualien’s Top Tourist Attractions

Readers cannot have failed to have heard about the devastating earthquake that struck the eastern Taiwanese city of Hualien on Feb. 6. The final death toll from the disaster was 17 people with a furth...

Envoy stresses people-to-people exchanges

NEW DELHI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan Economic and Cultural Center (TECC) in India Representative Ambassador Chung-Kwang Tien stressed the significance of people-to-people exchanges between Taiwan and Ind...

Epic surf competition concludes World Longboard Championship in Southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Open World Longboard Championship (WLC) concluded Sunday at Chin-tsun Harbor (金樽) in Taitung Sunday, Dec. 3. The championship event was marked by high wind a...

India-Taiwan relations to be strengthened

NEW DELHI (Taiwan News) -- "Taiwan has affirmed its commitment to strengthen its ties with India under the New Southbound Policy," said Ambassador Chung-Kwang Tien, Representative of the Tai...

The Golden Age of Craft Brewing in Taiwan has just begun

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Most people in the world probably don't think of Taiwan when it comes to craft brewing or micro-breweries. But those with their ear to the wire will tell you that the craft...

Canadian woman swimming in underwear nearly swept away by riptide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Five foreign tourists taking a midnight swim at Baishawan Beach (白沙灣) in New Taipei were caught off guard by a dangerous riptide, with a Canadian woman from the group undergoing...

You know you've been a foreigner in Taiwan too long when...

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Facebook user in the group Foreigners in Taiwan (外國人在台灣) yesterday posted a document which was dated 2000 listing the many humorous ways a foreigner knows they have lived in ...