Taiwan condemns Beijing's 'out of control actions'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to news that China had created a new list singling out Fortune 500 companies for listing Taiwan as an independent country, Taiwan's government on Thursday (Jan....

Next target of China's censorship machine: men’s earrings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese viewers of popular streaming platform iQiyi were confused to see translucent blobs recently appear on the earlobes of their favorite TV stars. The BBC reports t...

Taiwan's EVA Air announces new meals, amenity kits, sleepwear

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – EVA Air announced a host of new meals, designer amenity kits, and sleepwear exclusively for Royal Laurel and Premium Laurel Class passengers last week. The Taiwanese ai...

Video shows awesome power of Taiwan's Thunderbolt-2000 missiles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video of Taiwan's fearsome Thunderbolt-2000 missile system being launched during a live-fire drill was released to the public for the first time yesterday by the Military N...

Oxford University bans research grants from China's Huawei Technologies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid global concerns the Chinese company is breaching national security measures, The U.K.’s Oxford University has halted donations and research grants from Huawei T...

Taiwan holds war drill to thwart Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's military on Thursday (Jan. 17) held a large-scale anti-amphibious landing exercise on its west coast as tensions mount between Taipei and Beijing, reported CNA. ...

Taipei Lantern Festival 2019 to go glitzy at Ximending

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Department of Information and Tourism of Taipei unveiled the theme and main visual design – “Twinkle Taipei”– for the Taipei Lantern Festival 2...

Kaohsiung's 'We Are South' art and music fest returns to southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The art and music festival “We Are South” is happening again in Kaohsiung starting today (Jan. 18), bringing independent business and artists together for a ce...

Taiwan investigates 4 following online rumors about African swine fever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine (BAPHIQ) said they are investigating four suspects in relation to false information spread online regarding...

Lucky winner takes home NT$223 million Power Lottery jackpot in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- One lucky ticket holder has won the NT$223 million jackpot for the Power Lottery in New Taipei City, announced the Taiwan Lottery on Thursday (Jan. 17). According to the ann...

Taipei Dangdai premieres at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center

TAIPE (Taiwan News) — A new international art fair entitled "Taipei Dangdai" has curated artworks from 90 galleries around the world and is currently showcasing them in Taipei Nangang ...

Taiwan’s AUO included in Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index two years in a row

TAIPE (Taiwan News) -- AU Optronics Corp (AUO) announced in a news release on Thursday that it is included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) and becomes Taiwan’s only company to ...

Taiwan to investigate Hong Kong newspaper over ‘fake news’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Thursday it would investigate a reporter for Hong Kong’s Ta Kung Pao (大公報) newspaper after it wrongly alleged that President Tsai I...

Taiwan's Hsieh cruises into 3rd round of Australia Open without losing a set

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s top female tennis player Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇), 33, cruised into the third round of the Australia Open without losing a set on Thursday, setting the stage for ...

Taiwan politician wanted for baseball scandal nabbed in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former Tainan County Council Speaker Wu Chien-pao (吳健保) has been arrested in the Philippines after four years on the run for a prison sentence in a baseball game-fixing scandal....