Update: Israeli-American murder suspect to be extradited to Taiwan tonight: reports

Update: 09/17 7:00 p.m. – Mayer arrived in Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport under heavy guard by police. Update: 09/17 6:00 p.m. - Taiwan's Criminal Investigation Bureau (CEB) has con...

New travel route aims to spotlight vitality of Taiwan's Hakka culture

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- In northern and central Taiwan, a 150-kilometer section of Provincial Highway No. 3—also known as the Inner-Mountain Highway—is being transformed into the Hakka Ro...

Taiwan CWB issues sea warning for Super Typhoon Mangkhut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Super Typhoon Mangkhut rapidly closes in on the Philippines, Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a sea warning for the Category 7 tyhpoon at 11:30 a.m. thi...

Super Typhoon Mangkhut to bring heavy rain to eastern, southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecaster Liu Pei-teng (劉沛滕) says that though Super Typhoon Mangkhut will not strike Taiwan directly, because the radius of the category 7 ty...

Taiwan launches campaign to highlight its value as global SDG partner

An international campaign was launched by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs highlighting Taiwan’s desire to participate in the U.N. system and merits as a valuable partner in achieving the Sustain...

Success for Taiwan troupes as curtain falls on Edinburgh Fringe

Taiwan art troupes garnered glowing reviews and made the shortlist for two awards at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, spotlighting the success of this year's Taiwan Season, the Ministry of Culture s...

Extremely heavy rain warning in affect for southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that Taiwan will continue to see unstable weather with heavy rain in southern and southeastern Taiwan due to the affects of ...

Uber’s COO unveils “Uber for Taiwan” plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a forum held Tuesday in Taipei, Uber’s Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford unveiled the company’s “Uber for Taiwan” plan, which includes work...

Taiwan's 'New Southbound Policy Portal' to add 3 SE Asian languages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Taiwan (MOFA) added Indonesian, Thai, and Vietnamese languages to the "New Southbound Policy Portal" website on Aug. 24. ...

Joint Indigenous Harvest Festival in Hualien honors Taiwan’s tribal heritage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 edition of the Joint Indigenous Harvest Festival, that took place between July 20 and 22, saw the participation of 60,000 performers from 26 indigenous troupes as...

10 Taiwan brands to showcase designs at Paris expo

Ten Taiwan emerging brands—including four owned by indigenous designers—are set to exhibit their work at the upcoming Maison et Objet Paris, one of the largest home and lifestyle trade sho...

Chinese man flies Taiwan flag to protest China’s authoritarianism outside migrant assoc. in NYC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese national Chou Hsiao-tang (周小棠) protested New York migrant association Soo Yuen Benevolent Association's (SYBA, 遡源公所) move to fly the Chinese national flag on A...

MAC poll finds majority in Taiwan disapprove of China’s political interference

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The majority of people in Taiwan disapprove of Beijing’s efforts to suppress the country’s international space, according to a poll released Aug. 16 by the Cabinet...

Possible typhoon looms, southwest winds to bring rain to all of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As southwest winds continue to affect Taiwan, Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecaster Wu Yi-fan (吳依帆) said rain is likely throughout the country, in addition a tropical de...

Taiwan's Taichung Cultural Heritage Park takes on new mission

TAICHUNG (Taiwan Today) -- A century ago it was a Japanese distillery but today the 5.6-hectare factory complex is one of Taiwan’s most dynamic cultural centers, offering a melange of art, educa...