Tropical Storm Neoguri could form east of Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression could intensify as soon as today (Oct. 16) into Tropical Storm Neoguri (浣熊), the 20th tropical storm this year, and is expected to come closest to Ta...

MOFA thanks allies, partners for backing Taiwan’s UN participation

Staunch support for the meaningful participation of Taiwan in the U.N. system shown by the country’s allies and partners during the General Assembly in New York is deeply appreciated by the gove...

INTERPOL: Taiwan Can Help

Criminal Investigation Bureau Commissioner Huang Ming-chao ((黃明昭)) spoke with Taiwan Today about exclusion from the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) and how Taiwan Can Help achiev...

Taiwan's Academia Sinica gears up for Open House event

Academia Sinica, Taiwan’s foremost research institution, is gearing up for the annual Open House event Oct. 26 at its base in Taipei City’s Nangang District, spotlighting the ground-breaki...

Paiwan tribal festival spotlights Taiwan’s rich cultural tapestry

The Maljeveq festival, a colorful indigenous celebration featuring ancestor rituals, ceremonies to ward off evil spirits, dancing, feasting, food offerings and singing, is the cultural highlight of Oc...

Treasures of 17th century literati featured in Taiwan NPM exhibition

An exhibition featuring artifacts from 17th century China kicked off Sept. 28 at the National Palace Museum in Taipei City. “The Literati’s Ordinaries - A Proposal of Life from the 17th...

Typhoon Mitag could make landfall in NE Taiwan today, bring 'crazy wind explosive rain' tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau has issued a sea and land warning for 13 counties and cities, as Typhoon Mitag is expected to come closest to Taiwan this afternoon (Sept. 30), ...

Taiwan's Presidential Office set to light up for Double Tenth National Day celebrations

A light show is set to be projected onto the Presidential Office in Taipei City Oct. 4-10 as the country begins its Double Tenth National Day celebrations. Organized by the Taipei-based General Ass...

Taiwan hosts for 1st time IAC annual conference

Taiwan is hosting for the first time the annual conference of Tokyo-headquartered International Academy of Chief Information Officers (IAC) Sept. 25-27 in Taipei City. Organized by Cabinet-level Na...

President Tsai reaffirms commitment to Taiwan’s semiconductor industry

President Tsai Ing-wen said Sept. 19 that the government is committed to developing Taiwan’s semiconductor industry to ensure the country remains one of the top investment destinations for high-...

MOFA short film spotlights Taiwan’s ICAO bid

A short film spotlighting how Taiwan Can Help realize the International Civil Aviation Organization’s objective of a seamless sky and ensure “No Country Left Behind” was released Sep...

Russian artist behind leopard cat designs arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Russian designer whose artwork had been allegedly plagiarized arrived in Taiwan today (Sept. 17) after accepting an official invitation by the government to thank her for d...

MOFA short film highlights Taiwan’s support for UN SDGs

A short film spotlighting the ways Taiwan Can Help realize the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2030 was released Sept. 6 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “A True Friend&rdquo...

Memorial for Filipina killed by acid spill to be held in W. Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A memorial for Deserie Castro Tagubasi, a Filipina factory worker who died from an acid spill at an electronics factory in western Taiwan, will be held this evening (Sept. 12) ...

Taiwan remains 4th in BERI global investment report

Taiwan remains fourth among 50 economies in the latest edition of the triannual Profit Opportunity Recommendation report by U.S.-based Business Environment Risk Intelligence SA. Scoring 64 out of 1...