Monster China dust storm triggers red pollution alerts in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a massive dust storm from China begins to descend on Taiwan, over a dozen air quality monitoring stations in the north of the country and on outlying islands showed &qu...

Fashion brand Dior apologizes to China for Taiwan map

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – French luxury brand Christian Dior apologized to China after it excluded Taiwan from the country’s map at a university presentation in the city of Hangzhou, reports ...

Photo of the Day: 'Taiwan independence cave' spotted in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Given the simmering cross-strait tensions of the past few years, Taiwanese netizens got a kick out of a cave entrance in China whose shape bears a startling similarity to ...

LSE: 'No final decisions reached' on Taiwan map in school artwork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After unwittingly involving itself in Taiwanese politics with the unveiling of an artwork installation on March 26, the London School of Economics (LSE) has stepped back f...

Photo of the Day: 1960s tourist map of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A copy of this vintage 1960s tourist map of Taiwan went viral on social media yesterday (Feb. 9). The map, which was published in 1969 and is titled "Tourist's Map ...

Overseas Taiwanese students post silly photos of fried eggs in Taiwan shape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To many overseas students, studying abroad means homesickness and regular cravings for hometown delicacies. Recently, a photo of a fried egg resembling Taiwan was posted b...

Photo of the Day: 'Accidental map of Taiwan' found in bento box

TAIWAN (Taiwan News) -- A Hungarian exchange student living in Kaohsiung took a photo of what she describes as an "accidental map of Taiwan" imprinted on the inside lid of a bento box by the...

Formosat-5 completes full topographic map of Taiwan, free poster coming soon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A complete cloudless topographic map of Taiwan proper has been completed by Formosat-5 (福爾摩沙衛星五號), the first remote sensing satellite entirely made in Taiwan, and a free poster...

After dividing Taiwan nine ways, the artist decided to keep going

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After being inspired by a similar map of Europe made by Yanko Tsvetov, an artist who goes by the name of Taiwanball had on Saturday Jan 20, created extra 27 more ways, in addit...

Fun map of 9 ways to divide Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Inspired by a similar satirical map of Europe, artist Taiwanball has created his own version showing nine ways to possibly divide Taiwan up. On Tuesday (Jan. 16), Taiwanball...

Photo of the Day: 3D topographic wood map of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- MeridianMaps.co recently created a wooden topographical map of Taiwan posted an image of the piece on the social media group Reddit on Sept. 28, eventually garnering 141 upvote...

Greenpeace apologizes for map gaffe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to uproar over its inclusion of Taiwan in a map of China's coal power plants and water resources, Greenpeace has said that it has corrected the mistake and prom...