Magnitude 4.6 earthquake rocks NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.6 earthquake rocked northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 12:31 a.m. this morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the...

2018 Taipei International Travel Fair moves to Nangang for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The organizer of Taipei International Travel Fair (ITF), which is hailed as Taiwan’s largest travel fair, moves the venue of this year’s upcoming fair from TWT...

Taiwan’s National Security Bureau not monitoring Facebook: deputy head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Deputy head of Taiwan’s National Security Bureau (NSB, 國家安全局), Chen Wen-fan (陳文凡), said it does not monitor Facebook and the NSB will not infringe on the people of T...

Taiwan APEC envoy: Don't be optimistic about next phase of US- China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During a press conference on Sunday, Nov. 18, Taiwan’s envoy to the APEC Summit, Morris Chang, declared that he and his delegation had successfully completed all tas...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Monday, November 19, 2018 _____ City/Town, Country;Monday's Weather Condition;Monday's High Temp (F);Monday's Low Temp (F);Tuesday's...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Monday, November 19, 2018 _____ City/Town, Country;Monday's Weather Condition;Monday's High Temp (C);Monday's Low Temp (C);Tuesday's...

CCP bans Chinese participation at next year's Golden Horse: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After controversy was stirred at the 55th Golden Horse Awards by mention of Taiwanese independence and the phrase “Taiwan, China” used by a Chinese actor, medi...

Cambodia rejects 'fake news' of planned Chinese naval base in Koh Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Cambodian Prime Minister, Hun Sen, declared on Monday, Nov. 9 that there would never be a foreign military base in his country after rumors last week that China was in negotiat...

Photo of the Day: New Taipei's Shifen Waterfall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Swedish YouTuber captured this spectacular photo of Shifen Waterfall in New Taipei City this past weekend.  The photographer, Lukas Engström, 29, says ...

Tsai Ing-wen: sports help Taiwan shine through diplomatic difficulties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview at the Presidential Office Building today, Tsai Ing-wen said sporting events continue to remain one of the best ways for Taiwan to break through diplomatic...

Yilan – Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport express bus enters into service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An express bus linking Yilan County with Taoyuan International Airport rolled into service on Nov. 19, with the trip expected to take about two and a half hours, reported ...

Taiwan’s ITRI wins CES Innovation Awards for 2nd consecutive year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A device developed by Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan's largest high-tech applied research institution, and another product rolled out by ITRI&rsquo...

Taiwanese graffiti artist Candy Bird opens exhibition featuring homicide cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese graffiti artist Candy Bird has launched his latest solo exhibition titled "20,000 Ways to Die in Yau Ma Tei" (油麻地的兩萬種死法), featuring 10 murder case...

Taiwanese man tosses semen on Japanese woman in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese man has been arrested for tossing a container of semen onto a Japanese woman as she walked down the street in Taipei last Monday (Nov. 12). On Nov. 12, a 38-year...

TDCC releases update to e-passbook app featuring cloud backup, notifications

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Depository & Clearing Corporation (TDCC) released an update to its e-passbook app on Monday, adding four main features including notification, cloud data backup,...