2020 “The Michelin Guide” Sets Foot in Taichung

Since the first arrival of the “Michelin Guide Taipei” in Taiwan two years ago, the gastronomic bible “Michelin Guide” has caught the attention of Taiwan’s food service i...

Marshall Islands could flip allegiance from Taiwan, US to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Diplomatic relations between the Marshall Islands and Taiwan, as are relations with the U.S., are on the line as a general election commenced on Monday (Nov. 18). The M...

Taiwan targets China's fake 'Made in Taiwan' products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will impose heavier penalties on businesses that fake the origin of their products, after an amendment to the Foreign Trade Act was passed at the first reading in t...

Taiwan attends diplomatic conference in Vatican City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To promote the value oriented diplomacy of Vatican City, the Catholic Church's Holy See invited representatives from various countries on Thursday (Nov. 14) to exchang...

46 groups in Taiwan yet to transition to political parties as required by law

Forty-six political groups, including the National Women's League (NWL), have not yet transitioned into political parties and if they fail to do so by Dec. 7, will be dissolved, in accordance with...

MSNBC accused of blacking out Taiwanese-American candidate, again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Supporters of Taiwanese-American presidential candidate Andrew Yang have taken to Twitter to protest his exclusion from a graphic showing support levels in Iowa and what t...

Taiwan creates breakthrough with climate change-resistant rice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A leading research institution in Taiwan has developed a genome editing method capable of helping rice adapt to environmental changes caused by increasingly frequent, extr...

Taiwanese pop stars stand up for Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The "Free Hong Kong" solidarity concert at Liberty Square in front of Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall on Sunday (Nov. 17) evening saw Taiwanese bands and the audie...

Mercury in Taiwan to drop by 8 degrees today, cold temps to last 3 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The temperature today (Nov. 18) is expected to drop by 8 degrees compared to Sunday (Nov. 17) and is likely to pick up in northern and northeastern Taiwan over the next fe...

Taipei scrambles jets as China sails carrier through Taiwan Strait

China sailed a carrier group through the politically delicate Taiwan Strait on Sunday, led by the communist country's first domestically built aircraft carrier. In a statement released Sunday, ...

2020 Taiwan Elections: DPP faces challenge in stronghold Tainan

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) faces a challenge in maintaining its stranglehold on the legislative seats in Tainan in upcoming elections, with the opposition aiming to win two of the s...

Magnitude 4.1 earthquake jars NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.1 earthquake shook northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 2:56 a.m. on Monday morning (Nov. 18), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epi...

Over 13,000 chickens culled in Taiwan's Yunlin

Over 13,000 chickens raised on a farm in Yunlin County were culled Sunday after a case of highly pathogenic avian influenza was confirmed a day earlier. About 13,220 eight-month old chickens at the...

Taiwan’s president predicts more pressure from China

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen says China’s pressure on the self-governing island democracy will only increase amid a changing international situation. Tsai is s...

Taiwan supermodel Lin Chi-ling ties the knot in Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan supermodel Lin Chi-ling (林志玲) tied the knot with Japanese boy band member Akira at a wedding held in the island nation’s southwestern city of Tainan on Sunday...