2018 Daniel Pearl World Music Day to be held at Taipei Hakka Cultural Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Originally planned for Saturday, Sept. 15, but delayed by Typhoon Margkhut, Taiwan will be celebrating the annual Daniel Pearl World Music Day this coming Sunday, Sept. 23...

Taipei Metro increases numbersof waiting areas for expecting mothers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) has expanded the number of waiting zones dedicated to expecting mothers to all Taipei Metro stations to offer added convenience and safety...

Container Starbucks cafe in Taiwan’s Hualien County to open Sep 26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— A highly touted special Starbucks café will open at “Hui-Lan” Bay (洄瀾灣) in  Ji'an Township, Hualien County on Sep 26, featuring container a...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Tuesday, September 18, 2018 _____ City/Town, Country;Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (C);Tuesday's Low Temp (C);Wedn...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Tuesday, September 18, 2018 _____ City/Town, Country;Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (F);Tuesday's Low Temp (F);Wedn...

Israeli-American murder suspect denies charges, clashes with AIT: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - During five hours of questioning by the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB), Israeli-American tattoo artist Oren Shlomo Mayer denied involvement in the murder of a Canadian teac...

Taiwan seeks to cement ties with Saint Vincent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen promised to further cooperation with Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and expressed her gratitude to the island nation in the Caribbean for its supp...

Taiwan's first-ever coworking space for fintech startups kicks off in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's first-ever co-working space funded by the government for young financial technology companies started operation on Tuesday, Sept. 18, with 37 companies fr...

China's state-owned Cosco takes over Port of Kaohsiung: report 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- It appears that China's state-run shipping and logistics giant China Ocean Shipping Company (Cosco) could now own the Port of Kaohsiung, the largest harbor in Taiwan, ...

Confucius supports southern Taiwan’s history and culture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Legendary philosopher Confucius (孔子) has been recruited by the Tainan County Government (臺南市政府) to promote the region as a tourist destination and to encourage deeper unde...

Taiwanese company wins gold at 2018 Green World Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese hair product manufacturer dedicated to promoting a green lifestyle and creating products made from only environmentally friendly ingredients has been reco...

New immigrants in Changhua, Taiwan to celebrate mid-autumn festival with moon cake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Changhua County Government held a DIY moon cake event on Sept. 16. The event was held at Changhua County Stadium to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival which falls on Sept...

British Council unveils IELTS by computer in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) by computer will also be available for students in Taiwan beginning October 1, according to the British Council. The...

Energy Taiwan 2018 to spotlight latest clean energy technologies and solutions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—With Taiwan poised to become a nuclear-free homeland in 2025, the stage is set for the inaugural Energy Taiwan, the country's largest green energy technology exchange pl...

Hong Kong cardinal warns of split if Vatican reaches agreement with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Catholic Church in Asia could split if the Vatican signs an agreement with China later this month, Hong Kong Cardinal Joseph Zen (陳日君) warned, according to a report by Voice...