Taiwan’s Keelung police successfully bring an unidentified body home after nine years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A Keelung police officer successfully helped an unclaimed male body that remained unidentified for the past nine years to reunite with his family after sifting through ...

Taiwan’s UN participation aligned to Canada’s goals: Fmr Sec. of State

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the day before the beginning of the 73rd session of the United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly, Canada's The Hill Times published a special article calling on the C...

UK artist Jessie J arrives in Taiwan, prepares for Taipei concert tomorrow night   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – British singer Jessie J arrived in Taiwan on Wednesday afternoon a day prior to her worldwide concert The R.O.S.E taking place in Taipei on Sep. 20. According to Chines...

Films, exhibits, tours to put spotlight on homeless in Taipei this October

Taipei (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's wealth gap has been widening over the past decade. As more glittering high-end shopping malls have been erected in eastern Taipei to woo the super rich, some p...

Hiker faces NT$130,000 fine for 'escaping' from rescue team in Taiwan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A hiker was fined after he "escaped" from a team dispatched to rescue him from the mountains in central Taiwan during Typhoon Mangkhut, only to request a second rescu...

Taiwanese hacker turns NT$1 into 502 iPhones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese IT engineer Chang Chi-yuan (張啟元) reportedly found a loophole with Apply Pay, and bought 502 new Apple iPhones for NT$1 (US$0.03), reports said. According to s...

Appetite for Shark Fin Drives Threatened Shark Population Decline, New Report

Global shark catch levels have more than doubled since 1960 and populations of some threatened species, such as hammerhead and oceanic whitetip, have declined by over 90 percent in recent years, accor...

Taiwan translation committee to choose between Marie Curie and Maria Skłodowska

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The name of a European woman who won Nobel Prizes in physics and chemistry more than a century ago has unexpectedly become the focus of a dispute in Taiwan’s educational c...

Taiwan President urges global cooperation to fight transnational telecom fraud

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Wednesday Taiwan will continue to work with other nations to combat cross-border telecom fraud, at a time when recent cases inv...

Taiwan's Yunlin to launch new radio program for new immigrants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Yunlin County Government has launched a new radio program for new immigrants called "Yunlin New Power" (雲林新動力) and it will be first broadcast on Sept. 23. According...

Taiwan delivers rice and medical aid to Cambodian flood victims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As thousands of Cambodians living along the banks of the Mekong River were stranded by a collapsed dam in Laos, Taiwan's Tzu Chi Foundation delivered rice and other fo...

Taiwan invites investment in green energy as largest energy show kicks off

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen expressed her confidence in Taiwan achieving the goal of producing 20 GW from solar energy by 2025 and declared now is the time to invest in green e...

New Taipei urges festival goers to take shuttle bus to Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival on Sep 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The second leg of 2018 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival will take place at Pingxi Junior High School from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. during Mid-Autumn Festival on Sep 24, and event orga...

Water supply temporarily cut to 590,000 homes in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over 590,000 households in Kaohsiung City (高雄市) will be affected by water supply restrictions for 32 hours on Sept. 19-20, as improvements are made to water infrastructure...

Asian shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday despite jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added...