Volunteer Taiwanese doctor saves life in PNG

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Volunteer Taiwanese doctor, Lin Hsiao-tsu (林孝祖) saved a 19 year old woman's life, after removing an ovarian tumor earlier this month in Papua New Guinea (PNG), accordi...

Taiwan’s ivory ban to enter into force in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Forestry Bureau said on July 13 that the ban on the sale of ivory will enter into force in 2020, in a measure to protect African elephants, who are illegally ...

Exhausted truck driver crashes into Taipei furniture store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Early this morning (July 15) a truck exiting the Sun Yat-sen Freeway in Taipei fatally crashed into a furniture store. Police have ruled out that the driver, surna...

Chinese government hides pictures of Xi, fearing defacement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a string of images of Xi splashed with ink, China's government issues instructions to hide representations of President Xi, reported Radio Free Asia. The Comm...

Yilan, Taiwan celebrates Slovakian culture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the 23rd annual Yilan Children's Folklore and Folkgame Festival, the festival invited Martin Podstavek from the Taipei Slovak Economic and Cult...

Foreign Minister meets El Salvador President, re-affirms ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) met with El Salvador President Salvador Sánchez Cerén on July 13, reaffirming ties and friendship between the two cou...

Taiwan’s Chatime opens bubble tea store in The Louvre, Paris

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese bubble team brand, Chatime opened a new store inside the world-famous Paris museum, The Louvre on July 13, as is part of the company's ambitious internationa...

Taiwan blue whale wins US balloon art contest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 25-year-old balloon artist from Taichung, Sung Chun-lin (宋俊霖) won first place at a US balloon making competition July 11 with a balloon interpretation of a Taiwan b...

BC-TEN--Wimbledon Show Court Schedules

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When traditional temple parade meets contemporary designs — Daxi Daxi Festival kicks off in Taiwan’s Taoyuan 

TAOYUAN (Taiwan News) — The Daxi Daxi Festival, a series of cultural activities celebrating traditional folk beliefs with contemporary design and art kicked off Saturday at Taoyuan City’s ...

Earthquake rattles Northeastern Taiwan’s Yilan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A magnitude-4.3 earthquake struck the coastal Yilan County town of Nan’ao Saturday evening, the Central Weather Bureau said. The epicenter of the tremor, which occurred...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

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Lamborghini driver in Taipei accident attends memorial service for victim

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The driver of a Lamborghini who crashed into a truck inside a tunnel, leading to the death of two people, visited the memorial service for one of the victims Saturday to express...

Xi reveals 'four reasons' he is confident China-Taiwan ties will improve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the meeting between former KMT chair Lien Chen and Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party Xi Jinping on Friday, July 13, Chinese leadership and media are making...