Weather turning cooler, wetter in northern Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today said that northeastern winds will gradually increase this afternoon as a front passes over the waters north of Taiwan, increasing the pro...

China woos Pacific islands with loans, showcase projects

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — As world leaders land in Papua New Guinea for a Pacific Rim summit, the welcome mat is especially big for China's president. A huge sign in the ...

Retailers, homebuilders lead early slide in US stocks

U.S. stocks moved broadly lower in early trading Thursday, extending the market's losing streak into a sixth day. Losses among retailers, homebuilders and health care companies outweighed gains in tec...

Maori star’s video shot in Taiwan premieres Nov. 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A music video shot in Taiwan by one of the brightest young Maori singers in New Zealand, Kaaterama Pou, premiered on Nov. 13. Kaaterama is part of a popular Maori pop gro...

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US military maneuvers near Philippines ahead of Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States military was conducting maneuvers off the Philippines ahead of Taiwan’s November 24 local elections as National Security Adviser John Bolton warned...

My supreme experience of scaling one of ‘Taiwan 100 Mountains’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Scaling all of “Taiwan 100 Mountains” has been a goal in my life since I took up hiking about 20 years ago but, for several reasons, I hadn’t set fo...

US citizen caught with 100 bullets at Taiwan airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport nabbed a United States citizen who was trying to board a flight to Vancouver, Canada, with 100 bullets in his carry-on lugga...

Taiwan cannot be beaten by fake news and cyberbullying: President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called the people of Taiwan to take part in the upcoming local elections on Nov. 24 and to vote to defend democracy. Tsai said Taiwa...

Opening of a national cyber security center in Taiwan a landmark: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With a national cyber security center inaugurated on Thursday, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said the government will continue to improve the joint task force on communicat...

US, Taiwan should engage in regular economic dialogue amid China threats: think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The White House should seek to establish a high-level economic dialogue with Taiwan to foster a new strategic bilateral relationship beneficial to both sides while serving...

Taiwan bans online sale of China meat products amid swine fever fears

The Taiwan government has asked all e-commerce enterprises in the country to remove Chinese meat products from their websites, as part of an effort to prevent the spread of African swine fever (ASF) f...

Prolonged cold symptoms could be reaction to Taiwan's air pollution: Doctor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As air pollution in Taiwan reached frightening levels over the past couple weeks, a doctor in Taichung told CNA yesterday (Nov. 14) that an increased number of patien...

Weightlifting record-holder Lin banned 8 years for doping

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A former world record-holding weightlifter has been banned for eight years in a doping case which caused confusion at the 2016 Olympics. Lin Tzu-Chi of T...