Taiwan holds first joint wedding for gay and straight couples

Taiwan's first joint wedding ceremony for gay and heterosexual couples took place in Taipei Saturday (May 18), one day after same-sex marriage was made legal in the nation. Taiwan made history ...

Taiwanese BMW driver crashes into Lamborghini and Ferrari

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese driver caused damage estimated at NT$4 million (US$127,000), or twice the price tag of his BMW, when he crashed into a Lamborghini and a Ferrari on Friday nigh...

MOFA requests Vietnam investigate abuse of Taiwanese tour group

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has made an inquiry with the Vietnamese government to investigate the alleged mass abuse of a Taiwanese tour group visiting Nha Tran...

Taiwan’s FAT expands flight suspensions from 3 to 8 destinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT) suspended flights to and from Da Nang in Vietnam and Palawan and Boracay in the Philippines beginning Saturday (May 18), but later in the d...

AI research platform powered by supercomputer Taiwania 2 to launch in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Artificial intelligence platform Taiwan Computing Cloud (TWCC) is set to officially commence services for academic and research projects in June, according to the National Cen...

Heavy, extremely heavy rain alerts issued

Taipei, May 18 (CNA) Heavy rain and extremely heavy rain alerts have been issued for most parts of Taiwan due to a strong storm cloud system, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Saturday. The h...

Woman arrested in southern Taiwan on suspicion of arson, patricide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 28 year old woman has been arrested in Tainan on suspicion of arson in a fire at her family home, which resulted in the death of her father and the injury of two other f...

Dutch hiker falls down ravine as heavy rain pelts Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Heavy rain was likely in 19 cities and counties across Taiwan’s main island Saturday (May 18), with reports coming in of landslides in Nantou County and of a young D...

Bloomberg Business bets on 'Made in Taiwan' brand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Hong Kong version of Bloomberg Businessweek indicates with this week’s magazine cover, that the company expects for Taiwan to become a major beneficiary of the t...

U.S. members of Congress write letter to WHO to support Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The co-chairs of the United States Congressional Taiwan Caucus wrote a letter to the director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) in support of Taiwan’s b...

MAC poll shows majority in Taiwan disapprove of China’s threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- The overwhelming majority of people in Taiwan oppose China’s military threats and ongoing efforts to suppress the country’s international space, according to a pol...

Polls put William Lai ahead of Tsai Ing-wen for presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s former Premier William Lai (賴清德) beat incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) in the latest polls, using both smartphones and landlines, to decide who the De...

Taipei Film Festival reveals nominees for 'International Talent Competition'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ahead of the upcoming 21st Taipei Film Festival, organizers on Friday (May 17) announced the selection of films to be screened as part of the festival’s first ever &...

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How powerful is China's military?

For the first time since 2015, China held a live-fire military exercise in the Taiwan Strait on April 18, aiming to intimidate self-governing Taiwan while showcasing its much-improved military strengt...