Taiwan's Kinmen to host International Music Festival in late July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Quemoy International Music Festival, featuring popular and up-and-coming artists spanning four concerts will take place in Jinning Township, Kinmen County from Ju...

DPP reaffirms support of Taiwan Independence, rejects proposal to alter party platform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the annual congress of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Sunday, July 15, delegates unanimously vetoed a proposal to alter the party platform by rescinding prev...

Taiwan cross-party delegation visits US House of Representatives leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A cross-party delegation of Taiwanese politicians began a five day visit to the U.S. on July 16, in a bid to deepen Taiwan-U.S. ties, reported CNA. The delegation compr...

Taiwanese teen Tseng wins boy's singles title at Wimbledon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Rising Taiwanese teen sensation Tseng Chun-hsin (曾俊欣) won the boy's singles title at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, his second Grand Slam title in a row. Thoug...

Taiwan's StarLux Airlines CEO to ink deal with Airbus for 17 aircraft

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The up and coming Taiwanese airline, StarLux, is preparing to make a big purchase to expand its fleet ahead of a start to commercial operations, with a deal from European ...

Taiwanese academic believes Taiwan should plan for US withdrawal from first island chain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former head of the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (國家中山科學研究院), Kung Chia-cheng (龔家政) said that the U.S. will withdraw from the first island chain ...

5,000 Taiwanese football fans watch World Cup on Ketagalan Blvd.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —  Crowds of football fans gathered along Ketagalan Boulevard at the grass field in front of the Presidential Palace to watch the final match o...

Taiwan loses World University Baseball Championship to Japan

Taipei, July 15 (CNA) Taiwan lost to Japan 8-3 Sunday in the final of the 2018 FISU World University Baseball Championship in Chiayi City, the second time it has taken second place in the tournament s...

Taiwan is an important partner of France and Europe: French Office in Taipei Director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a ceremony in Taipei to mark France's national day on July 14, Director of the French Office in Taipei (法國在台協會), Benoît Guidée said that Taiwan is an i...

Taiwan's Daxi Daxi Festival evening art party revolutionized 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a day of fun activities to kick off the Daxi Daxi Festival, the three-week celebration of Lord Guan's birthday, an evening of chromatic art and loud music i...

Taiwan choirs win gold at Musica Eterna Roma international choir competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two Taiwanese choir groups won a combined four gold awards at the 9th Musica Eterna Roma international choir competition in Rome, Italy during July 11-15, reported CNA. ...

Taiwanese man issued a bill for calling ambulances to treat minor illness too often

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A man living in Chiayi City in southwestern Taiwan was issued a bill by paramedics on Saturday (July 14) after he called the local fire bureau for an ambulance to take him t...

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 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 part of the company's ambitious international e...

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 ...