Taiwan envoy to US interviewed on NPR

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s top representative to the U.S., Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴), on Wednesday (Sept. 23) appeared on National Public Radio’s (NPR) program “All Things Consi...

Photo of the Day: Taipei 101 at sunset

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese-American captured this serene sunset featuring Taipei 101 in the foreground on Sunday (Sept. 13). The photographer, a 29-year-old Twitch streamer, who goes ...

Taiwan hit film ‘iWeirDO’ receives acclaim at New York Asian Film Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese romantic comedy "iWeirDO" has won the Honorable Mention Award at the 2020 New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), receiving even more international recog...

Taiwanese in New York campaign for Taiwan's participation in UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the United Nations prepares to commence its General Assembly next week, 21 Taiwanese organizations in Greater New York have launched a petition calling for Taiwan to be...

Photo of the Day: 'Castle in the Sky' over Taipei's Ximen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese-American captured this stunning photo of the sky over Taipei's Ximending area after the tail of Typhoon Maysak left Taiwan and began pummeling South Korea ...

Vancouver film festival goes online, recaps Taiwan film history

This year's Vancouver Taiwanese Film Festival, which will recap Taiwan's film history, will be held online starting Sept. 12, and offer free access to viewers in Taiwan and Canada, said the or...

Japanese man vanishes in Taiwan for 2 weeks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Friends and work associates of a Japanese national traveling in Taiwan have become greatly concerned since he has been missing for over two weeks. Fuchigami Takahiro, 4...

Basketball star Jeremy Lin has obtained Taiwan passport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese-American basketball star Jeremy Lin (林書豪) has obtained a Taiwanese passport, making him eligible to join the national team, reports said Wednesday (Aug. 19). ...

Taiwan legislature calls for China Airlines name change

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's legislature on Wednesday (July 22) passed a proposal to have the transportation ministry present a phased approach to changing the name of Taiwan's nation...

WHO chatbot on Facebook ignores Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Netizens on Sunday (July 19) began noticing that the World Health Organization's (WHO) automated chatbot on Facebook is ignoring all questions related to Taiwan. Cl...

Taiwan to join US, Japan in hosting GCTF workshop in Guatemala

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese, American, and Japanese governments are co-hosting a virtual forum in Guatemala this year in hopes of fostering exchanges and expanding Taiwan’s presen...

UC Berkeley dean discusses campus virus prevention in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the University of California-Berkeley faces the return of its students, its School of Public Health Dean Michael Lu (呂淳祺) has been visiting Taiwan, where he praised the...

Taiwan donates 400,000 medical masks to LA amid 'COVID fatigue' in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Los Angeles (TACCLA) on Tuesday (July 14) donated 400,000 surgical masks to the western U.S. county for use in the on...

Taiwanese-American wows UK cooking show judges with pig's blood cake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Tiffany Chang (張易涵), a Taiwanese-born chef who moved to the U.S. when she was 12, won the "Golden Apple" prize on Netflix's popular food show "Crazy Deli...

Bloomberg blunders by mistaking Taiwanese airline for Chinese carrier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In yet another incident exemplifying why a name change is desperately needed, Bloomberg on Wednesday (June 3) mistook Taiwan's national carrier China Airlines (CAL) wi...