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Overseas Taiwanese in Rome celebrate LNY with hot pot banquet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese in Rome association and the Rome Mandarin School jointly held a Lunar New Year hot pot banquet on Saturday (Feb. 10). Nearly 100 overseas Taiwanese studen...

6 taboos to evade on Lidong in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wednesday (Nov. 8) is Lidong (立冬), the first day of winter on the lunisolar calendar, and numerology expert Hsiao Meng (小孟) has listed six taboos traditionally observed by...

Ko Wen-je intends to revive Taiwan-China trade pact that Sunflower protests killed

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) presidential candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) wants to revive the Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement (CSSTA) and the sound of jaws hitting t...

Taiwan's Acer ships computer hardware to Russia after saying it would suspend business -data

Taiwan-based computer manufacturer Acer 2353.TW supplied at least $70.4 million worth of computer hardware to Russia between April 8, 2022 and March 31, 2023, according to customs data seen by Reuters...

Taiwan busts Chinese ships smuggling tons of pork from ASF-infected areas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taiwan’s Coast Guard announced on Wednesday (Oct. 12) it busted several Chinese ships trying to smuggle tons of pork products into Taiwan. Reports of outbreaks of ...

Taiwan customs seizes 8 tons of smuggled garlic from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese customs seized a container of garlic weighing 8,000 kilograms on Thursday (Sept. 24), which was believed to have been smuggled out of Qingdao, China. The cont...

AIT observes Ghost Festival in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an unusual gesture to show respect for local Taiwanese culture, the U.S. de facto embassy on Wednesday (Sept. 2) posted photos of its staff observing Ghost Festival (鬼節...

Taiwanese woman calls for further investigation into sister's death in Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The sister of a Taiwanese woman who died of unknown causes during a working holiday in Australia on Wednesday (May 20) urged the Taiwanese government to ask Australian pol...

Taiwan customs discovers 53 smuggled animals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s customs authorities on Thursday (July 18) seized packages of live animals imported from Malaysia in a wildlife smuggling operation worth NT$5 million that i...

Free Mandarin program for New Taipei migrant workers set for July

New Taipei's free Chinese language program designed for migrant workers to help them assimilate more quickly into society is being held again this year and will start in early July, a New Taipei L...