Man tried twice for murder has bond set in separate killing

MONROE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana judge has set a bond for a man facing a murder charge in the stabbing death of a Taiwanese woman. Quinton Tellis is the same man who was tried twice fo...

Taiwan's President, DPP condemn Hong Kong police violence at university campus

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and members of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) have condemned the actions of the Hong Kong police for their attacks on student protesters at a Hong Kong univ...

Taiwan Fund for Children and Families opens office in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Non-profit organization Taiwan Fund for Children and Families (TFCF) opened an office in the Philippines Wednesday (November 13) to expand its assistance to Filipino child...

China confirms detention of Taiwanese professor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a routine press conference, China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) confirmed the detention of a renowned and outspoken China-friendly academic, Tony Shih (施正屏), citing...

University students from Taiwan to be flown home from Hong Kong as violence escalates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A number of Taiwanese students studying at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) will be flown back home Wednesday night (Nov. 13) in a chartered flight as the semi-a...

Taiwan's NCTU develops smart contact lens to detect dry eye syndrome

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A team at a Taiwanese university has successfully developed the world’s first smart contact lens that can instantaneously detect dry eye syndrome, Liberty Times repo...

Google to suspend ads for political candidates in Taiwan starting Nov. 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Google announced on Wednesday (Nov. 13) that it has decided to suspend all advertisements by political candidates in Taiwan from Nov. 15 to Jan. 17. In a post on the of...

Exhibition of Golden Pin Design Award highlights Taiwanese designs and evironmental issues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 100 designs and concepts from Taiwan and around the world are being showcased at the Golden Pin Design Award 2019 Winners’ Exhibition in Taipei from Wednes...

Taipei jumps to No.44 on global innovative cities list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei jumped 16 places on a global list of innovative cities to reach No.44 this year, reports said Wednesday (November 13). The list, by Australia’s 2thinknow, ...

Taiwan’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm inaugurated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm to reach a commercial scale was inaugurated in a ceremony at a fishing port in Miaoli County on Wednesday morning (Nov. 13), markin...

Taiwan arrests suspect for watch robbery during day trip to Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police in Taichung have arrested a man who robbed watches during a day trip to Hong Kong, earning him the nickname “Taiwanese Chan Tong-kai” (陳同佳) as his case ...

Taiwan's PFP Chairman James Soong announces presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — People First Party Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) announced on Wednesday (Nov. 13) that he would enter the presidential race to compete with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of th...

China holding 3 Taiwanese over national security suspicions

BEIJING (AP) — China has confirmed it is holding three Taiwanese on suspicion of committing subversion or other crimes against the Chinese state, part of a trend that has prompted a travel warning fro...

Taiwan KMT candidate says 'Big Brother' will blast him with '5 nukes'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Sunday (Nov. 10) warned that "Big Brother" is going to drop "five nuclear bombs" to "b...

HBO doc peers into Ralph Lauren's rose-tinted American Dream

NEW YORK (AP) — Of all the editors, fashion notables, filmmakers and cultural critics who opine on Ralph Lauren in the new documentary "Very Ralph," it's an unlikely voice who perhaps most succinctly ...