Hands-on event held in Taipei to help new immigrants land jobs

The National Immigration Agency's (NIA) Taipei Service Station and McDonald's Taiwan co-sponsored a work experience event in the city Wednesday, with the aim of helping new immigrants secure j...

Taiwanese designer features vibrant Spring/Summer 2019 collection at London Fashion Week   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese fashion designer Jamie Huang Wei ( 黃薇) displayed her Spring Summer 2019 collection at London Fashion Week on Sept.14. As the first and only fashion designer f...

British pop star Dua Lipa climbs Elephant Mountain ahead of Taipei concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - British pop star Dua Lipa prepared for the final concert of the Asian leg of her tour in Taipei Wednesday by eating chocolate dumplings and by climbing Elephant Mountain. The...

Former sugar mill in southern Taiwan to be turned into film studio

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Culture has approved funds of NT$120 million to transform a former sugar mill in Tainan into a film studio, with the aim of providing better facilitie...

Finding labor is not a problem for returning businesses: Taiwan Labor Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As the trade war between the United States and China escalates, Taiwanese companies returning to the island should have no problem finding labor, Labor Minister Hsu Ming-chun (許...

Taiwan’s UN participation aligned to Canada’s goals: Fmr Sec. of State

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the day before the beginning of the 73rd session of the United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly, Canada's The Hill Times published a special article calling on the C...

Taiwanese hacker turns NT$1 into 502 iPhones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese IT engineer Chang Chi-yuan (張啟元) reportedly found a loophole with Apply Pay, and bought 502 new Apple iPhones for NT$1 (US$0.03), reports said. According to s...

Taiwan translation committee to choose between Marie Curie and Maria Skłodowska

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The name of a European woman who won Nobel Prizes in physics and chemistry more than a century ago has unexpectedly become the focus of a dispute in Taiwan’s educational c...

Taiwan President urges global cooperation to fight transnational telecom fraud

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Wednesday Taiwan will continue to work with other nations to combat cross-border telecom fraud, at a time when recent cases inv...

Facebook to sign agreement with Taiwan on tech collaboration 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Facebook's Vice President of Asia Pacific, Dan Neary will visit Taiwan on Sept. 26-27 to sign a cooperation agreement with the Taiwan government to help Taiwanese comp...

Budding Taiwanese designers invited to present collections in New York

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's emerging talent in the fashion world will shine in New York as two local designers are invited to showcase their spring/summer lines for 2019 in a runway show...

UN ban on Taiwan journalists is ‘unacceptable discrimination’: RSF

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Reporters Without Borders (RSF) called on the United Nations (U.N.) to allow Taiwanese journalists to attend and cover its events, in a statement published on Sept. 18. ...

2018 Daniel Pearl World Music Day to be held at Taipei Hakka Cultural Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Originally planned for Saturday, Sept. 15, but delayed by Typhoon Margkhut, Taiwan will be celebrating the annual Daniel Pearl World Music Day this coming Sunday, Sept. 23...

Israeli-American murder suspect denies charges, clashes with AIT: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - During five hours of questioning by the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB), Israeli-American tattoo artist Oren Shlomo Mayer denied involvement in the murder of a Canadian teac...

China's state-owned Cosco takes over Port of Kaohsiung: report 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- It appears that China's state-run shipping and logistics giant China Ocean Shipping Company (Cosco) could now own the Port of Kaohsiung, the largest harbor in Taiwan, ...