Taiwan's tennis phenom Hsieh Su-wei delivers surprise upset over Germany's Kerber

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese tennis champion, Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇), marked another victory on Feb. 20 at the 2019 Dubai Tennis Championships. Hsieh, who is ranked 31 in the world, successfu...

Popular Japanese discount supply store Don Quijote coming to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese discount store chain, Don Quijote, announced plans to increase its presence across Asia on Feb. 20, with new stores to be launched in Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong,...

Taiwan’s MOI mulls revision of uniform ID number for foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of the Interior (MOI) said in an English news release on Feb. 11, reinforcing the government's dedication to revising "the numerical forma...

1 Filipino dead, one severely injured in attack on Taiwanese vessel

One Filipino crew member was killed and another seriously injured when one of their compatriots attacked them with a knife aboard a Pingtung-registered fishing vessel in the Indian Ocean Wednesday, th...

Taiwanese student tests positive for Zika virus after a trip to Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese man has been diagnosed with Zika virus after his trip to Vietnam, announced the Center for Disease Control (CDC), and it becomes the first confirmed case of the dis...

Taiwan President rejects 'peace treaty' with China to avoid compromising national sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) rejected the possibility of signing a peace treaty with Beijing, noting that Taiwanese people will not agree upon any pacts crafted to undermi...

'We have to be prepared' for growing China threat: Taiwan President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an interview with CNN, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said that the country must be prepared for China's growing military threat, but the rest of the world should t...

China will declare no-fly zone around Taiwan before invasion: Japanese general

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A retired Japanese general claims that as part of its plan to invade Taiwan in 2025, it will first set up a no-fly zone, followed by a battle with its naval and air forces and ...

Taiwan’s foreign students thrilled at ‘bombing of Master Handan’ event to mark Lantern Fest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A group of 200 students from 25 countries on exchange programs in Taiwan was offered a rare opportunity to have a taste of local Lantern Festival culture in an event hoste...

Taiwan's Hot-Star Large Fried Chicken now open in Montreal, Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese fast food chain Hot-Star Large Fried Chicken, which boasts chicken cutlets that are "bigger than your face," opened a branch in Montreal, Canada late last y...

Taiwan's President Tsai responds to insulting English test question

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In response to an English test question at a Chiayi high school that drew national attention over the weekend, President Tsai responded with clever and educational comment...

Canadian man calls on public to help find missing brother in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Canadian man is searching for the whereabouts of his brother, who has been missing for over two years and was last seen in eastern Taiwan. David Allan Broderick "Dave...

Taiwan Presidential Office building to host centennial celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Presidential Office revealed the visual design and animation Monday for an upcoming campaign to celebrate the centennial of the building where Taiwan’s leaders h...

Learning to appreciate a modern miracle - Taiwan: William Stanton

It is not surprising that many, perhaps most, people around the world do not know about Taiwan. After all, China -- with the support of more and more countries -- has isolated Taiwan diplomatically fo...

Four things about Taiwan’s metro systems that pleasantly 'shock' foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Most Taiwanese people may take everything about Taiwan's metro systems for granted, because they have long been using the public transportation to get around their city for...