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Belize ambassador to Taiwan shares cultural highlights with underprivileged children

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Belizean Ambassador to Taiwan Candice Pitts shared her country’s rich culture and natural beauty with students in the Middle Sunshine Program on Monday (March 28) at...

Ontario Provincial Parliament commemorates 150 years since Canadian missionary's arrival in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ontario Provincial Parliament member Ernie Hardeman issued a statement on Tuesday (March 22) to commemorate the 150th-anniversary of Canadian missionary George Leslie Mack...

Drunk driver who fatally struck Filipino cyclist released on bail in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man suspected of fatally injuring a Filipino cyclist in a hit-and-run incident on Sunday (March 20) has been released on bail. Early Sunday morning, four Philippine n...

Filipino cyclist killed by drunk driver in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino man was killed by a drunk driver Sunday morning (March 20) while on his way to a cycling race in New Taipei. Four Philippine nationals were riding their bicy...

Japanese students hold 'thank you' event for Taiwan's assistance in 311 Tohoku earthquake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese students held an event in Tamsui on Sunday afternoon (March 6) to thank Taiwan for its help after the Tohoku earthquake in 2011. To commemorate the 11th annive...

Taiwan celebrates 150 years since arrival of Canadian missionary George Leslie MacKay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) highlighted the contributions the Canada Presbyterian Church made to Taiwan's democratization process during a ceremony on Sunday (March 6...

Taiwan Army conducts combat readiness exercise ahead of Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Army’s Guandu Area Command held a reconnaissance and patrol exercise to maintain combat readiness ahead of the Lunar New Year on Wednesday (Jan. 26). T...

New Taipei NYE fireworks attract more than 60,000 spectators

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei's fireworks display to ring in 2022 attracted more than 60,000 people this year, according to the New Taipei City Government. The fireworks began shootin...

‘Ghost towns’ turned into coveted housing projects in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Housing projects in redevelopment zones dominated the booming property market in northern Taiwan in 2021, according to an analysis by the journal Myhousing. Data sugges...

New Taipei announces 10 best spots to watch Tamsui fireworks on NYE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City Government on Monday (Dec. 21) announced the 10 best spots to watch the fireworks display near the estuary of the Tamsui River on New Year's Eve. ...

Taipei MRT withdraws train promoting Nicaragua after diplomatic break

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) train promoting Central American nations including Nicaragua was taken out of service Friday (Dec. 10) after the country switched recogni...

Delta-positive scientist took MRT to 14 locations in Taipei, New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Dec. 9) revealed the multiple locations in Taiwan and New Taipei that a COVID-positive lab researcher has visited o...

Suspected drunk driver flees accident in New Taipei, rolls car shortly afterwards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A suspected drunk driver was referred to authorities on suspicion of committing offenses against public safety on Tuesday (Dec. 7) after she fled the scene of a collision ...

New Taipei mayor hopes New Year fireworks will supplant Taipei's as nation's best

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City Government will hold a fireworks display lasting 13 minutes and 14 seconds over the Tamsui River on New Year's Eve, with a view to replace the Taip...

New Taipei’s Pinglin to hold tea fair and light festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei’s Pinglin District, famous for its tea plantations, will hold a tea fair and a light festival over two weekends from Dec. 4-15. According to the Pingli...