Homegrown textile firm champions clean, green production practices

The textile industry is an energy intensive sector that uses a great amount of water in the dyeing process. In recent years, water-free dyeing techniques have been employed in Taiwan. Singtex Industri...

Beitou earthquake biggest in Taipei in 41 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Though Taiwan is no stranger to earthquakes, yesterday's (Jan. 17) magnitude 5.7 temblor was the largest to hit northwestern Taiwan in 41 years. The quake struck yesterd...

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake rattles Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck Taiwan's capital city of Taipei today (Jan. 17) at 1:59 p.m., with an intensity level of 3 being felt in Taipei City, New Taipei City and ...

Runner walks away with same body weight of Kinmen Kaoliang at Kinmen Marathon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A lucky man walked away with the same body weight of Kinmen Kaoliang from a prize draw at Kinmen Marathon on Sunday.   Zhou Jun-ji (周俊吉), 38, from Taoyuan City, said...

Taoyuan International Airport to launch nighttime taxi service for co-ride passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport has announced that a nighttime co-ride taxi service is launching for passengers who arrive at the airport at midnight or later, C...

Taoyuan MRT signs training scheme with Taiwan university and high school

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taoyuan Metro Corporation, which operates the Taoyuan Airport Mass Rapid Transit line, signed an agreement Tuesday with Kainan University and Ching Hua High School in ...

Taipei, Chiayi County and Kaohsiung rated best in hotel management evaluation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taipei City, Chiayi County and Kaohsiung City topped the 2017 evaluation of hotel management among local governments conducted by Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau, according to...

Happy New Year from Taoyuan City of Northern Taiwan

TAIPEI(Taiwan News) - Counting down to 2018 from the last hundred seconds of 2017, Taoyuan City wishes you a Happy New Year! Many audiences were present at the Taoyuan Arts Centre on the last day o...

Taiwan's second largest egg supplier under scrutiny for selling expired eggs mixed with fresh ones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Dec. 28,  officers from Taoyuan District Prosecutors' Office and the Ministry of Justice's Investigation Bureau inspected CJ-Taian Co. (萇記泰安), Taiwan&...

Singaporean woman attempts suicide after her online love refused to show up in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Thursday Dec.28, a 37 year old Singaporean woman surnamed Chew who flew to Taiwan to visit the man she first met online, tried to commit suicide by jumping from a multi...

Taiwan's president pledges stronger defense to counter China 

TAOYUAN CITY, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen pledged Friday to step up military spending to defend the self-ruled island's sovereignty in the face of China's gr...

Taiwan president pledges stronger defense to China pressure

TAOYUAN CITY, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has pledged to step up defense spending to defend the self-ruled island's sovereignty in the face of China's growing military assertiveness...

Using a mop to turn a life around—Unipapa founder Jimi Chen

Are there too many design graduates competing for too few jobs in Taiwan? In reality, there is a high demand for local product designers. To make a good living, however, it is vital that they know how...

Breaking Bad: English teachers caught cultivating cannabis 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police in the northern Taiwanese city of Taoyuan raided two properties where marijuana was found to be growing yesterday with two former English cram school teachers identified...

Best Places In Asia To Celebrate The New Year

TAIPEI(Taiwan News) - Many in Asia would say how you begin the year sets a precedent for the next 365 days that come after. So if you are hesitating on where to go, check out the cities which you...