Magnitude 4.1 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.1 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 10:46 a.m. today (April 19), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the qua...

Taiwan's I-Mei Foods revisits Davao for 2nd direct hiring event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - After holding a series of direct hiring interviews and orientations in Davao City of the Philippines in November 2017, the first of its kind by a Taiwanese c...

Third person in Taoyuan confirmed with measles, 373 exposed 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three cases of the measles have been confirmed and 373 people have been exposed to the virus in Taoyuan this year, and those who suspect they have...

Taiwan and UK set to collaborate on green energy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Graham Stuart, British minister for investment at the Department for International Trade, arrived in Taiwan Monday for a two-day visit intended to strengthen the bila...

3 adults, 1 child killed in Taoyuan house fire

Taipei (CNA) - Three adults and one child were killed early Thursday in a house fire in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan, fire officials said that day. The Taoyuan Fire Department said it receive...

Removal of left turn boxes for scooters led to 40% fewer accidents in Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A trial carried out in northern Taiwan's Taoyuan City to remove the use of left turn boxes by scooters and instead allow them to directly make left turns has resulted in fe...

Filipino rappers to battle it out in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A rap battle featuring new Filipino artists will be held this weekend on April 8 in Taoyuan's Zhongli District, according to event organizer and head of Alpha Martial ...

Taiwan catches 2 tons of drugs hidden inside machinery from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Customs in Keelung found 2 tons of raw materials enough to make ketamine for 5 million people hidden inside machinery imported from China, reports said Saturday. Five s...

Taiwan’s National Central University signs satellite accord with Airbus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Central University in Taoyuan City signed an agreement with Airbus Friday which will allow the direct reception of information from SPOT 6/7 satellites for use in...

Report: British Minister for Investment Graham Stuart to visit Taiwan next month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—British Minister for Investment Graham Stuart will visit Taiwan on April 9 and 10, during which he will announce major Taiwanese investments in the UK and witness the s...

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake rattles central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck central Taiwan's Nantou County to day at 8:17 a.m. this morning (March 29), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicente...

Taiwan’s Taoyuan mayor: Taoyuan Aerotropolis project to enter physical development stage in 3rd quarter of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) said in a city council meeting on Wednsday that the Taoyuan Aerotropolis project has been approved by the city plannin...

Taipei SCSE opens, showcasing latest innovative IoT solutions for smart cities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Smart City Summit kicked off on Tuesday, March 27, with many of Taiwan’s ICT leaders and politicians expressing their the hope that the show will ...

Heavy rain advisory issued for 11 counties and cities in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a new weather front arrives in Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) this morning (March 20) issued a Heavy Rain Advisory for 11 counties and cities in Taiwan. At...

Taiwan’s Taoyuan City mayor calls on the public to join foster care 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—In order to provide care to more abused children, Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) Tuesday called on the public to join the foster care system. At a press conferen...