Bikeway connecting New Taipei and Taoyuan inaugurated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mayors of New Taipei City and Taoyuan both participated in the inauguration ceremony for a 65-kilometer bikeway that now connects the two cities, CNA reported on Tuesd...

Taiwan's I-Mei Foods invests NT$3 billion to expand biomedicine campus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — I-Mei Foods Co. is further expanding its footprint in Taoyuan and aims to become Asia's third-largest freeze vacuum drying service provider, with the lofty goal of pro...

Ban on disposable tableware at restaurants, food courts to start Jan. 1

A ban on the use of disposable tableware at restaurants and food courts in shopping malls will take effect in 10 municipalities in Taiwan next year, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) s...

Video shows KMT legislator assaulting Taipei police officer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a demonstration held by the Kuomintang (KMT) party outside the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday (Dec. 6), legislator Chen Yin-min (陳宜民) was caught on video ...

Snow likely in mountains today as cold air mass blasts Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A combination of a northeast monsoon and a continental cold air mass will bring cold and wet weather to Taiwan today (Dec. 6), with snow likely in the mountains today and ...

Machine gun seized at underground casino disguised as car wash in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police arrested two men and seized a submachine gun and three pistols during a raid on an underground gambling den disguised as an auto repair shop and carwash in northern...

Filipino Christmas celebrations to kick off Sunday in Taiwan's Taoyuan

The Philippine representative office will host a Christmas celebration in Taoyuan on Sunday to spread festive cheer for Filipinos in Taiwan with prizes, cultural presentations and a performance by a s...

Green Party Taiwan says man in court video scored only 59% facial similarity with Chinese spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Green Party Taiwan says a man in a video purported to be self-proclaimed Chinese spy Wang "William" Liqiang (王立強) being convicted for fraud only has 59 percent s...

Netflix undecided on whether to air Taiwan's 'House of Cards'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's first political drama, "Island Nation," (國際橋牌社) will not likely be released on Netflix, but shown on local channels instead. CTWANT reported on T...

SUV sent flying into FamilyMart in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An SUV was sent hurtling into a FamilyMart convenience store after it was struck by a vehicle running a red light in northern Taiwan's Taoyuan City early Wednesday mor...

Taoyuan Mesona Flower Festival recreates France's Provence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Taoyuan Mesona Flower Festival will recreate France's Provence and its famous purple lavender fields, according to a news release on Taoyuan Travel, Tuesday (...

Magnitude 4.1 earthquake jars NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.1 earthquake shook northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 2:56 a.m. on Monday morning (Nov. 18), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epi...

Green Party Taiwan nominates high-profile psychologist as legislator-at-large

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Green Party Taiwan (GPT) revealed its list of legislators-at-large on Thursday (Nov. 14), including a famous doctor of psychology Cheng Hui-wen (鄭惠文) and party founder...

Taiwan Tourist Shuttle bus to stop at Amuping Marina

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Tourist Shuttle bus No. 502, which operates the Xiaowulai route between Taoyuan Bus Taoyuan Station and Xiaowulai Skywalk, will stop at Amuping Marina twice a day o...

Taoyuan Flower Festival's Daxi event blossoms in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Taoyuan Flower Festival's Daxi event kicked off with a ceremony on Sunday (Nov. 10), featuring blossoming flowers in a 17-acre field surrounding the Li Teng-f...