Taiwan sends dogs to sniff out swine fever violators at Taoyuan Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The day the maximum fine for smuggling banned meat products into the country was raised to NT$1 million (US$32,400), dogs were patrolling Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to...

Scoot launches new Airbus A320 on Singapore-Taiwan route

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Budget airline Scoot has begun to use its new fleet of Airbus A320neo aircraft on its Singapore-Taoyuan route, reported CNA. General manager of Scoot Taiwan, Lee Yu-hsi...

Parole approved for Taiwan tycoon jailed in food safety scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ting Hsin International (頂新) tycoon Wei Ying-chun (魏應充) will soon be out of prison after serving more than 500 days of a two-year prison sentence for his role in food safe...

Apparent temperature to dip to 12 degrees in Taiwan by Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a northeastern monsoon continues to impact Taiwan, the mercury in northern Taiwan will dip to 14 degrees Celsius, but the apparent temperature will drop to 13 degrees and an...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake rocks Taiwan's Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattled the eastern Taiwan County of Hualien at 9:24 p.m. tonight, according the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the quake was 13.3...

Jeannie, Bii and members of Korean Highlight ready to shine at Taiwan Taoyuan’s countdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taoyuan’s 2019 New Year countdown party will feature a great cast, including Jeannie Hsieh, Eagle Music’s Bii, members of Korean male group Highlight, and Lami...

Shopping centers in Taiwan’s Taoyuan are full of Christmas spirit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Christmas is just around the corner, shopping malls in Taoyuan have geared up for the holiday season and instilled the festive spirit with Christmas decorations, crafts...

Breaking News: Taiwanese terror suspect lands in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese terror suspect An Tso “Edward” Sun (孫安佐) landed at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport 7:58 p.m. tonight (Dec. 11) after being jailed for 261 days for th...

Taiwan terror suspect to land in Taiwan tonight, faces questions by prosecutors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese terror suspect An Tso “Edward” Sun (孫安佐) is set to return to Taiwan tonight (Dec. 11), when prosecutors will seek to question him over his potential viola...

Australian passport holders may now enroll in Taiwan's e-gate entry program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Australian visitors to Taiwan traveling with China Airlines or EVA Air can now enter the country with a little less hassle the e-gate option, which will now accept Austral...

K-Pop idols BTS involved in tour bus collision after Taiwan concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The popular Korean group of idols BTS ran into a bit of trouble on the roads of Taiwan following a show in Taoyuan on Dec. 9, after completing the last Taiwan stop on thei...

Taiwan terror suspect to land in Taiwan tomorrow night

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese terror suspect An Tso “Edward” Sun (孫安佐) is set to return to Taiwan tomorrow evening (Dec. 11), after being jailed for 249 days for threatening to launch ...

Magnitude 5.1 quake rattles Hualien, shock waves felt across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 11:15 p.m. this evening, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor...

Mayor-elect of Tainan, Taiwan mulling marketing trip to China

TAIPEI (CNA) --Tainan Mayor-elect Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲) of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) said recently that he will consider visiting China to market his city's tourism if the opport...

Northeast monsoon to bring cold, wet weather to N. Taiwan through weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that as a northeast monsoon strengthens, strong winds will be observed on the coastal areas and northern Taiwan will see cold, wet wea...