New bus routes in Taiwan’s Taoyuan serve Zhongli and Bade areas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Services provided by two new city bus routes in Taoyuan are expected to bring more convenience to passengers traveling to and from the city’s Zhongli and Bade areas,...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - March 22

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes Customer bleeds after biting 'needle' buried in McDonald's burger; Taiwan's EVA Air recognized as world's 2nd cleanest airli...

Chinese-American man shouts 'Trump save me' after tossing wife off Taiwan airport stairway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a Chinese-American man Wan (萬) was arrested for shoving his wife off the fourth-floor staircase in the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, he was overheard shouting &qu...

Cambodia Airways cancels flight route between Phnom Penh and central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cambodia Airways has halted direct flights between Phnom Penh and Taichung as of March 6, just four months after it introduced the flight route between the capital of Camb...

Visitor from Myanmar attacks pork-sniffing dog at Taiwan airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A visitor from Myanmar attacked a dog trained to sniff out banned meat products and his handler upon arriving at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, the Apple Daily reported W...

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolts NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.7 earthquake rattled residents of northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 12:01 p.m. today, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of t...

US could announce sale of M1A2X tanks to Taiwan before July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A military official has said the U.S. will announce the sale of M1A2X battle tanks to Taiwan within the next three months. Taiwan ramped up its requests for U.S.-built ...

Update: American man allegedly pushes wife off 4th-floor staircase at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport

Update: Police announced that both people involved were Asian Americans over 30 years of age. Police believe that the incident occurred when a Taiwanese-American woman surnamed Chang (張) tried to stop...

Taiwan Far Eastern Air flight veers off runway at Kalibo Airport, PHI

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the evening of Wednesday, March 13, an accident occurred involving a Far Eastern Air Transport flight that arrived the Kalibo International Airport of the Philippines. ...

Music teacher forces students to repeat anti-Chen Chu chant in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A high school music teacher is being investigated for violating administrative neutrality by discussing his political point of view in class and having his students recite insu...

Taiwan electric scooter firm Gogoro releases new Gogoro 2 variant: the Rumbler

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s fastest growing electric scooter start-up Gogoro announced the release of a new model scooter on Wednesday, March 13, the Gogoro 2 Rumbler. The Rumbler&r...

The 2019 Tour de Taiwan to get underway in Taipei on March 17

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2019 Tour de Taiwan, a 723-km-long cycle race across Taiwan with five stages this year, will take place over 5 days from March 17 to March 21, with each day completing a st...

China Airlines flight from Sydney to Taiwan delayed by 16 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A China Airlines (CAL) flight from Sydney was delayed for 16 hours after a jet bridge hit the Airbus A350, reports said Wednesday. A total of 207 passengers had booked the fl...

Dead female Tamkang University student found next to drunk teen in Taipei park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The body of a female Tamkang University student was found lying facedown in a ditch in a riverside park in Taipei's Shilin District this morning, and a drunk 16-year-old bo...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jarred eastern Taiwan's Hualien County this afternoon at 12:32 p.m., according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the tembl...