Upcoming events in Taipei for June 15-22

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This coming week is filled with many activities in Taipei including Dragon Boat Festivals, FIFA World Cup and many local live performance events. Regardless of the rain, m...

Taiwan fans impressed Ant-Man and the Wasp at red carpet event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Marvel’s “Ant-Man and the Wasp” stars Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly spent more than an hour signing autographs, taking pictures and interacting with fans...

Fishing party rescued from the ocean near Yehliu Geopark in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— A group of four men had to be rescued by police and fire department officials on the morning of June 11, when they went out fishing near Yehliu Geopark in Wanli District of...

Taiwan's youth team racked up medals in Japan last weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Taiwan’s national youth team collected many medals, personal bests and a new national record at the 18th Asian Junior Athletics Championship in Gifu, Japan. Over t...

Taiwan shows lots of love to NBA star Kyle Kuzma

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— NBA rookie Kyle Kuzma visited Taiwan June 6-8 to connect with fans and experience Taiwan's culture for the first time. Los Angeles Lakers star Kyle Kuzma enjoyed thr...

Taiwan’s Wulaokeng Scenic Area will reopen in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Wulaokeng Scenic Area in Yilan will reopen in early July just in time for summer activities. Wulaokeng Scenic Area has always been known for its clean camping grounds and...

Taiwan cools off with Cold Stone’s 11th anniversary deals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-- WIth the month of May seeing record temperatures hitting Taiwan, residents have found different ways of cooling off, but eating ice cream will always remain one of the most popu...

Taiwan's Ministry of Health and Welfare promotes WHO's World No Tobacco Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Today, May 31 is World No Tobacco Day, a yearly awareness day established by the World Health Organization (WHO) that highlights the risks associated with tobacco use. Th...

Taiwan’s top universities under investigation for substandard English course offerings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Peter Chang (張武修), Commissioner of the National Supervisory Commission of the Control Yuan, said on May 30 that National Taiwan University, Chenggong University, Tsinghua U...

New Taiwan Dollar depreciates quickly amid economic uncertainty in Spain and Italy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— As the United States dollar continues to rise, the exchange rate of the New Taiwan Dollar against the US dollar was NT$30.010 on May 30, a depreciation of 2.20 points, reac...

Capturing ‘two sides of the coin’ of Freddy Lim’s life in the new film ‘Metal Politics Taiwan’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "Metal Politics Taiwan" depicts "two sides of the coin" referring to Freddy Lim, a metal rock star and a politician, both modern and traditional. ...

Upcoming events in Taipei for May 25-31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the sun beaming and the temperature rising, this is the perfect weekend to get out and have fun. This weekend in Taipei, there will be plenty of music events, pool pa...

Taiwan premiers 'Here To Be Heard: The Story of The Slits’ at Urban Nomad Film Fest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Urban Nomad Film Fest began Thursday with the Taiwan premier screening of"Here To Be Heard: The Story of The Slits." Jennifer Shagawat, the executive pro...

Taiwan promotes vocational and technical education for overseas compatriot students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - To commemorate Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's second year in office, chief of the Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC) is looking back at the achievements of the educa...

'Chinese Taipei' team name change denied for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Taiwan's Olympic team will continue to compete under their current name "Chinese Taipei", and not change it to “Team Taiwan,” at the 2020 Tokyo Ol...