10 must-go arts and culture events taking place in Taiwan this October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is abounding with arts and culture this October, and Taiwan News has selected 10 must-go events happening across the island, from Taipei in the north to Kaohsiung i...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP ALLIES STRUGGLE OVER HOW TO MANAGE IMPEACHMENT THREAT ...

Thai prime minister advises masks against Bangkok smog

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's prime minister has urged people in Bangkok to wear face masks to filter out unhealthy air pollution as smog enveloped the capital. Prime Minister Prayuth Ch...

Director promises dank thrills in Thai cave boys rescue saga

BANGKOK (AP) — Their story gripped the world: determined divers racing against time and water to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped for more than two weeks in a flooded cave deep inside a n...

More arrests made over alleged mistreatment of Thai models

BANGKOK (AP) — Concern over the sexual abuse of models hired to attend private parties in Thailand has grown with new accusations of wrongdoing following the death of a partygoer. Po...

Male model arrested in widely publicized Thai sex case

BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand have arrested a male model accused of taking an unconscious woman home, boasting online about his sexual exploits, and leaving her lifeless body in the lobby of his b...

ASEAN wants to reduce energy consumption by 30 percent by 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York Monday (September 23), leaders of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) promised to reduce energy con...

Estate of late Leicester City team owner sued over crash

BANGKOK (AP) — The family of an employee of the Thai owner of England's Leicester City soccer team who died in the same helicopter crash that took her boss's life has sued his estate and his family's ...

MOFA short film spotlights Taiwan’s ICAO bid

A short film spotlighting how Taiwan Can Help realize the International Civil Aviation Organization’s objective of a seamless sky and ensure “No Country Left Behind” was released Sep...

'Climate strike' crosses continents: A look at the protests

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of mostly young people marched, rallied and demonstrated around the world Friday, demanding action to combat climate change. A look at some of the "Global Climate...

The Latest: Filipinos honor dead environmental defenders

The Latest on the global climate protests being held in cities around the world (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Dozens of Filipino activists have marched in Manila to honor the memory of activists ...

Thailand sends 13 fraud suspects back to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police detained 13 Taiwanese fraud suspects in a suburb of the Thai capital Bangkok and decided to deport them to Taiwan, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said Wedn...

Thai leader dodges opposition questions over flawed oath

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's prime minister has come under fire in a parliamentary debate because he omitted a key phrase in taking his oath of office in July, but dodged opposition demands to explain wh...

Thai officials deny swine fever outbreak after culling news

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's government has denied rumors of an outbreak of African swine fever that spread after media reports of the culling of pigs in the country's north. An Agricul...

Popular panda on loan from China dies in Thai zoo

BANGKOK (AP) — Zoo staff in northern Thailand have donned black and white clothing and observed a minute of silence to mourn the sudden death of their popular male giant panda, who was on a long-term ...